920 GREENBRIER DRIVE, HINTON, WV
|Address:||920 Greenbrier Drive, Hinton, WV 25951|
Richard Grist, 304.645.7674
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“The Meadows Home” (920 Greenbrier Drive), is a beautiful home located in the river and lake community of Bellepoint, just a mile above the confluence of the Greenbrier River and the New River. “The Meadows” is one of the area’s most beautiful and well-known homes in the area and it has never been on the market. The home is surrounded by decades old trees and a ½ acre landscaped yard. A separate spectacular ½ acre river lot, fronting on the Greenbrier River, is being conveyed with the home and provides the splendid view of the river from the home.
The immaculate one-story home, with basement and huge carport, was custom built in 1960 by Mr. Jimmy Willis, one of the area’s most skilled and sought-after carpenters. The extensive stone and brick work was provided by Mr. Fred Light, the area’s finest mason at that time.
Bellepoint is an easy living community along the river and is within an easy drive of higher population areas of Blacksburg, Beckley, Princeton and Lewisburg. The home is perched on a hill overlooking one of the finest river frontages on the lower Greenbrier.
The scenic, aquatic, cultural, residential and historic aspects of this exceptional property, provide exceptional quality of life values for all generations.
- One acre, in two ½ acre lots, one lot surrounds the home and overlooks the Greenbrier River and the other lot fronts the river
- 2056 +/- sq. ft. custom built home has been meticulously maintained and overlooks the river and mountain
- 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 2 fireplaces, living room, dining room, den, kitchen, breakfast nook, partial basement, large carport, laundry room, attic storage
- Private master bedroom with full bath
- All small city amenities are 15 minutes away in Hinton, the Summers County Seat
- Excellent river fishing with a mix of deep holes, rapids and still water
- Professional landscaping creates an interesting, diverse and aesthetically pleasing backdrop all year round – framed naturally by the river and mountain ranges
- All mineral rights in title will convey
- An unrivaled resident wildlife population rich in diversity and ever changing
- Neotropical songbirds, frogs, turtles, crawdads populate the riverbank, pond and wetlands
Winged wildlife includes turkey, eagles, herons, hawks, owls, ravens, king fishers, ravens, crows, and hummingbirds
- 5 minutes to historic Hinton and an hour to jet airports and 4 major interstates
- Superior access by state maintained paved roads – FedEx, UPS and USPS delivery
- Cell phone coverage is good with 4G service
- Darkest of skies with little or no light pollution for star gazing and planet observation
- Low taxes, low population density
Google Coordinates: 37.650881°(N), -80.870818°(W)
Address: 920 Greenbrier Drive, Hinton, WV 25951
Elevation: 1392 ft. +/-
HOME HIGHLIGHTS AND ATTRIBUTES
- This lovely home was custom built in 1960 for James and Mary Meadows by Mr. Jimmy Willis, a fine master carpenter. The Meadows’ “forever home” has never been offered for sale until now.
- Incomparable brick and stonework by master mason Mr. Fred Light.
- A one acre lot is divided into two – ½ acre parcels. The 1st parcel surrounds the home and overlooks the river; the 2nd parcel fronts directly on the river.
- 2056 +/- sq. ft. home has been meticulously maintained and is “move-in ready” condition.
- 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 2 gas fireplaces, living room, dining room, den, kitchen, breakfast nook, partial basement, large carport, room, attic storage.
- The light-filled kitchen has plenty of oak cabinets, ample counter space, stainless steel double sink and a cozy breakfast nook. Kitchen door leads directly to carport and grilling area.
- Private master bedroom with full bath.
- Professionally landscaped with decades old oaks, a huge black gum tree, maples, ivy, a sculpted spruce and extensive plantings providing an interesting year round background.
- New architectural shingle roof installed in 2012 with gutter guards
- Paved driveway passes through the property so no backing up is never required to exit the property. Plenty of paved parking space off-street under the carport and behind the home
- Brilliant Muddy Creek Mountain stone used in home’s exterior, chimney and fireplace
- Hot water baseboard heat with gas furnace (furnace installed new 2012)
- New water heater installed in 2014
- New high-quality carpet installed throughout the home in 2019
- Home’s interior was professionally repainted in 2019
- Double pane replacement windows in place
- High Efficiency Carrier air conditioning
- Formal entryway provides an excellent view of the river
- Large living room featuring intricately detailed mantel and marble surrounds
- Beautiful chandeliers in dining room and kitchen covey
- Large den adjacent to the kitchen features a stone gas fireplace, original solid oak paneling, new carpet, built-in bookcases, and sliding glass doors with attached shutters opening to carport and sitting area
- The basement has both indoor and outdoor entry’s, concrete floor, 2 large windows provide natural light, a large sink for canning, hookup for washer and dryer, abundant shelves and a work bench.
Living Room 18’ x 24’
Kitchen 12’ x 20’
Dining Room 15’ x 15’
Family Room 15’ x 17’
Master Bedroom 14’ x 14’
Master Bath 5’ x 5’
Bedroom 2 13’ x 12’
Bedroom 3 10’ x 13’
Bathroom 10’ x 7’
Total Living Space 2,056 sq. ft.
