USA, VA, Victoria USDA Certified Organic & Certified Biodynamic Farm $2,550,000

by Marianne
(Victoria, VA USA)

This Piece of the Past 98 acre property is on the Meherrin River (1/2+ mile of river) bisected by a boulder filled creek and also enjoys a 12 month spring brook.
We are over a mile from blacktop on a private road; our driveway is .75 miles long. There are 2 private plane airports with a 20 minute drive.

35 acres currently under cultivation which includes 4 acres of terraced and swaled future food forest with established 5 year fruit trees, a 3 acre separate mature food forest which is canopied with apple, peach & plum trees, 100s of berry bushes, perennial herbs, medicinals and flowers, 5 acres swaled and bermed with newly planted mulberries, hazelnuts, elderberries for future animal intensive rotational grazing. 2 hoop houses (1 with permanent keyhole beds, the other with an aquaponic set-up)a barn & large metal shop (currently blacksmith shop). There are 2 large stocked ponds (3/4 acre 18'deep and 1/2 acre 10'deep)and 5 smaller water catchment ponds. There are 2 guest/intern cottages each with 2 bedrooms, kitchenettes, den & grey water systems as well as a screened "pout house" on the highest point of the land. The main house was built from 2 rescued log homes (1842 & 1836 pecan, oak and poplar) with their 2 limestone fireplaces; a dogtrot porch connects to a master home and lower guest suite and den (passive solar when slate floored porch is glazed). The uncultivated land has been restored forest which was destroyed by timbering decades ago: 45 acres of 3 year pine and 25 acres planted in hardwoods last year.
1 dedicated ag well when late summer drough hits with permanent drip in the mature food forest and 1 well where the future animal pastures will be & cottage is, along with a hand pump should power go out and 1 well for the main house and cottage. In addition is a full house auto generator.

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