Blue Heron Contemporary


Tabbs Creek, Lancaster Waterfront

574 Blue Heron Lane
White Stone, VA 22578

Sold CBRAR #2009184 NNAR #107011

Blue Heron Contemporary, located on Tabbs Creek just off the Chesapeake Bay, offers a blend of exquisite exterior and interior features for the complete amazing package.  Situated on a point of waterfront with 5′ mean low water at the private pier having two boat lifts and a floating dock.  Enjoy the best blue crabs, grown your own oysters, and be minutes to fabulous fishing just outside your back yard.  The exterior features a beautiful waterfront pool, pool house, abundant landscaping with lighting, built-in grill, waterfront screen porch and patios around the home.

Noted architect, James Gauer, captures the perfect balance of waterfront views and natural light.  Terrific interior features with highest quality materials, main level heated floors, and smart house technology, by Control 4, to control your home from your smart phone.  The two-story high ceiling in the Great Room with dining area is open to the gourmet kitchen with a massive island and high-end appliances.  The first floor waterfront Master Suite is highlighted with an exterior spa, luxurious bathrooms, and a sitting room with gas fireplace and media above. The home is further enhanced with a main floor waterfront en suite library, three waterfront bedrooms and two guest bathrooms on the second floor, plus a third floor star-gazing nook with a built-in bench seat and views to the Bay.  There is a whole-house generator and two instant hot water heaters in the main home.  The chandelier in the dining area does not convey with the sale; however the artwork in the foyer does convey – done by a local artist as an interpretation of Tabbs Creek.

The pool house has a half bathroom, full laundry room, and a playroom above with balcony, plus an outdoor shower and an attached workshop.  Excellent proximity to Irvington and Kilmarnock, hour+ to Richmond/Williamsburg/Newport News, and two+ hours to Northern Virginia/Charlottesville/VA Beach.


  • Waterfront

    371' on Tabbs Creek
    Rip Rap Shoreline

  • Water Depth

    5'+ MLW at Pier
    2 Boat Lifts
    Floating Dock

  • Pool House & Pool

    Upstairs Game Room 24 X 20
    Downstairs Laundry Room
    Downstairs Half Bathroom
    Downstairs Storage Room
    Outdoor Shower
    Attached Workshop/Storage: 20' X 9'6

  • Screen Porch

    Wet Bar w/Quartz Countertop
    U-Line Refrigerator
    Commercial Ice Maker
    TV Area Above
    35'6 X 11'6

  • Exterior Features

    Built-In Propane Grill
    Whole House Generator
    Exterior Landscape Lighting
    Rain Capturing Irrigation System
    All Windows & Doors: Commercial Grade Aluminum
    All Light Fixtures: Marine Grade Stainless Steel

  • Amazing contemporary waterfront home with high end features & gorgeous views!

  • Gorgeous waterfront point on Tabbs Creek just off the Chesapeake Bay

  • Aerial of property with Main house, pool & pool house

  • Path to the private pier, lovely landscaping with an irrigation system & nice walkways around the home.

  • Protected pier with deep water depth, floating dock perfect for launching kayaks & other small water toys.

  • Two boat lifts at this pier makes it easy to keep your boat in all year long

  • No need to paint the bottom of your boat when having boat lifts.

  • Pier has plenty of room to drop crab pots over or grow your own oysters

  • Relax & take a seat at the built-in bench seats on the pier

  • Beautiful gunite pool with a pool house

  • Waterfront pool with landscaping & lighting

  • Views from the pool house balcony overlooking the pool, water & gorgeous home!

  • Inviting Pool with a retractable cover...great summertime fun!

  • Time to BBQ with this large built-in grill with a covered & open porch overlooking the waterfront

  • Side ramp that leads to the grilling porch & access to the Screen Porch

  • The Screen Porch has a great area for Dining Table

  • Screen Porch with high ceilings, wet bar with quartz countertops, ice maker & beverage fridge plus area for TV above.

  • Showing the proximity of the pier, home, pool, & pool house to the Bay


  • Built


  • Square Footage


  • Foyer

    Large Space
    Art work on wall conveys
    Sconces brought from Paris

  • Great Room

    2-Story Vaulted Ceiling
    Wood Burning Fireplace
    Gorgeous Wall of Windows
    Dining Area
    *Note Dining Room chandelier does not convey
    47'7 X 23'6

  • Kitchen

    Open to the Living & Dining
    Massive Island 19 X 5
    Quartz Countertops w/waterfall
    High-End Appliances
    Dining Bar
    Ample Cabinets
    Bar Area w/Wine Cooler & Storage

  • Appliances

    Sub-Zero full size Refrigerator
    Sub-Zero full size Freezer
    Two Sinks
    Two Miele Dishwashers
    Two Bosch Wall Ovens
    Bosch Built-in Microwave
    Miele 6-Burner Gas Cooktop w/Stainless Steel Hood

  • Master Suite

    Private Patio Access
    6 Customized Closets
    Vaulted Ceiling
    Heated Floor
    19' X 16'

  • Master Bathroom

    Walk-in Tile Shower w/ 8 Heads
    2 Vanities each w/ sinks
    Bench Seat w/Storage
    Private Exterior Jacuzzi

