Historic House Listings

“Somerset by the Bay”, Circa 1830. On 18 waterfront acres in VA. $987,000

June 1, 2019

“Somerset by the Bay” was built in 1830. It is located on 17.93 waterfront acres in White Stone, Virginia. It is situated on Antipoison Creek, and only a short boat ride to the Chesapeake Bay. The home has original heart pine floors. There is a screened in porch and a detached three car garage. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,433 square feet. $987,000

From the Zillow listing:


‘Somerset by the Bay,’ has total privacy with 17+ Acres and gorgeous Wide views on Antipoison Creek plus a quick boat ride to Fleets Bay/Chesapeake Bay.  Enjoy great protective boating, fishing, privacy & a Southern Exposure plus only minutes to the town of White Stone, Irvington, Kilmarnock.  This historic home is full of charm from yesteryear, with many modern conveniences & upgrades.  The original part was built in the 1830’s, with beautiful heart pine floors & hardware.  The additions were placed sometime in the 1970’s.  Downstairs feature: a large Living Room with a wood burning fireplace & 3-sides of windows along the waterside, a formal Dining Room with gas logs in the fireplace, office, large eat-in Kitchen with Corian countertops, ample storage, Built-in desk & eat-in area, Screen Porch, NEW full bathroom & a Bedroom.  Upstairs has a NEW full bathroom & 2 nice sized guest rooms with water views: all NEW drywall & refinished the original hardwood floors.  NEW HVAC for most of the original part of the home.  Detached Waterfront 3-Bay Garage with 1 drive through bay.  Farmland on either side is currently farmed by outside farmer.  Property has been subdivided into 3 Parcels-2 Waterfront & 3rd Lot has Water Access to the current Pier.  Current Pier has 3’MLW but one can put another Pier on other Parcel & have 5’+MLW.  Known as a “Hurricane Hole”-Safe Place for Sailboats, this is a beautiful part of the Chesapeake Bay.  These kinds of treasures do not come on the market often!!

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