For sale: 7 beautiful waterfront homes in Virginia

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Beautiful Virginia properties.

Heathsville. This two-bedroom house on the state's border overlooks the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay. The home has a screened porch, a third-floor cupola, and a great room with a marble fireplace and wall-to-wall sliding glass doors.

The property includes a pier, a shaded patio, and a one-bedroom guesthouse. $899,000. Neena Rodgers, Isabell K. Horsley, (804) 436-2326.

Tappahannock. The three-bedroom Mahockney lies above a 7-acre stocked pond. The manor house includes heart-pine flooring, original moldings, and a wine cellar.

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The 48-acre property has old-growth trees, an herb garden, walkways, and a fountain. Many notable families have lived here, and George Washington visited numerous times. $850,000. Karin Andrews, Howard Hanna, (804) 445-5500.

Weens. Sitting on a bluff above Carter's Creek, this five-bedroom house offers 180-degree views of the Rappahannock River. The interior features two fireplaces, a chef's kitchen with a Wolf range, and a media room.

Exterior amenities include a gazebo and stairs to a private pier. $1,950,000. Carrie Dorsey, Engle & Völkers, (804) 767-7850.

Middletown. Built in 2004, this two-bedroom modern home boasts views of the north fork of the Shenandoah River and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The house has concrete and steel details, two fireplaces, floor-to-ceiling windows, and multiple patios.

The 23.4-acre property features a private beach, a hot tub, an outside shower, and a one-bedroom guesthouse. $2,400,000. Ron Mangas Jr., TTR Sotheby's International Realty, (703) 298-2564.

Leesburg. This six-bedroom estate is set on 49 acres with views of the Potomac River. Built in 1920, the house includes an oversize dining room, hardwood floors, multiple decks, and a living room with an ornamental fireplace mantel.

The property features a three-bedroom gardeners' cottage, a barn, and expansive lawns. $2,849,000. Kim Kroner, Long & Foster/Christie's International Real Estate, (703) 946-2526.

Franktown. Ware Point is a four-bedroom contemporary home that was built in 2000. The house has a three-story foyer with clerestory windows, a second-floor interior wraparound balcony, and a master bedroom with a sitting area and a fireplace.

The 3.25-acre property lies on the edge of Warehouse Creek, which feeds into Chesapeake Bay. $899,000. Jane Bulette, Weichert Realtors, (757) 710-0319.

Tangier. This four-bedroom Colonial-style house overlooks Tangier Sound. The interior features a two-story foyer, a kitchen with cherry cabinets, and a great room with cathedral ceilings and water views. The property includes water frontage on Canton Creek, a tool house with a garage, and a large, fenced yard. $350,000. Daniel A. Eskridge, Bay River Realty, (804) 450-6039.

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