Perched on a hill surrounded by a large farm, this 3-level log home enjoys sweeping panoramic views from 2 decks. Features include a cathedral ceiling with exposed rafters, 2 fireplaces, radiant heat floors, granite counters, a firepit, a guest cottage and a large workshop/storage shed. Country living only 20 minutes from Lewisburg and Union.
A winding road leads through a 100-acre farm to this attractive log home with a rustic exterior and a thoroughly modern interior, set on 5 acres overlooking the farm and mountains to the southeast. A convenient side entry leads through a mud room to the kitchen and living room.
The living room has a soaring cathedral ceiling, hardwood flooring and a tiled gas fireplace and hearth. A bay window provides 180° views of the mountain scenery, even better seen from the large upper deck just steps away.
The kitchen, which has a high ceiling and a ceiling fan, has pine cabinetry, granite counters with a tiled backsplash, and an island with seating and cabinets. The kitchen incorporates a dining area with a crystal chandelier and a picture window. The floor is tiled. Appliances include a Kenmore gas range, a Kenmore Elite refrigerator freezer and a Frigidaire dishwasher.
The master suite is on the main level. The bedroom has a ceiling fan, and it opens to a bathroom with a jetted soaking tub, a separate tiled shower and a vanity with a granite counter and porcelain sink.
Oak stairs lead to the upper level, which has a loft bedroom with exposed rafters and a half-bath with a tile floor.
The lower level is finished, with a carpeted bedroom that exits to a second deck with spectacular views, and a full bath with a tiled shower. The lower level also has a sitting room with a fireplace and woodstove insert, a partial kitchen with birch cabinets and granite counters with a double sink, and a laundry room with Whirlpool Duet stackable appliances and a utility sink.
The guest cottage, located within view the main house, has vinyl siding and a metal roof. The open plan living/kitchen area has a cathedral ceiling and a ceiling fan. The kitchen has oak cabinets and laminate counters with a double stainless-steel sink. Whirlpool appliances include a side-by-side refrigerator-freezer and a gas range. There are 2 bedrooms, one creatively incorporating logs from an old cabin, the other in a loft, and a bathroom with a shower-tub. The cottage is heated and air-conditioned.
Other extras include an inviting firepit, and a 12×24 workshop/storage building with electricity.
This 4.99-acre property is totally private but within easy driving distance of Union, the county seat of Monroe County, and Lewisburg, the county seat of Greenbrier County. Historic, picturesque Lewisburg, voted the Coolest Small Town in America, offers fine dining, shopping and services, an 8-screen cinema and a lively arts scene with concerts and live theatre. The busy schedule of annual local events includes Monroe County’s Farmer’s Day in June and the State Fair of West Virginia in August.
The world-famous Greenbrier resort in nearby White Sulphur Springs is a half-hour away. The resort’s impressive offerings include multiple golf courses, a spa, a tennis complex, a casino, boutiques and a dozen restaurants.
The Greenbrier River draws anglers and kayakers, and the 75-mile long Greenbrier River Trail is popular with hikers and bicyclists. Snowshoe Ski Resort, the largest ski complex in the Mid-Atlantic States, is a scenic drive to the north, in Pocahontas County. In the off-seasons it offers an extensive system of mountain biking trails.
A private retreat or a comfortable year-round residence, this beautiful log home has rustic charm and spectacular scenery.