This House was built in 1898 and carries many noticeable original characteristics and craftsmanship to this day. The property is comprised of Six Tenths of an acre in the Town of Hillsboro, Pocahontas County, WV.
There are many unique places to feel at Home at this address, whether it be on the porch/patio looking over the raised beds containing corn, tomatoes, garlic, parsley, cilantro, as well as asparagus and raspberry patches.
The sitting room in the front foyer is a great place to read a book or carry on a quiet conversation or even sip your morning coffee.
Watching the many birds (Blue Jays, Robins, Cardinals, Finches, etc) from the kitchen table who are frequent guests and bring their cheerful songs.
The living room is amply equipped with an oversized sectional couch for the evening gathering or even viewing movies upon the 65" television.
You are located right in town and have easy access to many great outdoor activities/events such as:
Watoga State Park, Pearl S. Buck Birthplace and Museum, The Greenbrier River Trail, The Greenbrier River (the only free-flowing river in the East, where you may swim/tube/fish), Beartown State Park (Great outing for families), Highland Scenic Highway (gorgeous drive to view the fall colors), Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park (Civil War), Calvin Price State Forest, The Cranberry Glades/Nature Center (family recommended), The Falls of Hills Creek, Monongahela National Forest, The Greenbrier Resort (Golf/Casino located in White Sulphur Springs, WV), Snowshoe Mountain Resort, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park (old steam powered logging locomotive train rides), The Green Bank Observatory (Radio Telescopes, Astronomy/Science Enthusiasts, the reason for the 13,000 square mile Radio Quiet Zone), Seneca State Forest, Birthplace of Rivers.
Fresh Water Fishing in Pocahontas County:
Greenbrier River and Elk River are two of the best small-mouth bass fishing waters in the State.
Cranberry River and Williams River are listed among the State's best trout streams.
Other rivers include: Cherry River, Shaver Fork of the Cheat, Tygart River, and Gauley River
As well as the many fishable river tributaries including: Knapp Creek and Knave Run.
Regularly Stocked Lakes: Watoga State Park, the lake at Seneca State Forest, and Buffalo Lake
The Little Levels Heritage Fair, Pioneer Days, West Virginia Road Kill Cook-off, The Great Greenbrier River Race, Richwood Ramp Festival, plethora or Mountain Biking and Hiking Trails, Experiential Travel, Bird Watching, Backcountry ATV Trails, Forest Areas, Fishing & Boating, Geocaching, Golfing, Heritage Landmarks, Motorcycle Touring, Music & Arts, Natural Wonders, Skiing/Winter Recreation, Mountain Music Trail....Pocahontas County is a mecca for Old-Time music.
Other Day Trip Ideas:
The New River Gorge Bridge, Seneca Rocks, Seneca Caverns, Helvetia (Little Switzerland), Dolly Sods, Hawks Nest State Park (Ansted, WV), Lost World Caverns (Lewisburg, WV), Organ Cave, Whitewater Rafting on the Gauley River or New River.