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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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Sams Cove Residence

$599,000

Carter Creek, Lancaster | Waterfront David & Katie Horsley Dew, Agents

Sams Cove Residence, located in the heart of Irvington on Carters Creek with 4' MLW at the Pier. Main Residence and Cottage all in one property. Your family and guests will love this layout!

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Tidewater Point Homesite

$159,000

Corrotoman River, Lancaster | Waterfront, Land David & Katie Horsley Dew, Agents

Tidewater Point Homesite is a Great building Lot on the Western Branch of the Corrotoman River with 205' of water frontage. Nicely elevated out of flood zone with Eastern Exposure.

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River Village Dream

$579,000

Rappahannock River, Lancaster | Water Access David & Katie Horsley Dew, Agents

River Village Dream is a phenomenal entertaining home with wide views over the River, community pier and common area. Gorgeous coastal 3 bedroom home with a pool and a pool house having a great location near town!

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Chesapeake Trail Cottage

$324,900

Little Bay, Lancaster | Waterfront Hunter Law, Agent

Chesapeake Trail Cottage is a waterfront cottage on Little Bay with a wonderful sand beach & expansive views to the Chesapeake Bay with three bedrooms, two baths, waterside deck & guest cottage.

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Little Oyster Lane Lot

$199,000

Windmill Point Creek, Lancaster | Waterfront, Land David & Katie Horsley Dew, Agents

Little Oyster Lane Lot has Fabulous WIDE VIEWS on Windmill Point Creek just off the Rappahannock River/Chesapeake Bay & a 4 Bedroom Septic Already Installed

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