Chesapeake Bay Waterfront Estate
Mathews County, Virginia

On the Chesapeake Bay & Piankatank River

SOLD - February 2012
Oakleigh is simply a true Virginia waterfront treasure. This magnificent estate is graced with a crepe myrtle flanked driveway, willow oak esplanade & sweeping lawns towards the water.

Breathtaking water views to the Chesapeake Bay reveal a magical world. Estate basics: charming & quality built 5000 sq.ft. manor house w/ all the subtle bells & whistles, wonderful loggia gracing heated salt water pool, charming 2 bedroom waterfront guest cottage, deep water dock, 2 sandy beaches, deep water dock, gardens, out buildings, regulation tennis courts & more.

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44 Acres

900'+ of Waterfront

8' MLW

Two Sand Beaches

Private Dock / Pier

5000 Sq.Ft. Main Residence

4.5 Bathrooms

4 Bedrooms

Guest Cottage

Chef's Kitchen

Salt Water Pool

Loggia with Full Kitchen

Tennis Court

Willow Oak Esplanade

Fruit Trees


SOLD - February 2012
Offered at:

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Estate painting

Colonial style overlooking the Chesapeake Bay.

Aerial view of estate grounds

Great aerial showing the main house, the pool and Loggia, the tennis court, the Dove Cottage, the Willow Oak esplanade, the vegetable garden, and the long (910') shore line.

Gated entrance to estate

Gorgeous crepe myrtle entrance to Oakleigh's gate

Waterfront estate, beach, rip-rap

Oakleigh has a commanding view over the water, note the elevation, the rip rap and a small piece of one of two sand beaches.

Wood panelled walls and heart pine floors

Rich wood paneled walls, custom woodwork, heart pine floors grace this lovely living room, with glorious views.

Arched window

Another room with wonderful views...looks as if created with an artist's brush.


This exceptional octagonal conservatory with wet bar and 28' ceilings has stunning waterfront views on 3 sides.

Master suite

First floor master bedroom not only has magnificent views, but features 15' vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, private bath room and endless walk-in closets.

Fireplace sitting area

The master suite also features a private sitting area with wood burning fire place and great view of the bay.

Colonial style architecture

Unique colonial styling by architects, Charles Shiflett and J.K. Timmons.

Loggia and pool

The loggia at Oakleigh with pool, full kitchen, men's and women's baths and tennis court.

Loggia detail

Detail of loggia showing dining area and full kitchen.

Chesapeake Bay view

Wonderful view of the Chesapeake Bay across large irrigation pond. The pond features a fountain and is stocked with bass.

Sand beach and view

One of two sandy beaches with wide view of the Piankatank river and Chesapeake Bay.

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Estate cottage and garden

Dove Cottage / Carriage House, which functions as a delightful waterfront guest house.

Rivah room at cottage

The "Rivah" room inside the two bedroom cottage.

Beach and rip-rap

Beach with rip-rap and sparkling clear water.

Boat lifts on dock

There are three boat lifts and a fish cleaning station on the newly constructed pier. 8'MLW at pier end.

Kitchen with Miele appliances

Spacious chef's kitchen.

Custom cabinets

Custom cabinets in Pantry with Sub-Zero fridge/freezer.

Acreage with fencing

Beautiful wooded areas and nearly a half mile of white cross board fencing. Perfect for equestrian facility or pasture.

Oak lined esplanadenatural setting

The willow oak esplanade as you approach Oakleigh.

Private driveway

Long asphalt drive surrounded by woods. Peaceful and private.

Tree lined walkways

Lovely walkways through the many specimen trees, crepe myrtles and oaks.

Aerial of estate

Plenty of space to keep horses and still enjoy agricultural pursuits.

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