Carousel – Circa 1938 & 2006 is set on 40.63 acres with spectacular river views & commanding water frontage on deep protected water – just minutes from the Chesapeake Bay! Located within Virginia’s famed “Oyster Trail”. This offering presents the opportunity to own one of Virginia’s great River Estates. Twice featured on the Historic Garden Week of Virginia Tour. The original 1938 manor house was designed and built by renowned Richmond Architect Clarence Wright Huff. A circa 2006 addition enlarged Carousel to over 10,000 square feet (with 23 rooms). Every detail & amenity that one would expect in a world class estate of this caliber is found at Carousel. It truly is one of the few remaining Great River Estates in Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay Region.
23 Rooms sounds quite grand! With that said, this home is so elegantly casual, warm and welcoming that its grandeur is evident in a relaxed, serene way.
Notable features include: In-ground heated salt pool & spa, 7 acres invisible fencing, tennis courts, pier, covered boat slips w/ lifts, yacht slip, floating dock, indoor outdoor sound system, elevator, lux hotel- style master-suite w/ fireplace, walk-in closets & a master bath that must be seen! (2) Gourmet Kitchens, service & outdoor kitchens, (2) wine cellars, 2nd First floor Master-Suite, smart home technology, 2 garages, paneled library, formal & casual dining areas, elegant club style cocktail & wet bar areas, year round sun room , luxurious fixtures & finishes, stone patios, dramatic pillared & gated entrance, walled “Gillette” garden, English glass greenhouse & so much more. Easy drive to Richmond, Norfolk, Williamsburg. Regional airport nearby accommodates Lear Jets. Helicopter Accessible & Move-in Ready.