TUG CREEK MOUNTAIN RETREAT

Modern mountain home on 52 acres offers privacy and all conveniences for everyday living


Price :
$257,000  
ID :
527  
Acres :
52 +/- acres  

Agent Contact:
Randy S. "Riverbend" Burdette, 304.667.2897 or 304.645.7674


OVERVIEW

This modern mountain home offers privacy and all conveniences for everyday living. Two bedrooms and a loft bedroom offset to make the great room accessible for country living comfort. A wood cook stove is ready to prepare hearty meals for the hungry hunters after a big day of exploring the 52 acres included with Tug Creek Mountain Retreat. This property is ideal for horse lovers, with lots of mountain land to enjoy.

Tug Creek Mountain Retreat includes a modern mountain country home and a modern barn type shed situated on 52 acres +/- of pristine forest in the heart of white water rafting country. The New River Gorge is considered the gateway to water recreation.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A mixture of mature hardwood forest and old fields create excellent wildlife habitat
  • Long views of distant mountains and valleys below
  • Numerous recreational opportunities exist in this area
  • The mighty New River is just a 25-minute drive for all water recreational opportunities
  • Easy access via I-64 and I-77
  • Access to airports in nearby Beckley, Charleston and Lewisburg
  • Dark skies for star gazing and planet observation
  • Interior trails for ATVing, horseback riding, and hiking
  • Surrounded by timber tracts and cattle farms in a nice rural neighborhood
  • Access to paved state road on school bus route
  • Boone and Crocket country with exceptional resident wildlife populations
  • Electric on site
  • Well and septic
  • Excellent timber value with beautiful oaks, walnuts, poplars, maples and hickories
  • Winged wildlife includes eagles, hawks, owls, ravens, and Neotropical songbirds
  • Diverse topography of forest, bogs and meadows create an interesting natural setting
  • Elevations run from 2600’ to 2800’

DESCRIPTION

Tug Creek Mountain Retreat offers approximately 52 +/- acres with horseback riding, hiking, hunting and other recreational opportunities within a mature mountain forest setting. This property is located on Tug Creek Mountain near the small farming communities of Hix and Brooks, in the shadows of Keeney Mountain in the ever-popular Summers County WV.

In addition to the home the property includes a modern barn type storage shed. The land around the home and barn is level to rolling and suitable for additional buildings and large garden spots. The home has a modern well and septic in place as well as power. The house also has a secondary back up water system that is perfect for maintaining food plots. The area has an abundant deer, grouse, squirrel and turkey population with an occasional visit from a black bear.

Tug Creek Mountain Retreat is an easy 20-minute drive on paved roads to the county seat of Hinton. Hinton offers a wide assortment of everyday shopping and numerous restaurants. Beckley and Lewisburg offer shopping, schools, theaters, modern medical facilities and airports within a 30-40-minute drive.

Within an hour 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.

HOME INFORMATION

Room sizes:

Great Room – 24’ x 18’
Kitchen – 14’5” x 10’
Master Bedroom – 14’ x 10’
Bedroom 2 – 3’9” x 12’6”
Loft Bedroom – 15’ x 13’6”
Bath – 11’8” x 4’9”
Utility Room – 7’7” x 4’
Screened Back Porch – 54’ x 13’ (not heated)
Open Side Porch – 13’ x 18’ (not heated)
Exterior Dimensions – 54’ x 24’

THE FOREST

There is about 2 acres of open land with the balance in forest. There are some old trails in place to enjoy a quite walk on.  Beechnuts, Hickory nuts, sweet White Oak and Red Oak Acorns provide a sustainable food source for the squirrels, chipmunks, whitetail deer and wild turkey that live in abundance in the forest.

Many species of songbirds and woodpeckers thrive in the special habitat that large older trees and younger emerging stands and make their home in this special forest environ. It is exciting to see and hear the large and very vocal Pileated Woodpecker, with its bright red crest dressed in a black and white tuxedo, sweep through the tall canopy in search of a morning snack.

LOCATION

Google Coordinates: ( 37.719490 N, 80.845616 W)
Elevation Range: About 2800′
Address: 671 By-U–Teche Lane (Formerly known as 671 QUAIL RDG, Hinton, West Virginia, 25951)

BOUNDARIES AND SURVEY

The property has a recent boundary survey plat. The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre.

ACCESS/FRONTAGE

The property is accessed from Tug Creek Mountain Road to Wildwood Lane.

ZONING

There is no zoning in Summers County at this present time. Prospective buyers should contact the County Commission and also the Health Department for details regarding zoning, building codes and installation of septic systems.

PROPERTY TYPE/USE SUMMARY

The property is currently devoted to forestland use, and open area surrounding the home.

DEED AND TAXES

Deed Information: Deed Book 223 Page 224, Deed Book Summers County, West Virginia
Total Survey Acreage: 51.948 acres +/- (total of tracts shown on survey plat)
Real Estate Tax ID/Acreage/Taxes:
Summers County, West Virginia
Green Sulphur District
TM 32 Parcels 14.1 and 14.3
2017 Total Real Estate Taxes: $642.47

AREA

The Gorge cradles the New River, one of the world’s oldest. It offers every level of whitewater sports, from jet boats to rafting, kayaking and SUP’s. The Gorge is known for its world class rock climbing, fishing, hiking, camping, mountain biking and ziplines. There are 3 National Parks here, plus 10 State Parks in this, the 3rd most forested state in the US and is home to more than 1,400 species of plants and diverse wildlife.

Historic Hinton is the county seat of Summers County and continues to be a main artery in the CXS Railway System. Rail passenger service is offered via Amtrak at the Hinton depot. Downtown Hinton offers something for all age groups, including a water park for the young at heart, museums and street fairs throughout the year. Special second Saturday events in the downtown area are a major draw during the warmer months. The historic Ritz Theatre offers the finest in a recently renovated event center for plays and theatre. Wonderful small-town cafes and a soda fountain are within easy walking distance of the downtown hub.

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