SOLD! STILLWATER – 5.5 +/- ACRES

Excellent 5.5 acre property adjoining the Greenbrier River Trail in Caldwell


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Address
1480 Stonehouse Road, Lewisburg, WV 24901, USA 
Price :
110000  
ID :
282  
Acres :
5.5  

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


DESCRIPTION

“Stillwater” – This outstanding 5.5 acre estate property adjoins the ever popular Greenbrier River trail and has spectacular eastern views of Greenbrier Mountain. The property is being offered as a whole (9 acres) or  in separate parcels containing a 5.5 acres and 3.6 acres. For the water enthusiast, the Greenbrier River is just a short walk away. Stillwater is located in a quite country setting but is an easy 10 minute drive to Lewisburg and White Sulphur Springs.

The 9 acre estate grounds are nearly all open meadows and the terrain is flat to gently sloping. The songbirds, owls, hawks, blue jays and cardinals also enjoy the old growth forest along the River Trail and Greenbrier River. The songs of the birds are a pleasant addition to the peace and quiet found in this lovely area of Greenbrier County. Several Bald Eagles have been spotted in this area. Deer, turkey, squirrels, waterfowl and a myriad of other wildlife species thrive in this enchanting environ.

Google Coordinates: Google Coordinates: Latitude 37.79922200N Longitude 080.3786008W

THE AREA

Lewisburg, which is the Greenbrier County seat, was voted the Coolest Small Town in American in 2011 and Stillwater is just a 5 minute drive to the thriving downtown historic district. The downtown boasts a year round live theater, Carnegie Hall, several fabulous restaurants, antique shops and boutiques. There is also a modern hospital and all attendant medical facilities along with all the big box stores.

Lewisburg is also 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 Greenbrier County Airport, which has WV’s longest runway, is located just 10 minutes away and has daily flights to Atlanta and Washington DC. The world famous Greenbrier Resort is 5 minute drive and Snowshoe Ski Resort is 90 minute drive. Roanoke is 90 minutes, DC is 4 hours and Charlotte is 3 hours away.

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 as well as playing host to the President of the USA and Congress.

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. Snowshoe Ski Resort is 90 minute drive through some of the most scenic country on the East Coast. The new 10,600 acre Boy Scout High Adventure Camp and home to the US and World Jamboree is an hour’s drive.

GREENBRIER RIVER

Stillwater is located just a 5 minute walk to the 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.

GREENBRIER RIVER TRAIL

Stillwater fronts the Greenbrier River Trail for over 1700 feet. The 77 mile long 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.

MINERAL RESOURCES

The Marcellus Shale underlies the property at a depth of 5000’+. The east coast Marcellus Shale Region is thought to contain enough natural gas to power the United States for over 100 years.

There is a currently no oil and gas lease on the property. The mineral rights the seller owns will transfer to the purchaser at closing. There are no known coal reserves underlying the property.

TAX AND DEED INFORMATION

Greenbrier County
Lewisburg District
Tax Map 25, Parcel 69 less 2.0 acres recently sold
Deed Book 535, Page 237
Taxes 2012: $TBD

Property Address:
Camp Allegheny Road
Caldwell, WV 24985
Google Coordinates: Lat 37.79922200N Lon 080.3786008W

Area: Lewisburg, Caldwell, White Sulphur Springs

ACCESS AND BOUNDARIES

The property fronts paved state maintained County Route 38/1(Camp Alleghany Road) and provides excellent year round access to the property. The property runs along the paved road for about 900 to the gravel driveway. The property leaves the paved road at the driveway and continues for about 1000 feet along the Greenbrier River Trail. The gravel driveway provides interior access to the property.

 

Directions

From Lewisburg and the intersection of Rt. 60 and Rt. 219, travel Rt. 60 East 3 miles and take a left onto the Stonehouse Road. Travel for 1.7 miles on the Stonehouse Road and turn right onto the Camp Alleghany Road. The property begins here on the left and continues on the left for the next 1000’ until the stone “Stillwater” sign. Turn up the gravel driveway on the left to the home on the hill.

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