Waterfront Mansion, "Rockhaven," the gracious historic stone mansion that inspired writer William Styron, is ideal for a family in the area on TAD, or while house hunting for your permanent home due to an executive transfer. Centrally located front and center on the James River, near several universities, high tech centers, military bases and the shipyard. Grand Tudor living room and dining room with intimate stone "snug" for cocktails. Fabulous 4-5 bedroom and 3.5 bath (bonus media room or office can double as a bedroom) luxury. King bed Master suite with room-sized walk-in closet with built-ins, jetted tub, separate shower.. 3 balconies. Second bath has separate shower and soaking tub. Best waterfront view in Hampton Roads in the front and gorgeous gardens with a waterfall in back. Carriage house. Unmatched tile and granite wraparound veranda. Fully furnished including dishes and linens, Viking kitchen, 3 queen beds (and 4 additional single beds as needed). Very large recreation room on the third floor with ping pong and pool tables. 2 Washers and 2 Dryers! Flat Screen Tv's with Fios, Blue-ray and Apple TV on each floor and High Speed Internet on each floor. You'll never forget the time you and your family spend at Rockhaven. Flexible lease: $1900 for a weekend plus extra for extra guests, $3400 for a single week, $7900 for a single mo. OR let us know your perfect time table and we will see what we can do for you. Rent includes heat, electricity, water, waste water, trash removal, high speed internet, cable TV, national phone service, and landscaping. Original restored chestnut Tudor paneling, arches, and beams in the salon, grand hall, and dining room that will make you feel like you are staying in an English castle. Baby Grand piano in the salon for channeling your inner Cole Porter. Additional fabulous amenities: 3 gas fireplaces, Breakfast room off kitchen w/induction range and dish drawers, Master suite with whole room walk-in closet with built-ins, Gorgeous gardens, koi pond with waterfall, Wrap-around verandas with incomparable views, and 3 balconies; 3/4 acre fenced grounds. Bring your boat! Public boat ramp just 1/2 mile away. Security system available
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