605 Henri Road, Richmond, Virginia

An absolute treasure, this surprising brick-and-slate Cape combines the best of both worlds: traditional charm and all the amenities sophisticated new construction has to offer! Open spaces with high ceilings, masterful chef’s Kitchen open to dramatic Family Room, four fabulous Bedrooms, three stunning full Baths.

LEGAL: L134-135 60.00x130.00 Irregular Lot
YEAR BUILT: 1962
HEATING: Natural Gas
COOLING: Central Air
ELECTRICAL: 200 amp Circuit Breakers
SQUARE FOOTAGE: 3,077
TAXES: $6,273.60 for 2009
PRICE: $599,000



FIRST FLOOR DESCRIPTION

Entry Hall: 12’ x 8’5” ~ Soaring 17’ double height ceiling with dramatic curved balcony balustrade. Attractive 6-arm iron carriage lamp chandelier. Wainscoting and two-member crown moulding. Raised panel door with mail slot and heavy brass Baldwin hardware; four-light storm door with Baldwin hardware. 5’ cased openings with 5-light transoms to both Living Room and Dining Room. 5’ arched cased opening to Great Room. Coat Closet. Hardwood floors.

Living Room: 18’8” x 12’ ~ Wood burning fireplace with brick hearth and surround, Colonial mantel with simple frieze, flanked by pair of 2’9” built-in bookcases with decorative fluting and base cabinets below. One 8/8-light dual pane Pella window with 2 ½-inch Plantation shutters. One large bay window with 2’8” fixed-glass center section and 4/4 sidelights. 5’ cased opening with 5-light transom to Entry Hall. Hardwood floors.

Dining Room: 12’ x 12’ ~ Lovely well proportioned room perfect for formal entertaining. Handsome octagonal tray ceiling with decorative medallion and impressive scrolled and elongated 6-arm bronze-and-crystal chandelier (rheostat). Pair of Colonial brass wall sconces with silk shades. Wainscoting and two-member crown moulding. Two 8/8-light Pella windows with 2 ½-inch Plantation shutters. Pair of raised panel French doors to kitchen. Hardwood floors. 5’ cased opening with 5-light transom to Entry Hall.

Great Room: 28’8” x 25’ ~ Dramatic integrated space incorporating the Kitchen, Eat-in Area and Family Room. Flooded with natural light from a pair of 15-light French doors with 5-light transom, flanked by paired 9/9-light floor-to-ceiling side windows with 3-light transoms. 6’ Plantation shutters. Hardwood floors throughout.

Kitchen: 14’ x 14’ ~ Wonderfully well equipped chef’s kitchen with over 21 running feet of counter space topped with unusual blush-toned “Juparana Bordeaux” granite. Cooking station includes wrap-around three-sided counter with Jenn-Aire 4-burner gas cooktop and electric oven, Jenn-Aire warming drawer, plus elevated “Uba Tuba” granite bar with enough room for four to six stools – perfect for quick meals and casual entertaining. Custom Wood-Mode cabinetry in Provencal-style weathered ivory includes pull out and fitted drawers and extends full height to dentil-work crown. Double porcelain undermount sink with nickel-finish Delta faucet, soap dispenser and Euro sprayer. Wooden cornice above sink and 6/6-light window. Kitchen-Aid dishwasher with cabinetry panel front. Power strips under full length of upper cabinetry for appliance mobility. GE Profile side-by-side refrigerator with water/ice dispenser and cabinetry panel front flanked by pair of pull-out floor-to-ceiling pantry cabinets. Fabulous octagonal dark-stained butcher block island with round undermount stainless steel sink and Delta nickel-finish faucet. Storage cabinets beneath with electrical outlets. Hardwood floors.

Eat-in Area: 8’ x 9’ ~ Sunny corner perfect for quick meals. Pair of 9/9-light windows with 3-light transoms and full-height Plantation shutters. 5-arm burnished brass chandelier with shades. Hardwood floors.

Family Room: 21’ x 11’ ~ Diagonal corner gas FP with glazed brick surround and slate hearth. TV cabinet above. Recessed speakers, surround sound. Recessed lights. Hardwood floors. Staircase to second floor. Pair of French doors to a brick terrace and the Rear Yard.

Fourth Bedroom (or Office): 15’ x 11’3” ~ Three windows. Bronze/frosted glass ceiling fixture. Large double closet (7’2”) with rod and shelving. Hardwood floors.

First Floor Full Bath: 11’3” x 5’6” ~ Creative combination full bath/powder room with marble-pattern ceramic tile floor. Ceramic tile tub/shower cleverly concealed behind raised panel bi-fold doors to create formal powder room. Antique mahogany bombe commode houses undermount porcelain sink with granite counter. Delta brushed nickel faucet. Triple frosted glass/antique bronze fixture. Vent fan.

Stairs to Second Floor ~ Graciously turned 3 ½-foot wide staircase conveniently located in center of house to create dramatic Entry Hall. Stylish Hermes-design runner, turned banister, mahogany handrail.

SECOND FLOOR DESCRIPTION

Upstairs Hall: 17’8” x 5’8” ~ Graceful apse with curved banister overlooks Entry Hallbelow. Three recessed lights. Artistic mounted drying racks for laundry. Push-up access panel for attic.

Laundry Room: 6 ½-foot wide double raised panel doors conceal convenient second-floor laundry area with hanging cabinets. Whirlpool Duet HT front loading washer with pedestal storage drawers with 2 removable dividers and pan. Whirlpool Duet front loading dryer with pedestal storage drawers. Fluorescent lighting. Two smoke detectors.

