F#4 Forest to Sea: 3.31 acres, located at the very end of a 50-acre peninsula commonly known as Holly Shores. Rather a big deal these days that septic, well, electric is already installed and cleared the footprint for a new home. The reason is septics are really expensive now 25 to 39k and clearing is quite pricey too. Just the right amount of trees cleared to allow for expansive views over Nandua Creek and to provide ample privacy. 3 1'2' at MLW near the sandy shoreline, quickly becoming deeper with well-marked channels to the Chesapeake Bay. $275.000.
G#8 Soft clouds that melt into the mist stem from the marshes at the horizon's edge, combined with the high banks, majestic trees and navigable waters, sets the atmosphere for traditional Eastern Shore homesteads at Hunting Creek Pointe. Home site 7, being surveyed and is 2.5 acres with frontage on Hunting Creek. Surveyed with well & septic certifications. One is inclined to whisper in order to hear the sounds of wings or catch a glance of color in the vast views over the headwaters. Private road, no sq' building requirements. No mobile homes please. $110,000.
W#1 Creek Acres: If you could capture the natural beauty and serenity of a park, turn it into two home sites of a total of 8.47 acre with waterfrontage on Pungoteague creek, complete with dock and artesian well - this would be it. The land is bounded by forest. Almost half-mile crushed shell drive winds past the trees to the homesites, which has been cleared, leveled, surrounded by landscaping, and made ready with electricity. A 5-zone sprinkler system cares for the plantings and lush lawn, which abuts a 300 foot long dock. Surveyed and recorded building lots with excellent elevations.10 minutes to town center of Onancock. $340,000.
S#2 Nar a time went by since 1840 that a woman's touch was present. This property, ever so private, was all about fishing and hunting, ducks in particular. The long time resident was a supurb cabinet maker, fisherman and duck hunter. There was always room for all his buddies to enjoy his passions. There are 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, with master bedroom ensuite on the 1st floor, family and sitting room too. Screen porch and deck scan the back elevation, that has expansive views of Pungoteague creek, easily navigable to tributaries and the Chesapeake Bay. Attached is a garage and set apart is a massive workshop, with attached boat storage and a shed to hold nautical gear. No doubt a man's man sort of property, yet if you are a lady that enjoys privacy, fishing and hunting, then certainly worth changing the cycle with your touch. $590,000. Off the Market
L#1 Private Island: Located in the Pocomoke sound. Starling creek and Chesapeake Bay, 400'off shore of Saxis Island, that is accessible by a causeway. GPS receiver, in 2005 data, indicated the island to be 75 acres of which 4 1/2 acres of forest and 5 1/2 acres of grass fields, remainder in marsh lands. Army Corps of Engineers has built an erosion control jetty that has trapped the moving sand and created a beach along the northwest side of the island. Installed is a septic for a 3-bedroom home has been approved by the Health Department To the SW is a massive boat basin. An all-season retreat, fishing, boating, water sports, bird watching, duck hunting. Easily navigable from the marina in Saxis. Comes to mind what a lovely spot for a glamping resort.$485,000.
S#3 Ornithologist & Ethologist Haven: A home site on a private gravel dead end road of 2 acre, is a forest of high banks gently sloping to marsh lands and Parkers Creek. The creek is navigable to Virginia Inside Passage Way, all the barrier islands and on to the Atlantic. The home site is surveyed, has well & septic certifications for conventional system, big saving, with a neighborhood of tiny houses and large homes all living in harmony. The property seems ever so private, teaming with wildlife. A boat ramp and temporary tide-up dock is just around the bend. $70,000.
G#2 Hunting Creek Pointe, A small development of 13 home sites with paved roads in place and certification for conventional septic. Base flood elevation is 4', therefore no flood insurance is required if you build 4.5' , isn't that lovely. There is a T dock is place with 2.5' at MLW and average tidal change of 3'. Good protected anchorage. The setting is park-like, in that the trees and lawns have be well groomed. No HOA, no mobile homes. Hopkins and Johnson Landing are nearby boat ramps.$130,000.
M#3 The waters of Chesconessex Creek beckon you to explore, relax, and call them home. Bay breezes abound and the sounds of nature serenade you. Situated in the salty, neighborly, rural Onancock hamlet of North Chesconessex, this homesite provides 0.97 acres of waterfront. The 3 bedroom septic is already installed, survey on file, and well certification approved - ready for construction. A short walk away is a dock with temporary tie-up for your boat while you build. Take advantage of the option to more than double your land by purchasing the adjacent 1.26 acre homesite, with septic installed too. Reasonably offered at $89,000, or make it a total 2.23 waterfront acres for just an additional $60,000.
U#1 Travel within 10 minutes of town center to the country setting on Deep Creek, once part of an historical plantation, known to have been inhabited as early as the 1700s. Located on a protective cove with 3' at MLW, easily navigable to the Chesapeake Bay and to the boat yard at Deep Creek village. Bring your pets large and small and your boat to begin the Eastern Shore life. Well & septic certification in place. $125,000.
F#1 Under the grant of the Crown of England the tract of land known as Chesconessex was purchased from the Indians, of the hills called A- [illegible] by the first immigrant ancestor, Col. John Wise, for 7 Dutch blankets. John Wise settled on Chesconessex Creek in 1635, was a lawyer by profession and a highly esteemed for his integrity & success; he was Speaker of the House of Delegates of Virginia, from 1794 to 1799. Presently two home sites of 1.94 acres is available with two septics installed. A tributary of the creek meanders through the woodlands, providing wildlife views at every turn. The views of the big waters convey, as well. Construct your home on a slice of history being nearly untouched from Colonial times. Owner will finance. $95,000.
G#5 Indigenous forest on the rookery of Leatherbury Creek. Eloquently located in a small neighborhood of large home sites and well maintained homes, being 5 minutes to the town center of Onancock. No need for flood insurance for elevations above the flood zone. 3,29 surveyed acres with certification for a conventional septic and well. Electric is installed to the home site.. Bird enthusiasts will be delighted with the communal nesting grounds, where there are frequent sightings of Egrets, Night-herons, Ibises to name a few No HOA. Private well maintained road, with 2' at mean low water, navigable to Onancock creek and the Chesapeake Bay, $205,000.
G#6 A lovely spot to while away the hours observing the nature at the headwaters of Hunting Creek, especially since the Sellers are having a dock built, spacious enough sit about. Hunting Creek Point is a small development with 13 homes sites with 4 having been sold. Only restriction is no mobile homes. Shallow waters with high bank, surveyed with well & septic certifications for conventional systems. Private hard surface roads and electric to the home site. Within 10 minutes to two towns, Onancock and Parksley.$98,000.