Never before offered on the market, this is a rare opportunity to own 100 acres of prime woodland suitable for equestrian, livestock, or hunting use near Rappahannock County’s “Gold Coast.” The Big Woods is a large wooded tract that was once part of the largest privately held estate in Rappahannock County.
Property: A private and mostly wooded setting. Rolling hills, bluffs, and bottom land along the Hungry Run river provide a varied topography. Land can be easily cleared to provide open space and pasture for horses, cattle, or other livestock. Nearby riding trails are easily accessible from the property. White tailed deer, turkeys, bear, and other wildlife provide both hunting and nature watching opportunities.
Location: Big Woods is located on South Poes Road in the north-eastern edge of Rappahannock County near the Fauquier County border and not far from the village of Flint Hill. Surrounded by larger farms and horse properties, in the heart of Old Dominion Hounds hunt territory, the Big Woods offers the ultimate in privacy and country living. Big Woods is 13 miles from Rt. 66 (Marshall exit 27) or 17 miles (Ft. Royal exit). Approximately 65 miles from Washington, DC. Travel time to downtown DC is 1 Hour 15 minutes (in low traffic situations). Approximately 45-60 minutes to Dulles International Airport. 1 hour 15 minutes to Charlottesville. 20 minutes to Warrenton, 10 minutes to Front Royal.
Amenities: The nearby village of Flint Hill boasts three restaurants, 24 Crows, The Public House, and The Griffin Tavern. “Little” Washington, the county seat is the home of The Inn at Little Washington and shops and theater. Rappahannock County is a close-knit rural community with excellent theater, concerts, art galleries, wineries, and the Shenandoah National Park. Equestrian pursuits (fox-hunting, trail riding, dressage) are very popular.