Rappahannock River Waterfront Homes for Sale
The picturesque Rappahannock River flows through Virginia for one hundred eighty-four miles. The river is four miles wide at its broadest point, offering endless views as it feeds into the Chesapeake Bay. Many properties along the river enjoy beautiful sand beaches. Bald eagles are frequently sighted along the river and over one hundred pairs of bald eagles spend the winter season along the quiet banks of the river. The region also boasts the beautiful Belle Isle State Park, which is situated along seven miles of shoreline on the lower Rappahannock River in Lancaster County. The park offers visitors an opportunity to experience all the natural beauty of the region, as well as bike and kayak rentals.
The Rappahannock River is also known for producing some of the most highly regarded oysters in the seafood industry. Seafood lovers will find ample opportunity to enjoy fresh seafood from the area. Along the northern shore, situated just off the river on Carter’s Creek, is the Village of Irvington and located several miles down river is the nearby small town of White Stone. Other residential areas along the northern shoreline with excellent waterfront views include Weems, Mosquito Point and Windmill Point. Towns on the southern shoreline of the lower Rappahannock River region include Tappahannock, Saluda, Urbanna, and Deltaville. Smaller residential areas such as Waterview, Locust Hill, Topping, Wake and Hartfield are also located along south side the Rappahannock River. The Rappahannock River area is ideal for enjoying nature, relaxing along its beautiful shoreline, boating, kayaking and fishing in its unspoiled waters.
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