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Dale Good

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Beautiful Victorian Row Home: Richmond's Historic Fan District

47 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Our home is a 3 bedroom ,two bath, full kitchen, living room, formal dining room

Lovely Victorian Row Home located in the heart of Richmond's famous and historic Fan District. Our home has been completely renovated and offers our guests every amenity, including a full completely remodeled kitchen with dishwasher, microrange, an upscale gas grill stove top, oven, double stainless steel refrigerator and center island and every cooking utensil you could want or need. Our home has three lovely bedrooms, one of which has a king size bed, another a queen, and a third with a pull out queen. There are two large flat screen TV's and a smaller TV in the kitchen to entertain and/or inform when you are preparing meals. We also have a DVD and an extensive video library. There is a small office upstairs complete with printer and scanner and the house has WIFI. The laundry washer and dryer are in the basement. Other rooms are a large formal dining room, sitting 8, a living room downstairs with a nice library, along with the kitchen, and a completely redone bath. There is an additional remodeled bathroom upstairs. The home has 4 fireplaces, the one in the living room is gas. There is a front porch for evening and afternoon sitting to view beautiful Meadow Street Park across the street. There is a small patio area off of the kitchen in the back of our home with a table and 4 chairs for outdoor dining. The Fan is not only historic but fun. It's a great location for walkers, a short walk to the restaurants and shops in Carytown and almost 80 restaurants within walking distance, many of Richmond's best. We are a short walk to all of Richmond's outstanding museums including the Virginina Museum of Fine Arts. Richmond is centrally located to many Civil War sights and battlefields and only an 90 minute drive to the Shennadoah Valley to the west and the beaches at Virginia Beach to the east. We are only a short 45 minute drive to Williamsburg, Virginia and just two hours to Washington DC. The spring in Richmond is fantastic, and the fall is sooooo beautiful.

Keywords: Historic row home, Richmond's Fan District, Central Virginia, Close to many Civil War sites. Close to downtown Richmond and VCU.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Dale Good (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Dale Good

I am originally from the east coast but have lived out west in California and Arizona for the last 30 years, San Diego, Tucson and Lake Tahoe. My wife, Shirley, and I, when our three children moved away from home, wanted to return to the eastern seaboard and a four seasons climate. In Richmond we have found a wonderful, charming and historic community to do just that. We also wanted to be in an urban setting and in an historic area and Richmond met our requirements on every level. I was a newspaper publisher/owner for the last 22 years and before that a banker.

Dale Good purchased this house in 2010

Why Dale Good chose Richmond

Because of its history and beauty and the charm and character of the 'Fan District' and it's people. Wonderful urban era for walking and enjoying the history and charm of the neighborhood. Please take the time to browse through our reviews to see what other guests had to stay about our home and the Fan.

What makes this house unique

We can walk to almost everything. Museums, restaurants, shopping, sporting events. We are also close to the beautiful Shennadoah Valley and Williamsburg and Washington DC.


based on 47 traveler reviews

Beautiful Victorian Row Home: Richmond's Historic Fan District
average rating of 4.9574466 based on 47 reviews

A lovely home. Comfortable with attractive decor. Met all of our needs and then some.

  • 5 of 5

Centrally located in the Fan district. Quiet, attractive neighborhood. Easy access to restaurants and historical sites whether walking or by car. We felt at home from the moment we arrived. Dale left a lot of information about the area, which was very helpful. The Goods made sure our needs, as guests in their home, we're met. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent experience in downtown Richmond

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful, functional property in a great location.

Very nicely furnished. Kitchen has everything you would need. Neighborhood is great. Parking is dicey, but thats what you expect in downtown urban areas. Could not ask for a better setup. Would def stay here again and I recommend the property and owner.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Superb Home

  • 5 of 5

This home is centrally located in the Fan. We couldn't have asked for a home better equipped for guests. We will certainly stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Home

  • 5 of 5

The house was just as pictured- Dale was always quick to respond when I had questions prior to the trip! Everything you needed for a family vacation! Would definitely rent again!

Great location as well!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming, Lovely Property in the Fan District of Richmond

  • 5 of 5

This Fan District rental is beautiful, well equipped and elegant home. Although in a quiet area on a charming street across from a lovely park, it is convenient to the of busy energy of shops, bistros and museums. A trip downtown or to the University of Richmond or VCU is a short ride. Parking was convenient and in close proximity to the house. The owner has provided for every amenity making this lovely home a wonderful experience in every way. He could not have been nicer is navigating this rental and responding to my questions. This is my first experience with VRBO and I am delighted! I would have to say, if there was a sixth star in the rating, I would have to rate it as such. I hope there is an opportunity to return to Richmond and this wonderful home in my future.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Property

  • 5 of 5

What beautiful, lovely place to stay. It was very well-appointed, had all the amenities we could possibly want,

beautiful kitchen, very inviting with comfortable furnishings. There were plenty of places to eat out for breakfast,

lunch and dinner....many within walking distance. It was easy access to major highways and we felt very centrally

located.. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Richmond International
Nearest Train
5 Miles
downtown Richmond
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
Shenedoah Mountains
Nearest Beach
90 Miles
virginia Beach

Within walking distance to the world reknown Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Virginia State Historical Museum, the Virginia Childrens Museum and the Virginia Science Museum. Also you can walk to the state capital, Byrd Park, live theaters and the Richmond Art District. Richmond's best restaurants are all within walking distance. In addition, shopping on Cary Street is a 5 minute drive or a 20 minute walk.


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For more than 4 people we charge an additional $20.00 per night per person.

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Fan District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Each bathroom is full size with a shower. Both are recently remodeled.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • tennis

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