Historic House Listings

Wow! “Pleasant Prospect Farm”, Circa 1750. On 177 acres in Virginia. $15,485,000

September 17, 2021

This was fun to look at! Can’t imagine living there! And how about that roman bath house! Pleasant Prospect Farm was built in 1750. It is located on 177 acres in Cape Charles, Virginia. The home is situated on 1.5 miles of shoreline. The house features hardwood floors, exposed beams, two guest houses, two garages with 9 bays total and a pool house with Roman bath. The property has an old windmill, fruit trees and several garden areas. Three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 3,375 square feet. $15,485,000

Contact Melissa Dooley with Long & Foster Real Estate

From the Zillow listing:


Pleasant Prospect Farm, one of Virginia’s grandest waterside historic estates, a perfect retreat for family gatherings & entertaining. This is not just an extraordinary estate; it’s an entire peninsula on more than 277 bucolic acres & 1.5 miles of shoreline on Cherrystone Inlet. A classic, historic waterfront estate in Northampton County dating to c.1750. The home is 2-story, with full basement & 800 bottle wine cellar; great central foyer with original enclosed staircase & architectural features. There are 2 guest houses, 2 detached garages with a total of 9 bays & full wood working shop. Pool house with a Roman Style bath. Mix of fields, woods, marsh, waterfront & long pier. Other outstanding features of this property include a windmill, new irrigation system and a wide variety of fruit trees, as well as herb, cut flower and vegetable gardens. Live the life you’ve always wanted on this breathtaking estate, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a new owner.


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