3831 W River Road, Goochland, VA


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About 3831 W River Road

Exceptional James River frontage, a 670 acre parcel plus a Georgian mansion on 2 acres, offering commanding views of the James River Valley in central Goochland County. The property is known as Orapax, one of the largest hunting preserves on the East Coast open to the public. Orapax is a Native American name meaning "bountiful waters" and was a summer camp for Chief Powhatan. There is a historic aqueduct at Lickinghole Creek and the James River, providing direct access to the James River. Owners enjoy a conditional use permit for events at the mansion, the cottage, the clubhouse and the barn. As one of the busiest preserves in the country, the property can host 12+ simultaneous upland hunts and features a 66 acre center field and multiple fields of managed flat lands full of broom straw, ideal for bird hunting. 8-ac fishing lake and boat house, a fishing pond and a 4-ac duck pond. The mansion is an ideal venue site with first floor 10 ft ceilings, 4 bedroom suites, two with verandah access, an elevator and sweeping James River Valley views. The main level has elegant entertaining rooms, a screened verandah and lovely pond and sunset views. Additional cottage has separate driveway.

Features of 3831 W River Road

MLS® # 2327430
Price $5,750,000
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 5.50
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 4,800
Acres 672.69
Year Built 1988
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Style Colonial, Two Story
Status Active

Community Information

Address 3831 W River Road
Area 24 - Goochland
Subdivision None
City Goochland
County Goochland
State VA
Zip Code 23063


Parking Attached, Basement, Circular Driveway, Direct Access, Driveway, Garage, Two Spaces, Unfinished Garage, Unpaved, Workshop in Garage
# of Garages 2
Is Waterfront Yes
Waterfront Creek, Pond, River Front, Stream, Water Access, Waterfront
Has Pool No
Pool None


Interior Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Wood
Appliances Dishwasher, Electric Cooking, Electric Water Heater, Microwave, Range, Water Heater
Heating Electric, Heat Pump, Zoned
Cooling Electric,HeatPump,Zoned,AtticFan
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 2
Fireplaces Gas, Masonry
# of Stories 2


Exterior Block, Brick, Drywall, Frame
Exterior Features Porch, Shed, Storage, Unpaved Driveway
Lot Description Hardwood Trees, Waterfront
Windows Thermal Windows, Window Treatments
Roof Concrete

School Information

Elementary Goochland
Middle Goochland
High Goochland

Additional Information

Date Listed November 30th, -0001
Days on Market 190
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

OfficeLong & Foster REALTORS

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