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Captivating Views | 5 Homes For Sophisticated Coastal Living


Captivating Views | 5 Homes For Sophisticated Coastal Living

Emily Carter
Oct 18 2 minutes read

For secluded relaxation amid fresh clean air and uninterrupted views, this Chesapeake Bay region can’t be beat. These five homes—from a casually elegant getaway on Carters Creek to a charming Cotswold-style cottage at the mouth of the Corrotoman River—these retreats on the coast are nearly as alluring as their surroundings.

Elegant Simplicity with Chesapeake Bay View

Chesapeake Bay Views

At the end of a wooded country road, this home on the water places the pleasures of the Chesapeake Bay life at your doorstep.

Elegant Farmhouse Style

With architectural inessentials stripped away, Willow Oaks reveals an awareness of the powerful character of the setting.


Private Coastal Setting

Willow Oaks is a classic Tidewater home that has been transformed into a stunning coastal retreat.

English Cottage Style on the River

Corrotoman River Views

Surrounded by simple garden areas with a wide river vista and serene creek views, this home has the ultimate Chesapeake Bay setting.

Cotswold Cottage Style

With wood cabinetry, stainless-steel counters & appliances, and side-by-side windows, the country kitchen looks out to the creek. 


Scenic Protected Harbor

On the creek, there is a dock with a boat lift and Adirondack chairs, from which you can enjoy the sunrise on the creek or sunset on the river.

Heron Landing on the Pamunkey River

Pamunkey River Views

Over 30 acres of lawn, woods, and wetlands provide a stunning backdrop to this stately home on the Pamunkey River.

Classic, Yet Casual

 The classic design features oak floors, 10-foot ceilings, detailed moldings, wainscoting and two walls of windows, providing natural light.


Stately Coastal Home

This tranquil setting is dramatically enhanced by the splendid vista that changes with every nuance of the light reflected from the water.

Stunning Shingle-Style on Carters Creek

Carters Creek River Views

A handsomely, landscaped peninsula, the property includes a private pier; swimming pool; playground and perimeter boardwalk.

Comfortable Casual Style

 In the village of Irvington on Carters Creek, this home thoughtfully blends two living areas that are distinctive enough to be two residences.


Classic Yet Contemporary

 Reminiscent of early seaside resorts, this coastal design provides the allure of times past, while combining innovative details.

Simple Luxe Living On the Water's Edge

Bridge Creek Views

This exceptional, private property is a perfect setting for a casual coastal lifestyle and endless carefree days on the beautiful Chesapeake Bay.

Modern Coastal Style

 The house forges a strong relationship with the water and outdoor living in a multitude of ways: screened porch, open deck, and pool terrace.


Ideal Waterfront Getaway

Ensconced in an intimate and private spot, this coastal retreat provides a solitary refuge, as well as a shared vacation home.


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