933 Acres Bordering the National Forest
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933 Acres Bordering the National Forest

Johnson Creek Rd, Covington , Virginia 24426 - Alleghany County
Auction 933 Acres
Property ID 6846911
933 Acres in Alleghany Co VA
101 Main St West White Sulpher Springs West Virginia
06/01/2019 7:00 PM

Description

This incredible property will sell to the highest bidder(s) at or above a low minimum bid of just $650/acre!

Incredibly private - like owning your own piece of National Forest! Known as "The Peaks of Greenbrier" this beautiful 933 acre tract will be offered in 5 tracts and as a whole. The property is bordered on 3 sides by National Forest (5.8 miles of shared border) which puts you on the edge of a vast 2.7 million acres of additional wilderness. Beautiful pristine woodlands with several mountain streams (timber cruise in progress and will be available soon). It offeres 4.8 miles of good, drivable interior roads so you can drive from one end of the property to the other plus it has numerous hiking and ATV trails throughout the property and 2 miles of paved state road frontage. Your own private mountain ridges provide exceptional views - pick your favorite. Extremely private but easily accessible. Just 10 miles off I-64 and 15 miles from Covington whichi offes a scenic drive along streams and past Humpback Bridge - Virginia's oldest covered bridge. Its also only 30min from The Greenbrier Resort, 50min from the Homestead Resort, 1hr from Lake Moomaw, and 1.5hr from Snowshoe Mountain Resort.

RUN WILD! Whether you want to build a grand home or a rustic cabin, live here full time or just have a place to set up camp, this is the perfect place to get away - away from the hustle and bustle, away from noise pollution, away from traffic and just enjoy the great outdoors! If security and privacy are important to you, look no further - this is your spot. If you enjoy being outside, there will never be a shortage of things to do. Enjoy 4x4, ATV, and hiking trails throughout. Plentiful wildlife is great for hunters or nature watchers. Pick your favorite mountain ridge to take in the view or enjoy a sunset (highest elevations are around 3,000'). Other local recreational areas include Lake Moomaw, Lake Sherwood, and Douthat State Park plus numerous great fishing holes along the nearby Jackson River. In the evenings, live it up and unwind at the Greenbrier Resort or the Homestead Resort.

OFFERED IN 5 TRACTS

Tr.A: 107.20 acres with long road frontage and long border with the National Forest. Easily accessible. Mountain stream. Great hunting and recreational tract with several potential home or cabin sites.

Tr.B: 120.41 acres with long road frontage. Ogles Creek on property. Nicely wooded. This is the only tract that doesn't border the National Forest. Great hunting and recreational tract.

Tr.C: 90.37 acres accessed by deeded 50' right of way. Includes easily accessible mountain ridge with some of the highest elevations on the property. Scenic and bordered by the National Forest. Ideal for hunting and recreation with several great potential home or cabin sites.

Tr.D: 375.67 acres with frontage on Johnson Creek Rd andaccessed by deeded 50' right of way. Over 2 miles of interior roads on this tract alone. Beautiful, long mountain ridges with excellent views and private valley. Nicely wooded with streams and very private. Bordered by the National Forest. Great mountain tract excellent for hunting and recreation with several potential home or cabin sites.

Tr.E: 240.33 acres accessed by deeded 50' right-of-way. Nearly 2 miles of interior roads on this tract (4WD recommended due to some steeper areas). The most private and remote of the 5 tracts surrounded almost entirely by National Forest with access to a long valley that leads to Lake Moomaw (for the more adventerous types). Prime hunting and recreational tract with several great home or cabin sites including a small area already cleared at the beginning of the road loop.

Terms: 10% deposit due day of sale. Closing on or about 30 days. 5% buyer's premium. Online bidding available. See our website for complete terms and conditions.

Directions

DIRECTIONS TO PROPERTY
From the east, take I-64W to Covington, VA. Take Exit 10 for US-60/VA-159. At end of ramp, turn LEFT on VA-159S. 1/2mi to RIGHT on Midland Trail (600). 1/2mi to RIGHT on Indian Draft Rd (600). 1/2mi to LEFT on Johnson Creek Rd (661). 9.4mi to entrance to property on right.
From the west, take I-64E to Covington, VA. Take Exit 10 for US-60/VA-159. At end of ramp, turn LEFT on VA-159S to 1st RIGHT on Midland Trail (600). 1/2mi to RIGHT on Indian Draft Rd (600). 1/2mi to LEFT on Johnson Creek Rd (661). 9.4mi to entrance to property on right.
For GPS, property frontage begins just after 7901 Johnson Creek Rd, Covington, VA. Entrance is approx. 1.5mi from this point. End of road frontage is roughly 1 mile past the entrance.

DIRECTIONS TO THE AUCTION SITE
The auction will be held at The Greenbrier Resort located at 101 Main Street West, White Sulpher Springs, WV.
From property, return to I-64 interchange and take I-64W 13mi to Exit #181 White Sulphur Springs. At end of exit ramp take a right and proceed for approximately 1.5 miles. The Main Entrance will be on the right.

Land

Game
Bear
Dove
Turkey
Whitetail Deer

Proposed Use
Hunting/Fishing
Residential Single

Topography
Hilly
Rolling
Sloped
Steep
Varied

Lot Description
Acreage
Creek
Heavily Treed

Road Frontage Desc
Asphalt
County

Type of Fence
None

Present Use
Hunting/Fishing

Special Notes
Survey Available

Will Subdivide
Subdivided

Tax Data (Show Tax Data)

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