Amherst County, VA Real Estate
Located at the foot of the Blue Ridge, Amherst County is a hidden gem. You will have access to the Appalachian Trail, several rivers and numerous lakes. The county is divided by Highway 29 giving easy access to both Lynchburg and Charlottesville. Nearby you will find Liberty University and Lynchburg College. The town of Amherst and the surrounding county provide numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation. Air service can be accessed both in Charlottesville and Lynchburg. Roanoke and Charlottesville provide Amtrak service to the Washington metro and Northeast major cities. The town of Amherst looks like a Norman Rockwell painting and has basic shopping opportunities. Medical services are readily available in Lynchburg, which thanks to the new bypass of Route 29 are only minutes away.
In regard to real estate, the county and town of Amherst provide an excellent value for the dollar. This is true for residential and farm properties which are surrounded by panoramic views of the Blue Ridge.