William E. Poole Designs
William E. Poole
Lightfoot House
Lightfoot House (c. 1730-50) The Lightfoot house – with its hipped roof and classical proportions – is an elegant example of Georgian architecture. The central portion of this home design is an authentic replication of the original Lightfoot house in Williamsburg. The side wing is a contemporary addition, designed to blend aesthetically with the period architecture while providing space for a well-appointed master bedroom suite. Built around 1760, the house was the Williamsburg town home of the prominent Lightfoot family of Tidewater Virginia. Colonel Philip Lightfoot I, was a wealthy merchant and landowner. In 1940, the mansion was restored and furnished with fine antiques to serve as a guesthouse for international dignitaries visiting Colonial Williamsburg.

Lightfoot House General Specs

No. of Stories 2
No. of Bedrooms 4
No. of Bathrooms 4
No. of Half Baths 1
Master Bedroom Location 1st Floor
First Floor 2487 Sq. Ft.
Second Floor 1406 Sq. Ft.
Total Heated Square Footage 3893 Sq. Ft.
Garage Size 3 Car
Foundation Basement/Crawlspace
Width (Ft.-In.) 60' - 6
Depth (Ft.-In.) 92' - 7
First Floor Ceiling Height 11'
Second Floor Ceiling Height 10'
Additional Features (if any) Future Recreational Room
 
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