Living in Mathews County, residents can enjoy the sublime serenity and vast luxuries of a coastal community. Surrounded by more than 200 sprawling miles of pristine shoreline, Mathews is a scenic 94 square miles making it an ideal quaint, seaside retreat and is a rare gem – a distinct setting that is incomparable. With access to the Piankatank, East and North Rivers as well as the Chesapeake and Mobjack Bays, Mathews County is a charming place to reside and is popular for enjoying a lifestyle that allows residents to take full advantage of boating, fishing, and a wide variety of water sports. Located on the eastern tip of Virginia’s Middle Peninsula, Mathews is a short 90-minute drive to the state’s capital of Richmond, 60 minutes to Hampton Roads and 3.5 hours to our nation’s capital. Virginia’s Middle Peninsula is a region of preserved countryside, horse farms, scenic roads, and forests full of wild game. All of the well-preserved charm of an antique, idyllic location, while still within reach of many amusements and major cities, simply put, the best of both worlds.
For the buyer seeking a paradise retreat located directly on the water with 280 degree vistas of both the magnificent Chesapeake and Mobjack Bays — welcome to your new home. Ideally situated on a 4.68 acre waterfront lot with over 700 feet of pristine shoreline, this like new home is the essence of luxury waterfront living. This property is a nature lover’s delight with plenty of privacy, natural and manicured landscaping and gardens, and an abundance of wildlife.
Exceptionally well built in 1991 and expanded and renovated by an architect and custom home builder in 2005, quality and craftsmanship are at their finest with remarkable attention to detail. The home boasts over 3,100 square feet of living space with spectacular, panoramic water vistas from nearly every room. A large screened porch lets in the waterfront crosswinds and showcases unique Ipe flooring and a bead-board tray ceiling making it the perfect place to unwind and watch the sunset.
Every exceptional home needs an exceptional chef’s kitchen complete with striking Italian granite countertops and a generous island for preparing family meals. Top of the line GE Monogram appliances, two large storage pantries, solid cherry wood cabinetry with lighting below and gleaming hardwood floors throughout make this kitchen an ideal place to enjoy cooking. This luxurious kitchen has a distinct feature; hand-blown glass pendant lighting by Murano for a look and feel that is like no other. A large breakfast room adjacent to the kitchen is a great place to enjoy your morning coffee while peering out over the spectacular views as you start your day.
Make memories accommodating family and guests in the spacious dining room large enough to invite all of your loved ones. Enjoy your company and a view; a literal wall of Pella windows is the talking point of this dining space that provides for panoramic views of the bays. Floor to ceiling Pella windows continue your bay views into the bright and expansive living room that features a three-sided fireplace that is both gas and wood burning, perfect for those chilly evenings after a long day on the boat. This home truly possesses the perfect floor plan for entertaining.
A large first floor master suite is divine with floor to ceiling massive windows with spectacular views of the water, expansive walk-in closet and laundry. An elegant designer en-suite master bathroom with soaring ceilings features a separate opulent tiled shower and a Jacuzzi tub.
Masterful design is demonstrated in this retreat as you enter the truly private bedroom. Every detail was carefully selected and quality crafted from the gleaming hardwood floors to the grand ceilings.
His and hers closets are generous to accommodate a limitless wardrobe with convenient private laundry room and a large, private dressing area. Vaulted ceilings allow for plenty of natural light flow across the comfortable sitting area. This master bedroom is the ultimate retreat featuring a circle head window and two massive palladium windows that provide the perfect setting for relaxing and enjoying moonlight views. Complete with a spa-like en suite the details are unparalleled. From a marble and glass shower with seat to the twin hammered copper vessel sink with bronze faucet, the en suite exudes elegance. Enjoy three different water systems, as well as a marble dry-off pad; this master bathroom is truly extraordinary.
The spacious second story features vaulted ceilings, an additional large guest bedroom for visiting friends or family with en suite bathroom. An additional second story room can be used as a family sitting room, a library for enjoying your favorite books or a den. The room features a duel fuel fireplace and elegant marble surround. The expansive second floor also encompasses an office alcove.
The convenience of living on the water also comes with the luxuries of a waterfront property. Walk down your private 300-foot pier where you can dock your own boat, cast a line for a fresh catch or simply take a swim in your own backyard. You deserve a lifestyle unique to your expectations and this home truly has it all.
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