Posts Tagged ‘waterfront home for sale’

Beautiful Contempory With Dock & Sunsets ūüĆÖ On Virginia‚Äôs Eastern Shore

Thursday, August 13th, 2020

Better Front View‚úÖ out www.BlueHeronVA.com for more info on this exceptional like-new single story waterfront ūüĆä home with deep water dock on 9 acres located on a private lane nestled in the woods not far from Cape Charles. Priced at $795,000, this immaculate, ultra-custom built home ūüŹ° offers high elevation, big westerly views, great boating ūüõ• water, sunsets ūüĆÖand seclusion. Just a few of the many custom upgrades include a spavious gourmet kitchen with GE monogram & Advantium appliances, custom cabinets and quartz counter tops. Gorgeous hardwood walnut floors and porcelain tile throughout. Amazing window package offers beautiful natural light. Energy efficient Bosch geothermal system for heating/cooling, Rinnai water heater. Tinkerers will love the attached and detached garages. Dock outfitted with boat lift, electric, and water. This truly is a WOW ‚ú≥ÔłŹ home ! If you love spectacular views and great boating, this is your dream home !

 

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This gorgeous custom beachfront home near Cape Charles, VA sparkles inside & out!

Friday, June 21st, 2019

IMG_20170415_195010Priced at $650,000, this bright, open & airy, open concept floor plan with an impressive wall of windows offers spectacular waterviews from the moment you walk through the front door and continues through nearly every room in the home. Vaulted ceilings in the great room with windows on three sides, dining area with gas fireplace, a fabulous kitchen for the chef in the family, first floor master suite, with its own private door leading out to the full-length back deck provides the ultimate in beachfront living. This is a fun home with lots of room for entertaining both inside or out, enjoying the soft sand beach, spectacular sunsets, and evening star gazing. Beautifully decorated and being sold fully furnished-ready for you to walk right in and enjoy Summer 2019!

 

 

 

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This stunning custom bayfront Coastal Living Idea Home, nestled on over six acres, is top of the line inside & out!

Friday, May 17th, 2019

CG1_9138This home offers all the bells & whistles for the most discerning buyer. Dramatic entry foyer with vaulted ceilings, welcomes you into the heart of the home featuring a huge open great room, dining area, gourmet kitchen, and two master suites. The impressive custom window package brings the outside in and allows for dramatic views of the deep blue colors of the Chesapeake Bay. This home is practically maintenance free allowing for more fun in the sun. Full length porches & decks provide lots of entertaining area for both intimate and large get-togethers. 1 bdrm apartment w/wraparound decking & exquisite bayviews means your guests may never want to leave. A STEAL AT $965,000!

 

 

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Gorgeous and Affordable Bayfront Home Near Cape Charles, VA.

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

frontviewLocated on the Eastern Shore of Virginia not far from Cape Charles, this 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home priced at $397,000 offers first floor living and a dramatic wall of windows featuring huge water views ! Enjoy entertaining and relaxation surrounded by these amazing views & sunsets. Expansive deck & patio overlooking the Chesapeake Bay adds to the enjoyment of this coastal home. Immaculately maintained ranch home with bright & open floor plan, hardwood floors throughout & spacious great room all over looking the water and a beautifully landscaped yard. Located in a ‚Äúlaid back‚ÄĚ coastal community that offers beach, pool, tennis and boat ramp, truly making this one of the best coastal communities the Shore has to offer. Fishing, Boating, Kayaking, Birding all from your back yard! Centrally located on the Shore for shopping, dining, public boat ramps, world class golf courses & Historic Town of Cape Charles .

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Located on Virginia’s Eastern Shore Near Cape Charles, VA This Contemporary Style Home Offers Beachfront Par Excellence!

