Shaheen, Ruth, the principals behind Martin & Fonville Real Estate said three of the Richmond area’s four most expensive home listings were sold in August by three of the same names, and colleagues turned them over to buyers at the highest prices of the month. We had a busy summer coming to an end because we got retaliated. Sale.
Topping the list is 105 Brookschase Lane, a 12,500-square-foot mansion in Henrico’s Windsor in the James District, which sold for $3.6 million on August 16, below its March list price of $4.2 million.
SRMF’s Scott Shaheen and Scott Ruth shared the list on behalf of the trustees of previous owner Doris Nelson, who purchased the property for $359,000 in 2004. This home was built in her 2011 and the one-acre lot was recently valued at her $2.8 million by the county.
The buyers are Jeff and Debbie Hires represented by John Martin of SRMF. Jeff is Director of Public Markets for Spider Management Co., the investment arm of the University of Richmond. Debbie, a UVA graduate, is a travel advisor for Masterpiece Journeys.
Martin said the Hyers moved from Connecticut and found similarities to the upstate home they were accustomed to.
“They were used to seeing it in Connecticut. It was new to them when they saw this,” Martin said. “How much would it cost to recreate that house today?” I don’t even know.When I went in, I was surprised by the high quality.”
Built by Rick Kastelberg with Mako Builders, the 3-story brick colonial building has a total of 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and 3 half baths. Includes a sunroom with fireplace, walkout basement with common room, elevator, and 4-car garage. The pool highlights beautiful grounds that include raised terraces and a covered outdoor space off the basement.
Shaheen said they did 10 shows After listing the house March 22. Hyers signed the deal on June 9.
The $3.6 million price tag equates to the highest residential property price in the region this year. In May Mt. Bernard estate in Goochland Sold for the same amount in a multi-parcel sale that included a 58-acre property and a separately listed adjacent 63-acre parcel.
The deal at 105 Brookschase was James’ third Windsor deal in which Martin was involved this year. In June, he and his wife Holly Martin 125 Brooke Chase Lane, sold for $2.2 million. He was also a co-listing agent for his 216 Brookschase. $2.1 million.
Meanwhile, Shaheen and Ruth were also co-listing agents for 332 Clovelly Road, last month’s fourth-highest sale, which sold for $1.8 million on August 19th. His 9,300-square-foot home in Windsor Farms, Richmond, went public for $2.9 million on April 4, and he was slashed twice before signing a deal on June 25.
Property records list the purchasers as Brandt and Virginia Stitzer. He, who declined to comment, was represented by his SRMF girlfriend Mahood Fonville.
The seller was an LLC tied to Lois Schroeder, who owned the home with her late husband, Louis Clifford (“Cliff”) Schroeder. Cliff was the owner and CEO of Richmond-based Dixie Her Containers Her Corporation and an executive at Delos Her Realty Her Corporation, where Lois was president.
Fonville also made its second largest sale in August, jointly listing a 5,500-square-foot home at 7201 University Drive with his wife and SRMF colleague Walker Fonville, which sold 210 off-market on August 24. sold for million dollars. Mr. and Mrs. Fonville represented the seller listed on the property records as Matthew and Carlin Gordon. Her Sally Hawthorne of SRMF represented buyers her Brian Huff and her Brittany Murchison.
August’s number three was 200 Westham Parkway, which sold for $1.87 million. Nicole Taylor of Estate Realty Group and Angela Headley of Steel Group had listings. Sotheby’s International Realty represented the buyer.
Rounding out the top five was another home in Henrico’s Westham area, according to data from the Central Virginia Regional Multiple Listing Service. Sold at 809 Westham Parkway for $1.8 million. Debbie Gibbs of Steele Group was in charge of the listing and Rebecca Winters of SRMF was the buyer’s agent.