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.
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, Land Bernadette La Casse, Agent
Merry Point Road Lot is a large homesite with mature hardwoods affording lots of privacy, yet minutes to Kilmarnock and Lancaster. Close to 8 acres with plenty of room for a house, barn, horses, gardens, etc.
Rappahannock River, Lancaster | Waterfront Andrea Holt & Diana Wolfson, Agents
Oakwood on the Rappahannock is a wonderful move-in ready home on the Rappahannock River! Open floor plan with a generous kitchen & breakfast nook overlooking the water with plenty of sleeping space.
Lancaster | Water Access Ava Lewis, Agent
Sandy Lane Ranch is the perfect DIY opportunity in a nice waterfront community! This ranch-style house has "good bones", but needs some renovation to make it a great year-round or weekend home!
Corrotoman River, Lancaster | Waterfront Rhonda Wells, Agent
Emlaw Lane Cottage is a cute waterfront cottage on the Corrotoman River with views to the Rappahannock. Partially renovated & being sold "as is". Offered below assessed value!
Senior Creek, Lancaster | Water Access Diana Wolfson, Agent
Heritage Point Lot 170 gives you access to all the neighborhood amenities. Build your home on this 1.15 acre lot and enjoy the beach, pool, clubhouse, tennis courts, boat ramp, and deep water dock off Senior Creek. Priced below assessment!
Corrotoman River, Lancaster | Waterfront Andrea Holt, Agent
Brown Lane Lots are a great deal with 2 lots appraising at over $200,000 listed now for $80,000! Total of 5 acres, beautifully wooded and level with waterfront overlooking Davis Creek just off the Corrotoman River.
Corrotoman River, Lancaster | Water Access, Land Hunter Law, Agent
Corrotoman by the Bay Lots are two adjoining lots consisting of .75 acre. The property is conveniently located near the community pool and tennis courts in the Corrotoman by the Bay subdivision in Lancaster.
Browns Creek, Lancaster | Waterfront Ava Lewis, Agent
Laurel Point Residence is located In a sought-after community just outside of Kilmarnock. Well maintained home, spacious room with a nice flow for daily living as well as entertaining. Tranquil setting on sheltered Browns Creek off the Corrotoman River with 3-4' MLW pier.