407 Hanover Street Located on Hanover and Prince Edward. This GREEK REVIAL HOME is a Main House First Level with 3 Bays Wide! This house refers to in deeds and early articles as a "double house" or "double tenement". A means of preserving more usable open space on the lot. Always Side Hall Plum, three bay, opeings in the wall-entrance, on outer side of house, 2 windows on inner house to cneter where brick firewall and chimneys appear. Always this plan, with entranced outer, or side, and chimneys and fireplaces inside!
As you enter this Historical Home at 407 Hanover Street in The Historic Down Town Fredericksburg you are greeted with a historical sense of appreciation of History as this home has been preserved and kept to it's historical character. The heart pine floors survive as do moldings and decorative woodwook throughout the house. Ionic Capitals were used as well. The double drawling rooms each about 17 X 16 with a fireplace. There are also pocket doors between rooms. Often the front drawling room served as a parlor, second one as a library or both as parlors whichever was needed at the time. There are two upper levels plus a lower level that offers plenty of space for everyone!
The wing is recessed, 1 bay , which has a wood front, brick firewall and chimney that is on the downtown side. Then you have the exquisite dinning room which is about 21 X 14 with a foreplace, jib balcony, 4X 14 and entry from interior and paneled wall only, iron balustrade with wood posts and railing. Fredericksburg HURKAMP iron fence. A large window with panels beneath that open smaller windows to side,tripartite window.
The kitchen is area is about 17 X 13 however has a rear entrance hall which meaure about 9 x 9.
There are Four bedrooms upstairs all which have working firplaces and 2 full bathrooms on this level. The fourth floor is a large open area a large bedroom with walk in closet or could be used as a studio, a Full bath with a grand view of the roof tops of Fredericksburg!!
The English basement level has a room about 17 X 16 with a fireplace and panelled ceiling with exposed wooden beams. The second room is about 17 X 16 with a fireplace and panelled ceiling as well with an entrance to the outside.