301 CHESTNUT AVENUE
ALDERSON, WV

Well kept, one owner, quality construction, ranch home on large double lot in historic Alderson


Address
Alderson, West Virginia 
Price :
149900  
ID :
388  

Agent Contact:
(304) 645–7674


HIGHLIGHTS

  • Well kept, one owner, quality construction, built in 1992.
  • Large level double lot of .91 acres +/-
  • The lot gets full sun with ample space for large garden.
  • Low maintenance with metal roof and brick siding.
  • Offering convenience to all town amenities.
  • Neighborhood is quite and well established
  • Brand new heat pump will be installed prior to closing.
  • New metal roof installed in 2010.
  • Screened in porch with view across the large yard and adjoining field.
  • Large double garage

HOME INFORMATION

Ranch Style Home
2241 Gross sq. ft.+/-
Living Space:  1541’  sq. ft. +/-
Garage: 727 sq. ft. +/-

Total Rooms: 9
Bedrooms: 3
Total Bathrooms: 2 3/4
Full Bathrooms: 2
¾ Bathrooms: 1

Living Room: 11′ x 26’
Eat-In Kitchen: 10′ x 11′
Den: 12’x16’
Master Bedroom:  11’x12’
Master Bath:  5’x8’
Bedroom 1:  11’x12’
Bedroom 2:  11’x11’
Hall Bath:  7’x8’
3/4 Bathroom: 6’x7’
Screened Back Porch: 11′ x 4′
Crawlspace
Attic for storage

Garage Type:  Attached two-car 21’x29’

Lot size: 0.91+/- acres

Foundation: Block
Exterior:  Brick
Roof:  Metal
Date of Roof: 2010
Floor: Carpet, Vinyl
Heat:  New electric heat pump to be installed before closing
Air-conditioning: Central – Heat pump
Water: City
Sewer:  City
Hot water: Electric
Electric: 200 amp service

Items to Convey: dishwasher, stove, refrigerator, washer, dryer, new heat pump (to be installed before closing)

UTILITIES

Electric – Mon Power
Landline Phone – Frontier
Internet – High speed, Frontier
Cable TV – Frontier/Dish
Water – City of Alderson
Sewer – City of Alderson
Trash Pickup – Curbside
Cell phone coverage is excellent in this area.
USPS and Overnight Couriers deliver to the area

OUTBUILDING

8’x12 storage buildingis located near the back right-hand corner of the yard. This is a nice building!

THE SURROUNDING AREA

301 Chestnut Avenue is supported with a great community known for its friendly residents and laidback lifestyle. The largest and most popular 4th of July day parade in the state is hosted by the Town of Alderson, WV.  Alderson’s amenities include churches, elementary school, grocery store, hardware/farm supply store, motel, bank, Dollar General, gas/convenience stores, medical clinic and restaurants.  Alderson, West Virginia is located along the Greenbrier River in Greenbrier County and Monroe County, incorporated in 1881. Alderson was originally settled in 1777 by “Elder” John Alderson, a frontier missionary for whom the town is named, who organized the first Baptist church in the Greenbrier Valley. In 1763, the nearby Muddy Creek settlements were destroyed by Shawnee Indians under Chief Cornstalk. Alderson is the location of the historic Federal Reformatory for Women, opened in 1927, the first Federal prison for women. During the early 1900s, Alderson became a hub of higher education in the state. It was home to three separate institutions of higher education, including the Alderson Academy and Junior College, which eventually was integrated into Alderson–Broaddus College in 1932.  Alderson is also home to “Camp Cupcake”, the minimum security federal prison where Martha Stewart spent her vacation.

The Greenbrier Valley and surrounding area is richly blessed with a wide array of cultural events that keep life in the valley interesting and satisfying. A year round live theatre, Carnegie Hall (one of four in the USA), fine dining, art galleries and boutiques make up the thriving downtown historic district in Lewisburg.

Lewisburg is also the county seat of Greenbrier County and home to the WV Osteopathic Medical School (800 students) and the New River Community and Technical College. The area is a strong economic generator with a solid workforce employed in county/state government, tourism, hospitality, education, retail, construction, wood products, mining and agriculture.

In 2011, Lewisburg was named Coolest Small Town in America and is just a 25 minute drive to complete shopping, churches, schools, medical-dental facilities, fine dining, and a modern hospital. The airport, with the longest runway in the state is just 10 minutes away and has daily flights to Atlanta and Washington DC.

The world renowned 4-Star Greenbrier Resort, home of the PGA tour, is a 30 minute drive. Several other area golf courses are available in the area. Rock climbing, ziplining, horseback riding and the 100 + mile long Hatfield-McCoy ATV trail makes for a very active recreation area.

GREENBRIER RIVER AND RIVER TRAIL

The lazy Greenbrier River flows through the Town of Alderson, separating Greenbrier and Monroe counties. The Greenbrier River is 173 miles long is the last free flowing river east of the Mississippi. It is an excellent river to float or canoe and is well known for its large and small mouth bass fishing. It is the gateway to water recreation and fun as it is at most times lazy and easy to navigate.

The Greenbrier River is formed by the confluence of the East Fork Greenbrier River and the West Fork Greenbrier River in the town of Durbin, West Virginia. From Durbin the Greenbrier River flows southwesterly through Pocahontas, Greenbrier, Monroe, and Summers Counties. It flows through several communities including Cass, Marlinton, Hillsboro, Ronceverte, Fort Spring, Alderson, and Hinton. The Greenbrier River joins the New River in the town of Hinton, West Virginia.

The property is a 30 minutes ride to the Greenbrier River Trial and is operated by the West Virginia State Parks. The trail is a 77-mile long former railroad, now used for hiking, bicycling, ski-touring, horseback-riding, and wheel-chair use. The trail passes through numerous small towns and traverses 35 bridges and 2 tunnels as it winds its way along the valley. Most of the trail is adjacent to the free-flowing Greenbrier River and is surrounded by peaks of the Allegheny Mountains.

THE NEW RIVER AND BLUESTONE LAKE

301 Chestnut Avenue is a 30 minute drive to the New River and 2000 acre Bluestone Lake at Hinton. The New River is the second oldest river in the world, preceded only by the Nile; it is the oldest river in North America. The New River is unique because it begins in Blowing Rock, N.C. and flows north through Virginia into West Virginia. The Nile and Amazon are the only other major rivers that also flow north. Year after year, it produces more citation fish than any other warm water river in WV. Smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, crappie, catfish, sunfish, hybrid stripped bass, and muskie are all common species of fish found in the New River and Bluestone Lake.

Bluestone Lake is over 2000 acres at summer pool and is the state’s third largest body of water. Great hunting and fishing opportunities abound at the 17,632 acre Bluestone Wildlife Area adjacent to the park and nearby Camp Creek State Forest.

TAXES AND ZONING

Property taxes for the 2015 tax year were $759.12. The parcel is listed in Alderson Corporation tax district, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, on Tax Map 6, parcel 10. The deed for the property is found in Deed Book 407, at page 840.

301 Chestnut Avenue is located within the city limits of the Town of Alderson, and may be subject to city zoning ordinances.

 

Directions

From Alderson, at intersection of Rt. 63 and Rt. 12, travel Rt. 12 north 2/10 mile. At convenience store, turn left onto Chestnut Avenue. Travel Chestnut Avenue 1/3 mile, property is on right.

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