SOLD!! 373 Acres of Residential Hunting and Recreational Land For Sale in Franklin County VA!

REDUCED! Large Acreage Property Built and Managed for Hunting Over the Last 25 Years – 1900 Square Foot Cabin, Multiple Outbuildings, Miles of Interior Roads, and 20 Acres of Food Plots – Borders 14,000+ Acres of State Managed Hunting Land.

This trophy managed 373 +/- acres in Franklin County, Virginia has been a hunters paradise in the making for the last 25 years! It started as 40 acres and the building of a 1900 square foot 3- bedroom 2 bath cabin with a wrap-around porch and has been built into a luxury, managed hunting ground and a place where memories are made every time you set foot here. There are 6 parcels total that have been acquired over the years and there has been a lot of blood, sweat and tears to develop this very unique property into what it is today.

Along with the cabin there are numerous other outbuildings that have been constructed over the years. There is an 800 square foot barn, two 30 X 40 open storage sheds and a very impressive 2400 square foot heated shop/garage with loft. There are also two old rustic homes on the property that will get you imagining days long ago in Franklin County. An outside wood stove has been installed along with a wood storage shed that allows for supplemental heat for both the main cabin and the shop in the colder months. When hunting season is in and you are enjoying some down time with family and friends you wont have to worry about taking game to the local processor after a tag is filled because next to the barn is a game cleaning station. This area contains a gambrel hoist, sink, water, electric and a walk-in cooler. Many nights have been spent in this area talking about the days hunt, admiring the trophies that were harvested, and telling a few stories. There are several other places to make memories and enjoy time with family and friends while taking in the spectacular mountain views this property has to offer. There is a custom-built hot tub and fire pit area that lie just a few steps off of the cabin porch and they overlook the pond, food plots, and creek below the cabin. Deer, bear and turkeys frequent these areas daily and allow for some great wildlife watching while enjoying the company of others.

The structures on this property are not the only labor of love that have been created over the years. There have been miles of interior gravel roads and trails built throughout the property that make every inch completely accessible. Named road signs have also been installed to help guests that come to the property get to specific areas without getting lost and to help them find their way back to the cabin after an evening hunt. Approximately 20 acres of food plots have been created throughout. These plots have been maintained over the years and have already been planted this year. There are also numerous tree-stands and box blinds that have been strategically placed on the food plots and throughout the wooded areas of this property. Many of these stands and blinds have amazing views that you can enjoy while waiting for that trophy. If you thought that 373 managed hunting acres couldnt get any better, it does. This property has an access trail that goes straight to the border of the State maintained Fairystone Farms Wildlife Management Area (WMA). From Fairystone Farms WMA you can also access the adjoining Fairystone State Park and Philpott Lake lands. Altogether these three public landowners provide over 14,000 acres that is open to hunting including a 5,000-acre quality deer management zone that has special antler restrictions. All of this can be reached just by walking out the back door of your cabin. This property has everything you need already in place to chase trophy bucks and bears this fall.

If you enjoy fishing, you would be hard pressed to find a place that offers more diverse freshwater fishing at your fingertips than this property does. There is approximately 3/4 of a mile of Runnett Bag Creek and 1/4 mile of Buttermilk Branch contained within the boundaries of this property. Runnett Bag Creek is a popular State stocked trout stream that is accessible just a short walk downhill from the cabin. Grab your fly rod and waders and fish your own private stretch of creek without seeing another angler. There is also a public boat launch approximately a mile down the road from the main entrance of this property that provides access to Phillpott Lake. This lake covers an area of 2,900 acres and contains about 100 miles of shoreline. There are numerous fish species to pursue on this lake with Large Mouth Bass, Small Mouth Bass, Walleye, Crappie, Blue Gills and Sun Fish being the most popular. Other water activities such as boating, kayaking, and swimming can be enjoyed on this lake along with camping and picnic areas.

There are many extras that come with this property. The only things that are leaving here are the taxidermy and some personal items, so if you are looking for a property that is move in and hunt ready, this is it! It is time for you and your family and friends to start making outdoor memories in this very loved and special property. If you would like to view this property, please contact the listing agent.

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  • Property Features

    • Property State: Virginia 
    • County: Franklin 
    • Recreational: Yes 
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    • Price: $1,295,000 
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    • Address: 2475 Johnny's Ridge Rd, Ferrum, VA 24088 
    • Acreage: 372.70 
    • MOPLS ID: 45705 
  • About the Agent

    Danny has been a licensed Real Estate agent for over 25 years where he has concentrated on residential and land sales. He has experience in rehabbing houses, managing rental property, and land development. Danny and Leigh Ann, his wife of 32 years, live in Suffolk where they raised their two daughters Claudia and Olivia. Danny was born and raised in a rural setting where he grew up boating, fishing, hunting, and camping. Still an avid hunter and outdoorsmen there is no better place for him to be than in the field. Whether he’s at the beach, or even in the back yard, but especially in the woods, it is a passion of his. His knowledge of Suffolk and the surrounding area will allow him to help advise you on the possibilities of your land use whether it is for a home site, family recreation, a hunting property, or investment. Danny’s dream had always been to own land so he could have a place where he and his family could go and enjoy, a place that was their own. He realized that dream. Let him show you how to realize your dream, not just for yourself but also for your family. Danny is a great fit for the Mossy Oak team because he believes being outdoors and sharing it with others is simply a dream job.
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