21 Acres of Tall Timber in the Countryside of Mathews County Virginia!

Great opportunity for a wooded property for possible home site, recreation or weekend getaway with mature mixed timber and great hunting.

Great opportunity for a recreational tract that could be a home site or a weekend getaway. Either way you can hunt, shoot, camp, ride 4 wheelers, and just get some fresh air. Over 20 wooded acres with tall mixed timber and abundant wildlife. This offering is actually 2 parcels being offered as one. Access path is part of the ownership and fronts State Hwy 626, Ridge Rd. Just minutes to Mathews Courthouse area and a few more minutes to Gloucester. Shopping, restaurants, banking, at both. Soil maps indicate a good possibility for an underground septic system. Call Danny for more information at 757-613-6059 or email at dgraham@mossyoakproperties.com.

During Virginia’s colonial era, the area that later became Mathews County was part of Gloucester County. In 1691, the Virginia General Assembly had directed that each county designate an official port-of-entry. Established around 1700, the community of Westville was located along Put-in Creek, a tidal tributary of Virginia’s East River feeding into Mobjack Bay, which was a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay.[4]

In 1776 during the American Revolutionary War, Virginia’s last Royal Governor, Lord Dunmore, left Virginia after pushed to the southeast to Gwynn’s Island by General Andrew Lewis and the Continental Army. General Lewis’ forces bombarded Gwynn’s Island from Fort Cricket Hill.

In 1791, after Virginia gained its independence from Great Britain, the Virginia General Assembly split Gloucester county and created Mathews County. The county was named for Brigadier General Thomas Mathews, then speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates. Westville was designated at the county seat (later it became known variously as Mathews Court House or simply Mathews).[5]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 252 square miles, of which 86 square miles is land and 166 square miles. (65.9%) is water. It is the second-smallest county in Virginia by land area. Mathews County is perhaps best known for its miles of waterfront sites, as well as its prominent location on the Chesapeake Bay. Surrounded almost completely by water, it is bordered by Middlesex County to the north, separated by the Piankatank River and Gloucester County to the west. The southern side of the county borders Mobjack Bay.

For more information on this and other Land For Sale in Matthews County VA, contact DANNY GRAHAM at 757-613-6059, by email at DGRAHAM@MOSSYOAKPROPERTIES.COM, or visit our website at MOPVA.COM.


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  • Property Features

    • Property State: Virginia 
    • County: Mathews 
    • Recreational:
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    • Price: $65,000 
  • Additional Information

    • Address: Off Ridge Road, Cobbs Creek, VA 23305 
    • Acreage: 20.75 
    • MOPLS ID: 56180 
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    Danny has been actively working in real estate for thirty years with a concentration in residential and land sales. Danny has extensive experience in rehabbing houses, managing rental properties, and land development. He and Leigh Ann, his wife of 37 years, live in Suffolk where they raised their two daughters Claudia and Olivia. Danny was born and raised in a rural setting where boating, fishing, hunting and camping were how memories were made. Still an avid hunter and outdoorsman, he is happiest when he is in the field. Whether he’s at the beach or in the backyard, or especially in the woods, Danny loves being outside. Every day, he is actively working marketing properties, finding buyers for farmland, timberland and hunting land. Danny’s knowledge of southeastern and central Virginia qualifies him to advise you on your land use possibilities, ranging from investment to hunting to a home site. He and Mossy Oak Properties were made for each other, because Danny believes sharing his love of the outdoors is a dream job. Danny always had a desire to own land where he and his family could make memories, and he realized that dream. Let Danny show you how to make your family’s dreams come true.
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