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249 Mercer St

Beckley, WV 25801
  • $239,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 271 Days
  • MLS #: 23-611
UPDATED: 9 min ago
$239,000
  • 3
    BEDS
  • 0.51
    ACRES
  • 2
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
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Single-Family Home
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1962
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Mercer Street Homeplace near the Beckley WV VA Hospital. This recently remodeled 1500 sq. ft three bedroom, two bath home is located on a quiet dead-end street. Convenient location to everything that the Beckley area has to offer. According to tax records, the house was constructed in 1962, and the mid-century modern elements do exist in the lighting and more. The entry-level has gorgeous oak hardwood floors that are freshly refinished. Typical of the era, the home has a huge living room with handmade built-in corner cabinets. The kitchen is open, with a large dining area as part of the floor plan. The partial basement has two large rooms at the bottom of the staircase with sliding patio walk-out doors. The basement includes a wood-burning Fisher stove. A brand-new AC unit is being added,along with a brand-new electrical breaker box. The back of the house has an old inground swimming pool that could be restored. The back pool area is securely fenced for privacy. Property taxes for 2022 were $845.00. The dining area includes a bay window overlooking the pool area. The exterior is a brick ranch-style house with an attached single carport. The front includes a covered front porch, and the roof covering is shingles. DEED and TAX INFORMATION Deed Information: Raleigh County Deed Book 5078; Page 5746 Acreage: 0.51 acres +/- Real Estate Tax ID / Acreage / Taxes Raleigh County (41), Beckley Corp. (01) Tax Map 34: Parcel 102 2022 Real Estate Taxes: $845.00 BOUNDARIES AND SURVEY The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre. ACCESS/FRONTAGE The property is located at 249 Mercer Street, paved and maintained by the City of Beckley. Just passed the property, the street dead ends at the junction of Nixon Drive. UTILITIES Water: Beckley Water Company Sewer: Beckley Public Service District Electricity: Appalachian Power Company Cellphone Coverage: Various Carriers Wi-Fi: Multiple carries offer high-speed service THE AREA TRANSPORTATION Interstate expressways I-77 and I-64 converge at Beckley. More than 418,000 vehicles are calculated to travel the interstate system around the city daily. Approximate hourly drive times to regional U.S. cities include Charleston, W.Va., 1; Morgantown, W.Va., 2.30; Columbus, Ohio, 3.75; Pittsburgh, Pa., 3.5; Cincinnati, Ohio, 4; Charlottesville, Va., 3; Richmond, Va., 4; Winston-Salem, N.C., 2.5; Charlotte, N.C.: 3.5; and Washington, D.C., 5. The Beckley-Raleigh County Memorial Airport is a 10-minute drive. An hour's drive farther, Yeager Airport, at Charleston, is the largest and busiest flight-service center in the region, while the Greenbrier Valley Airport, at Lewisburg, provides flight options to Atlanta and Washington. The Amtrak passenger station at Prince is about a 25-minute drive and provides direct access to Washington, Chicago, and New York City. HEALTHCARE Three hospitals, including a Veterans Administration Medical Center, serve the Beckley area along with numerous clinics and healthcare centers. State medical centers at Charleston and Morgantown are an hour's drive and a three-hour drive from Beckley. The VA Hospital is just a short distance from Mercer Street. Several medical and emergency care clinics serve Beckley, while the area's moderate climate and access to trails, gymnasiums, and athletic centers support healthy living. The nearest hospital to the tract, Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital, is a nine-mile drive. HIGHER EDUCATION Beckley is the higher-education center of southern West Virginia and is notably the site of the southern campus of West Virginia University. The university's Institute of Technology and New River Community & Technical College both maintain campuses at Beckley, and Concord University and Bluefield State College courses are accommodated at the Irma Byrd Center at Beaver. Appalachian Bible College is also located nearby at Bradley. DINING & RETAIL Beckley is a dining and retail hub and the commercial center of southern West Virginia. It boasts many national dining and retail establishments and unique local venues. The powerhouse is a drive of about 10 minutes from Beckley's principal retail and restaurant district. Other remarkable independent dining venues cluster at Charleston, Fayetteville, and Lewisburg. Independent local retail stores of note include a variety of outdoor recreation outfitters as well as several culturally significant boutiques, antiques, and collectibles stores. SURROUNDING AREA Beckley is the county seat of Raleigh, located near the center of southern West Virginia; Beckley is the largest city in the state's southern section, with a population of more than 16,000 residents, according to the 2020 Census. Beckley serves a market area of approximately 250,000 residents. According to estimates by the Southern West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau, it is also at the center of the New River Gorge region, the destination of more than three million annual tourists. Surrounding the newly established New River Gorge National Park & Preserve, the region is undergoing a revolutionary economic change. Since the designation of the national park in 2021, it has become a swift-growing location for outdoor recreation and heritage tourism. RECREATION Residency in the New River Gorge region affords access to a seemingly limitless variety of recreational pursuits. In addition to outdoor recreation opportunities such as skiing and snow-tubing at Winterplace and hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, paddling, rock climbing, and whitewater rafting in parks, the area accommodates several walking, skating, and field sports facilities, including stadiums, playgrounds, and walking and biking trails. The YMCA Soccer Complex at Beckley is a nationally recognized eight-field center for soccer. Golf is accommodated at ten courses in the region. Indoor recreation centers include gyms, bowling alleys, gaming centers, and roller-skating rinks. The region is also famous for its rock climbing and whitewater rafting. Bo

