BROAD RUN CREEK MINI-FARM
Bill Zimmerman, 304.667.7026
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In the mountains of Wild, Wonderful West Virginia, along the Broad Run Creek, sits a small farm with a 12’x70′ mobile home that can be used as a retreat or can be moved to build a forever home. Spectacular views of the surrounding farm, fields, and gorgeous mountains create a secluded and peaceful environment that must be experienced to appreciate. Broad Run Creek Mini-Farm has a mixture of fields and woodland, and the Broad Run Creek that lends to the peaceful atmosphere. The old barn that has been standing for many years adds to the charm of the property. There is so much potential to this property. Must see for the hobby farmer or those that are looking for the amazing views of the mountains of West Virginia.
Google Coordinates: 37.647054°(N), -80.594692°(W)
Address: 1855 Broad Run Road, Sinks Grove, WV 24976
Elevation Range: 1908 ft. to 2189 ft. +/-
This property has approximately 15 Acres of desirable timber which is composed of some high quality Appalachian Hardwoods. This well-maintained timber resource can provide a great deal of flexibility to the next ownership in the terms of potential Harvest revenue and can be managed to provide cash flow opportunities to offset holding cost and long-term asset appreciation.
What a spectacular place to hunt with deer and turkey in abundance with the Broad Run Creek that is running through the property. The farm and fields, coupled with the abundance of Hickory, White Oak, and Red Oak create a habitat for the large and small game. With years of progressive Wildlife Management practices, it has created an essential Wildlife Preserve. Early on, management goals promoted overall wildlife health and have facilitated the harvest of game. The abundance of the year-round water source created by mountain spring, the streams and their surrounding aquatic plant life, create a water-supported community with a wide variety of wildlife. Some of the margin of the creek supporting the aquatic food web, provide shelter for wildlife, and stabilize the shores of the stream. The plant life associated with the wetlands includes rushes, slugs, cat tails, duck weed and algae. There are many animals that live in the water and around the edge of the creek including raccoons, opossums, Blue Heron, turtles, salamanders, crayfish, muskrat, bullfrog, Eagles, Hawks and Red Wing Birds. The property has a mixture of hardwood species, and the adverse tree species coupled with the abundant water supply from the creek create a perfect wildlife habitat. The Edge effect created between the creeks, hollows, ridge, rock out-cropping, and forest are a textbook habitat, benefiting all of the resident wildlife. Whitetail deer, black bear, wild turkey, squirrels, rabbits, bobcats, raccoons, fox, and many species of song birds and raptors make up the resident wildlife population. The hardwood forest provides an essential nutrient source and produces tons of hardwood mask including acorns, hickory nuts, beechnut, and black walnut. Soft mass includes sage horn, black cherry, tulip poplar seeds, maple seeds, autumn olive berries and blackberries.
West Virginia is one of the states in the US that has two ownership titles, those being SURFACE RIGHTS and MINERAL RIGHTS. A title search for mineral rights ownership has not been conducted. 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.
BOUNDARIES AND SURVEY
Some of the boundary is evidenced by fencing. There is a metes and bounds description of the boundary in the deeds in the chain of title. The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre.
Water: A mountain spring provides water to the mobile home
Sewer: A private septic system has been installed
Internet: Nearby Frontier, or available through DishNetwork, DirecTV, or HughesNet
Cellphone Coverage: Good
Broad Run Road Rt. 3/5 runs through the property, providing access to the public road system.
There is currently no county zoning in Monroe County. All prospective purchasers are encouraged to contact the Monroe County Health Department for answers regarding installation of septic systems and water wells. Further information on county zoning may be answered by contacting the Monroe County Commission.
DEED AND TAX INFORMATION
Deed Information: DB 80 Pg. 75
Monroe County, West Virginia
Acreage: 26 acres +/-
Real Estate Tax ID/Acreage/Taxes:
Monroe County (32), West Virginia
Wolf Creek District (9)
Tax Map 15 Parcel 25; Class 2
2020 Real Estate Taxes: $498.22
Monroe County School District
Public Elementary School:
Mountain View Elementary School
Public Middle School:
Mountain View Middle School
Public High School:
James Monroe High School
The charming village of Union, which is the Monroe County seat, is a 25-minute drive. Banking, healthcare facilities, drugstore, grocery shopping and a great family restaurant are readily available. Some of the friendliest people in West Virginia can be found in Monroe County. Monroe County has a population of about 13,000 residents and does not have a stoplight and has more cattle and sheep than people. There are no fast food restaurants but there are local restaurants in the area that are well known for their good food and friendly atmosphere.
Lewisburg, which is the Greenbrier County seat, was voted the Coolest Small Town in American and is just a 35-minute drive to the thriving downtown historic district. The downtown boasts a year round live theatre, 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.
The Greenbrier County Airport, which has WV’s longest runway, is located just 45 minutes away and has daily flights to Atlanta and Washington DC. The world-famous Greenbrier Resort is 35 minutes’ drive and Snowshoe Ski Resort is about 2 hours’ drive. Blacksburg, Virginia (Vtech) is about 90 minutes away, Roanoke, Virginia, is 120 minutes, DC is 4 hours and Charlotte, North Carolina is 3.5 hours away.
The Greenbrier Resort features an ever-expanding schedule of public events, including the underground gaming casino and the Greenbrier Classic, a nationally televised PGA tournament held in early October. The Resort opened a new $30 million training facility for professional football teams and their practices are open to the public. A 2500-seat tennis stadium to host professional and exhibition matches (The Williams sister, Pete Sampras, John McEnroe, etc) recently played there.
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