Sited high above the wonderfully deep and pristine Piankatank River (in Middlesex County, Virginia is Pipe-in-Tree Farm circa 1893. This fabulous late Victorian era farmhouse offers endless views of the Piankatank River in every direction and has retained all of the elements one would expect to find in well built property from this era including a breathtaking walnut staircase that must be seen to be appreciated, pine floors, wide / long outdoor porches and multiple dependencies. Possessing an astounding and intriguing provenance, this property has witnessed important historic events throughout its history as well as hosted iconic celebrations and gatherings. Property amenities include a three-bay carriage house/garage, bunk house, garden cottage, herb gardens, cedar lined drive, circular driveway, tidal pond, 500′ of waterfrontage, new lifetime bulkhead, pier/dock with power, water and outdoor lighting, boat lift, and magazine worthy outdoor dining and entertaining areas. Convenient to Urbanna, Irvington, Gloucester and all that the area has to offer. World class wineries, golf, marinas, shopping and charming historic waterfront towns that the area is known for. In ages past this property has been the site of iconic parties and visited by dignitaries and notables during the silver screen era. An intriguiging property with a grand story for the ages and one yet to tell!
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The current offering of Carousel located at 8495 Freewelcome Lane and Mansfield on the Piankatank at 8493 Freewelcome Lane – Dutton, Virginia creates the opportunity to own two distinct neighboring properties, on the Middle Peninsula, in the Chesapeake Bay Region of Virginia just above the Mathews County Line.
Carousel priced at $2,995,000 is set on 40.63 acres fronting on the Piankatank River! Carousel occupies a commanding presence above the Piankatank with superior elevation and breathtaking views and vistas.
The 10,000 sq. ft. 23 room great house is actually the original 1938 Manor House and a luxurious 3 story addition, completed in 2007, These two homes are connected by a curved Hyphen that unites these two homes so beautifully. It is a center hub of activity for both homes and boasts a Lux Club Style Wet Bar with views toward the Gillette Walled Garden and the spectacular waterfront!
Add to all of this smart home technology, geothermal heating and cooling, state of the art security systems, superior elevation, a world-class pier and covered dock with lifts fit for a Hinckley Picnic, with an additional boat slip with lift can accommodate a fairly good-sized fishing boat. (The current owners had a 22′ Regulator for the smaller slip). 2 Jet Ski lifts and an additional yacht slip create the ultimate mooring, on deep protected water.
Twice featured on the Historic Garden Week in Virginia (Gloucester/Mathews) Tour in 2001 and 2010, Carousel also features a lovely walled garden by Charles Gillette, Manor house designed by Clarence Wright Huff, World Class Tennis Courts, walking or riding trails, acres and acres of glorious gardens, rare trees, Glass English Greenhouse, indoor/outdoor sound systems, whole house generator, in-ground irrigation, in-ground salt pool and spa, four seasons porch, attached and detached garages, world-class temperature controlled wine cellars, elevator, 2 gourmet and 2 service kitchens, grand halls, exquisite finishes, fixtures and moldings, 2 first floor master-suites, cedar lined closets, 5 working fireplaces and so much more.
Mansfield adjoins Carousel and is set on 5 scenic acres with its own gated entrance, mature plantings, gardens, lovely waterfront and a three story manor home with full walk up attic with its own staircase and a walk out basement. Lots of living space on the Basement, First and Second Floor Levels. Ideal Executive or Family Retreat.
Contact me today to arrange your showing of one or both of these two stunning properties.
Glorious Walled Garden by Charles Gillette at Carousel!
Carousel occupies a commanding presence on the deep protected waters of the Piankatank River, just minutes to the open waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Breathtaking views abound in every direction. 40.63 beautifully maintained and landscaped waterfront acres include a long tree lined drive, world class tennis courts, 7 acres of invisible fencing for your canine family members, gardens by the legendary Charles Gillette, English Alitex Glass Greenhouse, in-ground salt pool, patios, Covered docks and low maintenance pier – docks outfitted with power, water, yacht and boat lifts as well as 2 jet ski lifts. The interior features 10,000 square feet with 23 rooms, 2 wine cellars, first floor guest and master suites and every conceivable amenity at your finger tips.
Oyster cages convey. In close proximity to world famous RRO and their first oyster tasting bar – “Merrior”. The Tides Inn and Colonial Williamsburg within one half hour. A property without equal. Contact me today to arrange your showing of Carousel – Circa 1938 and 2006.
Recently, I had a conversation with a well seasoned, well respected realtor and estate broker, who had brought client’s to see Carousel. He had many wonderful comments about the property – the most important of all was that everything that I had said about Carousel was true – “especially that it is absolutely stunning and truly is without equal”. Come and see Carousel – or make an offer on this absolutely exquisite family / executive waterfront estate/compound with every amenity – all on 40.63 fabulously landscaped acres. It is offered as a tremendous value as a home / compound could not be built to these standards today for the asking price. Pool, tennis courts, wine cellars, grand entertaining spaces, water views from every public room and most private rooms. Glorious mature plantings, four season’s of garden interest, glass greenhouse, indoor/outdoor sound system, special lighting, fabulous trex covered boat dock and pier, 7 acres of invisible fencing, walking – gator trails for your John Deer Gator or Golf Cart, 1 1/2 acre tidal pond in addition to commanding river frontage on Deep Protected Water. Minutes to Mathews, Gloucester Court House. Short drive to Williamsburg, Norfolk and Richmond. Wooded areas as well as wide open spaces! Offered at $3,995,000.00.
Wine Cellar features state of the art wine storage Wide Aerial – note Tennis Courts, Main House, Out-buildings.
Good Day Everyone! Please contact me for more information on this absolutely magnificent waterfront estate minutes from the open waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Everything you could ever desire or conceive of in a luxury waterfront estate. Convenient to world-class resorts, Colonial Williamsburg, Norfolk, Richmond and more. Carousel Circa 1938 – Gloucester County, Virginia near the Mathews County line. The ultimate corporate or family compound.
Offered for Sale at $3,995,000.00 by Karin Andrews – William E. Wood and Associates, Williamsburg, Virginia. 804-445-5500.
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