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597 East Ridge Street

HARPERS FERRY, WV 25425
  • $1,450,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 76 days
  • ID#: WVJF142514
UPDATED: 69 min ago
$1,450,000
  • 7
    BEDS
  • 0.28
    ACRES
  • 5
    BATHS
  • 2
    1/2 BATHS
  • 4,360
    SQFT
  • $333
    $/SQFT
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1875
County:

School Information

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Middle School:
High School:
School District:

Description

Once in a life time opportunity to own THREE historic structures and one entire block of Historic Harpers Ferry, 597 E Ridge Street, the original Phone Building for the Town of Harpers Ferry and 594 Washington St. All properties are bordered by Gilmore St. Property has commanding views of the Potomac River, C&O Canal and Maryland Heights. Walk to lower town Historic Harpers Ferry, run, hike the Appalachian Trail or bike the C&O Canal all from from your front door. Commute on the MARC train to DC. 55 Minutes from Dulles Air Port. 597 E. Ridge Street is on the list of Historical Structures for the Town of Harpers Ferry. Thomas Lovett's home, builder of the Hilltop House Hotel. Built in 1875 It is listed as Three bay I House. German wooden siding exterior, metal roof, stone and brick foundation. Two stories, three front bays. Center hall with sidelights and transom, two/two double hung sash with decorative shutters. Doric columns on full width front porch supported by turned wooden posts and plain spindle railing. Gable end chimneys, two story rear extension. Also included on this parcel is a the original brick and stucco telephone exchange building, built in 1941. This adorable building has been renovated and is outfitted to be a separate guest house/vacation rental, with a living room/bedroom and a full bath including a soaking tub. Current owners began and continued renovations/restorations of home beginning in 1988. The main house has a large modern fully renovated kitchen with massive granite island (2020). Currently the house is a 3 bedroom as the 4th bedroom was converted into a large walk in closet for the owners master suite. Original hardwood floors, original trim, original windows, updated electrical, plumbing and heating. Oil furnace is 3 yrs old. Metal roofs are in great shape and were freshly primed and painted in 2020. Rear bedroom includes it own bath room and exterior entrance with spiral stair case. The exterior living space of this property is absolutely amazing. Three large covered porches with river, mountain and garden views. A separate tiki bar with beer taps, electrical and adjoining unfinished enclosed space for future expansion. The landscaping includes massive hardscape patios and walkways surrounded by beautiful beds of mature hedges, and perennials all installed and maintained by a WV Master Gardener. 594 Washington Street is one of the oldest houses in HF, 18th century - Armory Dwelling. Some of the structural construction materials came from disassembled C&O Canal Barges. The property was owned and occupied by Philip Schaarmann the US Armorer in Harpers Ferry in 1859. According to the historical register it is an I House with extension. Stucco and asbestos shingle siding, metal roof, rubble foundation. Two stories, four front bays. Gable end metal roof with massive interior brick chimney. Mullioned casement windows on the upper story, nine/one double hung and twenty-four paned mullioned fixed window in side addition. Flat roofed portico with bold square supports, lattice skirting under portico. Rear porch. Originally owned by the U.S. Government, armor dwelling No.105, owned and occupied by Philip Schaarmann, an armorer, in 1859. Currently Washington street is used as a rental property and is amazing condition. This property is 3 beds, 2 baths. Exterior is in amazing condition. Beautiful landscaping including hardscapes and well manicured gardens with mature plantings and flowering trees. The home has a commanding view of Washington Street overlooking the town band stand! Appointment only for qualified buyers with proof of funds.

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597 East Ridge Street HARPERS FERRY, WV 25425

