“Deer Chase” Circa 1740 – A Tidewater Farmhouse near the Chesapeake Bay, VA

$ 775,000
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MLS #1822158
Contact nameBeverly Regester Figg, GRI
Contact phone804-349-9999
Year built1740
TypeResidential
StatusMove-in Ready
Home area2,750 sqft
Lot Area16 acres
Rooms7
Beds3
Baths2
Half Baths1

Description

Historic Virginia Landmark on the National Registry – The original land grant dates back to the late 1600’s to a Captain Cary. Deer Chase has been a working farm for many years. Feel the history as you approach on winding lane through the woods. Deer Chase is Perfectly sited on 16 acres of fenced pastures and woodlands and resting near (1/2 mile) to the Piankatank River. Perfect symmetry abounds on this center hall plan with full length foyer flanked by parlors on each side. Impressive moldings, transom windows over doors, 11 foot ceilings, pine plank floors, 5 fireplaces, 3 bedrooms, and with updated kitchen and baths for modern living. Wonderful covered rear porch offers great space for entertaining and enjoying the captivating views in every direction. More often than not, you will experience a nice breeze blowing on the porch. The large 2 story barn (2400 sq. Ft.) has a workshop and is suitable for horses or a multitude of other storage purposes. The old school house once known as Deer Chase Academy dates back to the same period as the main house and some of the original features still remain. Boxwood gardens enclosed by circular drive compliments this charming home situated in this lovely bucolic setting as it has been for nearly 300 years. Excellent fishing, sailing and boating opportunities are very close by. Urbanna, a small fishing village about 5 miles away, sits on Urbanna Creek and the Rappahannock River and offers deep water boat slips, a boat landing, and a handful of restaurants. Access to the Chesapeake Bay is about 12 miles away at Deltaville. You must visit the property in person to get the full impact of what this property offers. Additional 40 acres +/- are available.

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Additional Buildings / Amenities

  • Barn/Stable
  • Carriage House
  • Dock/Pier
  • Finished Basement
  • Gazebo
  • Greenhouse
  • Guest Cottage