Garden Paradise on Horn Harbor


Horn Harbor, Mathews Waterfront

97 Railway Road
Port Haywood, VA 23138

Reduced CBRAR #1812649

A private, gardener’s paradise situated on Horn Harbor. This secluded 3.8 acre parcel has been lovingly tended with lots of color and blooms. Water depth is just right for kayaking, paddle boarding, and canoeing. The property enjoys a southeastern exposure for the best breezes. The home offers a wonderful open floor plan with 1476 square feet featuring large bright rooms including 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths. This sweet one level cottage is just what you need for a weekend getaway or a downsizing delight. Quiet spot conveniently located near Port Haywood for quick errands and only 10 minutes from Mathews Courthouse.


  • Acreage

    3.82 acres

  • Waterfront

    Horn Harbor
    2-4' MLW
    Perfect for kayaks, canoes, or paddleboards

  • Garage

    1.5 Car
    Auto door opener
    Pedestrian door

  • Landscaping

    Mature landscaping
    Flowering trees, plants, bushes

  • Exterior

    Ranch, frame structure
    Vinyl siding
    Composite shingle roof

  • Outbuilding

    Storage shed

  • Heating/Cooling

    Heat pump- Electric
    1 Gas Fireplace
    Electric Water Heater

  • Welcoming entrance - lovely beds of perennials

  • Southeast views of Horn Harbor

  • Side yard flower beds and water views

  • Beautiful views from the screened porch including Horn Harbor and lush landscaping

  • Luscious, mature landscaping, surrounded on 2 sides by protected cove of Horn Harbor

  • Private lot - secluded and quiet. Attached 1.5 car garage w/pedestrian door.

  • Fire pit next to the water, a perfect spot for toasted marshmallows

  • Horn Harbor Cove

  • Rose trellis and beautiful garden beds

  • View from the screened porch to the gardens and water

  • Vaulted ceiling in screen porch - airy & surrounded by peaceful garden beds and water views.

  • Screened porch access to living room and direct access to waterside yard.

  • Storage shed - room for water toys, lawn tools, etc.

  • Truly a gardener's paradise!

  • Horn Harbor frontage

  • Truly a Garden Paradise

  • Raised beds for the summer veggies! Look at those strawberries!


  • Built

    Built in 1998

  • Square Footage

    1476 sq. ft.

  • Foyer

    14.6 x 4.11
    Parquet floor
    Large closet

  • Bedrooms

    Master Bedroom
    15.2 x 12.11
    Waterside views
    Triple closets
    Bedroom #2
    15.2 x 11.11

  • Bathrooms

    2 Full baths

  • Kitchen

    18.4 x 14.6
    Ample cabinets & counter space
    Dining area

  • Appliances

    Electric range
    Washer & dryer
    Water softener

  • Living Room

    23.8 x 13
    Large windows
    Waterside views
    Access to screen porch

  • Laundry Room

    8.7 x 6.2

  • Pantry/Utility Room

    9.10 x 8.10

  • Porch

    16 x 12
    Screened porch

  • Floors

    Wall to wall carpet

  • Living Room has gas see-thru fireplace for cozy, romantic evenings

  • Beautiful wood flooring and lots of windows in the spacious living room

  • Gas Fireplace

  • Kitchen includes dining area, lots of cabinets and laminate counters

  • Wonderfully laid out kitchen with easy access to everything you need.

  • Side 2 of the see-thru fireplace in located in the dining area of the kitchen

  • Hallway to garage, large pantry/utility room and laundry room with wet sink

  • Oversized laundry room with storage, wet sink and hanging shelving

  • Master bedroom with large windows and triple closets!

  • Master bedroom view 2

  • Master bath


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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