Custom built yellow brick 1909 Arnold-Whelan Mansion in safe quiet historical neighborhood near Courthouse, Sheriff and Post Office in small county seat of Weston in wild and wonderful West Virginia. Civil War General Thomas 'STONEWALL" Jackson was the great uncle of Jackson Arnold who built the house. A banker and lawyer he was active in the VA and WV legislatures and founded the WV State Police. A total of 7850SF include 7 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a 'ballroom' or play/rec room, 9 fireplaces with carved mantels, huge living and dining rooms, library with inlaid wood floor and central staircase with stained glass windows with seats. Original features are unique stonework, coffered tall ceilings, hardwood flooring, dental molding, wainscoting, columns and massive doors with original hardware. There are three en-suite tiled bathrooms, including in the 'maids quarters', which has a separate stairway. The house has a basement with laundry, gas water heater, gas boiler, insulated windows, built in china cabinets, mature landscaping all around and a freshly painted front porch with 12 white ionic columns.
HVAC is zoned and can be used where needed. Besides full southern passive solar exposure, there are central steam radiator heat, two wood stoves and 4 mini split ductless wall units. The slate and flat metal roof allows for future solar panels.
LOCATION. This property can be used for commercial, residential or office/institutional occupations such as Bed and Breakfast etc. It is situated across the river from the largest stone building in the Americas; the Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. Built in 1853 and on the National Register, it is known for its Ghost Tours and many other events. Near Exit 99 off Interstate 79 it takes 20 minutes to Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, 25 minutes to an airport and a large FBI facility in Clarksburg/Bridgeport and 1 hour to WVU/Morgantown.
PRICE is $345,000 or best offer. Annual taxes are $1483. In addition we offer ZERO closing costs and a discount with a cash offer. Brokers are welcome and protected. For a viewing and more information, please call show contact info
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