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Recreation

Recreational Considerations

Stonehouse’s recreational potential is considerable due to its size and location. Currently, the primary pursuit on the property is hunting. There are healthy populations of deer and turkey, as well as the occasional black bear. There are also seasonal populations of waterfowl, and the property is located within the eastern flyway, not far from the Chesapeake Bay. There are a series of established duck blinds on the York River and along Ware Creek. With the ample inland water and topography there are numerous opportunities to create ponds and shallow water impoundments.  

 

The existing road system provides an excellent framework for future recreational pursuits, including hiking, ATV’s, horseback riding and trail riding, not to mention mountain biking. Lastly, access to Ware Creek and the York River is a standout feature of Stonehouse. This part of Virginia is heavily influenced by the water, and Stonehouse is perfectly positioned to take full advantage of that, whether it’s kayaking Ware Creek on a crisp autumn day, escaping the summer heat and boating on the York River, or simply enjoying a waterfront sunset.