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Restored Civil War Mansion in Historic Petersburg!

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Last updated: 10/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Petersburg house description

The Sutherland House is a fully restored Civil War era mansion, with 12 foot ceilings, 8 fireplaces, grand staircase and immaculately decorated rooms. Property is fenced and parking is gated; owners live in separate dependency on the property. Home is surrounded by one full acre of gardens, including patio, deck, and fish pond. A peaceful oasis in the heart of the city!

Property Type

  • House
  • 4500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Events Allowed
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


              • Children Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 7-10

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Claw foot tub...moreless

              • Bathroom 4: toilet


              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub


              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Claw foot tub; private access to bath shared with Bedroom 3...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • The bedroom ceilings are almost 14' high with tall widows that let in plenty of light. All rooms were freshly painted in June of 2014. ...moreless


                  • Books
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Toys


                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf


                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    Original plaster medallions; table seats 6, eight with extension....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central air...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace:

                    Eight fireplaces (not useable)...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking:

                    Space for 2 cars gated, 2 cars non-gated....moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine


                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Kitchen:

                    Copper countertops; fully appointed....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items


                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Gorgeous gardens - a full acre to enjoy....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional


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                      2 night min stay
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                      • Taxes Not included


                      Rental periods up to 8 weeks are welcomed. Longer stays (more than 2 weeks receive discounted rates).

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                      Last updated: 10/10/2014
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                      25 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      I-95 and I-85

                      Car: Necessary

                      Civil War buffs will enjoy the Petersburg National Battlefield, the Siege Museum, Pamplin Park, Blandford Cemetery with its Tiffany windows, Centre Hill mansion, and the many charming restaurants and antique shops in Old Towne Petersburg. Many sites were featured in the Steven Spielberg movie, Lincoln!


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2006

                      About the owner: We are attorneys with a practice in historic preservation law, and we fell in love with the Sutherland House and the opportunity to own a piece of American history. When we purchased the home, the main house had been mostly renovated, but the dependency was a shell. Over 2 years our parents renovated the dependency, and it was featured in This Old House magazine! The Sutherland House has also been featured in Southern Living, and the property was individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places this year.

                      Why the Owner Chose Petersburg:
                      The Sutherland House was built in 1862 by a grocer in Petersburg. During the Civil War, his daughter kept a journal about all of the soldiers she met who were serving on the front lines during the nearly ten month Siege of Petersburg. We enjoy the unique mix of history and culture in Petersburg, with its antique shops, fine dining, and museums.

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                      • Front of main house

                        Front of main house

                      • Upstairs bedroom

                        Upstairs bedroom

                      • Master bath with Jacuzzi tub for 2

                        Master bath with Jacuzzi tub for 2

                      • Upstairs bath, has claw foot tub

                        Upstairs bath, has claw foot tub

                      • Front door

                        Front door

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Dining room

                        Dining room

                      • Downstairs master bedroom

                        Downstairs master bedroom

                      • Upstairs study

                        Upstairs study

                      • Foyer


                      • Kitchen


                      • Main stairs

                        Main stairs

                      VRBO #444391

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Friday, October 10, 2014

                      $295 per night (USD)

                      3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

                      View calendar: Updated 10/10/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                      Member since: 2012
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated 10/10/2014
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                      Restored Civil War Mansion In Historic Petersburg!

                      Petersburg #444391

                      3 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 10

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