LINDEN AVENUE HOMEPLACE

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Agent Contact:
Randy S. Burdette, 304.667.2897

OVERVIEW

Linden Ave. Homeplace is located on the Greenbrier County side of the Town of Alderson. Beautiful restored late 1890’s two story home on a nice level lot and easy walking distance to the Greenbrier River. Wonderful 3-bedroom, 1.5 bath 2 story home situated on 2 lots. This charming home offers a brand-new updated kitchen with lots of new oak cabinetry, stainless appliances, Corian counters, and ceramic floors. The home also has a large dining room with hardwood floors, a nice family room and a large living room. The upstairs features 3 bedrooms all with hardwood floors and nice size closets. There is also huge attic storage space. Both bathrooms have also been remodeled. The full bathroom features a marble walk-in shower with high end fixtures. The home also has a covered rear porch that is great for entertaining. The property also has a shuffleboard court, horseshoe pit, kid’s playground area, a covered side porch, and a nice outbuilding with a shed to give you storage.

ATTRIBUTES AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • Recent remolding and updates
  • Move in ready condition
  • Outstanding oak flooring, cabinetry and more
  • Wonderful, covered side porch that is almost a living quarter in the summertime.
  • Two stories
  • Wonderful modern kitchen with built in dishwasher and ample storage in beautiful oak cabinets.
  • Two modern Amana heat pumps, one for each level
  • Modern Amana forced air furnace.
  • Near the Greenbrier River
  • Walking distance to historic depot and Amtrak service
  • Total approx. sq. ft. 1563
  • 8 total rooms
  • 3+ bedrooms (another possible small main level bedroom)
  • Beautiful wide crown molding
  • Victorian golden oak staircase
  • Ceiling fans through out much of the home
  • 1.5 bath (half bath on the upper level)
  • Master bath has marble shower
  • Central Heat and Air condition
  • Metal roof
  • Propane water heater
  • Main level laundry room with storage
  • Great workshop/mancave
  • Privacy fencing
  • Covered porch type swing in the lawn
  • Mature trees and landscaping
  • Concrete patio area
  • Small partial utilitarian basement
  • Large spacious rooms on both levels
  • Excellent lawn for children to play
  • Shuffleboard court
  • Stately structure with Victorian period accents
  • Close to the route of WV’s largest and best Independence Day celebration parade
  • Close to the route of the annual Christmas parade
  • Walking distance to City Hall and the Post Office
  • FedEx and UPS delivery location
  • Beautiful woodwork through out the home
  • Close walking distance to historic structures and beautiful buildings – Alderson’s Store, The Woodson Prince warehouse, the pharmacy, the Alderson RR depot, the beautiful Old Victorian B & B, Town Hall, and the Alderson Memorial Bridge, and the Alderson Mini Park
  • Convenient location to Camp Cupcake FPC at Alderson

HOME DIMENSIONS

Room Name   Level   L x W

Foyer              Main     5 x 7
Kitchen           Main     12 x 12
Living Room    Main    17 x 17
Dining Room   Main    12 x 17
Family Room  Main    9 x 12
Master Bath    Main    12 x 9

UPPER LEVEL

Master Bedroom   Upper        17 x 13
Bedroom 2           Upper        13 x 8
Bedroom 3           Upper        17 x 11
Bathroom 2 (half)        Upper  4 x 16

EXTERIOR    

Covered porch          14 x 18
Deck                          5 x 24
Patio                           11 x 30

Workshop/Mancave   14 x 20

LOCATION

Google Coordinates: 37.725512°(N), -80.639204°(W)
Address: 327 Linden Ave, Alderson, WV 24910
Elevation: 1535 ft. +/-

UTILITIES

Water: Town of Alderson
Sewer: Town of Alderson
Electricity: Mon Power
Telephone: Frontier, Suddenlink, Countrymen,
Internet: Excellent Suddenlink, Frontier, Countrymen and others are available
Cellphone Coverage: Excellent. Multiple carriers available

ACCESS/FRONTAGE

The property fronts on Linden Avenue in the town of Alderson.

ZONING

There are currently some zoning regulations in the town of Alderson. All prospective purchasers are encouraged to contact the Alderson town government for answers to zoning and land use concerns. Alderson City Hall may be reached via phone at 304-445-2916

DEED and TAX INFORMATION

Deed Information: DB 544 PG 198

Greenbrier County, West Virginia
Acreag: Lots 20 & 21 Riverview Addition (4/10 acre +/- by calculation)

Real Estate Tax ID/Acreage/Taxes:
Greenbrier County (13), West Virginia
Alderson Corp (1)
Tax Map 6 Parcels 476 & 477 RIVERVIEW ADD.; Class 2;

2020 Real Estate Taxes: $234.42

PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Greenbrier County School District

Public Elementary School:
Alderson Elementary School

Public Middle School:
Eastern Greenbrier Middle School

Public High School:
Greenbrier East High School

SURROUNDING AREA

THE AREA

The Town of Alderson, affectionately known as the “Gem of the Hills” is tucked away in the lush Greenbrier Valley of southern West Virginia. It is situated along the beautiful Greenbrier River and includes both Greenbrier and Monroe Counties.

