Welcome to 104 Blaisdell in historic Falmouth VA. 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, and offering the the privacy and serenity of a wooded homesite on the River. This unique Rappahannock River property has watched history unfold over the last 200 years on the foothills of this historic river. With over 5000' of living space, 104 Blaisdell was built in 1990 and is one of the most exquisite estate properties 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. With some of the remnants still in place, this area of the Rappahannock is known as the John W. Warner Rapids. Senator Warner successfully secured $10, 000, 000 for the removal of the Embrey Dam at no cost to the local governments. Forever a place in history, Blaisdell has the benefit of amazing views of the Rappahannock River from atop this unique estate home site. Just a mile from I-95 and 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, and all brick exterior insures minimal maintenance well into the future. 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. Come home to this beautiful Rappahannock River Estate.
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