Leaping Llama Cottage on the North River


North River, Mathews Waterfront

39 Leaping Llama Lane
North, VA 23128

Sold CBRAR #1627887

Million dollar views from the cutest cottage at the mouth of the prestigious North River with quick access to the Chesapeake & Mobjack Bays. With endless views, the Leaping Llama Cottage is a perfect weekend retreat. Recent updates include new Whirlpool stainless appliances and an architectural shingled roof. The cottage has a wonderful open floor plan including a wood burning fireplace, eat-in kitchen and dark hardwood floors. Also featured on this 2.18 acre property is a dock, rip rap shoreline, sandy shore, landscaped garden, and the much sought-after southern exposure. The home is in great shape and well elevated with spectacular water views. Truly a “must see to appreciate” property!


  • Acreage

    2.18 acres

  • Waterfront

    North River frontage
    Endless views!
    Riprap shoreline
    2' MLW Pier

  • Storage

    Storage Shed

  • Main view of this delightful cottage with open living areas all on one floor

  • Dock in great condition, fantastic views, sandy bottom, rip rap shoreline protection.

  • 0-2 feet MLW, 2-4 feet if you lengthen the pier

  • Side view and tasteful landscaping

  • Rear view of the cottage

  • An unbeatable view from the mouth of the North River to the Mobjack/Chesapeake Bay.

  • Southwestern exposure to catch the summer breezes and the sunsets

  • Another front view of the cottage

  • 2.18 Acres, located just 15 minutes from both the Gloucester and Mathews Court houses.

  • Perfect spot to swim

  • Lots of room to entertain friends and family


  • Built

    1994 construction
    Recent updates

  • Square Footage

    1163 square feet

  • Bedrooms

    1 Master Bedroom
    16' x 12' w/ en suite bath
    Sliding doors to porch
    2 Guest Rooms

  • Bathrooms

    1 Master Bath
    1 Full guest bath

  • Great Room

    17' x 13'
    Water views

  • Kitchen

    13' x 13'
    Dining Area

  • Appliances

    Smooth top range

  • Recreation Area

    27' x 15'
    Screened Porch

  • Enter into the kitchen/Dining area with lovely new hardwood flooring

  • Open and bright kitchen with custom cabinets, new Whirlpool stainless steel appliances

  • Another view of the kitchen highlighting the ample cabinet space.

  • Living Room includes sliding doors to a fantastic screened porch and wood burning fireplace

  • Living Room view 2

  • Views, views, views!

  • Summer breezes beckon you to enjoy the wind, the birds and if you are really lucky...some Chesapeake Bay Crabs!

  • Endless views from the screened porch beyond the North River to the Mobjack and Chesapeake Bays

  • Master bedroom with access to the waterfront screened porch

  • Master bedroom view 2 with adjoining bath

  • Master Bathroom

  • Master Bathroom view 2

  • Bedroom #2 with hardwood floors and note the cute storage shed through the window

  • Guest Bath wonderfully updated

  • Guest Bath additional view

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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