Carters Cove Cottage


Carters Creek, Lancaster Waterfront

174 Carters Cove Drive
Weems, VA 22576

Sold CBRAR #2016382 NNAR #107295

Carters Cove Cottage.… What a steal on Carters Creek! Come bring the family to this waterfront cottage with room for all to enjoy! Take in the fabulous views from the huge deck, enjoy the endless heated pool, PRIVATE BOAT RAMP, and private pier with boat lift just minutes to the Rappahannock River / Chesapeake Bay!  BEST fishing, crabbing and Bay oysters!  Adorable cottage has 5 bedroom areas – 3 on the main floor and 2 in the Basement.  Large Living Room, Kitchen with Dining Area overlooking the waterfront and deck access, 1.5 Bathrooms upstairs, and utility room with deck access. Interior and exterior access to the Basement with a Family Room having a gas insert in the brick Fireplace, Kitchenette with sink, gas cooktop, hood and fridge, the 2 bedrooms, full bath, and mechanical room. Detached 2-car garage, storage shed, and lots of room for all to play!  Pool installed in 2017. New roof in 2012, bulkhead in 2010. Looking for a place to unpack, unwind, gather together?  This is it!


  • Waterfront

    235' on Carters Creek
    Bulkhead Shoreline

  • Water Depth

    3'+ MLW at Pier
    *Private Boat Ramp

  • Deck

    Composite Decking
    Access from Kitchen & Utility Room

  • Pool

    3 Years Old
    Heated Endless Pool

  • Garage

    Detached 2 Car
    Storage Shed

  • Acreage

    2 Acres

  • Other

    Roof 8 Years Old
    Gutters 2019

  • Gorgeous views on Carters Creek!

  • Just off the Rappahannock River, nice protected area.

  • Waterside of the property

  • Waterside with a nice shade tree partially over the deck.

  • Composite Decking with lots of room to entertain

  • Deck has the heated, swimming pool with the swim resistance built in, or relax overlooking the waterfront

  • Bulkheaded around the shoreline with a protected slip having a boat lift.

  • Concrete Boat Ramp...one of the few privately owned boat ramps in Lancaster County!

  • Come launch your boats & other water toys!

  • Boat Lift, great for protecting your boat from the water elements.

  • Walkout Basement area overlooking the waterfront

  • 2 Acres, great size waterfront parcel!

  • Located in the small area of Weems, minutes to towns of Irvington, Kilmarnock or White Stone.

  • Close proximity from the home to the boat...time to play near the Bay!

  • Great blue crabs, fishing, oysters, & fun on the waterfront!

  • Carters Creek is home to the Tides Inn & the Rappahannock Yacht & Country Club

  • Detached 2-car garage plus a storage shed


  • Built


  • Square Footage

    1449 Main Floor
    1449 Basement

  • Living Room

    Ceiling Fan
    14 X 19

  • Kitchen / Dining

    Sliding Door to Waterfront Deck
    Great Cabinet Space
    Bar Seating
    Dining Area
    26'6 X 11'10

  • Appliances

    Glass Top Range
    Built-in Microwave
    Washer & Dryer
    Downstairs Kitchen: Gas top Range, Refrigerator

  • Bedrooms

    5 Bedroom Spaces

  • Bathrooms

    2 Full Bathrooms
    (one of each level)

  • Master Bedroom

    Water View
    Deep Closet
    Ceiling Fan
    Half Bath
    11'8 X 11'8

  • 2 Main Floor Guest Rooms

    Water Views
    Ceiling Fan
    11'7 X 9'11
    11'8 X 10'8

  • Utility Room

    Main Floor
    Off Kitchen
    Deck Access
    6'9 X 6'7

  • Basement Kitchen

    Gas 4 Surface Unit & Hood
    Double Sink
    Cabinet Space
    Dining Table

  • Basement Living Room

    Gas Log Fireplace
    Exterior Access
    Ceiling Fan
    17'10 X 11'8

  • 2 Basement Bedrooms

    Full Bathroom across the Hall
    13'2 X 11'7
    13'1 X 11'6

  • This Living Room has great spaces to relax, nice place to get from outside, watch TV, play cards, & enjoy.

  • Living Room area leads to Owner's Suite Bedroom

  • Owner's Suite has water views, half bathroom, & a deep closet.

  • Half bath located in the owner's suite

  • Owner's Suite

  • Waterfront Guest Room area 1 located on main floor, does not have a closet.

  • Waterfront Guest Room area 2 located on the main floor, does not have a closet.

  • Main floor hallway with the Laundry Room access, Full bathroom access, Deep closet, & Kitchen access.

  • Utility Room off the Kitchen with direct access to the waterfront Deck.

  • Let's go into the Kitchen!


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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