This beautiful large Historic 1789 original Fredericksburg College & also known as the "Stoner Store" has been converted into this beautiful 2-story 9066 sqft downtown apartment building with 7 apartments, spacious common areas and an additional 2200 sqft basement with double-door for easy access to the exterior.
You can walk into the Prince Edward Street entrance through a gorgeous antique solid-wood door, large hallway with lovely crown molding, beautiful hardwood floors with double-door back entrance that makes moving made easy.
The upstairs houses 5 unique apartments with individual floor plans, hardwood floors, crown molding and some with fireplaces. Each apartment has separate meters for electricity and gas with shared water.
The large staircase leads you into the main level 4 beautiful sitting rooms with stunning fireplaces, a spacious common area with half bath and laundry room. At the end of the wide hallway, you will find 2 apartments with clawfoot tubs, farmhouse kitchen sink and 11 ft high ceilings.
Below you have a large 2200 sqft unfinished basement with 11ft tall ceilings, concrete floors, and 10 large windows allowing in plenty of natural light. The basement also includes 2 half bathrooms and exterior double doors that lead into the stone moat for easy access.
This historic building has an upper level of 4533 sqft with 5 apartments, 4 fireplaces, and a wide staircase for easy moving. The main level also has 4533 sqft with 2 apartments, 4 lovely sitting rooms, a staircase, and 3 beautiful fireplaces. And then the open 2200 sqft basement has plenty of room for extra storage. All 11,266 sqft of this unique apartment building is ready for your personal touch.
The history of this 18th Century gem begins in 1789 when this Chew Family built this as their single- family home. Then it was sold to the Presbyterian church where they built a very large addition to the back of the house in 1893, and thus the home was transformed into the Fredericksburg College that could hold 250 students at one time. In 1916 the church sold the college which separated its lot from next door at 1200 Prince Edward St. that was primarily used to house the widows and orphans of the church. Eventually, the building was sold to Mr. Letcher Stoner, who converted the building into a renowned corner store. Over time the store turned into a museum that was home to 13,000 pieces of authentic Americana.
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