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Charleston JANUARY 2022

Home & Living

WEEKEND TRAVELER BRISTOL, TN/VA

LOOKING BACK

AT LITTLEPAGE STONE MANSION Cover photo by Michael Bell

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Happening Around Town

Happy New Year! Here’s to hoping the COVID pandemic is finally going away and life slowly is getting back to “normal”! The WV Culture Center performances are once again back to full capacity. Of course, that can change if there is another unexpected resurgence of the virus. New restaurants have opened recently to give Charlestonians even more extremely cool dining options. There is a LOT going on at the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center (the CC&CC). Life is good! If you haven’t already downloaded the new app, the Charleston Guide, now is the time to do it. It is a convenient way to explore what Charleston has to offer, including lodging, activities, restaurants, shopping, and more. The WV Culture Center at the State Capitol Complex continues to offer the Juried Exhibition daily until Feb. 19. This features 110 pieces of art, representing several different creative media. 25 WV counties are represented in the art display. When the Harlem Globetrotters come to town this month, they will be bringing their newly reimagined Spread Game tour. The new show will showcase the best of the amazing talent and game the Globetrotters have to offer.

The CC&CC will also be the venue for Winter Jam 2022. Christian music’s biggest multi-artist tour returns on Jan. 7. Another highly anticipated annual event is the Charleston Wedding Expo. All brides-to-be enjoy the ultimate “one stop shop” for planning their big day, regardless of the size or venue of their dream wedding. The WV Hunting and Fishing show returns to the CC&CC for the 34th consecutive year! It features exhibitors from as far away as Alaska, New Zealand, Spain, and Africa. In conjunction with the show, The WV Whitetail Hall of Fame provides the opportunity for hunters to bring their deer trophies for official scoring and to display the largest racks harvested. Disney on Ice will be in Charleston for several shows over 4 days. This means lots of opportunities to bring the kids and watch them have a blast! If a date night is more your style, you won’t want to miss “Men are from Mars- Women are from Venus LIVE”! This one-man show is a fusion of stand-up and theatre in a light-hearted comedy based on the best seller by John Gray. There is SO much going on in January this year and the year is just getting started!!!

Jan. 4-29:

Jan. 4:

Jan. 7:

Jan. 8:

“West Virginia Juried Exhibition”, 9am, WV Culture Center, cost: FREE

“Harlem Globetrotters Spread Game Tour”, 7pm, CC&CC, cost: varies

“Winter Jam 2022”, 7pm, CC&CC, cost: $10

“Jeezy”, 8pm, CC&CC, cost: varies

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“2022 Charleston Wedding Expo”, 12pm, CC&CC, cost: TBA

“Concerts at St. John’s, Stars of Tomorrow”, 4pm, St. John’s Episcopal Church, cost: FREE

“Mountain Stage”- featuring Josh Ritter, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, Jake Xerxes, Dori Freeman, and Oshima Brothers; 7pm, WV Culture Center, cost: $30

“WVSO Winter Stories”, 7:30pm, Clay Center, cost: varies

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“WV Hunting & Fishing Show”, 9am, CC&CC, cost: TBA

“Disney on Ice Mickey & Friends”, times vary, CC&CC, cost: varies

“Men Are From Mars-Women Are From Venus LIVE!”, 7pm, CC&CC, cost: varies

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Janet Amores 304-444-8653 SALESPERSON

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214 Erin Ln, South Charleston $998,000 4BR 3.5BA LUXURIOUS ESTATE sitting on nearly 5.5 acres of land in So.Charleston!

201 Cyrus Point, Charleston $360,000 5BR. 4.5BA. Stunning and updated 2-story home located in the desirable South Hills area of Charleston!

37 Downing St, Charleston $155,500 2BR. 2.5BA. Beautiful condo in Downtown Charleston! Walking distance to the Charleston Town Center, Park Place Cinema, Capitol St, & shops & restaurants!

16656 Daniel Boone Parkway $183,000 3BR. 2BA. This home is fully remodeled in 2021. Open floor plan, Spacious living room/dining room combination.

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53 Lively Rd, South Chas $49,500 Gorgeous 3+ Acre lot in the desirable Chestnut Ridge Subdivision. Close to Southridge Shopping Centers and in the G.W. School District.

112 Bel Aire Dr, Tornado $215,000 4BR. 3BA. Beautifully updated mid-entry home sitting on a .15 acre flat lot located in the City of Tornado!