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

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A lovely maritime forest shades this spacious 3 story, 4 bedroom and 4 bath beach cottage of about 3800 sq. ft. sited on over 2 acres with 200 feet frontage on one of the most beautiful soft sand beaches on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Priced at $999,000, this home features newly refinished oak hardwood floors, granite & ceramic tile treatments thru-out, elegant eat-in kitchen, living room with fireplace, huge master suite with elegant bath & walk-in closet, huge recreation room, formal dining room Рall overlooking the spectacular sunsets on the horizon of the Chesapeake Bay. Beachcomber’s delight and a great home for entertaining! Also, 3 car garage, third floor loft, entry level guest suite & bath, grand waterviews from nearly every window in the house, beachfront patio & decks. The impressive beach neighborhood offers private walkways to the beach, community pool and tennis club, dock access to private fresh water lake for canoe/kayaks. A fantastic house on the beach of your dreams! Close to the historic little town of Cape Charles, VA with lots of amenities including golf, marinas, restaurants, shopping and galleries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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JUST RECENTLY LISTED! “Magnolia” A Spectacular Brick Waterfront Home With Dock in Cape Charles, VA.

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

111 Creekside Ln Cape Charles-print-004-9-Exterior Front-4200x2362-300dpiLocated in the charming historic beach town of Cape Charles, VA in the impressive Plantation Pointe village at Bay Creek Golf Resort, ‚ÄúMagnolia‚ÄĚ was designed with a traditional Southern flair, combining the classic with the nostalgic in a modern waterfront home with all the bells & whistles. Offered at $1,700,000 and located on a partially wooded 1.12 acre lot on a wide saltwater inlet from the Chesapeake Bay, this magnificent home of over 7000 sq. ft. offers 6 bedrooms, 5 full and 3 half baths, 3 fireplaces, 4 balconies, an amazing chef‚Äôs kitchen, a spacious media room, mahogany paneled library, a 3 car garage and a backyard dock. From the gracious entry foyer with gorgeous inlaid magnolia mosaic to the broad rear patio with in-ground pool overlooking blue waters, this stunning home is ready for you and your guests and entertaining in brilliant style. Bay Creek offers miles of soft sand beaches, Palmer and Nicklaus Signature golf, jogging trails, pool, tennis, on-site restaurant and more along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. Just 5 minutes to the Cape Charles Historic Area with yesteryear architecture, quaint shops, restaurants, theatre, art galleries, boat ramps and 2 marinas. So if you are coastal by nature, come discover the allure of our Eastern Shore Lifestyle ! Call us at 800-258-3437 for an appointment to view this very special home.

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Live The Eastern Shore Waterfront Life!

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

15871622_454166924972971_3837683010458265046_nYou’ll feel like you are on a relaxing vacation everyday in this delightful 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath custom built, contemporary waterfront home on a high wooded knoll with a multi-slip dock & good boating water. Priced at $629,000, located in Machipongo on the scenic Eastern Shore of Virginia, just 15 minutes to all the great shopping and golf amenities in Cape Charles. Sited on a large lot on a quiet cul-de-sac, this spacious home with southern exposure and great water views offers coastal living at its best. Top of the line construction, great window package, chef’s kitchen with granite countertops, dual ovens, kitchen Island breakfast bar, masonry fireplace, intercom, recessed lighting, hardwood floors, custom bathroom tiles, full walls of near floor-to-ceiling windows for enhanced water views, Hunter Douglas blinds, etc. are just some of the upgrades in this lovely home. Filled with natural light, quite open and airy, with 14′ ceilings in Living Room and 12′ ceiling in family room. Family Room, kitchen, eat-in area (other Rm2) & living room are all open to each other, offering great water views and fabulous entertaining opportunities. Nearly every room opens onto the full house length back covered porch area. Large Master Bedroom with huge walk-in closet, Jacuzzi style tub and large shower with decorative tiles. Large bonus room over the oversized 2 car garage, perfect for fitness room/home theater/bunkhouse, etc. Multi-slip dock with seating, boat lift and plenty of space for all your other other water toys. Check out http://www.blueheronva.com/boating_properties/

