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!
291' on theCorrotoman River
4-5' MLW pier w/seating areas
10,000 lb. boat lift
Double pane windows
3 BR septic installed
4 BR septic approved
872 sq. ft.
Washer & dryer
Lofted & beamed 9'+ ceiling
Living & Dining area
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