Carters Creek, Lancaster Waterfront

1131 King Carter Drive
Irvington, VA 22480

Updated CBRAR #1823151 NNAR #103468

Casablanca, located in the heart of Irvington on Carters Creek just off the Rappahannock River and the Chesapeake Bay.  This beautiful waterfront home has 221′ of water frontage, protected 6′ MLW at the private pier, 40 X 20 gunite waterfront pool, all on 1.8 acres with an extra 3-bedroom perk building site.

Stunning home was designed by the renowned architect William Henry Harris.  Gorgeous from the start at the gated entrance with a crushed oyster shell circular drive and a 4-column covered parking area in the front.  Lovely brick exterior and slate entry porch as you open the double door entrance to the wide foyer open to the tremendous great room with a wall of windows overlooking the waterfront pool and creek.  The great room consists of a living area with wood burning fireplace surrounded by marble with built-ins on either side, a 10′ beamed ceiling open to the dining area, and a wet bar.  The chandeliers in the living room and the wet bar area do not convey.  Gorgeous waterfront high-end kitchen with marble countertops, raised white-washed brick fireplace with wood storage below, open to the “creek” family room with cathedral/beamed tray ceiling having great natural light.  French doors to the raised poolside with retractable awning.  The first floor Master Suite has an en suite master bathroom with new tiled shower and attached waterfront “Spa & Exercise Room” with a hot tub and doors to the poolside.  The first floor is complete with a library/office with built-ins, half bathroom, and a laundry room with outdoor access convenient to the detached garage.  Upstairs has two waterfront guest rooms sharing a guest bathroom, and a third en suite guest room.  This is a stunning four bedroom waterfront home, great for entertaining and relaxing by the river.

The historic town of Irvington is a charming waterfront village with small town parades, full of history and has a Steamboat Era Museum, home of the well-known Tides Inn and has small shops, dining that’s an easy walk, bike, golf cart or a very short drive to get to.  Located about an hour from Richmond/Williamsburg/Newport News or 2+ hours to Northern Virginia.  Also visit Virginia’s River Realm to see all the local activities surrounding this area.


  • Waterfront

    221' on Carters Creek
    Bulkheaded Shoreline
    Just off the Rappahannock River & Chesapeake Bay

  • Water Depth

    6' MLW
    Private Pier with 28' X 20' Landing
    Water & Electricity

  • Pool & Surround Area

    40 X 10 Gunite Pool
    Concrete Patio
    Raised Patio off Kitchen with retractable awning
    Access from Master Spa, Living/Dining
    Kitchen/Family Room

  • Acreage

    1.81 Acres total
    .93 Acre for Main Residence
    .88 Acre with 3-BR septic permit
    White Fence around the property
    Mature Landscaping & Shade trees

  • Garage

    Detached 2-Car Garage
    Multipurpose Room with potential workshop
    Full Bathroom with shower/tub & tile floors

  • Exterior Information

    White Brick Exterior
    New 2006: 50-YR architectural Shingle roof
    Paver/Brick walkways
    Septic System
    Public Water


  • Built

    Architect: William Henry Harris

  • Square Footage


  • Foyer

    Open to Great Room
    Double Door Entrance
    Ceramic Tile Floor

  • Great Room

    Living & Dining Room Combo
    Wood Burning Fireplace with marble surround
    Wet Bar with Ice Machine & Sink
    Hardwood Floors
    Built-in Shelves
    10' Beamed Ceiling
    10.5' Walls
    Plantation Shutters along waterside wall of windows
    28' X 22'

  • Kitchen

    Marble Countertops
    Marble Tile Backsplash
    Custom Cabinets
    Center Island
    Stainless Steel Appliances
    Open to "Creek Room"
    Whitewash Brick raised Fireplace with wood storage below
    Breakfast Nook
    Hardwood Floors
    29' X 21' (combo with Creek Room)

  • Appliances

    Subzero Refrigerator
    5-burner gas Wolf Cooktop
    Built-in Microwave

  • Family "Creek" Room

    Cathedral/Beamed Ceiling
    Glass Doors with Plantation Shutters
    Access to Raised Patio/Pool
    Open to the Kitchen

  • Library/Office

    Built-in Bookshelves & Cabinets
    Walk-in Closet
    22' X 10'8

  • Utility Room

    Washer & Dryer
    Outdoor Access to Garage side of Home

  • Bedrooms

    4 Total

  • Bathrooms

    4 Full Bathrooms
    1 Half Bath

  • Master Suite

    1st Floor, Waterfront
    Built-in Cabinet
    Sliding door to the Spa/Exercise room
    22' X 15'
    Master Bath: Double Sink, New Tile Shower, His/Her closets
    Spa/Exercise Room: 17'5 X 8'7
    Hot Tub
    Door to Pool Area

  • Guest Rooms

    Two Waterfront with hall guest bathroom
    One en suite Bedroom

  • Front double door entrance to long foyer with tile floor.

  • Fabulous Great Room with Living & Dining Room combo.

  • Columned Foyer to the Great Room.

  • Living Room section with wood burning fireplace, surround by marble.

  • Cozy wood burning fireplace

  • Living Room section looking to the Foyer.

  • Large entertaining area with 10' beamed ceiling...elegant & coastal!

  • Gorgeous High-end Kitchen with marble countertops & custom cabinets.

  • The Kitchen is open to the Family "Creek" Room with lovely creek views & natural light.

  • Center island with a 5-gas burner Wolf range & hood.


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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