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5 Tips For Investing In A Second Home On Eastern Shore VA & Considering Doing Vacation Rentals To Help Defray Carry Costs

Monday, April 15th, 2013
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Eastern Shore Virginia Beautiful Southern Tip

For those considering investing in a ¬†leisure home, ¬†the beautiful southern tip of the ¬†Eastern Shore of Virginia offers buyers an amazing variety of lifestyle choices as well as some opportunities to offset mortgage payments with income from weekly vacation ¬†rentals. And especially ¬†with the great deals and the low interest rates currently available, now is a great time to consider the purchase of a leisure home with a lifestyle that can make you feel like it’s vacation time all year long ! ¬† ¬† ¬†For those seeking to discover their inner mermaid , consider a beach home offering soft sands and pristine swimming waters. ¬†For boaters, ¬†how about a beautiful waterfront home with a backyard boat dock ?¬†¬†Virginia’s Eastern Shore offers mile upon mile of saltwater shoreline to cruise by power boat, sailboat or kayak. ¬†For golfers, what better home course than the Arnold Palmer Signature course ¬†and the ¬†companion Jack Nicklaus Signature Course ¬†at Bay Creek¬†¬†? ¬†For those who love¬†¬†small towns and ¬†historic homes, ¬†consider the fact that settlement of ¬†the area which is now Northampton County VA ¬†begin before the Mayflower ever hit Cape Cod Bay ! ¬† I’m guessing that nearly a thousand historic homes ¬†still exist on the Shore, some of which are for sale. ¬†Dreaming about a place in the country , on a spacious land parcel ¬†? ¬†Got it in spades ! ¬†And since the main economic engine for Northampton County is still agriculture, ¬†if ¬†owning a farm with all the possibilities – from growing crops to raising alpacas or horses- that owning a farm offers, well, we have a few ¬†farms for sale too. ¬†Soooo……. how to get started ?

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Tip # 1.¬†¬†It’ s ¬†really important to decide on ¬†the lifestyle you want to pursue. ¬† I know that this seems like it should be easy and possibly self-evident but it’s not. ¬†In fact, in my experience working with our real estate customers, there is usually a ¬†lot of soul searching that goes into that decision¬† since so many ¬†folks have multiple interests and settling on the main one is not necessarily ¬†simply. ¬† Especially if the likes and dislikes ¬†of multiple people need to be factored into the equation. ¬†Nowhere is ¬†that more evident than in the choice between a beach home or a boating home. ¬†You might wonder why that is– usually it’s because one party prefers beach but the other loves boating ¬†and wants a backyard dock, leaving the conumdrum of which person will have to ¬†drive to get to ¬†the ¬†marina and/ or the beach.

Tip # 2. Decide on your¬†¬†purchase price budget. ¬† This is a bit easier than it seems because as realtors we can help you with this. ¬† Once you decide on the monthly payment amount you don’t want to exceed, ¬†we can work ¬†forward to give you a general home ¬†price range this monthly payment will handle. ¬†Given today’s historic low ¬†interest rates, I think you will be exceedingly pleased at the price range home that your ¬†stipulated payment will control in the current market.

Tip #3. Start previewing homes on- line to get a feel for the homes available in your price range with the lifestyle amenity you selected in step # 1.¬† Blue Heron’s main website, www.blueheronva.com , is organized by lifestyle, we’ve tried to make it easy to locate the type of property you want without searching a hundred other things first. ( In fact, we have gotten a lot of complements on how user- friendly our website actually is.) ¬†Each property¬† has an individual data sheet ¬†that can be printed or bookmarked, making it easy to¬†¬†keep track of¬†¬†any particular property. ¬†And don’t forget to¬†order our free prime property catalogue,¬†on-line from our home page or call 800-258-3437.