Partial Basement 23’ x 19’
Carport 20’ x 33’
This easy living property is in located in the quite community of Bellepoint and is within a short drive of higher population areas of Blacksburg, Beckley, Princeton and Lewisburg. The home has an ever-changing view of the Greenbrier River. The New River and 2000 acre Bluestone lake is just 5 minutes from the property.
Hinton is the county seat with grocery stores, restaurants, banks, auto parts stores, hardware and feed supply stores, hospital, dentists and most other small town amenities. Hinton is also the Summers County Seat and the economic and governmental hub of the county. The county’s total population is about 14,000.
Charleston is West Virginia’s state capitol and is an easy 90 minute drive. Charleston is West Virginia’s largest city with a population of some 50,000 and a metro area of 225,000. It is the center of government, commerce, culture and industry. There is a commercial airport with daily flights to most major hubs.
Beckley is a 30 minute drive, has a population of 34,000, and is the county seat of Raleigh County. All amenities are available in Beckley. Beckley is located at the intersection of I-77, I-64 and US 19 so easy access to Charlotte, Pittsburgh, Charleston and Cincinnati is just around the corner.
The surrounding area offers unlimited recreational activities including white water rafting, golfing, fishing, camping, hiking, bird watching and rock climbing and snow sking.
- Located in the community of Bellepoint in Hinton, WV
- 5 minutes to the 80,000 acre New River Gorge National Park and the 2,000 acre Bluestone Lake and Bluestone State Park. The Pipestem Resort , Sandstone Falls, Winterplace Ski Resort, the 4-Star Greenbrier Resort and numerous golf courses are an hour or less drive.
- A picturesque Amtrak train ride from Hinton connects the area to DC, Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, and many other locations.
- Washington, DC is 5 hours away and Charlotte only 3.
- The Charleston Airport, Beckley Airport and Lewisburg Airport all offer jet service to major hubs.
- Charleston, the state capitol, is 1.5 hours’ drive and offers all large city amenities.
- Easy access to I-64, I-77, I-79, US 460, US 19
- The Bechtel Summit Reserve, the12,000 acre Boy Scouts of America’s high adventure camp nearby in Glen Jean.
- The 14,000 acre Wildlife Management Area is nearby at Bull Falls.
Historic Summers County
Hinton, the county seat of Summers County is a 5-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.
Summers County (2014 population—13,417) is located in the southeastern region of West Virginia, scenically placed between the beautiful Greenbrier and New River Valleys. The City of Hinton (2013 population—2,588) serves as the county seat and is the sole municipality within Summers County. The railroad boom of the early 20th century helped to build Hinton and Summers County. However, the county’s current economy is based primarily on tourism thanks to the Bluestone Dam and Lake along with the Bluestone, Greenbrier, and New Rivers which converge in Hinton. Further, the New River Gorge National River begins at Hinton and flows northward into neighboring Fayette County.
Summers County is also home to Bluestone State Park, Pipestem Resort, and a number of other facilities that provide lodging, camping, and a variety of recreational activities. The Hinton Railroad Museum, the Graham House, the Campbell Flanagan Murrell House, and other museums provide glimpses into the county’s history. The architecture of buildings in Hinton’s nationally-registered historic district is of interest to many. A solid core of retail stores and professional service providers meet the needs of residents and visitors alike.
Residents of Summers County enjoy a wonderful small town, laid back quality of life. Service clubs such as the Kiwanis, Lions, Rotary, and Ruritans support a number of community initiatives, school programs, and special events. The Summers County Library supports the county school system and provides visitors with Internet access and other services. Several denominations of churches meet the Summers County community’s spiritual needs.
Summers County is served east-west by Interstate 64 and by north and south connections to Interstate 77. The New River Parkway, when completed, will improve access to Sandstone Falls by upgrading River Road from I-64 near Exit 139 Sandstone into Hinton. West Virginia Routes 3, 12, 19, 20, and 107 are the primary highways within the county. Amtrak also provides an important transportation link to Summers County with its Cardinal line from New York to Washington DC to Chicago. Stops are made three times per week to pick up and disembark passengers at Hinton’s historic Rail Depot.
The Summers County Appalachian Regional Hospital provides a fully-staffed emergency room and a variety of medical services. Summers County Emergency Services provides ambulance service. Law enforcement is provided by the Summers County Sheriff’s Department, a detachment of the West Virginia State Police, the City of Hinton’s Police Department and park rangers with the US Army Corps of Engineers, the National Park Service, and the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources. Similarly, the City of Hinton has a new fully-manned and equipped fire station complemented by six other volunteer fire departments throughout the county.
Historic Greenbrier County
Lewisburg, (45-minute drive), which is the Greenbrier County seat, was voted the Coolest Small Town in America, combining the warmth of a close community with the sophistication of more urban locations. The thriving downtown historic district offers year-round live productions presented at the State Professional Theatre of WV, Carnegie Hall, distinctive dining venues, antique shops, award-winning galleries/boutiques, a year-round farmer’s markets. Greenbrier Valley Medical Center is a modern hospital and all attendant medical facilities, along with the many big box stores.
