138 Garland Avenue
Amherst, VA 24521


Beds: 9
Baths: 7
Sq. Ft.: 8,000
Type: Single Family Home
Listing #300133
Own the largest and arguably the most beautiful home in Amherst! You will love living in this rambling 8,000 sq ft home on 5.6 acres located in the heart of Amherst and in walking distance to restaurants, antique shops, banks, and a grocery store. Enter this circa 1818 gem with a 2-story c 1972 addition and you will find 9 bedrooms, 7 full baths and 11 fireplaces. You will enjoy the lovely grounds all year round with daffodils and mature shrubbery blooming in the spring and a perennial garden continuing into fall. The pool area is private and inviting as are the welcoming paths through the property. This grand treasure is a fabulous family home while also lending itself well to entertaining both inside and out. It is an approved B & B if you think you would enjoy sharing your home. Near Sweet Briar College and within an easy drive of Liberty University, Lynchburg College and Randolph College.
Property Features
Location Information
County: Amherst
MLS Area: Amherst
Latitude: 37.582650
Longitude: -79.055158
Directions: From Lynchburg take 29 North Bypass to 2nd Amherst exit. Follow signs to 60 West and at traffic circle follow South Main Street to Garland Ave on left. First drive on right.
Interior Features
Rooms: Rec Room: 15x16 Level: Level 1 Above Grade; Foyer: 8x20 Level: Level 2 Above Grade; Great Room: 19x29 Level: Level 1 Above Grade; Office: 15x16 Level: Level 1 Above Grade
Interior: Ceiling Fan(s), Ceramic Tile Baths, Drywall, Great Room, High Speed Data Aval, Main Level Bedroom, Main Level Den, Master Bed w/ Bath, Paneling, Pantry, Plaster, Separate Dining Room
Master Bedroom Description: 30x25 Level: Level 1 Above Grade
Full Baths: 7
Dining Room Description: 19x20 Level: Level 1 Above Grade
Family Room Description: 19x20 Level: Level 2 Above Grade
Den: 17x12 Level: Level 1 Above Grade
Living Room Description: 18x16 Level: Level 2 Above Grade
Kitchen Description: 18x20 Level: Level 1 Above Grade
Has Fireplace: yes
Fireplace Description: 3+ Fireplaces, Den, Gas Log, Great Room, Leased Propane Tank, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Wood Burning
Heating: Electric Baseboard, Hot Water-Gas, Propane
Cooling: Central Electric
Floors: Brick, Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Wood
Laundry: Room & Level: 0x0 Level: Level 1 Above Grade; Features: Dryer Connection, Laundry Room, Main Level, Separate Laundry Rm., Washer Connections
Water Heater: Electric
Appliances: Dishwasher, Dryer, Range-Elec, Refrigerator, Self Cleaning Oven, Washer
Attic Description: Pull Down
Basement Description: Other
Other Bedrooms Description: 2nd Bedroom: 16x17 Level: Level 1 Above Grade; 3rd Bedroom: 13x16 Level: Level 2 Above Grade; 4th Bedroom: 14x15 Level: Level 2 Above Grade; 5th Bedroom: 19x20 Level: Level 3 Above Grade; 6th Bedroom: 18x16 Level: Level 3 Above Grade
Exterior Features
Style: Other, See Remarks
Stories: Three Or More
Exterior: In Ground Pool, Circular Drive, Landscaped, Secluded Lot, Tennis Courts Nearby, Golf Nearby, Ski Slope Nearby
Siding: Brick, Wood Siding
Roof: Metal, Shingle
Septic or Sewer: City
Water: City
Lot Size in Acres: 5.57
Lot Size in Sq. Ft.: 242, 455
Zoning: R2
Buildings: Storage Building
School District: Amherst
Elementary School: Amherst Elem
Middle School: Amherst Midl
High School: Amherst High
Additional Information
Property Sq. Ft.: Above Grade Fin. Sq. Ft: 8000; Est. Fin. Sq. Ft. Below Grade: 0; Est. Fin. Sq. Ft. Level 1: 3972; Est. Fin. Sq. Ft. Level 2: 2744; Est. Fin. Sq. Ft. Level 3: 1284; Est. Unfinished Sq. Ft. Total: 0
Property Type: SFR
Property SubType: Single Family Residence
Year Built: 1818
Age: 0
Status: Active
HOA Fee: 0
Tax Amount: 3, 500
Lot Acres Source: (Public Record)

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Seller's Representative:
Mary Snow Realty
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