JAMES FARM

775+/- acres recreational property with strong water, wildlife, farming and timber components


Price :
$2,100,000  
ID :
446  


HIGHLIGHTS

  • 3 acre stocked lake
  • 1 acre stocked pond
  • 1 mile of frontage on blue-line Muddy Creek
  • 5 miles of internal gravel road provides superior access to all corners of the property
  • 10 miles of trails for hiking, horseback riding or ATV adventure
  • 170+/- acres of pasture and cropland
  • 615+/- acres of high quality Appalachian hardwood timber with impressive capital value.
  • 4 major hollows with another 30 smaller hollows make for interesting topographic relief
  • Long views of distant mountains and valleys below
  • Elevations ranging from 1736’ to 2128’
  • 10 minutes to I-64 interchange at Alta
  • 4 mobile homes for weekend retreats or year round living
  • 20 minutes to Lewisburg 30 minutes to the Greenbrier Resort
  • 4 hours to DC and 3.5 hours to Charlotte
  • Private, secluded, little to no light pollution – ideal for star gazing and planet observation

LOCATION

Google Coordinates: 37.801538°(N), -80.596669°(W)
Address: HC 71, Box 40, Alderson, WV 24910
Elevation Range: 1736 ft. to 2128 ft. +/-

UTILITIES

Water – Wells
Sewer – Septic
Phone – Frontier
Electric- MonPower
Cell phone coverage – good
Internet/Television – Direct TV or Dish

PROPERTY USE SUMMARY

The property is currently devoted to agriculture and forestland use. A breakdown, as determined from aerial photography is as follows:

Home/Buildings, fields, lake, and other open area: 158 acres +/-
Forestland: 617 acres +/- (balance of the property)
Open Area Breakdown:
Field 1: 47 ac.
Field 2: 1 ac.
Field 3: 8 ac.
Field 4 22 ac.
Field 5: 2 ac.
Field 6: 8 ac.
Field 7: 20 ac.
Field 8: 1 ac.
Field 9 5 ac.
Field 10: 11 ac.
Field 11: 1 ac.
Total: 126 acres

Home area: 11 ac.
Lake: 3 ac.
Quarry area: 18 ac.

Total of open areas: 158 acres

(This summary is only an estimation of current property use as determined from aerial photography. It is made subject to the estimation of property boundaries and any errors in the interpretation of land use type from the aerial photography utilized.)

ACCESS

The property fronts onto WV RT 12 for approximately ½ mile, providing direct access to the public road system.

ZONING

The county is subject to 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.

DEED AND TAX INFORMATION

Greenbrier County, West Virginia

Deed Book 448 Page 941
Deed Book 502 Page 133
Deed Book 503 Page 228

Blue Sulphur District
TM 28 Parcels 4, 10, 19, and 32
2015 Real EstateTaxes: $2,123.40

Total Tax Acreage: 775.36 acres

The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre.

SURROUNDING AREA

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.

GREENBRIER RIVER

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.

Directions

Travel I-64 West for 7.4 miles to Alta/Alderson Exit No. 161; at end of exit ramp, turn left onto WV RT 12 South and travel toward Alderson; at 5.6 miles the main entrance “Bam Bam Lane” is on the right; large sign over the entrance says “James Farm”.

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