Heron Cove Residence


Tabbs Creek, Lancaster Waterfront

68 Heron Cove Lane
White Stone, VA 22578

Sold CBRAR #1608488 NNAR #98535

Fabulous waterfront brick home with many upgrades including new roof, windows, and new kitchen, 1st floor master bedroom addition and wonderful sunroom/screened porch!  Private pier with 4-5′ MLW near the headwaters of Tabbs Creek just off the Chesapeake Bay.  Detached oversized double garage with guest apartment above.  Special features include hardwood floors, modern light fixtures, built-in storage cabinets, wood burning fireplace, waterfront deck and much more.  Situated on a private 1.9 acre lot with mature landscaping and a great yard.  Conveniently located near White Stone, Irvington and Kilmarnock.  1 1/4 hours to Richmond, hour to Williamsburg, 2.5 hours to Northern Virginia.


  • Waterfront

    277' on Tabbs Creek
    Riprap shoreline
    Quick access to Bay

  • Pier

    4-5' MLW
    Floating dock
    Electricity & water

  • Acreage

    1.9 acres
    Private setting
    Low maintenance

  • Garage

    Attached double Garage
    Detached double Garage with
    Guest Apartment above

  • Pier with 4-5' MLW, electricity & water. Floating Dock.

  • Great pier with 2 ladders for swimming.

  • Wide views & just minutes to the open Chesapeake Bay

  • Fish cleaning station on the pier.

  • Riprap shoreline

  • Waterside of the residence with a GREAT back yard!

  • Waterside of the residence

  • Back deck with access from the garage & the Sunroom

  • Deck with areas for grilling, lounging & hot tub!

  • Deck

  • Just a short distance from the main residence to the detached garage/apartment.

  • Front yard with large circular driveway

  • Stately brick entrance, but with coastal charm throughout!

  • Attached 2-car garage

  • Custom outdoor shower . . . shouldn't every waterfront home have one?

  • Outdoor Shower with plenty of room & bench seat.

  • The kids will just love to swing by the water!


  • Built

    Updated & remodeled

  • Square Footage

    2055 square feet

  • Living Room

    23'7 X 13'5
    Wood burning fireplace
    Hardwood floors
    French doors to sunroom

  • Dining Room

    13'11 X 11'5
    Built-in bench seat
    Custom sconces
    Hardwood floors

  • New Kitchen

    21'2 x 11'5
    Corian countertops
    Subway tile backsplash
    Tile floors
    Center island
    Water views
    Maple cabinets

  • Appliances

    Stainless steel
    Dual fuel range with warming drawer
    GE Profile built-in microwave
    Garage refrigerator
    Apartment: refrigerator, range, microwave, washer & dryer

  • Bedrooms

    Main House: 3
    Guest Apartment: 1
    1st Floor Waterfront Master Suite

  • Master Suite

    15'8 x 15'6
    Added in 2012
    Walk-in closet
    Office Room 8'9 x 7'8

  • Master Bath

    Oversized shower
    2 pedestal sinks
    Laundry area

  • Main House Guest Rooms

    17'10 x 11'3
    17'10 x 13'7
    Hardwood floors
    HUGE walk-in closets 13'5 x 12
    Built-in bench seats

  • Bathrooms

    Main House: 2.5 Baths
    Apartment: 1 Full Bath
    Custom outdoor shower

  • Detached Garage/Apartment

    Built 2011
    780 square feet
    Oversized 2 Car Garage
    Built-in cabinets
    Separate septic

  • Apartment

    Living Room
    Dining Area
    Full Bath
    Washer & dryer
    Hardwood & carpet
    Split heat/cool system

  • Special Features

    Custom plantation shutters
    Reverse osmosis system
    New 50-yr roof in 2003
    New windows in 2003
    High speed internet

  • Welcome!

  • The front door leads to the center staircase, left side having Dining Room & the right with Living Room.

  • Living Room with hardwood floors & wood burning fireplace plus built-in shelves.

  • Living Room with access from the Foyer, Sunroom, Kitchen & Master Suite

  • Living Room

  • Dining Room with built-in bench seating & custom lights

  • Dining Room

  • Dining Room view to the Kitchen

  • New Kitchen with great light & open to the Dining Room & the Living Room

  • Corian countertops & stainless steel appliances plus subway tile backsplash

  • Kitchen with walk-in pantry & hallway with bonus pantry leading to garage

  • Walk-in Pantry in the Kitchen...with a water view!

  • Hallway from the garage to the Kitchen with powder room on the side.

  • Powder Room

  • Fabulous all season sunroom! EZ Breeze screen system!

  • Sunroom has wonderful views!

  • Perfect for entertaining with great space!

  • Sunroom

  • Perfect place for extra dining!

  • 1st Floor waterfront Master Suite added in 2012

  • Great views from the Master

  • Master Bedroom with sunroom access

  • Office area between the Master Bedroom & Bath

  • Great area for a Master Office

  • Master Bath is very coastal with wainscoting, light colors & clean lines.

  • Master Bathroom

  • Master Bath's large tiled shower

  • Master Bath tub

  • Upstairs in the hallway is great storage space with custom built-in cabinets

  • Waterfront Guest Room 1 with HUGE walk-in closet

  • Waterfront Guest Room 1 with built-in bench seat & storage

  • Guest Room 1's view through the custom interior plantation shutters

  • Guest Room 1's closet . . . so large it's currently a workout room!

  • Upstairs Guest Bathroom with shower/tub.

  • Waterfront Guest Room 2 with HUGE closet.

  • Waterfront Guest Room 2 with built-in bench seat & storage

  • Both guest rooms have lovely hardwood floors & chair rail

  • Guest Bedroom 2 has an enormous walk-in closet as well!

  • Inside the attached garage with access into the hallway/kitchen

  • Detached oversized 2-car Garage plus a great workshop

  • Great storage on the side & built-in cabinets

  • Creative painting going up the steps to the garage apartment

  • Apartment has open floor plan with hardwood floors & waterfront views

  • Apartment Kitchen with glass top range, built- in microwave & refrigerator

  • Apartment dining area open to the living room

  • Living Room area

  • Very nice space in the apartment

  • Apartment bedroom with waterfront views

  • Apartment full bath with washer & dryer


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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