If you want a water view, you cant do better than this! With windows and doors all across the front of the house, you see Mobjack Bay from your kitchen, your living area and the Master bedroom and the Ware River from the back bedrooms. This is a vacation home you can live in all year round, with a 400 foot dock, boat lift, jet-ski lift, in-ground pool, small beach to launch kayak, canoe, jet-ski or just float! You can catch your own crabs and fish off your dock. The water in front of the house has been featured in Field and Stream magazine as a prime speckled trout fishery. Husband caught an 8 lb. citation trout right off the dock.
The yard was professionally landscaped with Bermuda grass that requires no work and landscape lighting that makes the night time landscaping as beautiful as the day time. You also have your very own double-covered irrigation system to maintain trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and ornamental grasses. The outdoor deck was built for family gatherings around the pool and is only 26 feet from the water. The already installed $60,000 revetment provides protection to your valuable 153 foot waterfront. The in-ground pool is 14 x 26, 5 deep plus steps at both ends.
Other highlighted features include a central vacuum system, custom-made maple cabinets with granite countertops in the 20 x 30 kitchen, a window seat with storage, ceramic tile, a built-in booth that seats 6, plenty of room for another kitchen table, a trash compactor, dishwasher, ceramic stove top, microwave and conventional oven. The laundry room is on the main floor adjacent to the kitchen and has room for an extra upright freezer and refrigerator. All rooms are painted in beach-type colors; i.e, yellow, pink, turquoise, green and peach.
There are 3 bedrooms in addition to the Master Suite, 2 on the main floor and one going up the attractive spiral staircase. There is a carpeted bonus room above the Master bedroom that can be used for a 5th bedroom, a storage area or a kids playroom. The Master bedroom suite is 20 x 30, including a bathroom with a linen closet, a double sink, shower and soaking tub. There are His/Hers Walk-in closets, and a large bedroom. The Master suite is decorated in nautical colors with white beadboard.
The house is built on block/cement pillars covered with newly installed stone. There are 4 garages to house vehicles, lawn equipment, trailers, boats, etc.
The outside is maintenance free with shingle looking vinyl siding, stone, and salt-treated wood. You can see blue heron, egrets, eagles, geese, swans, ducks, seagulls and even dolphin from your great room!
This home was custom built on 5 acres with high quality materials to last a lifetime!
For Sale By Owner Home Prices for Gloucester, Virginia 23061