Historic House Listings

Historic Heron House, Circa 1846. Three waterfront acres in Virginia. $410,000

April 2, 2019

The Historic Heron House was built in 1846. It is located on three waterfront acres in Melfa, Virginia. In 1992 the Heron House was moved twenty miles to its current location. It is now located in the private waterfront community of Red Bank. The location is an oasis for herons, eagles, egrets and songbirds. The neighborhood has a community dock and is only minutes from lovely Onancok, Virginia. Three bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 3,265 square feet. $410,000

From the Zillow listing:


A contradiction of wonderful. Heron House is an 1846 Eastern Shore Style home. Moved 20 miles from a field near White Rabbit to the creek front subdivision of Red Bank in 1992, then meticulously restored into 3,265 sq. ft. of updated 21st century elegance. It has 420 ft. of waterfront on a 6 acre fresh water pond, perfect for kayaks and birdwatching. An oasis for blue herons, egrets, eagles and songbirds. Your deck is near the water, hidden in the woods is your Caribbean shack, perched on the pond you’ll hang out in every day. Trust us. Lots of privacy on 3 acres. Then stroll to the community dock, with 4′ MLW. Be out the creek and fishing on the bay in minutes. Plus just 4 miles to the charms of Onancock. Absolutely so much more than you expect. The best of both worlds for the price of one.

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