700 Shirley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517

Stately 5-Bedroom House In Ghent

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Located in the "heart of Norfolk's Ghent," this stately 6,573 square foot Georgian-style home, built in 1922, has been lovingly restored by the current & former owners. Featuring a Mediterranean-style grounds with an unbelievable pool, patio, an exterior entry full bath and cabana - which is ideal for outdoor dining/entertaining and relaxing pool side! Features include a huge covered front porch, professional landscaping front and back, classic fountains & beautiful gardens! Amenities include a wonderful gourmet kitchen, an elevator and an elegant decor with top quality features! Interior appointments include hardwood floors, a magnificent cook's kitchen with dining area and a gas fireplace, an elevator, first floor bedroom and a multi-room master suite with oversized bath & huge closets. In addition, the bedroom and bath in the 3rd floor in law suite offers flexibility for accommodating guests! This gorgeous home was featured on the Garden Club of Norfolk's 2013 Historic Garden Tour!

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Home Details

  • beds5
  • baths5
  • property typeresidential
  • exterior finishbrick
  • year built1922
  • lot size0.26
  • fireplaceyes
  • neighborhood
  • Coolingcentral air, heat pump, two zone
  • Disclosuresdisclosure statement
  • Equipmentbackup generator, cable hookup, central vac, security sys, sump pump
  • Flooringwood
  • Interior Featuresbar, fireplace gas-natural, pull down attic stairs, walk-in closet, window treatments
  • Water Heaterelectric
  • Appliancesdishwasher, dryer, gas range, microwave, refrigerator, washer
  • Garageyes
  • New Constructionno
  • Property Sub Typedetached
  • Roofslate
  • Stylecolonial
  • Viewcity
  • Foundationbasement, crawl
  • Exterior Featurescorner, inground sprinkler, patio, poolhouse
  • Fenceback fenced, privacy, wall, yes
  • Sidingbrick
  • Waterfrontno
  • Poolin ground pool
  • Parking3 space, driveway spc, garage det 1 car, street
  • Heatingforced hot air, heat pump, nat gas, two zone
  • Sewercity county
  • Accessibility Featureselevator
  • Watercity county
  • Zoningr-11
  • Contingency Typenon contingent
  • Listing Typestandard agency er
  • Ownership Typesimple
  • Possessionnegotiab
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Price History
  • 03/18/2019listed$ 0$1,125,000
  • 05/24/2004sale$ 0$900,000
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  • W H Taylor Elementary School
    Class size: 15Distance: 0.50 mi
  • Blair Middle School
    Class size: 13Distance: 0.10 mi
  • Maury High School
    Class size: 13Distance: 0.31 mi
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  • MLS Number10245800
  • Listed03/18/2019
  • Listing SourceReal Estate Information Network, Inc.
  • Last Updated04/18/2019
  • Listing AgentCaroline McCartney
  • Offered ByBHHS Towne Realty