This exceptional 4-bedroom, 3-bath home on Washington Street is sited in the middle of deep, luxuriantly landscaped lot. The backyard includes an elegant patio for outdoor living, dining and entertaining, and a 1250-square foot garage apartment. Extra features include a lower level wet bar with a wine refrigerator and dishwasher. Near downtown shopping, dining and entertainment.
A driveway leads from Washington Street to the circular driveway and brick-lined flower beds fronting the home. Contemporary in design, with a board-and-batten exterior and a shingled roof, the home is stylish.
The covered entry opens to a three-level interior, with the great room and one bedroom and bath on the main level, the master suite on the upper level, and two additional bedrooms, a bath and a wet bar and den occupying the lower level.
The living area features a wood-burning fireplace and brick hearth enhanced by a decorative chestnut mantel by renowned local master craftsman Conrad Burgess (1806-1850), whose classic woodwork predates West Virginia’s statehood. The floor is hardwood, and there is a picture window with a window seat overlooking the front gardens.
The adjacent kitchen has quartz counters and a double stainless-steel sink, and north-facing windows affording lovely views of the back yard. The floor is tile, and the kitchen incorporates track and recessed lighting. Appliances include a Verona 5-burner gas range with a hooded vent, a Bosch refrigerator with a freezer drawer, a Bosch dishwasher, and an LG microwave oven concealed in the cabinetry.
The dining area has an attractive crystal chandelier, and it opens to a cozy sitting deck overlooking the yard and gardens. Forsythia hedges lining the driveway bloom in the spring, adding dramatic splashes of yellow.
Also on the main level are a bedroom and a hallway bath and a laundry room. The bedroom has oak flooring, a walk-in closet, and a picture window and window seat similar to the living room. The bath has a tiled shower-tub, tile floor and a composite marble sink and counter. The laundry room has a tiled floor and includes Maytag washer and dryer.
Open stairs lead to the master suite occupying the entire upper level. The master bedroom has oak flooring, track lighting and a balcony overlooking the living room. The master bath has a marble floor, a deep soaking tub and a tiled walk-in steam shower. The double vanity has a granite counter and porcelain sinks.
The home’s lower level has laminate wood flooring. Two bedrooms share a hallway bath with decorative tile flooring, a shower-tub and a vanity with a granite counter and porcelain sink.
A wet bar and den occupy a generous portion of the lower level. The granite bar includes a wine and beverage refrigerator and a Bosch dishwasher. There are storage cabinets for stemware, a pantry closet, and a repurposed space under the stairwell that serves as a mini wine cellar complete with racks. The adjacent den, with recessed lighting, provides plenty of room for seating.
Also on the lower level is an attached 1½ bay garage large enough for one vehicle and a golf cart or riding mower. The garage has two skylights and it includes a laminate counter with a stainless-steel sink.
One of the home’s truly outstanding features is its stunning backyard patio, designed for outdoor living and entertaining, one of those “you have to see it to appreciate it” features. The patio is stamped concrete – poured concrete textured and colored to look like stone. The covered portion incorporates 3 ceiling fans and radiant ceiling heat, making it an inviting spot on both hot and cool evenings. This area includes a brick fireplace with 2 wood storage bins, a leathered granite counter, a Lion gas grill, two additional gas burners, a stainless-steel sink, a wall mounted TV hookup and decorative lighting.
There is a separate 3-bay garage with a workbench, cabinetry and a utility sink. A 2-bedroom apartment over the garage has a separate heating system, simplifying things for rental arrangements, and an emergency generator. The apartment has an open plan living-kitchen-dining area with oak flooring. The kitchen has white cabinetry and laminate counters with a double stainless-steel sink, an Amana refrigerator-freezer, a GE electric range and a Bosch dishwasher. There is a laundry room with tile flooring, built in shelves, a utility sink and Maytag appliances. Both bedrooms have wall-to-wall carpeting and they share a hallway bath with a tile floor, a composite marble sink and a shower-tub.
This exceptionally attractive and comfortable 40-year-old home has been completely remodeled by the current owners and is beautifully maintained and turnkey-ready. In addition to its many other virtues, it offers the convenience of being a short stroll from the heart of downtown Lewisburg.
Often called an ideal small town, Lewisburg has fine dining, boutique shopping, a golf course, an 8-screen cinema and a lively arts scene. Annual events include the State Fair of West Virginia, two food-themed street festivals and a literary festival. The Greenbrier Valley Theatre, West Virginia’s official state theatre, offers year-round live performances, and well-known artists appear in concert at Carnegie Hall. In addition to the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, the community is also home to an attractive campus of New River Community and Technical College.
The Greenbrier, 8 miles away in White Sulphur Springs, is one of the world’s top luxury resorts. The hotel’s offerings include multiple golf courses, a spa, a tennis complex, a casino, over 50 boutique shops and a dozen restaurants.
The nearby Greenbrier River draws anglers and kayakers, and the 75-mile long Greenbrier River Trail is popular with hikers and bicyclists. Snowshoe Ski Resort, a scenic 90-minute drive to the north, is the largest ski complex in the Mid-Atlantic States, and it has an extensive system of mountain biking trails available in the off-seasons.