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Somerset by the Bay

$895,000

Antipoison Creek, Lancaster Waterfront

2390 Little Bay Road
White Stone, VA 22578

Reduced CBRAR #1917195 NNAR #105483

Somerset by the Bay is a Northern Neck historic treasure!  Located minutes from Fleets/Chesapeake Bay, this home is situated on 17+ acres and has wide views on Antipoison Creek.  The property has been subdivided into three parcels with two waterfront homesites (one with current home) and the third having access to the pier on the property.  The current pier has 3′ MLW, but for deeper anchorage, one could put a pier on the other parcel to 5’+ MLW.  This is a lovely protected area that shelters sailboaters throughout the year.  Part of the land is being farmed by a local farmer, and there are no restrictions on the land.  This is a fabulous waterfront parcel to farm or have horses.

The historic farm house was built in the 1830’s and has many original features, plus addition in the 1970’s.  The original part of the home consists of the Dining Room, Office, Foyer, Kitchen, Screened Porch, downstairs Bedroom and both upstairs Bedrooms.  Beautiful original features preserved throughout include hardwood floors, wood doors and hardware, mantles around the Dining Room and Office fireplaces, and large windows.  The additions contain the Living Room, Laundry Room, and attached garages.  The Living Room has three sides of windows overlooking the creek with 13’8″ shiplap ceiling and a wood burning fireplace.  There is a large Kitchen with ample cabinet and storage space, Corian countertops, built-in desk, breakfast area and access to the Screened Porch.  The formal Dining Room is off the Kitchen and Foyer and has a gas log fireplace.  The Office is off the Foyer and has built-in bookshelves, a fireplace (never used by current owner), and access to the Screened Porch.  Downstairs has a bedroom with direct access to the full bathroom.  Upstairs has a nice sized landing area, two large guest rooms, and a full bathroom.  Both bathrooms have been gorgeously upgraded, as well as the foyer and the upstairs bedrooms with all new sheetrock and fresh paint, plus the upstairs floors have just been refinished.  There is an attached 1-car garage plus an attached 1/2-car garage, perfect for boat toy storage or a golf cart..  There is also a 3-bay detached garage with one bay having drive-through access, and wonderful storage above.

The garden has a fenced raised bed with strawberries and more.  The yard is landscaped with mature plantings including a magnolia tree, crepe myrtles, large fig bush and more.

This home is a true Northern Neck historic treasure with a great protected location off the Chesapeake Bay, no flood zone, private acreage and just minutes to the towns of White Stone, Irvington or Kilmarnock.  Only an hour+ to Richmond/Williamsburg/Newport News or two+ hours to Northern Virginia/Charlottesville.

Exterior

  • Acreage

    17.9 Acres
    Part being farmed, see description for details

  • Waterfront

    626' +/- Waterfront
    Antipoison Creek
    Fleets/Chesapeake Bay
    Protected "Hurricane Hole"

  • Water Depth

    2-3' MLW (Current Pier)
    5'+MLW could be reached

  • Garage

    Detached 3-Bay Garage w/Storage above
    22 X 32
    Attached 1.5 Bay Garage

  • Garden

    Raised & Fenced Garden Area
    Garden with a View!

Interior

  • Built

    Circa 1830
    Additions in 1970's
    Qualifies as a Historical Home

  • Square Footage

    2433 Sq. Ft.

  • Foyer

    Refinished Hardwood Floors
    Orginal Part of the Home
    15'5 X 6'4

  • Living Room

    Hardwood and Tile Floors
    Peak Ceiling with Shiplap (13'8)
    Wood Burning Fireplace
    Passive Solar
    20'4 X 18'5

  • Dining Room

    Brick Fireplace (Gas Logs)
    Original Mantle
    Chair Molding
    Plaster Walls
    15'5 X 13'1

  • Office

    Brick Fireplace
    Access to Screen Porch
    Oil Baseboard Backup Heat
    Plaster Walls
    14'3 X 15'6

  • Kitchen

    Dining Area
    Tile Backsplash
    Corian Countertops
    Built-in Desk
    Skylight
    Access to Screen Porch

  • Appliances

    GE Profile Appliances- Advantium & Wall Oven
    Kenmore- Dishwasher & Refrigerator
    Gas Surface Units & Hood
    Washer & Dryer

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2 NEW Full Bathrooms
    Gorgeous!!

  • Master Bedroom

    First Floor Bedroom
    Split System
    Closet
    Access to Full bath- NEW 2018

  • Guest Rooms

    2nd Floor has been Completely Renovated
    2 Guest Rooms
    Water Views
    Closet
    15'6 X 13'6
    12'11 X 16'1

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Location

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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