About Balthis House
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Balthis House, also known as E.C. Balthis Blacksmith Shop Property and Balthis' Old Stand, is a historic home located at Front Royal, Warren County, Virginia. The original section was built about 1787, and is a two-story, five bay, timber frame vernacular Federal style dwelling. The original section is three bay and the house was expanded to its present size in the mid-19th century, at the same time as the addition of the two-story brick rear ell. Also on the property are the contributing kitchen dependency and playhouse / gazebo.
The house is now owned by the Warren Heritage Society and is open for tours.