Historic House Listings

Over four acres in West Virginia. Love the basement! Circa 1895. $325,000

February 3, 2024

What a great house! I love the finished basement and that porch! The James S. Lakin House was built in 1895. It is located on 4.23 acres in Terra Alta, West Virginia. The house features a large wrap around front porch, hardwood floors, beautiful fretwork, wainscoting, tall ceilings and a beautifully finished basement. The house has a new roof, updated electrical and new plumbing. Seven bedrooms, five bathrooms and 3,900 square feet. $349,900 New price: $325,000

Contact Brittany Dixon with Alpine Lake and Sales Vacations: 304-698-1211

From the Zillow listing:


Step into the past with this charming colonial revival style residence featuring ornate craftsmanship. Nestled on a ridge top overlooking Terra Alta, West Virginia; this timeless home offers a unique opportunity to own a piece of architectural history. The James S. Lakin house was constructed in 1895. The T-shaped floor plan is 3 stories tall + basement, offers 7 generously sized bedrooms, 5 baths, immaculate hardwood floors, 10ft ceilings, & detailed woodworking all throughout. A new roof, upgraded electrical, and plumbing bring this home into modern times. The spacious eat-in kitchen boasts new stainless steel appliances, complemented by a 2nd staircase leading to the upper levels. Additionally, discover dedicated spaces for exercise, entertainment, & the drop-in laundry shoot on the lower level. This gem is not just a home, it’s a living piece of history waiting to be cherished by those who appreciate the beauty and grace of a bygone era. Take the next step – schedule your showing now!



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