19 JONAHS LANDING RENICK, WV 24966
Rippling Run – 19 Jonahs Landing This two-story elevated home on the Greenbrier River offers privacy, comfort and captivating river views in a tranquil wooded setting. Located in the upscale Jonah’s Landing subdivision in northern Greenbrier County, the 1840-square-foot home on 2 acres is 20 minutes from Lewisburg, 30 minutes from the Greenbrier resort.
Rippling Run – 19 Jonahs Landing
This two-story elevated home on the Greenbrier River offers privacy, comfort and captivating river views in a tranquil wooded setting. Located in the upscale Jonah’s Landing subdivision in northern Greenbrier County, the 1840-square-foot home on 2 acres is 20 minutes from Lewisburg, 30 minutes from the Greenbrier resort, and 75 minutes from Snowshoe Ski Resort, perfect for vacationing or year-round living.
A long lane leads through an attractive yard with poplar, ash, oak, maple, walnut and locust trees. A circular driveway fronts the cedar-sided home, landscaped with spirea, Rose of Sharon, boxwoods and cedars.
The great room, kitchen and back deck enjoy a 180-degree view of the river, with no neighbors in sight. A vaulted ceiling gives the interior an expansive feeling. Features in the living area include attractive oak floors, built-in floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and cabinets, with a sliding library ladder that furnishes access to the top shelves, and a gas fireplace and raised hearth.
A wall of windows in the kitchen overlooks the river, and recessed lighting augments the natural light. Granite countertops, a porcelain double sink and an eat-at counter make this an inviting place to fix a meal or grab a snack. White cabinets with glass doors add to the contemporary country décor, and the cabinetry incorporates a handy built-in desk and file cabinet. The appliances include a Whirlpool refrigerator with a bottom freezer drawer, a GE electric range, a GE microwave, and a Kenmore dishwasher.
A laundry room with a Kenmore washer and dryer is adjacent to the kitchen.
One of the home’s extras is its spacious screened porch, a perfect spot for entertaining or enjoying the scenery on summer evenings. Large enough to seat a dozen or more people for a meal, the porch has a paddle ceiling fan and overlooks the river, the side yard and the front yard. It opens onto a back deck running the full length of the house, and stairs lead from the deck down to a stone landing and the river.
The main level also includes a large multi-purpose room that can serve as a family room, a den or a bedroom. Two sets of French doors open onto the front and back decks, and a bank of windows overlook the woods and a large field. Perhaps the best spot in the house for watching the local wildlife, songbirds and deer are often right outside. A Vermont castings stove keeps this area of the home toasty in the winter. A walk-in closet and a bathroom with a travertine tile floor and a shower are adjacent. A small sleeping loft for children is tucked above the closet and bath, cleverly utilizing a space that would otherwise be wasted. A built-in ladder in the hallway provides access.
A second bedroom with a closet and recessed lighting is also on the main level. This bedroom overlooks the front yard.
An oak staircase leads to the master suite on the second floor. The master bedroom has a ceiling fan and walk-in closet, and a pull-down ladder for access to the storage attic. Sliding glass doors open onto a private balcony that offers an elevated river view. The balcony has built-in seats on both ends. The en suite bath has a Jacuzzi tub with shower, a Travertine tile floor, a double vanity, and conceals additional storage space.
The area under the house has a parking area for one vehicle, and a large storage room for bikes, kayaks and lawn maintenance and gardening tools. This room has a “flow-through” feature, so in the rare event of rising water from the river it can be opened to permit water to pass through.
Another bonus is an attractive outdoor shower with cedar walls, a stone floor and an oversize spray head. Whether the goal is to rinse off or commune with Mother Nature, there is a certain luxury to lathering up with the sound of birds singing and the river flowing by.
The 75-mile long Greenbrier River Trail is on the opposite bank of the river, and easily accessed by a bridge just before the Jonah’s Landing entrance. The trail is popular with hikers and bikers, but hidden from view from the home.
Nearby Lewisburg is often called one of America’s best small towns, with shopping, fine dining, a lively arts scene, two annual food-themed festivals, a literary festival, and a busy schedule of community activities.
The State Fair of West Virginia, a classic country fair with rides, exhibits, concerts and livestock competitions, takes place in Greenbrier County every August.
The historic Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, a 10,000-acre world-class luxury resort, has restaurants and shops open to the public. The resort hosts an annual PGA tournament in July, and serves as the summer practice facility for the NFL’s New Orleans Saints.
A beautiful home nestled in a peaceful setting, Rippling Run offers an appealing refuge from the hectic pace of modern life.