Tip#4. Make an appointment to come visit the Eastern Shore and see our beautiful properties for yourself. ¬†The Shore is a relaxed, low-key area with¬†wide open¬†green spaces ¬†and a comfortable rural feel, interspersed by small coastal towns and historic villages. And for icing on the cake, ¬†Northampton County is ¬†less than an hour’s drive from the Hampton Roads area ( Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake), the 32nd largest metro area¬†in the¬†US. ¬† We’re¬† not for everyone of course, plenty of day-to- day shopping but no huge malls, not much for bright lights and loud music . ¬†But if Capt. John Smith’s ¬†1609¬† comment about the Shore appeals to you: ” Heaven and Earth never agreed better to frame a place for man’s habitation”¬† then you might be a great candidate ¬†for the ¬†Shore.¬† Life¬†on the Eastern Shore ¬†is like having your cake and eating it too, a relaxed lifestyle here but access¬† major shopping, cultural and culinary amenities ( plus an international airport) ¬†within 30 minutes to an hour, ¬†depending on the neighborhood you select. ¬†Many of the folks purchasing a leisure home on the¬† Shore are intending to¬†live here full-time in the future, possibly for retirement or relocation, ¬†so then having metro type amenities within easy driving distance becomes more inportant in the ¬†overall equation.

Tip#5. Decide ¬†if you want to defray some of your carry costs by doing weekly vacation rentals. ¬†Blue Heron offers a vacation rental department ¬†which can handle rental and most of the management ¬†of your vacation home. ¬†When you visit the Shore to look at properties we can introduce you to our ¬†Vacation Rental Manager who can discuss ¬†the program with you. ¬†We work with owners to set up a schedule of ¬†the weeks ¬†during summer that they want personal use of their home and the weeks they ¬†want to rent it.¬† May ¬†to September is the main vacation season here which leaves plenty of time during the rest of the year for ¬†lots of ¬†additional personal use. ¬†Since ¬†Virginia’s Eastern Shore has ¬†a terrific climate, with long pleasant Springs and Falls, you can get a ¬†lots of use and pleasure out of your vacation home while still ¬†defraying some carry costs by doing vacation rentals.

Hopefully these 5 tips were helpful. ¬†We would love to hear from you and show you some of the great deals out there ¬†right now. ¬†With the deals available and the current amazingly low interest rates, we think it’s a great time to consider investing ¬†in one of our beautiful Eastern ¬†Shore homes¬† regardless of whether or not ¬†you are thinking of becoming a part of a vacation rental program. So give us a ¬†call at 800-258-3437 ¬†to make an appointment or to¬†order ¬†your copy of our free ¬†prime property catalogue. ¬† ¬† ( Posted by Marlene ¬†Cree, licensed Virginia agent with Blue Heron Realty Co., 7134 Wilsonia Neck Dr., Machipongo VA )

 

 

 

 

 

Elegant Waterfront Home For Sale On The Eastern Shore of Virginia Designed By William E. Poole

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

A Storybook Setting for this French Provincial

Standing proudly on a high¬†knoll overlooking a broad expanse of¬† rippling blue saltwaters ¬†on the¬† Eastern Shore of¬† Virginia is¬† this like-new William E. Poole designed home.¬†¬† Poole, an internationally famous Southern architect based in Wilmington, S.C. ,¬† ¬†is especially known for creating comfortable homes featuring warm and romantic living environments. That talent is evident throughout this elegant¬† Chesapeake Bay area like-new brick¬† home of about 4700 sq. ft.¬†for sale.¬† Inspired by¬†¬†French Provincial Revival traditions yet designed for today’s conveniences, ¬†the house¬†is positioned to ¬†fit perfectly into the site.¬† One of about¬†20 homes in a tiny neighborhood¬†of ¬†upscale waterfront homes near Franktown, VA¬†¬†and shielded from the little ¬†winding roadway ¬†by ¬†a stand of mature¬† trees,¬† as you drive¬†up ¬†the house¬†seems to be ¬†peeking out, wanting to see what’s going on.

