Smith Point Lighthouse! Circa 1897 in Virginia. $450,000

Rare opportunity to own a piece of Chesapeake Bay History! Built in 1897, Smith Point Lighthouse is just 2.5 miles off the shore of Reedville, VA at the mouth of the Potomac River and near the entrance to the Little Wicomico. Incredible 360 degree views of the Bay and the absolute best place to watch all manner of watercraft floating by. Set up for current owner’s family vacations – the lighthouse was updated and restored from 2006-2009 to include a full kitchen with cherry cabinets, breakfast counter, range, refrigerator, microwave, and portable dishwasher. The main level also includes a cozy living & dining area and a full bath with shower stall, Lex San toilet and sink.

Living spaces feature beadboard & brick walls, waterproof vinyl plank floors & original trim, stairs & doors. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms with the 4th bedroom located one more story up in the watch room. The lighthouse includes a generator to operate all electrical fixtures throughout. A water heater, 250 gallon capacity plumbing system with a Lex San electrolysis/wastewater treatment system & a 550 gallon water tank are located in the basement.

Marvin hurricane rated windows, insulation & a new roof were installed during the restoration. All furniture, 2 window AC units & 2 heaters convey as well as crab pots, tools, tackle, & household items. Sale is “as is where is”. U.S. Coastguard maintains the lamp as an active aid to navigation and home is on the National Historic Registry. Some repairs are needed to rails, appliances, windows and watch room floors. Cash Sale Required, Serious Inquiries Only.

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