12710 Old St. Andrew's Place • Chester, Virginia 23836
River's Bend


LEGAL: Rivers Bend Sec 8 000-005
BUILT IN: 1992
HEATING: 2 Heat Pumps/Gas Backup
COOLING: Central AC units
ELECTRICAL: 200-amp Circuit Breaker Panel Box
TAXES: $2,723.65 as per 2011



Exterior Entrance: Attractive frame and cedar shake home with distinctive bay and Palladian windows, shutters, brick steps and front stoop, aggregate walkway and driveway, and attached two-car garage. Professionally landscaped with flowering trees, shrubs and perennials. Raised panel front door with glass transom and side lights, full glass storm door.

Front Entrance Hall: L-shaped. 12’ x 7’10” and 15’8” x 3’6” ~ Double-height 2-story entrance with gracious staircase to Second Floor. Brass-and-glass ceiling fixture. 4’ wide coat closet with double raised panel doors, rack and shelf, ADT security system. Doors to Garage and Half Bath. Hardwood floor. Open to Dining Room.

Dining Room: 14’9” x 13’4” ~ Banquet-sized proportions to accommodate elegant entertaining and families of any size! Stunning bay window with 24-light center and 6-over-6 sidelights. Crown moulding, chair railing. Hardwood floor. 7’10” wide cased opening to Living Room.

Living Room: 14’1” x 12’6” ~ Another wonderful bay window with 24-light center and 6-over-6 sidelights. Double 6-over-6 windows. Crown moulding, picture moulding, chair railing. Ceiling fan. Honeywell thermostat. Hardwood floor.

Kitchen: 18’2” x 14’10” ~ Large, eat-in space with super work surfaces. Stainless appliances: KitchenAid smooth top electric stove, built-in Kenmore microwave, Kenmore Elite dishwasher, Kenmore side-by-side refrigerator-freezer with water and ice dispenser on door. Amazing amount of counter space! 4’ peninsula with drawers and base cabinets and a pull-up bar. Large pantry closet with shelves and spice racks. Wonderful eat-in area with bay window with 24-light center and 6-over-6 sidelights and a 6-arm brushed nickel-and-frosted glass decorative light fixture. Convenient desk area with upper cabinets, pencil drawer. Iron pot rack, wooden wine rack, oak cabinets. Recessed lighting. Crown moulding. Hardwood floor. Open to Family Room.

Family Room: 18’ x 14’9” ~ Brick wood-burning fireplace, mantel with dentilwork and dog-ear surround. Ceiling fan. Double 6-over-6 windows with glass transom. Pair of 15-light French doors with glass transom. Cable. Crown moulding, chair railing. Hardwood floor.

Half Bath: 6’7” x 4’4” ~ Vanity cabinet with cultured marble top and integrated sink, chrome faucet set. Decorative 3-light frosted glass fixture. Dark wood mirror, iron candle holder. Hardwood floor.

Hall: 21’7” x 3’6” ~ Two brass-and-fluted glass ceiling fixtures. Smoke detector. Honeywell thermostat. Crown moulding, chair railing. Wall-to-wall carpeting. Open on one side to Hall below.

Master Bedroom (Front Left): 15’10” x 14’2” ~ Three 6-over-6 windows with Venetian blinds. Ceiling fan. Crown moulding. Wall-to-wall carpeting. Door to private Master Bath.

Private Full Bath: 11’4” x 11’ ~ L-shaped wooden vanity with white marble top, two sinks with brushed nickel faucets, and large mirror. Pair of 2-arm nickel and frosted glass sconces. Fiberglass corner soaking tub beneath a 16-light window overlooking woodsy rear yard. Cultured marble shower stall with soap niche. Separate toilet room with chair height Jacuzzi toilet, 1-over-4 window, and nickel towel bar. Octagonal ceramic tile floor.

