Tree House on Carters Creek


Carters Creek, Lancaster Waterfront

5490 Irvington Road
White Stone, VA 22578

Sold CBRAR #1815479 NNAR #106912

Tree House on Carters Creek! Lovely custom home with back deck overlooking the creek and the dock. Surrounded by trees and completely private, this remarkable home includes a screened porch that runs along the entire side of the residence. Charming Craftsman touches and hardwood floors throughout.  Other features include a huge front deck, great room with cathedral ceiling, and an open floor plan. The second level is a loft area. There are two waterside bedrooms with lots of windows and adjoining baths. No grass to mow – more time to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of nature or launch your canoe from the dock and explore the wonders of Carters Creek. The Tree House is located close to the towns of Irvington and Kilmarnock for restaurants and shopping.


  • Acreage

    .67 acre

  • Waterfront

    Carters Creek frontage
    Perfect for kayaks & canoes

  • Exterior

    2 story
    Wood frame
    Screened porch

  • Welcome to the Tree House!

  • Beautiful Carters Creek frontage

  • Nicely elevated lot with steps to pier

  • Nestled in a private, natural setting

  • Great area for kayaking and canoeing

  • Front entrance

  • Relax on the deck

  • View from the deck

  • Screened porch runs the length of the house

  • Lovely Craftsman details

  • Side view

  • Ample storage under house


  • Built

    2004 construction

  • Square Footage

    1248 sq. ft.

  • Great Room

    Cathedral ceiling
    Ceiling Fan
    Dining Area
    Recessed lighting

  • Kitchen

    Stainless steel appliances
    Dining bar

  • Two Bedrooms

    2 waterside bedrooms
    (each with its own bath)
    Lots of windows

  • Two Full Baths

  • Appliances

    Electric range
    Stack washer/dryer
    Air/heat pump

  • Loft

    Sitting area
    Additional sleeping

  • Entrance to the spacious great room

  • Beautiful hardwood floors throughout

  • Cathedral ceiling and abundant windows enhance the great room

  • View from the balcony

  • Dining area joins the kitchen and great room

  • Stylish and well appointed kitchen

  • Stainless steel appliances

  • Laundry area with stacked washer & dryer

  • Bedroom 1

  • French doors open to the deck

  • Bedroom sitting area

  • Beautifully detailed woodwork everywhere!

  • Gorgeous woodwork

  • Loft sitting area

  • Could be extra sleeping space

  • Loft is great for reading area or office

  • One of two full baths


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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