Master Bedroom: 15’3” x 14’3” ~ Stunning suite distinguished by 11’3” vaulted ceiling, unusual ½-moon window and pair of flanking windows; four small windows. Hardwood floors, ceiling fan. Two smoke detectors.

Her Closet: 5’6” x 6’2” ~ Convenient built-in wall-mount ironing board (Lifestyle Ironing Center). Arched window, multiple rods, shelving. Hardwood floor.

His Closet: 5’6” x 6’2” ~ Arched window, multiple rods, shelving. Hardwood floor.

Master Bathroom: 16’ x 11’5” ~ 10’4” ceiling. Travertine threshold, ceramic marble-pattern floor, separate W-C room, luxurious 6’ fiberglass soaking tub with 5 jets and brushed nickel waterfall faucet and ceramic surround. Three-sided glass stall shower with Grohe brushed nickel European-style detachable shower head. Broan vent fan. Recessed lights. Antique mahogany bow-front commode with “Black Galaxy” granite top and two undermount porcelain sinks. Brushed nickel hardware. Pair of scrolled antique bronze triple-globe fixtures. Two square windows, one rose window. Wall-mounted magnifying mirror.

Private Balcony: 11’6” x 6’6” ~ Idyllic spot for morning coffee just off Master Bathroom. Slate-pattern ceramic floor with wrought iron railing. Pair of carriage lights with pebbled glass. Pair exterior motion flood lights.

Bedroom 2: 16’8” x 16’3” ~ Charming eaves room with window seat with raised panel drawer. Two windows with Roman shades. Alabaster light fixture with ceiling fan. Pair of connected knee wall storage closets (12’10”). Additional closet with rack and shelving. Smoke alarm. Hardwood floors.

Bedroom 3: 16’6” x 12’ ~ Two windows with Roman shades. Ceiling fan with frosted light fixture. Window seat with raised panel drawer. Two closets with rods and shelving. One knee wall closet with heavy brass hardware. Hardwood floors.

Hall Bath: 9’ x 8’ ~ Ceramic marble-design tile floor. Ceramic tub shower with marble ceramic tile surround with double shampoo niche. 5-shelf linen closet. 5’ vanity cabinet (convenient 36” kitchen counter height) with Venetian marble countertop and integrated double sinks. Base cabinets below with vertical open shelf. Stainless Delta faucets. 4-frosted glass pendant bronze light fixture. Nickel towel bar.

EXTERIOR DESCRIPTION

Front Yard: Cobblestone-edged gravel parking area for at least four cars, bordered with gardenia, yew, and clematis. 30’ x 5’ stamped concrete walkway of “bluestone” with “brick” border leads to the house, pausing at the 13’ x 8’4” center medallion. Plantings include English boxwood, crape myrtle, Indian hawthorn, liriope, nandina, and pyracanthus. An 11’8” x 5’2” basketweave brick Front Porch with cased double pilasters and a beadboard ceiling leads you to the Front Entry.

Rear Yard: Fully fenced. 11’9” x 8’ basketweave patterned brick terrace with wrought iron railings leads from the Family Room down 14’ wide brick steps to the 18’ x 18’ quatrefoil stamped concrete “blue stone” with “brick” border center terrace. Convenient kitchen garden border full of herbs, including chives, garlic chives, mint, and parsley. Other garden borders include balloon flower, begonia, English and Korean boxwood, camellia, cannas, clematis, fothergill, gladioli, pencil holly, oakleaf/lace cap/Endless Summer hydrangea, hosta, Stargazer lily, liriope, lucidum, mahonia, flowering peach, peony, rose of Sharon, sedum, and Virginia sweetspire. There are also several slate paths and a 12’3” x 10’3” Tool House with a synthetic slate roof. It has three windows, two bike lifts, great storage, and is electrified.

PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Elementary: Mary Munford
Middle: Albert Hill
High: Thomas Jefferson

SPECIAL FEATURES

Tax Abatement until 2014
All systems new in 2005 including Natural Gas Forced Air Heat and Two Tankless Gas Hot Water Heaters
Traditional Charm with “new construction” amenities including Pella insulated windows and French doors, Hardwood Floors, and High Ceilings
Fabulous Great Room with Family Room and open Eat-in Kitchen including Custom Wood Mode Kitchen cabinetry, top-of-the-line appliances
First Floor Bedroom with Full Bath
Spectacular Master with His/Hers Closets and Stunning Master Bath with private Balcony
New manufactured slate roof (2005), original old brick
Surround Sound inside, speakers in Rear Yard
Irrigation front and back
Security System with motion detectors
Enchanting cottage gardens
Highly Desirable Neighborhood and walkable to three schools: St. Catherine’s, St. Christopher’s, St. Bridget’s

NEIGHBORHOOD FEATURES

Club View is an established family neighborhood in Westhampton with quiet streets, mature trees and a variety of traditional architectural styles including charming Capes, two-story Colonials and frame farmhouses. Residents span the gamut from long-time inhabitants to young families who enjoy the proximity to schools, shopping and easy access to interstates. A congenial atmosphere is enjoyed by all.

 

 

EXCLUSIVELY OFFERED BY:

Dede Deane Irwin   804-301-7808
Associate Broker, ABR, e-PRO, GRI
DedeDeaneIrwin@gmail.com  

Lisa Ruffin Harrison   804-337-2578
Realtor, ABR, e-PRO, GRI
LisaRuffinHarrison@gmail.com

Joyner Fine Properties   804-270-9440
www.JoynerFineProperties.com
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.