‘Holyoke’, circa 1841, sits on 10 beautiful acres surrounded by farmland. Covering over 3200 square feet, this antebellum farmhouse has been tastefully updated while retaining its historic charm. Upgrades include new energy-efficient windows. The main floor features a large living room, dining room, eat-in kitchen, utility room and half bath. Three bedrooms and two baths are located on the second floor. The partially finished basement offers a large room which could be an additional bedroom or family room, plus storage areas. Multiple outbuildings include two large garages measuring 60’x40′ each. Enjoy outdoor entertaining with the 36’x16′ in-ground pool and brick patio. Truly a rare gem for historic home lovers!
Open front porch
Two 60'x40' garages
Two single garages
Two storage buildings
3248 sq. ft.
Vermont Castings woodstove
Waterford Stanley woodstove
Stainless steel appliances
Pass-thru dining bar
Large room could be bedroom, family or rec room
Samsung gas range
Samsung WiFi refrigerator
Heating & Cooling
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.
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