This is where WV’s best hometown and one of the most beautiful cities, the City of Spencer is located! Endowed with natural beauty, Roane County also boasts of low crime rate, cost of living, utility rates and property taxes. But what sets it apart will be the hard-working, educated and friendly people here, who strive to create attractive and greatly liveable communities that make a difference!
Located in the west-central portion, just 50 miles northeast to Charleston, the capital city of Mountain State is Roane County, where the heavily forested city of Spencer sits. You will find quiet streets, comforting presence of families in the parks and enchanting roadside diners serving delicious southern Appalachian food here. It is home to various recreational and historic attractions. The Black Walnut Festival, a 4-day event of parades, walnut-themed activities, crafts and cuisine, held during each fall draws crowd from different parts of the world! The Sweepstakes at the end offers prizes for the largest and finest quality home-grown black walnuts and hickory nuts. The kids will love the Grand Parade and carnival rides. There will be live street music, flea market, quilt show and contest, car show and livestock display.
Quality of public spaces enjoyed by the communities is exceptional. The signature one is Charles Fork Lake that has 21 miles of trails along pristine Appalachian and the lake famed for its world-class walleye, musky and bass fishing. Here’s the exciting event of Tour de Lake Mountain Bike Race is held! Camping sites and picnic pavilion are also provided for your convenience. Head towards the coolest inner-city trails located downtown is Ben’s Run for an afternoon hike or weekend mountain biking. It features a winery at one end and city-pool and Washington Park at the other with a beautiful stream, quaint bridge and challenging rock gardens strewn in between. Picnic with family or enjoy soccer or other sports at Griffith Park. Another such place is Heritage Park.
Prominent among the historical gems is McIntosh Mansion, that has unique architectural features and incorporated latest technology. Heritage Museum is a wonderful place as is Veteran’s Memorials at Heritage Park which reflects the county’s dedication to honor the veterans.
Schooling is excellent and Spencer Elementary, Middle and Roane County High Schools are reputable. Higher education is facilitated by Roane State Community College, University of Charleston etc. Healthcare system is exceptional at the able hands of medical personnel at Roane General Hospital.
Thrift stores and Walmart Supercenter cater to all your needs. Weekends call for fine dining at La Finca, Crabby Patti, Queen Bee and many more. For casual dining, there is Pizzas and Cream, Wendy’s and more.
It is indeed a wonderful place to live and do business. Settling in this haven will be the best decision you make! Contact NewHomeSource to browse for your new home and make it doubly best!