202 Poplar Lane

Price: $995,950

202 Poplar Lane

Richmond, VA 23226

Note: All Room Dimensions Are Approximate:

First Level:  Hardwood flooring.  Exceptional mouldings and “9 over 9” windows.

Entrance Hallway:   8’9” x 7’2”  Wood and glass storm door. Crown mouldings.  Chair rail.  Entrance to formal living room and dining room.  Hanging fixture, which shall be conveyed.

Living Room:   23’ x 14’1” Masonry fireplace with brick hearth and arched slate surround.  Raised panel mantel detail.  French doors to screened porch. Crown mouldings.  Chair rail.

Dining Room:  14’1” x 13’7” Crown mouldings and chair rail.  Please note: Chandelier shall not be conveyed.

Kitchen:  22’2” x 13’2” with family room. Opens directly into and overlooks the family room!  Wolf gas range with griddle and stainless backsplash.  Wolf vent hood with shelf.  48” GE Monogram built-in refrigerator/freezer (which shall be conveyed) with water and ice dispenser.  Bosch dishwasher.  Kenmore microwave.  Walk-in pantry.  “Shaw’s Original” porcelain farm sink with In-Sink-Erator disposal.  Soapstone countertops with subway tile backsplash.  Soapstone-topped island with vegetable sink and In-Sink-Erator disposal.  Counter seating and storage cubbies.  Dry bar with glass front cabinetry above and storage below.  Walk-in pantry. Pendant lighting above island.  Recessed lighting. Crown mouldings.

Casual Dining Area:   12’9”  5’   Window seat with storage.  Plantation shutters. Crown mouldings. Chandelier, which shall be conveyed.  Access to side entrance with covered porch, space for a seating area, and ceiling fan.

Family Room:   22’2” x 13’2” with kitchen.  Masonry fireplace with floor to ceiling stone chimneybreast with stone mantel shelf.  Built-in book shelving with cabinetry below. Plantation shutters.  Exterior door to decking.

Study:   13’ x 8’7”  Built-in book shelving with cabinetry below.  Window seat with storage. Crown mouldings and chair rail.  Exterior door to screened porch.  Ceiling fixture, which shall be conveyed.

Mudroom/Laundry Room:   8’ x 5’2”   Custom built-in storage and cubbies. Washer/dryer connections.  Kenmore front loading washer and dryer, which shall remain and which shall be conveyed “as-is”. 

Rear Hallway:   Access to lower level. Coat closet.

Half-Bath:   Pedestal sink.


Upper Level:    Hardwood flooring.

Hallway:   Crown moudlings.  Chair rail.  Pull-down attic access.  Two linen closets.

Master Suite: 

Sitting Room or Vestibule:   13’ x 10’   Built-in book shelving and TV niche.  Closet.  Chandelier, which shall be conveyed.  Crown mouldings.

Bedroom: 19’7” x 15’6”  Two exterior doors leading to private upper deck overlooking rear gardens. Windows on three sides! Crown mouldings.  Ceiling fan with lights. Please note: Drapery hardware in master bedroom shall not be conveyed.

Walk-In Closet: Oversized closet with generous hanging space, built-in shoe storage, shelving, and built-in ironing board

Master Bath:   Shower with glass walls and subway tile surround.  Oval jetted tub with ceramic surround. Private water closet.  Two marble-topped vanities with drawers and cabinetry below.  Chair rail with beadboard below.  Ceramic flooring.  Chandelier, which shall be conveyed.  Sconces.  Plantation shutters.

Bedroom #2:   17’ x 11’2”   Closet.  Access to shared bath.  Plantation shutters.  Ceiling fan with light.  Crown mouldings.

Shared Full Bathroom:     Marble flooring.  Tub/shower with ceramic surround.  Pedestal sink.  Plantation shutters.  Built-in medicine cabinet.

Bedroom #3:   15’8” x 14’   Walk-in closet plus additional closet.  Plantation shutters.  Access to shared bath.  Ceiling fan with light.  Crown mouldings.

