Comfortable modern home or quiet country weekend getaway in beautiful Summers County, West Virginia

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Randy S. "Riverbend" Burdette, 304.667.2897 or 304.645.7674

Lick Creek Valley Retreat is a small but comfortable modern home located in beautiful Summers County West Virginia. A great weekend getaway property that has a convenient drive from many metropolitan areas. The home is also ready to be a full-time residence with all the comforts of home already in place. The home is located in a quiet community for authors and artists to work undisturbed, but also close to other artisans in the region.


  • Nestled in an ole Virginia farm setting
  • Wild and Wonderful Summers County, home of champion state parks and recreation galore!
  • 25 minutes to historic Hinton
  • 10 minutes to the Mighty New River
  • Historic Green Sulphur Springs
  • Property includes a section of Lick Creek
  • Mature Woods
  • 11′ x 24′ Garage/workshop
  • Horses, livestock and pets encouraged!
  • Can be run as a mini farm, great opportunity for a pond to be built
  • 25 minutes to Lewisburg or Beckley
  • Newly constructed 2015, small but comfortable rooms and amenities
  • Anderson windows and Hardie lap siding
  • Garage/workshop
  • High Speed Internet and Cell coverage
  • Gentrac back up generator (propane)
  • Only 2.7 miles to I-64 exit 143
  • Easy Interstate access from Northern VA, Richmond, Pittsburgh and Columbus


The delightful home was custom designed and constructed to create a home that values quality of space over quantity and emphasizes comfort, beauty and a high level of detail. This warm and inviting home meets the needs of daily living and designed to flood the interior with natural light throughout the seasons. One is surrounded by beautiful forms, special details and natural materials. The porches create an extra dimension and add to the quality of living. The yard is fenced to provide protection and outdoor enjoyment to beloved pets.

The finely constructed 1 1/2 story home was recently built in 2015 and offers 634 square feet. Architectural roofing shingles, Hardie Board lap siding, and Anderson windows were used in its construction. The foundation is cinderblock and concrete, and is heated by a propane gas fireplace and electric baseboard heat. The floors are adorned with oak throughout and a grand spiral staircase made entirely of oak leads to the loft. The porch and deck offer 200 square feet outdoor living space with maintenance free Trex decking.

Room Dimensions
Living Room 15’3 x 8’9″ x 9’3″ x 14’9″
Bedroom 8’2″ x 5’4″
Loft 8’6″ x 9’8″
Kitchen 8′ x 9’6″
Bath 9’3″ x 14′
Rear deck (open) 12′ x 13’6″

Conveyed with the home will be the following:
Refrigerator – electric
Range/oven – propane gas
Washer/Dryer (ventless) combination – electric
Fireplace – propane gas
The propane tank is buried underground but is leased from Amerigas.


Google Coordinates:
37.784779°(N), -80.785432°(W)
Address: 2745 Lick Creek Road, Green Sulphur Springs, WV 25976
Elevation Range: 1759 ft. to 1946 ft. +/-


The farm has 270 feet +/- of frontage on Lick Creek, and also contains a small stream.


The seller will convey all of the mineral rights they own at closing, including coal, oil & gas, sand and stone rights. There are no leases currently on the property.


There is a 2013 property boundary survey that is recorded as Map File C-8B. Some of the boundaries are evidenced by fencing. The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre.


Water: Drilled well 2014
Sewer: Installed 2014, 1000 concrete tank with drain fields
Electricity: AEP
Telephone: Frontier Communications
Internet: Hughes Net and possibly others
Cellphone Coverage: Good


The property has approximately 260 feet of frontage on Lick Creek Road RT 4.


Summers County currently has no known zoning or subdivision regulations. However, all prospective buyers should consult the County Government and also the Health Department for any changes and details regarding zoning, building codes, and installation of water wells and septic systems.


The property currently has nearly 4 acres in fields, 1¼ acre of forestland, and the mowed area around the home.
(This summary is 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.)


Deed Information: DB 248 Pg. 665 and Map File C-8B
Summers County, West Virginia

Acreage: 5.95 acres +/-
Real Estate Tax ID/Acreage/Taxes:

Summers County (45), West Virginia
Green Sulphur District (3)
Tax Map 17 Parcel 10.1; 5.95 ACRES LICK CREEK; Class 2;

2017 Real Estate Taxes: $238.60


Summers County School District
Public Elementary School:
Hinton Area Elementary School

Public Middle School:
Summers County Middle School

Public High School:
Summers County High School


The surrounding area offers unlimited soft recreational activities including white water rafting, golfing, fishing, camping, hiking, bird watching and rock climbing. Snow skiing at the Winterplace Ski Resort is less than an hour away. In 25 minutes you can catch the Amtrak train in Hinton and ride to the Greenbrier Resort, Chicago or New York City. The Beckley Airport is just 45 minutes away.

