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Historic Homes for Sale on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Lovingly Preserved – Historic Properties

The Eastern Shore of Virginia having been settled by English explorers in 1607 (one year after Jamestown) has hundreds of historic properties, some even dating back to the seventeenth century. The Northampton County seat of Eastville has the country’s oldest continuous court records, dating back to 1632. The quaint Bayfront town of Cape Charles was a railroad boom town with most of the actual homes in town having been built between 1890 and 1925. Beautiful Onancock was a bustling port town settled in the late 1600’s. Historic “Cherrytown”, now Cheriton was settled about 1890 and was named for nearby Cherrystone Creek, home of our famous salty cherrystone clams. The Eastern Shore of Virginia boasts more than 100 little towns, most settled between 1700 and 1800. Our historic properties include properties that once stood out on the Barrier Islands and were moved to the mainland, seventeenth and eighteenth century farmhouses, gorgeous waterfront estates as well as lovingly cared for in-town homes.

Call us at 800-258-3437 and let us know your specific historic property interests.

Machipongo, Virginia Real Estate. bridges backview2.jpg Machipongo, Virginia Real Estate. bridges foyer cg.jpg Gracious Historical Home In The Country…

$329,000

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Offering 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths with lots of wide windows that offer an abundance of light. This home is completely updated, with a terrific eat-in kitchen. Wonderful front porch, just longing for a rocker on those lazy summer days. Huge rear deck off the kitchen area, great for entertaining. Large fenced side yard for a horse or 2, with pasture area. Large backyard chicken coop. Spectacular, mature shade trees.

Machipongo, Virginia Real Estate. bridges frontview.jpg Machipongo, Virginia Real Estate. bridges dining area cg.jpg Gracious Historical Home In The Country…

$329,000

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Have hobbies or just need space for water toys? There is plenty of room in the huge workshop with office space. Lovely country setting, yet only minutes to public boat ramps and beaches. Golf, marinas, shopping, arts center, library, fine and casual restaurants, state park and wildlife refuge with many additional amenities, only minutes away.

Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. millford main marlene choice.jpg Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. millford dining room.jpg Millford Circa 1775

$565,000

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Sophisticated, elegant, stately is what comes to mind as you enter historic Millford, circa 1775, a lovingly preserved 4400 sq.ft. historic home built in the big house, little house colonial style located on a quiet country estate of 7.91 acres. Among the many notable features of this 4 bedroom, 3 and a half bath home are two brick ends, colonial front porch, cross hall, 10ft ceilings & heart of pine flooring throughout, 5 working fireplaces with Rumford design fireboxes, hand carved mantles, fully equipped Butler’s pantry with custom mahogany counter tops.

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$565,000

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Latest addition constructed in 2008 to this historic 4 bedroom, 3 and a half bath historic home circa 1775 includes a new spacious and striking kitchen with top of the line appliances, custom cabinetry, granite counters as well as a luxurious bathroom on the second floor. Tasteful and superior craftsmanship have created a harmonious blend between old & new. Attractive gardens with classic landscaping & variety of flowering trees create a tranquil setting on nearly 8 acres.

Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. evans frontview of home.jpg Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. evans living room.jpg Elegant Cape Charles Historic B&B For Sale.

$695,000

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Winner of the prestigious Governor’s B&B Hospitality Award, this gracious historic property,with easy access to a soft sand beach, 2 marinas,Palmer & Nicklaus golf, shops, restaurants, art galleries, etc., has been an active B&B for nearly 20 years. The purchase price includes the real estate, many of the furnishings & the goodwill. This classic, nearly 6000 sq.ft. Colonial Revival, is one of the largest, most opulent homes in the quaint coastal town of Cape Charles, VA. Built in 1912, with the current owners being the only the 3rd family to own this property, this impressive home offers a gracious wrap-around porch, stately foyer with Corinthian columns and grand staircase, spacious light-filled rooms, high ceilings & original woodwork and hardwood floors. As a 5 bedroom,6 bath B&B, it has an excellent income producing track record, with many repeat guests returning to enjoy the well-appointed rooms, delicious gourmet breakfasts and a relaxing afternoon wine and cheese hour. In addition, the 3rd floor offers a spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bath private suite for the owners to relax and enjoy their own private quarters.

Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. evans diningroom.jpg Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. evans olive bedroom.jpg Elegant Cape Charles Historic B&B For Sale.