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The approach to the entrance from the circular drive is across a patterned brick¬† walkway to an entrance portico and an impressive solid mahogany circle top front door.¬† Once inside the spacious foyer, which features ¬†an elaborate¬†barrel style vaulted ceiling and entry columns, one’s eye is immediately drawn to the gorgeous water views¬†from the great room beyond.

 

Jarvis dock at sunsetGreat¬†pains have been taken to connect the interior spaces to the natural beauty of the outdoors.¬†¬† A bold picture window,¬† flanked by tall doors on either side, is the dramatic focal point of the great room, presenting as it does the mesmerizing vistas of the broad blue inlet beyond.¬† Given the very desirable southwest exposure of this home, sunsets seen through that wide expanse of glass are absolutely spectacular.¬† ( A very important feature for those who, like moi, are not always in, shall¬†we say, ¬†top form at sunrise but who really love a great sunset.)¬†¬†Another focal point in the great room is the sunstantial fireplace with marble hearth and surround,¬†elaborate mantel with dentil molding and frieze¬†plus raised panel overmantel.¬†¬†Outside, a covered tiled veranda,¬† the epitomy of¬† relaxation, runs the most of the length of the entire house and is¬† the perfect place to¬†enjoy a light lunch or savor a refreshing glass of Chardonnay on a breezy summer’s day.

This Chef’s Kitchen will inspire gourmet creations.

Divided from the great room and morning room by¬† partial walls with archways and fluted pilasters, the¬†chef’s kitchen¬† is central to everything, the¬†soul of the house.¬† Custom cherry cabinets, honed counters, also sculpted around the sink, custom tile, decorative tile backsplash behind gas cooktop, double ovens, extra deep storage drawers, oversized Lazy Susan corner cabinet and large pantry with frosted glass doors are just a few of the features which make this a superlative place to whip up everything from a simple coddled egg to an elaborate 6 course meal. The adjacent, quite spacious dining room features a lovely chandelier with embossed silk shades and elaborate ceiling medallion, a beautiful room in which to enjoy entertaining friends and family.

Spacious Master Bath Suite

The first thing you notice when entering the master suite is the stunning waterview through the glass side panels and French doors which also combine to allow lots of natural light to flow into the room, giving it a bright and airy feel. And the private tiled covered veranda off the master bedroom offers a secluded nook for relaxing outdoors away from any activities in other areas of the house. But the piece’ de resistance is the master bath suite. Featuring two separate colorful bombe style dressers as sink vanities, a roomy claw foot tub, large glass shower and a super-sized walk-in closet with large dresser organizer and beaucoup space for shoes and clothes plus plenty of linen storage space, this bathroom is dressed to the nines !

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Cherry steps lead upstairs to an office, another bedroom, a bathroom, and a media room. A cozy little reading alcove for guests in the overlook to the great room below offers bookshelves and relaxing space for visitors away from activity elsewhere in the house. (Speaking of the overlook, did I mention that the great room has a soaring 19 foot ceiling ? And a handsome fireplace with elaborate mantel and marble hearth and surround  ?  Or that the floors on the first floor are cherry ?  Or that the morning room is amazing, with windows on 3 sides ? Plus lots, lots more ? ). Actually, this whole house is amazing. And it sits on a spectacular waterfront parcel which includes a backyard dock and boat lift complete with good boating water and easy access to the Chesapeake Bay. To see it on-line click on www.blueheronva.com/boating_properties/ or call 757-678-5200 for a showing.      ( Posted by Marlene Cree, licensed Virginia agent with Blue Heron Realty Co., 7134 Wilsonia Neck Dr., Machipongo, VA )

Lovely Single Story Eastern Shore Waterfront Home With Contemporary Flair For Sale

