497 North St

Portsmouth, VA 23704 View Map $555,000 Ask a Question
Beds6
Baths5
Sq.Ft.3,200
Year1898
497 North St Portsmouth VA 23704 | MLS# 10505751 Photo 1
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Status: Sold
Property Type:Detached
MLS #:10505751
Sq. Feet:3,200
Date Sold:4/30/2024
Lot Size:0.09 Acres
County:Portsmouth
This remarkable 1898 Victorian Home, located in the heart of Olde Towne, offers a unique blend of historic charm & modern conveniences. As a Former "The Mermaids Porch" Bed & Breakfast, this house offers versatile options for its use. Features include imported Swarovski, Turkish, & Rhodium crystal chandeliers, original crown moldings, 4 fireplaces (1 gas-1 wood-2 decorative), and heart maple hardwood floors throughout. Outdoor spaces include 2 covered porches, covered balcony, deck, brick patio w/Hot Tub, prewired for an EV Charger. Renovations, early 2000s include a remodeled eat-in kitchen & bathrooms. 2012 updates include appliances, granite counters, electrical & plumbing, storm windows, hot water boiler, attic radiant barrier, new sewer drain. whole house Generac 22k generator, gutters w/leaf guards, and a 50-year premium architectural roof. 2014 new foundation pillars with footers & in 2022 exterior painting. Current flood insurance $1,200. This property boasts a rich history.

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Price Change History

Date Old Price New Price Percent Change
5/1/2024$569,000$555,000-2.5%

Community Information

Address:497 North St, Portsmouth, VA 23704
Area:21 - Central Portsmouth
County:Portsmouth
City:Portsmouth
Neighborhood:Olde Towne
Subdivision:Olde Towne
Zip Code:23704

School Information

High School:IC Norcom
Middle School:Churchland
Elementary School:Park View

Architecture

Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 5
Year Built:1898
Stories:2
Style:Victorian
Exterior: Clapboard, Wood
Roof: Asphalt Shingle, Metal

Features / Amenities

Appliances: Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Gas Range, Refrigerator, Washer
Interior Features: Fireplace Decorative, Fireplace Gas-natural, Fireplace Wood, Primary BR FP, Pull Down Attic Stairs, Walk-In Attic, Window Treatments
Flooring: Ceramic, Wood
Equipment: Attic Fan, Backup Generator, Cable Hookup, Ceiling Fan, Generator Hookup, Hot Tub, Security Sys, Tagged Fixtures
Rooms: 1st Floor BR, 1st Floor Primary BR, Attic, Balcony, Breakfast Area, PBR with Bath, Pantry, Porch, Utility Room
Exterior Features: Corner, Deck, Patio
Accessibility: Main Floor Laundry
Energy Efficiency: Radiant Barrier
Parking: Multi Car, Street
Cooling: Central Air, Zoned
Heating: Hot Water, Nat Gas, Radiator
Water Heater: Gas
Total Rooms:11

Rooms

SizeLevel
Primary Bedroom1

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.09 Acres
Lot Dimensions:51X75X50X74
Disclosure: Disclosure Statement, Historical District
Sewer: City/County
Water: City/County
Fence: Back Fenced, Privacy
Zoning:HR

Tax and Financial Info

Tax Amount: $5, 880
Home Owner Assoc. (HOA): No
Buyer’s Agent Commission: 3%

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Listing provided courtesy of BHHS RW Towne Realty.

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