This 170ac farm is located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia on the banks of an inlet leading to the Chesapeake Bay, approximately ¼ mile away. Designed as a family compound by its owner/architect, this timber frame home is the perfect get-away as a corporate retreat, bug-out compound, or working family farm. The home has 2 separate living spaces with an owner's wing and a guest wing. The location was selected for privacy, security, and independence. The overall design reflects an exemplary balance of beauty and utility. The house is being sold substantially furnished.
The grass runway is 3600 x 75 with an 11,000 sqft hangar/workshop. Location is 1hr flight time or less from metro NYC, Washington and Philadelphia. Nearby county airport has 5,000 ft paved runway (KMFV ) has RNAV, VOR and LOC approaches down to 300-1 and is a 15 minute drive away, adding to the accessibility from anywhere on the East Coast.
The hangar includes a bunk room plus full bath. There is a 9000# vehicle lift and equipment for aircraft, vehicle or farm related maintenance. Tractor, PTO equipment and zero turn mowers are included. Multiple wells and septic systems provide opportunity to expand sustainability without added expense.
The 5000sf, (5 bed/4 bath, plus 2 half baths) timber frame home has more than 2000sf of patio and deck and is perfect for entertaining friends and family. Opportunities for fishing, hunting bird watching, kayaking or long walks abound. There are many bird species, geese, ducks, deer, wild turkey in the dense woods of the farm. A fresh water pond attracts ducks in all seasons. The property is ideal for the independent minded with plenty of room for solar, wind power off-grid or sustainable food production.
The site has over 6,000 ft of water frontage including a boat dock with 10,000# lift for quick deep water access to the Chesapeake Bay. Harvest fish, crabs or oysters from the dock and launch your kayak from your front lawn.
The property is already subdivided but can be further divided, for a large family compound or a fly-in community. Multiple waterfront building sites are possible. The tranquil and private location is an easy 1.5 hr drive from Norfolk/Virginia Beach and 4.5 hr. from metro Washington/Baltimore. The location is surrounded by large parcel, family farms and private game lands yet is only ten minutes from essential shopping. Enjoy amazing water and sunset views from every room. Don't miss this unusual opportunity.