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

On the Eastern Shore, ¬†lovely Virginia¬† waterfront homes¬† near the Chesapeake Bay are not unusual but many¬†of those¬†¬†homes are of a traditional style and the majority of them are two story, ¬†albeit many with total living on the first floor.¬† But for¬†the ¬†growing number of¬†¬†folks looking for a waterfront home in Virginia who are absolutely set on¬† acquiring a single story¬† home, this new listing could be just perfect.¬† One of the features¬†important to many of our clients when looking for a¬† waterfront home is being able to open the front door and say “wow”¬† as¬†they look¬†¬†from the foyer, ¬†across the living area¬†and¬†are immediately treated to a glorious view of¬†¬†the water– this home gets a¬† ten- out- of- ten on that score¬† !

A few years ago, ¬†this lovely 3 bedroom,¬† 3¬†¬†bath home was renovated¬† with three goals in mind–¬†¬†¬† 1) opening up the floor plan to have larger, light-filled rooms and¬†¬† 2) creating¬† water and nature views from every possible angle and¬† 3) adding an additional, more spacious master bedroom suite.¬†¬† Definite success on every goal !¬† Walls of windows frame scenes of the sparkling blue waters,¬† several new sets of sliding glass doors facilitate an easy flow between the indoors and the outdoors and the spacious new master suite also offers more privacy as it is located on the opposite side of the home from the guest bedrooms.¬†¬† During renovation, the¬† kitchen, highlighted by custom cabinets and¬†granite countertops, ¬†and dining room were opened up and combined into the living room.¬† The¬†resulting great room is simply spectacular !¬†¬† A large skylight ¬†centered¬† in the main living area¬†was added, ¬†offering defused natural light¬†which spreads ¬†throughout the¬† entire great room.¬† The fireplace adds additional cheer. Hardwood in the great room transitions seamlessly to custom terracotta tile in the sunroom.

Outside, lots of great nooks for entertaining a group or just a best friend.¬† Located on a gentle knoll overlooking a colorful saltwater inlet from the Chesapeake Bay, one of my fav outdoor spots on this property is a little landing on the path down to the dock and boathouse.¬† It’s a tiny¬†landing, just big enough for two Adirondack chairs. But it’s so close to the water and¬†offers such a tranquil feeling that you¬†want to just sit and relax in those chairs forever !¬†¬†In addition to this little landing, ¬†there is also a attractive flagstone patio and full-house length deck with a cozy separate little¬†portion of deck which wraps around to the new master suite.¬†¬†So— ¬†lots of places to enjoy the outdoors which is great because¬†our very mild climate allows for¬†lots of outdoor activities¬†during most of the year.¬† Lots of mature landscaping and bird-friendly shrubs attract a variety of¬† songbirds year-round and of course blue heron and other wading birds stroll the shoreline,¬† keeping a sharp eye out for a quick fishy snack. For boaters,¬† a¬†dock with¬† large boat lift.¬† The¬†boathouse, which is a rarity here, offers plenty of kayak storage for that tremendously popular sport, both¬† facilitate easy access to the Chesapeake Bay which is literally just around the corner. And for those who love fishing,¬†a¬† real fishing hot spot dubbed¬† “The Cell” ¬†is quite close by.¬† For gardeners, a¬†large garden area with lots of colorful plantings, a veggie bed, ¬†birdhouses galore and a¬†cute potting shed is enclosed by a white picket fence, a real¬†oasis of¬† natural serenity. ¬†

For anyone looking for a gorgeous waterfront home featuring an open floorplan, top of the line materials and great indoor-outdoor entertaining potential, this home could suit to a T.¬† Check it out on in the “Boating Properties” section of the Blue Heron Realty Co. website at ¬†http://www.blueheronva.com/property.php?print=propid=1253¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ( Posted by Marlene Cree, licensed Virginia agent with Blue Heron Realty Co., 7134 Wilsonia Neck Dr., Machipongo, VA )