“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 the home on a winding lane through the woods. Deer Chase is Perfectly sited on 16 acres of fenced pastures and woodlands which lay near the Piankatank River. Additional 40 +/- acres may be available for purchase. 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 updated kitchen and baths for modern living. Wonderful covered rear porch offers great space for entertaining and enjoying the view. More often than not, you will experience a nice breeze blowing on the porch. The large 2 story barn (2400 sq. Ft.) is suitable for horses or a multitude of other storage needs. Access to riding trails may be available on adjacent land. The old school house once known as Deer Chase Academy also dates back to the mid 1700’s. Some of the original features still remain. Boxwood gardens enclosed by a circular drive compliment this enchanting home that is nestled in this lovely bucolic setting as it has been for nearly 300 years. Excellent fishing, sailing and boating opportunities are close by. Urbanna, a small fishing village, about 5 miles away on the Rappahannock River, offers deep water boat slips, a boat landing, and a handful of restaurants. Access to the Chesapeake Bay is about 12 miles away in Deltaville. You must visit t in person to get the full impact of what this property offers.

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Additional Buildings / Amenities

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