LUKE MOUNTAIN offers 785 multi-use acres providing unequaled recreational opportunities. The forest has several miles of interior trails, Jackson River frontage, and adjoins the GW National Forest. The awesome 2,500 acre Lake Moomaw is nearby.
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HIGHLIGHTS 785-acre forested mountain range fronting the Jackson River and GW National Forest Adjoins the George Washington National Forest The property fronts on the Jackson River 5 minutes to Covington, the county seat of Alleghany County 20 minutes to 2,500-acre Lake Moomaw The forest has been managed by professional foresters for over 40 years and contains some very valuable timber Patches of ancient forests intertwine with the mature and emerging forests creating an exciting recreational property 5+ miles of private forest management roads wind through the property on gentle grades suitable for future cabin or home site driveway Several miles of forest trails provide superior access to nearly every part of the property Professionally managed wildlife program developed to enhance the habitat, increase species diversity, promote the health of the resident wildlife and increase the carrying capacity Moss and lichen-covered rock outcrops and rock cliffs Possibility of developing a rewarding permaculture lifestyle Surrounded by National Forest, large private timber tracts and mountain farms in a nice rural neighborhood Superior access adjoining state roads and private Luke Mt. Road FedEx delivery Dark skies with little light pollution for star and planet gazing Good soil offers numerous spots for gardens and crops Native sedges, rushes, ferns, songbirds, frogs, turtles, crawdads all enjoy the creeks and river and their rocky edges Several ancient Heritage trees scattered about the forest estimated at 200-300 years old Excellent timber species include, beautiful oaks, black walnut, poplar, maple Virginia, pine, White pine, hemlock and hickories Electricity on site or create your own with hydro-power from the river, wind or solar Winged wildlife includes eagles, hawks, owls, ravens, and Neotropical songbirds Diverse topography containing a mature forest, emerging forest, old fields, huge rock outcrops, large creeks and ancient trees create a fascinating natural setting Tremendous producer of life-giving Oxygen and a major sequester of carbon Additional seasonal branches flow during snow melts and rain events A premier wildlife sanctuary Spectacular long-range views approaching 20 miles High percentage of commercially operable ground supporting forestry, recreation and potential for numerous future cabin sites Perfect for shooting sports, ATV riding, horseback riding, hiking, camping, hunting and nature viewing Low taxes, low population density, little or no light pollution Survey on file Mineral rights will convey that the seller owns
LOCATION Google Coordinates: 37.796776(N), -80.002482(W) Address: Luke Mountain Road, Covington, VA 24426; No 911 address is assigned to properties without structures. Elevation Range: 1365 ft. to 1670 ft. +/-
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