Warmth & charm define this 1920s storybook cottage on an acre lot, highlighted by lush gardens & picket fences. Originally the 23-acre Meldanbar Turkey Farm, this bungalow-style home is steeped in history & has been expanded & renovated over the years. Gorgeous heart pine floors, abundant windows, great flow from well-scaled formal rooms to spacious gathering rooms, 3 or 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, all on one level. The current owners have made thoughtful improvements, including full renovation of the kitchen, laundry area, keeping room & the delightful screened porch. Fresh paint, updated baths, newer systems, updated roof, gutter guards. A large brick terrace w/pergola spans the rear of the house, & the private, open lot offers inviting areas for entertaining, play & gardening. An unusual bonus is a charming outbuilding, rebuilt by the owners, which now serves as office, exercise & workshop space & has 2 storage sheds across the back. Close to the James River, this unique oasis imparts a country feel, although you are minutes to River Road Shopping Center & other city conveniences.