In 1763, the nearby Muddy Creek settlements were destroyed by Shawnee Indians under Chief Cornstalk and it was not until 1777 that the town was settled by “Elder” John Alderson, a frontier missionary for whom the town was named. It was here he founded the first Baptist church in the Greenbrier Valley and later a Baptist seminary that was later moved north to become Alderson-Broaddus College at Philippi, WV.

The Federal Reformatory for Women, the first federal prison for women, was established here in 1927. The town is renowned for its annual Independence Day festival, which was acknowledged by West Virginia Living Magazine as the state’s “Best Independence Day Celebration” in 2012.

Alderson, WV, today is largely a residential community with retail establishments in its downtown historic district. These serve the many camps and vacation homes along the Greenbrier River and tourists visiting the surrounding countryside. Commerce and property values are increasing as a result of increased tourism and the sheer beauty of the river and surrounding farms. Alderson itself contains many fine homes from the turn of the 20th Century, many of which are in mint condition, never having been altered from their well-tended, original appearance.

The town of Alderson has been an active community for generations. Boasting the largest and most popular 4th of July day parade in the state is hosted by the Town of Alderson. Alderson’s amenities include churches, elementary school, motel, bank, Dollar General, Family Dollar, gas/convenience stores, medical clinic, pharmacy, and restaurants. Alderson 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 Alderson is also home to “Camp Cupcake”, the minimum-security federal prison where Martha Stewart spent her vacation.

Lewisburg, which is the Greenbrier County seat, was voted the Coolest Small Town in American and is just a 20-minute drive to the thriving downtown historic district. The downtown boasts a year-round live theatre, Carnegie Hall, a new $3MM library, several fabulous restaurants, antique shops, and boutiques. There is also a modern hospital and all attendant medical facilities along with all the big box stores. Several new schools have been built in the area.

The Greenbrier County Airport, which has WV’s longest runway, is located just 25 minutes away and has daily flights to Chicago and Washington DC. The world-famous Greenbrier Resort is 25 minutes’ drive and Snowshoe Ski Resort is about 2 hours’ drive. Blacksburg, Virginia (Vtech) is about 90 minutes away, Roanoke, Virginia, is 120 minutes, DC is 4 hours and Charlotte, North Carolina is 3.5 hours away.

Just 30 minutes to Sandstone Falls, Bluestone Lake, Bluestone State Park, and Pipestem Resort, the surrounding area offers unlimited soft recreational activities including white water rafting, golfing, fishing, camping, hiking, bird watching and rock climbing. Snow skiing at the Winterplace Resort is less than an hour away. In 10 minutes, you can catch the Amtrak train in Alderson and ride to the Greenbrier Resort, Chicago, or New York City. The Beckley Airport is just 45 minutes away. The new 10,000-acre Boy Scout high adventure camp is an hour’s drive, and the 14,000-acre Wildlife Management Area is just across the river at Bull Falls.

WATER RESOURCES

THE GREENBRIER RIVER

The lower Greenbrier River possesses the excitement of life on one of the nation’s great wild rivers. The focus of a vast outdoor-recreation destination, it flows untamed out of the lofty Alleghenies, attracting anglers, paddlers, and naturalists from across the globe.

At 162 miles long, the Greenbrier is the longest undammed river left in the Eastern United States. It is primarily used for recreational pursuits and well known for its fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and floating opportunities. Its upper reaches flow through the Monongahela National Forest, and it is paralleled for 77 miles by the Greenbrier River Trail, a rail-trail that runs between the communities of Cass and North Caldwell.

It has always been a valuable water route, with many of the important cities in the watershed being established river ports. The river gives the receiving waters of the New River an estimated 30% of its water volume. Over three-fourths of the watershed is an extensive karstic (cavern system), which supports fine trout fishing, cave exploration, and recreation. Many important festivals and public events are held along the river throughout the watershed.

The Greenbrier is formed at Durbin in northern Pocahontas County by the confluence of the East Fork Greenbrier River and the West Fork Greenbrier River, both of which are short streams rising at elevations exceeding 3,300 feet and flowing for their entire lengths in northern Pocahontas County. From Durbin the Greenbrier flows generally south-southwest through Pocahontas, Greenbrier and Summers Counties, past several communities including Cass, Marlinton, Hillsboro, Ronceverte, Fort Spring, Alderson, and Hinton, where it flows into the New River.

Along most of its course, the Greenbrier accommodated the celebrated Indian warpath known as the Seneca Trail (Great Indian Warpath). From the vicinity of present-day White Sulphur Springs, the Trail followed Anthony’s Creek down to the Greenbrier near the present Pocahontas-Greenbrier County line. It then ascended the River to the vicinity of Hillsboro and Droop Mountain and made its way through present Pocahontas County by way of future Marlinton, Indian Draft Run, and Edray.

THE NEW RIVER AND BLUESTONE LAKE

Nearby, in about a 25-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 striped bass, and muskie are all common species of fish found in the New River and Bluestone Lake.

Bluestone Lake is over 2000 acres at the 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.

Lewisburg, which is the Greenbrier County seat, was voted the Coolest Small Town in American and is just a 35-minute drive to the thriving downtown historic district. The downtown boasts a year-round live theatre, Carnegie Hall, a new $3MM library, several fabulous restaurants, antique shops, and boutiques. There is also a modern hospital and all attendant medical facilities along with all the big box stores. Several new schools have been built in the area.

REGIONAL INFORMATION