March 8, 2013

Historic Real Estate: The $1, Everything-Must-Go Edition

  • By: Emily Potter

If you’ve got a little ingenuity and some imagination, one of these modest homes could be for you. The only catch is that you’ll have to move it out of Ettrick, Virginia by June 30. These properties have been designated as “contributing” to the Historic District of Ettrick and most were originally built as mill worker houses, but all are in danger of demolition if they’re not moved. See a more complete listing of the $1 homes for sale here.

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Front of 21013 Chesterfield Avenue.

21013 Chesterfield Avenue -- Ettrick, Virginia

It may look small from the photo, but you’ll get 2,177 square-feet with this property. It comes with a guest cottage, and unique features like a brick fireplace and arched entrance ways make this 1890 house a unique find. Price tag: $1

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Front of 21007 Chesterfield Avenue with barn in the backyard.

21007 Chesterfield Avenue -- Ettrick, Virginia

Right down the street is this quaint Colonial-style house. The three-bedroom, two-bath house features a charming front porch and a barn in the back that is yours for the taking. With a little love and care, the house could be once again be called home. Price tag: $1

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Back of 21207 Chesterfield Avenue.

21207 Chesterfield Avenue -- Ettrick, Virginia

It’s a 1924 Cape Cod property listed for commercial use and it’s got great potential. You’ll find decorative columns and two fireplaces inside this two-story house. All it needs is re-location and restoration. Price tag: $1

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