This classic white frame house on the banks of the East River was built in 1874 and has undergone an impressive rehabilitation that began in 2012.
Riverlawn’s interior is a four-over-four central hall plan repeated on three floors, with a staircase that provides formal access to all levels.
The home contains architectural surprises, such as a breakfast nook tucked into an old passageway near the kitchen, heart-of-pine floors, large center halls, and eight fireplaces. The powder room is wallpapered with nautical charts of the Chesapeake Bay.
A side porch takes in sweeping views of the river and boasts two large bed swings for cool summer sleeping. The extensive art collection focuses on water-related and rural themes.
Riverlawn is graced with numerous old-growth hardwood trees, including a massive willow oak which measures 23 feet in circumference.
Riverlawn’s 20 scenic acres also includes The Cottage, also open this year.
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