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ELK KNOB FARM

Judson WV RT 7, Hinton, West Virginia 25951 - Summers County
$268,000 178 Acres
Property ID 3244792

Description

Elk Knob Farm is a stunning 178+/- acre mountain property with 35 acres of meadow and cropland and 143 acres of mature and evolving temperate hardwood forest. Located on Keeney Mountain at 3200 in elevation, the property captures the stunning long views of distant mountains and the valleys below. On a bright blue mountain morning, Peters Mountain in Virginia can be seen nearly 40 miles away.

A nice hiking trail winds through the meadows and through the forest. Early morning or late evening is the perfect time to enjoy a stroll along the trail and let the birds keep you company with their songs. Late summer evenings bring the night sounds of crickets, bullfrogs, cicadas, owls and doves, all within the flashing backdrop of countless lightning bugs.

The cool temperate climate and loamy soils are conducive for the production of grapes, apples and peaches. The pastures may be used for grazing horses, goats, sheep, cattle, llamas and donkeys and all do well on the native bluegrass that grows so well in the region. Pigs would do well here too and love munching on acorns, hickory nuts and crab-apples from the native trees in the fall of the year.

Beekeeping is also a very popular pastime in the area and Elk Knob Farm would be well suited for the production of honey with some well-placed hives.

A portion of the property is also suited for the production of row crops and vegetables. Several nice garden spots are available. Pumpkins will do well here too.

The trees scattered about the farm are very beautiful with some old growth Walnuts and Oaks that started growing in the 1800s. The song birds, deer, rabbits, wild turkey, and squirrels thrive here as the gentle laying land, abundant water and vegetative diversity create the perfect wildlife habitat. The night sky is filled with stars and not light pollution. Adjoining Monroe County is noted as the #1 producer of sheep and Greenbrier County is the #1 cattle producer.

For the water enthusiast the Greenbrier River, New River and 2000 acre Bluestone Lake is a 20 minute drive. The 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 45 minutes away. In 20 minutes you can catch the Amtrak train in Hinton and ride to the Greenbrier Resort, Chicago, Washington, DC or New York City. The Beckley Airport and Greenbrier Valley Airports are just 45 minutes away.

HIGHLIGHTS

Ancient year round mountain spring provides year round clear and cold drinking water.

148+/- acres of forest and fields combine to create a recreational and farming property.

Everything in place to create a permaculture and experience its rewarding lifestyle.

Modern mobile home, large workshop/garage, machine shed.

Dashed blue line stream and 20 seasonal branches provide abundant water.

Miles of interior trails for ATVing, horseback riding, and hiking.

Surrounded by timber tracts and cattle farms in a nice rural neighborhood.

Superior access adjoining paved state road on school bus route, FedEx delivery.

Excellent timber value benefiting from a timber management program.

Boone and Crocket country with exceptional resident wildlife populations.

Dark skies with little or no light pollution for star and planet gazing.

High elevation over 3200 offers 30 mile long range views of the distant mountains and valley below.

Stocked pond for fishing and picnicking around.

Hunting camp made from converted school bus located high up on the mountain.

Orchard with abundant fruit trees.

Rich soil offers numerous garden spots.

A secluded wetland habitat supporting native sedges, rushes, ferns, songbirds, frogs, turtles, crawdads and rabbits.

Located in popular Summers County 20 minutes to the New River and Hinton.

Some very ancient trees scattered about the old boundaries.

Piles of field stone about the old field edges gathered by early mountaineers.

Excellent timber value to be found with beautiful oaks, walnuts, poplars, maples and hickories.

All mineral rights the seller owns will convey.

Electricity and phone on site.

Wildlife is abundant with several fur bearing species represented.

Winged wildlife includes eagles, hawks, owls, ravens, and Neotropical songbirds.

Diverse topography of forest, field, wetland, meadows create an interesting natural setting.

Elevations run from 2656 to 3298.

MOBILE HOME

Giles 2008 Mobile Home 3 bedroom, 2 bath

1672 outside dimension

Living room-Kitchen 1426

Master Bedroom 1315 bath 510

Bedroom 2 911

Bedroom 3 914

Bath 510

Laundry 56

UTILITIES

Water Spring with 150 gallon concrete reservoir with pressure pump

Phone Frontier available but landline not installed but could be, cell coverage good

Electric- MonPower

Summers Waste Disposal

Septic- installed new in 2008

Cell phone coverage good

Direct TV

ACCESS

The property fronts on Judson Road WV RT 7. The access road leaves Judson Road and travels into the property.

ROAD FRONTAGE

The property has approximately 2/10 mile of frontage on Judson WV RT 7.

MORE DETAILS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE FOXFIRE WEBSITE.

Directions

From the front of the Summers County Courthouse in Hinton, travel toward the back of the courthouse and enter onto WV RT 107 South, travel a short distance and turn left onto Elk Knob Road WV RT 9 (just before crossing bridge), travel a short distance to STOP sign, turn right and continue on WV RT 9 for 7.5 miles to Cross Roads; turn right onto Judson Road WV RT 7; travel WV RT 7 for 1.8 miles; aluminum farm gate at property entrance road will be on the left.

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