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

  • Ottoman Ferry Ranch main view

  • Brand new laminate floors in the kitchen


Ottoman Ferry Ranch


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.

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  • Circa 1748 Colonial home

  • Aerial view with main house in the center


Crescent Cove Colonial


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.

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