Chesapeake Drive Cottage


Carter Creek, Lancaster Waterfront

642 Chesapeake Drive
Irvington, VA 22480

Sold CBRAR #1939483 NNAR #106525

Chesapeake Drive Cottage…Cute! Cute! Cute! This coastal home would be perfect as a weekend getaway or a full-time residence! With a little over 2000 sq. ft.,  this home has utilized all space with four bedrooms and three full baths. Located in the heart of Irvington you can walk to unique shops and restaurants. This home has waterfrontage on Carters Creek with an easy path to the pier and boat lift. The back deck is an ideal spot for entertaining or relaxing with access from the Kitchen & Living Room. The Foyer opens to the Living Room having hardwood floor, wood burning fireplace, and chair rail. The Kitchen is ALL updated with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, island with seating and storage, laminate floor, and under cabinet lighting. The Dining Room off the Kitchen and Foyer has hardwood floors, chair rail and wainscoting. Offering three en suite Bedrooms with the Master and a Guest Room on the FIRST floor, a third en suite Bedroom and a Bunk/Bonus Room on the second floor, this home could definitely sleep the whole family!  Come enjoy one of the finest waterfront small towns off the Chesapeake Bay.  Irvington is a golf cart town!  Walk, Bike or Golf Cart into great shops, dining, Rappahannock River Yacht Club, Tides Inn Resort and more.  Irvington has a seasonal Farmers Market each month, best Fireworks concert and charming 4th of July Parade and is full of smiles and great waterman history!


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  • Waterfront

    Carters Creek
    Protected Cove
    Just off Rappahannock River

  • Water Depth

    2-3' MLW
    New 2011: Boat Lift: 7,000 pound, Water & Electricity

  • Acreage

    .55 Acre
    Easy to Maintain Grounds

  • Storage Shed

    Built 2011

  • Great Location to town & Carters Creek is one of the most prestigious creeks off the Bay

  • Take some great Creek Cruises or minutes to big fishing!

  • Few steps to get to the water from the home, no Flood Zone!

  • Easy steps from the Home to the Pier

  • Private Pier with a Boat Lift on Carters Creek just off the Rappahannock River.

  • Great Boat Lift - no need to paint the bottom of your boat here! Makes it great for leaving your boat at the Pier


  • Built


  • Living Room

    Access to Back Deck
    Hardwood Floor
    Wood Burning Fireplace
    Chair Rail

  • Formal Dining Room

    Formal Dining Room
    Off the Foyer & Kitchen
    Hardwood Floor
    Chair Rail

  • Kitchen

    Updated in 2011
    Access to Back Deck
    Granite Countertops
    Stainless Steel Appliances
    Island with Seating & Storage
    Laminate Hardwood Floor
    Under Cabinet Lighting

  • Appliances

    GE Glass Top Range
    GE Microwave
    GE Dishwasher
    Maytag Fridge/Freezer
    Large Sink with Disposal
    Washer & Dryer

  • Bedrooms

    4 Total

  • Bathrooms

    3 Full Baths

  • Master Bedroom

    1st Floor
    2 Closets
    Master Bath: Tub/ Shower
    Hardwood Floor

  • Ensuite Guest Room 1

    1st Floor
    Hardwood Floors
    Bath with Shower

  • Ensuite Guest Room 2

    2nd Floor
    Hardwood Floor
    Bath with Shower

  • Guest Room 3

    Would make a Great Bunk Room or Bonus Room
    Hardwood Floor

  • Totally Updated Kitchen has great charm!!


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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