Blue Ridge Conservancy bought 262 acres of land for $1.1 million on Three Top Mountain.

The Ashe Post and Times reports the land is on the southeast slope of the mountain above Buffalo Meadows Road in West Jefferson.

According to the report, the land was purchased from two private owners.

This is the third time Blue Ridge Conservancy has purchased land on Three Top Mountain since last July, for a total of 447 acres.