1901 – Morattico, VA

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Added to OHD on 3/25/16   -   Last OHD Update: 4/12/20   -   11 Comments

6883 Morattico Rd, Morattico, VA 22523

  • $169,500
  • 4 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 2368 Sq Ft
  • 1.16 Ac.
Magnificent Views from this Waterfront Home on the Rappahannock River. This home was built in 1901 and has lots of potential in the 2368 sq.' +/-. The home has a new roof, but needs complete renovations! This home is being Sold As-Is, Where-Is. Owner will not pay for any inspections or do any repairs.This is a great home for a Flip, Vacation or Permanent. Come take a look at the potential and make it your own!
Contact Information
Geneva Dawson, G. C. Dawson Real Estate,
(804) 435-3166

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11 Comments on 1901 – Morattico, VA

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  1. KarenZKarenZ says: 1172 comments
    OHD Supporter

    I would love to see this house be completely restored by one of the experts here! I just see such a romantic house in a beautiful setting. Although, growing up in the city of 3 rivers, I always worry about flooding.

  2. BethanyBethany says: 3480 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1983 White elephant
    Escondido, CA

    Flooding seems a potential issue for sure, but what a cool cool house!

  3. JimHJimH says: 5571 comments
    OHD Supporter

    The photos make the house look isolated, but it’s in a cute village on the NRHP. This could be a wonderful getaway or retirement house, with some basic repairs and systems, maybe some paint. The see-thru foundation needs fixin.


    This house a block away is pretty nice too:

  4. Sapphy says: 368 comments

    Oh, this reminds me of the house in Tideland. Or something from an Andrew Wyeth painting. It’s in a lovely and lonely setting. I love it.

  5. Jennifer HT says: 735 comments

    WAY too close to the water for my comfort. I hope someone snags it and brings it back to life.

  6. SueSue says: 1104 comments
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    1802 Cape

    This reminds me of an Andrew Wyeth painting. I LOVE it and I love the spot. What a treasure.

  7. John Shiflet says: 5661 comments

    The same house out on the plains of Kansas might be priced at a fraction of this amount but here some premium is charged for riverfront access. Based on the couple of photos, the interior looks relatively intact and consistent with the listed date. The house has been electrified, probably has indoor plumbing and with two chimneys visible, it may have or had a couple of mantels inside. Plaster walls as far as I can tell and the mentioned newer roof takes that worry away. Concerns about flooding may be valid but because its near and opens onto the Chesapeake Bay any flooding would probably come from Hurricanes. That said, when I searched for information about the location, “Morratico Tornado” was among the entries. One would need to check nearby shoreline properties to ascertain relative property values. Project house, but appears to be less challenging than some. It would make a nice weekend or vacation getaway I would think.

  8. Angela says: 186 comments

    This is located in the Northern Neck of Virginia. It is a place that Washington DC area people like to retire to. Northern Neck is also where George Washington’s family is from.

  9. AB says: 1 comments

    We actually looked at the house and unfortunately it’s in dire condition! Had a tree fall on the roof and had extensive water damage. Floor caved in in many areas. Also has many raccoons living in it with feces everywhere. Very, very sad. No plumbing, no intact electric and no septic. Would love to have seen it in its hay day.

  10. Paul Flammia says: 1 comments

    Its My House Now and I love it. The house is very stable and renovations are slowly coming along. The View is breath taking and the nicest little village ever! Planning on this being a retirement home…but maybe a B and B for a short time, Who knows.

    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 12490 comments

      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      Thanks for the update. Glad to know it won’t be torn down. I’d love to see some “afters” once you get to that point.


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