COMER COMMERCIAL BUILDING U.S. RT. 219, LINDSIDE, WEST VIRGINIA
Richard Grist, 304-645-7674
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- Comer Commercial Building is located on the corner of U. S. Rt. 219 and White Oak Drive in Lindside, Monroe County, West Virginia
- 1,000 +/- sq. ft. building, previously used as retail antique store
- City water and sewer
- Electric, phone and internet
- 1/2 Bath
- Minutes to historic Peterstown and Union and an easy drive to Roanoke’s jet airport
- Lewisburg Airport, just a 60 minute drive, provides jet service to Chicago and Dulles
- 60 minutes to the world renowned 4-star Greenbrier Resort
- Surrounded by large farms and timber tracts in a nice rural neighborhood
- Superior access by state maintained paved roads – FedEx, UPS and USPS delivery
- Cell phone coverage is excellent to spotty in most areas with 4G service
- Darkest of skies with little light pollution for star-planet gazing & astrophotography
- Located in peaceful Monroe County just 10 minutes to Union, the county seat
Google Coordinates: 37.453041°(N), -80.670827°(W)
Address: 8611 Seneca Trail, Lindside, WV 24951
Elevation: 2012 ft. +/-
- 10 minutes to Peterstown
- 30 minutes to Princeton
- 25 minutes to Union
- 45 minutes to Mercer County Airport, Bluefield
- 50 minutes to Blacksburg, VA and Virginia Tech
- 50 minutes to Lewisburg
- 60 minutes to Greenbrier Valley Airport, Lewisburg
- 70 minutes to Beckley
- 70 minutes to Raleigh County Memorial Airport, Beckley
- 10 minutes to Fountain Springs Golf Course
- 40 minutes to Bluestone Lake, Hinton
- 50 minutes to Pipestem Resort State Park
BOUNDARIES AND SURVEY
The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre.
Cellphone Coverage: Good with 4G
The property has about 134 feet of frontage on Seneca Trail US 19, and about 290 feet of frontage on White Oak Drive.
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 and TAX INFORMATION
Deed Information: DB 285 Pg. 38
Monroe County, West Virginia
Acreage: 0.6 acre +/-
Real Estate Tax ID/Acreage/Taxes:
Monroe County (32), West Virginia
Red Sulphur District (3)
Tax Map 24A Parcels 11 and 12; Class 3
2022 Real Estate Taxes: $120.60
Comer Commercial Building is located in the unincorporated community of Lindside. Lindside is located on U.S. Route 219, northeast of Peterstown. The name Lindside was derived from linden, a type of tree, according to local history. Lindside is home to James Monroe High School and the Monroe County Technical Center. Lindside offers a skilled nursing center/transitional care facility, banks, and convenience shopping. Lindside also has a volunteer fire department.
The Town of Peterstown is just a 10-minute drive from Pine Grove Memorial Gardens. Banking, healthcare facilities, drugstore, grocery, hardware, auto parts and farm supply are readily available in Peterstown. The town is on the border with Virginia and Virginia Tech is less than an hour from Peterstown.
Peterstown was chartered in 1803 by the Virginia General Assembly, incorporated in 1892 by the Circuit Court. Peterstown was named for Christian Peters, Revolutionary war soldier, who settled nearby and founded the town shortly after the Revolutionary War. The town is the site of the 1928 discovery of the 34.48 carat (6.896 g) Jones Diamond by Grover C. Jones and his son, William “Punch” Jones.
The charming village of Union, which is the Monroe County seat, and is just a 25-minute drive. Banking, healthcare facilities, drugstore, grocery, hardware, auto parts and farm supply are readily available in nearby Union and Peterstown. There are no fast food restaurants but there are the local restaurants that are great places to meet friends and enjoy a great home cooked meal.
Some of the friendliest people in West Virginia can be found in Monroe County. Monroe County has a population of about 13,000 residents and does not have a stoplight and is populated with more cattle and sheep than people. Monroe County is a special area with interesting folks, both “born and raised” and newer members from many different states. People from all walks of life reside in harmony in this lovely pastoral setting. Located south of Union, near Rock Camp, and west of Blacksburg, VA, the parcel offers those from urban areas the opportunity for a rural retreat well within a half days drive to Washington, DC and Charlotte, NC.
Shortly after Monroe County was created, James Alexander offered 25 acres of land, including a lot for a courthouse which in time became the town of Union. On January 6, 1800, the Virginia Assembly passed an act creating the town of Union. The Monroe County Historical Society preserves several historic structures in the town, including the Caperton Law Office, Owen Neel House, Clark-Wisemen House, Ames Clair Hall, and the Old Baptist Church. The Union Historic District was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.
SALT SULPHUR SPRINGS
Salt Sulphur Springs is located just a few miles north of the property and is a popular wedding venue and is the scene of select community advents.
The area is well known for the healing waters of the numerous “Sulphur Springs”. During the 1800’s and early 1900’s, several “Sulphur Springs Resorts” flourished in the area. Most notably and still in existence are White Sulphur Springs, Warm Springs and, Hot Springs. Others included, Sweet Springs, Blue Sulphur Springs, Red Sulphur Springs, Green Sulphur Springs, Pence Springs and, Sweet Chalybeate Springs.
During the height of wealthy families’ summer treks to the Virginia springs resorts—from roughly 1800 until the Civil War—one popular circuit encompassed “the fountains most strongly impregnated with minerals, heat, fashion, and fame,” according to one chronicler. For those arriving from eastern Virginia and points northeast, the circuit started at Warm Springs northeast of Lewisburg, in the Allegheny Mountains. From there, it ran south and west to the Hot, the White Sulphur, the Sweet, the Salt Sulphur, and the Red Sulphur, then back in the opposite direction.
The “Old Salt” was famed for its three springs: sweet, salt sulphur, and iodine, curative especially for “chronic diseases of the brain” such as headaches.
The main hotel building dates to about 1820. Salt Sulphur Springs Historic District holds one of the largest groupings of pre-Civil War native stone buildings in West Virginia
Historic Lewisburg is located just 50 minutes to the North with all the charm of a small town and all the amenities of a larger city. Designated the “Coolest Small Town in America”, fine dining, arts and entertainment flourish in the Lewisburg area while “big box” stores like Walmart and Lowes are also available along with the Greenbrier Valley Medical Center and other medical services.
Lewisburg is also home to Carnegie Hall, Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the WV School of Osteopathic Medicine, a community college, and is the county seat for Greenbrier County. The Greenbrier Valley Airport with daily flights to Atlanta and Washington, DC is located just outside of Lewisburg. The world famous Greenbrier Resort is 1 hour drive and Snowshoe Ski Resort is within a 2 hour drive as well.
Within an hour to two hour drive are located some of the finest recreational facilities in West Virginia. Snowshoe Ski Resort, whitewater rafting / fishing on the Greenbrier, New River and Gauley River, 2000 acre Bluestone Lake, 919,000 acre Monongahela National Forest and the 80,000 acre New River National Gorge National Park. Five other area state parks and state forests offer unlimited hiking, horseback riding, ATV riding and rock-climbing opportunities.
Monroe County School District
Public Elementary School:
Mountain View Elementary School
Public Middle School:
Mountain View Middle School
Public High School:
James Monroe High School
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From Union, WV: 16.1 miles (approximate 25 minutes)
From the Courthouse in Union; travel US 219 South for 16.1 miles; the property is on the right beside of White Oak Drive.
From Peterstown, WV: 8.5 miles (approximate 12 minutes)
From the Post Office in Peterstown, travel US 219 North for 8.5 miles; the property is on the left beside of White Oak Drive.
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