3120 Floyd Avenue, Richmond, Virginia

~ The Museum District~

A treasure in the heart of the Museum District, this 1915 farmhouse offers a stunning state-of-the-art kitchen and three full bathrooms plus an enormous 4-bay garage. A remarkable find close to everything that Carytown offers!


LEGAL: 33.83 x 181.00
BUILT IN: 1915
HEATING: Gas, forced air
COOLING: Central air, 2 zone
HOT WATER: Electric
SQUARE FOOTAGE: 2688 finished (720 in garage) as per tax
ELECTRICAL: 200 amp Circuit Breaker Panel
TAXES: $3,360 for 2010
PRICE: $ 479,000

FIRST FLOOR DESCRIPTION – 9’6” ceiling height

Exterior Entrance: Cheerfully painted and built with quality construction, this Museum District house welcomes you with its walkway from the city sidewalk, marked by semicircular flower beds and anchored with large stones. Lovely garden beds with relaxing places to sit under the huge shade tree draw you to the arched and open 22’6” x 8’2” Front Porch. Stone foundation, wooden steps with railing, scored concrete floor. Metal and glass front door light. Raised panel front door has both a turnkey doorbell and a side doorbell from its days as a duplex. Raised panel side light with brass mailslot.

Front Entrance Hall: 28’10” x 6’3” ~ Crystal chandelier at entrance, one window with pleated shade at far end. Oak Staircase to Second Floor with impressive newel posts and turned balustrades. Hidden 3’10” x 2’8” under stair storage area, wainscoting. Carrier thermostat. Guest coat closet with raised panel door is 5’+ deep with two rods. Opening to Dining Room, original raised panel doors to Living Room and Kitchen. Heart pine floor.

Dining Room: 14’8” x 14’ ~ Fireplace, marbleized slate mantel with etched design, original small subway tile hearth, wrought iron grate. Ceiling fan with three lights. Two large south-facing windows. Wide opening to Living Room. Heart pine floor.

Living Room: 18’ x 14’5” ~ Fireplace, marbleized slate mantel with etched design, original small subway tile hearth. Ceiling fan with caned panels and four lights. Three windows. FIOS cable. Heart pine floor.

Kitchen: 21’ x 13’ ~ Tall Peacock granite countertops with glass tile backsplash, blonde maple custom 48’ wall cabinets as well as undercounter cabinets with brushed stainless hardware, easy-glide drawers, vertically-divided cabinets for trays, a double trash/recycling cabinet, and two L-shaped corner cabinets. KitchenAid hood, dishwasher, double oven with both microwave and convection, refrigerator-freezer with filtered water and ice. Kenmore Elite 5 burner gas stove. Oversized deep single bowl stainless sink with Pfister Euro-style bar faucet. Decorative frosted glass ceiling fixture over eat-in area, modern four-light decorative ceiling fixture over island, two blue glass pendant lights over sink. 4’1” x 3’2” breakfast bar island with bookshelves, drawer and cabinets. FIOS cable. One replacement window over sink and one window with pleated shades. Recessed lights. Brushed stainless decorative floor vent covers. Door to Laundry Room with glass transom. 18” ceramic tile floor.

Laundry Room: 10’8” x 6’8” ~ Maytag Performa washer, GE Profile electric dryer, electric hot water heater. Fifteen-light door to First Floor Rear Porch, one window with pleated shade, raised panel door to First Full Bath. Ceramic tile floor.

First Full Bath: 10’2 x 6’8” ~ Decorative overhead ceiling fixture. Kohler pedestal sink, beveled mirror, and floor-to-ceiling glass tile mosaic wall behind mirror. Oversized 4’ x 3’ shower with “soapstone” marble subway tile floor, large mosaic tile surround, small glass tile mosaic borders, two corner shelves, Moen faucet and multi-spray sunburst showerhead. Locked raised panel door to outside. Ceramic tile floor.

First Floor Rear Porch: 16’ x 12’3” ~ Covered, with plenty of room for a grill and several seating and eating areas. Center stairs to Rear Yard and side stairs to Side Yard. Four hooks for flower baskets. Security lights.

SECOND FLOOR DESCRIPTION – 8’10” ceiling height

Center Hall: 29’ long with curved banister and turned balustrades. Carrier thermostat. One window with pleated shade, pull-down Attic access with floored storage. Raised panel door to floor-to-ceiling Linen Closet between Third Full Bath and Third Bedroom. Raised panel doors to Home Office, Second Bedroom, Master Bedroom, Second Full Bath, and Third Bedroom. Heart pine floor.

