Welcome to Middlesex County, established in 1673, located off the Chesapeake Bay with the beautiful Rappahannock River, pristine Piankatank River (the cleanest river in the state), plus absolutely stunning, wide, deep creeks. Middlesex is a little over 200 square miles with 80 square miles of waterfront and quaint waterfront towns including Urbanna, Deltaville, and Saluda. Only an 1+ hours to Richmond/Newport News/Williamsburg and 2+ hours to Northern Virginia/Charlottesville.
Urbanna is the largest town in Middlesex and home to the Oyster Festival. For over 50 years, the town has hosted the Oyster Festival on the first weekend in November. Local and visitors alike come to the small town to sample the seafood, enjoy music, and see the crafts offered by local vendors. Urbanna is a “golf cart friendly” community with shops, restaurants, community pool and much more.
Deltaville, while not the largest town, is very well known for its deep anchorage, multiple marinas and amazing waterways and views. It was originally known as “Sandy Bottom” but renamed in 1909. In 2012 Deltaville was named ‘the Boating Capital of the Chesapeake Bay.’ Approximately 500-800 people live here full time and thousands in the summer. Full of shops, restaurants, and waterfront fun, Deltaville is truly a charming town.
With many deep ports off the rivers and bays, Middlesex is well known for its local crabs, oysters, fish, and more. Many locals are watermen who know the waterways better than anyone, and they have some great stories to tell. With so much beauty and serenity, Middlesex County is sure to warm your heart.
Looking for great things to do while here? Visit Virginia’s River Realm and learn more on shops, dining and upcoming events.
Bodies of Water: Chesapeake Bay, Fishing Bay, Rappahannock River, Piankatank River, Urbanna Creek, Robinson Creek, Broad Creek, Jackson Creek, Wilton Creek, Moore Creek, Healy Creek, Hunton Creek, Bush Park Creek, Meachim Creek, LaGrange Creek
Middlesex | Water Access Hunter Law, Agent
Plum Drive Cape Cod is a brand new home, recently completed and move-in ready! Great features including shake-look vinyl siding, granite counters, and hardwood floors. Piankatank River access with community beach, boat ramp, picnic area and playground!
Rappahannock River, Middlesex | Waterfront Andrea Holt, Agent
Eubank Landing is the rivah' home you've been looking for! Meachim Creek/Rappahannock River frontage, 4-5' MLW pier, boat house, screened gazebo. Recently renovated home, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, remodeled kitchen, hardwood floors, screened porch.
Jackson Creek, Middlesex | Water Access Neena Rodgers & McKann Payne, Agents
Harbor House is a pristine 3300 sq. ft. home on Jackson Creek, open floor plan, perfect for entertaining, 5 bedrooms, 5 1/2 baths, 2 gas fireplaces, 4 porches, office, detached garage with unfinished space above.
Middlesex | Water Access, Land Suzanne Corwell-Chewning, Agent
Groom Drive Lot has water access to Urbanna Creek, 1.66 acre homesite in a great neighborhood. Septic system has been installed. The lot is partially wooded, elevated & gently sloping. Motivated seller!
Meachim Creek, Middlesex | Waterfront Bobby Wheeler, Agent
Meachim Creek Cottage would make a great summer cottage or full-time home on Meachim Creek with a shared boat house & new boat lift, sunroom, waterside screened porch, & multiple decks and patios.
Piankatank River, Middlesex | Water Access Andrea Holt, Agent
Fiddlers Green River Cottage in a water access community on the Piankatank River. Situated on .5 acre with a long screened porch, open floor plan, kitchen bar, sunroom & 2 carports.
Wilton Creek, Middlesex | Waterfront Neena Rodgers & Sandra Lent, Agents
'Sloop Point' is nestled on a pristine 3 acre point with deep water and over 700' of waterfront on Wilton Creek. Featured in Southern Living magazine, this quality home has a heated pool, great privacy, and mature landscaping. Over 2800 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, garage with bonus room above. Located in a sought-after neighborhood of the finest homes
Middlesex | Inland Hunter Law, Agent
Hill Crest Residence is a well maintained home situated on a 2.5 acre lot. This home offers 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and a large bonus room on the second floor. Conveniently located just minutes from the local boat ramp and the town of Deltaville.