Lancaster Inland

11545 Mary Ball Road
Lancaster, 22503

CBRAR #1810553 NNAR #102764

Historical Dream House, circa 1790, “Saratoga” is a fine example of late Federal and Greek Revival architecture. Situated on 2.6 park-like acres, the grounds are highlighted by a cherry tree lined drive leading to a circular entry featuring a formal boxwood garden setting. This 2525 sq. ft. Gem of History includes three working fireplaces, spacious first floor rooms, and a second floor that boasts two oversized guest bedrooms and bath. The Master Suite includes a fireplace plus an all-new Master Bathroom. Additional unique features include a large English basement with fireplace, brick floor, new screened porch, back deck,extensive patio, two-story Amish barn, and a totally restored SUMMER Kitchen. Enjoy a walk through time and visit sensational Saratoga!

Saratoga is an Native American word meaning “the hillside country of the quiet river.”  This charming, historical home is a true treasure to this area.  Filled with lovely landscaping and in a great location near the town of Kilmarnock, only 5 minutes away.  Enjoy a small town encircled by waterfront with a boat ramp nearby. Saratoga is being sold “as is, where is”.


  • Acreage

    2.6 acres
    Park-like setting
    Cherry tree lined drive
    Boxwood garden setting

  • Landscaping

    Plum, Pear & Fig trees
    Pergola of Rose, Clematis & Honeysuckle
    60 ft. Asparagus Patch
    Several small gardens

  • Outside features

    2 story Amish Barn
    Brick Patio

  • Summer House

    Summer Kitchen
    Dining Area

  • Exterior

    Wood siding
    Crawl Space
    2 stories
    Metal Roof
    Artesian Well

  • Historical magic dating back to 1790

  • Welcome to Saratoga!

  • Saratoga for all seasons

  • Manicured grounds all around this magnificent property

  • Lovely dining room hidden away in the Summer Kitchen w/brick lined root cellar

  • Open fields extend your backyard

  • Back deck plus screened porch & brick patio fencing

  • Welcoming driveway

  • Saratoga's relaxing gardens

  • Perfect spot for outdoor dining

  • Country Living

  • Well tended flowering trees/bushes

  • Lush foliage & flowers

  • Gardens for all seasons

  • Brick patio w/boxwood border leads to an elegant formal dining room in the totally rebuilt "Summer Kitchen"

  • Springtime at Saratoga

  • 2 story Amish Barn

  • Welcome Home

  • Beyond the remarkable landscape lies Saratoga

  • Lots & lots of wildflowers

  • Warmth of home


  • Built

    Circa 1790
    Later additions

  • Square Footage

    2525 sq. ft.
    478 sq. ft. Basement (finished)
    956 sq. ft. Basement (unfinished)

  • Three Bedrooms

    Master Suite:18' x 16'
    Bedroom 2: 15.5' x 15.5'
    Bedroom 3: 15.5' x 15.5'

  • Bathrooms

    3 full baths

  • Foyer

    1st floor entry

  • Kitchen

    15.5' x 15.5'
    Historically designed
    Eat-in Kitchen

  • Great Room/Library

    18' x 15.5'
    Original section c. 1790

  • Family Room

    15.5' x 15.5'

  • Office

    11' x 6'

  • Living Room

    15.5' x 15.5'
    Tray ceilings
    Window treatments

  • Sunroom

    12' x 9'

  • English Basement

    Interior & exterior access

  • Appliances

    Washer & Dryer
    Tankless Water heater

  • Mud Room

    Off back deck

  • Original room c. 1790, Great Room, Library

  • Front Room, Den

  • Built in Kitchen Armoire

  • Historically designed, country elegant kitchen

  • Sunny screened porch

  • Master suite w/working fireplace

  • En suite Master bathroom

  • Master Bath

  • Full bath view 2

  • Delightful Mudroom off back deck

  • Front guest bedroom

  • Office space

  • Rear guest bedroom

  • Upstairs landing with entry to 2 guest bedrooms & bathroom.

  • One of two charming guest bedrooms

  • The McCord Bathroom

  • 2nd floor Laundry Room

  • English basement, w/interior & exterior access. Large, bright & airy

  • Additional bathroom

  • Summer Kitchen designed to perfection


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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