Cottonwood Lane River Residence


Corrotoman River, Lancaster Waterfront

8 Cottonwood Lane
Lancaster, VA 22503

Sold CBRAR #1640192 NNAR #100146

‘Cottonwood Lane River Residence’ provides privacy with wide Corrotoman River views, deep water, nice elevation and a modern, open floor plan.  The home has two levels with upper main level and a finished walkout basement.  The main level has peak high ceilings, open living and dining area with a waterfront wall full of oversized sliding glass doors to the wrap-around deck and screened porch.  The living room has a wood burning fireplace and built-in cabinets and is just off the large eat-in kitchen.  The kitchen has a large center island, great cabinet space, breakfast area, large pantry, and access to the screened porch.  The main floor waterfront master suite has a sliding glass door to access the deck, large dressing room with custom built-in dresser, and private bathroom.

The lower level has a wood stove that provides great warmth, large play room with built-in desk and great storage, attached mud room that leads to a workshop, two guest bedrooms, and full bathroom.  There is a full-sized elevator off the porch that is great for transporting the groceries and is located just off the driveway and the detached garage.  The side yard has a waterfront pool.  The pier provides protected 5’+ MLW, perfect for sailing or motor boating.  A sandy shore, rip rap, fantastic views and privacy make this an exceptional river home.

Priced below recent appraised value!


  • Waterfront

    253' on Corrotoman River
    Wide Views

  • Water Depth

    6.5-7' MLW
    Private protected pier

  • Acreage

    2.05 Acres
    "Additional 2.08 Acres-Waterfront maybe purchased for $110,000"

  • Garage


  • Pool

    In-ground Waterfront Pool

  • Cottonwood Lane River Residence with wide views over the River

  • Private, deep water pier

  • Easy elevation from the house to the pier, no flood zone

  • Sand bottom/shoreline

  • Waterside of the home with path to the water

  • Waterfront views are wonderful from the wrap around deck

  • Deck access from the Screened Porch, Living Room & Master Bedroom

  • Front of the home with great privacy

  • Waterfront in-ground pool

  • View of the pool from the deck

  • Screened Porch is tucked on the side of the home

  • Screen Porch access from Living/Dining room & Kitchen

  • The full sized elevator is located just off the garage on the screen porch...convenient!

  • Detached oversized two car garage

  • Private driveway


  • Built


  • Square Footage


  • Living Room

    Wood Burning Fireplace
    12'5 Peak Ceiling
    Huge Views
    Deck access
    Built-in Cabinet
    34' X 15'6 (includes Dining Area)

  • Dining Room

    Open to the Living Room

  • Kitchen

    Center Island
    Dining Area
    Large Pantry
    Ample Cabinets
    18' X 16'

  • Appliances

    Electric Surface Top
    Double Wall Ovens
    Washer & Dryer

  • Bedrooms

    3 Total

  • Bathrooms

    2.5 Total

  • Master Bedroom

    Main Floor
    Deck Access
    Custom Dressing Room
    Attached Bathroom

  • Bonus Room

    Walkout Basement
    Wood Stove
    Built-in Desk

  • Mud Room

    16'5 X 10'2
    Indoor/Outdoor Access

  • Workshop

    Attached in Basement
    16'3 X 9'9

  • Utility Room

    Lower Level
    12'1 X 6'10

  • Screened Porch

    Elevator Access
    Access from Kitchen & Living/Dining rooms
    Deck Access
    26'6 X 10'11

  • Other Features

    Central Vacuum

  • Fabulous wide views from this open Living Room

  • Living Room & Dining Area are combined to take in full advantage of the views

  • Oversized sliding glass doors leading to the waterfront wrap-around deck

  • Warm wood burning Fireplace for both the Dining area & the Living Room

  • The Dining area with fantastic views & screen porch access

  • Every meal with a view!

  • Large Kitchen just off the Living & Dining Room

  • Center island, large pantry & great cabinet space

  • Screened Porch access also off the kitchen. The elevator is off the screen porch.

  • Dining area in the Kitchen

  • Main floor, waterfront Master Bedroom

  • The Master Bedroom also has sliding glass door to the deck

  • Master dressing room with custom built-in dresser & great storage

  • Master Bathroom

  • Powder Room just off the Living Room

  • Main floor to the lower level

  • Bonus Room in the basement with sliding door to the waterside of the home

  • Great storage with large closets

  • Bonus Room has a built-in large desk & wood burning stove

  • Bonus Room

  • Guest Room one with great views

  • Guest Room one

  • Guest Bathroom

  • Guest Bedroom two

  • Guest Bedroom two has waterfront views, pool views & built-in shelves

  • Utility Room

  • Mud Room with sliding glass door to the garage side


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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