490 Humphreys Run Rd

Union, WV 24983 View Map $825,000 Ask a Question
490 Humphreys Run Rd Union, WV 24983 | MLS 23-683 Photo 1
490 Humphreys Run Rd Union, WV 24983 | MLS 23-683 Map

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Status: Sold
Property Type:Single Family
MLS #:23-683
Date Sold:8/23/2023
Lot Size:130 Acres

Justamere Farm Enjoy ultimate privacy throughout this enchanting 130-acre country estate. The blend of agricultural fields and a mature hardwood forest is ideal for experiencing many recreational activities including equestrian, raising livestock - crops - gardens, hiking, nature viewing, and stargazing...... One and all feel right at home in this approximately 1,900 square foot custom built log and stone home. Splendidly situated on a high ridge in a quiet community in Monroe County, West Virginia. Located near I64 and US 460, this home is great for those relocating or commuting.

-1,900 +/- square foot vintage hand-hewn log home
-130 +/- deeded acres by professional survey
-3 bedrooms, 2 full baths with a total of 7 rooms
-30 minutes to the New River and Bluestone Lake
-30 x 60 2-stall detached garage with insulated walls, concrete floors, and metal roof
-One of Monroe Countys most beautiful country estates
-Humphreys Run, a blueline stream and a tributary of Indian Creek, flows through the --property for about mile
-All mineral rights in title will convey
-Two drilled wells on property
-Modern survey is on record
-Split-rail fencing in place
-Farmland management increases carrying capacity and extends the grazing season
-Rich and diverse resident wildlife population unrivaled in the region
-Minutes to historic Union, Peterstown, and an easy drive to Lewisburgs jet airport
-Dynamic forest with some old growth trees estimated to be 200-300 years old
-Patches of forest intertwine with the farm fields 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
-Superior access by state maintained paved roads FedEx, UPS and USPS delivery
-Cell phone coverage is very good, depending on provider
-Graveled private driveway through the property leading to the home
-Darkest of skies with little light pollution for star-planet gazing & astrophotography
-Sedges, rushes, ferns, songbirds, frogs, turtles, & crawdads populate the small wetlands
-Located in historic Monroe County just 15 minutes to Union, the county seat
-Timber species include beautiful oaks, black walnut, poplar, 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
-Agricultural grasses coupled with the forest produce life-giving Oxygen and sequester Carbon dioxide
-Spectacular long-range views
-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 Justamere Farm provide exceptional quality of life values


-Custom built in 2009
-2-story vintage hand-hewn log and native stone
-1,900 +/- sq. ft.
-Large covered front and back porches
-Exterior: log and stone home constructed from vintage hand-hewn logs that came from old log home and native stone
-Foam insulation sprayed between logs and crawl space
-Roof: Cedar shake shingles from Canada
-Foundation: block and concrete with pillars
-Heating Air Conditioning: electric heat pump and forced air electric furnace updated in 2021
-Large native field stone wood-burning fireplaces providing heat to four rooms
-Walnut fireplace mantels crafted from logs at house site
-Open concept design
-Large kitchen with custom-built hickory cabinetry and granite countertops
-Large kitchen island with granite top
-Flooring: hardwood and ceramic tile
-Walls: logs and drywall
-All doors are solid wood knotty Alder from Oregon
-First floor large master bedroom
-Large 4-piece master bath with granite countertop
-Walk-in closets
-Porch beams constructed of cherry
-Main floor sq. ft. = 1,187 +/-
-Upper floor sq. ft. = 638 +/-
-Crawlspace sq. ft. = 432 +/-
-Total rooms = 7
-3 bedrooms
-2 full baths (main floor and upstairs)
-Appliances to convey = refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, dryer, washer, and Elmira -Stove Works reproduction of antique wood stove with 4 gas burners and 2 electric -radiant elements
-Front porch: 10 x 18
-Back porch: 10 x 52
-30 x 60 2-car detached garage with insulated walls, concrete floors, metal roof, and a 16 x 20 light filled room
-Gravel driveway
-Long distant mountain views

Room Dimensions:

