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 Mallard Bay, Virginia

Mallard Bay Property Owners' Association (MBPOA)

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 87, Heathsville, VA  22473

Physical Address:  803 Mallard Bay Drive, Heathsville, VA


Things that do not exist in the singular.

There is no such thing as eating a potato chip and no such thing as making a trip to the hardware store and, most importantly, there is no such thing as a deer crossing the road.


Mallard Bay Independence Day Picnic - July 3

Getting the Word Out in Mallard Bay

Yordy Honey For Sale

Multi-Purpose Court Quiz

Charcoal Grille for Giveaway

Reedville Independence Day Events Including Fireworks

One Slip at Mallard Bay Dock Available for Rent

MBPOA Board of Directors Minutes of June 7, 2022

Festival Chorale in Reedville

An Appreciation

U.S, Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band to Come to Irvington

Paddleboard is For Community Use Until the Owner is Identified

Canvasback Playing Field is Ready

Thanks for Memorial Day Picnic From Bob Mitchell

Memorial Day Picnic Photos


Mallard Bay is a property owners' association community located on Virginia's Northern Neck, a peninsula bounded by the Potomac River, the Chesapeake Bay and the Rappahannock River.  It consists of 169 lots ranging in size from 0.5 acre to 5.4 acres.  Several of the lots are located on the shores of the Great Wicomico River, Bush Mill Stream or one of two lakes and three ponds.

The community offers something for everyone in the family to enjoy.  A spacious clubhouse, available free of charge to MBPOA members for public or private functions is equipped with entertainment facilities, stone fireplace, WiFi, restrooms, kitchen, outdoor deck, and swimming pool.  It overlooks the headwaters of the Great Wicomico River.  Other amenities include two tennis courts, a basketball court, a soccer goal, a tetherball, a dog park and a multi-function game court featuring pickleball, volleyball, badminton, shuffleboard and basketball.  The community maintains an active social schedule.  Clubs and groups cater to a wide variety of interests.  Regularly scheduled cookouts, parties and even the occasional casino night, murder mystery, lecture and live music are part of the available entertainment.

Those who relish a quiet day on the Great Wicomico, a tidal river that flows into the Chesapeake Bay, can make use of a community boat dock with individual boat slips available for rental, a separate crabbing pier with floating kayak/canoe dock, two kayak/canoe racks available for rent and a private boat launching ramp.  The well-protected river, almost always mirror calm, is perfect for fishing, crabbing, sailing, power boating, and canoeing.  Hiking trails give pleasure to all who delight in the natural beauty of the area enhanced by the picturesque setting of two freshwater lakes and three ponds, all of which offer catch and release fishing.  Wildlife that can be seen regularly include deer, rabbits, groundhogs, otters, raccoons, beavers, ducks, turtles, herons, eagles, owls, turkeys, vultures, geese, swans and osprey.

Developed by The Bay Company, the overall landscape design plan for Mallard Bay is the work of Virginia landscape architect Ralph Higgins.  The clubhouse was designed by William Darwin Prillaman, A.I.A.

Northumberland County has authorized the use of golf carts on public roads within the Mallard Bay community.