  • Price: $1,450,000
  • Status: Active
  • Updated: 69 min ago
  • ID#: WVJF142514
7
Beds
5
Baths
2
½ Baths
0.28
Acres
4,360
SQFT
$333
$/SQFT
1875
Built
Neighborhood:
Harpers Ferry Corporation
County:
Jefferson
Elementary School:
C. W. Shipley
Middle School:
Harpers Ferry
High School:
Jefferson
School District:
Jefferson County Schools
Property Description
Once in a life time opportunity to own THREE historic structures and one entire block of Historic Harpers Ferry, 597 E Ridge Street, the original Phone Building for the Town of Harpers Ferry and 594 Washington St. All properties are bordered by Gilmore St. Property has commanding views of the Potomac River, C&O Canal and Maryland Heights. Walk to lower town Historic Harpers Ferry, run, hike the Appalachian Trail or bike the C&O Canal all from from your front door. Commute on the MARC train to DC. 55 Minutes from Dulles Air Port. 597 E. Ridge Street is on the list of Historical Structures for the Town of Harpers Ferry. Thomas Lovett's home, builder of the Hilltop House Hotel. Built in 1875 It is listed as Three bay I House. German wooden siding exterior, metal roof, stone and brick foundation. Two stories, three front bays. Center hall with sidelights and transom, two/two double hung sash with decorative shutters. Doric columns on full width front porch supported by turned wooden posts and plain spindle railing. Gable end chimneys, two story rear extension. Also included on this parcel is a the original brick and stucco telephone exchange building, built in 1941. This adorable building has been renovated and is outfitted to be a separate guest house/vacation rental, with a living room/bedroom and a full bath including a soaking tub. Current owners began and continued renovations/restorations of home beginning in 1988. The main house has a large modern fully renovated kitchen with massive granite island (2020). Currently the house is a 3 bedroom as the 4th bedroom was converted into a large walk in closet for the owners master suite. Original hardwood floors, original trim, original windows, updated electrical, plumbing and heating. Oil furnace is 3 yrs old. Metal roofs are in great shape and were freshly primed and painted in 2020. Rear bedroom includes it own bath room and exterior entrance with spiral stair case. The exterior living space of this property is absolutely amazing. Three large covered porches with river, mountain and garden views. A separate tiki bar with beer taps, electrical and adjoining unfinished enclosed space for future expansion. The landscaping includes massive hardscape patios and walkways surrounded by beautiful beds of mature hedges, and perennials all installed and maintained by a WV Master Gardener. 594 Washington Street is one of the oldest houses in HF, 18th century - Armory Dwelling. Some of the structural construction materials came from disassembled C&O Canal Barges. The property was owned and occupied by Philip Schaarmann the US Armorer in Harpers Ferry in 1859. According to the historical register it is an I House with extension. Stucco and asbestos shingle siding, metal roof, rubble foundation. Two stories, four front bays. Gable end metal roof with massive interior brick chimney. Mullioned casement windows on the upper story, nine/one double hung and twenty-four paned mullioned fixed window in side addition. Flat roofed portico with bold square supports, lattice skirting under portico. Rear porch. Originally owned by the U.S. Government, armor dwelling No.105, owned and occupied by Philip Schaarmann, an armorer, in 1859. Currently Washington street is used as a rental property and is amazing condition. This property is 3 beds, 2 baths. Exterior is in amazing condition. Beautiful landscaping including hardscapes and well manicured gardens with mature plantings and flowering trees. The home has a commanding view of Washington Street overlooking the town band stand! Appointment only for qualified buyers with proof of funds.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Other Construction Materials Wood SidingStoneStick BuiltStucco Exterior Features Extensive HardscapeOutbuilding(S)Stone Retaining Walls Fencing Wood Garage YN No Location Type Corner Lot/Unit Lot Features LandscapingRear YardRoad FrontageSideyard(S) Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Types Off Street Patio And Porch Features Patio(S)Porch(Es)Deck(S)BrickBalconyWrap Around Pool No Pool Property Condition Excellent Road Responsibility City/County Road Surface Type Black Top Roof Metal View MountainRiverScenic VistaStreetWater Water Access Features Fishing AllowedCanoe/KayakPublic Access Water Access YN Yes Water Body Type River Water Oriented YN Yes Water View YN Yes Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 4360 Appliances Oven - WallDisposalDishwasherCooktopBuilt-In MicrowaveOven/Range - ElectricRange HoodWasherDryer Basement Unfinished Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Central A/C Fireplaces Total 0 Heating Forced Air Heating YN Yes Inclusions All Appliances Interior Features Floor Plan - TraditionalKitchen - GourmetKitchen - IslandKitchen - Eat-InRecessed LightingSpiral StaircaseUpgraded CountertopsWainscottingWalk-In Closet(S)Wood Floors Levels 3 Upper Level1 Bedrooms 7

Property Features

Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2020 Association YN No Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Heating Fuel Oil Hot Water Electric Lease Considered YN No Municipality Harpers Ferry Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 304597365742 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Settlement Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 2252.00 Tax Assessment Amount 175700.00 Transportation Commuter Rail Station Less Than 1 Mile Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Year Built Effective 2020 Zoning 101

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©2021 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or CENTURY 21 Core Partners. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2021-07-25T16:53:00.033.
 
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