Bayview on Rigby Lane


Chesapeake Bay, Mathews Waterfront

162 Rigby Lane
Diggs, VA 23045

Sold CBRAR #1835191

Bayview on Rigby Lane with Beach living at its best!  Wide open views over Rigby Island, Chesapeake Bay to the east, and Stokes Creek to the west.  Multiple decks and screened porches to enjoy sunrise, sunset, and moonrise.  Two piers – one on the Bay with 12,000 and 8500 lb. lifts (3-4′ MLW), and one on protected Stokes Creek with deep water and sand beach.  Storm-smart construction with all systems raised, hurricane shutters, flood gates, generator, and back-up water system.  Many improvements have been made including Hardiplank siding in 2008, HVAC in 2016, paint and Andersen sliding doors in 2011, and dock resurfacing in 2015. All mechanicals were serviced in 2018 – HVAC, generator, and gas fireplace.  Water system equipment was replaced in 018 including well pump, tanks, and reverse osmosis tanks.  The home includes four bedrooms, with two on the first floor with family room and mini-kitchen . . . a great space for guests.  Bonus room on third floor could be study, playroom, home theater, or extra bedroom.  LOTS of room for family and entertaining!


  • Acreage

    1.7 acres

  • Waterfront

    Chesapeake Bay frontage
    Stokes Creek frontage
    3-4' MLW
    Two piers
    Two boat lifts on bay
    Sand beach

  • Garage

    Double attached

  • Outdoor Living

    Upper & lower screened porches
    22'x11' deck
    13'x6' deck
    Trex decking

  • Aptly named 'Bayview'

  • Bayfront view of the home. Upper and lower decks for maximum waterfront relaxation.

  • Perfect beach house nestled between the Bay and Stokes Creek

  • Pier with two boat lifts and kayak launch deck

  • Pier on protected Stokes Creek

  • Aerial view of Stokes Creek

  • Pier also has a shower to rinse off after salt water fun!

  • Aerial view over Rigby Island

  • View down Stokes Creek to Bay access

  • Second pier on Stokes Creek

  • Covered deck on the bay side

  • Upper level screened porch overlooking Stokes Creek. All-weather panels and a fireplace for 4 season use!

  • Trex decking for low maintenance


  • Built


  • Square Footage

    3214 sq. ft.

  • Living Room

    Gas fireplace
    Porch access

  • Kitchen

    Granite counters
    Ceramic tile floor
    Deck access

  • Family Room

    Custom shelving

  • Bonus Room

    Top level
    Wet bar
    Half bath
    Attic access

  • Four Bedrooms


  • Bathrooms

    Three full
    One half

  • Laundry Room


  • Workshop

    Ground level

  • Living room with two-sided fireplace opens to screened porch

  • Windows all around . . . water views everywhere!

  • Open dining area

  • Lovely pine floors and deck access from Andersen sliding doors

  • Kitchen has tile floor, granite and Corian counters, and plenty of storage

  • Smooth-top electric range and pot filler

  • Lots of room, and the cook gets the best view in the house!

  • First floor family room has custom cabinetry

  • Family room has access to two bedrooms, bath, laundry, and covered deck

  • Mini-kitchen in the family room has microwave, refrigerator, and sink. Guests practically have a private apartment!

  • Master bedroom

  • Luxurious master bath

  • Bedroom with access to covered deck and spectacular Bay views

  • Another bedroom with bay views

  • Bedroom 4 has views over Stokes Creek

  • Full bath on first level has dual sinks and tile floor

  • Third floor bonus space to use as you wish . . . office, playroom, bedroom, home theater??

  • Oversized custom windows for huge views

  • Bonus room has wet bar and half bath.

  • Laundry room with sink

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Mathews County

Mathews is the second smallest county in Virginia, with 252 square miles, and has a population of approximately 9000.  In 1791, Mathews County was formed from a part of Gloucester and named for Revolutionary War General Thomas Mathews.  Well-known for its waterways, Mathews boasts 214 miles of waterfront, with much of that frontage on the Chesapeake Bay, Piankatank River, North and East Rivers, and Mobjack Bay. All this water makes Mathews a haven for boaters, kayakers, fishermen, and nature lovers.


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