POWLEY’S CREEK COUNTRYSIDE
75 beautiful acres on Powley's Creek with a mixture of fields and woodlands, less than 5 minutes to the beautiful Greenbrier River
Kristi Scott / Bill Zimmerman, 304.890.4807; 304.667.7026
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75 beautiful acres on Powley’s Creek. Mixture of fields and woodlands. Less than 5 minutes to the beautiful Greenbrier River and Willow Wood Golf Course. 10 minutes to the local hospital and town of Hinton. Plenty of privacy and beautiful spot for a home or hunting camp. Great place for a getaway. Saw 2 nice bucks in the fields the other evening. Just in time for hunting season.
Google Coordinates: 37.665819°(N), -80.796772°(W)
Address: Powley Creek Road RT 8, Talcott, WV 24981; No 911 address is assigned to property without structures.
Elevation Range: 1678 ft. to 2289 ft. +/-
The property has a dashed blue-line stream running through the property for about 800 feet that would be active during periods of rainfall and 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
Pieces of old fencing evidence boundary in some places. The boundary of the original tract and the two conveyance tracts from the original tract have survey descriptions in the related deeds. A large portion of the eastern property boundary is with the unpaved access road, and another portion of the eastern boundary is state road frontage. The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre.
Water: Will need to have well drilled
Sewer: Will need to have septic system installed
Electricity: On the property
Internet: Available through Frontier, HughesNet, Dish Network, and DirecTV
Cellphone Coverage: Poor
The property has frontage on Powley Creek Road RT 8, and further has a deeded access right-of-way, providing access to the public road system.
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.
PROPERTY TYPE/USE SUMMARY
The property is mostly forestland while having a roadside field and a small area of powerline easement. A breakdown of the land use is as follows:
Roadside field: 6 acres +/-
Powerline easement: 2 acres +/-
Forestland: 67 acres +/-
(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 256 Pg. 748
Summers County, West Virginia
Acreage: 75.243 acres +/-
Real Estate Tax ID/Acreage/Taxes:
Summers County (45), West Virginia
Greenbrier District (2)
Tax Map 8 Parcel 33.3; 75 ACRES M/L POWLEYS CREEK; Class 3; 2018 Real Estate Taxes $1,608.96
2018 Real Estate Taxes: $1,608.96
Summers County School District
Public Elementary Schools:
Hinton Area Elementary School
Talcott Elementary School
Public Middle School:
Summers County Middle School
Public High School:
Summers County High School
THE SURROUNDING AREA
Powley’s Creek Countryside is supported with a great community known for its friendly residents and laidback lifestyle. The quiet town of Hinton is the county seat of Summers County and is a 20 minute drive. Hinton has amenities including churches, elementary-middle- high school, grocery stores, hardware/farm supply store, building supply, motels, banks, Dollar General, gas/convenience stores, hospital, dentists, medical clinic and restaurants.
The largest and most popular 4th of July day parade in the state is hosted by nearby Alderson. Alderson is also home to “Camp Cupcake”, the minimum security federal prison where Martha Stewart spent her vacation.
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. A year round live theatre, Carnegie Hall (one of four in the USA), fine dining, art galleries and boutiques make up the thriving downtown historic district in Lewisburg.
Lewisburg is also the county seat of Greenbrier County and 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, education, retail, construction, wood products, mining and agriculture.
Lewisburg has been named Coolest Small Town in America and is just a 45 minute drive to complete shopping, churches, schools, medical-dental facilities, fine dining, and a modern hospital. The world renowned 4-Star Greenbrier Resort, home of the PGA tour, is a 50 minute drive. Several other area golf courses are available in the area. Rock climbing, ziplining, horseback riding and the 100 + mile long Hatfield-McCoy ATV trail makes for a very active recreation area.
The Greenbrier County Airport, which has WV’s longest runway, is located just 45 minutes away and has daily flights to Chicago O’Hare and Dulles. Snowshoe Ski Resort is about 2 hours’ drive. Roanoke is 90 minutes, DC is 5 hours and Charlotte is 3 hours away.
Low taxes, clean water, clean air and friendly people contribute to the areas exceptional quality of life.
Numerous and various species of migratory songbirds, blue birds and finches are found on the property. Their songs are easily heard as there is not much in the way of extraneous noises in the area. This lack of outside noise creates a very tranquil setting and is a rare find in today’s industrialized world operating at breakneck speed.
THE NEW RIVER AND BLUESTONE LAKE
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 20 minutes you can catch the Amtrak train in Hinton 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 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. Small-mouth bass, large-mouth 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 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 RIVER AND RIVER TRAIL
Powley’s Creek Countryside is a 20 minute drive to the lazy Greenbrier River. The Greenbrier River is 173 miles long is the last free flowing river east of the Mississippi. It is an excellent river to float or canoe and is well known for its large and small mouth bass fishing. It is the gateway to water recreation and fun as it is at most times lazy and easy to navigate.
The Greenbrier River is formed by the confluence of the East Fork Greenbrier River and the West Fork Greenbrier River in the town of Durbin, West Virginia. From Durbin the Greenbrier River flows southwesterly through Pocahontas, Greenbrier, Monroe, and Summers Counties. It flows through several communities including Cass, Marlinton, Hillsboro, Ronceverte, Fort Spring, Alderson, and Hinton. The Greenbrier River joins the New River in the town of Hinton, West Virginia.
The property is a 45 minute ride to the Greenbrier River Trial and is operated by the West Virginia State Parks. The trail is a 77-mile long former railroad, now used for hiking, bicycling, ski-touring, horseback-riding, and wheel-chair use. The trail passes through numerous small towns and traverses 35 bridges and 2 tunnels as it winds its way along the valley. Most of the trail is adjacent to the free-flowing Greenbrier River and is surrounded by peaks of the Allegheny Mountains.
From Hinton, WV: 8 Miles +/- (20 Minutes +/-) From Hinton, travel RT 20 South, cross the Hinton New River Bridge, turn left with RT 20 South/RT 3 East; travel for approximately 1.7 miles; turn left with RT 3 East, cross the Veterans Memorial Bridge; turn right with RT 3 into BellePoint, travel RT 3 East for 1.3 miles; turn left crossing the bridge onto Willowwood Road RT 13; travel 2.7 miles; turn a sharp left onto RT 13/2; travel 1.1 miles; turn left on Powley Creek Road RT 8; travel 7/10 mile; the property is on the left. From Alderson, WV: 18.6 Miles +/- (30 Minutes +/-) Beginning on RT 3 / RT 12 at the Alderson Memorial Bridge (now limited to walking use) on the Greenbrier County side, travel RT 3 W / RT 12 S through the community of Talcott for 15.5 miles; just before the river bridge, turn right onto Willowwood Road RT 13; travel 1.6 miles; turn right onto RT 13/2; travel 1.1 miles; turn left on Powley Creek Road RT 8; travel 7/10 mile; the property is on the left.
- 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