HISTORICAL RESTORATION MEETS MODERN LUXURY! CONVENIENT LOCATION IN THE CITY CENTER! Beautifully redesigned and renovated! This 5,500 square foot, 4/6 bedroom home has been restored and renovated to enjoy upscale modern luxury. Winning the Award for Excellence in Conservation and Restoration will not come as a surprise when you visit this beautiful, well appointed home! Located in the heart of downtown Fredericksburg, this unique property is zoned residential and commercial and residential. Over a million dollars has been spent on upgrades, restorations, renovations and additions! The exterior wood siding, shutters and doors have been repaired and restored. The original wrought iron fence and gate have been centered and restored. A beautiful brick walkway has been added to the main entrance. The porch, ceiling and large columns have all been restored. The original 2 car detached garage adds a lot of character. The house has its own expanded driveway and two additional off-street parking spaces: so rare in the downtown area! Inside, all of the original walls have been renovated by a local craftsman using slats and plaster. A new geothermal heating and air conditioning system has been installed which makes this house energy efficient. Interior storm windows add efficiency and soundproofing. The original hardwood floors, corrugated glass windows, wooden stairs and all hardware have been restored. Each radiator has been meticulously restored and looks more like a work of art. The ornate moldings and joinery have been restored and maintained. A “covered” rear staircase has been revealed and restored to like new! Every light and chandelier has been replaced with attractive modern fixtures. Updated plumbing and electricity. Radiant heated floors have been added to the tiling. modern style but not overdone. The grand entrance opens onto a wide staircase and is adorned with two magnificent cascading chandeliers. The gorgeous oversized living room to the right of the entrance, with large windows, a wood-burning fireplace and custom built-in shelving. The dining room, to the left, has original hand-hewn wood and a wood-burning fireplace. A pantry has restored original cabinetry, ice maker, bar sink, and beverage refrigerator. A magnificent gourmet chef’s kitchen offers a 48 “DACOR range, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Dornbracht faucet, Villeroy & Boch farm sink, pot filler, oversized island with granite counters and seats, floor heated tiled floor and plenty of custom cabinetry and storage. The kitchen / dining area benefits from enormous natural light with two skylights and a wall of sliding glass doors. The family room, open to the kitchen, also offers a wall of windows and French patio doors opening onto the exterior brick patio with gas fireplace, barbecue, dining area and comfortable seating. The perfect place to relax and entertain. And don’t forget to enjoy your own private indoor sauna upstairs! Large addition offers kitchen / living room, full bathroom, utility room and office. Main level office could double as a guest suite, parental / au pair suite, with a fold-away bed and a complete bathroom. There are more than four bedrooms upstairs and a fifth which has been converted into a walk-in closet. Take note of the well-designed custom storage cabinets in the bedrooms! The third wood burning fireplace is located in the generously sized master suite! Two of the bedrooms have a full bathroom and there is a third bathroom upstairs, all tastefully renovated. The second floor ‘sleeping porch’ currently houses a games room and has a wall of picture windows from which Chatham Manor can be seen. It would make another nice bedroom or office. The third floor renovation added over 800 additional square feet to this unprecedented home in the city, making over 5,500 square feet of living space! This extra space can be a bonus room, game room, entertainment / craft room, or even an extra bedroom! LOTS of options for home workspaces. A rare opportunity!