Number of Stories: 1.5
Width (bays): 6
Foundation Material: Concrete
Depth (rooms): 2
Structural System: Frame
Wall Cladding Material: brick, wood clapboards
Roof Shape: Gable
Roof Material: asphalt shingle
Decorative Details/Unique Features:
Sunken Road facade of structure is back of house; front of house not visible from the street. Arched windows in northwest gable. Semi-circular concrete porch with no stairs on southern facade, with arched double glass entry doors. Aluminum gutters painted golden copper. Brick chimney on northwest-end of house contains a large medallion at center. 3 dormers with clapboard siding. Manicured lawn and extensive landscaping. Concrete driveway along east side of structure with large parking area on northeast facade. Arched glass double doors on west-end of house at semi-circular raised patio. Covered porch/balcony at front entry doors on south facade of house.
Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:
Original brick in good condition. Shutters appear to be original and functioning with shutter dogs. Placement of structures as originally built. Modern windows and doors.
Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:
Palladian arched doors and windows are modern replacements. Brick wall a later addition. Modern shutters with period shutter dogs.
Condition of Primary Building: Good
Observable Threats: University
Compatibility with Adjacent Land Uses:
Position on lot off slightly with adjacent houses, but attribute this to the structure's position on a double lot. Compatible use, size, style and materials with neighboring buildings.
Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:
Deed book 78, Page 159
Deed book 87, Page 353
Fredericksburg VA Circuit Court Records
Property name: Garden View
Note: Front is back; back is front.
Double lot with 5001.