Hall Full Bathroom:   Ceramic flooring.  Tub/shower with ceramic surround.  Pedestal sink.  Built-in medicine cabinet.

Bedroom #4:   11’2” x 9’2”   Window seat with storage drawers below.  Two closets.  Views to the rear!


Lower Level:

Hallway: Access to oversized 2-car garage and storage

Recreation Room or Playroom:   22’2” x 13’6”   Carpeting.  Built-in book shelving with storage below. Crown mouldings.  Exterior Dutch door to covered brick patio with arched brick columns and to bluestone terrace beyond. Children’s play area.

Bedroom #5 or Office:   13’4” x 13’   Carpeting.  Closet.

Full Bathroom:   Ceramic flooring.  Tub/shower with ceramic surround.

Garage:  Oversized 2-car garage with expansive storage. Please note: Refrigerator in garage shall not be conveyed.



Brick and Hardiplank siding

Copper gutters and downspouts

Slate roof (much of which is recent)

Screened porch

Composite decking

Electric dog fence with collar, all of which shall be conveyed “as-is”


Special Features:

Hardwood flooring throughout

Oversized 2-car garage with automatic openers

Expansive basement storage

Off-street parking

Cedarworks playset, which shall be conveyed

Tree swing installed by Scott Turner

Very private and quiet location yet near other families and children


Pertinent Neighborhood Information:

Very family-friendly neighborhood with many nearby children

Close to the Shops at Libbie and Grove, the Country Club of Virginia, and St. Catherine’s, St. Christopher’s, and St. Bridget’s Schools

Active neighborhood association (Hillcrest Community Association) with the following yearly social events:

Spring Cocktail Party (adults) sponsored by HCA

Movie Night on the Green (done with Westmoreland Place on their field)

Fall Block Party (families) sponsored by HCA

Kids Halloween Party & Parade (done with Westmoreland Place)

Easy access to the post office, library, and the University  of Richmond

Within minutes of major highways and transportation centers with convenient access to the Downtown areas, Carytown, cultural and educational centers, and museums, and Richmond’s finest dining and shopping


Historic Note:

Sellers have been told that the house was originally built for the Schwartzchild family which owned Schwartzchild's Jewelry



Private and Parochial:          

St. Catherine’s  (Pre-K through 12)

St. Christopher’s  (Pre-K  through 12)

St. Stephen’s Pre-School

First Presbyterian Pre-School

Collegiate  (Pre-K through 12)

Trinity Episcopal  (8-12)

St. Michael’s School (K-7)

St. Bridget’s (Pre-K-8)

St. Gertrude’s High School

Benedictine High School

The Steward School (K-12)



Mary Munford Elementary School

Albert Hill 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:   202 Poplar Lane, Richmond, VA 23226

Legal Description:   Hillcrest Lot 3 Block F 0233.85X183.89

Date of Construction:   1937 per tax record

Renovated/Expanded: by John K. George & Co,  February 2007-January 2008

Landscaping: Designed by Carrington Brown. Installation by Styer Landscaping

Square Footage:  4,225 square feet per appraiser (which includes 727 sq ft of finished space in the lower level).  (Prospective purchasers and/or their agents should confirm data)

Lot Size: .7 acres per survey

Roofing:  Slate (much was replaced after a major storm, so much of the roof is newer)

HVAC: Re-designed and configured during 2007-2008 renovation for greater efficiency. 2-zone system created with new equipment for upper level added during renovation. Currently on a maintenance contract with Bremac and serviced September, 2016.

Heating:   2-zone gas forced air

Cooling:  2-zone central air

Domestic Hot Water Supply:  Gas

Water Supply:  Public

Sewage Disposal:   Public

Irrigation System:  Front yard only (Note: current owners do not use and will convey “as-is”)

Garage: Unfinished basement storage + oversized garage: 1022 sq ft (not counted in sq ft)

Taxes:  $10,470

Internet Service:   Verizon FIOS

Availability:   Sellers prefer to close on October 27th but have some flexibility


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.