$609,500
329.2± Acres
Available
Floyd County, Virginia

Creek-to-Peak: 329+/- Acres of Cascading Waterfalls, Moonshine History, & Untouched Mountain Landscape in Floyd & Ferrum, VA

ID: 56662
Status: Available
Price: $609,500
Acres: 329.2±
Price Per Acre: $1,851
Address: 2575 Shooting Creek Road
City, State: Floyd, Virginia
County: Floyd
ZIP Code: 24091

Description

About the Property:

Outdoor enthusiasts, hunters, anglers, and investors, take notice! Running the valley along Shooting Creek to peak elevations around 2,600’, this exceptional 329-acre property in southwest Virginia offers a rare opportunity to own a significant piece of the state's past. Steeped in moonshining history with an old homesite and whispers of a hidden cave, the land beckons exploration and awaits your vision.

Undeveloped and having the same owner for the last 25+ years, this property presents a blank canvas to make it your own. Over a half-mile of frontage on the picturesque Shooting Creek provides endless opportunities for recreation, from fishing to simply enjoying the sounds of water dancing over the rocks. A lush hardwood forest heavily comprised of oak, hickory, and poplar has sat seemingly untouched for 30+ years and offers a great timber resource and stunning scenery. Developed ATV/UTV trails allow you to easily explore the property's diverse terrain from top to bottom while “stopping to smell the roses” (literally) or foraging for wild berries on the brambles of berry bushes you’ll find dotted throughout the landscape.

Running just south of the Eastern Continental Divide, the significant elevation changes, ranging from 1,600’ along Shooting Creek to over 2,600’ at the mountain peakline, create a unique landscape with breathtaking vistas and diverse microclimate, while dramatic rock outcroppings add a unique geological element to the landscape. Abundant wildlife sign, including deer and turkey, expose a thriving ecosystem on the mountain.

Multiple potential sites overlooking Shooting Creek offer dream cabin settings, allowing you to wake up to the sound of cascading waterfalls. Or build higher up to enjoy breathtaking vistas of the surrounding peaks and valleys. The option is yours!

A portion of the property rests in Floyd County, with the remainder in Franklin County, allowing you to choose which county you’ll call home. This positioning places you just minutes from the world-renowned Blue Ridge Parkway and nationally-recognized town of Floyd, offering scenic drives, charming small-town hospitality, and endless outdoor adventures. Convenient paved road frontage ensures easy access to the property.

This unique property offers potential for a variety of uses, including residential development, hunting, timber investment, outdoor adventure park, or simply a private escape. It’s currently in a land use program for added tax benefits!

Close proximity to vibrant towns like Floyd & Rocky Mount, renowned wineries like Chateau Morrisette & Villa Appalacia, the luxurious Primland Auberge Resort, the energetic Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, & the Roanoke Valley provides a wealth of options for dining, entertainment, & cultural experiences. 

Don't miss out on this chance to own a piece of history! 


To schedule a showing or inquire about the property, please contact Justin Rolfe at 704-998-1013 or jrolfe@landandluxury.com


Get To Know the Area: 

  • Discover Old Moonshine Stills Along “Shootin’ Creek”:  If Franklin County, Virginia was the so-called “Moonshine Capital” of the world during Prohibition in the 1920’s, then Shootin’ Creek – located in the southwest corner of the county – might qualify as the “Moonshine Capital” of Franklin County. In T. Keister Greer’s book, “THE GREAT MOONSHINE  CONSPIRACY TRIAL OF 1935,” he mentions Shootin’ Creek no less than eight times as a center of moonshining and revenuer raids.  One revenue agent testified to cutting up more than 30 moonshine stills at Shootin’ Creek in a space of 90 days.  
  • Understand the Eastern Continental Divide
  • Follow The Crooked Road to Floyd, VA: Floyd has been honored in multiple nationally-acclaimed magazines, including USA Today and Southern Living, as “one of the South’s Best Small Towns.” It is best known is the Friday Night Jamboree held at The Floyd Country Store, Floyd is prominently featured on the Virginia Heritage Music Trail called "The Crooked Road."
  • Experience Moonshining History in Franklin County, VA: From Franklin County’s bootlegging roots during the Prohibition era of the 1920s to modern-day depictions on the big screen, there’s nothing watered down about the wettest county in the world!
  • Cruise the Blue Ridge Parkway: Drive one of America's most scenic roads. Enjoy a leisurely excursion filled with nature's beauty through dense forests and atop mountain ridges. You'll find breathtaking overlooks, numerous hiking trails and great spots for picnics.
  • Unwind at Primland Auberge Resort: Primland Resort, spanning 12,000 acres, offers a private mountain retreat featuring a regal main lodge, romantic cabins, and tree houses overlooking the Dan River Gorge, with winding trails, trout-filled streams, horseback riding, hunting excursions, Auberge Spa relaxation, and stargazing at the property's observatory amidst untouched natural beauty. 
  • Raise a Glass at Chateau Morrisette: Chateau Morrisette - one of the largest wineries in Virginia - is both a relaxing and exciting experience for anyone who enjoys fine wine, good food, and natural surroundings. It offers elevated southern cuisine at its onsite restaurant, a perfect wine for every palate, long-range views, and most importantly, it's dog friendly (with a few of its own dogs greeting visitors during tastings and tours)!

Additional Information

wildlife

  • bear
  • big game
  • small game
  • turkey
  • whitetail deer

recreation

  • atv trails
  • bike trails
  • bird watching
  • equestrian trails
  • fishing
  • hiking trails
  • hunting

water access

  • creek

Maps

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