EMERALD ISLE LOT 22 ON THE GREENBRIER RIVER
Randy S. "Riverbend" Burdette, 304-667-2897
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Emerald Isle Lot 22 on the beautiful Greenbrier River at Creamery in Alderson, Summers County, WV 24910. Outstanding one acre +/- lot with excellent direct river access on a great stretch of the free-flowing Greenbrier River. Easy access from Creamery Road via private gravel road. Built your dream cabin here or bring the RV or camper and a fishing pole. Emerald Isle is a very special place in Wild and Wonderful West Virginia.
- Lot 22 of the Emerald Isle Development – LOT #22 42,874 SQ FEET 0.9843
- Wild and Wonderful Summers County, West Virginia
- Approximately 100 feet of direct frontage on the Greenbrier River
- Approximately 0.98 acre with recent survey Deed Book 263 Page 552
- Located in a privately held area with a private road for residents from Creamery Road
- Emerald Isle Property Owners Association established with covenants and restrictions
- Use for your year around resident or the premier weekend get a way
- Excellent smallmouth fishing, kayaking, boating, and canoeing
- Direct river access on excellent lazy pool on the Greenbrier
- Excellent riverbank and lawn for children to play
- Train enthusiast location with the CSX (C & O ) main line route to the Virginia seaport
- Easy drive to historic Alderson depot and Amtrak service
- Close to the famous Pence Springs Flea Market
- The grass strip Alderson and Hinton airport is very nearby at Pence Springs
- Greenbrier Girls Academy is a short drive at Pence Springs
- Easy drive to Alderson with WV’s largest and best Independence Day celebration parade
- FedEx and UPS delivery location
- Convenient location to Camp Cupcake FPC at Alderson
*all square footages taken from public records
Google Coordinates: 37°41’10.4″N 80°41’10.3″W
Address: TBD – S Emerald Isle, Alderson, WV 24910
Elevation: 1519 ft. +/-
Water: None, a well could be drilled
Sewer: None, a septic system could be installed
Electricity: None, Mon Power is available
Internet: Frontier, Countrymen, cellular hot spots and others are available
Cellphone Coverage: Excellent. Multiple carriers available
The property is accessed by Emerald Isle Drive a private community road. The property has approximately 100 feet of direct river frontage on the Greenbrier River.
Lot 22 is part of the Emerald Isle Subdivision. Covenants and restrictions are in effect with the Emerald Isle Property Owners Association, Inc. Present yearly fees are $150.00
DEED and TAX INFORMATION
Deed Information: DB 261 PG 723
Summers County, West Virginia
Acreage: Approx. 0.98-acre LOT 22 MCVEY SURVEY
Property Owners Association years fee $150.00
Real Estate Tax ID/Acreage/Taxes:
Talcott tax district (7)
Tax Map 12 Parcel 30.23.; Class 2
2020 Real Estate Taxes: $160.00
Summers County School District
Public Elementary School:
Talcott Elementary School
Public Middle School:
Hinton Middle School
Public High School:
Summers County High School
Ballard Christian School in Ballard K – 12
Pipestem Christian Academy in Pipestem K -12
Seneca Trail Christian Academy in Ronceverte K-12
The Town of Alderson, affectionately known as the “Gem of the Hills” is tucked away in the lush Greenbrier Valley of southern West Virginia. It is situated along the beautiful Greenbrier River and includes both Greenbrier and Monroe Counties.
In 1763, the nearby Muddy Creek settlements were destroyed by Shawnee Indians under Chief Cornstalk, and it was not until 1777 that the town was settled by “Elder” John Alderson, a frontier missionary for whom the town was named. It was here he founded the first Baptist church in the Greenbrier Valley and later a Baptist seminary that was later moved north to become Alderson-Broaddus College at Philippi, WV.
The Federal Reformatory for Women, the first federal prison for women, was established here in 1927. The town is renowned for its annual Independence Day festival, which was acknowledged by West Virginia Living Magazine as the state’s “Best Independence Day Celebration” in 2012.
Alderson, WV, today is largely a residential community with retail establishments in its downtown historic district. These serve the many camps and vacation homes along the Greenbrier River and tourists visiting the surrounding countryside. Commerce and property values are increasing because of increased tourism and the sheer beauty of the river and surrounding farms. Alderson itself contains many fine homes from the turn of the 20th Century, many of which are in mint condition, never having been altered from their well-tended, original appearance.
The town of Alderson has been an active community for generations. Boasting the largest and most popular 4th of July day parade in the state is hosted by the Town of Alderson. Alderson’s amenities include churches, elementary school, motel, bank, Dollar General, Family Dollar, gas/convenience stores, medical clinic, pharmacy, and restaurants. Alderson is located along the Greenbrier River in Greenbrier County and Monroe County, incorporated in 1881. Alderson was originally settled in 1777 by “Elder” John Alderson, a frontier missionary for whom the town is named Alderson is also home to “Camp Cupcake”, the minimum-security federal prison where Martha Stewart spent her vacation.
Lewisburg, which is the Greenbrier County seat, was voted the Coolest Small Town in American and is just a 20-minute drive to the thriving downtown historic district. The downtown boasts a year-round live theatre, Carnegie Hall, a new $3MM library, 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. Several new schools have been built in the area.
The Greenbrier County Airport, which has WV’s longest runway, is located just 25 minutes away and has daily flights to Chicago and Washington DC. The world-famous Greenbrier Resort is 25 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.
Just 30 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. In 10 minutes, you can catch the Amtrak train in Alderson and ride to the Greenbrier Resort, Chicago, or New York City. The Beckley Airport is just 45 minutes away. The new 10,000-acre Boy Scout high adventure camp is an hour’s drive, and the 14,000-acre Wildlife Management Area is just across the river at Bull Falls.
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 162 miles long, the Greenbrier 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 that runs between the communities of Cass and North Caldwell.
It has always been a valuable water route, with many 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, in about a 20-minute drive to the New River and 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 the 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.
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, a new $3MM library, 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. Several new schools have been built in the area.
ALDERSON (Approx. 10 minutes)
From the Alderson Post Office take Rt. 3 E travel 2.2 miles and turn right onto Creamery Road, them travel 1. 4 miles and turn right onto Emerald Isle Rd, cross RR tracks and turn left and travel about 0.3 mile and the property is on the right
From Lewisburg (Approx. 25 minutes)
From Walmart Supercenter take US RT. 219 North to 169 interchange take Interstate 64 West towards Beckley for 7.7 miles, exit onto Alta/Alderson exit 161, take RT. 12 South towards Alderson for approx. 11 miles. As you come into Alderson you will pass City National Bank continue Rt. 12 S. aka Riverview Drive following the river, turn left on Route 3 E and cross the Greenbrier River, at end of bridge turn left on Route 3 E go past the Alderson Post Office on Route 3 E travel 2.2 miles and turn right onto Creamery Road, them travel 1. 4 miles and turn right onto Emerald Isle Rd, cross RR tracks and turn left and travel about 0.3
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