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Former school! Near Hungry Mother State Park in Virginia. Circa 1874. $136,530

October 13, 2023

This could be a great project! The former Lands Down Schoolhouse! Not far from Hungry Mother State Park. We hiked there on one of our visits to the Stuart House in Saltville, Virginia. The school was built in 1874. It is located on .75 acres in Marion, Virginia. The school was converted to a private residence in the 1960’s. Definitely needs work, but sure would make a nice vacation spot. Three bedrooms, one bathroom and 1,517 square feet. $136,530

Contact Joe Robinson with Highlands Realty: 276-706-0373

From the Zillow listing:


Discover a piece of history with this unique property! Originally the Lands Down Schoolhouse, built in 1874, this charming home was converted in the 1960s. Nestled just minutes from town and I-81, you’ll be captivated by the breathtaking views of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. The location offers an array of recreational possibilities, with a stocked trout stream and designated fly fishing areas practically at your doorstep. Additionally, you’ll have quick access to the Appalachian Trail, State parks like Hungry Mother and Grayson Highlands, and thousands of acres of National Forest. For adventure enthusiasts, the famous “Back of the Dragon” is mere minutes away, and a short drive will lead you to the Hardrock Casino. Step inside this property, and you’ll be transported back in time, reflecting on the historic school and the families that transformed it into a warm and welcoming home. You have the opportunity to infuse your own style and personality into this property.



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