Raven Ridge Home
This substantially constructed timber-frame and log home sits on the western top of Muddy Creek Mountain with panoramic long range views both east and west. Surrounded by forestland and rural farmland, this 35 acre tract offers quality meadow land and stand of second growth woodland with small pond and both privacy and convenient access to town and services.
Raven Ridge elevation is approximately 2,950 feet and is located in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, 7.5 miles west of historic downtown Lewisburg, voted “Coolest Small Town in USA in 2011” with historic architecture, vibrant arts scene, diverse cuisine, boutiques and art galleries forming an eclectic mix that enriches the lifestyle of the Valley.
The area has a top-rated medical school with teaching clinic, modern medical facilities with the hospital just 9 miles away, large airport, and the convenience and amenities of larger cities. More information on the Greenbrier Valley is available at www.GreenbrierWV.com .
The world famous Greenbrier Resort is just 30 minutes east and Snowshoe Resort is 90 minutes drive north. The Greenbrier River and New River plus 5 state parks offer unlimited outdoor recreational opportunities.
This “built to last” home is constructed over a basement of solid, poured concrete (not hollow concrete blocks) with reinforcing bars.
With log master suite and cedar siding skin over the timber frame, the three bedroom, two and a half bathroom home contains approximately 3,374 square feet of living space plus a walkout basement with approximately 1,808 square feet of space and garages and shop with approximately 1,000 square feet of space.
Large windows (Anderson) in the home take advantage of the sweeping views. The large windows in the central part of the home are made of tempered glass which makes them stronger and protects against the elements.
The stone (from the property) fireplace of Russian design is in the great room. The home has hardwood floors with comfortable carpet in the bedrooms.
The home is well insulated and has central heat and air conditioning with a Heil high efficiency gas furnace servicing the main part of the house and a separate heating/air-conditioning system servicing the bedrooms above the garages and shop. In-line hotwater heater provides continuous hot water even during maximum volume use.
The master bedroom has a walk-in cedar board closet and a propane stove to keep you extra toasty on cool mornings. The master bath has tiles floors, a jacuzzi tub, shower and two sinks, and ample storage.
The upstairs bedrooms each have private balconies to take advantage of the sweeping vistas and peaceful rural setting.
The kitchen area has black walnut butcher-block countertops, a large walk-in cedar-lined pantry with freezer and ample storage. The built-in microwave, stove with dual fuel range, oven, dishwasher, refrigerator, washer and dryer will convey.
The office/ nursery just off the great room has a commanding view of the pastoral Asbury Valley.
From the east and west porches, you will experience breathtaking sunrises, spectacular sunsets and relax in the evenings watching the fireflies and the stars in all their brilliance. An exciting time comes in the summer when you may view the Fourth of July Fireworks in two different towns which are 20 miles apart – and never have to leave your home.
Surrounding the home are walkways made of natural stone interlaced with Irish Moss and ivy. Among the many flower beds can be found a wide assortment of perennial plants.
Raven Ridge consists of approximately 14 acres of very high quality hay fields and the remainder in nicely laying woodland. The soil is good and the land has good exposure to the morning sun which would make for a great orchard possibility.
Wildlife viewing opportunities are endless, especially since the home sits at the peak of the ridge and overlooks the fields and forest. Deer, turkey, squirrels, rabbits, and other woodland creatures make this area their home. Ravens and many species of birds are found in this country setting.
Underground electric and telephone service the property. Cell phone coverage is excellent at this altitude. High Speed Internet connection is gained through satellite or cell tower hotspot. Television reception is provided through satellite. Local television may be received by roof antennae.
Water is superbly clean, clear and tasteless from a drilled well to a depth of 650 feet. An in-ground drip type septic system provides for sewage treatment. A 1,000 gallon propane tank serves the gas furnace, inline hot water heater, small warming stove in the master bedroom and kitchen oven.
The mineral rights including coal, oil and natural gas convey. Prospective buyers may want to have an attorney conduct a mineral title search to verify the title.
TAXES AND ZONING
Real estate taxes for 2013 are approximately $1,243. The property is assessed in Greenbrier County, Lewisburg District, Map 10, Parcels 19 and 19.1. The property being sold is described as containing 28.441 acres in a survey by Charles W. Smith dated July 2, 2008 and being a part of the lands conveyed by deed of record in the offices of the Clerk of Greenbrier County in Deed Book 492, Page 473 and Deed Book 527, Page 698.
ACCESS AND BOUNDARIES
The property has been surveyed and contains 35.4 +/- acres. A copy of the Plat Map may be found under the Documents section. Access is provided by a 1920’s era court ordered right of way off of Pine Grove School Road (County Route 33/1). The right of way has never been contested and there are no known issues regarding it. The United States Postal Service and the County School Bus provide service up to the beginning of the driveway.
Please call the office for a guided tour of this spectacular property.
Owner financing may be available to qualified buyers with substantial downpayment.
From Lewisburg, take Rt. 60 West 1.6 mi. to Muddy Cr. Mt. Rd (33) on L. Go 3.6 mi to top of Mt. and bear R at Y inter. Proceed 0.9 miles and bear Right on Pine Grove School Road (County Route 33/1) and continue 0.8 mi. to end of hard top. Bear left for 0.2 mi to black iron gate on right.
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