Highview on the Piankatank


Piankatank River, Gloucester Waterfront

8331 Highview Drive
Gloucester, VA 23061

Reduced CBRAR #1634278 NNAR #99915

Highview is a stunning estate on over five acres on the Piankatank River, with almost 1700′ of waterfront, 8′ MLW, and newly rip-rapped shoreline.  The property is ideally located out of the flood zone.  The brick main house breathes old-style elegance with hardwood floors, chair rail, high ceiling, fireplaces, a wide central hall with stairway, graciously proportioned large rooms, luxury baths, newly appointed eat-in kitchen, large river room, and wonderful views over the Piankatank.  A detached four-bay garage also houses a guest apartment with two bedrooms and two baths.  There is also a huge RV hangar. The grounds include beautifully landscaped gardens and a tennis court.  Enjoy river life at its fullest!


  • Acreage

    5.5 acres
    Zone X
    No flood insurance required

  • Waterfront

    +/- 1700' on Piankatank River
    8' MLW Pier
    New rip-rap

  • Garage

    Attached 2-bay
    Detached 4-bay
    1850 sq. ft.
    Guest apartment

  • Welcome to Highview

  • Highview, a magnificent estate in one of the finest locations on the Piankatank River

  • Arriving at Highview

  • An overview of the main house, garage with guest apartment, RV hangar, and tennis court

  • The aerial view highlights the wonderful location on the Piankatank River

  • Almost 1700' of shoreline

  • Waterside entrance

  • Lovely Colonial waterfront facade

  • Another angle of the main house

  • Spacious green lawn

  • It's all about the views!

  • The beautiful Piankatank River

  • Detached 4-bay garage with stairs to 2 bedroom, 2 bath guest apartment

  • Guest apartment deck

  • Tennis court is ready for fun!


  • Basics

    Built in 1985
    4628 square feet
    3-zone air/heat pump

  • Living Room

    River views

  • Formal Dining Room

    Bay window
    River views

  • Kitchen

    Newly appointed
    Granite counters
    Custom cabinetry
    Private stairs to master suite

  • River Room

    New addition
    Tile floor

  • Additional Room

    Family room or study

  • Bedrooms

    Main House:
    24'x18' Master
    15'x15' Bedroom 2
    16'x15' Bedroom 3
    Guest Apartment: 2 bedrooms

  • Bathrooms

    Three full baths
    Two half baths

  • Appliances

    Washer & Dryer

  • Laundry/Utility Room

  • Riverside entry . . . note the lovely woodwork and finishes

  • Landside entrance

  • Elegant living room with fireplace and river views

  • Adjoining the living room is an additional room, perfect for a study

  • Formal dining room with lovely bay window and river views

  • Newly appointed kitchen with a cozy fireplace

  • Island includes cooktop and oven

  • Custom cabinetry and granite counters

  • Note the private stairs to the master suite

  • Private master stairs

  • Second floor hallway to the master suite

  • Huge master bedroom with fireplace

  • Entry to master bath and dressing room

  • Super deluxe bath with handcrafted paneling

  • Beautifully tiled shower

  • Detailed woodwork in the master bath

  • Bathroom fixture detail

  • Hallway leads to two large bedrooms and a new bath

  • Bedroom 2

  • Bedroom 3

  • Newly outfitted guest bath

  • Guest bath fixtures

  • Huge new river room with fittings for a wet bar or kitchenette

  • Tile floor and more river views!

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Gloucester County

Gloucester is a diverse county, with lovely waterfront, rural farmlands, and all the conveniences you need along the Route 17 corridor. It covers 288 square miles, with 70 square miles of water. The current population is approximately 36,000. Located on the Chesapeake Bay, Gloucester has five rivers – the North, Ware, Severn, York, and Piankatank. These wonderful waterways offer terrific fishing, boating, kayaking, and are home to many vacation cottages as well as prestigious estates.

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