2008 Uncodified Acts

2008 Virginia Uncodified Acts
6/26/2022

CHAPTER 252

An Act to ratify the conveyance of certain lands in the County of Fairfax known as the Ford and Pullman grants.

[H 972]

Approved March 4, 2008

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  § 1. That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the conveyance of certain property located in the County of Fairfax, Virginia, by the Commonwealth on May 1, 1951, to George A. Ford and his successors and assigns, known as the “Ford Grant,” shall be deemed a valid and proper conveyance by the Commonwealth of any rights, title, and interest as the Commonwealth may have had in such property, being more particularly described as follows:

Beginning at the easterly corner of George A. Ford’s Land Grant of 5.838 acres in 1944 and at an angle in George A. Ford’s Smoot tract, on the northeast side of Temple View Drive, the said corner being N. 41°05’ E. 134.38 ft. from the corner between the John H. Johnson tract and the H. H. Blunt tract on the shore of Hunting Creek Marsh; thence with the lines of the Smoot tract S. 52°11’ E. 675.72 ft., N. 57°14’ E. 228.01 ft., N. 15°16’ W. 177.0 ft., N. 31°54’20” W. 497.11 ft. and N. 9°37’ W. 53.6 ft. to the southwest side of Bay Vista Drive; thence with the said side of the drive as proposed, S. 52°11’ E. 195.99 ft. and S. 43°22’40” E. 1947.77 ft. to the northwesterly side of the Washington-Richmond Highway, State Rt. No. 1; thence with the said side of the highway, curving to the right, 147.54 ft., measured on the arc of a circle having a radius of 523.0 ft. (the chord being S. 65°55’ W. 147.06 ft.); thence S. 74°00’ W. 164.15 ft.; thence departing from the highway and running through the marsh, N. 65°53’20” W. 723.81 ft. to the northeast side of Temple View Drive, extended; thence with the said side of the drive, extended, N. 43°42’32” W. 1370.64 ft. to the beginning, containing 18.375 acres; and recorded in Deed Book 924, page 5 in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court for the County of Fairfax, Virginia.

§ 2. That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the conveyance of certain property located in the County of Fairfax, Virginia, by the Commonwealth on May 25, 1962, to Catherine Pullman, James F. Pullman, Catherine C. Pullman, Mary Hilda Pullman and Nellie Pullman Martyn, and their successors and assigns, known as the “Pullman Grant,” shall be deemed a valid and proper conveyance by the Commonwealth of any rights, title, and interest as the Commonwealth may have had in such property, being more particularly described as follows:

Beginning at a point on the southerly line of the parcel to be described, said point being a corner to the property of Pullman and the property now or formerly Blunt, said point being S. 36°53’ W. 116.56’ from a pipe set in the line of Pullman and formerly Blunt on the easterly side of the road known as Hunting Creek Road and said pipe being N. 36°53’ E. 1184.84’ from an old pipe on said side of said road a corner to Pullman and the property now or formerly Blunt on the northeasterly side of Blunt’s Lane; thence with the line of Blunt N. 41°53’10” W. 487.55’ to a point a corner to Ford’s Grant; thence with said grant N. 41°05’ E. 134.38’ to a point in the line of Inez Willis; thence with Inez Willis S. 43°42’32” E. 1370.64’ to a point S. 65°53’20” E 625.74’ to a point in the line of property acquired by the Virginia Department of Highways for the Route 1, Route 413 Interchange; thence with said line S. 23°34’22” W. 38.11’ to a point S. 45°37’40” W. 120.05’ to a point said point being on the northerly side of Route 1 according to the aforementioned acquisition by the Virginia Department of Highways and also being on the northerly side of the old Washington-Richmond Highway; thence with the old Washington-Richmond Highway S. 74°00’ W. 130.11’ to a point S. 79°41’ W. 197.20’ to a pipe a corner to Pullman; thence with Pullman N. 38°08’ W. 194.30’ N. 55°54’ W. 173.00' N. 39°50’ W. 185.00' N. 27°26’ W. 150.00' N. 19°12’ W. 269.75’ N. 47°41’ W. 56.70’ N. 61°06’ 319.20’ to the beginning, containing 7.990 acres; and recorded in Deed Book 2143, page 509 in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court for the County of Fairfax, Virginia.

§ 3. The affirmation of the conveyances in this act shall be less and except all previous takings and conveyances from the foregoing property descriptions by and to the Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner or his predecessors recorded in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of Fairfax County, Virginia, as of January 1, 2008.