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c. 1750 Georgian Colonial

8708 Toddsbury Ln
North River
Gloucester, Virginia

Mill Hill

Front View
Front View
Mill Hill, 18th C. Jewel, nestled within Historic Toddsbury (1669)
Mill Hill,18th C.Jewel (could even be late 17th C),nestled within historic Toddsbury (1669) Plantation, offers as all pervasive sense of dreamlike charm, privacy & historic authenticity. It has been beautifully restored, additions modern amenities blend seamlessly w/ the old house. Interior features: lovely Heart Pine floors, original iron & brass fittings, multiple fireplaces, windows on all sides & much more. The 2+AC grounds are easy to maintain w/ lovely North River views. A paradise to fall in love with!
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Overview of Mill Hill
Overview of Mill Hill
Note that Mill Hill is surrounded by water and Historic Toddsbury (which is under Conservation Easement) so privacy and beauty is ensured.
LANDSIDE
LANDSIDE
The Historic main house is in the middle, and some people think it to be one of the earliest timber framed homes in 17th Century America.
Front Hall
Front Hall
A spacious front hall to welcome all.
Family Room
Family Room
Family room The left addition features an airy and super comfortable family room with windows everywhere and great river views, gas log fire place, annex dining room and kitchen.
Dining Area
Dining Area
The kitchen blends completely into the atmosphere of Historic Mill Hill, and has more than enough space for the dining area.
Kitchen Fittings
Kitchen Fittings
Brass and iron period hardware throughout home add to the charm of Mill House
KITCHEN
KITCHEN
The kitchen has all the High-end appliances; the Thermidor stove, built in oven and microwave. Also note the traditional oilskin carpet, which has been painted in the wood.
LIVING ROOM
LIVING ROOM
The living room is located in the original Historic Main House and has windows on both sides, lovely light, great views of the Grounds and Waterfront, lovely Heart Pine floors and fireplace.
Old Rim Lock
Old Rim Lock
The house has wonderful brass and iron fittings. Depicted here is a classic Rim Lock.
Ancient hallway
Ancient hallway
This is the second hall, which is located in the Historic Man House.
MASTER BEDROOM
MASTER BEDROOM
Again 4 windows giving wonderful light to the Master, great outdoor views, old fireplace, Heart Pine floors, and wood paneling around the fireplace.
Detail Bathroom Door
Detail Bathroom Door
Lovely wood paneling, old doors, brass and iron fittings everywhere.
Screened Porch
Screened Porch
An intimate and private view from the screened porch to the boathouse and the North River
HISTORIC NORTH RIVER
HISTORIC NORTH RIVER
Breathtaking views. deep water, 4-6 MLW at the dock
Bedrooms 3
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 1
Heated Sq. Ft. 2,895
Stories 1.5
Acres 2.2

Features.

  • Waterfront
  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Bedroom
  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • Attic
  • Crawl Space
  • Dining room
  • Entry Hall
  • Foyer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Laundry Room
  • Living room
  • Master bedroom downstairs
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Barn
  • Circular driveway
  • Dormers
  • Fresh paint
  • Garden
  • Guest House
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Restored exterior
  • Workshop
  • 2nd Staircase
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Built-in Cabinets
  • Fireplaces
  • Natural gas fireplace
  • Original wood windows
  • Cedar Shake Roof
  • Wood floors
  • Central air
  • Dishwasher
  • Heat pump
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Security System
  • Septic Tank
  • Water Heater - Electric
  • 10-foot Ceilings
  • Hand-hewn Beams
  • Plaster Walls
  • Servant's Staircase
  • Central Vacuum

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HISTORIC DETAILS OF

The exact date Mill Hill was built is not known, there are conflicting viewpoints.In the annals it was called " a very old home, of uncertain date". Some people even say that it could be one of the oldest timber framed homes remaining in Virginia, but we simply don't know.

So it could have been built in the 17th century
"MILL HILL" is surrounded by historic Toddsbury Plantation, which is under Conservation Easement.
The oldest part of Toddsbury was probably built in 1658 and then enlarged and updates in 1735. Some historians believe that "MILL HILL" was the first building on Toddsbury Plantation, because it wsa built on a high spot.
Whatever the truth may be, the central part of the house is very old. It was the Millers' home, ans he Tide Mill was located there.

MILL HILL WAS first restored by a direct descendant of the Todds of Toddsbury in the 1960'S and then a historical renovator from PA added seamlessly 2 wings on the house in the 1990'S. He also built the barns according to the specifications of historic colonial barns.

HILL MILL was also called Morven in the latter days.

It is mentioned on the Gloucester County VA list of historic buildings.

Archived in November, 2016

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