The county and city host several fairs & festivals throughout the year including The WV State Fair, a professional 4-weekend Renaissance Festival, Chocolate Festival, Taste of our Town Festival (TOOT), antique car shows, Jeep Rally’s, Airstream Rally, WV Barn Hunt Competition, PGA Tour @The Greenbrier, Lewisburg is also home to the modern Robert. C Byrd Medical Clinic (300 employees), 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 world-renowned Greenbrier Resort, with 800 rooms and 1600 employees, is located in the sleepy little town of White Sulphur Springs. The 4-Star resort has a subterranean casino and is home to the PGA tour, NFL Summer Practice Event, Tennis Exhibitions (Venus Williams, John McEnroe etc.). Several other area golf courses are available in the area – including Oakhurst Links, America’s first golf course, where guests play using old style hickory-handled clubs and ground-burrowing golf balls.
A picturesque Amtrak train ride from Hinton connects the area to DC, Philadelphia, Chicago, and many other locations. By car, DC is 5 hours away and Charlotte is only 3.
Within a two-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 12,000-acre Boy Scout High Adventure Camp and home to the US and World Jamboree is an hour’s drive.
THE GREENBRIER RIVER
The lower Greenbrier River possesses the excitement of life on one of the nation’s great wild rivers. The focus of a vast outdoor-recreation destination, it flows untamed out of the lofty Alleghenies, attracting anglers, paddlers, and naturalists from across the globe.
At 172 miles long, the Greenbrier drains over 1.5 million acres and is the longest undammed river left in the Eastern United States. It is primarily used for recreational pursuits and well known for its fishing, canoeing, kayaking and floating opportunities. Its upper reaches flow through the Monongahela National Forest, and it is paralleled for 77 miles by the Greenbrier River Trail, a rail trail which runs between the communities of Cass and North Caldwell.
It has always been a valuable water route, with the majority of the important cities in the watershed being established river ports. The river gives the receiving waters of the New River an estimated 30% of its water volume. Over three-fourths of the watershed is an extensive karstic (cavern system), which supports fine trout fishing, cave exploration and recreation. Many important festivals and public events are held along the river throughout the watershed.
The Greenbrier is formed at Durbin in northern Pocahontas County by the confluence of the East Fork Greenbrier River and the West Fork Greenbrier River, both of which are short streams rising at elevations exceeding 3,300 feet and flowing for their entire lengths in northern Pocahontas County. From Durbin the Greenbrier flows generally south-southwest through Pocahontas, Greenbrier and Summers Counties, past several communities including Cass, Marlinton, Hillsboro, Ronceverte, Fort Spring, Alderson, and Hinton, where it flows into the New River.
Along most of its course, the Greenbrier accommodated the celebrated Indian warpath known as the Seneca Trail (Great Indian Warpath). From the vicinity of present-day White Sulphur Springs the Trail followed Anthony’s Creek down to the Greenbrier near the present Pocahontas-Greenbrier County line. It then ascended the River to the vicinity of Hillsboro and Droop Mountain and made its way through present Pocahontas County by way of future Marlinton, Indian Draft Run, and Edray.
THE NEW RIVER AND BLUESTONE LAKE
920 Greenbrier Drive is 5 minutes to the New River, 80,000 acre New River Gorge National River Park and the 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.
A portion of the property sits on the side of the highway away from the river. Another portion of the property has frontage on the river, providing access to the river for water-related activities.
All rights the owner has will convey with the property. A mineral title and a suface title search should be conducted by a title attorney before closing.
BOUNDARIES AND SURVEY
The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre.
Cellphone Coverage: excellent with 4G
The property has frontage on both sides of RT 3 (Greenbrier Drive) and also from Locust Street.
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.
DEED AND TAX INFORMATION
Deed Information: DB 240 Pg. 288,
Summers County, West Virginia
Acreage: 1 acre +/-
Real Estate Tax ID/Acreage/Taxes:
Summers County (45), West Virginia
Hinton Corp (4)
Tax Map 12 Parcel 15; Class 4; 2019 Real Estate Taxes: $10.12
Tax Map 12 Parcel 16; Class 2; 2019 Real Estate Taxes: $942.91
Tax Map 12 Parcel 17; Class 4; 2019 Real Estate Taxes: $22.77
2019 Total Real Estate Taxes: $975.80
Summers County School District
Public Elementary Schools:
Hinton Area Elementary School
Public Middle Schools:
Summers County Middle School
Public High School:
Summers County High School
Located on RT 3 (Greenbrier Drive) just outside of Bellepoint at the intersection of Locust Street with RT 3 (Greenbrier Drive). After crossing the Veterans Memorial Bridge when traveling from RT 20 South/RT 3 East from Hinton; turn right with RT 3 into BellePoint. Travel RT 3 (Greenbrier Drive) East for 8/10 mile to Locust Street on the right. The home is on the right just before Locust Street.
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