Gloucester County, Virginia

5841 White Hall Road

On the Ware River


Wareham Estate - Just minutes away from quaint Gloucester, Wareham Estate, is an impeccably designed residence with roots in 18th century American architecture. Designed by Floyd E. Johnson, the renowned restoration architect at Monticello, no stone was left unturned in his effort to replicate this style at Wareham, a breathtaking 60-acre waterfront estate two years in the making. No expense was spared, utilizing notable landscape architects and interior designers from Charlottesville and the UK. Idyllic waterfront tranquility awaits, capturing all the Chesapeake Bay has to offer — unencumbered waterfront views of the Ware River and Mobjack Bay and a pier and boat lift with slip for docking even the largest sail boat or motor yacht. It's the ideal waterfront residence rich with Virginia charm and grace.


60 Acres

8'+/- MLW

6326 Sq. Ft.

Elevated Lot - No Flood Zone

1600' Waterfrontage

Pier with Boat Lift

5 Bedrooms

4 Full Bathrooms

1 Half Bathroom

High Ceilings

Mahogany Mill Work

Hardwood Floors

Handcrafted Brick Flooring

Chef's Kitchen

Multiple Fireplaces

Copper Roof

Walled Orchard/Garden

Large Barn

Caretaker's Cottage

Storage Barn & Silo

Farm/Pasture Land

Cedar Lined Drive



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wareham estate

"Wareham" - 60 acre estate on the Ware River


jeffersonian architecture

Inspired architectural design by Floyd Johnson with neo-colonial, palladian, and Jeffersonian influence.


columned pavillion

Waterside columned pavillion just off the center hall in true Jeffersonian style.


ware river and mobjack bay view

Wide unencumbered and natural views of the Ware River and beyond to the Mobjack Bay. 8'MLW at pier.


curved bay window seating area

Curved bay window and seating in library. A personal touch from architect Floyd Johnson.


estate home library

Formal living room and library


fireplace in library

Spacious and comfortable with fireplace, oak flooring and incredible detail.


handcrafted interior brick floor

Sunroom just off of library with doors opening to landing area and steps to waterside lawn


estate home center hall entry

Center Hall - Just off of oval foyer area looking towards formal dining, breakfast room, and Master Suite wing.


center hall balcony

Center Hall - Reverse angle showing second floor landing


view from columned pavillion

Center Hall - View looking out over columned pavillion towards the waterfront.


oval shaped foyer in estate home

Oval Foyer - Very unique oval shaped foyer area providing clever access to a half bath, curved stairwell, kitchen, and coat closet.


mahogany mill work detail

Oval Foyer - Detail showing curvature of mill work, fireplace, and limestone flooring with slate inserts.


coffered ceiling and columns in formal dining area

Formal dining room with columns, coffered ceiling, and Zuber Wallpaper.


Irish fireplace

Formal dining room detail


zuber wallpaper in study

Living Room / Receiving Room - Just off center hall with imported marble fireplace ca.1800 from Ireland, gorgeous oak hardwood flooring.


breakfast area in palladium style estate

Waterside breakfast room looking down main hallway


curved bay window in master suite

Master Suite - Curved bay window with grand view of waterfront. Marble surround fireplace.


half tester bed valance

Master Suite - Showing fine drapery and 'half tester' bed valance. Doors open to outside hot tub and deck area.


mahogany cabinets in dressing area

Master Suite - Fine mahogany built-ins face each other in dressing area.


marble tub with palladian style arch

Master Suite - En suite bath with marble top tub, palladian style arches. Doors open to outside deck and hot tub.


Estate home kitchen

Kitchen - White Walnut cabinetry with butter nut tone. Apron sink, island bar seating, and all the top name appliances you would expect.


brick floor in kitchen

Kitchen - Reverse angle showing additional Sub-Zero fridge and brick flooring.


marble fireplace in bedroom

A second Master Bedroom on first floor with full bath and marble fireplace.


arched shower stall

Full bath in first floor guest master bedroom. Marble countertop and exceptional style.


curved stairwell

Stairwell access from Oval Foyer area


center hall from upstairs landing

View of Center Hall from upstairs landing


skylight reading nook

Second floor guest bedroom with skylight reading nook


widows walk hatch door interior

Second floor family room with special hatch door access to widows walk.


hatch door to widows walk

Virtually indestructable hardwood used for hatch door and deck on widow's walk. Fantastic 360 views of waterfront and acreage.


Living room with American Chestnut walls

Mature Oak trees along waters edge.


Ware River shoreline

Facing ENE - All natural shoreline and wide view of Ware River looking out to Mobjack Bay.


Living room with American Chestnut walls

Facing ESE - Amazing sunrises all year long


winter waterfront view

Facing Due East - December view across Ware River


Living room with American Chestnut walls

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gaston and wyatt millwork

Mill work detail in living room library


main hall

Looking down main hallway from ibrary fireplace



central hallway

Arched accents throughout interior


demilune window

Center Hall - Palladian style demi lune detail


crown moulding mill work

Center Hall - Mahogany dentil crown moulding mill work detail


guest bathroom in foyer

Oval Foyer - Half bath detail


stairwell access in foyer

Oval Foyer - Stairwell access


hallway vignette

Main hallway vignette just off formal dining area


marble fireplace mantle

Irish fireplace detail in formal dining room


Irish fireplace detail detail

Irish fireplace detail in Card Room


waterfront breakfast area

Breakfast room just off master suite. Handcrafted brick flooring. Doors open to waterside landing and steps.


marble fireplace in master suite

Fixture detail


en suite bath with green marble counter top

Master Suite - Bath area with continuing arched detail.


green marble detail

Master Suite - Marble detail around sinks and in shower stall


ensuite bath reverse angle

Master Suite - Arched entry ways and fine wood detail


copper sink in kitchen island

Kitchen - Island detail showing copper sink and cabinetry


estate home office

Office with built-in cabinetry located in main hall just off of the library.


mahogany mill work in hallway

Main hallway vignette looking towards library. More mahogany mill work with special lighting in cabinetry.


floral sink detail

Sink detail in one of two upstairs full baths.


cedar tree lined driveway

Cedar tree lined natural stone driveway


barn with winding driveway

Winding exit driveway and barn


front lawn at country estate

Front lawn with barn in distance


estate acreage

Wide and long panoramic views of landscape


caretaker's cottage and barn

Caretaker's Cottage and storage barn with silo


caretaker's cottage facade

Cottage facade


walled orchard garden

Walled garden / orchard


waterfront Estate Home

A look back at Wareham Estate from pier


workshop and garage


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