The James Calvin Moss home


For Sale

Agent Details:
Beverley Laughon

Beverley Laughon
Consensus Real Estate Services


Offered for the first time in over 25 years! The James Calvin Moss home sits high on a hill in the center of Lynchburg, overlooking the James River and Blue Ridge mountains. Perched on 3.7 acres, this mini-estate includes a 3 level terraced back yard, gazebo w/views of the river, 1 1/2 story 4+garage & workshop (w/it's own 200 amp electric service). The house lists at over 4000 sq ft w/ 6 fireplaces, 4-5 BR's, modern master bath w/ steam shower w/chromotherapy lighting and built in radio, dual travertine vanities, radiant in floor electric heat, huge jetted tub and in-wall medicine cabinet w/electricity. There is also a full 2nd bath, 1/2 bath on main floor, and ability for another bath on the 3rd floor if the new owner wishes. The home is heated w/ steam from a 4 year old state of the art natural gas boiler and there is a top of the line natural gas tankless water heater. Beautifully landscaped & terraced yard w/ granite steps, Bradford pear trees, boxwood a 100 year old Japanese Maple and gazebo overlooking the James River. Upon entering the home, you are greeted by a columned front porch w/ porch swing that wraps around the side of the house. Enter thru the front door w/ it's original beveled glass, sidelights, and transom, you will enter a gracious large foyer. On either side are 2 parlors w/ period lighting, each w/ working pocket doors and fireplaces. Beyond the parlor is a large dining room w/ fireplace and custom stained glass panels, doors and transom that lead to a wonderful remodeled sunroom. Through the swinging door to the butlers pantry w/ its own sink, you will find the laundry room and updated kitchen. From the kitchen back to the foyer you will find a remodeled 1/2 bath and the servants staircase. The back staircase will will take you to the 3rd floor (former servants quarters) where you will find additional rooms/attic/storage space plus the original 'trunk room" which the current owner planned to turn into another bath. Up the main staircase, you will find 4-5 BR's (one could be used as an office). The center room has French doors that lead to the upper portico for great views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The current owner has loved this home for over 25 years and is only selling as his family is now grown and moved away. It is time for a new owner to love this home and create many lasting memories!

MLS #:

Property Type:


Lot Size (acres):
3.76 acres

Size (square feet):


Project - needs work

Additional Out Buildings:


10 Denver Avenue Lynchburg
24503 Virginia

Year Built:


Submission Date: