Summer Cottage


Carters Creek, Lancaster Waterfront

1169 Johns Neck Road
Weems, VA 22576

Sold NNAR #107896

Summer Cottage . . . Looking for the perfect little waterfront getaway cottage?  Look no further! This home is nicely elevated on Carter’s Creek with wide views, enjoy boats coming and going, with Tides Inn just across the creek. This great home has a metal roof, two bedrooms, one full bathroom, open kitchen/great room, awesome covered waterfront porch, deep water pier to 6′ MLW. Homesite is 0.6 acre, and 1 acre is submerged land. Sellers in the process of getting an expired, approved Bay Act Site Plan re-approved which would give allowance to build a new home, garage and pool.


  • Waterfront

    Carters Creek frontage
    Rip Rap Shoreline

  • Water Depth

    6'+ MLW at Pier with Large Slip
    Power & Water at Pier

  • Acreage

    1.71 Total Acres
    Homesite: 0.605 Acre
    Submerged Land: 1.08 acre


  • Built


  • Square Footage

    926 Sq. Ft.
    Potential for a 1500 Sq. Ft. Home

  • Kitchen

    Opens to the Living Room
    Gas Range
    Sink overlooking Carters Creek
    Built-in Microwave

  • Living Room

    Open Living Area
    Covered Porch access
    Ceiling Fan

  • Bedrooms

    2 Bedrooms

  • Bathrooms

    1 Full Bathroom


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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