6.17± Acres
New Kent County, Virginia

6.17 acres of Waterfront / Residential & Recreational Land For Sale on the Chickahominy Lake in New Kent County VA!

ID: 57780
Status: Available
Price: $175,000
Acres: 6.17±
Address: 1601 Railway Lane
City, State: Lanexa, Virginia
County: New Kent
ZIP Code: 23089


For immediate assistance with this listing call Jacob Oliver at 804-380-6224 .

Have you been looking for a waterfront property that offers privacy, fishing, hunting, & relaxation? Then you have found it! Located just 45-minutes from Richmond & Newport News, at the end of a private road, this property is exactly what you have been looking for! Not ready to build your dream home or cabin, no worries because a camper is located on-site & is move-in ready! Call Jacob Oliver at 804-380-6224 to schedule a showing today!

Escape to the privacy of this 6.17-acre waterfront lot on the Chickahominy Lake in New Kent, County, VA! Nestled at the end of a private drive, the property boasts approximately 130’ of waterfront with multiple clearings, mature trees, & abundant wildlife, making it the ideal retreat for outdoor enthusiasts & an ideal location for a tucked-away homestead!    

Location: The property is just around the corner from the boat ramp at Ed Allen’s Marina, 30 minutes west of historic Williamsburg, & 45 minutes east of Richmond, making this an easy commute from most locations along the I-64 corridor. In addition to convenient access to amenities, the property is within a short drive of numerous wineries, golf courses, & Wildlife Management Areas adding to the recreational opportunities of this property. Imagine spending the afternoon winery hopping, golfing, gaming at Rosie’s, or fishing only to return to the property for an evening of campfires & cookouts!   

Structures: Whether you envision a recreational weekend getaway or building your primary residence, the owner has already invested into making this property turnkey with a fully functional camper that can accommodate up to 6 people (3 beds - table & couch convert to beds), kitchen, full bath, AC, electric fireplace, front porch, & even a wheelchair lift! The camper has its’ own electric panel (believed to be 100-amp) & is connected to the current owner's well & septic. Purchaser has 6 months from the settlement date to disconnect the well & septic from the camper & install their own unless Purchaser & Seller agree in writing for Purchaser to compensate Seller for the use of the well & septic. This will be handled after closing between the owner & the Purchaser. Behind the camper, a beautiful meadow provides plenty of space to build a primary residence or large garage for storage.  A roll up door storage container is adjacent to the camper to provide storage for equipment, firewood, or all your fishing gear!   

Land Features: The property has a diverse ecosystem: open clearings, mature hardwoods, wetland forests, & marshlands inhabited by deer, ducks, geese, ospreys, & other wetland bird species. Hunters, wildlife enthusiasts, & those seeking the freedom of country living without HOA restrictions will soak in the unique opportunity of this property. Lots on the Chickahominy Lake rarely come available so take advantage of this opportunity! The property is located in the 100-year flood plain.   

Recreational Opportunities: The property's diverse habitat offers whitetail, & waterfowl hunting opportunities, recreational activities, or a great place to relax. Chickahominy Lake is an approximately 1,230-acre freshwater reservoir that draws outdoor enthusiasts looking to enjoy a peaceful & scenic environment with plenty of outdoor activities. The lake is known for excellent bass fishing with 100s of citation fish reported annually. Crappie, bluegill, catfish, & pickerel are among the other sought-after species that inhabit the lake. Ed Allen's Boats & Bait is around the corner from this property. They offer boat rentals, service, a boat ramp ($10 one-time use fee), non-ethanol gas, & the Lakeside Restaurant! Not a fisherman? Then relax & enjoy watching bald eagles, herons, waterfowl, & plenty of other wildlife. Multiple boat ramps are available for easy access to the water, designated fishing piers, scenic picnic spots along the shore, & nearby campgrounds offering additional amenities for visitors, such as restrooms & picnic tables.   Waterfowl hunting has a rich history with thousands of waterfowl wintering on the lake & surrounding properties each year. Waterfowl hunting regulations vary so check with the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources for rules & regulations. The property is conveniently located between two wildlife management areas, the Game Farm Marsh & Chickahominy Lake WMAs. You’ll enjoy taking family & friends swimming, boating, fishing, or waterfront dining on the beautiful lake.   

History: In 1943 a low-head dam known as Walkers Dam was installed to create the lake for water supply for military operations, & the Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Company during WWII. Walkers Dam is about 22 miles upstream from the confluence of the James River & a boat lock allows boaters to navigate into the lake. Fish ladders were installed to promote various fish species to migrate up the river into the lake.   

Convenient Access: The property's proximity to Williamsburg (30 minutes), Richmond, & Newport News (45 minutes) makes it ideally situated for those seeking a recreational escape to the lake or looking to build their dream home away from the city!  

Overall, this parcel offers a blend of rural tranquility, convenience, & recreational potential, making it an attractive investment for those seeking a retreat property, hunting land, or their own part of the rich history of the Chickahominy Lake.   

Links of Interest:  

Ed Allen’s Boats & Bait - https://edallensboats.com/  

Lakeside Restaurant - https://lakesiderestaurantva.com/  

Game Farm Marsh WMA - https://dwr.virginia.gov/wma/game-farm-marsh/  

Chickahominy WMA - https://dwr.virginia.gov/wma/chickahominy/  

Royal New Kent Golf Club - https://www.royalnewkent.com/  

Rosies Gaming & Colonial Downs - https://rosiesgaming.com/racing/  

Saude Creek Vineyards - https://www.saudecreek.com/

New Kent Winery - https://newkentwinery.com/         

For more information on this and other land for sale in New Kent County, contact Jacob Oliver at 804-380-6224 or by email at joliver@mossyoakproperties.com, or visit landandfarmsrealty.com.

Additional Information


  • geese
  • waterfowl
  • whitetail deer


  • bird watching
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • watersports

water access

  • lake
  • river

Ask Jacob About This Property

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Nearby Properties Around New Kent County

Under Contract
Prince George County, VA
For immediate assistance with this listing call Jacob Oliver at 804-380-6224 or Danny Graham at 757-613-6059 . Great opportunity to build a custom home in the country! New survey, 2023 perc test discovered soils are suitable for alternative septic s...
22± Acres
Newport News County, VA
For immediate assistance with this listing call Frankie Falk at 757-478-7185 . 3.90 acres in Historic Newport News Virginia! Call Frankie Falk at 757-478-7185 to schedule a showing today! Mossy Oak Properties is pleased to give you this opport...
3.9± Acres
Under Contract
King and Queen County, VA
For immediate assistance with this listing call Danny Graham at 757-613-6059 . Great opportunity for an investment and to build that custom home your family has been dreaming of. Call Danny Graham at 757-613-6059 to schedule a showing today! Great ...
9.5± Acres