101 Circle Dr, Charleston $265,000 4BR. 3BA. Centrally located in the heart of Cross Lanes, ranch style home offers more for the money. Currently a residence but has excellent commercial potential!

5130 MacCorkle Avenue $599,000 Investment opportunity! Endless opportunity here! Interior offers 2-full bathrooms, washer and dryer hookups, and kitchen.

97 Cascade Brook Rd, Alum Ck $199,900 3BR. 2BA. Beautiful home sitting on 3.71 acres conveniently located in Alum Creek and is minutes from the Southridge Shopping Center!

116 Main Street, Poca $210,000 Investment opportunity here! This Triplex is a money magnet waiting for an investor!

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1911 Pine Manor, Charleston $210,000 Charming ranch styled farmhouse sitting on a whopping 12 acres!

839 Mathews Ave, Charleston $125,900 3BR. 1.5BA. Beautiful 2-story home in close proximity to Downtown Charleston!

0 Olympus Rd, Charleston $17,500 Great location and a recently-cleared lot! Beautiful piece of buildable land, very central, ample opportunity abounds!

17-18 Clover Patch Acres $18,000 Premium 2.29 Acre lot sitting in the Sissonville Area of Charleston! Lots are located in the Clover Patch Acres subdivision and are prime for development.

20360 Spruce River Rd $265,000 5BR. 2.5BA. Nestled in the mountains of Danville sets this beautiful home that was completely remodeled in 2021.

131 Winners Cir, Hurricane $199,000 3BR. 2BA. Beautiful 3-level split home in the desirable City of Hurricane sitting on .55 acres of land!

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Extra Room Could Be 4th Bedroom or Home Office Extra Lot Available for More Acreage Price Reduced to $549,900 Near Hospitals and Shopping

Beautiful Hardwood Floors 1st Floor Master Suite Awesome Sunroom Beautiful All White Kitchen

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Looking Back

By: M. Lynne Squires

...at littlepage stone mansion

Located at the far western end of Washington Street West sits an unassuming building. Grey, two-story, and easy to overlook as you drive past, the Littlepage Stone Mansion is significant as one of a handful of buildings remaining in Charleston that pre-date the American Civil War. As the home of the Littlepage family for over a century, it was a focal point of activity during the war. Located on the Kanawha Two Mile Creek near its confluence with the Kanawha River, the home faces the old Kanawha River Turnpike, what is now West Washington Street, and is but a stone’s throw from the old Parkersburg Road, now State Route 21. The crossroad to the east is Rebecca Street, named for Rebecca Wood Littlepage. Littlepage Stone Mansion was built in 1845 on a four-acre farm. Constructed by Harrop L. Joy and J. Carson, the property was sold in 1848 to Adam Brown Dickenson Littlepage. Under his guidance, the farm expanded to a thousand acres, complete with numerous outbuildings and barns by 1855. The house is a two-story Federal-style residence constructed of sandstone masonry blocks. The foundation blocks are 18 inches tall, weighing approximately two tons each. The blocks are graduated, with the top rows of blocks only 8 inches in height. The masonry work is exemplary, with all the horizontal joints being level from the foundation to the roof. A half-circle fanlight and sidelights frame the entrance. Side porticos were added around 1915, constructed of the same sandstone, and blended seamlessly into the original structure. The kitchen was separate from the primary residence, and a water well stood outside the kitchen door. The well and kitchen were fully enclosed and added to the primary residence in 1936. The Stone Mansion interior was a basic Federal design, with the first floor having four large, high-ceilinged rooms surrounding a central hallway staircase. The stairway rises at the left-center of the central hall and turns at the half-story level, and rises to the second floor. The

