Crabby Oyster Cottage . . . Move-in ready river cottage!! Complete renovations in 2021 include interior painting, flooring, kitchen, appliances, countertops, bathrooms, windows, doors, water heater, gravel driveway. Roof is approximately 10 years old. Open floor plan with vaulted ceiling, open kitchen/dining/living area with wood stove and loaded with windows for great water views. The home is perfect for entertaining with an open inside floor plan and a wraparound deck just steps away from private dock with 3.5′ MLW and an 8000 lb. boat lift plus a fish cleaning area. Most of the 3 acres is mature trees and a park-like setting for minimal outdoor maintenance. Detached 2 car garage with a kayak storage rack.
Just around the corner by land to Indian Creek Yacht & Country Club. Only minutes to downtown Kilmarnock, with towns of White Stone and Irvington just a few miles away.
Barnes Creek is located off of Henry’s Creek to Indian Creek and is just at the mouth where it meets the Chesapeake Bay.
When owners were not enjoying the property, they rented it out for most of the year for weekends and vacations. Great income-producing property. No HOA, but covenants and restrictions which cover road maintenance.
190' on Barnes Creek
Off Indian Creek
Quick Access to Chesapeake Bay
Not in a Flood Zone
8000 Lb. Boat Lift
Fish Cleaning Station
Water & Electricity
Mostly wooded with low yard maintenance
Oversized Detached Garage
Completely Renovated in 2021
1557 Sq. Ft.
All open to Dining & Kitchen
Central wood burning panoramic glass fireplace
Open Kitchen, Living & Dining
Luxury Vinyl Flooring Throughout
Leathered Granite Counters
Bar Seating at Island
All GE Appliances
Open to Kitchen & Living
Sliding Door to Waterfront Deck
Primary Bedroom with Private Bathroom & deck
2 Full Bathrooms
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