Address: 8 Museum Drive, Newport News
Listing agent: Gina Fitzhugh Wilson, Broker, Fitzhugh-Wilson Real Estate, Inc. (757) 599-1000
Basics: Located on Museum Drive within short walking distance to the Mariners' Museum Park, this classic home exemplifies the perfect blend of tradition and comfort.
Built in the 1940s, the exterior was crafted with Flemish bond brick, wood siding, wide-mullioned windows and a slate roof. Nestled on a one-acre lot and landscaped with English boxwood, the 3,500 square-foot home has two additional Colonial dependencies, one with a fireplace.
A spacious foyer with gleaming hardwood floors opens onto the front-to-rear living room. Raised panel moldings surround the living room fireplace and triple windows overlook the garden. The bookcase lined den/library has vaulted ceiling, built-ins and picture window. There are high ceilings, hardwood floors and ample detailed moldings throughout. The updated white kitchen has Corian counters, marble floor, and is adjoined by a breakfast room with a corner fireplace. There are three and half baths and four bedrooms on the second level, a fifth bedroom and a full bath on the third level. A spacious screened porch looks lets you enjoy the outdoors. The home has a gas furnace and zoned central air.
To submit a house for Just Looking, call Lore McDonald, 247-4780.
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8 Museum Drive, Newport News
8 Museum Drive, Newport News (October 27, 2010)