Stunning Shingle-Style 

on Carters Creek

Tucked away in a small vineyard on the edge of one of Virginia’s most quaint coastal towns, this Carpenter Gothic cottage exudes romance and a vintage, yet sophisticated character. Architectural details of board and batten siding, Victorian gingerbread, pointed-arch windows and doors is borrowed from the "tent communities" that sprang up around 19th-century revival meetings. The welcoming covered front porch with rockers overlook the vineyard and a white-fenced meadow. Enter the sun-lit living room with gas fireplace decorated with comfy chairs, artfully weathered tables and pieces of quirky original art to create a warm, intimate ambiance. The dining area, and kitchen expand the cleverly designed space to a screened porch overlooking the headwaters of Carters Creek. On the second level, a delightful master suite and bath make a dreamy private retreat with contemporary luxuries. Two cozy guest rooms suites with full baths on the lower level open to a covered stone terrace. Vineyard Grove amenities include an un-crowded pool, Carter’s Creek kayak launch, and walking paths through the woods. A short walk or bike ride into the center of the town of Irvington offers coffee shop, boutiques, steamboat era museum, art galleries, farmer’s market, the Trick Dog Café, the Tides Inn resort and Hope and Glory Inn and the many historic homes of one hundred years ago. The small-town spirit is reflected in seasonal celebrations. This location, convenient to the surrounding services, is perfect for a private getaway or an opportunity for a successful income-producing investment.

MLS® ID: 1838157

155 Park Place

Irvington, Virginia, 22480

$245,000 Active
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1536 SQFT
With a water view in the intimate Irvington community of Vineyard Grove, this enchanting Victorian cottage has a fairy tale essence. From the Gothic doors and windows to the gingerbread trim, the timeless architecture reflects the simple lifestyle of another era. The covered front porch provides an ideal location for relaxing in a rocking chair and enjoying the beautiful surroundings. The sun-lit living room with gas fireplace, dining area and kitchen are located on the main level. Commune with nature on the inviting screened porch, a tranquil refuge surrounded by trees. On the second level, a delightful master suite and bath create a vintage-style private retreat with modern luxuries, complete with a large pair of Gothic doors that open to reveal the nostalgic grounds, double vanities and jetted tub with shower. Two additional guest rooms and two full baths are on the lower level. Community amenities include a community pool and pier to launch a kayak. The historic town of Irvington offers fine restaurants, art galleries, museums, boutique shopping, farmer's market & town celebrations. This convenient location is perfect for a private getaway.
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Listing courtesy of Jim & Pat Carter Real Estate


  • Pool
  • Acreage Range
    2 - 4.9 acres
  • Zip
  • Office name
    Jim & Pat Carter Real Estate
  • SQFT
  • Bedrooms
  • Full baths
  • Half baths
  • Property type
    Single Family
  • Elementary school
  • Junior high
  • High school
  • Year built
  • Lot size
  • Waterfront
  • Body of water
    Carters Creek
  • Sewer
    Conventional Septic
  • Heating
    Electric,Heat Pump
  • Tax year
  • Office ID
  • Agent ID
  • Agent name
    Emily E. Carter
  • Tax amount
    $ 1568.0
  • Price Range
  • Bedrooms Range
    3 Beds
  • Full Baths Range
    3 Baths
  • Waterfront description
    Creek Frontage, Dock/Mooring, MLW 0-2 Ft
  • Square Feet Range
    1500-2000 sq ft.
  • Year Built Range


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