About This 1652 Toddsbury Estate For Sale In Gloucester Virginia
Historic TODDSBURY, the “Jewel of Tidewater”, is located on the North River with nearly one mile of water frontage on 56.4 acres. The manor home “Toddsbury”, circa 1652, is one of the earliest homes in the United States and is set on a private peninsula with a tree lined driveway. The magnificent and meticulously planned grounds include a brick walled one acre garden, circa 1690, with most recently design by Charles Freeman Gillette, known for creating the Virginia Garden.
The immaculately preserved and gorgeously updated home, with 4,525 sf, features exquisite original fine paneling, formal living and dining rooms, sunroom, a chef kitchen, four bedrooms, elevator to second floor, and two full and two half baths. The property has a guest home with office (750 sf), bedroom and full bath, and a cottage known as “Toddsbury Cottage”, with 2,040sf, three bedrooms, two baths and a garage with office.
There is a carriage home with four bays for parking, gardener’s room, half bath, apartment with full bath and many storage rooms. The barn includes four stables, tack room and two paddocks. There are two docks and a boat house with electricity and water. This is an amazing home and property.