SOLD!! 52.96 Acres of Hunting Land For Sale in Franklin County VA!
Secluded Mountain Property – Diverse Habitat With Streams, Trails and Game Sign Throughout – Deeded 50 Right of Way With Utility Easement
Just in time for hunting season!!! This secluded property located on Chestnut Mountain in Franklin County would be perfect for your next hunting camp or that quiet place to build a mountain home. There is a 50 foot deeded right of way and deeded utility easements from Coopers Mountain Road all the way to this property making easy access and building very feasible.
This 53 acre tract contains diverse habitat with approximately 3 acres of cleared land at the front of the property that has several years of growth. This area creates plenty of edge, browse, and bedding areas for wildlife. The level terrain on this part of the property also makes it the perfect place to put in some food plots to help hold wildlife. Just behind the cleared area is a creek bottom that has several streams and mature timber. This bottom is a major wildlife corridor and is loaded with game sign. This area is a perfect place to hang some tree stands to catch traveling bucks and bears. The remainder of the property goes up to the top of the ridge at the back border. This area consists of young to medium aged mixed timber and laurel thickets. There are multiple established trails that provide access and allow you to navigate the entire property for hanging stands, hunting or collecting your trophy. The current owners family owns adjacent property and has stated that they would be willing to discuss leasing that additional acreage for hunting to whoever purchases this property.
There is plenty of other outdoor recreation at your finger tips with this property as well. It is less than 10 miles to Turkeycock Mountain Wildlife Management Area (WMA). This WMA has 2,679 acres and lies along the ridge of Turkeycock Mountain. This WMA is predominantly a forested landscape with several wildlife openings located throughout. There are a number of small streams on this property and Scout Pond is located near the southwestern corner of the WMA. Hunting for deer, bear, turkey and small game can be enjoyed here along with hiking and wildlife viewing.
If fishing and water recreation is what you are looking for, Smith Mountain Lake is only 30 minutes away and provides water recreation on 26,000 acres and 500 miles of shoreline. This premier fishery offers outstanding fishing for bass, stripers, crappies, catfish and bluegills. Other recreational opportunities like waterfowl hunting, boating, sailing, and recreational water sports are also popular on the lake. There are approximately 25 marinas on the lake that offer many rental opportunities for boats, jet skis and fishing gear.
As tucked away as this property is you can still be in the towns of Rocky Mount and Martinsville in 20 minutes for all of your needs. Martinsville is also famous for NASCARs Martinsville Speedway. This Speedway is the shortest track on the NASCAR Cup Series circuit. Because of its small size, tight corners and unique shape Martinsville Speedway offers some of the most exciting and close-quarters racing in the sport and the fans are closer to the action here than at any other track on the circuit.
Whether you are looking for a great hunting property, a place to build your mountain getaway or a recreational property to invest in now and build on later this property can make it happen and is a must see! If you would like to view this property please contact the listing agent.
For more information on this and other Hunting Land For Sale in Franklin County VA, contact Joel Hoeffner at 540-494-4070, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website mopva.com.
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- Property State: Virginia
- County: Franklin
- Recreational: Yes
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- Price: $79,000
- Address: Off Coopers Mountain Rd, Martinsville, VA 24112
- Acreage: 52.96
- MOPLS ID: 53872