MARKET BASED PRICE IMPROVEMENT!! 168 AC Farm with Custom Brick Home and Towering Timber in New Kent County VA!

Barhamsville, VA
168.0 acres

5541 Farmers Dr
Barhamsville, VA 23011
United States

This listing is provided by Land and Farms Realty.

For immediate assistance with this listing call Danny Graham at 757-613-6059.

Opportunity for large acreage that offers investment potential along with productive cropland and mature hardwoods in the rolling terrain of the county where wildlife abounds! Call Danny Graham at 757-613-6059 to schedule a showing today!

Great opportunity for a large acreage parcel conveniently located with a custom home! 3 BR brick ranch located down a winding driveway well off the roadway offering privacy, peace, & quiet! If you have horses, the 20 acres of cleared land and outbuildings are a great start to setting up that special place. To the rear is 145 acres of towering mature hardwoods on rolling terrain with an interior road system. Use it for riding horses, 4 wheelers, or just a stroll enjoying the gorgeous forest. Wildlife abounds on this tract with deer and turkey sign all over. Just keep an eye out and you will see for yourself. A failed dam could be repaired to restore the on-site pond. A flowing stream runs the rear of the property through Richardson Swamp. This property offers great investment potential with a possibility of a large tract subdivision, a special event venue, conducting equestrian events and horse boarding, offering guided hunts, it also has timber value. Over 1,100 ft of road frontage. Call Danny Graham at 757-613-6059 or email him at to discuss or set up a time to see.

The northeast border of the county is defined by the meanderings of the Pamunkey River, and the southwest county border is similarly defined by the Chickahominy River. The county terrain consists of rolling hills, either wooded or devoted to agriculture, and carved by drainages. The terrain slopes to the east and south, with its highest point on the west border at 174'  ASL .The county has a total area of 223 sq mi of which 210 sq mi are land and 14 square miles  are covered by water.

New Kent County was established in 1654, as the Virginia General Assembly with the governor's consent split York County. The county's name originated because several prominent inhabitants, including William Claiborne, recently had been forced from their settlement at Kent Island, Maryland, by Lord Baltimore upon the formation of Maryland. Claiborne had named the island for his birthplace in Kent, England. Chickahominy and Pamunkey Native Americans frequented this area, as well as nearby Charles City County and King William County, and both tribes remain well-established in this area.

The county had two parishes in the colonial era, initially called Blisland (which also included the older James City County as well as York County) and St. Peter's. Among the earliest settlers was Nicholas Gentry, who settled in New Kent in 1684. Parish registers of St. Peter's Parish show that Nicholas Gentry's daughter was baptized in the church in 1687. In 1719 the Virginia General Assembly split New Kent County, and what had been established St. Paul's Parish became Hanover County.

For more information on this and other land for sale in New Kent County, contact Danny Graham at (757) 613-6059 or by email at, or visit

Last updated
November 9, 2023
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5541 Farmers Dr
Barhamsville, VA 23011


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