Green Sulphur Springs is supported with a great community known for its friendly residents and laidback lifestyle. Hinton, the county seat of Summers County is a 25 minute drive. Hinton, founded in 1871, grew rapidly as the hub of a growing railroad industry serving the New River coal fields, passenger travel and coast to coast freight lines. Today, Hinton serves the growing tourist and technology industries. Situate at the confluence of the New River, Bluestone River and Greenbrier River, adjoining the 2000 acre Bluestone Lake, Hinton is truly a gateway to water recreation. The 80,000 acre New River National River Park, Bluestone State Park, Pipestem State Park Resort and 17,000 acre Bluestone Wildlife Management Area are recreational cornerstones in the area. The new 10,000 acre Boy Scout high adventure camp is an hour’s drive

Hospital, grocery shopping, pharmacy, hardware/farm supply and dining are available.


The New River Gorge was a vast and largely unsettled wilderness until the C&O railroad was built on the eastern side of the river in the 1880’s. The railroad opened up the rich coalfields and virgin timber stands of the region. Early “mountaineers” settled the area and soon were carving out mountain farms and raising families.

Lick Creek Valley Retreat is located in the heart of the recreational mecca area encompassing the New River and 2000 acre Bluestone Lake at Hinton. The New River is the second oldest river in the world, preceded only by the Nile; it is the oldest river in North America. The New River is unique because it begins in Blowing Rock, N.C. and flows north through Virginia into West Virginia. The Nile and Amazon are the only other major rivers that also flow north. Year after year, it produces more citation fish than any other warm water river in WV. Smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, crappie, catfish, sunfish, hybrid striped bass, and muskie are all common species of fish found in the New River and Bluestone Lake.

Bluestone Lake is over 2000 acres at summer pool and is the state’s third largest body of water. Great hunting and fishing opportunities abound at the 17,632 acre Bluestone Wildlife Area adjacent to the park and nearby Camp Creek State Forest.

The largest and most popular 4th of July day parade in the state is hosted by nearby Alderson. The sleepy town of Alderson is a 35 minute drive and amenities include churches, elementary school, grocery store, hardware/farm supply store, motel, bank, Dollar General, gas/convenience stores, medical clinic and restaurants. Alderson is also home to “Camp Cupcake”, the minimum security federal prison where Martha Stewart spent her vacation.

Lewisburg, a 25 minute drive, is the county seat of Greenbrier County and home to the WV Osteopathic Medical School (800 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, education, retail, construction, wood products, mining and agriculture. The Greenbrier Valley and surrounding area is richly blessed with a wide array of cultural events that keep life in the valley interesting and satisfying. A year round live theatre, Carnegie Hall (one of four in the USA), fine dining, art galleries and boutiques make up the thriving downtown historic district in Lewisburg.

In 2011, Lewisburg was named Coolest Small Town in America and is just a 25 minute drive to complete shopping, churches, schools, medical-dental facilities, fine dining, and a modern hospital. The airport, with the longest runway in the state is just 45 minutes away and has daily flights to Atlanta and Washington DC.

The world renowned 4-Star Greenbrier Resort, home of the PGA tour, is a 45 minute drive. Several other area golf courses are available in the area. Rock climbing, ziplining, horseback riding and the 100 + mile long Hatfield-McCoy ATV trail makes for a very active recreation area.


From Lewisburg: 30 Miles +/- (35 Minutes +/-)

From the intersection of US 60 and US 219 in Lewisburg, travel RT 219 North for 1.5 miles; turn left onto the I-64 West ramp, travel I-64 West for approximately 25.6 miles to Green Sulphur Springs / Meadow Bridge Exit No. 143; at the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Lick Creek Road WV RT 4; travel 2.7 miles; the property is on the left.

From Beckley: 22 Miles +/- (25 Minutes +/-)

From Beckley Eisenhower Dr. I-64 interchange No. 124, travel I-64 East for approximately 19 miles to Green Sulphur Springs / Meadow Bridge Exit No. 143; at the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto Lick Creek Road WV RT 4; travel 2.7 miles; the property is on the left.

From Rainelle: 21 Miles +/- (35 Minutes +/-)

From Rainelle, travel RT 20 South, passing through the town of Meadow Bridge, for approximately 17.6 miles, you will see I-64 interchange No. 143 on your left at this point, turn left onto Lick Creek Road WV RT 4; travel 2.7 miles; the property is on the left.

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