1941 Friendly Drive,Penhook, VA 24137

    1941 Friendly Drive,  Penhook, VA 24137
    Baths:1 Bath (1 F)
    Type:Single Family
    Size:1,265 ft²
    Lot Size:102.13 acres

    Sold in just over a month!

    • Lovingly known as 'the Sanctuary' by family and friends because of the phenomenal wildlife traversing the property.
    • Just over 100 acres of manicured fields and rolling forestland with substantial trail network.
    • Over 2200 feet +/- of frontage on the Pigg River, perfect for lazy day floats!
    • Lovingly restored farmhouse with large rooms, Viking range, and gracious front porch.
    • Peace of mind is offered by unique property layout that prioritizes privacy, safety, and seclusion.
    Relish riverfront farm seclusion on 102 acres of thoughtfully stewarded fields, forests, and trails, all anchored by a lovingly restored 1910 farmhouse. No detail was overlooked in crafting this ideal sporting retreat and country getaway. Move-in ready fully furnished 3 BR home features Viking commercial range, wood cookstove, spacious front porch & historic charm. Custom ATV garage & workshop includes private office. Off-grid cabin with stone fire ring, shooting/wildlife observation house, canoe launch, 0.4 mile river frontage, game plots, miles of trails, and abundant game with trophy bucks all enhance this exceptionally private sanctuary.

    Recreational opportunities abound. Lush game habitat supports large deer herd, bear, turkey, fox squirrels and rabbit. Fish the Pigg River for smallmouth bass. Kayak, canoe, and inner tube along your riverfront or launch from public put-ins upstream & float to your farm. Terrain and seclusion are ideal for shooting sports. Enjoy woods roads and trails from off road vehicles or horseback. Harvest wild mushrooms or prolific paw-paws, persimmons, blackberries, walnuts, and more. Camp under the dark sky stars or enjoy a night away from the farmhouse in the cozy rustic cabin.

    Privacy and security are afforded by gated entry, surveyed and fenced boundary, no easements or rights of way through property, and home located out of sight from public or neighbors. Home and garage security system convey. Mange the farm as you see fit with no deeded restrictions. The gently rolling terrain with productive hayfields, wildlife meadows, and a rich bottomland field offers a blank slate for agricultural ventures such as cattle, horses, orchards, or crops. Forest stands vary from stately mature hardwoods to growing planted pines. Rich in history, the farm is home to a small respectfully restored slave cemetery.

    The vintage farmhouse was fully renovated in 2004 and has been meticulously maintained. Original pine floors and beadboard interior, metal roof, propane heat, A/C, gas fireplace, buried utilities and buried 500 gal. propane tank. The large eat-in country kitchen has 6-burner Viking range, wood cooking option, and stone countertops. Most furnishings convey. Strong cell phone signal at home with signal booster.

    Multiple reliable water resources include 0.4 mile of navigable Pigg River frontage, 2 spring-fed steams along each side of farm, modern well installed 2004, old hand dug well in yard with functioning hand pump, and old pond site ready for new dam to reclaim additional fishing, recreation, or livestock watering option.

    This is the rare country place that ticks every buyer's boxes - privacy, river, creeks, forest, fields, trails, game, gentle terrain, scenic views, move-in-ready farmhouse, no restrictions, low taxes and quiet rural area convenient to small towns and regional cities.

    This one is sure to go fast. Shown by appointment only.

    Penhook 9 boat ramp on Smith Mountain Lake: 9 minutes

    Rocky Mount, VA: 30 minutes

    Roanoke, VA: 55 minutes

    Lynchburg, VA: 1 hour

    Greensboro, NC: 1.5 hours

    Raleigh-Durham, NC: 2 hours

    Charlotte, NC: almost 3 hours
    General Information
    School District:
    Franklin County
    Annual Property Tax:
    Franklin and Pittsylvania County
    Rolling fields, hardwoods, river, and mountain vistas all afforded from various locations on the property.
    Area Amenities:
    Smith Mountain Lake close by along with Rocky Mount, Gretna, and Martinsville.
    Two rustic cabins on the property provide AirBnB potential, separate office space, getaway space within the getaway, or wildlife observation/shooting house potential.
    Building Details
    Year Built:
    Circa 1910
    # of Stories:
    Roof Type:
    Air Conditioning:
    Central AC on first floor, window units on second floor
    Private septic
    private well
    Detached with second story office and wide overhangs capable of covering multiple vehicles, tractors, or UTVs.
    Vinyl Siding
    Wide-plank Pine
    • Alarm System
    • Carport
    • Central A/C
    • Deck
    • Dog Run
    • Fireplace
    • Fruit Trees
    • Gated Entry
    • Granite Counter Tops
    • Lawn
    • Porch
    • Range / Oven
    • Refrigerator
    • Remodeled Kitchen
    • Washer/Dryer
    • Workshop
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    David Hurt

    Wainwright & Co. - REALTORS

    16503 Booker T. Wash HWY
    Moneta, VA 24121

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