5517 Cary Street Road

Price: $929,000

5517 Cary Street Road

Listed Price: $929,000

Note: All Room Dimensions Are Approximate:

First Level: Random-width antique pine flooring

Entrance Hallway: 11’11” x 8’3” Chandelier. Arched entries into living and dining rooms and into side hallway. Turned staircase with hand-wrought iron railings to second level.

Side Hallway: Closet. Powder room.

Living Room: 23’9” x 14’6”  Masonry fireplace with slate hearth and antique mantel. Gas logs. Crown mouldings. Built-in book shelving. Entrance to gathering room.

Dining Room: 18’11” x 14’6” Triple windows provide sunlight and overlook private gardens and loggia. Chandelier, which shall be conveyed. Double entrance into gathering room.

Kitchen: 19’3” x 9’7” Hand-painted wood flooring. Honed slate countertops with subway tile backsplash. Sub-Zero built-in refrigerator/freezer. KitchenAid “Superba” gas range and self-cleaning oven with both convection and conventional settings. GE Advantium built-in microwave/convection oven. Bosch dishwasher. Shaw farm sink with In-Sink-Erator disposal. Large pantry with swing-out shelving. Pass-through with solid counter surface opening to casual dining area. Supplemental air-conditioning system. Under-cabinet lighting. Skylights. Exterior door to romantic slate terrace with pergola and plein air dining area.

Casual Dining Area: 16’6” x 14’5” Hand-painted wood flooring. Chandelier. Pass-through with solid counter surface opens into kitchen. Exterior door to arched stone porte-cochere accessing garage and rear gardens.

Gathering Room: 14’4” x 12’4” A more intimate space for conversation and smaller gatherings. “Whitewashed” walls and heavy hand-hewn brackets and crossbeaming. Raised masonry fireplace with gas logs. Antique mantel. Skylights. Exterior doorway to slate terrace and gardens beyond.

Powder Room: Kohler pedestal sink. Chandelier.

Second Level: Random-width antique pine flooring.

Hallway: Lovely open and sunlit space with leaded-glass windows set into a bracketed oriel overlooking the cobblestone forecourt. Linen closet. Pull-down attic access with off-season closet and storage.

Master Bedroom: 17’8” x 15’1” Carpeting (Sellers did not install this carpeting and have not seen flooring beneath). Two-double closets with shelving plus additional walk-in closet. Ceiling fan. Please note: Wall sconces shall not be conveyed.

Master Bath: Ceramic flooring. Carrera marble-topped vanity with cabinetry and drawer storage below. Additional pedestal sink. Shower with ceramic surround and seat. Double closet. Two medicine cabinets.

Bedroom #2: 16’10” x 12’6” Two-closets. Window seat. Direct access to shared bath.

Full Bathroom: Ceramic flooring. Pedestal sink. Jetted tub with shower and glass doors. Medicine cabinet.

Bedroom #3: 18’3” x 13’3” Bay window. Extensive built-in book shelving. Closet. Direct access to shared bath.

Bedroom #4 (Suite) or Studio/Study: 19’1” x 11’ Carpeting over subflooring. Auxiliary electric heat. Ceiling fan. Dressing area with double closet. Exterior access via private staircase to porte-cochere below.

Full Bathroom: Updated. New river rock flooring. Pedestal sink. New shower with ceramic surround. Medicine cabinet.

Lower Level:

Family Room/Media Room: 20’3” x 13’10” Brick fireplace with brick chimney breast. Extensive built-in book shelving. Carpeting. Please note: 3-D Television shall not be conveyed.

Bar:10’10” x 6’ Carpeting. Double stainless bar sink. Built-in cabinetry. Mini Igloo refrigerator/freezer.

Laundry Room/Utility Area:Kenmore front loading washer and dryer which shall be conveyed with property in “as-is” condition.


Extraordinary stone construction and architectural design with bracketed oriel above red diagonal brickwork over front entrance
Handhewn beams, lintels, banisters, and iron railings
Antique pine flooring, reputed to have been salvaged from an 18th century Petersburg tavern
Stone thresholds
Cobblestone driveway and courtyard
Slate terrace with romantic pergola for plein air dining
Two-car garage with automatic door openers
Covered passageway from garage to house
Copper half-round gutters and downspouts
Fully fenced rear yard and side garden

Special Features:

Deep window sills
Security system (currently serviced by RAC)
Nutone intercom system
Wired for FIOS fiber-optic
Media wiring in lower level family room to include HDMI, cable, 5/1 surround sound, phone and internet
Wine storage in lower level
In-ground irrigation system in front and rear yard
Whole-house fan

Pertinent Neighborhood Information:
Within walking distance of the Shops at Libbie and Grove, St. Catherine’s, St. Christopher’s, and St. Bridget’s Schools
Located near post office, library, the Country Club of Virginia, and the University of Richmond
Within minutes of major highways and transportation centers
Convenient highway access to both new shopping malls
Convenient to the downtown areas, Carytown, cultural and educational centers, and museums
Within easy access of Richmond’s finest dining and shopping


Mary Munford Elementary School
Albert Hill Middle School
Thomas Jefferson High School

Private and Parochial:
St. Stephen’s, First Presbyterian, and Reveille Pre-Schools
St. Catherine’s  (Pre-K through 12)
St. Christopher’s  (Pre-K  through 12)
Collegiate  (Pre-K through 12)
Trinity Episcopal  (8-12)
St. Michael’s School (K-7)
St. Bridget’s (K-8)
St. Gertrude’s High School
Benedictine High School
The Steward School (K-12)

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

Table of Facts:

Address: 5517 Cary Street Road, Richmond, VA 23226
Legal Description: 92.20 X 313.85 Irregular Lot
Date of Construction: 1933 per plans, which shall be conveyed.
Square Footage: 4229 square feet per appraisal, which includes 738 square feet in finished basement level. (Prospective purchasers and/or their agents should confirm data)
Lot Size: .66 acres per tax record. Survey is available.
Roofing: Slate and copper
Heating: Gas steam boiler
Cooling: 3-zones. 4-ton unit for first floor/basement, 1.5-ton heat pump for second floor master bedroom and first floor gathering room, and 2-ton unit for remainder of second floor.
Electrical 200-amp + 100-amp circuit breakers
Domestic Hot Water Supply: Gas
Water Supply: Public
Sewage Disposal: Public
Taxes: $10,572
Internet Service: Verizon Fios

Availability: Seller prefers a 60-day closing but has flexibility


Lynn Bugg Pritchard
Joyner Fine Properties
(804) 864-0301 (O) or (804) 241-3053 (C)
E-Mail: [email protected]

Price: $929,000

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.