First and only opportunity in a century to own Paris Mountain historically known as “The Knob” at Ashby’s Gap, Paris, Virginia. On U.S. Route 50 west, this 150 acres is the gateway to three counties: Loudoun, Clarke and Fauquier. The land is recorded in six deeded parcels, with the potential, by-right, to divide into many more parcels. As it now stands, 93.58 acres are in Loudoun County which provides a liberal array of Permitted uses in AR2 zoning category-- creative business opportunities including Restaurant, Agritainment, Rural Corporate Retreat, Country Inn, Commercial Winery; Limited Brewery, Farm Winery, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn with Restaurant. 37.54 acres are in Clarke County and 19.36 acres are in Fauquier County. The property has extensive hard surface road frontage on John S. Mosby Highway (U.S. Route 50) and Blue Ridge Mountain Road/Mt. Weather Road (State Route 601) with several entrance points. The land enjoys far reaching views in three directions The Loudoun portion is graced with a high plateau at an elevation of 1,634 feet for views east and west for extraordinary vantage point building .
The ease with which these parcels can be developed may be parlayed into a valuable opportunity for conservation easement advantages. Owner has details for the qualified purchaser. Yet, as a single unit, the 150 acres represents an unparalleled situation to create a one-of-a- kind country home enjoying amazing views in a convenient and accessible spot. Winchester, west—Middleburg, Dulles Airport, Washington, D.C, east.
The land is mostly clean wooded, with varied terrain. A large, open plateau graces the top, and provides a wonderful site for home, lodge or camp. There are trails and farm roads winding throughout. Mature trees, rubble stone walls and abundant wildlife are found here. The property is situated amidst a variety of protected, conserved lands which contribute to its conservation easement value. Piedmont Environmental Council and Virginia Outdoors Foundation easements protect over 1,000 acres in the area. A launch station for the Appalachian Trail is across the road. The Shenandoah River is two minutes away. Sky Meadows State Park of 1,826 acres, a gift of Paul Mellon, and the G. Richard Thompson State Wildlife Management Area, consisting of 4,000 acres, are nearby neighbors.