arnold whelan mansion weston wv

Weston, WV   Offered for sale at $318,000

HISTORY: Civil War General Thomas ‘STONEWALL’ Jackson was the Great Uncle of Jackson Arnold who built this town mansion. He was an attorney, banker and legislator in both VA and WV and founded the WV State Police. Little changed, the house has it’s original oak interiors, inlaid floors, massive doors, ornamental mantles, leaded, beveled and stained glass windows and a third floor ballroom!

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. A total of 7850 SF 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. Annual taxes are $1483. The mansion is located across the river from the largest stone built structure in the Americas; The Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. Built in 1853 and listed on the National Register it is known for its Ghost Tours and many events. Only minutes to Stonewall Jackson Resort and several lakes! 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.

Property Details

  • Potential Inn
  • 7 Guest Rooms
  • 3 Guest Room Baths
  • Has Owner’s Quarters
  • Built in 1909
  • Building is 7,850 SQFT
  • Lot is 0.22 Acres
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Financial Details

  • Offered for sale at $318,000
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