Set well apart from the state road know as Sparrow Point road with mature gardens that a 100 years produced. Sparrow Point is a peninsula at the mouth of Hungars creek and the Chesapeake Bay, like a welcoming beacon. |
The orginial front entrance of Pear Cottage, noted is Whitelaws, the historical records of important homes on the Eastern Shore of Virigina. Cedar siding is orginial and all freshly painted.
The expanse of lawn reaches the high banks overlooking Hungars Creek. I would estimate the banks to be 12-15' above the average high water mark.
The dock decking needs to be installed. The pilings appear to be in good shape. There is 4-4 1/2' at MLW.
Double attached garage with entrance to the spacious utility room all in keeping with the architecture, love all the dormers.
The orignial foyer with its raised panel waincoating and heart of pine flooring.
The parlor is 15 x 18 with crown moldings, raised panel details and lovely heart of pine flooring.
The sitting room is quite spacious, 16 x 21' with the crown moldings and fireplace. The door on the left leads to a winter porch.
The dining room with its beamed ceiling, heart of pine floors and fireplace is in keeping and quite charming.
The kitchen has center isle, gas cook top wall oven, microwave, dishwasher, sub-zero refrigerator and so many cabinets..
There is orginial hardware througout the home.
Raised panels and detailed molding, a sign of the time, rarely implemented today.
Scaled with windows overlooking the gardens and creek is this all season porch. Slate flooring with access from sitting room and dining room, perfect floor plan for entertaining.
While appears to be inkeeping with the orginial structure, I do believe this entrance was built in the mid 19th century.
Library is adjacent to the sitting room.
This is a massive utility room with full bath, estimate to be 12 x 18.
Heart of pine floors, fireplace and 5 closet, yes five, one being cedar lined. There is a attached sunroom and master bath. This masterbedroom has its own staircase that leads to the kitchen. 18 x 25.
This is the sunroom attached to the master bedroom, 8 x 15. with its lovely views of gardens and sea.
Elegant master bath.
the cedar walk-in closet.
One of the 2nd floor bedrooms, appears to be of the orginial construction. 14 x 16.
This room also has its own staircase.
Example of one of the 4 full baths.
Another bedroom on the second floor, also appears to be of the orginial construction.
The additions of ladder years is in keeping with the historical attributes.
View of the back elevation.
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