6161 River Road, #57 • Richmond, Virginia 23226 • $325,000


6161 River Road


One of the largest Units in Chatham Square, this 2,125 square foot Apartment,
is located within the “Inner Circle” adjacent to a large slate terrace
with lovely fountain and beautiful garden views.

LEGAL:  River Rd Ac 1012 95A B1 8 Chatham Square #32
BUILT IN: 1963
HEATING:  gas, forced air (new in 2011)      
COOLING:  electric, central air (new in 2011)
ELECTRICAL:   150 amp circuit breaker panel box
MLS # 1310801
PRICE:  $ 325,000



Private Exterior Entrance: Covered brick Porch with columns, wrought iron railings, and a brick floor. Carriage lamp light fixture. Steps to brick walkway to street, lighted. Louvered front screen door with brass knocker and raised panel Front Door to Lower Entrance Hall with brass mailslot.

Lower Entrance Hall:   6’5” x 5’9” ~ Brass and glass ceiling fixture. Raised panel doors to two closets: one a coat closet with rod and shelf, hardwood floor, and one a walk-in closet 5’ x 5’ with two long rods and shelving on three walls, hardwood floor. Stairs with landing and two 6-over-9 pane windows with venetian blinds to Upper Entrance Hall. Richmond Alarm Company’s First Alert security system box. Hardwood floor.

Upper Entrance Hall:   12’3” x 8’ ~  Open to stairs below. Carriage lamp light fixture. Pull-down stairs to Attic. Two storage closets with hardwood floors, one with wooden and wire shelves, one with 4 deep shelves. Smoke detector. Cased opening to Living Room, raised panel door to Kitchen. Hardwood floor.

Living Room:   21’3” x 13’3” ~ Gas fireplace with brick hearth and surround, Colonial mantelpiece with three Adam medallions and fluted pilasters. Triple window with 35-pane center section surrounded by two 8-over-12 pane double-hung windows with pleated black-out shades. Smoke detector. 5’ cased opening to Dining Room, raised panel doors to Third Bedroom/Office and Hall to Bedrooms. Cove moulding, chair railing, hardwood floor.

Dining Room:   13’6” x13’3” ~ Brass “Williamsburg” six-arm chandelier on rheostat. Two 6-over-9 windows with venetian blinds. 5’ cased opening to Living Room, raised panel door to Kitchen. Cove moulding, chair railing, hardwood floor.

Kitchen:   21’9” x 11’3” ~ Spacious eat-in area. Three 8-over-8 pane windows, recessed lights, three ceiling lights. 23 running feet of countertop on three walls. Decorative tile backsplash. Kenmore side-by-side refrigerator/freezer with filtered water and ice dispenser on the door, glass shelves. Bosch under-counter washer and dryer. Fisher and Paykel double drawer ultra quiet dishwasher. Kohler double bowl ceramic sink with In-Sink-Erator disposer and brushed nickel Euro-style pull-out faucet sprayer and soap dispenser. GE smooth-top electric stove, built-in Maytag microwave. Copious cabinets, including a floor-to-ceiling pantry cabinet with five slide-out shelves. Built-in corner shelf for television. Raised panel door to Half Bath, 5’ x 4’6”, with laundry sink, medicine cabinet, and cabinet storage. Raised panel doors to Dining Room and to Upper Entrance Hall.

Hall to Bedrooms: 16’4” x 4’10” with 11’ dogleg left ~ Raised panel doors to coat closet with rod and shelves, deep linen closet with five shelves. Honeywell thermostat. Richmond Alarm Company’s First Alert security system box. Smoke detector. Two 8-over-12 pane windows. Hardwood floor.

Master Suite

Hall of Closets: 16’4” x 4’10” ~ Two pairs of raised panel bi-fold doors to each of two 5’10” wide closets, one with rod, two shelves, and five side shelves and the other with two rods, one shelf, and five side shelves,
both with hardwood floors. Two 8-over-12 pane windows with venetian blinds. Smoke detector. Raised panel doors to Hall to Bedrooms. Hardwood floor.

Master Bathroom: 9’2” x 7’ ~ Marble threshold, ceramic tile floor. 5’ long fiberglas stall shower with seat, sunflower shower head, detachable Euro-sprayer, brass and chrome grab bar. Deep linen closet with five shelves. One 6-over-6 pane window with mini-blinds. Kohler toilet. Granite-topped bow-front vanity cabinet with ceramic under-mount sink, three drawers, base cabinet, and laundry hamper. Medicine cabinet and mirror. Brass and frosted glass decorative light fixture. Two brass and glass shelves, two brass towel rods. Vent fan with light. Raised panel door to Hall of Closets.

