This is a beautiful and charming 1884 home with beautiful features, mature landscaping and deep water at the pier on Sams Cove/Carters Creek. Wonderfully kept and remodeled through the years, yet historically preserved charm. Wrap-around covered front porch, formal living room with wood burning fireplace, sunroom going out to a back patio, large family room with gas wood stove, kitchen with informal dining area and formal dining room with built in cabinets. Three bedrooms, office and bathrooms remodeled with clawfoot tub/showers. The family room downstairs could be made into a very nice first floor master suite with full bathroom attached. Hardwood and tile floors, beautiful light fixtures and more small touches of charm make this a very special home. This is a fabulous price for a home in Irvington on Carters Creek. Owner is related to the agent.
Small Boat Lift
Floored for Storage above
Remodeled & Added onto through the years
Formal Living Room
Wood Burning Fireplace
Built in Cabinets & Shelves
Bay Window with bench seat
Spiral Staircase going to bedroom
Laundry Room on the side
Washer & Dryer
Office upstairs connected to bedroom
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.
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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