5.84 Acres of Residential Land For Sale in Amherst County, VA!
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Looking for the perfect place to call home with no building restrictions? This is it!!
If you are looking for quiet privacy to get away from it all, this listing will be ideal for you, consisting of 5.8 acres located in rural Amherst County, Va! Make this a site for your future home, cabin retreat in the woods, or weekend hunting spot! You'll find a great deal of wildlife here including whitetail deer, wild turkeys, and a wide variety of birds. The property is fully wooded, consisting mainly of hardwoods, and offers great views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Wooded foothills surround you on all sides. Part of the property slopes to a currently dry stream bed, while areas towards the Southeast end offer more level terrain on which to make your home. There are no building restrictions associated with the property. Access it by turning off Galts Mill Road onto the packed gravel Wesley Drive. Travel about .85 mile and then about another half mile after turning right onto Trey Court. The property has 828 feet of road frontage, and electrical service runs along the road to the site. There are no wetlands, it is not in the floodplain, and there is a satisfactory perc test on record.
Although this is a rural area of the County, the city of Lynchburg is only about 9 miles away. The James River is only .5 mile to the Southeast. Amherst County is located in the Piedmont Region, geographically near the center of the State of Virginia. As population was increasing in 1807, the county was subsequently reduced in size in order to give up land to form Nelson County. Tobacco was the major cash crop of the county during its early years. Boasting a current population of approximately 33,000 people, the county continues to grow. Recreational opportunities include canoeing, kayaking and fishing on public lakes, namely Mill Creek, Otter Lake, Thrashers Lake, and Stonehouse Lake. Additionally, you'll find many parks and hiking trails throughout, as approximately 25 miles of the Appalachian Trail passes through the County within the George Washington National Forest. Mountain peaks awaiting exploration included Mount Pleasant, Cole Mountain and Tar Jacket Ridge.