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Flynn Creek Forest is an awesome 284 acre recreation and timberland investment tract located in popular Greenbrier County near Lewisburg WV. The property has a rich history dating back to the 1800’s when the first settlers to the area cleared the bottomland, high benches and gentle hill side slopes to raise crops and create grazing boundaries. The property offers excellent building sites with 30 mile views. Many of the old horse and mule trails are still evident today.
Two blue line streams with 12 more seasonal branches create a water rich topography offering a mix of old farm fields and mature forest. Surrounded by farms and large timber tracts, Flynn Creek Forest’s recreational potential benefits from low human population density.
- Nearly a mile of bold flowing Flynn Creek running along the southwestern boundary.
- 2 Blue line streams and 12 more seasonal branches and springs provide abundant water.
- Miles of interior trails for ATVing, horseback riding, and hiking.
- Surrounded by large timber holdings and cattle farms.
- Superior access by paved state road and a mile of old county road.
- Excellent timber value benefiting from a long term professional management program.
- Boone and Crocket country with exceptional resident wildlife populations.
- Dark skies with little or no light pollution for star and planet gazing.
- High elevation offers long range views of the distant mountains and valley below.
The owner is vested in three-fourths (3/4) interest in the mineral rights and all rights owner has will convey with the property.
BOUNDARIES AND SURVEY
The property has not been recently surveyed and is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre.
The property fronts onto Flynn’s Creek Road WV RT 10/4 for approximately ¼ mile, providing direct access to the public road system.
PROPERTY TYPE/USE SUMMARY
The property is currently devoted to all forestland use.
The county is subject to some zoning and subdivision regulations. All prospective buyers should consult the County Commission and also the Health Department for details regarding zoning, building codes and installation of septic systems.
Water: There is currently no water well installed.
Sewer: There is currently no septic system installed.
Electricity / Telephone: Not currently on property, but available nearby
Cellphone Coverage: Good to fair
LOCATION, DEED and TAXES
Address: The property lies on Flynn’s Creek Road WV RT 10/4 near the community of Williamsburg. A 911 address is not known for this forestland property.
Coordinates (NAD83): 38.004800°N, 80.514530°W
Elevation Range: 2286 ft. to 2861 ft. +/-
Deed Information: Deed Book 528 Page 791; Deed Book 566 Pages 145, 147, and 150
Greenbrier County, West Virginia
Deed Acreage: 284 acres +/-
Real Estate Tax ID/Acreage/Taxes:
Greenbrier County, West Virginia
Williamsburg District, Tax Map 37 Parcel 5; Taxed as 284 acres Pembroke Road, Class 3
2015 Real Estate Taxes: $1,489.00
The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre.
Lewisburg, which is the Greenbrier County seat, was voted the Coolest Small Town in America in 2011, combining the warmth of a close community with the sophistication of more urban locations. The thriving downtown historic district offers year-round live productions presented at the State Professional Theatre of WV, Carnegie Hall, distinctive dining venues, antique shops, award-winning galleries/boutiques, and two summer-season farmer’s markets. Greenbrier Valley Medical Center is a modern hospital and all attendant medical facilities, along with the many big box stores.
Lewisburg is home to the WV Osteopathic Medical School (600 students) and the New River Community and Technical College. The area is a strong economic generator with a solid workforce employed in county/state government, tourism, hospitality, medical, education, retail, construction, wood products, mining and agriculture.
The world-renowned Greenbrier Resort, with 800 rooms and 1600 employees, is located nearby in the sleepy little town of White Sulphur Springs. The 4-Star resort has a subterranean casino and is home to the PGA tour, the “Greenbrier Classic.” Several other area golf courses are available in the area – including Oakhurst Links, America’s first golf course, where guests play using old style hickory-handled clubs and ground-burrowing golf balls!
The Greenbrier County Airport with WV’s longest runway provides daily flights to Atlanta and Washington DC. A picturesque train ride from White Sulphur Springs connects the area to DC, Phili, Chicago, and many other locations. By car, DC is 4 hours away and Charlotte is only 4.
