Historic House Listings

Oh my! “Pipe-In-Tree”, Circa 1893. On 8 waterfront acres in Virginia. $1,180,000

December 10, 2020

This is quite an estate! From the long drive up to it, to the waterfront! I would always be in that swing or on the back porch overlooking the water. “Pipe-In-Tree” was built in 1893. It is located on eight waterfront acres in Hartfield, Virginia. The home is situated on the banks of the Piankatank River. The home has huge wrap around porches, multiple outbuildings, herb hardens, and a cute little guest cottage! The interior features original hardwood floors, a gorgeous walnut staircase, bead board ceilings, and nice double front doors. I think in one picture I am seeing a vintage icebox? Six bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 4,332 square feet. $1,180,000

Contact Karin Andrews with BHHS Towne Realty: 804-445-5500

From the Zillow listing:


Sited high above the wonderfully deep and pristine Piankatank River is Pipe-in-Tree 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.


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