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 Bernadette La Casse, Agent
Church Street Colonial located in Kilmarnock, partly renovated & waiting for the next chapter! Gorgeous hardwoods, original trim, large rooms. Walk to town shopping & restaurants.
Henry Creek, Lancaster | Waterfront David & Katie Horsley Dew, Agents
Creeks End Farmhouse on Henry's Creek just off the Chesapeake Bay with Wrap Around Deck, Outdoor Shower, Workshop, Hardwood Floors, Gas Fireplace, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
Indian Creek, Lancaster | Waterfront David & Katie Horsley Dew, Agents
Heron Cottage has gorgeous wide views on Indian Creek just off the Chesapeake Bay with deep water depth at the private pier, one floor living with open spaces in a great location!
Rappahannock River, Lancaster | Waterfront David & Katie Horsley Dew, Agents
Beach Road Estate features a HUGE Sand Beach, Infinity Pool and Spa, Pier with 4' MLW, 7 Bedroom main home overlooking the gorgeous Rappahannock River, and more - all on private 8.7 acres.
Windmill Point Creek, Lancaster | Waterfront David & Katie Horsley Dew, Agents
Dragon Fly Cottage has an Amazing amount of water frontage with 1000' on Windmill Point Creek just off the Rappahannock River on 5+ Private Acres.
Lancaster | Inland David & Katie Horsley Dew, Agents
Middle Gate Colonial located in Hills Quarter with Low Maintenance Living and great amenities, 3 Bedrooms Including a 1st Floor Master Suite, 2.5 Bathrooms overlooking the Golden Eagle Golf Course.
Lancaster | Inland Diana Wolfson, Agent
Chesapeake Drive Classic is a Fantastic property on Chesapeake Drive in White Stone. Classic 1920's home can be residential or commercial. Walk to shopping & dining.
Lancaster | Inland Hunter Law, Agent
Mechanics Dream! Turn-key commercial auto shop situated on 3.6 acres (2 lots) with a home, large 3-bay garage (2400 sq. ft.) and an office/waiting area.