Welcome to Bistineau Place! A waterfront, custom estate designed and constructed in 2004, Bistineau Place is a stately Georgian Style mansion with a stunning Doric rear piazza. Situated on 43 acres on the banks of the Rappahannock River in the town of Dogue in King George, Virginia, this tucked-away, architectural digest worthy, retreat offers fine finishes and spectacular craftsmanship throughout. Southern charm and luxury exude inside and out and around every corner. Relish the absolute beauty of the outdoors from within, as all of the rooms on the main level have magnificent views of the river. This is truly an entertainer’s dream! Perfect for gracious entertaining, this open concept kitchen, living room and morning room, with 8-foot French doors opening to a large deck. As you look beyond the deck, there is a self-sustaining koi pond leading to the river. A few steps to the banks of the river enjoy a dock and boat lift. Invite your friends to visit by boat, or take your boat to dinner in downtown Fredericksburg, only minutes away. As you enter through the iconic front portico, take in the magnificent view of the river through the foyer. The front and back entrance doors are hand-crafted Mahogany from Honduras. Unique finishes from the world over can be found in every room in this home. Designed with grace and grandeur, the main level boasts a formal living room, private dining room with a stunning Waterford crystal chandelier, custom cherry mantle and trim, a large family room off the kitchen with another custom mantle from Oaklands Farms in Madison County, Virginia, circa 1845. The morning room is beautifully outfitted with eight skylights and vaulted ceilings with 8-foot windows, French doors, and Vermont slate flooring. The gourmet kitchen features a handmade copper potholder above, Vermont slate floors, and Dakota granite countertops. The tin tile ceiling in the kitchen and the light fixtures were originally in an auditorium of a high school in Webster Parish, LA. To continue the theme of southern hospitality, this kitchen has two of everything - Two refrigerators, cooktops, ovens, and dishwashers. Right off the kitchen is a built-in cherry cupboard with Jade pulls from Bangkok, Thailand, as well as a large butler’s pantry. This chef’s kitchen is awaiting your large gatherings. Gorgeous main level owner’s suite boasts a spa-like en-suite bathroom with spectacular views overlooking the pond below, and the river beyond. The primary bathroom features heated floors and there is a water closet with a bidet. Also unique to this home is the shower door that was etched by local artist, Pete Therroult. Continue through the bathroom to find the laundry room with custom fitted built-ins and two large dressing rooms. Upstairs you will find four bedrooms, two of which have full bathrooms within. Guests can also enjoy the river view from balcony just off the gallery, perfectly placed in the hallway. Outside of the main house, you will find a slate patio, wheelchair accessible deck, and bird sanctuary. This estate has a one-bedroom cottage on the backside of the home featuring a kitchen, living room, bedroom, and bathroom. Beyond the cottage, Bistineau Place presents an irrigation system in the front and back, a boat dock and covered lift, self-filling pond and more than 650 feet of waterfront. On the 43 acres, there is much wildlife and birds, particularly hosting its very own eagle’s nest. This home is sited just 20 minutes from downtown Fredericksburg and only one hour from Northern Virginia. Get away to it all when you make this spectacular residence your next adventure. Welcome home!
Listing courtesy of TTR Sotheby's International Realty.