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Area Info

Quick Facts

  • Bay River Realty serves the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula areas, also known as Virginia’s Bay River Region.
  • The Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula are located on the “Western Shore” of the Bay.
  • The Northern Neck is made up of Northumberland, Lancaster, Westmoreland, and Richmond Counties, and is bordered by the Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay, and Rappahannock River, along with several other smaller rivers and dozens of creeks.
  • The Middle Peninsula is made up of Essex, King & Queen, Middlesex, Mathews, and Gloucester Counties, and is bordered by the Rappahannock River, Chesapeake Bay, and York River, along with other rivers and creeks.
  • Home to General Robert E. Lee and President George Washington.
  • Less than a two-hour-drive to Washington, D.C., Richmond, and Norfolk/Virginia Beach.
  • Mild climate with four distinct seasons.
  • Low cost-of-living (as compared to other parts of the country!)
  • Farming, lumber production, fishing, crabbing, and oystering are the largest industries in the region.
  • Recreational activities include boating, water sports, fishing, hunting, biking, golfing, historic sight-seeing, wine-tasting, and back-yard games.
  • Low crime rates.
  • Medical facilities, emergency services, retail shops, restaurants, service businesses, UPS/FedEx delivery, high-speed internet, and other modern conveniences are all available.
  • A great environment to raise a family.
  • Sincere, genuine, friendly people make you feel welcome.
  • Relaxed, quiet, and slow-paced lifestyle!
  • Properties available for purchase include waterfront homes, waterfront land, inland homes, inland land, farms, and small commercial properties.