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Nancy Mizelle

78 Canterbury Drive, Stafford, VA 22554

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Property Description

Ahoy and welcome home to the exclusive Waterfront Canterbury Estates! Tucked away on the shores of the Potomac River this custom built home is still moments from the rest of the world. Isn't that what we desire to achieve? A little slice of heaven on earth providing tranquility daily while simultaneously not sacrificing the ability to access everything needed for daily life? This is your opportunity to make it your own. This home and the 3 acres it is situated on has been so meticulously cared for and thoughtfully developed over the years. Namely, the handmade stairs that climb to the top of what is lovingly called "Pirates Peak" that provides over 20 miles of panoramic water views, a screened-in gazebo to decompress from the day by watching the hummingbirds & butterflies dance around, and the firepit area that feels like your very own campsite! Instead of walking up to the front doors you an take a short detour to the left and find a secluded landscaped patio area that is great to just relax or have meals. On quiet summer evenings you can hear the waves against the shore! A two story chandeliered foyer flooded with natural light awaits you at the entrance. Primary Bedroom: 15x20 with a cathedral ceiling, walk-in closet, and sliding glass doors to the upper veranda overlooking the fantastic water views. What a great place to start your day. Large tiled en-suite 11x14 with double vanities, a soaking tub & separate shower. Second bedroom: 13x14 on the second level with sliding glass door access to the upper veranda with a 9x15 walk-in closet which could double as an extra bedroom. Third bedroom is 13x17 facing the rear of the property where you are sure to catch sights of wildlife. Laundry room: 13x7 with a full size washer & dryer, large sink, area for folding clothes, as well as a wardrobe to store items. Kitchen: 19x26 with maple wood cabinets, a butlers pantry, 4-burner gas cooktop, oversized island & Travertine tiled backsplash. Family room: 18x22 with a cathedral ceiling, built-in's, pre-wired 5.1 home theater surround sound, bay window & a gas fireplace. Sun room : 17x20 allows a fantastic view through the 4x6' custom window. Also visible is the gazebo, fig trees, & secluded wooded area to the side. This room has the ability to be converted to a main level primary bedroom utilizing the full bath & 15x7 office space (located off the foyer) which connects as a potential walk-in closet. Formal dining room: 14x16 easily accommodates a 10' dining room table. It has crown molding, chair railing, and a shelf ceiling with white entrance colonnades separating it from the 14x14 billiard room. The finished basement: 16x58 open space with pre-wired wall sconces, and 7.1 surround sound. 13x14 flex room, a 12x14 utility room with a rough-in for a fourth bathroom. There is a 16x18' tiled room serving as the entrance of the walkout basement. Hard to miss the dramatic cascading steel reinforced concrete retaining walls that contain space to install solar panels, hanging gardens, or plant wildflowers... whatever you wish! So many paw-paw trees and two fruitful fig trees providing absolutely delicious figs. In addition, many berry bushes. Inside the garage it has been wired with 2- 200 amp circuit breakers and each one has an external 240 V connector to hookup a generator. Transferable Sears Master Protection Warranty conveys. The community has a 1 acre common area to park commercial vehicles, trailers, RV's & boats, has a 15x40' concrete boat ramp & 250' private dock with an assigned licensed 15x30' boat slip. You can also walk to Aquia Landing Beach for sandy beach access & pavilions or to Crow's Nest Nature Preserve where you can explore more nature trails, launch a canoe, and go fishing! Working from home? Great. There is high speed internet & outstanding cell reception! Nearby shopping ,Stafford Hospital, I-95, and the VRE are all just minutes away. Tour this beautiful estate today.

78 Canterbury Drive | MLS# VAST2013592

This single family home located at 78 Canterbury Drive, Stafford, VA 22554 is currently listed for sale with an asking price of $1,095,000. This property was built in 2002 and has 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths with 5584 sq. ft. Canterbury Drive is located in the CANTERBURY ESTATES subdivision within the STAFFORD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS school district. Search CANTERBURY ESTATES real estate on today.