  • Master Sitting Room

    Built-in Shelves & Desk
    Gas Fireplace w/Media Area above
    19' X 16'

  • Waterfront Library/Office

    First Floor
    Private Bath w/Steam Shower
    19' X 11'

  • Second Floor

    All Waterfront
    Guest Room 1: 15'6 X 11'4
    Guest Room 2: 15'6 X 11'4
    Guest Room 3: 12' X 11'4
    Hall Storage Closets
    Two Guest Bathrooms

  • Third Floor

    Built-in Banquette Seating
    Views to Bay
    Great sunrises or Star-Gazing Area

  • Bedrooms

    4 Total

  • Bathrooms

    4 Full
    1 Half
    *Main Home

  • Utility Room

    Miele Washer & Dryer

  • Interior Features

    Main Floor: Glazed Heated stamped Cement Floors
    Two Instant Hot Water Heaters
    Upstairs Floors: White Oak w/Pickled Finish
    Surround Sound throughout

  • Welcome in! Large gathering Foyer

  • Foyer art works stays with the home. Done by a local artist as an interpretation of Tabbs Creek

  • Gorgeous great room with floor to ceiling windows, living & dining area combined

  • Such a beautiful mix of natural light with water views

  • Living Room area has a wood burning fireplace

  • Living Room looking back to the Dining Area & open Kitchen

  • Large dining area to host great gatherings & located just off the Kitchen & breakfast nook.

  • Breakfast nook with great waterfront views & glass door to a waterfront Patio

  • Coastal Elegant & open spaces

  • Amazing Kitchen with massive island, 19 X 5, with Quartz waterfall countertop, 2 full size sinks, 2 Dishwashers & ample work space.

  • Full size Subzero Refrigerator & Freezer, all high-end appliances!

  • Any chef will love the layout of this kitchen! Entertain while prepping the best meals!

  • Meile 6 Burner cooktop with a stainless steel hood

  • Two wall ovens & built-in microwave. Just to the side in the hallway is a wine cooler with great storage

  • Waterfront views in the Master Suite with patio access plus two walls of customized closets

  • Master Suite has high ceilings, heated floors, luxurious Master bathroom plus a sitting room

  • Luxurious Master Bathroom with private outdoor Jacuzzi & walk-in multi-head tile shower.

  • This sitting area is part of the Master Suite wing with high ceilings & built-in shelves.

  • The sitting area also has a gas fireplace with entertaining area above & customized storage closets on either side.

  • Waterfront Office/Library located on the main floor with private bathroom & closet, could be a guest overflow room

  • Office/Library's private bathroom with a tiled, walk-in steam shower

  • Half bathroom located on the main floor

  • Staircase leading to Guest Rooms & 3rd floor sitting area

  • Waterfront Guest Room 1 with customized closet & high ceilings

  • Guest bathroom 1 is located to the left side in hallway, easy access for the 3 Guest Rooms

  • Guest Bedroom 2 with customized closet & high ceilings.

  • Guest Room 3 with customized closet & private covered balcony

  • Guest Bathroom 2 located to the right of the hallway with a shower/tub

  • Come enjoy some fabulous sunrises or the best stary night views on the 3rd floor with built-in banquette seat

  • Let's go inside & check out the Pool House. Downstairs has full laundry room, storage room & half bathroom

  • Pool House has a half bathroom with 2 ways to access from the outside

  • Large Game Room upstairs in the pool house with water views, high ceilings, and a balcony.

  • Game Room in the Pool House


Lancaster County

Lancaster County, founded in 1651, has 231 square miles, with 98 square miles of waterfront.  The population is approximately 11,000 people.  Lancaster County has fabulous small waterfront towns.  Irvington’s population is about 670 people and is home to Carters Creek and the Tides Inn.  Kilmarnock has a population of around 1,200 people and has great waterways, shops and is known as the Steptoe District with a Scottish flare.  White Stone offer a variety of shopping and dining and has the Robert O. Norris bridge as the gateway to the lower Northern Neck.

There are many beautiful waterways in Lancaster County off the Chesapeake Bay, including Fleets Bay, the Rappahannock River and the Eastern and Western branches of the Corrotoman River.  You will find deep anchorage with protected water and wide views on Indian Creek, Dymer Creek, Tabbs Creek, Antipoison Creek, Carters Creek, and many more.

The area is known for its shops, local seafood, restaurants, and plenty of activities for daytime and evening.  Lancaster has a rich history, and its well-known residents included Mary Ball Washington, mother of George Washington.  Great location, 1+hours to Richmond/Williamsburg/Newport News and 2+ hours to VA Beach/Northern Virginia/Charlottesville.

A great source of information can be found on Virginia’s River Realm.  Make sure to join their newsletter to find out more events as they come around.

Areas in Lancaster: White Stone, Irvington, Kilmarnock, Upper Lancaster, Weems, Lively, Morattico, Ottoman, Merry Point

Bodies of Water: Chesapeake Bay, Fleets Bay, Rappahannock River, Eastern & Western Branch of the Corrotoman River, Indian Creek, Dymer Creek, Carters Creek, Tabbs Creek, Antipoison Creek

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