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
Little Bay, Lancaster | Inland John Mecke, Agent
Summers Lane Cottage has major renovations including a new bathroom, kitchen cabinets, floors & windows. Completely new septic system! Sold "As is" and move-in ready.
Mosquito Creek, Lancaster | Waterfront David & Katie Horsley Dew, Pat Willet, Agents
Cove Cottage is a perfect custom waterfront home located close to town, 4-5' MLW at the pier, one floor living with coastal elegance throughout including great indoor and outdoor entertaining areas.
Dymer Creek, Lancaster | Waterfront Andrea Holt and Shelley Ritter, Agents
Georges Cove Residence is located off Dymer Creek on over 3 acres. One level living with a large screened porch off the living room and a sun porch off the primary bedroom.
Lancaster | Inland Andrea Holt and Shelley Ritter, Agents
Punches Cove Cottage is a darling woodsy getaway, just minutes outside downtown Kilmarnock. Three levels of cozy cottage with two spiral stairways leading to each level.
Moran Creek, Lancaster | Waterfront, Land Rhonda Wells, Agent
River Oaks Acreage is a Beautiful +6 acre parcel with views on Moran Creek off the Corrotoman River. 2-3' MLW pier, boat lift. Nicely elevated with steps to the pier. 3 bedroom septic letter in hand.
Lancaster | Inland Diana Wolfson, Agent
Cedar Lane Cottage is the perfect starter, downsizer or weekend getaway in the town of Kilmarnock. Efficient home with updated kitchen & bath. Close to shopping & dining!
Lancaster | Inland, Land Virginia Stoughton, Agent
Haypit Lane Lot is a gorgeous wooded lot situated in a quiet neighborhood off Moran Creek Road in Weems & is minutes away from shopping, dining and More!
Lancaster | Inland Ken Michaels, Agent
White Hall Road Ranch is a Great investment property. Located in Lancaster, this 3 bedroom, 1 bath ranch home has 1288 sq. ft. of living space.