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.
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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
Lancaster | Inland Ava Lewis, Agent
Devils Bottom Ranch has 3 bedrooms, 1 full and 2 half baths, covered deck, partial basement and attached garage. Needs updating but has great potential!
Lancaster | Inland Virginia Stoughton & Shelley Ritter, Agents
River Road Country Store is a quaint country store & eatery serving the Lancaster community for over 30 years & features "made to order" food. Move-in ready for its new owner.
Lancaster | Inland, Land Virginia Stoughton, Agent
Avis Trail Lot is a gorgeous 7.7 acre lot with mature trees & a perfect spot for a four bedroom home of your dreams. Located in Lancaster County.
Lancaster | Inland Diana Wolfson, Agent
Waverly Avenue Ranch is cool and sophisticated in-town living with fabulous renovations, three bedrooms, two and a half baths, and is located near the Chesapeake Boat Basin.
Lancaster | Inland, Land Andrea Holt, Agent
Western Branch Preserve Lot 29 is a great price in the beautiful community on the Corrotoman River. Community pier, boat ramp and community water system. Just 10 minutes from the town of Kilmarnock.
Corrotoman River, Lancaster | Waterfront Pat Willett, Agent
Waterfront elegance on the Corrotoman River with wide views & sand sand beach. This property includes a separate 4 bedroom guest house with an open floor plan
Corrotoman River, Lancaster | Waterfront David & Katie Horsley Dew, Agents
Riverscape Contemporary is a new home having glass all along the waterside, pier with 6'+MLW, three bedrooms, two baths, multiple decks and is the most unique design one will find.
Corrotoman River, Lancaster | Water Access Jessica Bell, Agent
Sullivans Road Cottage includes 3 bedrooms, 1.5 Baths. Built in 1994, the cottage has 1008 sq. ft. plus a storage shed.