1527 West Avenue

Price: $574,950

Note: All Room Dimensions Are Approximate:

First Level:  9’6” ceilings.  Hardwood flooring.

Entrance Hallway   21’8” x 7’5”   Crown mouldings.  Chandelier.  Sconces.  Opens to living room.  Staircase to second level.  Under-stair cabinet.

Gathering Room:   21’8” x 12’5”  Crown mouldings. Fireplace with brick hearth and surround and gas insert. Mantel with fluted mouldings.  Plantation shutters.  Recessed lighting and art lighting.  Double French doors to dining room. In- wall speakers.

Dining Room:    15’4” x 12’7” Crown mouldings.  Chair rail.  Chandelier. Frosted  window.  Architectural niche with built-in glass cabinetry and shelving.

Kitchen:   19’3” x 10’2”  Granite countertops. GE Profile Performance refrigerator/ freezer with ice and water dispenser.  Jenn-Air electric cooktop with down-draft.  Bosch dishwasher: new in 2013.  GE wall oven.  Built-in GE microwave.  GE Monogram wine refrigerator.  Stainless sink.  Bar seating.  Built-in wine rack.  Under cabinet lighting.  Recessed lighting.  Shutters. Wood flooring.  Exterior door.

Half-Bath:   Corner sink.  Sconce.

Sitting Room or Study:   10’4” x 7’9   Built-in shelving.  Built-in TV cabinet with doors.  French door to walled brick terrace. Pass-through to kitchen.

Architectural Shaft:  Unique architectural shaft with wrought-iron staircase and built-in lighting for dramatic decorative effect.

Second Level:    Heart of pine flooring.

Master Bedroom:   15’4” x 13’4” Walk-in closet.  Ceiling fan with light.  Plantation shutters.  Exterior door to private covered porch with ceiling fan.

Master Bath:   Updated! Ceramic flooring.  Large frameless glass shower with ceramic surround. Two shower heads and jets.  Vanity with cabinetry and drawers below.

Bedroom #2:   13’4” x 11’6”   Closet.  Direct access to Jack & Jill bathroom.

Jack & Jill Bathroom:   Ceramic flooring.  Tub/shower with ceramic surround.  Vanity with cabinetry and drawers below.  Built-in medicine cabinet.

Bedroom #3:   14’ x 12’4”   Two double closets. Small additional closet – three total!  Direct access to Jack & Jill bathroom.

Third Level:

Family Room or Bedroom #4:   14’ x 11’3”  Wood-burning fireplace with ceramic hearth.  Built-in book shelving.  En suite full bathroom.

Full Bathroom:   Shower with ceramic surround.  Vanity with cabinetry above.  Medicine cabinet.

Laundry Room:   6’9” x 5’2”   Washer/dryer connections.  Whirlpool wash/dryer, which shall be conveyed.


Accessed from rear courtyard

Utility room with sink and workbench

HVAC equipment




Brick front porch with wrought iron railing and solid brass knobs

Private exterior porch off master, which is HVAC-ready and could be enclosed for additional interior living space.

Elegant walled courtyard to the rear for morning coffee or wine in the evening, with basement access. Built in Weber grill, which shall be conveyed.

Decorative wrought-iron side gate

Alley access


Special Features:

Beautiful formal staircase with exceptional balustrade accessing all three levels

Living room gas fireplace insert: 40,000 btu/hr Mendota model with remote control

Enclosed architectural shaft for light and plant display

Unique upper level covered porch with views of Lombardy Park

Security system: Please note that current ADT system is inactive and shall be conveyed “as-is”.


Pertinent Neighborhood Information:  

Located on one of the Fan’s oldest and most revered streets

West Avenue (or “Stork Alley”) features its own West Avenue neighborhood association (WAIA established in 1941), an annual garden tour, and its own newspaper and mayor!

Within a stroll of many excellent restaurants

One block from wonderful Lombardy Park, which can be viewed from rear porch and patio.

Within a block of Richmond’s historic Monument Avenue



Fox Elementary School

Binford Middle School

Thomas Jefferson High School

School districts are subject to change without notice.  Please verify with the Department of Education.



Table of Facts:

Address:   1527 West Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23220

Legal Description:   25.41X72.98 Irregular Lot  

Date of Construction:   1910

Square Footage:     Approximately 2700 square feet per appraiser.  (Prospective purchasers and/or their agents should confirm data)

Lot Size:   .04 acres

Roofing:  Slate/Rubber

Heating:   Heat pump: New in 2011. Gas fireplace insert in living room: 40,000 btu/hr Mendota model with remote control, installed in 2010

Cooling:  Heat pump: New in 2011

Electrical:   200-amp circuit breakers

Domestic Hot Water Supply:  Electric

Water Supply:  Public

Sewage Disposal:   Public

Taxes:  $5,916

Internet Service: FIOS

Availability:   Immediate 



All information contained herein is believed to be correct, but a prospective purchaser should not rely on its accuracy in making a purchase decision. No warranty is intended, expressed or implied.  Persons interested in this property should consult their own authorities before making a purchase decision.  All measurements are approximate and should be verified by any prospective purchaser.  School information is as provided by local municipal authorities, is subject to change, and should be confirmed by any prospective purchaser.