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
Greenvale Creek, Lancaster | Waterfront Bobby Wheeler, Agent
Greenfield Road Ranch is on Greenvale Creek with a pier and water depth perfect for jet skis, shallow draft boats and kayaks. The low-maintenance brick home has a gas log fireplace and a nice rear deck. Just minutes from Greenvale Marina!
Lancaster | Inland, Land Andrea Holt, Agent
Old Orchard Lot is a pretty building homesite, is lightly wooded, and contains 5 acres. Located in a quiet area convenient to Lively, Kilmarnock, and Belle Isle State Park on the Rappahannock River.
Corrotoman River, Lancaster | Waterfront Bobby Wheeler, Agent
Dock Road Residence is a well-maintained home on a tranquil Corrotoman River cove. New pier with 2-3' MLW, 3 bedroom/2 bath home with lots of nice features including woodstove and covered deck. Community pool, tennis, and dock.
Lancaster | Inland Ava Lewis, Agent
Dutch Colonial is a 3 bedroom home plus bonus room with fabulous new upgrades of Bamboo flooring, siding, roof and much more. Convenient location to schools and shopping.
Lancaster | Inland Diana Wolfson, Agent
Ottoman Ferry Ranch is a "move-in ready" one story home featuring lots of new upgrades including laminate floors, carpet, well pump, water heater, and new plumbing. With 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath and 1 half bath, this is a perfect starter home, second home or "easy to manage" retirement home. The property includes 1.5 acres and is located near Merry Point Ferry and Yankee Point Marina.
Lancaster | Inland, Land Neena Rodgers, Agent
Crescent Cove Acreage is over 87 wooded acres near the Ottoman Ferry. Currently leased for hunting, this could be a great investment property or super private home site. Adjoining homes and land available.
Corrotoman River, Lancaster | Waterfront, Land Neena Rodgers, Agent
Crescent Cove Lane has over 1200' of waterfrontage on the Western Branch of the Corrotoman River. With 11 acres, this beautiful parcel sits up high out of the flood plain. Pier with 4-6' MLW, rip-rap shoreline. Adjoining homes and acreage available.
Corrotoman River, Lancaster | Waterfront , Agent
Crescent Cove Colonial is an historic property featuring 26 acres with waterfront and three homes for an unbelievable value! With Corrotoman River frontage, 4-6' MLW pier, pool, and multiple outbuildings, the property offers many possibilities . . . family compound, rental properties, or retreat. Additional adjoining acreage is available.