Big Fish River Camp
on the Jackson River

67.9 Acres on the Jackson River in Alleghany County, Virginia

67.90 Acres fronting 4,400' of the Jackson River

Fall on the Jackson

Prime Trout Habitat

Cool, Clear Rushing Waters

An Outdoor Enthusiast's Dream Come True

It doesn't get much better than this!

Prime Trout Water Pool where the River Bends

The Johnson Springs Home Pool at River's Bend (Above and Below)

Spectacular Vistas

River Trail (left) and River Views (middle and right)

Aerials Above and Below

Brown and Rainbow Trout Abound in these Waters

Open Fields on the Property (above and below) attract herds of Deer

Property Survey

This property affectionately known as "Big Fish River Camp" by the current owner provides a multitude of recreational opportunities like no other offering on the tailwater section of the pristine Jackson River.  Situated near Natural Well in northern Alleghany, Virginia, the property represents a compelling opportunity to acquire a prime tract of land that should satisfy all the criteria of any discerning outdoor enthusiast.  Big Fish River Camp could become that legacy family retreat or trophy waterfront property that many sportsmen dream about but few rarely have the opportunity to actually own. 

The Jackson River is arguably one of the finest tailwater trout fisheries in the eastern United States.  The tailwater section was formed by the completion of the nearby Gathright Dam at Lake Moomaw which regulates the flow in the river providing continual cold water releases of crystal clear water.  This incredibly beautiful stream is home to a healthy population of wild rainbow and brown trout creating a tremendous fishery which offers the chance to catch strong, hard fighting fish that can push the measuring tape well past 20 inches.  The Jackson River is a fly fishing paradise with productive and diverse opportunities ranging from enticing riffles and pocket water to deep pools.  Fishing with attractor dry flies, caddis and mayfly patterns are effective most of the year while pulling streamers through the deeper runs for the bigger browns is worth the effort especially in the Fall.  The stream can provide spectacular days of dry fly fishing using proven local favorites such as a Carlson Purple Haze or Royal Wulff.

Big Fish River Camp is a tranquil refuge in a panoramic mountain setting that contains a total of 67.90 acres with approximately 4,400 feet of frontage on the Jackson River.  A noteworthy bend in the stream at Johnson Spring serves as the home pool on the property.  Ingress and egress to the tract is provided by an all weather road off State Route 687 (Jackson River Road).  The property contains a good mix of pastoral open land and beautiful upland hardwoods with scattered pine.  The endless recreational opportunities of the property are not limited just to superb trout fishing or other exciting water sporting pursuits such as kayaking or canoeing on the Alleghany Highlands Blueway.  The property provides excellent hunting for white tail deer, wild turkey, black bear and waterfowl.  The newly developing Jackson River Scenic Trail passes through the property along the old Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad bed creating wonderful possibilities for hiking, biking, horseback riding and bird watching.  There is an elaborate interior trail system on the property that provides good all terrain vehicle access throughout the tract including along the river.

This premier real estate listing is situated in the beautiful Alleghany Highlands of western Virginia.  The Omni Homestead Resort is conveniently located nearby in Hot Springs, Virginia offering championship golf courses, a skeet field, tennis courts, horseback riding trails, snow skiing and many other upscale amenities including spas, mineral baths and fine dining.  The area provides easy access to Lake Moomaw and access points into the George Washington National Forest.

Contact us for more information about this exceptional property located on the desirable Jackson River and the wonderful diversity of recreational possibilities.  This property has multiple high quality building sites that could accommodate a wide range of improvements from rustic fishing camps to manor type homes.  Conservation easement options are possible.  Additional consideration can be given to the amazing opportunities created by combining this tract with a real estate listing now being offered for sale that is located directly across the Jackson River.  Plat and other details are available upon request.  Broker participation is welcome.  Shown by appointment only. 

PRICE: $1,250,000