Multiple Sites With Mountain Views - Mature Timber with Extensive Trail System - Bold Stream With Water Fall
This gorgeous property nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Eagle Rock, Virginia would be perfect for your dream home, the outdoor sportsman, equestrians, or someone looking to start a small farm or for timber investment. There are numerous possibilities that this very unique property affords.
If you are looking to build a dream home with mountain and river views, then look no further. This property contains approximately 1600 ft of road frontage off of Salt Petre Cave road and has electric running to some old structures on the property. There are multiple sites on this property that contain unbelievable views of the surrounding mountains and the James River in the valley below. There is approximately 9 acres of pasture near the road and also a well- maintained trail system throughout the property that allows the whole property to be accessed. All you need to do is find your favorite place on the property and start building your forever home in the Blue Ridge.
This property would also be perfect for the horse enthusiast. There is plenty of room to build stables and your horses would have plenty of room to roam in the pasture. The trails on the property would provide endless days of riding and enjoying beautiful scenery. If you are looking to start a hobby farm there is also plenty of room for sheep, goats, chickens or planting crops. If you can dream it then this property can help you fulfill that dream.
There is plenty of wildlife sign throughout the property. Bear, deer, turkey, and small game are obvious residents if you are looking for your favorite hunting ground. This property has perfect habitat for those popular game species. The property mostly consists of mature hardwoods and pines. The numerous oaks throughout the property will supply the mast crop that all game species love. There are also some more dense cedar thickets located near the pasture at the front of the property. Those thickets provide great cover for game and a favorite edge that game like to travel. There are multiple large buck rubs along this edge that show that travel corridor. The pasture area at the front of the property would be perfect for planting food plots to help hold those mature bucks close by during hunting season or to put in some corn and sunflower dove plots if you are a wing shooter. Water is definitely not an issue for the wildlife here either. There is a bold stream that runs through the middle of this property that actually originates out of the bottom of a cliff face located near the center of the property. This cold stream has several camp or picnic spots alongside and would be a perfect stream to stock with trout to enjoy a little fly fishing. If you enjoy fishing larger water, then you are just minutes away from the Springwood Boat Launch on the Upper James River. This part of the James River, from its headwaters in Botetourt County through Rockbridge County provide some of the finest freshwater fishing available in Virginia. Anglers visit from all across the country to fish the region because the Upper James River offers a wide range of angling opportunities and settings. Smallmouth bass are the dominant game species, but spotted and largemouth bass can also be caught. Other species are also plentiful in the James River, including channel catfish, flathead catfish, and various sunfish species. This part of the James River is also a favorite destination for kayakers, canoes, and those that like to float tubes because of the mild rapids and breathtaking views as the river winds through the Blue Ridge.
There are many outdoor recreational opportunities to take advantage of in this area of Virginia. If you enjoy camping and hiking the Jefferson National Forest, the Appalachian Trail and the Blue Ridge Parkway are close by. This property is also located within a 30-minute drive of the towns of Buchanan, Fincastle, and Natural Bridge and within a 45-minute drive of Roanoke, Lexington and Bedford where you can enjoy movies, concerts, sporting events, wineries, breweries, and unlimited dining opportunities.
From its mountain views to its bold stream and diverse habitat, this property nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge has what you are looking for so give me a call and let me guide you around this unique Eagle Rock, VA property.
For more information on this and other Hunting, Timber, and Residential Land For Sale in Botetourt County VA, contact Joel Hoeffner at (540)-494-4070.