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"No. 6, Sailboat Cove" ~ Town of Irvington ~ Carters Creek View and Access

This refined cedar-sided and hip-roofed cottage offers a sophisticated, open floorplan with hardwood floors and a wood-burning fireplace. Entering through the deck-style front porch puts you into seaside mode, as stepping through the double doors into the ceramic-tiled Foyer gives an enticing glimpse of Carters Creek through the Great Room and Screened Porch. The fabulous Porch spans the entire creekside of the home and offers summer breezes off the Rappahannock River to the South. Below the porch, a walkout basement gives you the perfect patio opportunity.

This 2-bedroom, 3-bath house is perched upon a small hill, out of the flood zone, and is maturely landscaped for privacy. The home offers one-floor living and features a Master Suite with walk-in closet that opens to the Porch, plus a Guest bedroom and bath. Both of the Bedrooms have wall-to-wall carpeting. There is a spacious, eat-in Kitchen with an open pass-through to the formal Dining Area, that is situated in a bay of the Great Room. A separate Utility Room houses a laundry center with sink.

The Lower-Level in this house is only partially finished, but it does offer a third Bathroom and a Home Office/Recreation Room with large windows and a door to the backyard. There is an unfinished Mechanical Room that houses the heat pump air handler and the hot water heater. Another unfinished room has tool benches and is used as a Work Shop; it also has a door to the backyard. The stairs to the basement have a nautical feel as they were built by a boat carpenter, but they are a little steeper than usual.

This home is located in the Sailboat Cove community, a small enclave of cute cottages that share an in-ground swimming pool plus a waterfront park along the shoreline of Carters Creek, where you can launch your canoe or kayak. The bulkhead on the shore was recently replaced. There are Adirondack Chairs on the lawn here for reading or watching the sunset. Some of the cottages have boat slips that are parallel to the bulkhead, but this house does not. However, there are two marinas just a short walk away, where you can rent a boat slip for a bigger boat. The Home Owner's Association fees are $500.00 per quarter.

There is a waterfront lot between this house and Carters Creek that is currently on the market for sale. There may eventually be a house built on that lot which will impact the views from this house. There should still be a view of Carters Creek to the left of any new house.

Exclusively Offered for $539,000

SOLD 9/30/05 for $510,000

The view from the backyard shows, from near to far, a waterfront lot, (below and in front), Carters Creek, Crab Point, and the Rappahannock River in the far distance.

The front of the house showing the deck-style entry and the hipped cedar-shake roof.

The creek side of the house has a Screened Porch that spans the entire width, with a rustic patio space beneath.

The spacious screened porch is well situated to catch the summer breezes off the Rappahannock River to the South.

The pretty view from the Screened Porch. Eventually there may be a house built blocking the right side of the view.

This community waterfront park is just a short, shady stroll away from the house.

The community pool is just a few steps away from the waterfront park.To the left, you can see sailboat masts at the neighboring marina.

The adjacent property on the front side of this house has a remote drainfield site, thus will remain mostly green space. You can just glimpse Carters Creek in the distance.
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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. 
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