Blog September 21, 2017

Home of the Week: 84 E River Bend Drive

84 E River Bend Dr

After a long week of emails and meetings, feel the stress of modern life melt away as you pull up to your rustic retreat. Crickets sweetly chirping and the soft sighing of swaying trees around 84 E River Bend Dr is a welcome respite from the incessant dings and beeps of everyday life.

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While away a quiet evening with a glass of wine on the generous front porch or host a fabulous dinner on the beautiful back deck— 84 E River Bend is made for al fresco entertaining. The property’s ample 3 acres affords your guests all the peace and serenity of the deep woods, even though you’re just minutes from Central Park and Cannon Ridge Golf Club.

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Re-connect with nature before heading back out into the hubbub of city life—natural woodwork elements and hardwood floors throughout the home keep you grounded and light, while airy spaces help the home feel spacious and open.

84 E River Bend Dr

Curl up on chilly nights in front of the wood-burning fireplace with a mug of hot cocoa or move down to the large basement with a playroom for family movie night. This truly unique home has plenty of space to relax with family and friends.

84 E River Bend Dr

When it’s time to settle in for the night, there are four bedrooms to choose from, including one cupboard-room that kids will love! Listed for only $380,000, this rustic retreat is a hidden gem! If you’d like more information about this home or to schedule a showing, please contact Charlotte Rouse or any of our wonderful agents!

Blog August 31, 2017

Home of the Week: 328 Storck Rd

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Desperately need to escape to the rolling hills of Tuscany and unwind with some vino? For $1,443,411, you could own the next best thing! Retreat to your very own magnificent Italianate villa on 30 stunning acres, nestled in the beautiful Hartwood area just off Warrenton Road. Guests will revel in the sheer opulence of this home, from the moment they pull up to the four car garage and enter the grand foyer with a graceful iron-wrought spiral staircase.

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Snuggle up for a quiet night in in front of one of the home’s four fireplaces or throw a lavish party in the full finished basement with coffered ceilings, complete with custom wet bar and movie theater. The home sprawls out over 11,000 square feet, so there’s enough room for all your family and friends and there’s 4 bedroom suites if they end up staying the night!

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Of course, it wouldn’t be a proper Italian villa if it didn’t have an amazing gourmet kitchen! Where else are you going to whip up a mouthwatering osso bucco or spaghetti alla puttanesca? High-end appliances grace this gorgeous kitchen and there’s a custom wine closet for the true connoisseur! 328 storck

A home this luxe wouldn’t be complete without a gorgeous custom pool, five-person hot tub and immaculate stable! Four padded stalls with separate wash room, feed room and tack room for your convenience and fenced paddocks outside the stalls for easy turnout! For the equine family members that like to roam, there are ten acres of fenced-in pasture! 328 storck

And for the cherry on top, the master suite! Achieve true relaxation in the jet spa and steam shower, and then retire to your massive master bedroom. If you can imagine yourself living in this exquisite home, please contact Charlotte Rouse or any of our wonderful agents for a tour! 328 storck

Blog August 24, 2017

Home of the Week: 177 Herdmont Drive

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Welcome home to uncompromising luxury on 3+ waterfront acres, complete with a movie theater room, spa room, and incredible gourmet kitchen. 177 Herdmont Drive is listed for $834,900 and would make an incredible forever home with a main level master bedroom, top of the line finishes and custom tile and stone work. 177 herdmont

No expense has been spared on this incredible home–all 6 bedrooms have en suite baths, the master bedroom has its own sitting room with a fireplace and the hardwood floors gleam throughout all 6,150 square feet. 

The basement is perfect for entertaining large groups with a full kitchen and wet bar, as well as a movie theater room. Every detail of this home has been perfectly polished and looks like it belongs on Pinterest–this is truly a dream home, in a convenient location off of Mountain View Road. 

If you’d like more information or to view this property, please contact the Love-Smith Team.

