SPRINGFIELD FARM 145 ACRES
145-Acre Farming and Recreation Opportunity in pastoral Monroe County
Richard Grist, 304.645.7674
The 145 acre Springfield Farm is an exceptional multi-use recreational property with a mixture of rolling cropland, pasture and mature hardwood forest. The diverse topography of the forest and fields makes for a diverse plant and wildlife habitat. Water plays an important part in the landscape that is supported by a small farm pond, bogs, two mountain springs and several ephemeral mountain streams.
The long views over the adjoining farms and distant mountain ranges, coupled with the very low population density of farming country, create a “world away” feeling.
• 145 acres in pastoral Monroe County.
• 40+/- rolling acres of rich fields for crops, pasture and hayland.
• 105+/- acres of mature timber making for a spectacular forest.
• A sound, one story rustic cabin is perfect for a hunting camp or weekend stay.
• Easy access with long frontage along state-maintained public road.
• Electric and phone service is on site.
• One small pond, 2 mountain springs and ephemeral streams provide abundant water.
• Furbearing wildlife of all kinds, shapes, sizes. Deer, squirrel, rabbit, fox, raccoon.
• Winged wildlife – Neotropical songbirds, hawks, owls, wild turkey, etc.
• Hiking trails winding through the park-like forest.
• Several garden sites with rich, well-drained soil.
• Country living with all the benefits of nearby town amenities.
• Union, Monroe County’s seat is and an easy 15 minute drive.
• Property is surrounded by farms and mountain land so it is quiet and peaceful.
• Diverse landscape from streams, knolls, hollows, benches, rock outcrops and ravines.
• A survey by a professional land surveyor is on file.
The charming village of Union, which is the Monroe County seat, is just a 15 minute drive. Banking, healthcare facilities, drugstore, grocery shopping and a great family restaurants are readily available. Some of the friendliest people in West Virginia can be found in Monroe County. Monroe County has a population of about 13,000 residents and does not have a stoplight and has more cattle and sheep than people. There are no fast food restaurants but there are two local restaurant, Kalico Kitchen and the Corner Cafe, in downtown Union that are packed each morning for breakfast and then again for lunch.
Lewisburg, which is the Greenbrier County seat, was voted the Coolest Small Town in American in 2011 and is an hour drive to the thriving downtown historic district. The downtown boasts a year round live theatre, Carnegie Hall, 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.
The Greenbrier County Airport, which has WV’s longest runway, is located an hour away and has daily flights to Atlanta and Washington DC. The world famous Greenbrier Resort is about 45 minutes’ drive and Snowshoe Ski Resort is about 2.5 hours’ drive. Rich Creek VA and US-460 25 minutes, Princeton on I-77 is 1 hour, Blacksburg 1 hour, DC 5 hours and Charlotte is 3 hours away.
Rich Creek, Narrows, Pearisburg and Blacksburg offer shopping, schools, theatres, modern medical facilities and airports all within an hours drive.
Within an hour’s drive are located some of the finest recreational facilities in West Virginia. Winterplace Ski Resort, whitewater rafting/fishing on the New 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.
Electric – On property
Landline Phone – On property
Cable TV – DirectTV or Dish available
Trash Pickup – Curbside
Cell phone coverage is good in most areas
USPS and Overnight Couriers deliver to the area
All mineral rights the sellers may own will transfer to the purchaser at closing. All prospective purchasers are encouraged to have an attorney do a title search prior to purchasing.
There is currently no county zoning in this area of Monroe County. All prospective purchasers are encouraged to contact the Monroe County Health Department for answers regarding installation of septic systems and water wells. Further information on county zoning may be answered by contacting the Monroe County Commission.
LOCATION, LEGAL AND TAXES
Elevation Range: 1770 feet – 2655 feet
Coordinates (NAD83): LAT 37.570118N, LON 80.654953W
Deed Book 265, Page 108
Monroe County, West Virginia
Two boundary surveys have been recorded among the Monroe County records, as follows:
(1) A boundary survey of the 36.86 acres tract was performed by James E. Wentz, PS of Peterstown, West Virginia and shown on a plat of survey titled “PLAT OF SURVEY FOR PATRICIA COPELAND SITUATE ON THE WATERS OF LAUREL CREEK, SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT, MONROE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA, DATE: 12/1/86 SCALE 1”=300’ TAX MAP NO. 15, PAR. 3”, which is made a part of that deed conveying a tract or parcel of land containing 36.86 acres, more or less, to Robert L. Adams and Anne. S. Adams from Patricia Copeland and Gayla Adkins, dated September 19, 2007, and recorded in the Clerk’s Office of the County Commission of Monroe County, West Virginia in Deed Book 254 Pg. 86. This plat and referenced deed is the same as “PARCEL TWO” in the aforesaid deed to Robert and Anne Adams Family Trust recorded in DB 265 Pg. 108.
(2) A boundary survey was performed by David O. Holz LLS #739 and shown on a plat of survey titled “PLAT OF SURVEY FOR ROBERT AND ANN ADAMS”, said plat showing “108.986 ACRES TOTAL”, and further showing “STATE: WEST VIRGINIA COUNTY: MONROE DISTRICT: SPRINGFIELD TAX MAP 10 PARCEL 32 AND PART OF 26 PROPERTY CONVEYED TO ROBERT L. ADAMS 211/119 AND ROBERT AND ANN S. ADAMS 227/474 SURVEYED MAY 2002 DAVID O. HOLZ LLS #739”, which said plat is recorded in the Clerk’s Office of the County Commission of Monroe County, West Virginia in hanging Map File 216A. This plat was not referenced in the aforesaid deed to Robert and Anne Adams Family Trust recorded in DB 265 Pg. 108.
Tax ID, Acreage, and 2015 Taxes:
Springfield District (5)
Tax Map 10, Parcel 32, described as “LAUREL CR N SIDE SEC RT 7 6 108.986 AC”.
2015 Taxes $1,156.04.
Tax Map 10, Parcel 38, described as “LAUREL CREEK SEC. RT 23 36.86 AC”.
2015 taxes $1,148.92.
SOLD BY BOUNDARY, NOT BY ACRE.
Traveling south from Union, WV: 15.8 miles +/- (approximately 30 minutes)From the Monroe County Courthouse in Union, travel south onto Seneca Trail US 219 for 8.5 miles; turn right onto WV State Route 122 toward Greenville and travel 4.6 miles; turn right onto Laurel Creek Road WV Route 23/4 and travel 2.2 miles; turn left onto Boyd Road WV Route 7/6 and travel 1/2 mile; white cabin on the property will be on the right above the road.Traveling north from Peterstown, WV: 23.4 miles +/- (approximately 40 minutes)From the US Post Office in Peterstown, travel north on Seneca Trail US 219 for 16.1 miles; turn left onto WV State Route 122 toward Greenville and travel 4.6 miles; turn right onto Laurel Creek Road WV Route 23/4 and travel 2.2 miles; turn left onto Boyd Road WV Route 7/6 and travel 1/2 mile; white cabin on the property will be on the right above the road.
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