Commercial building on .44 +/- acre at Beaver, WV, provides multiple business opportunities

Agent Contact:
Bill Zimmerman, 304-667-7026

In the heart of the busy area of Beaver, West Virginia, is a business opportunity that is rarely found. This building has endless uses: general contractor shop, plumbing shop, electrical shop, automotive repair, body shop, wholesale store, retail store, equipment rental, bicycle shop, welding machine shop, lawn care, ATV repair or sales, woodworking shop and many, many other options. With the high ceilings it will accommodate large trucks. The building is equipped with air, 3-phase electric service, natural gas heat, two bathrooms – one with a walk-in shower, upstairs office space, and a work area equipped with two utility sinks. The building is completely insulated and wrapped with white metal for a bright work environment.  This building was built with “getting the job done” perfection.  There is plenty of room to grow on both sides of the building making it a prime opportunity.


  • Large 30′ x 60′ metal building
  • .44 acre +/-
  • Large garage door
  • 18′ ceilings
  • Three walk-in doors
  • 9′ x 25′ office space
  • 8′ x 9′ bathroom with shower
  • 6′ x 8′ 1/2 bathroom
  • 8′ x 12′ work area with 2 sinks
  • Fully insulated
  • Air lines
  • Natural gas heat
  • 3-phase electric service
  • 220/110 electric lines are enclosed in conduit
  • Outlets throughout the building
  • Located in the busy area of Beaver, West Virginia
  • Just 5 minutes from I-64
  • Just seconds from WV Rt. 3
  • Water hydrant just outside
  • Plenty of room for expansion


Google Coordinates: 37.749542°(N), -81.143539°(W)
Address: 135 3rd Street, Beaver, WV 25813
Elevation: 2140 ft. +/-

Drive Times

Highway and Towns
I-64 Beaver – Airport Road Exit 125: 5 minutes
Beckley: 5 minutes
Hinton: 40 minutes
Princeton: 45 minutes

Raleigh County Memorial Airport: 10 minutes

Bluestone Lake: 40 minutes
Bluestone State Park: 40 minutes
Camp Creek State Park & Forest: 30 minutes
Glade Springs Resort: 15 minutes
Grandview National Park: 10 minutes
Lake Stephens: 30 minutes
Little Beaver State Park: 10 minutes
New River Gorge National Park and Preserve Sandstone Visitor Center: 20 minutes
Pipestem Resort State Park: 50 minutes
Summit Bechtel Reserve: 30 minutes
Twin Falls Resort State Park: 40 minutes
Winterplace Ski Resort: 20 minutes


From I-64 Beaver – Airport Road Exit 125: 2.1 Miles +/- (approximately 5 minutes)

At the end of the exit ramps, turn toward Beaver (away from Tudor’s and the Shell Station); travel about 1.5 miles to the intersection at McDonald’s and Walgreen’s; turn right onto Rt 3 West / US 19 North; travel ½ mile; turn left onto 3rd Street (across from the parking lot of the Honey Badger Country Store); travel almost to the end of the street; the dark grey building with white doors is on the left just before the Beaver Fire Department buildings.


Both deeds for the property state that the owners acquired Surface Only ownership. All minerals and mineral rights have been excepted and reserved in prior deeds.


The property was acquired by the current owners by two deeds. There are metes and bounds descriptions in both deeds. The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre.


Water: Public
Sewer: Public
Electricity: On site
Natural Gas:  On site
Telephone:  On site
Internet:  On site
Cellphone Coverage:  Excellent


The property is accessed by 3rd Street in Beaver.


Raleigh County has some zoning and subdivision regulations. All prospective buyers should consult the Town and County Governments and also the Health Department for regulations.


Deed Information: Deed Roll 13 Pg. 1798 and Deed Book 5018 Pg. 5112
Raleigh County, West Virginia

Acreage: 0.44 acre +/-

Real Estate Tax ID/Acreage/Taxes:
Raleigh County (41), West Virginia
Shady Spring District (8)
Tax Map 1003 Parcels 105.1 and 106; Class 3

2023 Real Estate Taxes: $157.16


Raleigh County School District

Public Elementary School:
Shady Spring Elementary School

Public Middle School:
Shady Spring Middle School

Public High School:
Shady Spring High School

Private Schools: Greater Beckley Christian School (K-12), Mabscott Christian Academy (K-12), Saint Francis DeSales Catholic School (K-8), Victory Baptist Academy (K-12)

Higher Education:
West Virginia University (Beckley Campus); Appalachian Bible College (Bradley); Concord University (Beaver Campus); Bluefield State College (Beaver Campus); Erma Byrd Higher Education Center; Southern West Virginia Community College (Beckley Campus)


Interstate expressways I-77 and I-64 converge at nearby Beckley. More than 418,000 vehicles are calculated to travel the interstate system around the city daily. Approximate hourly drive times to regional U.S. cities include Charleston, W.Va., 1; Morgantown, W.Va., 2.30; Columbus, Ohio, 3.75; Pittsburgh, Pa., 3.5; Cincinnati, Ohio, 4; Charlottesville, Va., 3; Richmond, Va., 4; Winston-Salem, N.C., 2.5; Charlotte, N.C.: 3.5; and Washington, D.C., 5.