Within another 2-3 hours drive are located some of the finest recreational facilities in West Virginia , Winterplace Ski Resort, the 2000 acre Bluestone Lake, Pipestem State Park and Resort, the 80,000 acre New River National Gorge National Park, and whitewater rafting / fishing on the New River and Gauley Rivers. The new 10,600 acre Boy Scout High Adventure Camp, Summit (home to the US and World Jamboree) offers weekend visitors ziplining and canopy tours, ropes courses, climbing and repelling, mountain biking, as well as BMX and skate plazas. Five other area state parks and state forests offer unlimited hiking, horseback riding, ATV riding, and rock climbing opportunities.
The Greenbrier River is 173 miles long is the last free flowing river east of the Mississippi. It is an excellent river to float or canoe and is well known for its large and small mouth bass fishing. It is the gateway to water recreation and fun as it is at most times lazy and easy to navigate.
The Greenbrier River is formed by the confluence of the East Fork Greenbrier River and the West Fork Greenbrier River in the town of Durbin, West Virginia. From Durbin the Greenbrier River flows southwesterly through Pocahontas, Greenbrier, Monroe, and Summers Counties. It flows through several communities including Cass, Marlinton, Hillsboro, Ronceverte, Fort Spring, Alderson, and Hinton. The Greenbrier River joins the New River in the town of Hinton, West Virginia.
GREENBRIER RIVER TRAIL
The 77 mile long Greenbrier River Trail is operated by the West Virginia State Parks and is a former railroad grade now used for hiking, bicycling, ski-touring, horseback-riding, and wheel-chair use. The trail passes through numerous small towns and traverses 35 bridges and 2 tunnels as it winds its way along the valley. Most of the trail is adjacent to the free-flowing Greenbrier River and is surrounded by peaks of the Allegheny Mountains.
This relaxed ski resort sits on 251 acres of skiable terrain and 11,000 acres of wilderness nestled amid the Allegheny Mountains, which are part of the vast Appalachian Mountain Range. It is positioned in the bowl shaped convergence of Cheat and Back Allegheny mountains, at the head of the Shavers Fork and Cheat River. Snowshoe is home to the second highest point in the state and the peak elevation for Cheat Mountain, at Thorny Flat, which reaches 4,848 feet above sea level. More than 5,000 guests enjoy Snowshoe’s slopes each season. In addition to Snowshoe’s remarkable ski and winter activities, it offers exciting summer activities such as extensive mountain biking trails, hiking trails, guided tours, horseback riding, ATV riding, a popular golf course designed by Gary Player, wedding and convention areas, and various other summer outdoor activities for all ages.
Please call Richard Grist @ 304.646.8837 or email to Richard@foxfirenation.com to schedule a tour of this fantastic forest and recreational property.
Property is being sold in “As Is” conditions, with no representations or warranties made either by Foxfire Realty or the Seller or its agents except as may be specifically made in writing by the Seller. All measurements are given as a guide, and no liability can be accepted for any errors arising therefrom. No responsibility is taken for any other error, omission, or misstatement in these particulars, nor do they constitute an offer or a contract. Foxfire Realty or the Seller does not make or give, whether in these particulars, during negotiations or otherwise, any representation or warranty in relation to the property.
From the intersection of I-64 Exit 169 and Seneca Trail US 219 just north of Lewisburg, travel north on Seneca Trail US 219 for 8.5 miles to the community of Frankford; turn left onto Williamsburg Road WV RT 17 (just beside Frankfort Post Office); travel Williamsburg Road for 8.4 miles to the community of Williamsburg; turn right onto Friars Hill Road WV RT 9; travel Friars Hill Road for 9/10ths of a mile; turn left onto Pembroke Road WV RT 10/2; travel Pembroke Road 1.1 miles; turn left onto Flynn’s Creek Road WV RT 10/4; travel Flynn's Creek Road 8/10ths of a mile; Childs Lane will be on the left; the property is on the right.