Chases Cove Farmhouse


Carters Creek, Lancaster Waterfront

167 Chases Cove Lane
Irvington, VA 22480

Sold CBRAR #1823132 NNAR #103470

Chases Cove Farmhouse, located on Carters Creek with 500′ of water frontage and protected 5′ MLW, just off the Rappahannock River and the Chesapeake Bay.  This is a fabulous piece of property with 6.7 private acres . . . hard to find this much waterfront acreage in the town of Irvington.  The original home was built in 1890’s with an addition built in 1960.  The 1890’s section has great bones/structure and has been recently gutted down to the studs with updated electricity.  The original section has hardwood floors, living room, dining room, laundry area, kitchen, a beautiful staircase, large room upstairs with a full bath. First floor is attached to the addition with a screened porch and mud room.  The addition has pine paneling, hardwood floors, open living room with a wood stove, kitchen and dining area, two bedrooms, and a bathroom with vinyl floor,  plus access to the screened porch.  Entire structure has vinyl siding. Total tax assessed value is $782,000!

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

    500' on Carters Creek
    Just off the Rappahannock River
    Off the Chesapeake Bay

  • Water Depth

    5' MLW
    Pier is not stable

  • Acreage

    6.7 Acres
    Very Private

  • Storage

    Barn with electricity & storage loft above


  • Built

    Addition in 1960

  • Square Footage


  • Original Section

    Living Room: 20'6 X 15'8
    Dining Room: 15'8 X 11'2
    Laundry: 12' X 11'
    Kitchen: with original brick
    Room 1: 20'6 X 11'2
    Room 2: 15'8 X 11'2
    Hardwood Floors
    Taken down to the Studs
    Screened Porch access
    Beautiful staircase
    Updated Electrical

  • 1960 Addition

    Pine Paneling
    Hardwood Floors
    Screened Porch access
    Living Room with Wood Stove: 19'7 X 11'5
    Kitchen/Dining: 14' X 11'
    Bedroom 1: 11' X 10'
    Bedroom 2: 12' X 10'

  • Other

    Vinyl exterior
    Public Water
    Septic System
    Electric Water Heater


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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