$695,000

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If you love to cook and mingle with people, this is an excellent opportunity to purchase a successful bed and breakfast in a quaint little beach town with lots of amenities which attract guests and can make your own life more fun. Live in this gorgeous historic home and let others help pay for it ! Call us today at 757-678-5200 for more information. Price includes the real estate as well as an itemized list of furnishings and fixtures plus the goodwill, including the business domain name, ownership of the B&B website, the business telephone #, etc.

Historical town of Eastville, Virginia just minutes from Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. lessard main view 4-14-14.jpg Historical town of Eastville, Virginia just minutes from Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. lessard blue parlor fireplace better 4-29-14.jpg Stockley, Circa. 1750

$350,000

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This charming twin-chimney 4 bedroom Colonial circa 1750 for its earliest section is located in the historic town of Eastville, home of the earliest court records in the US. Exterior deep cornice dentil molding. Spacious period arched center entrance hall opening to cross hall. 2 large, sunny parlors with 10ft ceilings and original floor-to- ceiling 9 over 9 windows. Wide heart-pine floors in beautiful condition, original molding, 4 fireplaces with original mantels and surrounds. Situated on five acres with mature trees and landscaping. A fabulous historic home in need of a bit of updating.

Historical town of Eastville, Virginia just minutes from Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. lessard long drive way view.jpg Historical town of Eastville, Virginia just minutes from Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. lessard kitchen new 4-29-14.jpg Stockley, Circa. 1750 Continued

$350,000

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Situated on 5+ acres at the end of a tree lined drive, boxwood garden and in-ground pool. Property would work well for the garden enthusiast, small vineyard or a couple of horses. For history buffs, the town Eastville houses the oldest continuing land records in the county. Close to world class golf, beaches, marinas and fine dining.

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$365,000

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Rare opportunity to own a spacious 4 bedroom penthouse condo with 3,300 sq.ft. Built in 1901 this 3rd floor condo was totally restored in 2003. Located in one of Cape Charles’ most beautiful historic buildings with large front verandas overlooking the Cape Charles Harbor and the Chesapeake Bay. This condo has it all – open living room, dining room, kitchen, large master suite in the rear with private deck, library, TV room, sitting area & work-out room/laundry. All skylights open by remote control. Beautiful finishing work throughout! Private access elevator. Great location – easy walk to town beach– and Cape Charles was named in Southern Living Magazine’s June, 2012 issue as a “Best Little Beach Town”. Easy walk to coffeehouse, restaurants and boutique shopping. The sale of this condo unit is subject to the finalization & approval of the condo documents. Buyer can enter into a Reservation Agreement until all paperwork is approved. Most furnishings convey. Square footage, room sizes and acreage are approximate.

Near Cape Charles, Virginia in Town of Cheriton on Virginia's Eastern Shore Real Estate. brown cheriton front.jpg Near Cape Charles, Virginia in Town of Cheriton on Virginia's Eastern Shore Real Estate. brown cheriton diningroom.jpg Enjoy In-Town Living In This Grand Historic Brick Home on Oversized Lot

$289,000

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This elegant four bedroom brick home circa 1920 (approx.) is located on a large corner lot in a quaint little town on the Eastern Shore of Virginia close to Cape Charles. With its beautiful mature landscaping and shady trees, this home gives you a feeling of tranquility. Lots of custom features and very well maintained. The knotty pine cabinets in the kitchen are custom made with extra cabinetry in the utility room. Off the master bedroom is a balcony overlooking the spacious back yard. Included with this home is a 1060 square foot guest cottage in great condition with its own entrance off the side road– cottage is currently rented. This property includes several outbuildings in good condition. Definately has great Bed & Breakfast potential. Easy access to the beach, marinas, shopping, art galleries, theatre,golf, etc. in Cape Charles, only 5 minutes away.

Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. mayer frontview mc 7-28-13.jpg Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. mayer livng room.jpg Grand And Gorgeous, This Historic Brick Home Overlooks The Chesapeake Bay

$890,000

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A dream home in a small coastal town with an historical essence defines this early 1900’s brick colonial of approximately 3900 sq. ft. offering not just 30 second access to the soft sands of the Cape Charles beach just across the street but also dramatic views of the water and sunsets over the Chesapeake Bay from most rooms. The grand arched entrance portico, elaborate foyer & beautiful staircase and beautiful arched windows echo fine traditions of the past. Beautiful hardwood floors and fine woodwork throughout. Master suite with recently renovated bath, 2 other bedrooms with ensuite baths. Elegant, large living room and dining room. Original butler’s pantry off newly renovated kitchen with granite, Jenn Aire range, Bosch double ovens & dishwasher, new cabinets, stainless refrigerator.Laundry room, art studio, sunroom/office w/fireplace, back stairs to second floor. Room sizes & sq. footage approximate

Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. tyndall frontview.jpg Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. tyndall bedroom 1.jpg Former B&B Just 2 Blocks From Beach…

$459,900

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Rich with the patina of time, this home tells a story as you tour the property. Each room delights with its architectural details, such as original moldings & light fixtures, beautiful 5 panel pocket doors, beadboard wainscoting, and hardwood floors. Chesapeake Bay views from third story bedroom and Master bedroom. Large basement is great for out of sight storage. A spacious residence with private quest suite, a welcoming B and B (with 6 bedrooms & 5 1/2 baths) or a vacation rental — all are easily accommodated. Affectionately known and still referred to as Chesapeake Charm this former B & B could be the opportunity you have been seeking. Ideally situated on a lot and a half, 2 blocks from the boardwalk and beach, this stately, historical, federal style home awaits your return.

In Town of Nassawadox ,Virginia Near Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. brownfront two homes nass..jpg In Town of Nassawadox ,Virginia Near Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. brown 2nd home.jpg Two For One…

$79,000

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This is a unique property with 2 dwellings and 1 out building. Left side is 1770 sq. ft. Right side is 1403 sq.ft.There is a garage located between both houses. Finish the renovations to suit your purpose. 2 rental properties, or Commercial office space. Located across the highway from hospital.

Eastville, Virginia near Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. mccarthy-front street view.jpg Eastville, Virginia near Cape Charles, Virginia Real Estate. mccarthy foyer.jpg Charming Colonial In Historic Town…

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RECENTLY SOLD ASK ABOUT OTHERS.Enjoy town & county living in Eastville,VA, one of Virginia Eastern Shore’s oldest and most historic towns, dating back to the early 1600’s. Built about 1917, this charming 5 bedroom, 4 bath brick Colonial style home with charming front porch offers large sunny rooms with 10′ ceilings. Approximately 3200 sq. ft., well crafted, it features gorgeous hardwood floors, original pocket doors and moldings, 2 fireplaces,spacious kitchen, a sun room and a lovely morning room overlooking a huge yard with swimming pool and gazebo. Plenty of space for the avid gardener. Close to all amenities, less than 15 minutes to public beach, Palmer and Nicklaus golf and 2 marinas. Enjoy a refreshing pace of life in a quaint historic town centered in the relaxed coastal atmosphere of the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

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JUST SOLD, ASK ABOUT OTHERS — Beach and water, thats what its all about with this historic beach home in the colorful coastal Victorian era small town of Cape Charles. Walk the tree-lined avenues of yesteryear and admire the beautiful architectural styles of the turn of the 19th century. This little town is sure to captivate you with its friendly shoreside spirit! This grand three story home overlooking the beach was built in 1924 and features high ceilings, beautiful two-toned heart pine hardwood floors,grand staircase, and a third floor observatory overlooking 500 square miles of bluewater in the Chesapeake Bay. Recently upgraded with new plumbing and electrical systems and fixtures, a 2-zone heat and air conditioning system, new ceramic tile floors, new front porch and drywall treatments throughout, this home is ready for you to move right in and begin enjoying the spectacular sunsets over the beach. Nearly every room in the house enjoys a dramatic bay view and all the nightly “water colours” 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, living room, dining room, breakfast room, and a full basement complete the adventure. Perched right on the shores of the Bay, youre within easy walking distance of shopping, restaurants, a performing arts theater, world class Palmer and Nicklaus golf the Nicklaus course has been nominated as “America’s Best New Course”), tennis and boating. New “state of the art” marina just five minutes away with slip capacity for both sailboats and power boats. What more can you ask from one property ?

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RECENTLY SOLD!Just 200 feet from the Chesapeake Bay beach of the Town of Cape Charles, this Sears Craftsmand style home has a beautiful view of the Bay horizon. Elevated high above street level, the front porch is your perfect perch to wile away the summer days in the shady breezes and take in the sunsets over the Bay. Home is presently divided into two living units but can easily be converted back to one. Upstairs in this vacation getaway, there are two bedrooms and one bath and features perfectly lovely oak and pine hardwood floors, 9′ ceilings, modern insulated windows. freshly remodeled kitchen with new cabinets and appliances, tasteful decorations and furnishings. Downstairs has also been remodeled for a one bedroom apartment which is leased annually. On two town building lots.