Irvington Tent House


Carters Creek, Lancaster Water Access

11 Spring Street
VA 22480

Sold CBRAR #2100375 NNAR #109425

Irvington Tent House . . . Vineyard Grove was designed from the history of Wharton Grove Christian Revival Meetings in Weems. These “tents” are charming replicas of the Gothic Style Victorians of that time. The tents have an open plan concept with modern day amenities. This home includes three bedrooms and 3 full baths. Walking paths through Vineyard Grove take residents to the pool or kayak launch on Carter’s Creek. Walk or bike a short distance into the town of Irvington with restaurants, shops and the iconic Tides Inn. An outdoor patio on the lower level and screened porch off the main level extend your living space. This home is wired for high speed internet too!


  • Acreage

    2 acre lot

  • Water Access

    Carters Creek access
    Kayak launch

  • Exterior

    HardiPlank construction
    Screened Porch
    Stone Driveway
    Basement Foundation
    Tool house

  • Vineyard Grove Community

    HOA $1950 annually
    Kayak dock
    Grounds maintenance

  • Unique "Tent" house

  • Front view of the home

  • Screened porch

  • Patio

  • Rear view of the home with screened porch and patio

  • Vineyard Grove community pool


  • Built


  • Square Footage

    1536 sq. ft.

  • Three Bedrooms

    Walk-in closets

  • Three Full Baths

  • Kitchen

  • Appliances

    Stack washer & dryer

  • Great Room

    Gas fireplace
    9' ceiling
    Cable TV

  • Dining

    Breakfast area
    Great Room

  • Heating/Cooling

    Air/heat pump
    Gas fireplace


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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