Lisburne on Vaughan's Creek Circa 1810

MLS #: 1714741
Listing Type: For Sale
Property Type: Residential
Price: $2,500,000
Location: 7971 Glass Road
Virginia 23072
Style: Georgian
Year Built: 1810
Half Bathrooms:
Lot Size (acres): 70.5
Size (square feet): 7,593
Condition: Move in ready
Additional Out Buildings: Barn / Stable, Carriage House, Dock / Pier, Gazebo, Greenhouse, Guest Cottage
Submission Date: 04-25-2017
Last Update: --
Agent Details: Karin Andrews
Company Name: Howard Hanna William E. Wood
Phone Number: 757-229-0550
Cell Number: 804-445-5500
Lisburne, is a rare & remarkable waterfront estate property, encompassing 70.5 acres w/ significant water frontage on Vaughan’s creek – a tributary of the Severn River. The Circa 1810 2 ½ story Georgian Manor House was restored by its current owners in 1964 w/ additions in 1982. Surrounded by mature boxwood, towering magnolia & waterfront gardens in a park-like setting. Interior features include original heart pine floors, exquisite mantels, moldings & ceiling medallions, large country kitchen, raised paneling, elegantly appointed living spaces, high-ceilings & more. Manor house is accessed through a stately gated entrance—which sets the tone for the remainder of the property. Entrance drive is flanked by: stables & formal cutting gardens to the left & a two-story 3-bay garage, tennis courts, pool, pool house, & what remains of the original ice-house (believed to predate the manor house) to the right. Lisburne is one of the great crown jewel estate properties remaining in the Chesapeake Bay Region of Virginia. Ideal Equestrian Property. Featured numerous times on the Historic Garden Week in Virginia Tour and in legendary magazines, such as: Colonial Homes & Southern Accents.

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Front Porch at Lisburne from a Distance
This photo shows the lovely Chippendale Railing and architectural features of this lovely Georgian Manor House, originally known as Pleasant Point, which was built by William Backhouse on the Banks of Vaughan's Creek, circa 1810.

Gazebo, Pier and Dock on Vaughan's Creek
Lisburne is located on a peninsula on high ground which is beautifully sited with views of Vaughan's Creek, a tributary of the Severn River in lower Gloucester County VA. A full service marina is nearby.

Stables at Lisburne
These Stables have 3 large stalls, a tack room, feed room, hay loft and more. There is also a restored 3 bay carriage house with apartment above.

Front Gates at Lisburne
A serpentine hedge of ancient towering magnolia trees line the drive to Lisburne's gated entrance, along with mature borders of azalea, ancient crepe myrtle and mature English boxwood hedges. It is glorious and sets the tone for all that awaits

Garden Shed and Garden Cottage are Part of the Formal Gardens
There is not enough room to share photos that show the glory and character of Lisburne, one of the remaining crown jewel estate properties remaining in the Chesapeake Bay Region of Virginia. Convenient to Washington DC. helicopter access. This is

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