Enfield, circa 1938, one of the loveliest Country Place Era Properties on the Upper Middle Peninsula has new stewards as of July 1, 2019. Beautifully sited with a commanding presence above the Rappahannock River, Enfield possesses an ages old charm and character rarely found in most waterfront offerings. The gardens surrounding this gracious and inviting home give the property the feeling of being a grand estate, when it is actually just a little bit less than one acre. Please click the link below for additional information on this wonderful property now SOLD!
Indian Banks – Circa 1699 https://www.karinandrewsestates.com/ListingDetails/2494-Simonson-RD-Richmond-County-VA-22460/10256246/
Standing the test of time, Indian Banks circa 1699 and 1728 has witnessed over 300 years of lives lived, lost and the founding of our nation. An icon on Virginia’s Northern Neck, Indian Banks is situated near the confluence of Lancaster and Morattico Creeks near the site of one of the Indian villages shown on Captain John Smith’s 1609 map of Virginia. In August 1608, Captain John Smith was entertained by the Moraughtacund Indians at their principal village on the Northern Neck near present day Indian Banks. Indian Bank’s site was patented in 1652 by Thomas Glasscock, who received 600 acres of land on Morattico Creek in return for the surrender of a grant of 200 acres on Piankatank River, which he had received upon his emigration to America in 1643. Records of the Indian Banks house run back to 1728, when Captain William Glasscock married Ester Ball (A cousin of George Washington on his Mother’s side) and took up residence there. One of the bricks bears the inscribed initials “G.W.” with a Masonic Symbol. This truly captivating Manor House is distinctly English in its Architecture; featuring Jacobean, Georgian and Queen-Ann elements. A rare Scrolled Soffit / Jack Arch above the Main Entrance is one of only two known examples in Virginia.
Contact Karin Andrews to arrange your showing of this spectacularly rare offering on Virginia’s serene and magnificent Northern Neck.
Beautifully Manicured Gardens, Mature Boxwood, Towering Ancient Trees & Endless Rappahannock River views abound, with deep protected water-frontage on Morattico Creek. Other Amenities include a Pier, Dock, Stables, Guest Cottage, 2 Car Garage with Bonus Room above and Workshop, Outdoor Kitchen, Screened Porch, various Barns & a deep drilled well. Indian Banks has been featured on the renowned and prestigious Historic Garden Week in Virginia Tour and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register – a designation which is honorary. Convenient to Washington DC, Richmond, Fredericksburg, Williamsburg & Newport News. 18 Minutes to Kilmarnock & Warsaw. Historic Sites, Wineries, World Class Resorts, Fine Dining, Farmers Markets & a full-service Marina are all nearby. Beautiful Chimneys with 7 Fireplaces. Numerous outbuildings at Indian Banks include a turn-of-the-century livestock and hay barn, an early nineteenth-century building which was most recently a granary, a late nineteenth-century stable and carriage shed, poultry houses, and two or three small but well-built sheds. There is also a more recent two-car Garage with workshop and apartment above as well as a guest cottage. The ancient towering trees, boxwood alee’ and gardens surrounding the manor house are magnificent. The waterfrontage and views of Morattico Creek and the Rappahannock River are absolutely breathtaking.
It’s looking a lot like Christmas at Holly Pointe, a lovely home surrounded by water on three sides. Offered for purchase at $788,000. Breathtaking, Serene & Captivating are all words used to describe the view from this home sited high above Haynes Millpond. True Lakefront, this property is located just 7 minutes from all that Gloucester Courthouse has to offer. A deep well provides wonderful drinking water. The house is also wired for Cable and Satellite TV with a state of the art septic system and other amenities. Built using low or no maintenance exterior finishes, this property offers true Lux Living in one of the most sought after communities in Tidewater, Virginia.
It is the best of both worlds to feel such seclusion yet be so close to everything! There is also no HOA or HOA fees. World Class Marinas, Resorts, Fine Dining, Fantastic Public and Private Schools, Art Galleries, Farmers Markets, Building Supply Stores, Boutiques, Department Stores, Movie Theaters, Historic Sites, Plant Nurseries, Cultural Events, Historic Sites and every community amenity are all nearby. . .15 minutes to Yorktown, 35 minutes to Colonial Williamsburg, Convenient to Richmond, Hampton Roads or Washington, DC. For Additional Information or to Arrange your showing of this remarkable, warm and welcoming home, please feel free to contact me at Karin.Andrews@BHHSTowne.com.
