Carters Creek, Lancaster Waterfront

267 Chases Cove Lane
Irvington, VA 22480

Reduced CBRAR #1840739 NNAR #104340

Somerset is in a desired in-town location in the heart of Irvington.  Set on 8.7 private acres with lovely waterfront views on Carters Creek just off the Rappahannock River flowing out to the Chesapeake Bay.  Enjoy outdoor amenities including a large waterfront pool and new boathouse with 6′ MLW on a protected cove, having ample space to dock many boats and water toys.

This classic coastal cottage was updated in 2009 and has a cozy family feel.  The front door opens to a large Dining Area with heart pine floors, wall of windows, and is between the Kitchen and Living Room. The Living Room has high ceilings, heart pine floors and double doors to the large Sunroom.  The Sunroom has built-in bookshelves and a large wood-burning brick fireplace and doors to the deck and waterfront pool area.  The kitchen has a breakfast area and door to the driveway.  There is an en suite bedroom with jacuzzi tub/shower.  There are three bedrooms total, all with a water views, plus three full baths.  The home has an attached garage with perfect storage for all the water toys.  There is ample room to expand the home.  ‘Somerset’ is sure to be a family treasure!

Get to know more about this area!  Visit Irvington, VA here and see how charming this waterfront small town feels with dining, shops and home to the Hope & Glory Inn, Tides Inn and the Rappahannock Yacht Club.  To know more about the surrounding areas, visit Virginia’s River Realm.  The towns close to Irvington is White Stone and Kilmarnock.


  • Waterfront

    Carters Creek
    Just off the Rappahannock River
    Driveway to Waterfront

  • Water Depth

    6' MLW

  • Boat House

    NEW Construction 2018
    New finger pier
    New pilings
    Electricity installed
    32 X 47
    1504 sq. ft.
    2 large interior slips

  • Exterior Amenities

    Waterfront Pool

  • Pool

    Gunite Pool
    New Cover 2011
    New Pool Pump 2018

  • Garage

    Attached 1 Car

  • Acreage

    8.7 Acres

  • Front of this classic coastal cottage

  • 6'MLW on a protected cove on Carters Creek

  • Beautiful private setting

  • Just moments to the Rappahannock River

  • Protected Cove on Carters Creek with deep water at the NEW boathouse

  • The boathouse was all redone in 2018 with large slips & finger pier

  • Boathouses are grandfathered in place, so this makes this property truly unique!

  • You will love having your boat protected with this boathouse

  • Deck looking to the side of the yard

  • Lovely Waterfront Views!

  • Great NEW finger pier with ample room for water toys!

  • Kayak storage

  • Drive down to the waterfront, perfect to bring all the water toys & accessories!

  • Tree-lined drive to the home

  • Front of the cottage

  • True Family Treasure on Carters Creek...come make your memories start today!

  • Great areas to play or garden in the yard!

  • Side of the cottage with access door to the Sunroom

  • Tree-lined Drive

  • Great storage buildings with potential to make into Guest Cottage

  • This outbuilding could be made into Guest Cottage & has a kitchen, separate septic & electricity

  • Storage Building

  • Attached 1-car garage is perfect for all the Pool or River Toys


  • Built

    Remodeled in 2009

  • List of Renovations

    All Electrical Updated
    New custom Kitchen, appliances & flooring
    New HVAC & duct work
    New Bathroom in Master Suite & Guest Suite
    New entry doors from driveway
    Refinished/Repaired Hardwood Floors
    New flat roof over Dining Room

  • Living Room

    Brick Fireplace
    9'8 Ceiling
    Open to Porch
    Ceiling Fan
    13'3 X 21'3

  • Dining Room

    Exposed Brick Wall
    Recessed Lighting
    Washer/Dryer & Pantry off Dining Room
    12'10 X 22'8

  • Sunroom

    Access to Deck & Pool
    Wood Burning Fireplace
    3 Ceiling Fans
    38' X 18'10

  • Kitchen

    Dining Area
    GE Dishwasher
    Electric Range
    Built in Microwave
    13'1 X 11'10

  • Master Suite

    Water Views
    Bath - Jacuzzi Tub & Shower
    14'5 X 13'2

  • Guest Room 1

    Water View
    Hardwood Floors
    12'11 X 10'1

  • Guest Room 2

    Tray Ceiling
    Ceiling Fan
    12'0 X 15'11

  • Three Full Baths

  • Square Footage

    2747 sq. ft.

  • Front entrance into the nice sized Dining Area

  • Wall of windows gives great natural light!

  • Just off the Kitchen & the Living Room, great place for entertaining!

  • Easy flow for entertaining to the Living Room from the Dining Room

  • The Living Room has high ceilings & fireplace

  • Living Room

  • Double doors to the Large Sunroom

  • Cozy up to this fabulous wood burning fireplace in the Sunroom

  • The door leads to the waterfront deck & pool

  • A wall of built-in bookshelves & cabinets for great storage

  • The Sunroom has two walls of windows & two access doors to the outside

  • This fabulous Sunroom can accommodate many family & friends

  • The custom Kitchen was redone in 2009 with tile floors, cabinets, countertops & more

  • The sink is overlooking the Creekside

  • Large enough for a kitchen table & has an exterior access door

  • Ensuite waterfront bedroom with high ceilings & private attached bathroom

  • Ensuite Bedroom

  • Attached bathroom remodeled in 2009 with jacuzzi tub/shower

  • Hallway from the Living Room to the Guest Suite

  • Guest Suite 2 has high ceilings, wall of closets & next to the bathroom

  • Guest Suite 2

  • This new bathroom is next to the Guest Suite 2 with access for family & guests off Living Room

  • Full bathroom two with walk-in tiled shower

  • Close this door from the kitchen & have a private Guest Suite 3

  • Guest Suite 3 with full bathroom across the hall

  • This hallway also has access to the attached Garage, convenient bath area for outside

  • Full bathroom three across from the guest suite three

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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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