779 Paynes Creek Road
4 BR, 3 BA
779 Paynes Creek Rd, Lancaster, VA
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER, "PAYNES CREEK FARM" circa 1900. This treasured Southern river cottage is located on a majestic waterfront site on the Rappahannock River with expansive views and unforgettable sunsets. 4.9 acre site with over 300ft of water frontage offers a truly nostalgic river lifestyle. The home has been loved and enjoyed by its family of grandparents, children and grandchildren that have created a lifetime of memories for the last 18 yrs . The grounds are enchanting with its landscaping and sweeping lawn down to the water's edge. A dock, boathouse and crab house (for enjoying your catch) are perfect for water sports and fun. The hillside pool and porch next to house complete a great package for outdoor living. History notes, from previous owner, dates Paynes Creek Farm back to (circa 1652) and known as "Paynes Ordinary" (a shipping business) where tobacco was loaded and shipped to England. It is told the original house burned & present home is circa 1900. Large red barn is a fabulous replica of the farm days and offers great storage dependency. The charming cottage has all state of the art amenities and offers gathering room, wood burning fireplace, charming kitchen (2009), creek room & dining overlooking the river; 4 beds/three bathrooms plus three full sized basement rooms with two kids bunk rooms and fabulous screened porch. Authentic river cottages like this are seldom on the market in our area. It's truly a special place. A visit is a must. Dock is under renovation and just waiting for dock contractor to finish his job. Please be cautious around dock at this time.
2,533 sq. ft.
Fireplace, Patio/Deck, Pool, Storage
For sale by:
May 17 on VisualTour