by AnnGardner Eubank
IRVINGTON—This past September during a real estate boom in the Northern Neck, Malcome Sargent and his wife, Sara, of Henrico purchased an Irvington home believed to have been owned by a steamboat captain in the 1800s.
The Sargents had been visiting homes in the area by water when they noticed the historic house overlooking Carter Creek.
“We were looking for a house that didn’t need too much work,” said Malcome Sargent.
Despite their initial plans for a turn-key…[to-view-more]