Civil War General Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson was the great uncle of Jackson Arnold who built this town mansion. The yellow brick 1909 Arnold-Whelan Mansion sits in a safe quiet historical neighborhood near courthouse, sheriff and post office in the small county seat of Weston in wild and wonderful West Virginia.
A total of 7850 square feet includes 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, built in china cabinets, 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, and gas boiler. There are new insulated windows, built in leaded and beveled glass china cabinets, mature landscaping with flowers and medicinal herbs. The freshly painted front porch is supported by 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 quiet mini split ductless HVAC wall units. The slate and flat metal roof allows for future solar panels.
This property can be used for commercial, residential or office/institutional occupations such as Bed and Breakfast etc. Annual taxes are $1483. 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. It sits across the river from the Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, the largest hand cut stone building in the Americas. Built in 1853 and on the National Registry, it is well known for its Ghost Tours and other events.
Asking $295,000 or best offer. We offer $0 closing costs and a discount with a cash offer. Brokers are welcome and protected. Call 304-269-5542 or 919 303 1445.
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