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Daily Dream Home: Piankatank River

Daily Dream Home: Piankatank River

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It’ the time of year when living by a river is particularly appealing. This stately brick home has water frontage on the Piankatank River in Dutton, Virginia. By boat or by car, it is easy to reach Urbanna, Irvington, Mathews, Yorktown. A short boat ride brings you to the open waters of the Chesapeake Bay.

This home was built in 1989 and offers elegant living space on three levels, including a fabulous finished walk-out basement, spacious first-floor master suite, grand entrance foyer, formal and breakfast dining rooms, large gourmet kitchen, great room with fireplace and a handsome paneled library.

The entrance foyer features a bold black and white marble floor juxtaposed by an ethereally soft palate.

A grand staircase ascends to the second-floor level featuring a spacious wrap-around gallery, reading nook with built-ins, four bedrooms, and a second-floor entertainment room. An unfinished fourth story is accessed by a third staircase in the house. The property has stunning indoor and outdoor seating and dining areas. The second-floor balcony is ideal for watching the sun come up or looking at the stars.

This classic home has a pier, dock, boat lift and an original gravity fed water tank,  a novel and charming feature remaining from the past. It is listed for $1,100,000 with Howard Hanna William E. Wood and is showcased by Luxury Portfolio.