AMAZING RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER ESTATE! Nicely located so close to Downtown Fredericksburg, Mary Washington Hospital and Mary Washington College, this home has a lot to offer. Just a mile from 95 and the new HOV lanes, offering the the privacy and serenity of a wooded home-site on the river. A truly one of kind custom home, so close to everything but the privacy of your own estate. The area's most unique residence on the banks of the Rappahannock. At the base of the river, just below the Blaisdell Estate, are the remains of The Embrey Dam, constructed in the 1800's until meeting its demise in 2004. Some of the remnants of this dam are still in place. So close to downtown Fredericksburg, this all brick custom home is nestled on 3 wooded acres and located on a completely paved and private entry. The two-story foyer overlooking the river welcomes you into a home designed for easy living. The first floor is centered around a huge all brick rear patio, allowing you to take advantage of the breathtaking views. The original owner and builder designed the home with all the best in mind. Anderson Windows with atrium window tops, Anderson sliding doors, an all brick exterior and 2 x 6 exterior walls, all to reduce maintenance and fuel bills. Additional exterior appointments like brick coins, custom dental molding and deep soffits help keep the colonial feel of this stately home. The solid wood door trim with rosettes, colonial doors, and built-in cabinets maintain a continued example of quality construction throughout the interior. There is an abundance of natural light from the over-sized windows, enhanced by the numerous skylights and recessed lighting. Imported Italian tile and large plank hardwood floors elegantly cover the first floor while minimizing wear, tear and upkeep. Custom Cherry cabinets and Corian Counters accent this well-designed kitchen, offering a center cooking island with a downdraft cook top and two completely separate sinks. The extended kitchen bar top is perfect for gatherings or an additional eating and serving area. There are separate living areas that can be divided for privacy or work well for entertaining a large group. All 5 bedrooms are accompanied by direct access to bathrooms but designed with privacy in mind. The first-floor master's suite boasts amazing water views and encompasses a quiet side wing of the home with access to the patio. The master also offers ample walk in closet space, an over-sized soaker tub and a separate walk-in shower. In addition to the well-designed living areas, Blaisdell has over 2400' of basement with two large attached garage spaces. This huge space is currently used for a shop, craft room, and exercise area, with room to spare. Looking for that extra space for garage toys or work space? A separate cottage house offers two additional garage spaces with full electric service to support a wood-shop or mechanical equipment. An amazing home at an amazing price!
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