Every sunrise is thrilling, every sunset sparkling, and the setting moon's reflection is always a surprise. You watch for the Ospreys, Bald Eagles, Muskrats, and schooling fish and focus the binoculars on the boaters wondering from what harbor they came. Topo Map
Zoom in CLICK the picture to see slideshow. Home of Bruce and Jessie Anderson from 1972 till 2006. Jill and I lived here in 1977 before moving to Cypress Farm in Ocran.
Sandbar In The Rappahannock River
In 2004, my son, Thomas, and I took a client out by boat to measure the water depth off the lot he was buying and then visited the island. People from all over the river sunbath, explore, and party here.
Real Estate For Sale
31 Watling Street
31 Watling Street
Urbanna, VA, 23175
Zoom In Snug Harbor! Recently updated, this two-story structure on slab foundation has been improved with new wiring and new kitchen featuring top-of-the-line SS appliances including dual-fuel range with gas cooktop and drawer dishwasher, and Coastal-style white cabinets w/Granite counters.
Zoom In Wildwood is a 57-acre country estate of field & forest with wrap-around views of Hull Creek, just off the Potomac River. Designed for the outdoor enthusiast, this property provides a private wild game preserve for hiking or hunting with established cart trails through the woods.
Zoom In Outstanding vacation or full time home with three bedrooms and garage on second lot. Boathouse and pier with deep water. Lots of level land and good elevation.
92 Bartlett Lane Lancaster VA
92 Bartlett Lane
Lancaster, Virginia, 22503
Zoom In Custom Timberframe Log Home built in 2007 with three bedrooms and one additional bedroom in the 1318 square foot walkout basement. Perfect for sailors or kayakers and the flat area below the house is great for childrens games. Study Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Andersons Listings.
Zoom In Fabulous southwest sunset views down the Rappahannock River. Asking $274,000. Protected by forest on the north and a bulge in the shoreline, located off the cul-de-sac and containing 1.65 acres. Study Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Andersons Listings.
Zoom In At $199,000, this is the best priced river lot on the Rapphannock River. Contains 1.53 acres with riparian forest and five mile views. Discount if bought with lot 5. Study Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Andersons Listings.
Zoom In Beautiful south west views from a spectacular, level, building site. Asking $329,000 and includes 1.41 acres, a hay barn, an open field, and sandy soils. Study Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Andersons Listings.
Zoom In Give me a beach any day! 1.41 acres including a small private beach, an old time corn crib, a great building site, and excellent perk. The old farmhouse on adjoining lot 7 is occupied by a new owner. Study Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Andersons Listings.
Zoom In Seller says, buy all six waterfront lots and get a solid discount! List price is $1,699,000. Additional 25 acres of quality farmland may be available. 9.6 acres, horse barn on lot 5, and 1040' of shoreline. Study Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Andersons Listings.
Zoom In Built in 1985, the 3 BR 2.5 baths has 1726 square feet and owns with five other homes a +/-50' strip along the shoreline, the community pier with a dedicated boat lift, plus the swimming pool. Excellent access to Bay fishing, shopping and hospital. Study Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Anderson's listings.
Zoom In Just like the Bay beach cottage you vacationed at in 1960! Built of cinder block with a slab floor, this house loves breezy days a warm summer nights in sight of the surf. Study Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Andersons Listings.
Zoom in Solid home built in 1998 in good condition in Chesapeake Harbor with a bay access marina nearby. Walk to the common area with a low tide beach and big bay vistas. Similar homes for sale in the local MLS. See all of Bruce and Jill Andersons Listings.
Zoom In Wooded lot with protected deep water harbor just minutes from the Bay. This lot is on the upstream portion of a small point on Cranes Creek for long downstream views. Four bedroom perk, 1.47 acres, and 5'+ MLW
Zoom in A stunning building site with spectacular southwest views and deep water in Oak Hill subdivision on the Corrotoman River. In a lovely waterfront community of only 5 premium sites on 25 Acres. Similar lots for sale in the local MLS. See all of Bruce and Jill Anderson's listings.
