This hidden property is 1.5 miles off of blacktop, has almost 1/2 mile on the N Meherrin River and is bi-seated by a boulder laden creek.  Less then 2 hours from Richmond, VA, Raleigh & Greensboro NC & less hen 3 from DC.    Illinois Pension Plans holds hundreds of acres of timberland on the opposite side of the river, a hunt club holds the 500 acres behind, so seclusion wraps itself on all sides.  Deer, quail, rabbits, black bear and fox are abundant as well as muscles in the river & crawfish in the creek.

Two pre-civil war log cabins were reclaimed and reconstructed as the main house with central air and heat discretely added. A master addition was added connected by a huge screen porch and dogtrot overlooking the N. Meherrin River offering a 2nd ensuite master, den, and private patio.
The property contains two large stocked ponds, 5 small pocket ponds, borders the river and is bisected by a boulder laden creek. There are 35 acres of reforested VA pine, 25 acres of reforested hardwood, an orchard with 100s of mature fruit trees, berry bushes, and perennial herbs. The forested area explodes with native edibles, medicinals, and edible mushrooms. The property can be run completely off-grid with a solar system with nano-carbon batteries, 3 deep drilled wells, two 1800+ gallon potable water tanks, and an irrigation system for the main orchard. Outbuildings include 2 barns, a large concrete floored workshop, and two fully furnished 2-bedroom gray water cottages.
This is 98 acres of sustainable, renewable heaven.

This property, including the 2 furnished cottages, boasts a total of 8 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms and almost 5,000 sq ft of inside living space.  You could Live beautifully and discreetly without the need to ever leave.  Call me or call Natt @ Virginia Estates.

https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/919-Gilbert-Ln_Victoria_VA_23974_M52204-80482

Property Features
Security
Bullet-resistant, Commanding Views, End of the Road, Fenced or Gated, Saferoom or Bunker
Sustainability
Barn, Fields, Garden, Marketable Timber, Orchard, Pasture
Power
Generator, Grid Connected, Off-Grid, Public Electric - Back up Generator, Solar/Hydro/Wind
Communication
Cell, Internet, Phone, Satellite
Access
Year Round Road
Home Features
Beds
8 bedrooms
Baths
5.5 baths
Additional Features

Property Features

  • 5 stall barn
  • chicken/aviary house
  • Established no till gardens
  • fenced chicken yard. 
  • pig quarters
  • rich soil that needs no amendments

    Location

    • 919 Gilbert Lane Victoria, Virginia 23974
    • 36.887297, -78.307992