White House Creek Farmhouse


White House Creek, Lancaster Waterfront

187 Ratcliffe Lane
Lancaster, VA 22503

CBRAR #1904164 NNAR #104708

White House Creek Farmhouse is a private waterfront peninsula that contains 1.8 acres with almost 1000′ on White House Creek off the Corrotoman River, and has its own boat ramp and 5-6′ MLW pier.  The charming 1910 farmhouse has had some lovely renovations including new kitchen and baths, new flooring in several rooms, and new HVAC.  Two large outbuildings with concrete flooring are perfect for storage, or could be repurposed as a guest cottage or studio.  Truly a beautiful spot to sit on the porch and enjoy enchanting waterfront views!


  • Acreage

    1.86 acres
    Waterfront peninsula
    4 BR septic system

  • Waterfront

    1125' on White House Creek
    off Corrotoman River
    5-6' MLW pier
    Boat ramp

  • Outbuildings

    24'x23' (potential guest house or studio)
    60'x25' (floored storage above)
    Both with concrete floors

  • Exterior Features

    Vinyl siding
    Shingle & metal roof
    Screened porch

  • Beautiful waterfront peninsula with almost 1000' on White House Creek

  • 5-6' MLW pier

  • White House Creek flowing out to the Corrotoman & Rappahannock Rivers

  • Waterside building is great for storage

  • Gorgeous wide views

  • Charming circa 1910 farmhouse

  • Screened porch across the waterside of the home

  • Widows walk overlooking the creek

  • Aerial view of the pier

  • Aerial view of the home

  • Long water frontage with rip rap & bulkhead protection

  • Enjoy enchanting views from the screened porch

  • 60'x25' building with concrete floor. Could be garage, storage, or workshop.


  • Built

    Circa 1910
    Recent renovations

  • Square Footage

    2048 sq. ft.

  • Living Room

    Gas fireplace (as is)
    New flooring

  • Family Room

    Chimney for woodstove
    New flooring
    Built-in cabinetry

  • Dining Room

  • Kitchen

    Renovated in 2015

  • Three Bedrooms

  • Two Full Baths

  • Appliances

    Air/heat pump

  • Welcome!

  • Entrance opens to the kitchen

  • Large living room with built-in cabinetry & new flooring

  • Gas fireplace (not currently connected)

  • Family room with built-ins & new flooring

  • Chimney for woodstove

  • Formal dining room

  • Renovated kitchen

  • Dining bar & bay window

  • Stainless steel appliances

  • Spacious master bedroom

  • Beautiful wood floor & water views

  • Bedroom 2 with water views

  • Bedroom 3 (please excuse the storage!)

  • Widows walk overlooking the creek

  • Full bath 1


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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