Crab Run Acreage Tract
2,092 Acres in Highland County, Virginia
List Price $3,600,000
Scenic vistas throughout the property
2,560 Square Foot Building with Living Quarters
Metal Building with Living Quarters
More Scenic Vistas
Kitchen and Living Areas Inside
Bedroom and Full Bath
Interior Building Storage and Typical Scene of Open Land
Views over Property
More High Vistas
Good Roads throughout Property
Crab Run is blessed with many physical characteristics that comprise greatness including a vast landscape, diversity of topography, gorgeous scenery, stunning mountain views, abundant wildlife and remarkable property infrastructure. Rarely does a real estate listing, even in rural western Virginia, come to the market which offers any more amenities that encompass the criteria sought by buyers looking for large acreage tracts. This beautiful property is situated in Highland County known as “Virginia’s Switzerland”. The endless recreational potential of this rural area for a wide variety of outdoor activities is truly amazing. The four distinct seasons found in this alluring rustic setting provide spectacular changes to the surrounding countryside and mountains.
This property contains a total of almost 2,100 acres with long road frontage on U.S. Route 250 east of Monterey. Most of the property consists of upland hardwood with timber species typically found in the Appalachian Mountains along with some scattered pine. There are fields and small game food areas scattered throughout the tract that enhance the wildlife management efforts on the property. The area is well known for outstanding big game hunting for white tail deer, wild turkey and black bear. Crab Run, which is a beautiful mountain stream, flows through the property adjacent to U.S. Route 250 along the western and southern boundary of the tract offering opportunities to catch native trout. The elevation of the property ranges from approximately 2,500 feet above sea level along Crab Run in the southern portion of the tract to slight over 4,100 feet above sea level on top of Jack Mountain at the northern end of the tract.
Improvements to the property include a substantial metal building (40’ x 64’) with finished living quarters and large garage/storage area. The finished portion of the structure contains a total of approximately 750 square feet of living space that includes a great room with kitchen, bedroom, bath, bunk room and laundry area. This property features an extraordinary interior road system that provides good access throughout the whole tract.
Highland County is well known for picturesque scenic
beauty and rural charm. Visitors are drawn to the county
each year for a wide variety of events including the iconic Highland Maple
Festival. This annual event has been held on the second
and third weekends of March since 1958. Located just to
the east of the Crab Run Tract is the small village of McDowell.
The Battle of McDowell, fought on May 8, 1862, was the first victory
of Confederate General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s famed Valley Campaign
during the Civil War.
Contact us for more information about this exceptional property and the wonderful diversity of recreational possibilities. There are a multitude of high quality building sites on the property that could accommodate a wide range of improvements from rustic hunting camps to an upscale corporate retreat. Conservation easement options are possible. Plat and other details are available upon request. Broker participation is welcome. Shown by appointment only.
RETURN TO PROPERTY INDEX