LONE WILLOW MOUNTAINTOP
|Address:||276 Lone Willow Mt. Rd., Sandstone, WV 25985|
Kristi Scott, 304-890-4807
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If you are looking for your own mountain top home in the beautiful mountains of West Virginia, this is the one! Imagine sitting on your covered wrap around porch looking out at the beautiful mountains, breathing fresh country air and listening to the wildlife all around you. You can have it all on this property: a fishing pond, cleared fields, woodlands, garage, outbuildings, trails and even your own tractor goes with the 96 acres; plus a beautiful 3 bedroom/2 bathroom house with a large covered wrap around porch that has awesome views.
The house was built in 1997 by the sellers and has enjoyed many years of family gatherings. In 2003 the den with 10 ft ceilings and electric fireplace, and the second bathroom were added to the home. Windows were updated 2012 with lifetime warranties. The house is cinderblock foundation with stone, exterior is vinyl siding that was updated main floor 6 months ago and second floor 2 years ago. Roof is a metal roof only 2 years old. There are 2 central heating/air units one for each floor. Inside the house are oak hardwood floors downstairs and maple hardwood floors upstairs. The house has plenty of room for entertaining family and friends with a large dining room, family room and covered porch and also a covered back patio and grilling area. There is a cellar and 2 car tandem garage and work room above the garage and a boat shed. There is even a hunting shack in the woods for deer hunting and a chicken coop and hen house. Water is provided be a well with excellent water and a septic system in place.
There is a short drive up the mountain to your new home and it is only 1.5 miles from the Green Sulphur Exit on Interstate 64. So you are only 25 minutes to Lewisburg or Beckley, 20 minutes to Hinton and an hour to Charleston WV. This home is also only 5 minutes from the historic New River and the beginning of the New River National Park. Hinton is also home to the New River, Greenbrier River and Bluestone River and the Bluestone Lake. Summers County is also home to Bluestone State Park and Pipestem State Park.
There are abundant outdoor recreation activities in our area including but not limited to: fishing, swimming, boating, camping, hiking, kayaking, and hunting. Small town living at it’s best and starlit skies at night and beautiful seasons to enjoy are what we enjoy here in Summers County. We are truly Almost Heaven West Virginia.
ATTRIBUTES AND HIGHLIGHTS
- 96+/- acres-fields and woodlands
- private/beautiful scenery
- quality built beautiful large 3 bedroom/2 bath home with covered wrap around porch
- detached garage
- workshop/craftroom above garage
- chicken coop/hen house
- hunting shack
- new metal roof 2 years old
- new windows 2012
- new vinyl siding
- hardwood floors
- tractor included
- outdoor covered patio
- central heat and air
- boat shed
- 12 x 12 storage area
- greenhouse 8 x 8
Google Coordinates: 37.802613°(N), -80.844895°(W)
Address: 276 Lone Willow Mt. Rd., Sandstone, WV 25985
Elevation Range: 1542 ft. to 2303 ft. +/-
HOME ROOM DIMENSIONS
Living Room 17.25 x 13.4
Dining Room 18.5 x 13.5
Kitchen 20.8 x 11 also has large pantry
Den 9.8 x 12
Bathroom 9.25 x 9.25
Entrance Hall 7 x 4.4
Laundry Room 13.75 x 8.8
Bedroom Master 11.7 x 15.2 plus large walk in closet
Bedroom 2 10.8 x 10.8
Bedroom 3 13.9 x 10.8
Bathroom 8 x 8
Office 8 x 6.8
Upstairs Foyer 15.5 x 8 plus 5.6 x 3.6
Total Living Space = 1858 sq ft
Garage and Outbuilding Dimensions
Garage detached 24′ x 30′
Craft Room/work room above garage 24′ x 30′
Chicken Coop 10′ x 10′
Storage building 12 ‘ x 12′
Hunting Shack 6′ x 6′
Boat Shed 24′ x 24’
Covered Patio Deck
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 is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre.
This property is just minutes from the New River and 20 – 30 minutes to the Greenbrier River and the Bluestone Lake.
Access to property on gravel road Lone Willow Mountain Road from WV State Route 20, 1.5 miles from Green Sulphur Exit off of Interstate 64 Sandstone WV.
Summers County currently has no known zoning or subdivision regulations. However, all prospective buyers should consult the County Government and also the Health Department for any changes and details regarding zoning, building codes, and installation of water wells and septic systems.
