Mill Hill on the North River


North River, Gloucester Waterfront

8708 Toddsbury Lane
Gloucester, VA 23061

Pending CBRAR #2129729 NNAR #111130

Mill Hill on the North River is nestled within the historic Toddsbury Estate, beckoning you to experience the serene lifestyle of a bygone era. With panoramic views and 600′ of shoreline, this 18th century gem was lovingly and completely renovated over the past 5 years, while retaining its charm and authenticity. Every room will captivate you with extraordinary features including original wide plank oak and heart pine floors, wainscotting, original brass and iron fittings, heavy casings, high beamed ceilings, divided light windows, multiple fireplaces, new shake roof and so much more!  The updated kitchen features a modern island with granite and opens to a spacious gathering room with high plank ceiling and wrap-around windows. An inviting dining room overlooks the Williamsburg garden. There is a first floor primary bedroom retreat plus sitting area and en suite bath. Twin staircases lead to two lovely guest suites. A private waterside two bedroom guest cottage was totally renovated with metal roof, full bath, and utility room. Over two level acres provide an easy stroll to the dock and new boat lift. Fabulous summer house at water’s edge has a soaring ceiling. The huge garage annex includes loads of storage and a finished recreation space. This exceptional listing is a rare find . . . and it could be yours!



  • Acreage

    2.4 acres

  • Waterfront

    600' on North River
    4-6' MLW pier
    Boat lift

  • Exterior Features

    Wood siding
    Shake roof
    Open porch
    Fenced English garden
    Summer House

  • Garage

    Detached 2 car
    Finished rec space
    Storage above

  • Guest Cottage

    650 sq. ft.
    2 bedrooms
    Utility room


  • Built

    Circa 1750

  • Square Footage

    3545 sq. ft.
    (includes guest cottage)

  • Living Room

    Wrap-around windows

  • Formal Dining Room

  • Bedrooms

    Main House: 3
    Guest Cottage: 2

  • Bathrooms

    3 full
    1 half

  • Kitchen

    Center island
    Granite & butcher block counters
    Dining area

  • Appliances

    Gas cooktop
    Double wall ovens
    Stack Washer/Dryer
    Central vacuum
    Sump Pump

  • Heating/Cooling

    2-zone air/heat pump
    Gas & woodburning fireplaces


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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