HUNTER’S WILDWOOD MOUNTAIN RETREAT
|373 Muddy Creek Mountain Road, Alderson, WV 24910
Randy S. Burdette, 304.667.2897
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ATTRIBUTES AND HIGHLIGHTS
Unique design home nestled at the base of Muddy Creek Mountain and situated on 8.7 acres of mature forest with a stream roaring down a canyon.
- Spacious bi-level home with lots of natural light
- 1800 +/- sq. ft. home is very well maintained and overlooks the distant mountain ranges and estate grounds
- 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, open floor plan on the upper level with dining area, great room, kitchen, and the separate master bedroom and master bath. Lower level with deck access includes two large bedrooms, bonus room, large bathroom, and utility room.
- Screened gazebo with power, and open front and side porches offers great space to entertain or just relax
- Large sunroom provides a comfortable year-round entry
- 741 Acres +/- of true Appalachian Mountain
- Mountain blue line stream with an elevation drop of approx. 260 ft. from top of property to the home area
- All mineral rights convey*
- Canyon with roaring stream cutting thru huge boulders
- Ideal terrain for rugged hiking
- Superior access adjoining state road – FedEx delivery
- Incredible mature forest with trees trying to reach the sky
- Beautiful native Mountain Laurel shrubs (Kalmia latifola)
- Excellent timber species include beautiful oaks, wild cherries, poplars, sugar and red maples and hickories
- Area offers unlimited soft recreational activities including rafting, camping, golfing, fishing, swimming, hiking, bird watching, nature viewing, rock climbing and snow skiing
- Unique mature forest offers exceptional wildlife and plant diversity
- Near the Mon NF, 5 State Parks, New River Gorge NP and 2000-acre Bluestone Lake
- Trails provide access to every corner of the property
- Abundant fur bearing species of deer, squirrel, rabbit, black bear, chipmunk
- Winged wildlife includes eagles, hawks, owls, buzzards, ravens, wild turkey, and Neotropical songbirds
- Elevations run from 1975’ to 1715’
- Electric on the property and phone in place
- Low taxes, low population density
Google Coordinates: 80.625320 W, 37.730008 N
Address: 373 Muddy Creek Mountain Road, Alderson, WV 24910
Elevation Range: 1975 ft to 1715
HOME AND OUTBUILDINGS
Upper level main room open floorplan
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Baths
- Outstanding decks and porches
- Shingle roof
- Electric heat, plus alternate sources
- Quality log construction
- Wonderful sunroom with abundant light
- Hot tub
- Screened Gazebo with electric
- Major appliances convey
- Beautiful landscaping and flower gardens
Home Room Dimensions
Living Room 16 ft. x 22 ft.
Dining Room 10 ft. x 12 ft.
Kitchen 10 ft. x 10 ft.
Master Bedroom 12 ft. x 16 ft.
Master Bath 6 ft. x 10 ft.
Bedroom 12 ft. x 14 ft.
Bedroom 12 ft. x 14 ft.
Bath 10 ft. x 12 ft.
Laundry 5 ft. x 8 ft.
Total Living Space = 1800 sq. ft.
Gazebo 12 ft. x 12 ft.
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.
BOUNDARIES AND SURVEY
The property will be conveyed by the existing boundary. The property is being by the boundary and not by the acre.
Access is directly from Muddy Creek Mountain Road County Route 40 a paved school bus route. The property has over 2200 feet of frontage along Muddy Creek Mountain Road.
Water: Outstanding well
Sewer: Septic system
Electricity: First Energy
Telephone: Frontier and Suddenlink are the primary providers for landline service
Internet: Current provider is Frontier Communication DSL, also Suddenlink and other providers may be available
Cell phone Coverage: Excellent
Greenbrier County is subject to some zoning and subdivision regulations. All prospective buyers should consult the County Commission and 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
Hunter’s Wildwood Retreat is designed as a year around mountain home residence.
