22504B Blue Ridge Mtn Rd

Paris, Virginia | 150.50 acres | $2,300,000 Get Directions | MLS #VALO439470
For more information please contact Emily Ristau epristau@thomasandtalbot.com (540) 454-9083

First and only opportunity in a century to own Paris Mountain historically known as "The Knob" at Ashby's Gap, Paris, Virginia. On U.S. Route 50 west, this 150 acres is the gateway to three counties: Loudoun, Clarke and Fauquier. The land is recorded in six deeded parcels, with the potential, by-right, to divide into many more parcels. As it now stands, 93.58 acres are in Loudoun County which provides a liberal array of Permitted uses in AR2 zoning category-- creative business opportunities including Restaurant, Agritainment, Rural Corporate Retreat, Country Inn, Commercial Winery; Limited Brewery, Farm Winery, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn with Restaurant. 37.54 acres are in Clarke County and 19.36 acres are in Fauquier County. The property has extensive hard surface road frontage on John S. Mosby Highway (U.S. Route 50) and Blue Ridge Mountain Road/Mt. Weather Road (State Route 601) with several entrance points. The land enjoys far reaching views in three directions The Loudoun portion is graced with a high plateau at an elevation of 1,634 feet for views east and west for extraordinary vantage point building .

The ease with which these parcels can be developed may be parlayed into a valuable opportunity for conservation easement advantages. Owner has details for the qualified purchaser. Yet, as a single unit, the 150 acres represents an unparalleled situation to create a one-of-a- kind country home enjoying amazing views in a convenient and accessible spot. Winchester, westóMiddleburg, Dulles Airport, Washington, D.C, east.

The land is mostly clean wooded, with varied terrain. A large, open plateau graces the top, and provides a wonderful site for home, lodge or camp. There are trails and farm roads winding throughout. Mature trees, rubble stone walls and abundant wildlife are found here. The property is situated amidst a variety of protected, conserved lands which contribute to its conservation easement value. Piedmont Environmental Council and Virginia Outdoors Foundation easements protect over 1,000 acres in the area. A launch station for the Appalachian Trail is across the road. The Shenandoah River is two minutes away. Sky Meadows State Park of 1,826 acres, a gift of Paul Mellon, and the G. Richard Thompson State Wildlife Management Area, consisting of 4,000 acres, are nearby neighbors.

The offering includes historic La Grange, a gracious two story Federal brick home and barn overlooking the village of Paris and the Paris Valley. The home was built by Peter Glascock, the architect of Paris, Virginia in the 18th century. Glascock was a sea captain who settled in Virginia after fighting under Lafayette in the Revolutionary War and who was the founder of Pun'kinville, later renamed Paris. Lafayette visited Glascock in this house. The charming home has 4 rooms, original pine floors, ten foot ceilings and large porch overlooking the majestic views of the preserved Paris valley below. Rental income potential is available. The current, responsible, long term renter at La Grange would like to stay if desired.

This is a wonderful opportunity to own a piece of history. While the offering presents a variety of development scenarios, at the same time this is a significant conservation easement opportunity. Price incentive for a conservation easement buyer (which is preferred by seller and terms apply). Already evaluated by an expert Qualified Easement Appraiser, the details may be shared upon receipt of acceptable offer. Offering price is well below appraisal.

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22504B Blue Ridge Mtn Rd

Paris, Virginia | 150.50 acres | $2,300,000 Get Directions | MLS #VALO439470
For more information please contact Emily Ristau epristau@thomasandtalbot.com
Offer subject to errors, omissions, prior sale, change of price or withdrawal without notice.
Information contained herein is deemed reliable but is not so warranted nor is it otherwise guaranteed.