Portobago Bay -Eastern Fredericksburg Waterfront Community
Portobago Bay is a luxurious upscale waterfront community located on the banks of the wide and scenic Rappahannock River just southeast of Fredericksburg. Take in the breath taking sunrises across the serene Rappahannock River. Years of tidal river currents created one of the widest spans across the Rappahannock all the way from the mountains to below Tappahannock. This quiet place is called Portobago Bay. The community consists of 104 lots. The adjoining landowners purchased many of the lots. Only approximately 60 homes are scattered throughout the community and future available lots are a rare opportunity. The existing homes were perfectly situated to allow the best views to enjoy. They were all built to high standards, approved by the architectural committee to meet the best formation of this exquisite neighborhood. I personally call this area my home. My family loves the low light pollution standards to allow us to gaze at the stars. The community area offers a pavilion, beach, pier, boat ramp, and Lake Powhatan. We love to fish, boat, kayak, walk the 3-mile circle and just relax. Portobago Bay is protected from urban development with the bay to our east, Fort AP Hill to our west and farms with conservation easements to our north and south. This rare community is just far enough out to be peaceful and quiet and just lost enough to be convenient for commuters to the new Spotsylvania VRE train station and the City of Fredericksburg. If you visit this neighborhood, you will fall in love, just like we did.
There are several real estate opportunities here. One of my favorites is the stately brick rambler situated directly across the street from Goose Point Court. This home was custom built back when quality mattered. Best of all, it was totally renovated to the meet the wants and needs of today’s buyer. Filled with warm hardwood floors, five spacious bedrooms, built in bookcases, three fireplaces and an expansive updated kitchen with island. There’s a multilevel deck that overlooks a sparkling deep blue in ground swimming pool, hot tub and brick patio that is surrounded by lush, mature landscape. Buyers of all ages will appreciate this one of a kind opportunity with a full finished basement and workshop area. The current owners love the location, which is directly across the street from the community commons area, only several hundred yards to the sandy, fresh water beach. Designed for entertaining as well as every day living. The listing a full details are located here. View the tour here.
The next property is located on 1,000 feet of riverfront on Goose Point Court. This 4-bedroom cape cod home offers wide panoramic views with eastern exposures across the Rappahannock River. Home offers over 3,700 sq.ft. of finished space that is filled with hardwood floors. The kitchen was recently remodeled with solid black granite counters, custom cherry cabinets, a wine cooler and stainless steel appliances. This home is designed for entertaining. There’s even your very own boathouse and dock with this one of a kind estate. You may view listing here.
And finally, there is a rare real estate opportunity with a custom built and totally updated original Portobago Bay Homestead on one of the largest lots in our community on over 16 acres in two lots. Lush mature green landscape invites the owners of this unique property. Boasting over 1,400 sqft with hardwood floors, newer roof, vinyl insulated windows, classic white appliances, a huge unfinished walk up attic perfect for study, a wood stove, sunroom and two sheds and a three car port. This home is tucked away with no neighbors in site. You may view the listing here.