Walk-in L-shaped Closet: 10’11” x 7’6” ~ with fitted shoe bins, corner shelves, rods, and built-in drawers.

Second Bedroom (Rear Left): 11’3” x 10’8” ~ Two 6-over-6 window with with Venetian blinds. Pair of raised panel doors to wide closet with racks and shelves. Crown moulding. Wall-to-wall carpeting.

Laundry Room: 5’8” x 5’5” ~ Frigidaire front-loading washer, GE gas dryer. Pair of wall cabinets for out of sight storage. Glass ceiling fixture. Vinyl flooring.

Third Bedroom (Rear Right): 15’ x 11’2” ~ Two 6-over-6 windows with Venetian blinds. Pair of raised panel doors to wide closet with racks and shelves. Crown moulding. Wall-to-wall carpeting.
Hall Full Bath: 9’8” x 6’10” ~ Vanity cabinet with base cabinets, cultured marble top and two integrated sinks with brushed nickel faucets. Tub/shower with cultured marble surround, soap niches, frameless glass sliding doors. Two decorative brushed nickel 4-light tulip-shaped frosted glass fixtures. One 6-over-6 window. Recessed lights. Octagonal ceramic tile floor.

Fourth Bedroom (Front Right): 17’9” x 16’4” ~ One 6-over-6 window, one 6-over-6 window with 5-light half moon window above. Large walk-in 8’ x 4’10” closet with racks and shelves, corner storage shelf unit. Two knee walls with “attic” storage. Wall-to-wall carpeting.


Office/Recreation/Media Room: 31’10” x 13’6” ~ Nearly 500 square feet of flexible space, perfect as an office/study, a media room or teenage rec room. Tray ceiling, recessed lights, two skylights. Harvest Bay thermostat for dedicated heat pump. Two knee walls for huge “attic” storage! Wall-to-wall carpeting.


Yards: Plantings include acuba, astilbe, azaleas, bleeding heart, clematis, hollies, hosta, lilies, pieris Japonica, oaks, peonies. Raised garden beds and brick paver edged beds, brick terrace in rear yard, front and side walkways.

Garage: 22’2” x 21’ ~ Two-car with electric door. Built-in floor-to-ceiling wooden shelving. Two windows. Gas 90 gallon hot water heater (new in 2008). York Stellar gas furnace. 200 amp electrical panel box.

Rear Deck: 27’ x 11’10” ~ Bi-level, overlooking rear yard with garden beds, lush grass, a brick terrace and naturalized wooded area beyond all. Plenty of room for outdoor dining and entertaining.


Enon Elementary
Davis Middle
Thomas Dale High

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION FEES: $520/year for maintenance of scenic joggling trails and membership to clubhouse with tennis courts and pool.


Hardwood floors on 1st floor, wall-to-wall carpeting on 2nd and 3rd
Quality details like crown moulding and chair railing
Huge eat-in Kitchen and Family Room with fireplace
Three floors of interior living space
Two-car Garage and floor-to-ceiling storage
Rear Deck as well as brick terrace
Invisible Fencing for pets: whole rear and sides
Neighborhood amenities: Clubhouse, Tennis Courts, Pool, Jogging Trails


River’s Bend is a family-friendly neighborhood of mixed transitional architecture and lush, professionally landscaped green spaces. Part of a James River-front golf club development, it offers a lovely club house, pool and tennis courts plus miles of walking trails. A short hop from I-95, I-295 and Fort Lee, River’s Bend is just 25 minutes from downtown Richmond. Here you have all the tranquility of country living with city conveniences right at your fingertips.



Dede Deane Irwin   804-301-7808
Associate Broker, ABR, e-PRO, GRI

Lisa Ruffin Harrison   804-337-2578
Realtor, ABR, e-PRO, GRI

Joyner Fine Properties   804-270-9440
319 Maple Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23226


All information contained herein was obtained from sources deemed reliable but no warranty is intended, either expressed or implied. All measurements are approximate.