Attractive Colonial style home has been updated for today's lifestyle with open Living Areas and 4 sunny waterside sliding glass doors. 2 FPs, 1st flr BR, back porch & deck w/large backyard featuring a low-tide sandy beach, riprap, bulkhead, & exquisite sunsets. 2 car att. GA. Septic for 3 bedrooms; one other room decorated as 4th bedroom.
SOLD August 28, 2014. Zoom in $699,500. Extremely private yet convenient site with large, older house on the coveted Eastern Branch of the Corrotoman River containing 19 ± acres and +/-700' of shoreline with multiple waterfront building sites. Similar Properties for sale in the local MLS. See all of Bruce and Jill Anderson's listings.
Zoom In Great beach and protected shoreline with gigantic views. Price is $275,000, 1.57 acre building site is mostly cleared, access to boat ramp. Study Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Andersons Listings.
Zoom In Sold for $710,000. "Camellia", a property for sale on Indian Creek containing 8.6 acres including a large 1925 dairy barn, a cute Potting Shed, a pier to 6' MLW, a two bedroom Arts and Crafts Bungalow fully renovated in 2000, and extensive Camellia gardens. Study Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Anderson's listings.
Zoom in This turn-key ready cottage makes a great get-away with it's 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and substantial pier for both sailors and power boaters. Check out Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Andersons Listings.
Zoom In This 4 bedroom, 2 ½ bath home is of high quality brick construction. It features an open interior floor plan with vaulted ceilings. Study Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Andersons Listings.
Zoom in This attractive contemporary home offers scenic water views and a protected 6' Mean Low Water pier with electric, water, and a boat lift. Cedar-clapboard siding and classic lines grace this modern design that is framed by mature landscaping with a large and shady waterfront deck. Check out Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Andersons Listings.
Zoom in Big view, sand beach, two deep water piers with six slips, one bedroom, upscale guesthouse built and a four bedroom 36' x 75' house site all on a spectacular point of land at the mouth of Antipoison Creek looking into the Chesapeake Bay. Study Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Andersons Listings.
This lot sold for $80,000 on Dec. 16, 2011. Zoom in for a tree top view of this wooded lot containing +/-0.73 acres with 5' to 6' MLW in a protected location on Seniors Creek. View the chart.. The sale is subject to securing a sewage disposal system Certification Letter and an approved Site Plan. See similar lots for sale in the MLS for Lancaster County, or all of Bruce & Jill Andersons Listings.
Farmhouse on 19 acres - Sold
476 Fleets Bay Rd
Kilmarnock, Virginia, 22482
Zoom in19.4 acres of farmland close to Town with a basic house (heated and cooled, deep well water, tool shop, carport, fruit trees, and 3 BR septic) with many DIY upgrades. Land adjoins a farm pond in the rear and the headwaters of Dymer Creek. Similar Properties for sale in the local MLS. See all of Bruce & Jills Listings.
You can cruise the shoreline for many miles before you find a beach house like this one on the Chesapeake Bay with white sand and endless sunrise views. The community, Trail's End, has a boat ramp on Tabbs Creek off Pine Trail. Study Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Anderson's listings.
Sailors travel overland long distances to enjoy the excellent nearby sailing at the mouth of the Corrotoman and Rappahannock Rivers. The Marina and adjoining yacht club have become a social hub for both sides of the Corrotoman River and the FREE Merry Point Ferry provides the connection. Click for a map of the marinas and boat ramps in the Northern Neck.
Zoom in This is a FREE cable ferry operated by the Virginia DOT between Merry Point and Ottoman, VA.and carries two cars, six people, and sometimes Merry the dog. Click for a map of the marinas and boat ramps in the Northern Neck.
Irvington Boat Ramp
Irvington, Virginia, 22480 Lancaster County
Zoom in Fee is $5.00 and this boat ramp gives access to the lower Rappahannock River. Note, this ramp is privately owned and there is no sign to it off Steamboat. Remember the picture of the driveway entrance! Click for a map of the marinas and boat ramps in the Northern Neck.
