Natural Timber Tract – Road Frontage – Hunting Tract
16.60 acres of natural timber and hunting land located on Raines Tavern Rd in Cumberland County approximately 10 minutes from Farmville. Property has a good mix of mature trees ranging from white oaks, red oaks, beech and pine. Great hunting tract. The property goes in approximately 3200 feet from Raines tavern Rd. Most of the hardwoods are towards the front to a little over 1/2 way through then they are scattered making great food source for the wildlife. From the middle to the rear are pines and scattered hardwoods making great bedding areas. There are several wet weather creeks that run through the property.
Cumberland County invites you to experience “Virginia’s Heartland,” an area rich in tradition and resources. A close neighbor to Virginia’s state capitol, Cumberland offers the perfect blend of a peaceful, rural setting with easy accessibility to Virginia’s nearby metropolitan areas.
The 16,233-acre (65.69 km2) Cumberland State Forest is north of U.S. Route 60, west of State Route 45 and bordered on the west by the Willis River. The Forest has multiple purposes, including watershed protection, recreation, timber production, hunting, fishing, and applied forest research. There are two self-guided trails at Cumberland State Forest that are open for walking, hiking, horses, and mountain bikes. These are the Cumberland Multi-Use Trail (14 miles) and the Willis River Hiking Trail (16-miles). White-tailed deer, wild turkey and bobcats are common residents of this natural area. The State forest also features five lakes which may be fished from with a Virginia State fishing license, including: Oak Hill Lake, Bear Creek Lake, Winston Lake, Arrowhead Lake, and Bonbrook Lake.
Farmville – home to both Longwood University and Hampden-Sydney College – is a distinctive place where college town vibe meets small town charm. The result is a friendly, welcoming atmosphere with unique shopping and dining opportunities and a vibrant arts and culture scene. It’s also a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and history buffs alike. In other words, a wonderful place to come and spend some time.
The area is also great for history buffs and outdoor enthusiasts. High Bridge Trail State Park and Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park commemorate two of the final battles of the Civil War. The R.R. Moton Museum tells the story of a 1951 student strike that helped ignite the Civil Rights era. And the many nearby lakes, rivers, trails and state parks beckon lovers of outdoor fun and adventure.
Links of interest:
Cumberland County – http://www.cumberlandcounty.virginia.gov/
Prince Edward – http://www.co.prince-edward.va.us/
Farmville – https://farmvilleva.com/
Outdoor adventures in Prince Edward – http://visitfarmville.com/outdoor-adventures/