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249 Mercer St Beckley, WV 25801

  • Price: $239,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 271 Days
  • Updated: 9 min ago
  • MLS #: 23-611
3
Beds
2
Baths
0
½ Baths
0.51
Acres
1962
Built
Neighborhood:
Other
County:
Raleigh
Area:
Other
Elementary School:
Other
Middle School:
Other
High School:
Other
Property Description
Mercer Street Homeplace near the Beckley WV VA Hospital. This recently remodeled 1500 sq. ft three bedroom, two bath home is located on a quiet dead-end street. Convenient location to everything that the Beckley area has to offer. According to tax records, the house was constructed in 1962, and the mid-century modern elements do exist in the lighting and more. The entry-level has gorgeous oak hardwood floors that are freshly refinished. Typical of the era, the home has a huge living room with handmade built-in corner cabinets. The kitchen is open, with a large dining area as part of the floor plan. The partial basement has two large rooms at the bottom of the staircase with sliding patio walk-out doors. The basement includes a wood-burning Fisher stove. A brand-new AC unit is being added,along with a brand-new electrical breaker box. The back of the house has an old inground swimming pool that could be restored. The back pool area is securely fenced for privacy. Property taxes for 2022 were $845.00. The dining area includes a bay window overlooking the pool area. The exterior is a brick ranch-style house with an attached single carport. The front includes a covered front porch, and the roof covering is shingles. DEED and TAX INFORMATION Deed Information: Raleigh County Deed Book 5078; Page 5746 Acreage: 0.51 acres +/- Real Estate Tax ID / Acreage / Taxes Raleigh County (41), Beckley Corp. (01) Tax Map 34: Parcel 102 2022 Real Estate Taxes: $845.00 BOUNDARIES AND SURVEY The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre. ACCESS/FRONTAGE The property is located at 249 Mercer Street, paved and maintained by the City of Beckley. Just passed the property, the street dead ends at the junction of Nixon Drive. UTILITIES Water: Beckley Water Company Sewer: Beckley Public Service District Electricity: Appalachian Power Company Cellphone Coverage: Various Carriers Wi-Fi: Multiple carries offer high-speed service THE AREA TRANSPORTATION Interstate expressways I-77 and I-64 converge at Beckley. More than 418,000 vehicles are calculated to travel the interstate system around the city daily. Approximate hourly drive times to regional U.S. cities include Charleston, W.Va., 1; Morgantown, W.Va., 2.30; Columbus, Ohio, 3.75; Pittsburgh, Pa., 3.5; Cincinnati, Ohio, 4; Charlottesville, Va., 3; Richmond, Va., 4; Winston-Salem, N.C., 2.5; Charlotte, N.C.: 3.5; and Washington, D.C., 5. The Beckley-Raleigh County Memorial Airport is a 10-minute drive. An hour's drive farther, Yeager Airport, at Charleston, is the largest and busiest flight-service center in the region, while the Greenbrier Valley Airport, at Lewisburg, provides flight options to Atlanta and Washington. The Amtrak passenger station at Prince is about a 25-minute drive and provides direct access to Washington, Chicago, and New York City. HEALTHCARE Three hospitals, including a Veterans Administration Medical Center, serve the Beckley area along with numerous clinics and healthcare centers. State medical centers at Charleston and Morgantown are an hour's drive and a three-hour drive from Beckley. The VA Hospital is just a short distance from Mercer Street. Several medical and emergency care clinics serve Beckley, while the area's moderate climate and access to trails, gymnasiums, and