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"Jacks Cove" ~ Spacious Contemporary with 6' MLW on Carters Creek ~ 1650 James Wharf Rd, White Stone, VA 22578



This attractive contemporary home offers scenic water views and a protected 6' Mean Low Water pier with electric, water, and a boat lift. Cedar-clapboard siding and classic lines grace this modern design that is framed by mature landscaping with a large and shady waterfront deck for easy outdoors entertaining. The abundant use of glass brightens the interior and offers lovely water vistas. A covered porch opens to a dramatic Living Room with hardwood floors, vaulted ceiling with skylights, soaring fireplace, and a wall of glass to showcase the close-up views of Carters Creek. This house was built at the 50' setback line for fantastic intimacy with the waterfront. The open Kitchen enjoys a cozy family seating area beside a fireplace, with an offset Breakfast Nook overlooking the water. An adjacent enclosed Sun Room makes a private hide-away with ceramic tiled floors and wrap-around windows. In the back of the kitchen is a Hallway with extra storage, a half bath, and the laundry area, with an interior door to the attached 2-car garage.

The Living Room has a Dining Area/Library tucked beneath the second floor loft, with built in covered and lighted, open storage shelves. On the other side of the front door is a guest Powder Room. An open, soaring split staircase adds drama to the living room, as do the clerestory windows in the tiled entryway that leads into the private Owner's Suite. The Owner's bedroom enjoys 180-degree water views with a glass door opening to the deck. An updated Bath offers dual vanity, shower, and whirlpool tub with a walk-in closet. There is a first floor Guest Suite off the Entry Foyer, that also opens to the Owner's Suite Bath with a pocket door.

Upstairs is an open Hallway/Loft that overlooks the Living Room. At the far end are two large bedrooms with a shared Hall Bath, one is on the waterside for treetop water views. At the near end are two adjoining smaller rooms, currently decorated as bedrooms. One has a fixed window peeking into the Living Room. There are several extra storage closets/areas on this level.

The private waterfront backyard deck enjoys long views down the creek and more intimate views across Jacks Cove. A staircase leads to a lower-level landing that offers seating space even closer to the shore. A gradually-stepped staircase takes you from this landing down to the pier, with power, water, and boat lift. On the upstream side of the house is an outside entry door to an unfinished, partial, basement area that has a concrete floor and elecricity, making a handy storage space for fishing and boating gear, outdoor furniture, and lawn equipment. This home has a 3-bedroom, conventional septic system with a pump tank that has a rated capacity for 6 full-time occupants. The property is part of The Harbour Homeowners Association which had an annual assessment of $100.00 per year in 2010. The HOA also manages the community water supply, with a separate fee of $100.00 per year in 2010. There is an automatic back-up generator to operate the well during power outages. This house had a new roof installed in 2011 and for HVAC has heat pumps with an oil furnace for back up. It is located on Lot 3 of The Harbour, a 20-lot subdivision. Lot 3 consists of 0.91 ± acre with 196' of shoreline. The marine charts show 6' MLW at this location and there is a clear channel out Carters Creek to the Rapphannock River and the Chesapeake Bay. By car this home is minutes from the Towns of White Stone, Irvington, and Kilmarnock, with fine dining and medical facilities nearby.



Exclusively offered for $839,000.



This home is on a point at a bend in Carters Creek, so it enjoys very long views out the mouth of Jack's Cove.
 

This view across Carters Creeks shows the deep water pier with boat lift.
 

The spacious backyard deck is shaded by the canpy of a mature hardwood forest.
 

The Living Room has hardwood floors, vaulted ceiling and an open stairway to the upper level.
 

The upstairs Loft Hallway is open to the vaulted ceiling in the Living Room. There is a wood-burning fireplace that soars to the angled ceiling.
 

The Kitchen is open to a cozy family seating area around another fireplace. There is a breakfast nook by the waterside windows. The door in the back opens to the 2-car garage. There is also a Powder Room tucked behind the refrigerator.
 


This home is built close to the water for intimate views of the creek. The Owner's Suite is accessed through a dramatic, tile foyer with clerestory windows.
 


The glass wraps around the corner to capture 180-degree water views from the Owner's bedroom. There is a glass door to the deck.
 

The first-floor Guest Suite is located off the Entry Foyer past the staircase.
 

The upstairs Loft offers additonal storage closets, two bedrooms with shared hall bath, and two additional rooms tucked under the eaves behind the door shown in this photo. In all, the house is decorated as six bedrooms.
 

The waterfront deck has a lower landing area with space for seating to rest and enjoy the views.
 

The navigation charts show 6' of water depth at this location. Here Bruce has his hand at water depth on the pole, and he is 5'9" tall.
 
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Bruce & Jill Anderson

Telephone: 804-436-5251

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Bruce & Jill Anderson are agents with: 
Jim & Pat Carter Real Estate, Inc. 
P.O. BOX 7 
349 CHESAPEAKE DRIVE 
WHITE STONE, VA 22578 
WWW.CARTER-REALESTATE.COM 
 
 
     

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