Well Established Recreational Business Near the New River Gorge and Summersville Lake Region

Agent Contact:
Randy S. Burdette, 304.667.2897 or 304.645.7674


Wilderness Lake Chalets located at Summersville Lake, WV is a well-established recreational business with many years of family management. The main property includes 12 cabins situated in a private setting. The property is within minutes of numerous recreational sites that can satisfy the adventurous minded. These properties have had a proven history of being income producing.


Distinctive A-frame cabins in the chalet style are perfect for the wooded environment of the New River Gorge and Summersville Lake region. The cabins are also located near Summit Bechtel Reserve, site of the National Scout Jamboree.

Each of the 12 private cabins includes a private deck, a sleeping loft, a full bathroom, a master bedroom, a living room with gas heater and a full kitchen and dinette area. Each cabin has a picnic area and a fire ring.

All are heated and air-conditioned and include ceiling fans and satellite TV. Most all cabins have hot tubs.


4375 Wilderness Lake Drive
Summersville, WV 26651

Latitude: ­­ 38.221394N,
Longitude:  80.917592W
Elevation Range:  1,613 ft.


Scenic Summersville Lake is known for its striking cliffs and quiet coves along 60 beautiful miles of shoreline. Dense forests of maple, oak, hickory, beech and birch trees cover the region.

Superb water quality and sheer sandstone cliffs make Summersville Lake a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

Wildlife, including black bear, deer, grouse and turkey, is abundant in the area.

The 2700-acre lake provides excellent boating, water skiing, swimming and scuba diving.

Anglers will find large and smallmouth bass, walleye, panfish, and catfish. Trout are stocked below the dam in spring and fall.

Visitors also enjoy the great hiking, biking, hunting and picnicking opportunities on the lands surrounding the lake.

Whitewater rafting is available year-round on the world class Gauley River. The Summersville Lake area also offers technical rock climbing.


*4 season climate, the fall of the year is spectacular and summers warm and breezy
*Water sports: 3000 acre Summerville Lake, Gauley River, New River
*Outdoor recreation: Hiking, rock climbing, white water rafting, snow skiing
*Historic Route 60 is the ancient Midland Overland Trail (buffalo, Native American, Pioneers)
*New River Gorge Bridge is the western hemisphere longest arched bridge
*Monongahela National Forest and New River Gorge National River Park are nearby
*Babcock and Hawks Nest State Parks
*Nicholas County Veterans Memorial Park
*Summersville arena and convention center
*I-79 30 min to the north
*I-77 40 min to the south
*I-64 45 min to the south or 50 min to the east
*Major shopping Beckley- 40 min, Charleston- 1hr 30 min Clarksburg- 1hr 30 min.
*Modern schools
*Rich logging and mining history


Electric: MonPower
Water:  Public
Sewer:  Multiple septic systems
Telephone: Frontier
Cell phone Coverage:  Sparse in areas


Nicholas County
Grant District
Tax Map 22, Parcel 41

Deed Book 367, Page 188

2014 Taxes: $2,607.28


Nicholas County has no zoning regulations in effect other than that which is enacted and enforced within the city limits of Summersville and Richwood.

In April 1994, Nicholas County was reinstated into the National Flood Insurance Program.  Interested persons should visit the Nicholas County Flood Plain Administer to determine if this property is within a flood plain.

Contact listing agent Randy S.”Riverbend” Burdette call or text 304-667-2897


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