3 beds 3.0 baths 600 Acres


Historic Properties for Sale & Historic Homes For Sale near South Boston, Virginia

1161 Arthur Ware Trail, South Boston, Virginia 24592
Bill Baker

Bill Baker
(434) 374-2011



Historic Mt Pleasant  600 ACRE Estate

on the Hyco River, Halifax County Virginia!

Mt Pleasant is the ancestral home of Jacob Faulkner (c.1744-1823) is the centerpiece of this commanding land tract on the North West bank of the Hyco River. This property boats over 600 acres (adjoining an additional tract of federal lands adjacent to the Hyco) of forested land, rolling hills, trails, mature hardwood and pine forest, fields, game plots, ponds and a 45 acre Lake all combine to create a masterpiece in Southside Virginia.

Mt Pleasant, a two story early colonial home, extensively restored around 1980 with modern accruements’ and a tasteful addition. Covering over 2900 sq. ft. the residence boast historic charm and modern livability.  There is also an 800 sq. ft. basement / cellar.

In addition to Mt Pleasant there are several barns & sheds, a Lakefront Cabin and a second residence at the gate to the farm (excellent for an overseer).

Located just 52 miles north of Durham NC, an hours ride to RDU international Airport, many great Universities and exceptional hospitals, this is an oasis of seclusion and wilderness yet just moments away from the best of urban life.  The best in outdoor recreation is available on site. Additionally, just a thirty minute ride away is 48000 Acre Kerr Lake, Mayo Lake, Hyco Lake, and the Dan and Staunton (Roanoke) rivers.  Mt pleasant is an exceptional property for the outdoor enthusiast.

The Land of Mt Pleasant is the real treasure! Woodlands, low land hardwoods to pine plantation, teaming with wildlife & fauna. A true wonderland.  Bordered to the south and east by Federal Lands of Kerr Lake along the Hyco River this tract gives unfettered access to thousands of additional acres for your enjoyment. Excellent fishing and hunting is the rule not the exception!

The Lake: Covering over 45 acres, fed by many springs, miles of shoreline, all within the boundary of Mt Pleasant.  From Waterfowl filled shallows to deep inlets with trophy Largemouth, this private lake is a rare find in the Mid-Atlantic States and frankly, unable to be duplicated today! A fantastic rustic cabin with an inviting front porch is your gateway to lakeside enjoyment.

Whether it is a corporate retreat, a private family compound, a destination B&B, Hunting and Fishing Resort or a fine private residence of historical significant, Mt Pleasant fills the bill. Come visit this RARE offering today!

$2,450,000.00 Call Today! 434-374-2011 Email:

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  • Street Address: 1161 Arthur Ware Trail
  • City: South Boston
  • State: Virginia
  • Postal Code: 24592
  • County: Halifax
  • County: United States