BOSTIC HOMEPLACE – 3869 RT 3 & 12 TALCOTT
|Address:||3869 RT 3 and 12 Talcott WV 24981|
Kristi Scott, 304.890.4807
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This cozy 3 bedroom/2 bath brick home is located in the beautiful Talcott area just minutes from the inviting Greenbrier River. Talcott is a peaceful little community home to the historic John Henry Legend. Perfect location for your new residence, vacation home or vacation rental. The public boat launch for the Greenbrier River is just seconds away. This home has many advantages including a detached 2 car garage, 2 smaller outbuildings, and gorgeous landscaping surrounding the home. Other advantages include central air and heat, new security system, and connection present in garage for generator hook up for the house. This home also sits on a 1 acre lot with plenty of room for a garden.
There are plenty of outdoor areas for sitting and enjoying the outdoors with a large outside deck, a covered side porch facing the sunset and a covered smaller front porch. This home is one level with a basement that has a stove/oven and sink for canning and hook up for washer and dryer. Basement can be entered from outside or inside the house. There is also an attic area accessed by pull down ladder in the ceiling of the hallway.
There are 2 nice size full bathrooms, 3 bedrooms and a large living room with a cozy wood burning stove insert that conveys with the property for those snowy days in the winter. The dining room is large with an antique corner cabinet. There is a smaller office area off of the kitchen that could be turned into a laundry room if you need your laundry room on the main floor.
The original home place was built in 1928 with the additional living room, 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom added in 1987. Central heat and air unit installed 8-9 years ago. Metal roof 15 years old. Public water and septic system, electric hot water heater. Flooring is carpet except for kitchen is linoleum and entrance way is tile.
ATTRIBUTES AND HIGHLIGHTS :
- Brick one story home with basement
- Move in ready
- 3 bedrooms/2 bath
- Central heat and air
- 2 car detached garage
- 2 smaller outbuildings
- 1 acre lot
- Wood burning stove
- Close to Greenbrier River
- Alderson and Hinton 10-20 minute drive
- Summers ARH Hospital, shopping and restaurants nearby
3869 RT 3 and 12 Talcott WV 24981
HOME AND OUTBUILDINGS
Home Room Dimensions
Living Room 19’ x 16’
Dining Room 14’x13’
Kitchen 13’ x 11’
Bedroom 1 10’X 13’
Bedroom 2 17’x 10’
Bedroom 3 14’ x 11’
Bathroom 1 10’ x 13’
Bathroom 2 17’ x 10’
Total Living Space = 1300’ plus basement 14’ x 17’
Garage and Outbuilding Dimensions
Garage 2 car garage
Outbuilding 12’ x 10’, plus small tin building for lawnmower
West Virginia is one of the states in the US that has two separate ownership titles; those being SURFACE RIGHTS and MINERAL RIGHTS. The mineral rights are believed to be intact and all rights the owner has will convey with the property. A mineral title search could be conducted by a title attorney at the same time when the surface title search is being conducted.
Property is directly on RT 3 and 12 in the community of Talcott WV
Water: public Big Bend Water
Electricity: Mon Power
Telephone: no landline
Cellphone Coverage: good
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.
PROPERTY TYPE/USE SUMMARY
DEED and TAX INFORMATION
Deed Information: Book 127 Will Book 26 Page 504/458
Real Estate Tax ID/Acreage/Taxes:
Summers County West Virginia
Tax Map 25 Parcel 79
2020 Real Estate Taxes: 205.62 with homestead exemption
Summers County School District
Public Elementary School:
Talcott Elementary School
Hinton Area Elementary
Public Middle School:
Summers Middle School
Public High School:
Summers County High School
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 State Park 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
Nearby is the 80,000 acre New River Gorge National River Park & Preserve 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.
The New River Gorge National River is now our newest 63rd National Park and Hinton sits near the beginning of this park area on the beautiful, rugged, adventurous river home to white water rafters/kayakers and fisherman. This new designation will create a 7,021-acre park around the heart of the gorge, which is already developed with trailheads and a visitor center, while the remaining 65,165 acres will be designated a national preserve to allow for backcountry hunting.
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 historic Bluestone Dam began operation as a flood control structure in 1949. The Bluestone Lake has the largest drainage area and flood storage of any dam in WV. Extending over 10 miles up the New River. This dam has prevented approximately 1.6 billion in flood damages since 1949. Bluestone Lake and Bluestone Dam attract over 1.3 million visitors annually. The Bluestone Lake Wildlife Management area is one of the most popular public hunting and fishing areas in the state.
This property is within walking distance to the Greenbrier River and is a 10-15 minute drive to the Bluestone Lake.
From Hinton going to Talcott on RT 3 and 12 once you pass the Talcott Post Office on the left and railroad crossing is on your right you go .2 miles and the property is on your left. Will see Foxfire Signs in front of the house.
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