Mathews County, Virginia

68 Church Street

Mathews Court House


SOLD - Late 2012
Bistro Restaurant & Inn -

The perfect opportunity for an enterprising Chef to live and work in a fully restored historic building with all the ingredients for a successful restaurant & inn.

This Mathews Court House classic is known for its live music, fine food & spirits or even a weekend stay. Beautifully restored from the ground up and opened in early 2009, The White Dog Inn catered to dedicated local fans from Mathews and the surrounding areas of Gloucester, Deltaville, Urbanna and the Northern Neck of Virginia.

With rich and interesting history the White Dog Inn is a distinctive Mathews County landmark built in 1840 as a hotel and previously owned by Hollywood actress Toby Wing.

The restaurant and inn is ready to go with all restaurant and bar equipment, furniture(Owners will retain personal antiques), name and branding. The existing website enjoys 1000+ visitors per month and the facebook page has over 700 likes.


Visit the White Dog Inn website for more photos and history details: www.thewhitedoginn.com


4000+/- Sq. Ft.

1.6 Acres

Impeccably Restored

3 Indoor Dining Rooms

Covered (retractable) Outdoor Dining

Separate Outdoor Kitchen

Indoor & Outdoor Bar Areas

Live Music Allowed

2 Guest Suites w/Full Baths

Third Story Office w/Full Bath

Kitchen Equipment/Inventory

Bar Equipment/Inventory

Security System

POS Register System

Handicap Accessible

Private Parking

Historic Building

Professional Landscaping

Top Notch Fixtures

Signage & Branding



SOLD Late 2012 - Offered at: $795,000


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restaurant facade

Facade prior to outdoor bar addition


outdoor bar facade

Indoor / Outdoor bar with outdoor deck access


main dining room at Christmas

Elegant styling in main dining room with fireplace


outdoor dining area

Outside deck dining area with retractable 'sails' shade cover


indoor outdoor bar area

3 season indoor/outdoor bar area with deck access and breezeway.


inn guest suite

One of two second level guest suites


guest suite at inn

One of two second level guest suites


guest lounge at b&b

Second level inn guest lounge


indoor bar area

Indoor bar area


bar area lounge

Cozy seating within bar area with fireplace, tv and high speed internet wi-fi


second dining room

One of three indoor dining areas with outside bar access


foyer area

Foyer at main entrance


office area

Third level office / apartment with full bath


chandelier detail

Impeccable details and styling throughout the building



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sign at restaurant and b&b

Exterior signage


restaurant restroom

One of two ground floor restaurant guest bathrooms


marble shower walls

Marble shower stalls and fine fixtures in both inn guest bathrooms


restaurant entrance

Outside front entrance porch


dining table with glasses

All fixtures, inventory and furniture convey with sale with exception of owners personal antiques.


restaurant branding

Consistent advertising and existing branding provide stable launchpad for new venture.


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