Long walks on a soft sand beach, picking up treasures deposited by the last incoming tide. Picnic lunch on the screened porch under azure skies and golden sunshine. Languid summer’s eves on the deck, cool breezes wafting, moonlight casting sparkling white nets against dark waters, falling asleep to the music of waves gently lapping against the shoreline. These are but a few of the many pleasures of owning a beachfront home on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. And just in time for summer fun 2016, Blue Heron Realty has 3 remarkable beachfront homes listed in Cape Charles, VA on Virginia’s Eastern Shore’s beautiful Southern Tip. Very special yet completely different, each home is a place where you can kick off your shoes and revel in the bliss of beachfront living ! To make an appointment to see any of these gorgeous beach homes, just call Blue Heron Realty Co. at 800-258-3437.
ON A MOUNTAIN AT THE SEASHORE– Well, to call it a mountain is a wee bit of an embellishment but definitely atop 2.7 acres of the highest sand dune formation on the entire Eastern Shore of Virginia stands this spectacular 4 bedroom, 3 full and 1 half bath, custom Lindal cedar home offering breathtaking views of the confluence of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. This is truly a home that must be seen to properly appreciate its magnificence inside and out. Built from the finest Western red cedar and natural stone by one of the Shore’s best custom builders, this home features top of the line materials throughout. Even the laundry room features granite counters ! The focal point of this spectacular home is the spacious great room, which, because of the post and beam construction, features a huge open span capped by the warmth of a cedar cathedral ceiling and anchored by a dramatic floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. The chef’s kitchen, open to the great room, stands ready for the preparation of everything from whipping up simple midnight omelet to creating elegant cuisine for a dinner party for 20— and everything in between. The first floor master suite features a “sky window” , perfect for laying in bed and gazing up at the Milky Way as one falls asleep. On the second floor a second master suite plus 2 guest bedrooms fan out from large guest living room, giving visitors a large private space to just relax and enjoy the views tucked away from the activities in the rest of the house. Outside, a full house length deck with its own stone fireplace offers a relaxing space to breathe in the tangy Bay breezes. Steps with gentle risers and several landings lead gently down to the one of the widest sparkling sand beaches on the Eastern Shore, really comparable to the most beautiful private sand beaches almost anywhere on the East Coast, part of a mile and a half of private beach shared by very few homes. Call 757-678-5200 for an appointment to see this extraordinary beachfront home listed at $1,750,00.
BIG, BOLD, BEAUTIFUL & READY FOR THE SWEET, SWEET BEACH LIFE ! Open the front door and the eye is drawn through the foyer, through the dramatic great room with its amazing soaring ceilings and out to the sparkling sand beach and shining blue waters beyond, revealing unrivaled views out to the far horizons of the Chesapeake Bay. Fine craftsmanship and luxurious details have created a stunning beach home with waterfront vistas from virtually every room. The heart of this 4 bedroom, 4 full and 2 half bath home is its expansive great room with amazing tall elegant columns, dramatic windows and three separate conversation areas, perfect for entertaining either large or intimate groups. Fine finishing details abound including mosaic floor inserts, deep crown moldings and triple tray ceilings. The gourmet kitchen is open to the great room, offering a free flow of conversation and interaction between the two. Plenty of kitchen space, custom cherry cabinets, beautiful granite counters and high-end appliances are sure to please. Spacious master bedroom suites on both the first and second floor offer premier views, luxurious baths and plenty of closet space. Two large guest bedrooms make having stay-over visitors a breeze. A huge media room complete with full room length bar with sink and wine cooler overlooking the water also boasts a large veranda, perfect for enjoying those tangy salt breezes all summer long. Located in Bay Creek Golf Resort offering such amenities as Palmer and Nicklaus waterfront golf courses, 2 beach areas, tennis courts and pool. Offered at $1,595,000. Call Blue Heron Realty Co. at 800-258-3437 for your appointment to see this very elegant and special beachfront home.
THE “BRIDGE HOUSE “ OVERLOOKING THE WIDE BLUE WATERS AND SOFT SAND BEACHES OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY – The “Bridge House” offers a truly unique access since the front entryway to this distinctive beachfront home is across a dramatic little bridge which beckons you to leave the all-too- busy-busy world behind and enter this realm of serene waterfront beauty. Sited high on a unique 3 acre +/- wooded sand dune which rolls gently down to a gorgeous soft sand beach and the gentle waves of the Chesapeake Bay, this 4400 sq. ft. contemporary 4 bedroom, 4 full bath home beach home offers a truly secluded feel. Once inside, the eye is immediately drawn to the dramatic views of the Chesapeake Bay sparkling below viewed through a full wall of windows and sliding glass doors. The first floor offers a huge open great room with breakfast, dining and conversation areas presenting opportunities to both socialize or relax in a little intimate corner to catch up on news one-on-one. Walk out and enjoy nearly the 2000 sq.ft. of decking, a perfect place for a glass of cold iced tea on a summer’s afternoon or wowing a crowd with casual outdoor entertaining at sunset ! When you catch a cool summer breeze flowing off the Bay, you’ll begin to realize what being ”relaxed” really means. Time to pour a little mint julep and get started on the new issue of “Southern Living” magazine, just chilling out to your heart’s content ! Not to mention savoring nightly the glorious sunsets over the Chesapeake Bay . Was life ever better ? ? But wait till you catch the elevator up to the huge third floor master suite which includes spacious sleeping area, delightful master bath, large library area with built-in floor- to- ceiling bookshelves, a huge sitting area with gas log fireplace and a full-length deck overlooking the broad deep blue waters of the Chesapeake Bay and beach. WOW !!! does not even begin to suffice. Must see to really appreciate ! This spectacular home offers the essence of Virginia coastal living. Offered at $1,599,000. Call us today at 757-678-5200 to see this unique and inspiring beachfront home.