Winding Trail Cottage


Mill Creek, Middlesex Waterfront

156 The Winding Trail
Topping, VA 23169

New CBRAR #2124109 NNAR #110774

Winding Trail Cottage . . .  Move-in ready waterfront home on Mill Creek just off Rappahannock River, private dock with 3.5-4′ MLW with 7000 lb. boat lift, 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, open floor plan, waterfront screened porch with composite decking materials.  New in 2017:  roadside stoop and sidewalk, EDA engineer performed complete inspection of home in plans to renovate and remove some walls, all suggestions were made. In 2018: new roof, new windows, chimney improvement and completed engineer recommendations.  In 2019: new heat pump, complete renovation to kitchen and bathroom, painted complete interior and exterior. In 2020: new appliances, new carpet and padding in all carpeted areas, complete crawlspace encapsulation including Aprilaire Model 1820 dehumidifier, shed at waters edge by pier for fishing and boating gear. Atlantic Broadband internet. Community sand beach and boat ramp.


  • Waterfront

    Mill Creek
    Just off the Rappahannock River

  • Water Depth

    3.5' - 4' MLW at pier
    Boat Lift 7000 Lb.
    Kayak Launch
    Storage Shed at the Pier for Water Toys

  • Acreage



  • Built


  • Square Footage


  • Bedrooms

    3 Bedrooms

  • Bathrooms

    2 Full Bathrooms

  • Kitchen

    Whirlpool Appliances
    Quartz Countertops
    Hardwood Floor
    Tile Backsplash

  • Dining Area

    Open to Kitchen & Living
    Hardwood Floor

  • Living Area

    Gas Log Fireplace
    Screen Porch Access
    Ceiling Fan

  • Family Room

    Room off Front Door
    New Carpet
    Peak 9'5 Ceiling
    Door to Utility Room

  • Utility Room

    W / D
    2nd Fridge
    Wet bar
    Step Down to Mechanical Room - Water Heater, Reverse Osmosis


Middlesex County

Welcome to Middlesex County, established in 1673, located off the Chesapeake Bay with the beautiful Rappahannock River, pristine Piankatank River (the cleanest river in the state), plus absolutely stunning, wide, deep creeks.  Middlesex is a little over 200 square miles with 80 square miles of waterfront and quaint waterfront towns including Urbanna, Deltaville, and Saluda.  Only an 1+ hours to Richmond/Newport News/Williamsburg and 2+ hours to Northern Virginia/Charlottesville.

Urbanna is the largest town in Middlesex and home to the Oyster Festival. For over 50 years, the town has hosted the Oyster Festival on the first weekend in November. Local and visitors alike come to the small town to sample the seafood, enjoy music, and see the crafts offered by local vendors. Urbanna is a “golf cart friendly” community with shops, restaurants, community pool and much more.

Deltaville, while not the largest town, is very well known for its deep anchorage, multiple marinas and amazing waterways and views.  It was originally known as “Sandy Bottom” but renamed in 1909. In 2012 Deltaville was named ‘the Boating Capital of the Chesapeake Bay.’ Approximately 500-800 people live here full time and thousands in the summer.  Full of shops, restaurants, and waterfront fun, Deltaville is truly a charming town.

With many deep ports off the rivers and bays, Middlesex is well known for its local crabs, oysters, fish, and more.  Many locals are watermen who know the waterways better than anyone, and they have some great stories to tell.  With so much beauty and serenity, Middlesex County is sure to warm your heart.

Looking for great things to do while here?  Visit Virginia’s River Realm and learn more on shops, dining and upcoming events.

Areas in Middlesex: Urbanna, Deltaville, Saluda, Hartfield, Locust Hill, Stingray Point, Wake, Topping, Syringa, Waterview, Jamaica, Church View, Christchurch, Hardyville

Bodies of Water: Chesapeake Bay, Fishing Bay, Rappahannock River, Piankatank River, Urbanna Creek, Robinson Creek, Broad Creek, Jackson Creek, Wilton Creek, Moore Creek, Healy Creek, Hunton Creek, Bush Park Creek, Meachim Creek, LaGrange Creek

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