For Sale: 3000 feet of wooded waterfront vacant property: 156 acres of rolling vacant land on Lake Gaston (Poplar Creek) in Brunswick County, VA in the 23919 ZIP Code. $1.9 million total for all 4 tracts.
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LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: This property is located in south Virginia on the NW shore of Lake Gaston (Poplar Creek) between I-85 and I-95 halfway (80 miles) between the two southern state capitols of Raleigh, NC and Richmond, VA and only 200 miles from the nation's capitol, Washington, DC.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Of the 156 acres, 116 acres is cutover timber land replanted in 2014. 30 acres is still in mature timber mostly along the waterfront and a
Stream Managenent Zone (SMZ) that runs through the property. This SMZ has many beautiful building sites on both sides with great views of mature hardwoods in the ravine carved out over the centuries by the no-name stream. Here is an aerial view of the SMZ. The other 10 acres provides a private deeded access to state road 903. Here is a 2015 map showing all 156 acres in four tracts.
UNIQUE FEATURE: The peninsula that portrudes into the lake from the southwest corner of the property has great possibilities for a large house with 270 degree waterfront view. Here is an aerial view of the peninsula. Here is a clip of the 1999 plat zoomed into the peninsula area of the plat showing exact dimensions. See the whole 1999 plat that is minus the 10.1 acre tract for private access to Hwy 903 that was purchased after 1999.
Lake Gaston: A real plus for Lake Gaston is its relatively constant water level, which generally fluctuates only 6 inches higher or lower than its average 199.5 feet above mean sea level.
My name is Meredith Raney, phone 321-254-5481, email: email@example.com.
My address is: 2488 Burns Ave, Melbourne, FL 32935.
I am part owner of this land that is listed for sale by Long and Foster Real Estate, MLS Number: 117303.
Property Location: One access road starts at Hendricks Mill Rd (Hwy 903) & Poplar Creek Road and runs north to the property.
Approximate boundaries: Property outlined in red (146.2 acres) Dashed red line on the right is access road to Hwy 903. Dashed red line on left is a private road named Marina Rd.
Plat: 1999 Certified but Unrecorded Plat
Access to the property:
Detailed discussion of accesses to the property.
Other waterfront property on north side (but not adjacent) for sale: R. T. Hite Realty.
Timber: Timber was harvested in the summer of 2014 from the 116 acres away from the water. Here is a map of the 116 acres cut. The other 30 acres on the waterfront and SMZ was not cut. Here is an aerial photo before timber was cut. Here is an aerial photo after timber was cut.
Alternative development possibility: Combination waterfront and equestrian horse farm subdivision with residences in the trees along the waterfront and pasture/trails on the timber cutover.
Legal Description: Property consists of four parcels on
Tax Map 97
1) TAX MAP NUMBER 97-4, POPLAR CREEK TR 3, 67 AC
2) TAX MAP NUMBER 97-5, POPLAR CREEK TR 5, 38.1 AC
3) TAX MAP NUMBER 97-6, POPLAR CREEK TR 6, 41.1 AC
4) TAX MAP NUMBER 97-19F 10.1 acre access to Hwy 903.
Tax Assessment Cards:
Tax District: 04 MEHERRIN Zoning: Agricultural
Assessed for taxes: $1,434,500
2012 Taxes: $5,594.55 total for tracts 4, 5, & 6.
2015 Taxes: $6,887.85 total for all 4 tracts.
Utilities: Electricity and telephone available. No municipal water, sewer, gas or cable available.
Nearby Attractions: Lake Gaston
Poplar Pointe Marine corner Hwy. 903, East Side of Poplar Creek and Marina Rd.
Poplar Creek Boat Ramp West side of 903 bridge and Poplar Creek.