This diverse property located just minutes from Turkeycock Wildlife Management Area contains 3 stocked ponds, a mix of open fields and woods, and offers some spectacular views making it ideal for a secluded county home or your next managed hunting ground.
Tucked away in the hills of Franklin County, Virginia this 62 acre property provides a serene country setting that will give you the perfect outdoor escape. Located on Circle Creek Road this property has approximately 850 feet of road frontage and multiple maintained trails throughout making access for hunting, recreation or building your country home a breeze. There are 3 stocked ponds one of which is a shared pond with a neighboring property. Together these ponds total approximately 2.5 acres and create great opportunities to enjoy some quiet time fishing with family and friends while also providing great water sources for wildlife. The property contains a diverse landscape of open hardwoods, younger timber thickets, pasture, and wetlands making it perfect habitat for wildlife.
There is plenty of game sign throughout and multiple sites ready for tree stands that you can enjoy this hunting season. The pastures on this property could easily be turned into food plots or orchards to enhance the wildlife on the property and would also be perfect for horses or other livestock if you are looking for a place to start your hobby farm. There is plenty of other outdoor recreation at your finger tips with this property as well. It is a short 5 mile drive to Turkeycock Mountain Wildlife Management Area WMA. This WMA has 2,679 acres and lies along the ridge of Turkeycock Mountain. Here, the mountains ridge forms the boundary between Franklin and Henry Counties. The WMA is predominantly a forested landscape with several wildlife openings located throughout. There are a number of small streams on this State 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. Fairystone Farms Wildlife Management Area is also located in Franklin County and is a short drive west of this property. From Fairystone Farms WMA you can also access the adjoining Fairystone State Park and Philpott Lake lands. Altogether these three public lands provide over 14,000 acres that is open to hunting including a 5,000-Acre quality deer management zone that has special antler restrictions.
If fishing and water recreation is what you are looking for, Smith Mountain Lake is less than 30 minutes 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 Martinsville and Rocky Mount within 20 minutes for all of your needs. Martinsville is also famous for Nascars Martinsville Speedway. The.526 mile Speedway is the shortest track on the Nascar Cup Series circuit and provides some of the most exciting and close-quarters racing in the sport and the fans are closer to the action here than any other track on the circuit. If you have been looking for a secluded country property for outdoor recreation, for building a home or a place to get your family farm started this property can accommodate your needs. If you are interested in viewing this property please contact the listing agent.
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