Just Looking: 96 Speck Ave., Deltaville, Va. "The Stingray House"

Address: 96 Speck Ave., Deltaville, Va., "The Stingray House"

Price: $1,450,000


Listing agent: Jeanne Hockaday, Virginia Country Real Estate Inc.; office 804-642-6126 ext. 140

Basics: Stingray home was built by a builder for his personal residence and is located just across the street from Stingray Harbor Marina and the Rappahannock River. The entrance was designed with brick columns and walls, oversized brick steps, custom steel railings and two-story tapered columns. Leaded glass entrance door and a chandelier complete the up-styled entrance. Intercom are at all entrance doors with an added electric door lock at the first floor entrance.


The home offers an open floor plan, high ceilings, crown molding and cherry wood floors. It has 31/2 baths, four bedrooms and approximately 7,268 square feet of living space.

Many areas of the home offer views of the water and the wooded backyard. Custom shelving in the living room provides plenty of space for knickknacks or books. The gas log fireplace adds warmth for those chilly days.

The kitchen is a chef's dream with a five-burner gas range, wine cooler, trash compactor, dishwasher and built-in refrigerator. Spacious cherry wood cabinets contain many features such as sliding trays, glass doors and wine glass holders. In the event of a power outage, a generator will supply electricity. All three stories are serviced by an elevator. The master bedroom has pool and wooded views. Its sizable bathroom has a granite topped vanity, whirlpool tub, shower and separate toilet with linen closet. Hot water circulator keeps hot water available at all times.

The upper level is a large open area with many nooks, great room/family suite which can be accessed by spiral steps, elevator, or exterior deck and steps.


The backyard offers an in-ground pool, pool cabana and guest house surrounded by woods for privacy. There is also a large recreation room with a gas log fireplace; a theater-room with 12-foot picture overhead projector and elevated theater seating for eight.

To submit a house for Just Looking, call Lore McDonald at 757-247-4780.

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