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18744 S Seneca Trl

UNION, WV 24983
  • $1,260,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 247 Days
  • MLS #: 22-95
UPDATED: 54 min ago
$1,260,000
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The 546-acre Riffe Farm is one of Monroe County's most beautiful and well-known farms. This exceptional farm, just minutes to Union, has deep, sweet soils that produce excellent cool season grasses or row crops.Primary economic outputs include hay production, but wildlife values are also a major economic consideration for the farm. Environmental values are extensive and provide many essential ecosystem services, such as clean water, wildlife, and recreation opportunities.Scenic, cultural, and historic values of the Riffe Farm provide not only economic benefits, but also quality of life values.Scenic, cultural, and historic values of the Riffe Farm provide not only economic benefits, but also quality of life values. HIGHLIGHTS One of Monroe County's most beautiful and well-known creekside farms 546 deeded acres consists of about 125 acres fields and 420 acres mature woodlands Dynamic and free flowing Indian Creek drifts through the farm for about 2 miles Native trout, bass, redeye, and various sunfish Rich in Native American artifacts including stone tools, toys, arrowheads & more. Commercially valuable timber ready for harvest and immediate cash flow All mineral rights will convey Recent survey is on file A Conservation Easement shelters the farm and forever protects the land Vintage 1900's tenant cottage overlooks the farm 13,850' of new farm fencing and 4,400' of existing fencing in place Quality infrastructure includes fully restored circa 1900's barn and an expansive block machine/storage building Aggressive grassland management increases carrying capacity and extends the grazing season Rich and diverse resident wildlife population unrivaled in the region Minutes to historic Union and an easy drive to Roanoke's jet airport Lewisburg Airport, just a 45 minute drive, provides jet service to Chicago and Dulles 35 minutes to the world renowned 4-star Greenbrier Resort 4 farm ponds provide fishing, swimming, ice skating and nature viewing Dynamic forest with some old growth trees estimated to be 200-300 years old. Patches of emerging forests and old fields intertwine with the farmland creating an exciting recreational property Farm and forest roads wind through the property providing superior access Wildlife program enhances habitat, increases diversity, promotes health of the resident wildlife A rewarding permaculture lifestyle can be easily developed Nearby Salt Sulphur Springs is famous for its three springs: sweet spring, salt sulphur spring, and iodine spring Surrounded by large farms and timber tracts in a nice rural neighborhood Superior access by state maintained paved roads  FedEx, UPS and USPS delivery Cell phone coverage is excellent to spotty in most areas with 4G service Darkest of skies with little light pollution for star-planet gazing & astrophotography Sedges, rushes, ferns, songbirds, frogs, turtles, & crawdads populate the ponds and wetlands Acres of overgrown fields are being cleaned up and a brought back into production Located in peaceful Monroe County just 10 minutes to Union, the county seat Timber species include beautiful oaks, black walnut, poplar, sycamore, maple and hickories Fur bearing  deer, black bear, squirrel, rabbit, bobcat, raccoon, fox, chipmunk, opossum Winged wildlife  eagles, hawks, owls, ravens, turkeys and Neotropical songbirds Hay & Pasture grasses coupled with the forest produce life-giving Oxygen and are a sequester of carbon dioxide Spectacular long-range views approaching 40 miles Perfect for recreational activities including shooting sports, ATV riding, horseback riding, hiking, camping, hunting and nature viewing Low taxes, low population density Scenic, cultural, and historic values of the Riffe Farm provide not only economic benefits, but also quality of life values. LOCATION Google Coordinates: 37.541225(N), -80.595103(W) Address: 18744 Seneca Trail South, Union, WV 24983 Elevation Range: 1715 ft. to 2085 ft. +/- MINERAL RESOURCES All rights the owner has by title will convey with the property. A title search for mineral rights ownership has not been conducted. A mineral title search could be conducted by a title attorney at the same time when the surface title search is being conducted. BOUNDARIES AND SURVEY The property was surveyed in 3 sections from 1995 through 2008 and shown on 3 separate survey plats representing the whole property. The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre. UTILITIES Water: 2 drilled water wells Sewer: private septic system serves the cottage Electricity: onsite Telephone: onsite Internet: Maybe possible through phone cable and satellite ACCESS/FRONTAGE The property has a little over a mile of frontage on US RT 219. A serious of farm and forest roads and trails provide access to nearly every area of the property. ZONING There is currently no county zoning in 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 Monroe County Commission. PROPERTY TYPE/USE SUMMARY The property is a combination of the residential grounds, fields, and forest. A breakdown is as follows: Home grounds contains about 1.5 acres. 8 fields totaling about 95 acres. 4 ponds ranging in size from .01 acre to 0.5 acre, totaling about 1.27 acres. Open areas around the creek and ponds totaling about 25 acres. Forestland totaling about 424 acres (about 169 acres lie on the north side of US 219 and about 255 acres lie on the south side of US 219). The property is covered by a Conservation Easement designed to protect and preserve the farmland qualities of the property. The Conservation Easement is recorded in DB 286 Pg. 229. (This summary is an estimation of current property use as determined from aerial photography. It is made subject to the estimation of property boundaries and any errors in the interpretation of land use type from the

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18744 S Seneca Trl UNION, WV 24983

