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

Lively Acres in wild and wonderful Pence Springs West Virginia. This great property is located in Summers County and consists of 10 acres +/-, with 3-bedroom, 2 bath home of approx. 1350 sq. ft. Outstanding residence and small farm with one pond, pasture and outbuildings. Great property for horses and many other types of animals. Close to the Pence Springs Flea Market, The Catfish Hole, Greenbrier Academy for Girls, Pence Springs/Alderson Airport, Willowood Country Club golf and dining. Nearby Hinton offers good shopping, well respected schools, plus so many other amenities.

  • Near confluence of 3 rivers, Greenbrier, New and Bluestone
  • 15 minutes to Summers County ARH Hospital
  • Summers County is a recreational Mecca, fishing, boating, skiing, swimming, white water rafting, kayaking
  • Bluestone Dam and Reservoir nearby
  • Bluestone State Park 30 minutes away
  • City of Hinton water slide 20 minutes away
  • Shopping 10 minutes away
  • County maintained street
  • 3 Bedroom
  • 2 bath, One full and One 3/4
  • Ranch style design
  • Square total 1350 +/-
  • Year constructed 1980 (per public records)
  • Flooring carpet and vinyl
  • Laminate counter tops
  • Appliances convey include electric range/over, refrigerator, washer and dryer, ceiling fans
  • Scuttle hole attic access
  • Window A/C
  • Electric baseboard heat
  • Propane gas floor heat
  • Wood stove in living room
  • Attached covered carport and storage
  • Full unfinished basement with walk-out, concrete and block
  • Small storage for mowers, etc.
  • Well water
  • Septic system
  • Landline phone available
  • Metal roof
  • Brick exterior with wood section
  • Foundation block and concrete
  • Electric water heater
  • Propane gas by Highland Propane
  • High Speed internet may be available
  • Good cell reception
  • Landline phone available
  • Sheriff’s Department police service
  • Weekly trash pickup available


Living Room 19′ 2″ x 10′ 6″
Kitchen 11′ 2″ x 11′ 9″
Master Bedroom 13′ 3″ x 10′ 9″
Master Bath (full) 13′ 3 x 10′ 9″
Bedroom 2 13′ 2″ x 9′ 9″
Bedroom 3 12′ 4″ x 14′ 6″
Center hallway 16′ 7″ x 3′ 3
Hallway Bathroom 12′ 7″ x 5′ 2″ walk in shower stall, toilet and sink
Attached single carport with storage


Location (long, lat):
(-80.715014, 37.651980)
Location (UTM 17N) :(525139, 4167240)

Elevation: About 1622


Legal description: CONSD: 19/52 & 52.2 (10ACS) 1 HSE & 1 STORAGE HSE
Taxes: $285.59
Tax District: Talcott 7
Tax map 19
Parcel 52
Deed Book 171 Page 705


Summers County School District

Public Elementary School:
Talcott Elementary School
Hinton Elementary School

Public Middle School:
Summers County Middle School

Public High School:
Summers County High School


Lively Acres is supported with a great community known for its friendly residents and laidback lifestyle. The communities of Talcott, Lowell and Pence Springs are the home area for the John Henry Legend of man vs machine. The nearby quiet town of Hinton is the county seat of Summers County. Hinton has amenities including churches, elementary-middle- high school, grocery stores, hardware/farm supply store, building supply, motels, banks, Dollar General, gas/convenience stores, hospital, dentists, medical clinic and more. Restaurants include The Market, Dairy Queen, Kirk’s Family Restaurant, McDonald’s, Pizza Hut and others. Dining is also available at nearby Pipestem Resort State Park and at the Willowood Elk’s Country Club.

The largest and most popular 4th of July day parade in the state is hosted by nearby Alderson. John Henry Days celebration is held every July in Talcott. Railroad Days celebration is held every autumn in Hinton. Alderson is also home to “Camp Cupcake”, the minimum-security federal prison where Martha Stewart spent her vacation.

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.

Just minutes to Sandstone Falls, Bluestone Lake, Bluestone State Park and Pipestem Resort, 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 Resort is less than an hour away. You can catch the Amtrak train in Hinton and ride to the Greenbrier Resort, Chicago or New York City. The Beckley Airport is just 30 minutes away. The new 10,000-acre Boy Scout high adventure camp is less than an hour’s drive and the 14,000-acre Wildlife Management Area is just across the river at Bull Falls.

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. Small-mouth bass, large-mouth 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 Crown Jewel of the West Virginia Park system is a short 20-minute drive. Pipestem Resort State Park is West Virginia’s premier family adventure resort. Sitting on the east rim of the Bluestone River Gorge, Pipestem offers something for everyone including exhilarating zipline tours, guided trout fishing trips, mountain bike excursions, rock climbing and more. Spend some time on the water at the park’s new adventure lake and splash park or set out on a kayaking and stand-up paddle board tour, tubing or whitewater adventure on the Bluestone River.

The sprawling 4,050-acre park is located on the border of Summers and Mercer counties and features 26 cabins and two lodges, one of which can only be accessed by riding the park’s aerial tramway to the bottom of the Bluestone River Gorge

Bluestone State Park is a lakeside retreat in southern West Virginia and home to Bluestone Lake, the state’s third-largest body of water. Enjoy camping by the water or take in stunning views of the lake from your cozy cabin’s porch. This wilderness park, located five miles south of Hinton, is full of outdoor recreation, boating and fishing opportunities.

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.

The Greenbrier River Trial and is operated by the West Virginia State Parks. The trail is a 77-mile long former railroad, 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.