Custom-built 2002 brick colonial, 3 acres of Aquia Creek and Potomac River waterfront home stafford virginia, every feature and amenity one would want - community dock, assigned 15x30 boat slip and spectacular million dollar views of the Potomac River!
Close To: While being private and out-of-the-way of the mainstream does not mean giving up being close to everything! 5 Minutes to Brooke Station VRE for an Easy DC Commute! 15 Minutes to Stafford for Shopping and Restaurants. 20 Minutes to Downtown Fredericksburg for Shopping and Entertainment. Thorny Point Drive, Marlborough Point Drive, Brooke Road, Aquia Landing Park for Sandy Beaches and Fishing! (Potomac River and Aquia Creek Waterfront), Stafford VA 22554
Potomac River Waterfront Home For Sale by Owner FSBO at 78 Canterbury Drive, Stafford VA 22554 22556
Available Now! Call Owner 540 659 6209 or email email@example.com for more information and viewing appointment
view of Aquia Creek, Aquia Landing, and confluence of the Potomac River at Canterbury Estates - featured home is in middle of photo
Aerial view of Canterbury Estates with the featured home shown in the lower right of the photograph - orientation is showing the 20 mile stretch of the Potomac River looking north with the Aquia Park and Aquia Creek confluence to the left.
Featured brick front colonial home rests 30' on a rise overlooking the Potomac River (no flood zone worries here), while offering spectacular views of the river.
Showing the side and rear of the home (Hardie Board siding!) from the steel re-inforced terraced concrete tiers which also shows the spectacular views of the Potomac River!
View from the Master Bedroom on the Upper Deck/Porch showing more spectacular and expansive views the Potomac River! Imagine waking up to this having breakfast on your deck!
The Massive Master Bedroom w Cathedral Ceiling, sitting room, 10x20 windowed walk-in closet with huge en-suite master bath will delight anyone! Double doors open out onto your 2nd story roofed veranda overlooking the Potomac River and enjoy meals or just relaxing looking at the view!
Master Bedroom showing the large sitting area and entrance to the walk-in closet! Master Bath is to the right in the photo (see additional photos below).
The gourmet Eat In Kitchen-a Chef's dream come true! Bright and Airy! Plenty of upper and lower maple wood cabnetry, massive 14' island, gray corian countertops, Travertine tiled backsplash!
OPEN CONCEPT: Kitchen Flows into the Family Room! Note the large kitchen table leading into the Family Room and the double-paned double-doors leading to the rear showing the terraced tiers provides lots of cheery sunlight!
The Family Room opens into the large secluded Sun Room (2nd Master Bedroom?) overlooking the Potomac River thru the custom installed 5x6' picture window! Fantastic views of the morning rising sun and evening rises moon sparkling light across the water!
Here is the Community Common area for vehicle, boat, trailer storage and the Community Private Dock and Assigned 15x30' Boat Slips with electric. The paid for and assigned boat slip (since 2007 construction) for the featured property is adjacent to the boat shown on the lift!
A 5 minute leisurely walk to the Private Dock and your Boat Slip or to the historic Aquia Landing Park for free public access to sandy beaches, pavillions for large parties, over 2000' of shoreline fishing, free launching of canoes and non-motorized boats!
Note the sandy beaches to the right of the access road which was originally a railroad track during the Civil War supplying both the Union and the Confederacy at various times!
Fishing right from the shore, over 2000' of shoreline! The kiddo's will love exploring! Just a 5 minute walk from the home! What a great place to live - Paradise!
Summer fun in just a 5 minute walk! Beaches and Boating without having to travel! Close-by safe and secure for the entire family. Moor your boat or jet ski's rigt at your own boat slip #7 on the private community dock!
Aerial view of Canterbury Estates with the featured home shown in the middle of the photograph - orientation is showing the 20 mile stretch of the Potomac River looking south.
PHOTO TAKEN OF "CANTERBURY" IN DECEMBER 1862 FOUR MONTHS AFTER THE UNION CAPTURED AQUIA LANDING FROM THE CONFEDERACY!
HOW KEWL IS THIS!
AN HISTORIANS DREAM COME TRUE!
BRING YOUR METAL DETECTORS!
WALK THE HALLOWED FIELDS OF THE CIVIL WAR - NOT ONLY LIVE THE HISTORY BUT FIND IT IN YOUR OWN BACK YARD!
Canterbury Estates 160 years ago in December 1862 during the Civil War and shortly after Union occupation - find where 78 Canterbury currently is!
FACTS AND FEATURES:
Lot: 3.08 Manicured Landscaping and Wooded acres w/ Meandering Nature Trails and Benches - pick and enjoy fruit as you meander and explore!
