2.1 Acre Building Lot in the Quiet Countryside of Suffolk Virginia!
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Great opportunity for a building lot and waiting for your custom home in the southern end of Suffolk!
Great opportunity for partially wooded and cleared acreage in the beautiful countryside of Suffolk. 2.1 acres waiting for you to come build your dream home. This tract has plenty of paved road frontage. This is country living with conveniences not far away. Be at the Suffolk bypass in less than 10 minutes and then to all of Hampton Roads without a signal light. Less than 2 more miles and you are in Downtown Suffolk. In that time you will find shopping, banks, restaurants, and Obici Hospital. Old house was on property. Restorable block building on lot can make a great shed. Call about perc info.
Suffolk is located in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area which also includes the independent cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach, as well as other smaller cities, counties, and towns of Hampton Roads. With miles of waterfront property on the Nansemond and James River, present day Suffolk was formed in 1974 after consolidating with Nansemond County and the towns of Holland and Whaleyville.
Suffolk was founded by English colonists in 1742 as a port town on the Nansemond River in the Virginia Colony. Originally known as Constant’s Warehouse, for John Constant, Suffolk was renamed after Royal Governor William Gooch’s home of Suffolk, a county in East Anglia, England. Before European contact, indigenous American tribes lived in the region for thousands of years. At the time of English settlement, the Nansemond Indians lived along the river. In the early colonial years, the English cultivated tobacco as a commodity crop, but later turned to mixed farming. It became the county seat of Nansemond County in 1750.
Early in its history, Suffolk became a land transportation gateway to the areas east of it in South Hampton Roads. Before the American Civil War, both the Portsmouth and Roanoke Railroad and the Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad were built through Suffolk, early predecessors of 21st century Class 1 railroads operated by CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern, respectively. Other railroads and later major highways followed after the war.
Suffolk became an incorporated town in 1808. In 1910, it incorporated as a city and separated from Nansemond County. However, it remained the seat of Nansemond County until 1972, when its former county became the independent city of Nansemond. In 1974, the independent cities of Suffolk and Nansemond merged under Suffolk’s name and charter.
Peanuts grown in the surrounding areas became a major industry for Suffolk. Notably, Planters’ Peanuts was established in Suffolk beginning in 1912. Suffolk was the ‘birthplace’ of Mr. Peanut, the mascot of Planters’ Peanuts. For many years, the call-letters of local AM radio station WLPM stood for World’s Largest Peanut Market.
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- Property State: Virginia
- County: Suffolk
- Recreational: Yes
- Price: $70,000
- Address: Off White Marsh Road, Suffolk, Virginia 23434
- Acreage: 2.10
- MOPLS ID: 26295