If you want a large, elegant and gorgeously landscaped and maintained, Federal style home on the Rappahannock River, then you cannot find another property in the area with everything this home has. It was established as a hobby farm; it is move-in ready for raising chickens and making $$ from eggs, it has an established young bird raising coop-system for managing and raising young chickens, peacocks, pheasants, or turkeys. It has a fully stocked pond for your children or guests to catch bass, panfish, and minnows to use as bait on the big river; fishing on the Rappahannock is superb and easily accessible via paddle watercraft. It has a large boathouse on the river with a wonderful bonfire pit, seating and a beach for launching your watercraft. It is fully equipped to manage bees with 7 hives and make money from the exceptional honey through a “honey house” and a “garden shed”. The classic English garden can be focused on supporting the beehives or raising garden vegetables. The various fruit and nut tress can be harvested to make jams, jellies, or wine. It has fully fenced pastures (5 acres) for goats, beef, or ponies with a full barn and access to spring fed water. The extensive 3 car garage and 2 carports can be used to easily store all the equipment you use on the property plus a several workbenches for your handyman projects. Extensive outdoor landscaping is designed with maximum guest usage in mind including youth groups and overnight activities. It has all the connections and the foundation pre-laid for a 24 foot above-ground pool if you want one. There are extensive children focused playground areas including a weeping Cherry “Hobbit House”. The house is a Federal style home designed on an existing model from Alexandria VA. It is not an open concept design; however, the rooms are all very large and easily accessible through the wide central corridor. It has 5000 sq ft of living space, an unfinished but currently in use basement (setup for a very large office and separate carpeted children’s play area) as well as in-basement storage. The attic is floored and can be made into an additional space. The 1st floor has an office room which was originally designed as a “mother-in-law” room which is why there is a full bathroom on the 1st floor as well as a ½ bath. The master bedroom has a suite full bathroom and a large walk-in closet. There is an addition full bath that supports the other 3 bedrooms as well as a 2nd floor washer/dryer closet. It has a 3-year old roof with a 50-year warranty. It has a “whole-house” external emergency generator that supports continuity of service for the water, heat pumps, and all basement and 1st floor outlets and utilities. It has a micro-wave tower sourced Internet service (KG Communications) that enables the TV and 3 computers to be in full operation at one time. There is the possibility of breaking a piece of the property off for another residence (rental or family), specific requirements would need to be researched.
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