Historic House Listings

Sea Captain’s House, Circa 1886. On 4 waterfront acres in Virginia. $748,000

April 16, 2023

This is a really pretty home! I love the setting! This was once a sea captain’s house. The home was built in 1886. It is located on 4.60 acres in Port Haywood, Virginia. The home features a large covered front porch, original hardwood floors, exposed beams, built-ins, french doors and a lot of natural light. There is a detached garage on the property and a dock. No flood insurance is required! Three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,564 square feet. $748,000

Contact Cindy Barnett with Long and Foster Real Estate: 804-512-3858

From the Zillow listing:


Amazing views from the East River to Mobjack Bay on 4.6 acres, this charming Sea Captain’s home, circa 1886, has three bedrooms, two and one half baths. This home features wood floors and a wonderful floor plan. Light and bright waterside open kitchen with eat-in or sitting area, living room with rafters and fireplace, and the dining room leads to a screened porch and a second entry/mudroom with half bath and laundry area. There is a large first floor bedroom with a full bath and a second floor primary bedroom with a deck and huge bath. The third bedroom is large and filled with light. Full front porch, screened porch, large deck, pier and boat lift. Parklike setting on 4.6 acres on two parcels, one across the street for privacy. Water depth is approximately 3′. Detached one plus garage with an unfinished room above could be an office or studio. Best fishing at York Spit is minutes away. No flood insurance required, home is 10′ above sea level. Breezeline Internet. Located just east of Port Haywood and about five miles to the yesteryear village of Mathews.



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