HIGH TOP FOREST

Agent Contact:
Bill Zimmerman, 30r.667.7674

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 56-acre classic multiple-use parcel located in historic Greenbrier County
  • Valuable timber ready for harvest offers an immediate cash flow opportunity
  • Blue line stream flowing through middle of the property
  • All mineral rights in title will convey
  • Land legacy of careful wildlife management with long-term forest stewardship
  • Accessed by High Top Mountain Rd., a private road
  • Known for its abundant and diverse wildlife population
  • Nearby is the Greenbrier River – perfect for anglers and water recreation enthusiasts
  • Elevations range from 2406 ft. to 2897 ft.
  • Low taxes, low population density, little or no light pollution
  • Darkest of night skies
  • Perfect area for watersports, hunting, fishing, hiking, horseback riding
  • 20 minutes to Lewisburg with all big box stores, restaurants, historic district, hospital and more
  • 20 minutes to jet airport with regular flights to Chicago and Washington DC

LOCATION

Google Coordinates: 37.742776°(N), -80.394510°(W)
Address: High Top Mountain Rd., Monroe Draft RT 63, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986. No 911 address is assigned to property without structures.
Elevation Range: 2406 ft. to 2897 ft. +/-

FOREST/TIMBER RESOURCES

Timber resources, complimenting this property is resource that is well-positioned for value appreciation over coming years.  With an attractive species mix, adequate stocking levels, and favorable diameter class distribution, the timber amenities represent strong components of the value to the investor.  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 opportunities to offset holding costs and long-term asset appreciation.  The forest’s predominantly well-drained terrain has led to a resource dominated by hardwoods.  Overall, the species composition is highly desirable and favors Appalachian hardwood types consisting primarily of chestnut oak, poplar, cucumber, sugar maple, red oak, soft maple, and a host of associated species.

WILDLIFE

High Top Forest has an abundant wildlife population.  The ruffed grouse population is particularly impressive.  The mixture of forest, emerging forest, and old farm fields coupled with an abundant water supply from the creek and springs create the perfect wildlife habitat.  The hardwood forest produces tons of acorns, hickory nuts, beechnuts, and walnuts.  Whitetail deer, wild turkey, squirrels, raccoons, fox, and many species of songbirds make up the resident wildlife population.  It is hard to find a better mix of wildlife as there has been little to no hunting pressure for many years.

WATER

There is a blue line stream running through the middle of the property.

MINERAL RESOURCES

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

The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre.

UTILITIES

Water:  A well would have to be drilled
Sewer:  A septic system would to have to be installed
Electricity:  Not available
Telephone:  Not available
Internet:  Available through HughesNet
Cellphone Coverage:  Good

ACCESS/FRONTAGE

High Top Mountain Rd.

ZONING

Greenbrier County is subject to some zoning and subdivision regulations. All prospective buyers should consult the County Commission and also the Health Department for details regarding zoning, building codes and installation of septic systems.
Information can be found at the county website: http://greenbriercounty.net/ordinances.

PROPERTY TYPE/USE SUMMARY

The property has been used as all forestland.
(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 484 Pg. 130
Greenbrier County, West Virginia

Acreage: 56 acres +/-
Real Estate Tax ID/Acreage/Taxes:

Greenbrier County (13), West Virginia
Irish Corner District (8)

Tax Map 12 Parcel 4.1; Class 3

2019 Real Estate Taxes: $333.36

SCHOOLS

Greenbrier County School District

Public Elementary Schools:
Frankford Elementary School
Lewisburg Elementary School
Rainelle Elementary School
Ronceverte Elementary School
Rupert Elementary School
Smoot Elementary School
White Sulphur Elementary School

Public Middle School:
Eastern Greenbrier Middle School

Public High School:
Greenbrier East High School

Colleges:
New River Community and Technical College (Lewisburg campus)
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Private Schools:
Greenbrier Community School (PK-8)
Greenbrier Valley Academy (2-8)
Lewisburg Baptist Academy (PK-12)
Renick Christian School (2-7)
Seneca Trail Christian Academy (PK-12)

REGIONAL INFORMATION