285 Wooded Acres near Christiansburg

Montgomery Co., VA. In cooperation with Jeff Phillips, Whitetail Properties


Copperhead Rd,
Shawsville, VA  24162
Montgomery County


Hampton Inn Christiansburg
380 Arbor Dr, Christiansburg, VA
Online and phone bidding also available.


Convenient to Roanoke, Christiansburg, and Blacksburg, this scenic acreage offers big timber, hilltop views, lush valley fields, buffered privacy, and bountiful hunting.

  • 285 acres offered in 2 tracts
  • Easy access from US-460 / US-11 and I-81
  • Just 11 miles from the Virginia Tech campus
  • Majority in mature hardwoods - timber cruise available
  • Very accessible. Excellent road meanders through the valley from the gated entrance to the far end of property with atv and hiking trails throughout
  • Several beautifully wooded peaks to enjoy distant views while offering a unique buffer from the outside world for a feeling of serene seclusion within
  • Prime hunting with long shooting lanes. Ideal for hunt clubs.

TIMBER SUMMARY (download Handout for full report)

Trees 12" DBH and larger suitable for sawlogs. No pulpwood size trees included.

Sawtimber: Int. (mbf) / Doyle (mbf) / Tons

  • White Pine: 123 Int. (mbf) / 81 Doyle (mbf) / 664 Tons
  • Poplar: 733 Int. (mbf) / 510 Doyle (mbf) / 3685 Tons 
  • White Oak: 79 Int. (mbf) / 53 Doyle (mbf) / 405 Tons
  • Red/Black Oak: 360 Int. (mbf) / 251 Doyle (mbf) / 1805 Tons
  • Scarlet Oak: 18 Int. (mbf) / 13 Doyle (mbf) / 93 Tons
  • Chestnut Oak: 54 Int. (mbf) / 36 Doyle (mbf) / 275 Tons
  • Basswood: 17 Int. (mbf) / 11 Doyle (mbf) / 85 Tons
  • Hickory: 146 Int. (mbf) / 96 Doyle (mbf) / 749 Tons
  • Cucumbertree: 46 Int. (mbf) / 29 Doyle (mbf) / 243 Tons
  • Beech: 23 Int. (mbf) / 15 Doyle (mbf) / 113 Tons
  • Birch/Elm: 4 Int. (mbf) / 3 Doyle (mbf) / 21 Tons
  • Black Walnut: 23 Int. (mbf) / 13 Doyle (mbf) / 122 Tons
  • Black Cherry: 7 Int. (mbf) / 4 Doyle (mbf) / 35 Tons
  • Sugar Maple: 11 Int. (mbf) / 8 Doyle (mbf) / 57 Tons
  • Totals: 1,644 Int.(mbf) / 1,123 Doyle (mbf) / 8,352 Tons


  • Pine Topwood: 245 Tons
  • Hardwood Topwood: 4180 Tons

Estimated Timber Value: $300,000 


  • Tract 1: 94.037 Acres; beautifully wooded tract with peak elevation of around 2,000'; wonderfully private
  • Tract 2: 191.662 Acres; beautifully wooded; topography varies with several peaks and valleys; beautiful long fields along the valley; incredibly private
  • Note: bidding will be "By the Acre - Bidder's Choice" meaning bids will be offered at a "Per Acre" price.  The high bidder will have their choice of tract(s) for a price equal to the number of acres in the chosen tract(s) x their "Per Acre" bid price.


  • From Christiansburg, US-11N / US-460E towards Shawsville. 7mi to LEFT on Friendship Rd (636). 1.1mi to LEFT on Copperhead Rd. 0.3mi on left (across from cell tower).
  • From Roanoke, I-81S 11mi to exit 132 for VA-647 towards Dixie Caverns. At end of ramp, LEFT on 647 to RIGHT on US-11S / US-460W. 10.5mi to RIGHT on Friendship Rd (636). 1.1mi to LEFT on Copperhead Rd. 0.3mi on left (across from cell tower).


  • Tuesday, Apr.2 from 4-6PM
  • Sunday, Apr.7 from 1-3PM
  • Sunday, Apr.14 from 1-3PM
  • Thursday, Apr.18 from 3-6PM
  • Self-guided tours ok anytime during daylight hours
  • Guided tours other days by appointment.  Call 434-847-7741.


  • 10% deposit due day of sale by cash or good check. Closing on or about 30 days. 5% buyer's premium. High bid subject to approval. Click on "Terms" tab for full terms and conditions.


Auction Manager: Mike Torrence, AARE, Torrence, Read, & Forehand Auctions 434-660-5159
Offered in cooperation with Jeff Phillips of Whitetail Properties 540-765-8255

285 Acres on Copperhead Rd, Shawsville, VA (Montgomery County)

Terms: Property sells "AS-IS" without warranties of any kind. Potential Buyers must perform such independent investigations with respect to the Property as they deem necessary to verify information provided by Auction Company.

Warranty: All information provided by Auction Company is deemed reliable but is not warranted. The information provided by the Auction Company is subject to verification by all parties relying on it. No liability for its accuracy, error or omission is assumed by the Auction Company.

Title: Seller will convey title by General Warranty Deed free and clear of all liens.

Registration: Bids will be accepted only from registered bidders. On-site registration begins at 11:30AM day of sale. See listing for auction location. You may also pre-register on our website or phone app.  Deadline for phone and online bidding registration is 6PM EST on the day prior to the auction. A valid form of identification (i.e. driver's license) may be required to register onsite or online.

Online Bidding: Online bidding is available for your convenience. However, due to the technical nature of online bidding, bidder acknowledges that this service may or may not function correctly the day of the auction. Torrence, Read, & Forehand Auctions will not be responsible for missed bids from any source. Online bidders who desire to make certain their bid is acknowledged should use the prebidding function and leave their maximum bid 24 hours before the auction begins. Winning bidders will be notified by email and/or phone and receive instructions for signing the Contract of Purchase (must be returned within 24 hours) and submitting the Deposit (see below).

Announcements: Announcements made on day of sale take precedence over all prior communications, both verbal and written, concerning the sale of the Property.

Approval: High bid(s) subject to approval by Seller.

Buyer's Premium: A 5% buyer's premium will be added to the high bid to determine the final sales price.

Deposit: Deposit equal to 10% of final contract price (bid price plus buyer's premium) due day of sale by cash or good check. Online bidders may overnight deposit or wire transfer funds so it is received within 2 business days.

Closing: Balance of Purchase Price shall be due at closing on or about 30 days after the sale.

Agency: The auction company and its representatives represent the sellers.