The Beckley-Raleigh County Memorial Airport is a 10 minute drive. An hour’s drive farther, Yeager Airport, at Charleston, is the largest and busiest flight-service center in the region, while the Greenbrier Valley Airport, at Lewisburg, provides flight options to Atlanta and Washington.

There is an Amtrak passenger station at Prince which provides direct access to Washington, Chicago, and New York City.


Three hospitals, including a Veterans Administration Medical Center, serve the Beckley area along with numerous clinics and healthcare centers. State medical centers at Charleston and Morgantown are an hour’s drive and a three-hour drive from Beckley. Several medical and emergency care clinics serve Beckley, while the area’s moderate climate and access to trails, gymnasiums, and athletic centers support healthy living. The nearest hospital to the tract, Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital, is a nine-mile drive.


Beckley is the higher-education center of southern West Virginia and is notably the site of the southern campus of West Virginia University. The university’s Institute of Technology and New River Community & Technical College both maintain campuses at Beckley, and Concord University and Bluefield State College courses are accommodated at the Irma Byrd Center at Beaver. Appalachian Bible College is also located nearby at Bradley.


Nearby Beckley is a dining and retail hub and the commercial center of southern West Virginia. It boasts many national dining and retail establishments and unique local venues. The powerhouse is a drive of about 10 minutes from Beckley’s principal retail and restaurant district. Other remarkable independent dining venues cluster at Charleston, Fayetteville, and Lewisburg.

Independent local retail stores of note include a variety of outdoor recreation outfitters as well as several culturally significant boutiques, antiques, and collectibles stores.


Beaver is located near the center of southern West Virginia on the outskirts of the City of Beckley, the largest city in the southern section of the state with a population of more than 16,000 residents, according to the 2020 Census. Beckley serves a market area of approximately 250,000 residents. It is also at the center of the New River Gorge region, the destination of more than three million annual tourists, according to estimates by the Southern West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau. Surrounding the newly established New River Gorge National Park & Preserve, the region is undergoing a revolutionary economic change. Since the designation of the national park in 2021, it has become a swift-growing location for outdoor recreation and heritage tourism.

The City of Beckley

The nearest municipality, Beckley, with a population of more than 17,000 residents, is among the largest cities in West Virginia and is the commercial center of the southern state. The city is the seat of Raleigh County, with a population of approximately 80,000. Beckley is the home of two hospitals and a Veterans Administration Medical Center. Many national chain stores and restaurants operate in the center and in adjacent communities.

Glade Springs

A gated community with an exclusive resort, Glade Springs has been an anchor for leisure living in West Virginia since its establishment in 1973. Glade is home to an estimated 1,500 residents, a quarter of whom live there seasonally; the 4,100-acre community boasts three world-class golf courses and a country-club environment.


The ski resort Winterplace is a drive of approximately 20 minutes from the property. The resort boasts nine lifts, 27 trails, night skiing, a snow-tubing park, and a new terrain park. Adjoining I-77, it’s easily accessible for millions of skiers from the southeastern U.S. and markets itself as “Where the South learns to ski!”

Little Beaver State Park

One of the most community-driven parks in the state park system, Little Beaver is a favorite local destination for fishing, hiking, biking, and camping. A drive of 10 minutes from the property accommodates easy access to outdoor recreation when national park facilities may be crowded. The park includes 18-acre Little Beaver Lake, ideal for flatwater kayaking, and a 46-site campground open year-round.

New River Gorge National Park and Preserve

America’s newest national park, the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve approaches within four miles of the property. The park has dramatically influenced the economic outlook of the region. Tourism officials estimate visitor traffic has more than doubled since the park was established two years ago. It may best be known as a destination for hiking, biking, rock climbing, and whitewater rafting, though the immediate area is also highly regarded for fishing and hunting.

Grandview (National Park Area)

One of the chief destinations in the park, Grandview is named for its panoramic clifftop views of the New River Gorge. The gorge here is at its widest and deepest. The main overlook is among the most visited locations in the park. Since 1974, the summer outdoor dramas “Honey in the Rock” and “Hatfields & McCoys” have attracted visitors to its Cliffside Amphitheatre.

Glade Creek Trails  (National Park Area)

Maintained by the National Park Service, the Glade Creek trail system includes more than 15 miles of forest trails that shadow the creek and visit wetlands, waterfalls, and some of the most remote reaches in the national park. Glade is also a beloved trout stream, and its swimming holes are popular in summer. Back-country trails wander into forest that many visitors have yet to explore.


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