Located on Greenvale Creek in Lancaster County, Virginia. Click for a map of the marinas and boat ramps in the Northern Neck.
Conrads's Upper Deck Restaurant
Rocky Neck Road
Mollusk, Virginia, 22503
The pictures were taken in 2004 when Conrad's Seafood was for sale and still operating as a seafood plant and a restaurant. Steamboat era pictures hung forgotten in the seafood plant. Click for a map of the marinas and boat ramps in the Northern Neck.
The family had a great outing along this mile long section of wild Chesapeake Bay shoreline. The official State site provides current information and a PDF fact sheet and map is included. Don't let those Tiger...Beetles get you!
Chesapeake Trail Western Branch Corrotoman River
There is good parking on Rt. 3 and an easy, rustic trail through the riparian forest adjoining the headwaters of the river. Descriptive signage has been provided by the Northern Neck Audobon Society, and The County of Lancaster is the owner. The lower trail runs along an old ox cart path and has some benches midway with a large deck once you reach the river. Enjoy superb water views from the deck, about 0.25 miles from the road. Access for canoes or kayaks carried in can be made at this point. A looping upper trail runs along the ridge above the river back to the parking area. Important, apply bug repellant for ticks and chiggers in summer and respect adjoining private property! Click for a map of the water access sites in the Northern Neck.
A 397 acre forest dedicated to public use by Catherine B. Chilton in 2000 and owned by the Commonwealth of Virgnia. There is a gravel parking area, and trails are under construction. More information.
Great Mill Swamp
Fresh Water Section
Western Branch Corrotoman River
Lancaster, Virginia, 22503
Stream Bottom Wetland
Lancaster, Virginia, 22503
Valley between Lancaster High School And Hickory Hollow Natural Area. Cross country athletes jog a broad trail from the back of the school athletic field into the Preserve.
Upland Pictures At Hickory Hollow Natural Area
Lancaster, Virginia, 22503
Looks like much of the level uplands was bulldozed about 50 years ago, not an uncommon forestry practice then.
$389,000 Carter Cove house
206 Carter Cove Ln
Weems, Virginia, 22576
Zoom in Well constucted, low maintenance, brick home on a protected cove of Carter Creek with 6' MLW is a short run to the fishing grounds of the Rappahannock River or elegant dining at the Tides Inn. Study Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Anderson's listings
Zoom in to see "Fleeton". A Family estate? A future B & B? A large Chesapeake Bay home with sweeping views of the mouth of Cockrells Creek in the nautical village of Fleeton, summer home of Reedville's early 20th Century shippiing Captains. Similar homes for sale in the local MLS. See all of Bruce and Jill Anderson's listings.
Zoom in Ready to build: electric installed, central water system, sewer installed. Pier is to 4' MLW, shoreline riprapped, site is cleared and out of the flood zone, and soils are well drained. All it needs is a house from which to watch the strikingly peaceful sunsets over the Corrotoman. See similar lots in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Anderson's listings.
Zoom in Lot for sale is centrally located in the Town of Irvington within biking distance to the Post Office and restaurants. Bridge Cove of Carters Creek gives fast access to fishing grounds on the Rappahannock River. Check out Similar Properties in the local MLS, or all of Bruce & Jill Anderson's listings.
Lot 2 River Ridge I, $187,900, SOLD
Zoom in 0.71 manageable acres with a level, elevated, building site, deep water, and beautiful long views. On Bells Creek close to sailing waters of the Corrotoman River, the forested site has +/-7'MLW available, and well drained, sandy soils. The building site enjoys maximum views postiioned at the crest of the slope. Similar lots for sale in the local MLS. See all of Bruce and Jill Anderson's listings.
Zoom in Sunny, level, waterfront point containing 1.48 acres and 223' of shoreline is ready for your home and offers 5 feet ± Mean Low Water just off The Bay! Similar lots for sale in the local MLS. See all of Bruce and Jill Anderson's listings.
