Merry Point Cottage


Corrotoman River, Lancaster Waterfront

96 Estates Lane
Merry Point, VA 22503

New NNAR #111090

Merry Point Cottage…. “A dream come true” . . . 5.4 acres with over 290′ of waterfront on the Corrotoman River. Infrastructure installed.  The Guest Cottage completed in 2014 has 3 bedrooms (3 bedroom septic installed & 4 bedrooms approved), a full bathroom, outdoor shower, artesian well, dock with 10,000 lb. boat lift, floating dock and cleared homesite for a main 4 bedroom home. This delightful guest house allows you to live at your new waterfront home while you finalize your plans and start construction on your dream house. The “Merry Point Cottage” has been professionally decorated and offers a full kitchen, dining area, and a spacious great room with a lofted and beamed ceiling. French doors open to the waterside deck featuring views of the Western Branch of the Corrotoman River. A natural setting surrounds the cottage, and there is a pathway leading to the elevated building site offering wide and expansive views to the water. Continuing down to the fully equipped dock, you can enjoy multiple seating areas showcasing this lovely waterway and magnificent sunsets!


  • Acreage

    5.49 acres

  • Waterfront

    291' on theCorrotoman River
    4-5' MLW pier w/seating areas
    10,000 lb. boat lift
    Floating dock

  • Exterior

    Double pane windows
    Insulated doors
    Security lighting
    Stone driveway
    Outside shower

  • Infrastructure

    Artesian well
    3 BR septic installed
    4 BR septic approved

  • Welcome to the Merry Point Cottage, designed by famed architect, Donald Lococo

  • Professionally decorated, charming guest cottage

  • Live in this lovely cottage while you build your "Dream Home". Complete with Artesian well

  • Easy living - enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner on the deck!

  • French doors lead to the waterside deck with River views of the Corrotoman.

  • Water views everywhere!

  • So many spots to relax outside

  • The Western Corrotoman River where your dock is on the right in the foreground

  • Aerial view of the pier/dock

  • Down to the dock with 2 separate seating areas, lift, water and electricity

  • Floating dock - perfect for swimming and water toys

  • Delightful spot for some iced tea!

  • Extended seating off the dock located half way out the dock

  • Dock incudes a 10,000 lb. boat lift


  • Built


  • Square Footage

    872 sq. ft.

  • Three Bedrooms

  • Bathrooms

    1 full

  • Kitchen

    Dining area

  • Appliances

    Range Hood
    Washer & dryer

  • Great Room

    Lofted & beamed 9'+ ceiling
    Living & Dining area

  • Heating/Cooling

    Air/heat pump

  • Entry to Guest Cottage with hardwood flooring throughout the living area

  • Room for the entire family in the Great Room with vaulted paneled ceiling

  • Design detail is worth noting

  • Wonderfully bright with Andersen windows and doors

  • Windows surround a light and airy room

  • Well appointed custom kitchen

  • Lovely cabinetry and appliances

  • Dining area is adjacent to the kitchen and French doors leading to the waterside deck.

  • Open floor plan with great flow for family and guests.

  • Master Bedroom with queen bed and his and her closets

  • Full bath with on-trend walk-in glass shower, custom towel rods for 6

  • Matching bunk rooms with extra long twin beds for guests

  • Bedroom 3 also has extra long twin beds

  • Open Hallway leads to 2 guest rooms


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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