Welcome to the RIVA! This beautiful property features over 650 feet of frontage on the James River in Amherst County, 13 acres overlooking the downtown landscape. Bright, modern home has over 5000 square feet of finished area – 4 BRs, 3.5 half baths above grade AND 2 BR, 2 bath apartment with office on the lower level! Open kitchen with breakfast room, living room with gas fireplace. Main level master with spiral staircase leads to a neat loft for study or office. Second floor features three bedrooms and a full bath, third floor is also finished with two flex rooms and another full bath. Wonderful rocking chair front porch to welcome guests. Huge detached garage, two carports. Ample water views from the house, but EASY access to the RIVA with a new dock, boat ramp and storage shed. Everything new or newer, too many improvements and updates to list, see Docbox. Very private but very convenient to Route 29 business or Bypass.

Date Added: 8/28/23 at 5:00 am
Last Update: 10/16/23 at 4:01 pm


  • GeneralApartment, Ceiling Fan(s), Drywall, Garden Tub, Main Level Bedroom, Main Level Den, Primary Bed w/ Bath, Pantry, Rods, Security System, Separate Dining Room, Smoke Alarm
  • Master Bedroom14x17 Level: Level 1 Above Grade
  • Kitchen16x11 Level: Level 1 Above Grade
  • AppliancesCooktop, Dishwasher, Dryer, Refrigerator, Water Purifier, Washer
  • Dining19x12 Level: Level 1 Above Grade
  • Living Room20x15 Level: Level 1 Above Grade
  • LaundryMain Level, Separate Laundry Rm., 8x9 Level: Level 1 Above Grade
  • BasementApartment, Exterior Entrance, Finished, Full, Heated, Interior Entrance, Walkout
  • Den16x14 Level: Level 1 Above Grade
  • FlooringCeramic Tile, Hardwood, Vinyl Plank
  • A/CHeat Pump
  • HeatingHeat Pump, Wall/ Space Unit
  • Fireplace1 Fireplace, Gas Log, Living Room
  • Family Room14x15 Level: Below Grade
  • Disability FeatureShower
  • Half Baths1


  • GeneralMasonite Siding, Solid Masonry, City View, Water View, Circular Drive, Garden Space, Landscaped, Secluded Lot, Undergrnd Utilities, River Front
  • StyleStory and a half
  • Other StructuresStorage Building, Workshop
  • ParkingOff Street Parking, On- Street, Parking Lot


  • RoofingShingle
  • GeneralThree Or More


  • HOAYes
  • HOA Amenities0.0
  • Originating MLSLynchburg
  • School DistrictAmherst
  • CountyAmherst
  • Road/Access0.00


  • ZoningA-1, Parcel 1 and 2 containing 13.752 acres, Alma P. Simms Tract, 154 A17
  • TopographyMostly level
  • Current UseHunting, Investment, Recreational, Timber, Unimproved
  • RestrictionsDoublewides Allowed, Mobiles Allowed, Modulars Allowed, Subdividing Restrict


  • WaterWell
  • SewerSeptic Tank
  • UtilitiesAEP/ Appalachian Powr


  • SourceLynchburg, Lynchburg


  • DistrictAmherst County Public Schools