second floor also had four large rooms opening onto a central hall. A full attic is above the second floor. Paired end chimneys at both ends of the mansion were designed to accommodate a fireplace in each of the mansion’s eight rooms. As the Civil War erupted in 1861, the government of Virginia declared the Kanawha Valley to be held for the Confederacy. Brigadier General Henry A. Wise arrived in Charleston on June 26, 1861, and attempted to establish his headquarters and encampment at the Littlepage house. The general was refused admittance to the house by Mrs. Littlepage. General Wise threatened to have the house “blown down over her head.” Mrs. Littlepage stood in the doorway of her home, surrounded by her six young children, refusing to move. Though ordered by General Wise to fire upon the house, his soldiers refused. General Wise set up camp elsewhere on the Littlepage Farm. The fencing and outbuildings were dismantled and used by the troops for firewood, and all the farm’s livestock was either consumed or confiscated by the soldiers. Although the Confederate occupation lasted only a month, the Littlepage property was devastated. By 1932, the original one-thousand-acre Littlepage farm was reduced to eight and three-quarter acres that consisted of the main house, finely manicured lawn, formal classical gardens, stone milk house, and a barn. The gardens, milkhouse, and barn were destroyed, and the acreage was further reduced to a single city lot by the construction of the Littlepage Terrace housing project begun in 1939. Littlepage Terrace was one of the state’s first public housing projects. The Charleston National Bank acquired the Littlepage Stone Mansion from the Littlepage family in 1932. It was added to the National Registry of Historic Places in 1984.

Email your responses about the Littlepage Stone Mansion or requests for locations you’d like Looking Back to visit to thewriter@mlynne.com. Squires’ book Looking Back at Charleston is a compilation of 24 essays and color photos from her column and is available on Amazon. Visit www.mlynne.com.

Next month Looking Back explores Maple Terrace in Charleston’s East End.

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CHARLESTON HISTORIC DISTRICT Massive 4 unit with 4 garage or storage areas in alley. 3 one bed units with a large 2 story 2-bedroom unit ready for you to rent. Contact Mat Currey for more information or showing 304-419-4438

CHARLESTON HISTORIC DISTRICT 3 bed 2 bath with East end charm. Larger than it seems with wrought iron fence and 2 car garage. Hardwood floors large kitchen partial basement fenced back yard. Contact Mat Currey for more information or showing 304-419-4438

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THIS LOT consists of 2 parcels and is marketed as commercial contact Bill Currey 304-419-4417 for access or questions.

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MONTGOMERY. This stunning historic 4 bdrm, 2 bath home has beautiful handcarved woodwork, gorgeous stained glass windows, glistening hardwoods and amazing built-ins. Large rooms and lots of storage with a walk-in attic. $165,000

MONTGOMERY - Historic home - Gorgeous HW floors, high ceilings and large tiled front porch are just a few of the amenities - two spacious rooms on the third floor could be converted into 4th and 5th bedrooms - it must be seen to appreciate its warmth and its many unique features. $164,900

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MONTGOMERY. Well maintained 4-stall car wash. Also includes building with 3 bays. Situated on 2 corner lots. Building would be perfect for detailing business, mechanic’s garage or storage. Only car wash in the Upper Kanawha Valley! $125,000

MONTGOMERY. Well kept 4-unit building presents so many possibilities. Student housing, air bnb or needing to downsize, living in one unit while renting the other three. Priced to sell, this tremendous investment won’t be on the market long. $89,900.

BOOMER. This home sits on almost a half acre of property with a breath-taking view of the Kanawha River. With a little tender, loving care this could be the “home on the river” you have always wanted. $40,000

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MONTGOMERY. Beautifully updated 2-unit duplex. Each side contains 2 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths. New metal roof, double pane windows and flooring. Live in one side and rent the other. $109,000

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Your Charleston connection to real estate at the

Office: 304.720.12 Cell: 304.419.1919 mteeter@oldcolony.com margoteeter.com REALTOR®, CRS, GRI SALESPERSON

Joseph Miller, Broker of Record , 1205 Virginia St. East Charleston, WV 25301

THE STONE HOUSE ROAD HOME offers ten rooms of extraordinary architecture focusing on 19th century life in the GRV of WV. The original home is monumental stone structure dating back to 1796 with additions and revisions professional integrated. Through the years this meticulous care has been demonstrated in the seamless transition of this landmark to respectfully incorporate today’s lifestyle conveniences. Located just a few steps from the Greenbrier River and the amazing GBR Trail.

One Of a Kind Front of The Hill Charm! Magnificent Quality Throughout. Open Floor Plan, Totally Updated, High Ceilings, And Professionally Landscaped. 6 Bedrooms 4 Full Baths. Excellent Private Sun Porch and Flat Yard Space Make This a Rare Find

Elegance in the forest best describes this magnificent home located South Hills. This home sits on 17+ private and gated acres with 100+ acres available for pleasure or development. 6 Bedrooms 4.5 Baths. The indoor pool offers year around pleasure in its own detached 2200 sq ft pool house with a kitchen and full bath. Built in 2004, this amazing home is quality throughout with beautiful trim and hardwoods, 10ft main level ceilings and 9ft upper-level ceilings.

