W 115 Cover Street
Virginia City, MT 59755


2 BEDS  -  2 BATHS  -  1455 SQFT
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MLS® #: 393502
Type: Residential

Experience the charm & elegance of the past with this exquisitely renovated vintage home, known historically as the Samuel Russell House, located on 2 city lots in the heart of VC. This shotgun-style Victorian-era cottage remains true to the architectural vernacular of its period, lovingly restored to preserve its historical integrity while incorporating modern comforts. As part of the Historic Landmark district, this home is a testament to VC's rich heritage. Originally constructed in 1900, it beautifully showcases handcrafted woodwork, authentic fixtures, & carefully selected finishes that honor its era. A historical plaque explaining the home's history is being prepared by the Montana Historical Society. This home has undergone a complete overhaul to ensure modern comfort while preserving its vintage charm. Renovations include a new roof, new wiring & plumbing, refinished fir flooring, & new cedar siding. Every detail has been meticulously restored to maintain the authentic feel. The home features an elegant, old-fashioned front porch with a picturesque view of "Daylight Creek" across the road. The spacious living room boasts a vaulted, beamed ceiling, a gorgeous, antique, stained-glass window, & a gas "wood stove." There is a side-entrance mudroom, & the kitchen includes a utility room, pantry/larder, & a root cellar believed to be part of the original dwelling. The glassed-in sunroom, complete with a wood stove & indoor planter, provides a cozy retreat for all seasons. The 2nd floor features a bedroom & full bath, plus access to a large storage attic. The property includes 2 functional outbuildings, both fully insulated & wired for electricity - good for workshops, overflow guests or storage. Situated on 2 city lots, the property boasts original stone retaining walls with plant beds of perennials, bulbs & crab apples; hedged borders surrounded by lawn areas & mature trees. Just 1 block off from the village, this home offers convenient access to the historic downtown, including museums, shops, restaurants, and seasonal events that celebrate the town’s heritage. The owners are diligently completing the final stages of renovation, adding details that transform this project into a unique & character-full residence. This is a rare opportunity to own a piece of Montana’s history. Whether you’re seeking a full-time residence, a vacation retreat, or a historical investment, this vintage home in Virginia City promises to enchant and inspire.


Full Baths: 2

Zip: 59755

SQFT: 1455

Property Type: Residential

Lot Size: 0.22

Levels: Two

Bedrooms: 2

Office Name: ERA Landmark Arrow RE

Year Built: 1900

Subdivision: None

Area: Madison/Beaverhead/Jefferson

Status: Active

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