Historic House Listings

Waterfront with a dock! The Captain’s House, Circa 1890. Three acres in Virginia. $549,900

March 30, 2024

Waterfront with a dock! Not in a flood zone! The Captain’s House was built in 1890. It is located on 3.10 acres in Mathews, Virginia. The house features a wrap around front porch, hardwood floors, baseboards, french doors, pretty fireplaces, wainscoting, crown moulding and a spacious kitchen. The home is situated on Woodas Creek and isn’t far from Mobjack Bay. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 1,993 square feet. $549,900

Contact Deborah A. Morgan with Morgan and Edwards Real Estate: 804-815-8621

From the Zillow listing:


The “Captain’s House”. This is an exquisite gem that makes you step back in time when real craftsman-built homes were made well. The floors and staircase are beautiful and the home has been taken care of over the years. The house needs a little TLC . The boating water is superb. The pier is being repaired with a four new pilings and some new deck boards. Please do not walk on the pier at this time. The Waterfrontage is extensive with 142 feet of Waterfront and a well elevated lot on Beautiful Woodas Creek. (NO FLOOD ZONE). This Parcel and Creek is a Sailboat draft waterman’s dream! Close to East River and Mobjack Bay and the perfect harbor to tie up in for a storm, offers protection. The land is very private and beautiful and features a small and cute greenhouse. Perfect for gardening, installing an inground pool (high land- no flood zone). Two fireplaces, a beautiful one in the Large Living Room and a large Fireplace in the kitchen. Fall in love with this stunning picturesque environment. See yourself on these porches with your family. Memories are to be made here! Step back in time and see the “Captain’s House” feel right at home. …


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