Home Office: 8’8” x 6’ ~ Built-in wall cabinets. FIOS cable. One window with shade. Ceiling light. Raised panel door to Center Hall. Heart pine floor.

Second Bedroom (Front): 14’8” x 14’ ~ Fireplace with wooden mantel and surround with slate hearth and decorative metal trim. Brass and wood ceiling fan with four lights. Two floor-to-ceiling south-facing windows with shades. Raised panel door with glass transom to Center Hall. 3’+ closet across Hall. Heart pine floor.

Master Bedroom (Center): 17’7” x 13’10” ~ Non-working fireplace with wooden mantle and slate hearth. Two pendant lights as bedside lamps. Three windows with pleated shades. Raised panel doors to Private Master Bath and Center Hall, one with glass transom. Heart pine floor.

Private Master Bath: 11’ x 6’8” ~ Oversized 4’ x 3’ shower with marble tile floor and surround with two marble corner shelves, Pfister faucet and sunflower showerhead, overhead ceiling light. Vent fan. One window with pleated shade. Tall vanity with one-piece molded top, cabinets and drawers with brushed nickel hardware, mirror and four-light brushed nickel decorative light fixture. Raised panel door to Walk-in Master Closet. Marble tile floor.

Walk-in Master Closet: 10’6 x 6’7” ~ Huge, with three clothes rods and a shelf. Alabaster ceiling light fixture, one window, stack washer-dryer hookups, and raised panel door to Second Floor Rear Porch. Wall-to-wall carpet.

Second Floor Rear Porch: 16’ x 9’5” ~ Large open air space to relax, overlooking the Rear Yard and its gardens, and the perfect spot from which to watch the star-filled night sky. Stairs down to East Side Yard.

Third Full Bath: 9’ x 5’10” ~ Tub/shower with floor-to-ceiling marble tile surround. Single bowl bow-front sink with a vanity and drawers and cabinets with brushed nickel hardware. Large 3’ x 2’6” mirror and alabaster three-light decorative light fixture. Vent fan. Alabaster ceiling light fixture. Marble tile floor.

Third Bedroom (Rear): 13’ x 11’11” ~ Two windows with pleated shades, ceiling fan with four lights. Two closets, one with two rods and shelves, one with floor-to-ceiling shelves, raised panel doors. Heart pine floor.


Front Yard: Walkway from sidewalk is flanked by two semi-circular flower beds and anchored with large stones. Plants include daffodils, dogwood, elephant’s ears, hostas, Lenten roses, lilacs, oak, oxalis, phlox, and roses.

Rear Yard: Fully fenced. Semi-circular garden bed in front of Garage, garden beds bordering cobblestone walkway, garden beds bordering side fences. Plants include beauty berry bush, butterfly bush, candytuft, daffodils, elm, forsythia, Kiss Me Under the Garden Gate, marigolds, oxalis, peonies, phlox, pyracanthus, raspberries, roses, rosemary, strawberries, and Virginia bluebells. Swing attached to elm tree. Stepping stone path to both Side Yards, cobblestone center path from house to Garage.

East Side Yard: Under house storage for yard equipment. Stepping stone path from Rear Yard to steps to Decks. Euphorbia, hydrangea in garden bed.

West Side Yard: Double stepping stone path to Rear Yard fence.
Garage: 33’9” x 15’ ~ This original brick carriage house has been updated with Hardiplank, built-in storage in two places with electricity, and a new roof in 2009 to be an amazing and unusual four-bay garage, particularly in the Museum District. Two automatic 15’ wide garage doors on alley side, one automatic garage door and two people doors on house side.


John B. Cary Elementary, Albert Hill Middle, Thomas Jefferson High


Beautiful heart pine floors, up and down, with impressive baseboards
High ceilings, up and down
Original 5-panel raised panel doors throughout
All windows have storms and screens
Fully updated large eat-in Kitchen and all three Full Baths
Two Rear Decks for covered and open air relaxing
Former carriage house, now an amazing 4-bay garage with automatic doors
Featured on the 2010 Museum District Mother’s Day House and Garden Tour



Dede Deane Irwin   804-301-7808
Associate Broker, ABR, e-PRO, GRI

Lisa Ruffin Harrison   804-337-2578
Realtor, ABR, e-PRO, GRI

Joyner Fine Properties   804-270-9440
319 Maple Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23226


All information contained herein was obtained from sources deemed reliable but no warranty is intended, either expressed or implied. All measurements are approximate.