Living Room = 17 x 18
Kitchen/Dining = 18 x 24
Laundry = 5 x 6
Bedroom 1 = 16 x 16 (Main)
Bathroom = 6 x 14 (Main)
Bedroom 2 = 12 x 12 (Upper)
Bedroom 3 = 13 x 18 (Upper)
Bathroom 2 = 6 x 8 (Upper)

Water: Two wells on property
Sewer: private septic system
Electricity: onsite MonPower
Telephone: onsite service available landline phone installed but not in use
Internet: Available from Frontier or satellite provider
Cellphone Coverage: coverage is very good, pending provider

Humphreys Run, a blueline stream and a tributary of Indian Creek, flows through the property for about mile. This stream should have regular water flow, especially during periods of rainfall and snow melt.

All rights in title will be conveyed by the owners.

The property was surveyed in January 1998, and the metes and bounds description from that survey are shown in the owners deed. A plat prepared from that survey is recorded in DB 217 at page 712. The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre.

The property is accessed from US 219 by Humphreys Run Road.

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.

Deed Information: DB 286 Pg. 287
Monroe County, West Virginia

Acreage: 130.44 acres +/-

Real Estate Tax ID/Acreage/Taxes:
Monroe County (32), West Virginia
Springfield District (5)
Tax Map 21 Parcel 40; Class 2

2022 Real Estate Taxes: $1348.06

Justamere Farm consists of about 10 acres of cleared land, currently being used for grazing cattle.

The property has about 4 acres in the home grounds and surrounding open area. There are several fields that total to nearly 10 acres. The balance of the property is in various stages of forestland containing about 117 acres.

(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 aerial photography utilized.)

Justamere Farm offers matchless recreational opportunities. The farm offers numerous soft recreational activities.

Nature viewing is first in line of recreational activities. Attentive wildlife management has been geared not to just game animals. Equal consideration has been extended to increasing the numbers and diversity of species including neo-tropical songbirds, butterflies, turtles, frogs, rabbits, chipmunks, dragonflies, owls and hawks.

Stargazing-Planet Observation
Complete darkness can be still be found on areas of the property, thereby affording the opportunity to view the night sky in all its brilliant wonder.

Water-sports enthusiasts will find the nearby New River and Bluestone Lake ideal for swimming, canoeing, fishing, kayaking, tubing, snorkeling, paddle boarding and windsurfing.

Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding and Hiking
The gently laying land may be used for conventional and mountain biking, hiking or horseback riding.

Shooting-sports devotees find all the land and privacy needed to enjoy:

Justamere Farm has internal roads and several forest trails that are perfect for experiencing the property from an ATV or UTV. These exciting machines handle the wide variety terrain.

Dirt bikes can also be a lot of fun and they come in all sizes and horsepower to fit anyone who enjoys being on two wheels.

Hunting is a first-class experience. White tail deer, black bear, red/gray fox, bobcat, wild turkey, grouse, duck, squirrel, raccoon, fox and rabbit make up the resident wildlife population.

Detailed Maps

Community Information

Address:490 Humphreys Run Rd, Union, WV 24983
Zip Code:24983


Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Year Built:2009
Construction: Log
Exterior: Log
Roof: Shingles - Shake
Foundation: Block, Concrete, Pillars
Garage: Detached
Garage Stall: 2

Features / Amenities

Items to Convey: Clothes Dryer, Clothes Washer, Dishwasher, Freezer, Microwave, Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Wood burning Stove
Countertops Bath: Granite Counters
Countertops Kitchen: Granite Counters
Flooring: Ceramic Tile, Hardwood
Recreational Feature: ATV, Camping, Fishing, Hunting
Air Conditioning: Central Air
Heating: Electric Heat Pump, Forced Air
Total Rooms:7

Property Features

Lot Size: 130 Acres
Lot Dimensions:Sold by boundary not acre
View: Mountain
Sewer: Septic
Water: Well
Directions:From Union: 7.6 miles +/- (15 minutes +/-) From the Courthouse in Union travel US 219 South 7.2 miles; turn left onto Humphreys Run Road; travel 3/10 mile to enter the property.

Tax and Financial Info

Taxes: $1,348.06
Tax Year: 2022



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