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This fully restored 1909 Queen Anne/Victorian cottage, located at the eastern edge of the Historic District on Main Street, is the ideal place to stay while visiting beautiful Abingdon, Virginia. Summers Cottage is located within 150 yards of two of Southwest Virginia's finest dining establishments, as well as Zazzy'Z Coffeehouse/Bookstore . It is within five easy walking blocks of the Barter Theatre, the Virginia Creeper Trail, The House of Main Restaurant, the Martha Washington Inn, and Abingdon's antique shops. The cottage has new two bathrooms, one with an enclosed shower and one with an original claw-foot bath tub. The restored kitchen has been fully equipped with all new appliances and cooking utensils. As an additional feature, the cottage is decorated throughout with original works of art created by some of Southwest Virginia's talented artists. A locked barn on the property is available for bicycle storage. Come and relax at Summers Cottage. Sit on the front porch or screened-in back porch and enjoy small town pleasures. PLEASE CALL 276.628.5556 FOR AVAILABILITY - CALENDAR MAY NOT BE UP TO DATE ON A DAILY BASIS.
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Summers cottage is located three to four blocks from the Virginia Creeper Trail, the Barter Theatre and the Martha Washington Inn.
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: I am a retired dentist and currently the Director of the College for Older Adults at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center. My wife is a retired museum director and the author of two books on the material culture of our region - 'Great Road Style' (University of Virginia Press) and 'Back Country Makers' (University of Tennessee Press). We both love old houses and local art. This property reflects those interests.
Why the Owner Chose Abingdon: Abingdon is a beautiful small town in Virginia's highlands. It has a large historic district with many restored 19th century homes and commerical structures. My wife and I live in the district and have restored several homes in it. When this adorable Queen Anne cottage came on the market 3 years ago, we could not resist. We have basically left the cottage as it was when built in 1906, but added modern amenities. We look forward to moving in it ourselves when we 'downsize' at some point in the future.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: Located on the eastern edge of Abingdon's historic district, Summers Cottage is within easy walking distance of six restaurants, the Barter Theatre, the Virginia Creeper Trail (biking and walking)and other local attractions. One can take in Abingdon's historic district and Southwest Virgina's scenic beauty while staying in a home, and enjoying a small town, but cosmopolitan, atmosphere.