Beautiful home situated on large, private oasis in desired Front-Of-TheHill, South Hills neighborhood. This updated home includes City and Capital Views from throughout the house, patio areas and extensive landscaped outdoor areas. House offers 5 beds, 4 full baths and 2 half baths. Updated throughout with hardwood flooring and beautiful wood moldings. Finished lower level and 3rd floor with bedroom and full bath.

This Beautiful East End home is currently being used as a Law Office but is very much a magnificent residence as well! This home boasts 7 beds, 5 full baths & 1 half baths with over 7000sqft of living space. Sits on a corner lot & is surrounded by an amazing array of trees & shrubs which are all enclosed by Wrought Iron fencing to include the huge parking area in the rear. Home was built in 1899 & the craftsmanship still shine through! Own, Live, or Work in a piece of West Virginia History today!

Gated country estate with 98+ acres of ATV & horseback riding trails, pasture & forest views. The home boasts a gourmet kitchen, game room, wine cellar, and grand movie theater with concession stand. 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths, this home will fit any sized family! Outside, the huge patio boasts an outside kitchen with built in grills for summer entertaining! To maintain the property, there is an additional oversized 2 car garage and shop.

Gorgeous home with oversized two car garage, first floor Master suite, beautiful granite countertops, private screened porch, beautifully landscaped yard and extra lot! This spectacular and immaculate home comes with a huge list of updates and upgrades such as a new roof in 2013, new downstairs heating and cooling in 2012, whole house generator in 2020 and much more. This home is a must see! Call for your private showing today!

Charming and immaculate best describes this lovely Kanawha City home. Offering 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, this home comes with a 1 car detached garage and carport, fenced yard, and tons of beautiful landscaping! Inside boasts beautiful hardwoods and many updates throughout. Seller is providing a 1-year Home Warranty.

4 Bedroom 2 Bath Ranch Style home in convenient South Charleston location. Open living and Dining rooms w/ Fireplace. Hardwood floors throughout. Updated HVAC and newer roof. Lower-level rec. Peaceful outdoor sitting areas. Close to shops, schools, and interstate access.

Elegant town home offers a spacious open floor plan. Main level master suite with walk-in closet, oversized granite stainless kitchen, second level provides 2 bedrooms & loft setting room, home office or den and custom walk-in storage closet. The lower-level recreational space of this property is an oasis of its own, full galley wet bar, 4th bedroom with walk-in shower & bath suite. This is a must see absolutely gorgeous home!

Convenient living in this lovely 1 BR, Terrace Park East 1st floor condo, just 2 blocks from the Capitol Complex on Kanawha Blvd. W/D included for your convenience & you can walk out the patio door to the huge common area & pool. The HOA fee is $284.34 monthly & covers basic cable TV, Water, & Trash. Other amenities include parking, common room for large gatherings, laundry facilities, & huge pool & common area.

Carefree living at its best! Enjoy the condo life in this beautiful 3 bed, 3 bath condo in downtown Charleston! Walk to downtown and the eateries on Capitol St as well as the river and the activities there. beautiful common areas, gated parking and beautiful river views are just a few of the amenities available when you live here! The HOA fee covers the following: Water, Sewer, Electric, trash removal and building insurance.

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We’re continually on the hunt for opportunities to add richness to our lives. In the time of the road trip revival, we are proud to feature a monthly section featuring destinations within driving distance of Charleston that make for a great getaway. We feel that our worldly and devoted readers will find these places int resting.

bristol, TN/VA

Weeke By: Melody Pittman

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is what to do on your weekend visit.

Photo by Melody Pittman.