  • Price: $1,260,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 247 Days
  • Updated: 54 min ago
  • MLS #: 22-95
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The 546-acre Riffe Farm is one of Monroe County's most beautiful and well-known farms. This exceptional farm, just minutes to Union, has deep, sweet soils that produce excellent cool season grasses or row crops.Primary economic outputs include hay production, but wildlife values are also a major economic consideration for the farm. Environmental values are extensive and provide many essential ecosystem services, such as clean water, wildlife, and recreation opportunities.Scenic, cultural, and historic values of the Riffe Farm provide not only economic benefits, but also quality of life values.Scenic, cultural, and historic values of the Riffe Farm provide not only economic benefits, but also quality of life values. HIGHLIGHTS One of Monroe County's most beautiful and well-known creekside farms 546 deeded acres consists of about 125 acres fields and 420 acres mature woodlands Dynamic and free flowing Indian Creek drifts through the farm for about 2 miles Native trout, bass, redeye, and various sunfish Rich in Native American artifacts including stone tools, toys, arrowheads & more. Commercially valuable timber ready for harvest and immediate cash flow All mineral rights will convey Recent survey is on file A Conservation Easement shelters the farm and forever protects the land Vintage 1900's tenant cottage overlooks the farm 13,850' of new farm fencing and 4,400' of existing fencing in place Quality infrastructure includes fully restored circa 1900's barn and an expansive block machine/storage building Aggressive grassland management increases carrying capacity and extends the grazing season Rich and diverse resident wildlife population unrivaled in the region Minutes to historic Union and an easy drive to Roanoke's jet airport Lewisburg Airport, just a 45 minute drive, provides jet service to Chicago and Dulles 35 minutes to the world renowned 4-star Greenbrier Resort 4 farm ponds provide fishing, swimming, ice skating and nature viewing Dynamic forest with some old growth trees estimated to be 200-300 years old. Patches of emerging forests and old fields intertwine with the farmland creating an exciting recreational property Farm and forest roads wind through the property providing superior access Wildlife program enhances habitat, increases diversity, promotes health of the resident wildlife A rewarding permaculture lifestyle can be easily developed Nearby Salt Sulphur Springs is famous for its three springs: sweet spring, salt sulphur spring, and iodine spring Surrounded by large farms and timber tracts in a nice rural neighborhood Superior access by state maintained paved roads  FedEx, UPS and USPS delivery Cell phone coverage is excellent to spotty in most areas with 4G service Darkest of skies with little light pollution for star-planet gazing & astrophotography Sedges, rushes, ferns, songbirds, frogs, turtles, & crawdads populate the ponds and wetlands Acres of overgrown fields are being cleaned up and a brought back into production Located in peaceful Monroe County just 10 minutes to Union, the county seat Timber species include beautiful oaks, black walnut, poplar, sycamore, maple and hickories Fur bearing  deer, black bear, squirrel, rabbit, bobcat, raccoon, fox, chipmunk, opossum Winged wildlife  eagles, hawks, owls, ravens, turkeys and Neotropical songbirds Hay & Pasture grasses coupled with the forest produce life-giving Oxygen and are a sequester of carbon dioxide Spectacular long-range views approaching 40 miles Perfect for recreational activities including shooting sports, ATV riding, horseback riding, hiking, camping, hunting and nature viewing Low taxes, low population density Scenic, cultural, and historic values of the Riffe Farm provide not only economic benefits, but also quality of life values. LOCATION Google Coordinates: 37.541225(N), -80.595103(W) Address: 18744 Seneca Trail South, Union, WV 24983 Elevation Range: 1715 ft. to 2085 ft. +/- MINERAL RESOURCES All rights the owner has by title will convey with the property. A title search for mineral rights ownership has not been conducted. A mineral title search could be conducted by a title attorney at the same time when the surface title search is being conducted. BOUNDARIES AND SURVEY The property was surveyed in 3 sections from 1995 through 2008 and shown on 3 separate survey plats representing the whole property. The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre. UTILITIES Water: 2 drilled water wells Sewer: private septic system serves the cottage Electricity: onsite Telephone: onsite Internet: Maybe possible through phone cable and satellite ACCESS/FRONTAGE The property has a little over a mile of frontage on US RT 219. A serious of farm and forest roads and trails provide access to nearly every area of the property. ZONING There is currently no county zoning in 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 Monroe County Commission. PROPERTY TYPE/USE SUMMARY The property is a combination of the residential grounds, fields, and forest. A breakdown is as follows: Home grounds contains about 1.5 acres. 8 fields totaling about 95 acres. 4 ponds ranging in size from .01 acre to 0.5 acre, totaling about 1.27 acres. Open areas around the creek and ponds totaling about 25 acres. Forestland totaling about 424 acres (about 169 acres lie on the north side of US 219 and about 255 acres lie on the south side of US 219). The property is covered by a Conservation Easement designed to protect and preserve the farmland qualities of the property. The Conservation Easement is recorded in DB 286 Pg. 229. (This summary is an estimation of current property use as determined from aerial photography. It is made subject to the estimation of property boundaries and any errors in the interpretation of land use type from the
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Listing provided courtesy of Richard Grist of Foxfire Realty: (304) 645-7674.


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