SOLD! HIGH MEADOWS – 113 +/- ACRES

Sweeping meadows, spring–fed pond, privacy, panoramic views


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Price :
249900  
ID :
140  
Acres :
113  

Agent Contact:
Paul Grist, (304) 645–7674


DESCRIPTION

High Meadows is a 113 +/- multi-use property located in the historic area of Salt Sulphur Springs. The property can be used for recreational, agriculture and silviculural purposes. High Meadows lays very well with about 35 acres in high meadows following the ridge line along with a hidden meadow tucked away in the forest. The balance of the property is in mature woodland with trails and seasonal streams throughout. A spring-fed pond provides a good water source in one of the lower meadows for wildlife like white-tail deer, rabbits, squirrels, red-tailed foxes, chipmunks, turkeys and more.

The stream beds have a unique base layer of terraced shale giving the appearance of a grand stairway running along the forest floor. The plant life is bountiful and many different species of trees, flowers, ferns, mosses and lichens.

Also on the property is a cave with an underground stream running through.

An old barn and home in the middle of the property harken back to more lively times. A Chinese Chestnut planted many years ago by the homesteaders stands watch over the old homeplace. Power comes up to the old home giving ready access to electricity should you decide to build a new home taking advantage of the privacy and panoramic views. Dropping a rock down the old

LOCATION

The farm is located just minutes south of the charming historic town of Union, which is the county seat Monroe County where they claim the cattle still outnumber the people in the agrarian culture. The town has everything from restaurants, grocery store, bank and even a hardware store so all your basic needs are met, plus, everything in town is within walking distance so it is easy to get around. . Some of the friendliest people in West Virginia can be found in Monroe County. Monroe has a population of about 13,000 residents, does not have a stoplight and has more cattle and sheep than people.

Also nearby is the historic Salt Sulphur Springs resort which is a favorite gathering spot for picnics, weddings, and family events.

The Greenbrier Valley Airport in Lewisburg which has daily service to Atlanta and New York is about 45 minutes from the farm. Located only 28 miles south of Interstate 64, the parcel offers those from more urban areas the opportunity for a rural retreat well within a two hour’s drive of Roanoke, VA and 4 hours drive to Washington, DC.

The world famous Greenbrier Resort is about 45 minutes and Snowshoe Ski Resort is about a 2 hour drive.

ACCESS AND BOUNDARIES

High Meadows is accessed via a private lane which travels for approximately 0.6 miles from Fullen Road (County Route 219/8) through Field Hollow to the property. The private lane has a 24 foot wide right of way.

A survey for the property was conducted by David Holtz and may be found on record at the Monroe County Courthouse in Deed Book 233, Page 306. According to the survey, the property contains approximately 113.913 acres.

MINERAL RIGHTS

The mineral, oil, gas, coal, quarry (sand & stone) rights are believed to be conveyed with the surface. All prospective buyers will need to ascertain for themselves through a title search that the mineral rights do in fact convey

TAXES & ZONING

Property taxes for the 2010 tax year were $90.70. The parcel is listed in the Union District, Monroe County on Tax Map 19, Parcel 18. The deed for the property is found in Deed Book 233, page 303.

As of July 2011, there is no countywide zoning in effect in Monroe County. However, all prospective buyers should contact the Monroe County Assessor in Union regarding any issues involving zoning, developments or building codes.

Topographical and Aerial Maps available on Photo Tour.

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SURROUNDING ATTRACTIONS

MORGAN ORCHARD Just up the road from the property is Morgan Orchard. This fantastic orchard has been operating since 1896 and offer a beautiful country setting with the opportunity to pick your own berries, peaches, apples or vegetables.

There are picnic tables and friendly people to assist you in picking the produce of your choice in the orchard. www.MorganOrchardWV.com

STATE FAIR OF WV The Declaration of Independence was only 78 years old when the first recorded fair was conducted in Greenbrier Valley, Virginia. In 1854, the Greenbrier Agricultural Society began organizing and conducting an annual fair where agricultural accomplishments could be displayed. This popular event attracted entries of livestock, produce and household items from farms thoughout the area. The fair is alive and well today and is just 30 minutes from the Beckett Farm. www.StateFairofWV.org

STATE PARKS, HIKING AND CAMPING Within an hour’s drive are located some of the finest recreational facilities in West Virginia. Winterplace Ski Resort, whitewater rafting / fishing on the New River and Gauley River, 2000 acre Bluestone Lake, Pipestem State Park and Resort and the 80,000 acre New River National Gorge National Park. Five other area state parks and state forests offer unlimited hiking, horseback riding, ATV riding and rock climbing opportunities. www.WVStateParks.com

www.Winterplace.com

www. nps.gov/neri/index.htm

THE GREENBRIER CLASSIC GOLF TOURNAMENT The Greenbrier is excited to host the PGA TOUR’s newest event July 25 – July 31, 2011 as part of the FedExCup Series – giving players and fans alike the opportunity to experience professional golf against the backdrop of this American treasure. www.GreenbrierClassic.com

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