SYCAMORE FARM on INDIAN CREEK – 28 +/- ACRES
Picturesque farm bounded by Indian Creek
|Address:||3493 Greenville Road, Union, WV 24983|
Richard Grist, 304.645.7674
Sycamore Farm in picturesque Greenville, West Virginia is a beautiful small farm property which is bounded by Indian Creek and State Farm Heritage Rt. 122. A productive pasture and woodland edge anchors the property that borders Creekside Resort and local family farms. A charming historic farmhouse, large barn and outbuildings are positioned on the property with easy access. Productive pasture fills the bottomland created over time by a meandering Alder and Sycamore-lined cold-water stream. An abundance of wildlife, rolling pasture and inspiring natural features create an idyllic setting.
Sycamore Farm is located near the small town of Greenville in Monroe County, West Virginia. Covered by forested hills, numerous farms and graced by countless small streams, Greenville and the surrounding villages offer the best of West Virginia’s natural beauty. Located south of Union, West Virginia and west of Blacksburg, Virginia the parcel offers those from urban areas the opportunity for a rural retreat well within a half days drive to Washington, DC and Charlotte, NC.
Property address is: 3493 Greenville Road, Union WV 24983
The historic 2500+/- square foot Farmhouse was built in the 1800’s. The original house was approximately 1000 SF and consisted of 5 rooms. Renovations and additions were added over the years to make this farmhouse adequate for raising a family, entertaining, rental or as a seasonal residence.
2 full baths
Two covered Porches
BARN AND OUTBUILDINGS
A large barn, a small barn and two outbuildings and a large concrete pad for a future building site.
On Property; Hunting, fishing, nature study, bird watching, horseback riding.
Local; Downhill skiing and golf are within 25 miles at the Winter Place Resort, Pipestem Resort and Glade Springs; bicycling on the Greenbrier River Trail, canoeing and fishing on the New River, Bluestone Lake, Greenbrier River and it’s tributaries, sight-seeing at Cass Scenic Railroad, Pipestem State Park and New River National Recreation Area; hunting, fishing, birding and hiking in Monongahela National Forest and George Washington National Forest; hiking and nature study on the Appalachian Trail, Allegheny Trail, Hanging Rock Observatory, White Rocks Recreation Area and more.
NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
The large and healthy whitetail deer population in Monroe County has benefited from the owners farming and resource management practices. Indian Creek is a popular cold water fishery with trout, smallmouth bass and brim. Countless neo-tropical and other migrating birds use the property for breeding and replenishment.
Wild Turkey, White-tail Deer, Bear, Coyote, Otter, Squirrel, Rabbit, and Mink are but a few of the animals that inhabit the forest, streamside, and open areas. The area is touted for its excellent hunting opportunities in one of the wildest setting in the Mountain State.
TIMBER RESOURCE & MINERAL RIGHTS
Presently, no marketable timber exists on the property. The oil and gas rights are believed to be conveyed with the surface rights. An offer to lease the oil and gas rights has been made by an Oil and Gas firm interested in the Marcellus Shale reserves. These rights have not been leased by the present owner. All prospective buyers will need to ascertain for themselves through a title search that the mineral rights do in fact convey.
ACCESS, BOUNDARIES & SURVEY
Legal access is provided from the property’s frontage along State Highway 122, an all season state-maintained paved road. The property consists of 27+/- acres and the boundaries are defined by survey hacks, old fences, roads, timberlines or fields.
TAXES & ZONING
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 county commissioners at www.MonroeCountyWV.net. Property taxes for the 2012 tax year were $126.00. The parcel was listed in Springfield District, Monroe County on Tax Map 20, Parcel 14-14.4. The deed is recorded in Monroe Courthouse in Book 228, page 135.
Topographic Map: Greenville Quadrangle on USGS 7.5 minute series – this map can be found on the photo tour page for Sycamore Farm on Indian Creek at www.foxfirenation.com
There is electric and phone service on the property.
Water to house is provided two strong wells. Sewage disposal is provided by a conventional drip irrigation septic system.
Frontier can provide high speed internet service. Television reception may be provided by antenna, or either DIRECTV or Dish Network.
There is cellular phone coverage. Weekly trash pickup, daily newspaper and daily mail delivery is available. UPS and FedEx service this area also.
From Union take Rt. 219 south to a right turn on Rt. 122. Continue for 3.5 miles. The entrance to the farm is on the left just past Creekside Resort.From Greenville, take Rt. 122 south 3 miles. As you cross Indian Creek at Back Creek Road the entrance to the property is on the right.From Rich Creek, VA., take Rt. 219 North to just past Rock Camp and take a left on Rt. 122. Sycamore Farm is 3.5 miles on the left.
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