Blog August 10, 2017

Charming Farmhouse: 6498 Byrd Mill Road

If you’ve been looking for a charming fixer-upper farmhouse with boatloads of character, you can stop looking! We’ve got exactly that on almost 2 acres for an absolute steal! Perfectly located between the cultural hubs of Richmond and Charlottesville, 6498 Byrd Mill Road is tucked away in a quiet corner of Louisa County.

This home is the textbook definition of “good bones.” At 82 years old, the home is ready for an interior cosmetic update–but at $120,000, even a first-time homebuyer can comfortably afford to remodel to their heart’s content. With 1,856 square feet, 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, there’s enough room to spread out and really enjoy the property.

The exposed beams and white subway tile in the kitchen are enough to make Joanna Gaines swoon and the painted hardwoods in the secondary bedrooms lend a wistful nostalgia to the home’s atmosphere. If you can look past the paint color and see this home’s true potential, you could score an amazing deal.

Whether you’re an aspiring homesteader or a budding equestrian, there’s plenty for you to work with here! The property is home to a large barn, a tool shed and a chicken coop, all on 1.9 acres that back to fruit trees and a seasonal stream.

If you’d like to take advantage of this incredible bargain, please contact Alison Rabak at .

Blog August 3, 2017

Home of the Week: 1302 Eastover Parkway

The gentle splash of a kayak paddling by, birds chirping happily among the lush landscaping… 1302 Eastover Parkway is a luxurious escape from the everyday. With a dock right on Keaton’s Lake, an extra large patio for al fresco entertaining and panoramic views of the water, the beauty of nature gets to take center stage.

After you watch the sun sink behind the horizon from the Jacuzzi, it’s time to retire to the 5,200 square feet of luxurious finishings inside. Brazilian cherry hardwoods run throughout the home, leading to the stunning gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops.

The faint sound of a lively trumpet solo floats throughout the home via the built-in stereo system. Your guests can gather around the welcoming kitchen island or settle in for a more formal evening under the Swarovski crystal chandelier in the dining room.

You’ve finished a lovely meal with friends, the boat is moored for the night–wind down for the night in the main level master suite with a gorgeous tray ceiling. For extra privacy, there are Ethan Allen window treatments throughout the home.

If this sounds like your perfect day, contact Penny Ostlund for more information. 1302 Eastover Parkway is listed for $674,900 and is located in the wonderful Lake of the Woods community!

Blog July 21, 2017

Home of the Week: 306 Caroline Street

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Always wanted to own a piece of history? Nestled behind a brick wall, the Thornley House was built in 1851 and survived the Civil War. The Federal-style residence (with a splash of Italianate!) has 167 years of stories to tell, but with all updated bathrooms and a completely remodeled kitchen!

With three levels of beautifully preserved and updated history right in the heart of Downtown Fredericksburg, you’re just a half block away from the train station, restaurants and shops. Escape the summer heat in the private in-ground pool or just enjoy the secret garden in the backyard.

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The attached in-law apartment and off-street parking are perfect for out-of-town visitors! 306 Caroline is listed for $999, 500 by Robin Marine. If you’d like more information about this truly historic property, please contact Robin or any of our Coldwell Banker Elite agents!

Blog July 20, 2017

Home of the Week: 2904 Riverview Drive

2904 Riverview Dr

Our Home of the Week is 2904 Riverview Drive in the beautiful Colonial Beach! This completely custom-built home is listed for $789,000 by Relda Schick and boasts its own private pier and beach!  Boating and fishing enthusiasts alike will enjoy the deep water around the pier–bring your big boats!

2904 Riverview Drive

A grand two-story entryway leads to a completely unencumbered view of the Potomac River. Enjoy the  sound of the river lapping at the water’s edge and watch the sun sink into the horizon every night from the deck off the master suite.

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The home’s gleaming hardwood floors run throughout the living areas and gourmet kitchen. Downstairs, there is a family room complete with a bar. Store your golf cart in the large two-car garage so you can take quick jaunts over to the community amenities.

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For more information about this home, please contact Relda Schick or any of our Coldwell Banker Elite agents!