DEED and TAX INFORMATION
Deed Information: Deed Book 322 Page 418 and Deed Book 448 Page 612
Acreage: 8.741 Acres
Real Estate Tax ID/Acreage/Taxes:
Greenbrier County, West Virginia
Blue Sulphur District 3
Tax Map 40 Parcel 74
2019 Real Estate Taxes: $310.39
THE SURROUNDING AREA
Hunter’s Wildwood Retreat Home is located just outside of Alderson, West Virginia. It is beautiful bi-level home with large decks, sunroom, and includes 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Hunter’s Wildwood Retreat is supported with a great community known for its friendly residents and laidback lifestyle. The largest and most popular 4th of July day parade in the state is hosted by Alderson. The town of Alderson offers amenities including city park with baseball and softball, public river access, churches, elementary school, pharmacy, hardware/farm supply store, motel, bank, veterinarian, accountant, insurance agency, Dollar General, Family Dollar, gas/convenience stores, medical clinic and restaurants. Alderson is also home to “Camp Cupcake”, the minimum-security federal prison where Martha Stewart spent her vacation.
Historic Camp Greenbrier for Boys is part of the summer season with campers from many states. Camp Greenbrier has been in existence since 1898 providing a great environment for the campers and staff.
The water enthusiast will enjoy living in the Greenbrier Valley and the benefit from the nearby Greenbrier River. Greenbrier State Park, Moncove Lake and Sherwood Lake are an easy drive times to enjoy as well as the nearby New River, 2000-acre Bluestone Lake, Bluestone State Park and Pipestem Resort.
In 5 minutes, you can catch the Amtrak train in Alderson and ride to the Greenbrier Resort, Chicago or New York City. The nearby Greenbrier Valley Airport, with the longest runway in the state, is just 25 minutes away and has daily flights to Chicago O’Hare and Dulles-Washington DC.
The 14,000-acre BSA High Adventure Camp is about an hour’s drive.
NEARBY WITHIN HISTORIC GREENBRIER COUNTY
The Greenbrier Valley and surrounding area is richly blessed with a wide array of cultural events that keep life in the valley interesting and satisfying.
Lewisburg, 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, and two summer-season farmer’s markets. Greenbrier Valley Medical Center is a modern hospital and all attendant medical facilities, along with the many big box stores.
The world-renowned Greenbrier Resort, with 800 rooms and 1600 employees, is located nearby in the sleepy little town of White Sulphur Springs. The 4-Star resort has a subterranean casino and is home to the PGA tour, the “Greenbrier Classic”. Several other area golf courses are available in the area. Rock climbing, ziplining, horseback riding and the 600 + mile long Hatfield-McCoy ATV trail makes for a very active recreation area. The Greenbrier River Trail is a must for family adventure with its 78 miles of nature to enjoy.
Lewisburg is home to 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 Greenbrier Valley is home to the State Fair of West Virginia. In addition to the annual August 10 day agriculturally based event, the State Fair has evolved into a year event facility with auctions, flea markets, antique shows, rallies, RV events, weddings, reunions, plus numerous other events year-round. The pending 6-million-dollar Greenbrier Valley Aquatic Center is in the begin stages.
The Greenbrier County Airport with WV’s longest runway provides daily flights to Chicago and Washington DC. A picturesque train ride from White Sulphur Springs connects the area to DC, Philadelphia, Chicago, and many other locations. By car, DC and Charlotte are about a 4-hour drive.
The mixture of mature forest, the roaring stream, the surrounding canyon coupled with the abundant water supply create the perfect wildlife habitat. The hardwood forest produces various mast with acorns, hickory nuts, beech nuts and soft mast. White tail deer, black bear, red/gray fox, bobcat, wild turkey, squirrel, raccoon, fox and many species of songbirds, eagles, owls and raptors make up the resident wildlife population. It is hard to find a property that has a better mix of wildlife as there has been little or no hunting pressure for many years.
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
Hunter’s Wildwood Retreat is a 25-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.
Greenbrier County School District
Public Elementary School:
Alderson Elementary School
Public Middle School:
Eastern Greenbrier Middle School
Public High School:
Greenbrier East High School
New River Community and Technical College (Lewisburg campus)
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Greenbrier Episcopal School (PK-8)
Greenbrier Valley Academy (2-8)
Lewisburg Baptist Academy (PK-12)
Renick Christian School (2-7)
Seneca Trail Christian Academy (PK-12)
From City National Bank branch in Alderson take Rt. 12 for a few hundred feet, turn right onto Muddy Creek Mountain Road. Travel a short distance to the 1st sharp curve, subject property driveway is straight through the sharp curve.
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