COVE MOUNTAIN FOREST
Bill Zimmerman, 304.667.7026
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Google Coordinates: 37.679193°(N), -80.326800°(W)
Address: 1926 Cove Mountain Road, Gap Mills, WV 24941
Elevation Range: 2647 ft. to 2882 ft. +/-
Cove Mountain Forest resource is composed of high quality Appalachian hardwood. This well-maintained timber resource can provide a great deal of flexibility to the next ownership in terms of potential harvest revenue and can be managed to provide cash flow opportunity to offset holding costs and long-term asset appreciation. Capital timber value of the timber and pulpwood has not yet been determined. The forest has predominantly well-drained upland terrain which has led to a resource dominated by hardwood species. Overall, the species composition is highly desirable and favors Appalachian hardwood types, consisting primarily of black walnut, sugar maple, poplar, basswood, red oak groups, white oak, chestnut oak, soft maple, hickory, and a host of associated species. Most stands are fully stocked, providing the next ownership with a great deal of flexibility in shaping their own silvicultural legacy. Stem quality forest-wide can be considered excellent with the forest containing an abundance of current marketable timber.
Cove Mountain Forest’s mixture of mature forest, emerging forest, and farm fields, coupled with the abundance of water supply from the branches and springs, create the perfect wildlife habitat. The edge effect created between the edges create long wildlife food plots. The hardwood forest produces tons of acorns, hickory nuts, beechnut, and soft mask. There are whitetail deer, black bear, red and gray fox, bobcats, wild turkey, squirrels, and raccoons. The gas line that runs through the property creates a game plot for the deer to graze in and with the abundance of deer make a great hunting property.
There are dashed blueline streams on the property. Those streams should flow during rain events and periods of snow melt.
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
There is a metes and bounds description for the property in the recorded deed. The southern boundary of the property runs with the Cove Mountain Road RT 8. The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre.
Sewer: Septic system
Electricity: On site
Telephone: On site or nearby
Internet: Available through Frontier or Hughes Net
Cellphone Coverage: Fair
The property has over ½ mile of frontage on the Cove Mountain Road RT 8, and the access road for the property connects to the public road system within that frontage.
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.
PROPERTY TYPE/USE SUMMARY
Forestland well covers this property. There is a small clearing for the cabin area.
(This summary is an estimation of current property use as determined from aerial photography. It is made subject to the estimation of property boundaries and any errors in the interpretation of land use type from the aerial photography utilized.)
DEED AND TAX INFORMATION
Deed Information: DB 162 Pg. 93
Monroe County, West Virginia
Acreage: 51 acres +/-
Real Estate Tax ID/Acreage/Taxes:
Monroe County (32), West Virginia
Second Creek District (4)
Tax Map 14 Parcel 13; Class 2; 2020 Real Estate Taxes $423
2020 Real Estate Taxes: $423
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
From I-64 Caldwell White Sulphur Springs Exit 175: 9 miles +/- (approximately 20 minutes)
At the end of the Exit ramp, turn toward the tunnel (under the railroad) onto Harts Run Road; travel Harts Run Road 6.6 miles; turn left onto Jones Mountain Road; travel 1.5 miles; continue straight onto Cove Mountain Road RT 8; travel 9/10 mile; the road into the property is on the left.
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