Electricity: Mon Power
Telephone: landline is available
Cellphone Coverage: good
PROPERTY TYPE/USE SUMMARY
DEED AND TAX INFORMATION
Deed Information: DB 177 Pg. 389 except DB 204 Pg. 264
Summers County, West Virginia
Acreage: 96 acres +/-
Real Estate Tax ID/Acreage/Taxes:
Summers County (45), West Virginia
Green Sulphur District (3)
Tax Map 10 Parcel 28; Class 2
2021 Total Real Estate Taxes: $982.12
Summers County School District
Public Elementary School:
Public Middle School:
Public High School:
Summers County High School
New River Community and Technical College Beckley and Lewisburg
Bluefield State Beckley Campus
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Hinton is the Summers County Seat and the economic and governmental hub of the county. The county’s total population is about 14,000. Hinton has grocery stores, restaurants, banks, auto parts stores, hardware and feed supply stores, hospital, dentists and most other small town amenities.
Charleston is West Virginia’s state capitol and is an easy 60 minute drive on Interstate 64. Charleston is West Virginia’s largest city with a population of some 50,000 and a metro area of 225,000. It is the center of government, commerce, culture and industry. There is a commercial airport with daily flights to most major hubs.
Beckley is a 30 minute drive, has a population of 34,000, and is the county seat of Raleigh County. All amenities are available in Beckley. Beckley is located at the intersection of I-77, I-64 and US 19 so easy access to Charlotte, Pittsburgh, Charleston and Cincinnati is just around the corner.
The surrounding area offers unlimited recreational activities including white water rafting, golfing, fishing, camping, hiking, bird watching, rock climbing and snow skiing
- minutes to the 80,000 acre New River Gorge National Park and 30 minutes to the 2,000 acre Bluestone Lake and Bluestone State Park. The Pipestem Resort , Sandstone Falls, Winterplace Ski Resort, the 4-Star Greenbrier Resort and numerous golf courses are an hour or less drive.
- A picturesque Amtrak train ride from Hinton connects the area to DC, Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, and many other locations.
- Washington, DC is 5 hours away and Charlotte only 3.
- The Charleston Airport, Beckley Airport and Lewisburg Airport all offer jet service to major hubs.
- Charleston, the state capitol, is 1.5 hours’ drive and offers all large city amenities.
- Easy access to I-64, I-77, I-79, US 460, US 19
- The Bechtel Summit Reserve, the12,000 acre Boy Scouts of America’s high adventure camp nearby in Glen Jean.
- The 14,000 acre Wildlife Management Area is nearby at Bull Falls.
Historic Summers County
Hinton, the county seat of Summers County is a 20-minute drive. Hinton, founded in 1871, grew rapidly as the hub of a growing railroad industry serving the New River coal fields, passenger travel and coast to coast freight lines. Today, Hinton serves the growing tourist and technology industries. Hinton is also now the Gateway to the New River National Park.
Summers County (2014 population—13,417) is located in the southeastern region of West Virginia, scenically placed between the beautiful Greenbrier and New River Valleys. The City of Hinton (2013 population—2,588) serves as the county seat and is the sole municipality within Summers County. The railroad boom of the early 20th century helped to build Hinton and Summers County. However, the county’s current economy is based primarily on tourism thanks to the Bluestone Dam and Lake along with the Bluestone, Greenbrier, and New Rivers which converge in Hinton. Further, the New River Gorge National River begins at Hinton and flows northward into neighboring Fayette County.
Summers County is also home to Bluestone State Park, Pipestem Resort, and a number of other facilities that provide lodging, camping, and a variety of recreational activities. The Hinton Railroad Museum, the Graham House, the Campbell Flanagan Murrell House, and other museums provide glimpses into the county’s history. The architecture of buildings in Hinton’s nationally-registered historic district is of interest to many. A solid core of retail stores and professional service providers meet the needs of residents and visitors alike.
Residents of Summers County enjoy a wonderful small town, laid back quality of life. Service clubs such as the Kiwanis, Lions, Rotary, and Ruritans support a number of community initiatives, school programs, and special events. The Summers County Library supports the county school system and provides visitors with Internet access and other services. Several denominations of churches meet the Summers County community’s spiritual needs.
Summers County is served east-west by Interstate 64 and by north and south connections to Interstate 77. The New River Parkway, when completed, will improve access to Sandstone Falls by upgrading River Road from I-64 near Exit 139 Sandstone into Hinton. West Virginia Routes 3, 12, 19, 20, and 107 are the primary highways within the county. Amtrak also provides an important transportation link to Summers County with its Cardinal line from New York to Washington DC to Chicago. Stops are made three times per week to pick up and disembark passengers at Hinton’s historic Rail Depot.
The Summers County Appalachian Regional Hospital provides a fully-staffed emergency room and a variety of medical services. Summers County Emergency Services provides ambulance service. Law enforcement is provided by the Summers County Sheriff’s Department, a detachment of the West Virginia State Police, the City of Hinton’s Police Department and park rangers with the US Army Corps of Engineers, the National Park Service, and the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources. Similarly, the City of Hinton has a new fully-manned and equipped fire station complemented by six other volunteer fire departments throughout the county.
