EXCITING UPDATE: A new access road/drive has been cut in to the upper ridge building site, adding great value to this property! If you have been searching for the ideal parcel on which to build your private custom home, located conveniently just 1 hour from Washington DC, with breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountain range, then look no further! This property is for you! This is a unique opportunity to own your own mountain-top in one of the premiere locations in Northern Virginia. Located in the prestigious Hunt Country of Fauquier County, 6 miles from historic Warrenton, this is Prickly Pear Mountain, part of the Watery Mountain Range. At an elevation of 1,050 feet, it is at twice the height of the Washington Monument and has views of Washington DC, Skyline Drive, Charlottesville and boasts 100-mile scenic vistas. The USGS only recognizes mountains over 1,000 feet in elevation as real mountains in the U.S. and this is one of them! The views are stunningly BREATHTAKING! This 52 acres offers elite privacy and security. There is a 5-acre designated residential use zone, with a Fauquier County approved certification letter for the perc site. This property and the adjacent property are conservation protected for privacy and security, as well as perpetually low real estate taxes. This parcel is wooded with rare black walnut trees and you may often see eagles soaring overhead. There is LINE-OF-SIGHT to Washington DC, Tyson's Corner, Manassas and the northern range of the Blue Ridge from Charlottesville to Linden for excellent satellite or relay signal communications purposes. This mountain is rich in history and many of the most revered presidents and industrialists have enjoyed their mountain tops as a great escape to peace and tranquility. Drink the pristine mountain water and breathe the crisp clean air year-round. Unlike valley and pasture areas where smoke and pollution can settle, the mountain tops have an abundance of fresh, clean air circulation across them. The emotion of this incredibly special place is awe-inspiring and gives you a feeling of being "ON TOP OF THE WORLD". Build your custom home and accessory buildings. The property access allows for your own individual private driveway. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for an elite custom home site. Private tour by appointment only. 24 hours advance notice. Listing agent must accompany. Gated entrance. No drive-bys please.