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Old Garden Creek Road Farmhouse

$85,000

Garden Creek, Mathews Waterfront, Land

00 Old Garden Creek Road
Mathews, VA 23109

Sold CBRAR #1634138 NNAR #99899

A rustic country getaway!  This property includes 20 acres of forest, cleared areas, and marshlands . . . just the right spot for nature lovers or a hunting and fishing lodge. There is long water frontage along Garden Creek which goes out to Winter Harbor and the Chesapeake Bay. The circa 1900 farmhouse does not currently have plumbing or electrical wiring. The rooms are heated by woodstoves and a wood burning fireplace. A septic system was installed on the property years ago, but was not connected (would need Health Department inspection).  The home is being sold AS IS and awaits your restoration!  The 83 acre Bethel Beach Nature Preserve on the Chesapeake Bay is less than 2 miles away.

Exterior

  • Acreage

    20 acres
    Forest, marsh & cleared areas
    Some timber

  • Waterfront

    650' on Garden Creek
    2-4' MLW

  • Original circa 1900 farmhouse awaits restoration!

  • 650' on Garden Creek

  • Garden Creek leading to Winter Harbor

  • Brick pier foundation

  • New roof with architectural shingles

  • Clapboard exterior in remarkably good condition

  • Peaceful country road

  • Well

  • Mostly wooded, some timber value

  • Bethel Beach Nature Preserve nearby

Interior

  • Built

    Circa 1900

  • Square Footage

    1380 sq. ft.

  • Rooms

    Living Room
    Kitchen
    Storage/Mud Room
    Three Bedrooms
    Currently no bath

  • Lovely woodwork on the staircase

  • Storage under the stairs

  • Living Room with fireplace

  • Living room view to entrance hall

  • Kitchen with woodstove

  • Storage or mud room

  • Master bedroom with chimney for woodstove

  • Bedroom 2

Location

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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