Historic Greenbrier County
Lewisburg, (30-minute drive), 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, a year-round farmer’s markets. Greenbrier Valley Medical Center is a modern hospital and all attendant medical facilities, along with the many big box stores.
The county and city host several fairs & festivals throughout the year including The WV State Fair, a professional 4-weekend Renaissance Festival, Chocolate Festival, Taste of our Town Festival (TOOT), antique car shows, Jeep Rally’s, Airstream Rally, WV Barn Hunt Competition, PGA Tour @The Greenbrier, Lewisburg is also home to the modern Robert. C Byrd Medical Clinic (300 employees), 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 world-renowned Greenbrier Resort, with 800 rooms and 1600 employees, is located in the sleepy little town of White Sulphur Springs. The 4-Star resort has a subterranean casino and is home to the PGA tour, NFL Summer Practice Event, Tennis Exhibitions (Venus Williams, John McEnroe etc.). Several other area golf courses are available in the area – including Oakhurst Links, America’s first golf course, where guests play using old style hickory-handled clubs and ground-burrowing golf balls.
A picturesque Amtrak train ride from Hinton connects the area to DC, Philadelphia, Chicago, and many other locations. By car, DC is 5 hours away and Charlotte is only 3.
Within a two-hour’s drive are located some of the finest recreational facilities in West Virginia. Winterplace Ski Resort, whitewater rafting / fishing on the New River and Gauley River, 2000-acre Bluestone Lake, Pipestem State Park and Resort and the 80,000-acre New River National Gorge National Park. Five other area state parks and state forests offer unlimited hiking, horseback riding, ATV riding and rock climbing opportunities. Snowshoe Ski Resort is 90-minute drive through some of the most scenic country on the East Coast. The new 12,000-acre Boy Scout High Adventure Camp and home to the US and World Jamboree is an hour’s drive.
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 172 miles long, the Greenbrier drains over 1.5 million acres and 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 which runs between the communities of Cass and North Caldwell.
It has always been a valuable water route, with the majority 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: Just minutes to the New River, 80,000 acre New River Gorge National River Park & Preserve and the 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.
The New River Gorge National River is now our newest 63rd National Park and Hinton sits near the beginning of this park area on the beautiful, rugged, adventurous river home to white water rafters/kayakers and fisherman. This new designation will create a 7,021-acre park around the heart of the gorge, which is already developed with trailheads and a visitor center, while the remaining 65,165 acres will be designated a national preserve to allow for backcountry hunting.
Bluestone Lake is over 2000 acres at 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. The historic Bluestone Dam began operation as a flood control structure in 1949. The Bluestone Lake has the largest drainage area and flood storage of any dam in WV. Extending over 10 miles up the New River. This dam has prevented approximately 1.6 billion in flood damages since 1949. Bluestone Lake and Bluestone Dam attract over 1.3 million visitors annually. The Bluestone Lake Wildlife Management area is one of the most popular public hunting and fishing areas in the state.
From Hinton, travel 11 miles on WV State Route 3 towards Sandstone, turn right onto WV State Route 20 toward Meadow Bridge for 3.9 miles and turn sharp left onto Lone Willow Mountain Road, in .2 miles destination is on your left. From Lewisburg Take the Green Sulphur Exit and turn right and then turn right again at the intersection toward Sandstone and travel 1.5 miles to Lone Willow Mountain Road and turn right.
- Amtrack Station at Hinton, WV
- Barns of Summers County – Info on Historic Barns and Great History of Area
- Bluestone State Park
- Bluestone Wildlife Management Area
- Camp Summers
- Concord University
- Groundworks Nursery
- Mercer County Convention and Visitors
- Mercer County, WV Official Page
- New River Gorge National Park
- Otter and Oak General Store and Art Gallery
- Pipestem Resort State Park
- State of West Virginia
- Summers County Appalachian Regional Healthcare Hospital
- The Boy Scouts of America – The Summit Bechtel Reserve
- Three Rivers Avian Center
- West Virginia Cave Conservancy
- West Virginia Conservation Agency
- West Virginia State Parks
- Willowood Country Club and Golf
- Winterplace Ski Resort
- WV Department of Natural Resources
- State of West Virginia
- West Virginia Explorer
- West Virginia Government
- West Virginia State Parks
- West Virginia Tourism
- Wonderful West Virginia Magazine
- WV Department of Natural Resources
- Virginia – Commonwealth of Virginia
- Virginia is for Lovers
- Virginia Museum of History & Culture
- Virginia Museum of Natural History
- Virginia National Park Service
- Virginia Recreation
- Virginia State Parks