Master Bedroom:  17’2” x 13’2” ~ Three 6-over-12 pane windows with mini-blinds. Raised panel door to Hall of Closets. Hardwood floor.

Second Bedroom:  17’ x 12’ ~ Two 8-over-12 pane windows, side by side, with mini-blinds. Raised panel doors to two 4’ wide closets, each with rod, shelf, and four side shelves. Raised panel door to Hall to Bedrooms. Hardwood floor.

Second Full Bath:  13’4” x 5’6” ~ Marble threshold, ceramic tile floor. One 6-over-6 pane window with mini-blinds. Tub/shower with ceramic tile surround, grab bar, frosted sliding glass doors. 5’ long vanity cabinet with cultured marble top and integrated sink. Six drawers and two-door cabinet. Hollywood-style eight-light fixture over 5’ long mirror. Raised panel door to Hall to Bedrooms.

Third Bedroom or Office:   17’3” x 13’2” ~ Currently used as an Office. 10’1” wall of floor-to-ceiling wall-to-wall built-in bookcases with windowseat, three raised panel cabinets, and crown moulding. Two 6-over-9 pane windows with venetian blinds. Pair of raised panel bi-fold doors to 5’5” long closet with rod, two shelves, and four side shelves. Raised panel doors to Hall to Bedrooms and to Living Room. Hardwood floor.



Attic: Accessed by pull-down stairs located in the Upper Entrance Hall, the owner of #57 is entitled to full use of the ample space in this Attic.

Utility/Storage Room: Accessed through a locked door under Building 56-57, the 8’ x 10’ space assigned to #57 is clearly marked.



Front Courtyard:   Tall brick front walls with graceful curved top course and columns with pineapple finials define this courtyard. Wrought iron railings flank the center brick walkway from the street and lighting leads you to each of the four Private Entrances. Plantings here include azaleas, dogwood, gardenia, Otto Luykens laurels, Japanese maples, nandina, and periwinkle.

Rear Terrace:   30’ x 28” ~ Brick-edged slate with low brick retaining wall. Spacious enough for several round tables and many chairs. Beautiful center fountain with a hand-cast lead goose sculpture made by Florentine Craftsmen of New York. Slate stepping-stone paths lead up to the larger, central garden terrace in the heart of Chatham Square. While this particular lower terrace is, technically, common area it feels very private and is predominantly used by the owners of the four adjacent apartments.Plantings immediately surrounding this terrace include acuba, azaleas, crepe myrtle, dogwood, and rhododendron. Also columbine, daffodils, lilies, roses, and sedum.   



Built in 1963 with quality brick construction and Grand Manor roofing, Chatham Square is ideally located just in Henrico County but extremely close to all the amenities found in the Westhampton area. The secured 10+ acre property is beautifully landscaped and maintained and includes two large terraces with fountains and many garden beds. The privacy afforded to all and the collegial atmosphere of this small gem of a neighborhood is prized by its residents and coveted by many. There is a Spring Annual Meeting and Party off-site, weekly Summer cocktail parties and a Fall Outdoor Dinner around the upper fountain.
The guardhouse is manned 24 hours a day and the gate is shut at dusk. Cars are logged in, visitor passes are given out, and FedEx and UPS packages can be collected for you if you are on vacation. There is also a manager on duty 5 days a week as well as a 2-man maintenance crew. Chatham Square has an active and accessible Board of Directors.

The monthly maintenance fee includes your portion of real estate taxes as well as gas (for heating, hot water, and fireplace), water and sewer, common area maintenance, community fund reserves, building insurance, repainting every three years, yearly outside window washing, twice a week trash pickup, and snow removal.

As the Chatham Square community is a Co-operative and not a Condominium, Buyers purchase undivided shares in the entire 10.12 acre property which entitles them to a Proprietary Lease for their individual unit. In addition, Chatham Square is responsible for the repair and/or replacement of all air conditioning units, furnaces, and hot water heaters.

Well-mannered pets are allowed. You may be asked to bring your pets to meet the Board after you submit your Application for Residency.

Attention, all Realtors and Buyers:
Please be aware that all Prospective Buyers must submit the Chatham Square Purchase Agreement and also the Application for Approval of Residency instead of the CVRMLS Purchase Agreement. These forms are available from either Listing Agent and also have been uploaded to the MLS.


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.