Custom Contemporary on the Corrotoman


Corrotoman River, Lancaster Waterfront

605 Rio Vista
Weems, VA 22576

Sold CBRAR #1730545 NNAR #99170

Fabulous waterfront property with sweeping views over the beautiful Eastern Branch of the Corrotoman River. Deep protected anchorage with 7′ MLW pier, boat lift, floating dock, and fish cleaning station.  Superb handcrafted home with well-planned layout for excellent water views throughout.

Special features include 10′ ceilings, crown moldings and lovely casings around windows and doors, bamboo and tile flooring, custom-made cherry cabinets.  The large foyer opens to the oversized living room that includes a formal dining area.  A potential for a formal dining room is currently being used as the den. Wonderful kitchen with exceptional hand-crafted cabinets, high quality appliances with custom Northland commercial refrigerator that is full stainless steel inside and out , Bosh dishwasher, Thermador 6-burner gas range with hood, two KitchenAid 30″ convection ovens, and large center island.  Huge laundry room with two washers and dryers plus a full bathroom.  First floor master suite with amazing bath having his and her water closets, double sink vanity, oversized tiled shower with skylight,  Jacuzzi tub with remote control, and large walk-in closet.  One of the finest offices with handcrafted wrap-around cabinets and shelving, plus a wonderful view of the river that is sure to distract.  Upstairs has multiple sitting areas and a large space that could be a game/entertainment/TV area.  There is a 2nd floor master suite with full bath, plus balcony access to the detached garage’s attic.  There are also two waterfront guest rooms and full guest bath.  Ample storage with huge closets and attic storage in the home, plus stairs to fully floored storage over the two car detached garage.  HUGE workshop that is heated & cooled.

Pella windows and doors plus conditioned crawl space.  The home is designed fabulously to live perfectly on the main floor with the ability to turn the upstairs systems lower or higher plus zoned with three water heaters. Gorgeous mature landscaping, private natural setting, and pie-shaped lot fanning out to the waterfront.  This is an amazing waterfront property!


  • Waterfront

    Eastern Branch of Corrotoman River
    306' Waterfront
    Riprap shore

  • Water Depth

    7' MLW Pier
    Floating Dock
    Boat Lift
    Great for Sailboats!

  • Two Covered Porches

    Ceiling Fans

  • Acreage

    Mature Landscaping
    No Flood Zone

  • Garage

    Detached 2 Car Garage
    Connected with Breezeway
    Workshop 28 X 22, heated & cooled
    Upstairs Storage 17' X 46'

  • Community

    No formal HOA
    $125/year community well water
    $125/year road maintenance including snow removal

  • Other Features

    50 year architectural shingles
    Pella windows, triple pane
    5 zone heat/AC, 4 units
    Gas backup
    15KW Generator
    AVG Electric Bill is $200

  • Fabulous WIDE views & DEEP waterfront over the River

  • Nicely protected with easy elevation

  • Easy steps on the pier from the home

  • Floating Dock and nice sized Pier with Boat Lift, fish cleaning area and steps out of the water

  • Perfect proximity from pier to the home with easy elevation

  • The waterside has walls of glass for fabulous waterfront views in every room

  • Flower landscaping along the waterside

  • Covered Porches on the Kitchen & Master Bedroom side

  • Detached 2 car garage with huge workshop

  • Beautiful arched breezeway with gorgeous hanging roses

  • Gorgeous Roses on the breezeway between the garage and the home

  • Storage shed

  • Garden Area

  • Private setting at the end of the cup-de-sac

  • Welcome into a beautiful, well-crafted home!


  • Built


  • Square Footage

    4898 square feet

  • Features

    10' Ceilings
    Bamboo & Tile Flooring
    Crown moulding
    Surround Sound
    Security System
    Central Vacuum
    Whole House Fan

  • Living Room

    Wood Burning Fireplace
    Dining Area
    24'5 X 17'5

  • Dining Room

    13'10 X 12'11
    Currently Den

  • Kitchen

    Custom Cherry Cabinets
    Center Island w/ Electricity
    Tile Backsplash
    18'3 X 11'8

  • Appliances

    Northland custom refrigerator
    Thermador gas range
    2 Kitchenaid Convection Ovens
    Bosch Dishwasher
    2 Washers
    2 gas Dryers

  • Sitting Area

    Wood Burning Fireplace
    2 Built-in Desks
    19' X 16'4

  • Office

    Cherry Cabinets & Shelves
    Fabulous Water Views
    Built-in Desk

  • Master Bedroom & Bath

    1st Floor
    18'7 X 17'7
    Double Vanity
    Oversized Shower
    Jacuzzi w/Remote
    His & Her Water Closets
    Large Walk-in Closet

  • Three Guest Rooms

    All Waterfront

  • Bathrooms

    4 full baths
    1 half bath

  • Spacious Foyer with wides views into Living Room out to the River

  • Large Living Room with wood burning fireplace & dining area overlooking wide river

  • Downstairs has 10' ceilings throughout

  • Dining Area in the Living Room overlooking the river

  • There is a formal dining room off the Kitchen area that is currently being used as a downstairs den

  • Large den, informal dining area & kitchen all with expansive views

  • Informal dining area & cozy den by wood burning fireplace

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Lancaster County

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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