Residence on Carters Creek


Carters Creek, Lancaster Waterfront

437 The Lane
Irvington, VA 22480

Sold CBRAR #1615829 NNAR #98994

This lovely residence was built in 1948 as a cottage and the current owners made it into a home in 1984 with harmonious additions offering beautiful views over Carters Creek.  32′ living room with wood burning fireplace, large formal dining room with wood burning fireplace, large kitchen with Corian countertops and new stainless steel appliances, large deck, waterfront office, three bedrooms, two baths and one floor living.  Wonderful features include floor to ceiling windows, hardwood floors, solid wood doors, recessed lighting, large sliding glass doors and a nice open feel throughout.  You will love the small town location with walking, biking or even golf carting to the quaint town of Irvington . . . full of shops, Tides Inn resort, Rappahannock Yacht Club and more!  Irvington residents have use of the town tennis courts and park.


  • Waterfront

    137' on Sams Cove/Carters Creek
    Easy steps to waterfront
    +6' MLW
    Perfect protection

  • Acreage

    1.06 Acres
    Lovely mature landscaping

  • Garage

    Attached 2 Car
    Workshop 16'5 x 12'

  • Lovely mature landscaping

  • Beautiful views of the waterfront

  • Protected, deep 6'+ MLW, perfect for a sailboat or any boat!

  • Pier view to the house with an easy elevation

  • Retaining wall & easy steps to the home from the pier

  • Lovely natural plantings along the path to the waterfront

  • Waterside of the home

  • Waterside deck

  • Large deck perfect for entertaining or relaxing

  • Deck access from the Living Room & the office

  • Front yard

  • Front of the home

  • Large driveway area with ample parking


  • Built

    1984 renovated
    More recent kitchen update

  • Square Footage

    2769 square feet

  • Living Room

    Wood Burning Stone Fireplace
    Hardwood Floors
    Great Views
    Open to Kitchen & Dining Room
    Deck access
    31'11 x 20'1

  • Dining Room

    Wood Burning Fireplace
    21'2 x 15'

  • Kitchen

    Corian Countertops
    Stainless Steel Appliances
    Informal Dining Area
    Built in Desk
    21'2 x 14'11

  • Appliances

    Refrigerator 2005
    Dishwasher 2015
    Stove 2011
    Washer 2009
    Dryer 2014

  • Bedrooms

    3 Total
    Master w/ Bath & Walk-in Closet

  • Bathrooms

    2 Full

  • Office Area

    Fabulous Waterfront Views
    Hardwood Floors
    Built in Bookshelves
    14'11 x 12'9

  • Mud Room

    Sink & Cabinets
    Washer & Dryer area

  • Features

    Hardwood Floors
    2 Fireplaces
    Plaster Walls
    Solid wood doors
    Copper Gutters
    Pella Windows

  • Other

    Water Heater 2011
    Heat Pump 2012
    Air Handler 2012
    Exterior Painted 2015
    Roof 2000
    Air Ducts Cleaned 2016

  • Welcomed by the floor to ceiling windows overlooking the creek

  • 32' Living Room with wood burning stone fireplace

  • Large Living Room with plenty of space to entertain

  • Wonderful views out of the Living Room with deck access

  • The Living Room is open to the Kitchen & just off the Dining Room

  • Informal Dining area in the Kitchen with great waterfront views

  • Part of the large Kitchen with great light

  • Large Kitchen with Corian countertops, built in desk area & upgraded appliances

  • Stainless steel appliances, all fairly new

  • Kitchen Dining Area is just off the Living Room & Dining Room

  • Built in cabinets & shelving complete with wine & glass storage

  • Formal Dining Room with wood burning fireplace & built-in shelves

  • French doors leading to the Living Room

  • Master Bedroom with hardwood floors, walk-in closet & private bathroom

  • Master Bathroom

  • Guest Room 1

  • Guest 2 currently used as an office/hobby room

  • Guest bath with shower/ tub

  • Office area with great waterfront views, plus deck access

  • Built-in bookshelves

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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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