December 2018 is here and we have had a light dusting of Winter White in preparation for the Christmas and Holiday Season. Lisburne is shown here in her Winter finery, ready for you to come and see what makes this property so very special. It is an icon, owned by a wonderful family with deep philanthropic roots in the Gloucester and Newport News Communities. They have called this wonderful 70+ acre estate their home for over 50 years. With that said, they are offering it for purchase so that a new steward can step up to care for this crown jewel in the years to come.
If you are searching for a Historic, Waterfront and Equestrian Property minutes from Yorktown and Colonial Williamsburg this is the property for you. As a spectacular waterfront property it is around the corner from a world class Yacht Center and Marina…Minutes from a serene and breathtaking historic Episcopal Church which makes it ideal for use as a wedding, reception and special event venue. It can also be used as B & B, Farm, Winery and a host of other uses. Please contact me today and arrange your showing of this rare and remarkable property. All offers will be welcomed and considered! I can be reached by email at Karin.Andrews@BHHSTowne.com or by phone at 804-445-5500.
Enfield Circa 1938 is a warm, welcoming and elegantly appointed Riverfront Retreat, beautifully sited above the Rappahannock River on Tappahannock’s famed Gold Coast! Sweeping Riverfront Views can be yours in every direction with a vast protected landscape across the Rappahannock. Offered for Purchase at $839,000! Please click the link below for additional listing information!
Property features include: a lovely entrance hall, hardwood floors throughout, magnificent moldings, high ceilings, spacious rooms, river facing large eat-in kitchen with granite counter-tops, dedicated laundry / utility room, formal dining and living rooms, handsome paneled library/office, den with fireplace, outdoor patios with brick pathways, first floor bedroom, two wood burning and one gas fireplace, 4 full baths in the main house, basement, pier, partially covered dock, workshop, garden shed, two car garage with guest apartment and full bath, stately magnolias, mature boxwood, glorious gardens, numerous outbuildings and a multitude of outdoor living spaces. Stunning Waterfront and Serene Garden views from every room provide interest throughout the year.
The offering of Enfield presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase your own “Country Place Era” waterfront retreat! Designed by Edward Sinnott a well known Richmond Architect in 1938. Subsequent Additions by Clarence W. Huff, Jr. and others. A fabulous kitchen addition was added in recent years with sweeping and serene views of the Rappahannock River just above Tappahannock.
Shown by appointment only. 24 Hours notice required to show. Listing agent must be present for showings. Please contact agent, Karin Andrews – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices – Towne Realty at 804-445-5500 or via email at Karin.Andrews@BHHSTowne.com. Listing Agent is local.
Rappahannock River and the Gold Coast!
One of the Great remaining Crown Jewels of the Chesapeake Bay Region of Virginia has been reduced from $2,500,000 to $2,100,000.
This amazing waterfront estate property is located just 12 minutes or less to Historic Yorktown and approximately 30 minutes from the Heart of Colonial Williamsburg, via the Colonial Parkway. For Additional Listing Information, please click on the link below and feel free to share with any family, friends, acquaintances or colleagues who may be interested in purchasing this breathtaking property on Vaughan’s Creek – a branch of the Severn River.
I am pleased and excited to announce that “Mansfield” located at 8493 Freewelcome Lane at Dutton, just above the Mathews County line has been purchased by new owners!
As a Historic, Waterfront and Equestrian Property Agent, it is a rare opportunity to represent Sellers of adjoining Estates and bring both Properties to the successful completion as SOLD properties. I feel a great sense of accomplishment and at the same time I realize that it is the end of an era of ownership and stewardship that has passed to new owners who have and will each take their properties to the next level and live beautiful lives there! It was my honor to play a part in bringing these transactions to a close.
This very handsome Riverfront Home is sited on 5 acres overlooking the Piankatank River and adjoins World Class Carousel, which I sold last year, representing both the Seller and Purchaser. For more information and stunning photography of both properties in their pre-purchased state, please visit the link at the bottom of this post.
Located on 70+ waterfront acres, Lisburne is not only an exquisite historic estate with glorious gardens and an exquisite manor house, this property features numerous amenities, such as tennis courts, a swimming pool, pier, numerous outdoor buildings and cottages. It has also served as an equestrian property through the years and is well suited to continue in that regard.
There is no question that Lisburne, previously known as Pleasant Point, which was built for William Backhouse – circa 1810, are absolutely captivating. From the original staircase, heart pine floors, high ceilings, exquisite hand carved moldings of the original house, to the equally stately additions done in period style, this property is absolutely enchanting. It is beautifully sited with water-frontage on Vaughan’s Creek, a tributary of the Severn River.