This is your Waterfront Retreat ~ Escape from DC! Adirondack Style - Rustic Cabin with few if any architectural changes - Situated on perhaps the most scenic lots of Lake Jackson Community. Brimming with architectural character, premium lake frontage & even some historical prestige, this lovingly maintained Custom Built all wood Adirondack Style -Waterfront Cabin is like none other. Noteworthy, the former Mayor of Manassas, the Honorable Harry P. Davis (Mayor 1921-1963) selected of all the lots available this site with the most expansive waterfront views and with minimal intrusion for his family fishing cabin. This vintage Cabin has broad appeal to nature-loving outdoor & water-sport enthusiasts not to mention anyone that simply appreciates the wonder & immense beauty of the changing seasons. The exterior & entry doors of this extraordinary Cabin feature rustic hewn pine siding and original pine board & batten doors. Each door gives you the sense & wonder of opening a treasure chest at each entry. A freshly trimmed & mulched landscape, flowering plants & mature trees and glimmers of the lake welcome you to this special property. Meandering walkways (rustic brick-stone) lead you to the entry door to an impressive 2 Story - Great Room featuring: walls of Locally sourced Pine, Rustic Posts & Exposed Beams, Stone Masonry Fireplace. Adding to the history & character of this cabin are two large-mouth bass, caught on the lake, still mounted. A total of Fifteen 6-Pane Glass windows align the Great Room each with a unique look-out view of the shimmering lake, Mature Trees /Vibrant foliage in the Fall. A staircase off the dining area leads you to the family/guest semi-private living areas including: Spacious Loft / Guest room, Cabin style bedroom, Half bath room with space for tub. The two story loft offers a delightful view of the main level and the Wagon Wheel Chandelier simply adds to the character appeal of this Cabin steeped with history. A simple Cabin style Kitchen features: Pine Cabinetry, Farm-sink counter with overlook window view of the property. Conveniently, the kitchen has 2 separate board & batten door entrances one is most likely used for unloading groceries & beverages for the week/weekend and the other opposing door leads just a few steps to a BBQ/Grilling station. A 3/4 Bathroom with vanity sink, shower & toilet fixture finishes out the main level living areas. Perfect for entertaining close friends & family a 40 foot wide covered - porch spans the length of the Cabin with direct view of the Lake with multiple ~picture windows~ framed by rustic posts & beams. Privately shaded by mature trees the deck also overlooks several flowering dogwood trees & rhododendron shrubs. Currently strewn with 5 rocking chairs and a farm-size table (comfort seating for 10) ~ This is the kind of space made for feasting on crabs & bbq or just enjoying the colorful reflection of sunsets on the water. A second brick walkway leads you to the Wrap-around rear entry to deck and also to the original 44 Step Concrete staircase leading to the lake shoreline (270ft). Withstanding decades of use & weather you'll appreciate the design with several landings & railings on both sides. A combination of large natural stones and 2 boardwalks serve as your walking path to the floating dock (recently stained) ready for your boat, pontoon or jet-ski. Walking distance to the dock is a large upright wood shed (recently renovated & painted) and serves as a convenient storage for fishing poles, inter-tubes, paddles & water-sport supplies. Lake Jackson is a private Scenic Lake Community with 12 Miles of Scenic Fresh Water Recreation with unrestricted access enjoy: Boating / Pontoon, Jet-Skiing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddle boat, Bass-boat Fishing, and Abundant Wildlife. If you've been searching for a Scenic Waterfront Property that you won't get tired of enjoying ~ This is it! Rustic Charm, Stunning views and just 45 min. from DC!
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Realty/Lee Beaver & Assoc..