Property Features

Property Type: Residential - Single Family
Basement: Connecting Stairway, Daylight, Full, Fully Finished, Heated, Improved, Interior Access, Outside Entrance, Poured Concrete, Rough Bath Plumb, Side Entrance, Space For Rooms, Walkout Level, Windows
Basement: Yes
Cooling: Ceiling Fan(s), Central A/C
Fireplaces: 1
Fuel Type: Electric, Propane - Leased
Garage: 4
Heating: Heat Pump(s), Central, Zoned
Home Style: Colonial, Georgian
Lot Size: 3.01 Acres
Roof Type: Asphalt
Stories: 3.0
Taxes: $6,756
Year Built: 2002

Feature Descriptions

Accessibility: 2+ Access Exits,32"+ wide Doors,36"+ wide Halls, Accessible Switches/Outlets, Doors - Lever Handle(s), Level Entry - Main, Low Closet Rods
Additional Structures: Above Grade, Below Grade
Appliances: Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Cooktop, Cooktop - Down Draft, Dishwasher, Dryer - Electric, Dryer - Front Loading, Energy Efficient Appliances, ENERGY STAR Clothes Washer, ENERGY STAR Dishwasher, ENERGY STAR Freezer, ENERGY STAR Refrigerator, Exhaust Fan, Icemaker, Intercom, Microwave, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Wall, Oven/Range - Gas, Stove, Surface Unit, Water Conditioner - Owned, Water Dispenser, Water Heater, Washer
Community Amenities: Beach, Boat Dock/Slip, Boat Ramp, Extra Storage, Pier/Dock, Common Grounds, Other, Mooring Area
Days on Site: 81
Electric: 200+ Amp Service, 120/240V, Circuit Breakers, Underground
Exterior: Boat Storage, Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Flood Lights, Outbuilding(s), Play Area, Satellite Dish, Secure Storage, Sidewalks, Stone Retaining Walls, Other
Exterior: Block, Frame, Concrete, Brick Veneer, Blown-In Insulat
Fireplace: Marble, Mantel(s), Gas/Propane, Fireplace - Glass Doors
Flooring: Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Hardwood
HOA Fee: $65.00/Monthly
Interior: Air Filter System, Attic, Attic/House Fan, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Ceiling Fan(s), Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Entry Level Bedroom, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Open, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Intercom, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Table Space, Primary Bath(s), Primary Bedroom - Bay Front, Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Stall Shower, Tub Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Water Treat System, Window Treatments, Wood Floors
Lake Name: Potomac River
Location: River
Lot: Cleared, Backs to Trees, Landscaping
Lot Dimensions: 3.01 Acre(S)
Parking Features: Private, Asphalt Driveway, Paved Driveway
Parking Notes: 4 Total Parking Spaces
Pet Restrictions: Cats OK, Dogs OK
Rooms: Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2,Bedroom 3,Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1,Primary Bathroom
Sewer: Approved System, Gravity Sept Fld, Holding Tank, Sept
Special View Info: Panoramic, Trees/Woods, Water, River
SQFT Above Finished: 3684
SQFT Below Finished: 1900
SQFT Total Finished: 5584
Structure Type: Detached
Utilities: Cable TV, Electric Available, Phone, Phone Connected, Sewer Available, Under Ground, Water Available, Phone Available
Water: Well, Private, Well Permit on File
Water Access: Boat - Powered, Canoe/Kayak, Fishing Allowed, Personal Watercraft (PWC), Sail, Swimming Allowed, Waterski/Wakeboard
Windows: Double Pane

Room Sizes

Primary Bedroom: 15 x 20 Level - Upper 1
Bedroom 1: 13 x 14 Level - Upper 1
Bedroom 2: 13 x 17 Level - Upper 1
Bedroom 3: 9 x 15 Level - Upper 1
Primary Bathroom: 11 x 14 Level - Upper 1
Kitchen: 19 x 26 Level - Lower 1
Dining Room: 14 x 16 Level - Lower 1
Living Room: 18 x 22 Level - Lower 1
Family Room: 17 x 20 Level - Lower 1

Local Schools

Middle School: STAFFORD
Elementary School: STAFFORD

Listed By / Shown By

Listed By

Agency Name: Reform Realty, LLC.
Agency Phone: 5404799345

Shown By

Agent Name: Nancy Mizelle
Agent Phone:
Agency Title: Nancy Mizelle, Realtor

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$ 5,478.44 per month $4,596.07 Principal & Interest $563.00 Property Tax $319.38 Homeowner's Insurance

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