athletic centers support healthy living. The nearest hospital to the tract, Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital, is a nine-mile drive. HIGHER EDUCATION Beckley is the higher-education center of southern West Virginia and is notably the site of the southern campus of West Virginia University. The university's Institute of Technology and New River Community & Technical College both maintain campuses at Beckley, and Concord University and Bluefield State College courses are accommodated at the Irma Byrd Center at Beaver. Appalachian Bible College is also located nearby at Bradley. DINING & RETAIL Beckley is a dining and retail hub and the commercial center of southern West Virginia. It boasts many national dining and retail establishments and unique local venues. The powerhouse is a drive of about 10 minutes from Beckley's principal retail and restaurant district. Other remarkable independent dining venues cluster at Charleston, Fayetteville, and Lewisburg. Independent local retail stores of note include a variety of outdoor recreation outfitters as well as several culturally significant boutiques, antiques, and collectibles stores. SURROUNDING AREA Beckley is the county seat of Raleigh, located near the center of southern West Virginia; Beckley is the largest city in the state's southern section, with a population of more than 16,000 residents, according to the 2020 Census. Beckley serves a market area of approximately 250,000 residents. According to estimates by the Southern West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau, it is also at the center of the New River Gorge region, the destination of more than three million annual tourists. Surrounding the newly established New River Gorge National Park & Preserve, the region is undergoing a revolutionary economic change. Since the designation of the national park in 2021, it has become a swift-growing location for outdoor recreation and heritage tourism. RECREATION Residency in the New River Gorge region affords access to a seemingly limitless variety of recreational pursuits. In addition to outdoor recreation opportunities such as skiing and snow-tubing at Winterplace and hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, paddling, rock climbing, and whitewater rafting in parks, the area accommodates several walking, skating, and field sports facilities, including stadiums, playgrounds, and walking and biking trails. The YMCA Soccer Complex at Beckley is a nationally recognized eight-field center for soccer. Golf is accommodated at ten courses in the region. Indoor recreation centers include gyms, bowling alleys, gaming centers, and roller-skating rinks. The region is also famous for its rock climbing and whitewater rafting. Bo
Exterior Features

Construction Type Site-built (Stick) Exterior Material BrickStone Foundation BlockConcrete Garage Remarks Single carport Garage Type Carport Roofing Shingles Style Ranch Views Street ViewVillage

Interior Features

Air Conditioning Central Air Countertops Bath Solid Surface Countertops Kitchen Solid Surface Fireplace Stove Stove YES Flooring HardwoodVinyl Heating Forced Air Items To Convey Ceiling FansDishwasherRange/OvenRefrigeratorWood burning Stove Mech Elect Systems Cable AvailableHigh Speed InternetIntercom Owner Update W5 Yr Central Air Updatedyear 2023 Owner Update W5 Yr Flooring Updatedyear 2023 Total Bathrooms 2.00 Total Rooms 6

Property Features

Flood Plain No Miscellaneous Hoa No Tax Year 2022 Taxes 845.00 Type Of Sale Traditional/Conventional Utilities Sewer City Utilities Water City Zoning Residential

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