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c. 1755 Colonial
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|Heated Sq. Ft.||2,532|
|Unheated Sq. Ft.||0|
- Guest House
- Wood floors
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Elizabeth Johnson is the managing broker of the Chesapeake Bay Office of Jim & Pat Carter Real Estate, Inc. Elizabeth represents buyers and sellers of historic, waterfront and country properties.
Elizabeth has served as a director of the Chesapeake Bay and Rivers Association of Realtors Board of Directors and the Chairman of the Association's Honor Society. She is an Accredited Buyer Representative and a director on the Chesapeake Bay Governor's School Education Foundation. She graduated magnum cum laude from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and a minor in the Administration of Justice and Public Safety.
Elizabeth enjoys working with her husband, Frank Johnson, who is an associate real estate broker with Jim & Pat Carter Real Estate, Inc., and she looks forward to working with you to find that special, historic property to make your own!
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Woodford, c. 1755 Colonial with Georgian Qualities on Waterfront
Woodford,circa 1755 embraces tranquility situated on a scenic and private 46 acre peninsula. The property has 1/2 mile frontage on Farnham Creek near the confluence of the Rappahannock River,and it was once part of an original land grant in 1650 to Colonel Moore Fauntleroy. The site is believed to be one of the oldest, if not the oldest, plantation sites on the Northern Neck of Virginia. Lush marshes, cultivated fields, and beautiful forests create a park like setting.
Woodford is an important example of Virginia's transitional vernacular architecture, combining features of the simple cottages of colonial times with more formal Georgian qualities. The one and one half story Colonial has walls laid in Flemish bond with glazed headers. The clipped gable roof on the original portion of the house is one of Woodford's exceptional features. In the 1930's the home was restored and a sympathetic addition was completed by Philip Stern, an architect associated with Colonial Williamsburg.
Amenities include a large screened porch with brick floor, guest house, smoke house, sheds, herb/flower garden, apple orchard, ancient trees, evergreens, magnolias, boxwoods, 1.4 mile walking/riding trail, and 130 foot pier with wide water views off the Rappahannock River. Zoned agricultural, ideal for hunting, fishing, boating. Horses permitted.
Archived in September, 2015
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