Welcome to the Tappahannock region!
This charming colonial-style cape cod home is situated on 10+ acres, to include 3,400 total sqft organic garden space and wooded forest greenery that softly rolls down to the Layton's Branch creek, which runs through the back of the property.
This two-level home features handsome white hardy plank and black shutters. The composite architectural shingled roof was recently replaced (2021) and sports a double chimney supporting the two-sided fireplaces that warm the living room and country kitchen.
On entry, visitors will be stunned by the rich oak hardwood flooring, 9-foot high ceilings and light-filled rooms, from the southern-facing rear entrance to the kitchen. Off the kitchen, homeowners will appreciate the expansive 32x14 ft deck readied for dining, entertainment, crafts or a restful afternoon with a good book!
Families grow and visitors will appreciate that the first-floor dining space has been creatively requisitioned by a teen, with the simple placement of temporary shelving! Absent the shelving, the living room and dining room are connected and feature crown molding, and easy access from the kitchen.
The kitchen features a gray slate floor and full height cabinetry. Ample counterspace for a busy chef and room for at least 6 at the family breakfast nook. Kitchen appliances, washer, and dryer will convey.
Upstairs, the primary bedroom features a large closet and full bath with shower. The two additional bedrooms are sizable, with large closets and access to additional eaves storage, courtesy of the cape cod design. The upper level sports wood laminate flooring. The shared bath with tub is currently undergoing full renovation and features ceramic tile and stylish fixtures.
The 10.05-acre lot features gated privacy fencing, stately holly trees and a variety of developing fruit trees. Jump right in to begin your garden, as the owners will convey the weed barrier fabric to give your green-thumb a head start! A modest poultry pen is ready for new neighbors as well. Homesteading activities may abound on this very level front and rear yard and garden area with great balance of sunlight and shade from the surrounding tree lines. Family recreation is unavoidable - play cornhole, horseshoes or cartwheel to your hearts content!
The property features three ample out-buildings: a large 20x12ft tool shed with electric access to the right of the driveway and convenient to the garden will easily house garden tractors and heavier equipment; the 24 x12 ft "wood working" shed has dedicated electric service and an attractive deck porch to extend the work or potting activities. Behind, a large 12x12ft garden shed can be enjoyed as for bike storage or additional landscaping supplies, sporting equipment and tools.
About the neighborhood: This property is unencumbered by any HOA, being zoned agricultural-residential, and does not have access to the Rappahannock River Run community. However, Garrett's Marina is conveniently located less than 5 miles away. Bowlers's Wharf is 4 miles away with a public beach access area. Also, nearby Piscataway Creek with a public boat ramp joins with the Rappahannock for your boating pleasure. Living outside the scope of restrictive HOA covenants has allowed this family to enjoy the full benefits of the property - For example: You'll be able to have fresh chicken eggs daily, much to the envy of the street!
"Coming Soon" status set to allow family to complete finishing touches on bathroom renovation and organize/declutter to prepare for viewings. Contact agent for updates or schedule tours via ShowingTime as available. Owners prefer advance notice via ShowingTime and all tours will require Sentrilock access and accompaniment with licensed realtor. COVID-19 precautions required - mask up! There is no signage on this property.