Gwynn’s Island Contemporary


Edwards Creek, Mathews Waterfront

78 Spirit Branch Road
Mathews, VA 23066

Sold CBRAR #1912550

Gwynn’s Island is a beautiful custom home on Gwynn’s Island fronting on Edwards Creek with deep water protected dock just off Milford Haven and the Chesapeake Bay. This stunning home has all the bells and whistles of comfortable luxury.  The open floor plan has a nice flow for entertaining including a huge great room with a custom stone fireplace, and French doors to the covered verandah. The fantastic gourmet kitchen features stainless steel appliances, cherry floors and cabinets, granite counters, and stone backsplash that matches the fireplace. There are two en suite master bedrooms, with one on the third floor for complete privacy. The attached three-car garage and ample parking area can accommodate friends and family easily, plus the guest house has another two-car garage.  Other special features include thermal windows, tankless water heaters, ceiling fans, plantation shutters, whole house generator and much, much more.  Home warranty included.


  • Acreage

    .94 acre
    Corner lot
    No flood zone (Zone X)

  • Style

    Hardiplank siding
    Dimensional shingle roof

  • Waterfront

    Edwards Creek frontage
    Off Milford Haven
    5' MLW dock

  • Garage

    Attached 3-car (main house)
    Attached 2-car (guest house)

  • Guest House

    Living/dining area
    2-car garage

  • Custom 3-level home

  • Front of home with guest house to the right

  • Bring your boat! Dock currently accommodates 45' sailboat

  • Protected dock on Edwards Creek . . . minutes from the Bay, but safe from storms!

  • View down Edwards Creek toward Milford Haven

  • Aerial view of the property

  • View down Edwards Creek to Milford Haven and out to the Bay

  • View from the dock to water side of home

  • Water side of home with upper verandah and lower patio

  • Upper verandah has water views and room to entertain

  • Guest house over double garage has great room, kitchen, bedroom, full bath, walk-in closet

  • Plenty of garage space!


  • Built

    2010 construction

  • Square Footage

    3608 sq. ft.

  • Three Bedrooms

    1st floor Master en suite
    3rd floor master 16'x13'
    2 additional bedrooms
    Office potential

  • Bathrooms

    4 full

  • Great Room

    16' vaulted ceiling
    Stone fireplace
    French doors
    Opens to porch
    Water views
    Dining area 14'4x14'2

  • Kitchen

    Stainless appliances
    Gas range
    Brazilian cherry floors
    Cherry cabinets
    Granite countertops
    Stone backsplash

  • Appliances

    Double oven
    Gas range
    Ice maker
    Water softener
    Whole-house generator
    Tankless water heaters
    Air/heat pumps

  • Veranda

    Covered, 10'x50'

  • Recreation Room

    25' x 18'4
    First floor
    Wet bar

  • Mud Room

    Off garage

  • Inviting entrance with stairs to master suite

  • Spacious great room opens to the verandah

  • Beautiful stone fireplace and vaulted ceiling

  • Dining area opens to the kitchen - great flow for entertaining

  • Lots of natural light in the dining area with doors to the verandah

  • Gourmet kitchen with lots of pretty details

  • Dining bar and verandah access

  • Plenty of work space and stainless steel appliances

  • Stunning granite counters and Brazilian cherry flooring

  • Just beyond the kitchen is a full bath and stairs to the rec room

  • Roomy first floor rec room with wet bar, full bath, and garage access

  • TV area of rec room

  • Custom wet bar with granite counter

  • Full bath off rec room

  • Master suite encompasses the entire third floor

  • Master suite opens to private balcony

  • Huge and luxurious master bath

  • Separate shower in master bath

  • Second master suite with adjoining bath

  • Master suite 2 opens to the verandah

  • Bath for master suite 2

  • Full bath with laundry closet

  • Nicely tiled bath and plantation shutters

  • Large 3rd bedroom currently used as an office

  • Guest house interior

  • Open living and dining space in the guest house. Cute cast iron gas heater!

  • Guest house kitchen

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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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