324 Lafayette Street, South

324 Lafayette Street, South, Lewisburg, WV

Classic Downtown Historic Home with Lush Gardens in Lewisburg, WV

  • Property Narrative

    Classic Downtown Historic Home with Lush Gardens


    • $450,000.00


    • Built 1890


    • 2621 sq ft


    • 4 Bed, 2 Bath



    A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a priceless piece of Lewisburg. This unique-to-the-market, lovingly restored, and renovated home is waiting for you! Original southern yellow pine flooring, crown molding, built-ins, fireplaces,  and high ceilings. New updates by a local contractor, specializing in historic renovation and revitalization – traditional standing seam metal roof, foundation, plumbing, wiring, paint interior and exterior, bathrooms, kitchen, and laundry room. Graciously proportioned rooms will take decorating to the next level. Sitting just two blocks off the main road, this house maintains a quiet, idyllic lifestyle while still in hearing-distance of the church bells.

    This house has three bedrooms and a full bath upstairs, plus a bedroom and full bath on the main floor. Southern-style front porch with original columns and updated lighting. Lovely back patio for evening dining and the raised bed and cold frame will make all your urban gardening dreams come true. This yard is fully fenced and ready for your furry friends and children. This turn-of-the-century home is move in ready for you. A short walk to all that vibrant, downtown Lewisburg has to offer including art galleries, restaurants and cafes, Carnegie Hall, theaters, and much, much more.

    Property sold by boundary not acre.

  • Renovations


    All renovations were completed and managed by Historic Renovation Specialist Aaron Huffman, current owner of property, Owner of Green Mountain Builders, President and Owner of Historic General Lewis Inn.


    • New 200 amp electrical service with oversized panel and all new breakers 5/14
    • Rewired entire house. Eliminated original knob and tube system and all ungrounded circuits 3/17
    • Installed a code required communicating smoke detector hardwired circuit throughout entire home 3/17
    • New Lochinvar 95%+ efficiency modulating boiler for hot water baseboard heat 11/14
    • New electric baseboard heat in the upstairs 11/17
    • New 80-gallon electric hot water heater 11/15
    • Replumbed main water line inside house with ¼ turn main shutoff and drain and ¾ copper supply line to hot water heater 11/16
    • Installed new CSST gas lines to all appliances and gas logs. Bonded gas line system to electrical ground as required by code 10/16 (Kitchen has option of gas or electric range)
    • New plumbing throughout entire home, mix of copper and PEX for supplies and pvc for drains 11/17
    • New water line to refrigerator with accessible shutoff valve in basement 8/16
    • Installed incoming domestic whole house water filter 8/15
    • Uncovered and repaired fireplace in kitchen creating a pass-through fireplace to the living room. Chimney is ready for a liner to create a real wood burning fireplace 9/15
    • Poured concrete piers and installed pressure treated beams in basement/crawlspace to eliminate bounce and correct sloping floors on first level floor 10/16
    • Renovated kitchen, custom built island with open shelving and hard maple countertop, new Restoration Hardware light fixture, new Samsung Gas Range and Dishwasher 11/17
    • Renovation of downstairs bath, new tile, new toilet, new trim 5/18
    • Full renovation of first floor laundry room with new plumbing for Washer/Dryer and utility sink, new light fixture, new supply closet, removed and opened wall to basement stairwell with new railing and new staircase 4/18
    • Uncovered original features in downstairs main hallway exposing two transom windows and original exterior siding 4/18
    • Repaired built-in cabinet in downstairs living room adding glass doors 4/18
    • Renovated both closets in downstairs master bedroom with custom shelving and clothing hanging systems 4/18
    • New master bedroom on second floor w/ new matching southern yellow pine floors, new closets and built-ins, new doors to match original doors 11/17
    • New master bathroom on second floor with built-in closet, signature hardware fixtures and custom tile shower w/glass door 6/17
    • Finished interior of closet at top of stairs with new shelving and rod system 9/17
    • New custom light fixtures and new recessed lighting and ceiling fans in upstairs bedrooms 11/17
    • Removed second floor wall surrounding main staircase bringing in more natural light to the stairs and opening up the common room. Added a custom-built handrail with decorative posts and Mahogany post caps 5/17
    • New Sherwin Williams paint throughout entire home including all walls, ceilings, and trim 5/18



    • Repaired all exterior woodwork including new fascia and soffit around entire roofline 9/16
    • Added 10’x 8’ dormer on 2nd story back of house with 2 new custom clad wood windows and matching hipped roof design 10/16
    • New fascia and smooth finish concrete hardi-plank siding on all three dormers 9/16
    • Scraped and sanded the entire outside of the house 9/16
    • New Sherwin Williams exterior paint on entire house 9/16
    • New standing seam Galvalume roof with lifetime warranty 10/16
    • Matching aluminum decorative ice/snow guards 4/17
    • New 6” Galvalume K-style gutters with matching round downspouts 4/17
    • Installed a thermostatically controlled attic roof vent fan 10/16
    • Repointed and repaired the entire original limestone foundation 8/15
    • Added 11×16 cedar deck with timber frame grape arbor and built-in sandbox 5/14
    • Fully landscaped yard with hardscape steps and natural green buffers on three sides with many different varieties of edible landscape.
    • Built large raised bed for gardening 5/14
    • Fully fenced yard with dog proof fencing and gates to separate front and back lawns




Greenbrier County



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