Zoom in Quintessential River Cottage occupies one of the finest sites on the Rappahannock River at its confluence with the Corrotoman. Wide Southern views provide dramatic sunsets to the southwest, and a steady breeze off the "Bermuda High." Similar Properties for sale in the local MLS. See all of Bruce and Jill Anderson's listings.
Jill and I photographed Western Branch Preserve a couple years before it was developed. At the time, we had it listed and came to love the wild beauty of the land but were unable to find a buyer.
Granville Bay On The Rappahannock River
Mollusk, Virginia, 22503
This beautiful property sold in 2002.
Zoom in Camp meetings were held in this grove of towering oaks on the banks of the Corrotoman River beginning in 1893, and people traveled to revivals by boat from all over the Chesapeake Bay. A quarter mile long pier extended to deep water so steamboats and hundreds of smaller boats could tie up alongside as up to a 1,000 people strolled the pier in their finery. Tents first, then cottages were built among the oaks using a tent-style architecture that has been locally copied, and the now, private homes, and grounds are cherished by owners and the community.
At their first Association meeting, everyone told the owners that they had the best lot. The lot includes 3.31 acres about evenly split between field and forest with 414' of fresh water shoreline and access to Community Beach on the Potomac River. See all of Bruce & Jill Anderson's listings, or look at Similar Properties in the Local MLS.
Be sure to read about the history of Robert "King" Carter and his family estate, "Corotoman", located two miles away in Weems. Also, the archaeological section describes digs, discoveries, and unanswered questions.
A first settler in Lancaster County, he arrived in 1645 and built a home at the head of navigation on the Western Branch of the Corrotoman River where he is buried. Once Lancaster County was formed in 1651, he served as the first burgess to the Virginia House Of Burgesses. There is a monument at the site of his grave.
Click the link to see a paper published in 2000 about a Native American site on the Eastern Branch Of The Corrotoman River. Considerable historical information is included about Native Americans in Lancaster County and the Northern Neck of Virginia.
Built as a family home, the Clubhouse is a popular setting for intimate and social dining. Golfing at Indian Creek offers a beautifully renovated and redesigned 18 Hole, Par-72 course and expansion of Indian Creek’s marina was completed in 2005. More.
Mission - To provide access to a wide variety of quality literary and informational materials and services which enhance the cultural, intellectual and practical pursuits of the community. Special emphasis is placed on stimulating children's interest in reading and learning. More
Opened for play in 1976, the Golden Eagle is a proud design of George W. Cobb and his associate John LaFoy. Carved out of the beautiful wooded landscape around a 50-acre lake, the Golden Eagle has many elevation changes and well placed bunkers for all skill levels. More
Canoe Ride To Hills Creek
Click media('Canoe Ride To Hills Creek', '') to see the slideshow.
Sand spit on the Corrotoman
The sand spit guards the entrance to Grandview Cove, pristine waters we named after a nearby property.
Northumberland County Public Schools are committed to excellence in education, equality of educational opportunity, and the recognition of each student's individuality. Northumberland School System news. See the schools serving the Lower Northern Neck.
Northumberland County Public Schools are committed to excellence in education, equality of educational opportunity, and the recognition of each student's individuality. See the schools serving the Lower Northern Neck.
The goal of a Montessori education is to allow each child to reach his or her full potential, intellectually and in relationships with others, while developing a sense of self-esteem and responsibility. See the schools serving the Lower Northern Neck.
Sheila McGill is the Head Of School, email@example.com. The school currently has Preschool and Kindergarten Classes, and Preschool Extended Day in the afternoon. On October 31, 2008, the school is moving into a new facility next to the DMV. See the schools serving the Lower Northern Neck.
My wife, Jill, and I are real estate agents with Jim & Pat Carter Real Estate, Inc. PO Box 301, Irvington, VA 22480, 804-436-5251 Cell, 804-438-6575 helping people buy and sell real estate.
All property for sale or rent on or through this website is available on an equal opportunity basis. It is the policy of Bruce and Jill Anderson to provide services without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, familial status, physical handicap or disability.
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