Bring your Metal Detector, find artifacts of the Civil War and beyond! Battles and encampments took place right on your front yard!
Gourmet 25x16' Eat In Kitchen w/ 12' Island. Gas Range! Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Built-in Oven and Microwave. Storage Galore!
2 Story Brick Single Family 5514sf Home w/ Fully Finished 1900sf Walkout Basement and Landscapted Patio
Custom Built in 2002 by owner of SYG Associates as his Private Beach House and River Retreat - yet wanted to be close to shopping and entertainment!
2 Central HVAC units - Propane and Electric. Whole House Intercom System.
Sears Master Plan Home Warranty/Replacement covers all appliances: both HVAC Furnace/Heat Pump, Cook Range, Built-in Oven and Microwave, Dish Washer, Hot Water Heater, Referigerator, Washer/Dryer.
Andersen Double Pane/Storm Windows w/ Screens, Bay Windows, Picture Windows, Window Treatments. All wall edges are rounded or "Bullheaded" for added luxury and sound proofing!!
Potomac River and Aquia Creek Waterfront, Waterview, Water Access - Community 250' Dock and Assigned Licensed Exlusive-use 15x30 Boat Slip, 3'
Gas Fireplace, Lighted Cieling Fans, Crown Molding, Chair Rails, Shelf and Cathedral Ceilings, 9' Walls, Custom Interior Anderson Paint
60gb BROADBAND INTERNET Installed and Ready for streaming TV and Internet. Hi-Def DirecTV, AT&T and Verizon Cell Phone Service, HughesNet Satelite Internet Available.
Flooring: Luxury Carpeting, Hardwood, and Tile throughout.
Attached 3 Car Oversize Garage w/ Automatic Garage Door Openers and Work Bench.
Water Treatment System/Water Softener.
10x12 Screened Gazebo Overlooking the Potomac. 15x20 Detached Garage for Your Tractor, Tools, Boat or Jet Skl!
Spring Red Raspberries, Virginia berries, blackberries, blueberries, summer and fall Fig and Paw-Paw fruit trees everywhere!
Well established manicured lawn, professionally landscaped raised garden areas everywhere, 4 200' steel reinforced concrete terraces w faux pressed brick finish
Fully Finished 1900sf Open Basement fully wired - Separare 15x15 Basement Office w Walkout Entrance, 15x15 Basement Workout Room, 10x10 Utility Room w 1/2 Bath
Family Room with cathedral tray ceiling, 5.1 surround sound home theater ready w built-in speakers
Two 40' 1st and 2nd Story Pillared and Covered Verandas/Decks that Overlook 20 mile stretches of the Potomac River, Aquia Landing Park, and Aquia Creek!
Asphalt driveway is 7+" thick for added durability and sealed every 3 years.
Brick front with Hardie cement board siding exterior, 2 Attic Dormers and an unfinished attic just waiting for your inspiration and finishing!
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Multiple Listing Photographs in Slide Show Format along with Pertinent Property Information!
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Wooded Trails Galore! Secluced 40x40 Park w/ Fire Pit Great for Parties and Crab Fests. 10x12 Screened Maintenance Free Gazebo Overlooking the Potomac. 15x20 Maintenance Free Garage for Tractor, Boat, Jet Ski! Pirate's Paak Picnic Spot Overlooking the Potomac and Aquia Creek (former Confederate Artillery Observation Post), Approx 2 Acres open to Build a Secondary Garage/Office or Workspace!
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Magnificent Breathtaking 20 mile North to South Views of the Potomac River from almost any room and location on this historic property! Clearly see the Maryland Shore is 5 Miles Across. Watch the Potomac River Recreational and Commerical Tug and Boat Traffic Plying the Waters to and from Washington DC and Maryland.
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OPEN CONCEPT LIVING AT ITS BEST! Beautifully designed architectural layouts with all rooms having at least 10' ceilings. Family Room and Master Bedroom Having Cathedral Cielings. Dining Room, Billard Room and Formal Front Office Having Multi-layered Crown Moldings and Chair Railings, with Tray Ceiling. All rooms recently custom painted with McCormick paint; each room having 3 color palette. Huge finished 1900sf basement ready for that combined home theater and adult playrooms, complete in-law suite, or large home office! Most everyone room has a Waterfront View of the Potomac River!
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Significant 3 day Union naval and Confederate shore engagement took place right on this property and surrounding area May, 1861. We continually find relics from the various battles, railroad supply, and encampments that were situated right in our front yard! There are the remants of the Confederate Battery about 100' behind our property, and supposedly the Forward Observation Post for this Battery is located on our property now known as "The Pirate's Peak". Even Pocohantas of "John Smith" fame and her tribe had their summer camp literally right behind us. Fig Trees, Paw Paw Patches and Berries Galore!
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