Driving three hours fi een minutes southwest of Charleston, West Virginia, brings you to Bristol, Virginia (population a little under 17K) and Bristol, Tennessee (population 27K). The shared city is divided in the heart of downtown, and as tempting as it is to have your picture made with the brass marker on the road that straddles the state line, please be careful of the traffi as it is a busy area. Bristol is the birthplace of country music and has a darling downtown with plenty of neon, cute eateries, and doses of nostalgia. Here 16 CharlestonHomeandLiving.com | JANUARY 2022

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WHAT TO SEE & DO IN BRISTOL The Birthplace of Country Music Museum, an affil te of the Smithsonian Museum, would be a great place to kick off your visit to Bristol. You’ll probably see the guitar in front of it before even noticing that it is a museum. The exhibits are

stellar, and there is quite a bit to learn and enjoy. Adult tic ets are $13, and a small discount is available for students, seniors, and the military. Make sure to see the murals honoring the “Bristol Sessions” a few blocks away with beautiful images of the legends that made this area famous— Jimmie Rodgers, Tennessee Ernie Ford, and the Carter Family. The 76 songs recorded in 1927 during this ten-day period, with 19 arti ts, are where and when country music was born. Downtown State Street is lined with specialty shops and boutiques filled with antiques, treasures, and souvenirs. Be sure to enjoy an ice cream or slice of homemade fudge from Southern Churn Ice Cream and Candy Shoppe. Need help deciding on a fl vor? You can’t go wrong with penuche or dark chocolate sea salt. For more retail shopping, check out The Falls and The Pinnacle, with 160+ combined shops, including Bass Pro, Belk, and Hibbett Sports. The historic art-deco 1931 Paramount Bristol, a performing arts center showing movies and

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to a campground during Bristol race weekends.

Brown’s, an eclectic restaurant that is sure to please. Cootie Brown’s features tamales, pizza, and even a Sunday brunch. My top pick is the Jamaican Jerk chicken with black beans & rice and roasted sweet potatoes.

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Photo by Melody Pittman.

FYI: If your travels bring you to Bristol the second weekend of September, the Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion music festi al will be going on, a three-day festi al with 150+ artists.

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK My very favorite thing in Bristol is Blackbird Bakery. I would put their tempting desserts and pastries up against any bakery around the country—that’s how delicious they are. Blackbird Bakery also has great co ee, bread, and ice cream. Photo by Melody Pittman.

hosting concerts, is a superb o ering in town. The restored theatre (circa the 1990s) has a vintage Mighty Wurlitzer organ and is one of the few remaining in the country. Marty Stuart, Bill Engvall, Rodney Atkins, and Randy Houser are coming att actions.

Photo by Melody Pittman.

Check off a couple of places on the Tennessee Whiskey Trail by visiting State Street Brewing and Lost State Distillin , producing small-batch gin, Tennessee whiskey, and rum.

WHERE TO STAY IN BRISTOL One of the favorite places to stay for your Bristol weekend is the Bristol Hotel, o ering stunning mountain views. It has a noteworthy roo op bar, LUMAC, perfect for photo ops and cocktails. The Courtyard by Marriott, Days Inn and Baymont Inn & Suites are a few other choices.

Photo by Melody Pittman.

Photo by Melody Pittman.

The Bristol Motor Speedway, aka “Thunder Valley,” is one of the most beloved NASCAR and racing tracks in the area. Be sure to wear your earplugs and buy your tic ets early as these races are highly in demand. Starting in July, you can enjoy America’s favorite pastime at DeVault Memorial Stadium as you watch the Bristol Pirates, a minor league Pittsburg Pirates team, play ball.

Pal’s Sudden Service is a local’s favorite with hot dogs, fries, burgers, shakes, and even breakfast items. For lunch, how about amazing local, never frozen burgers from an award-winning diner, Original Burger Bar, a Bristol institutio since 1942? It is also the last place Hank Williams, Sr., was seen alive. The “Your Cheatin’ Heart” is scrumptious! Quaker Steak and Lube is another tasty choice, with chicken wings and strips, bunches of sauces, and tasty salads.

If you are a golfer, Clear Creek Golf Course is an 18-hole public course that is fun to play. History lovers should consider a short drive to Rocky Mount State Historic Site in Piney Flats. The property houses a living history museum where guests can step back into 1791 to look at frontier families. There is also a barn and adorable sheep. End your evening with a nostalgic experience, or one the kids may never have experienced...a drivein movie. Twin City Drive-In Theatre shows two movies nightly and has an awesome concession stand. Prices are reasonable, and it also converts

Photo by Melody Pittman.

Photo by Melody Pittman.

Photo by Melody Pittman.

For dinner, how about a classic eatery? Shoney’s is popular in this part of the state, as is Cootie

Photo by Melody Pittman.

Article by Melody Pittman of www.whereverimayroamblog.com

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Dan Lanham, REALTOR®, SALESPERSON

304-546-7383 | dan@livingwestvirginia.com

Everything is SOLD! Now Accepting New Listings!

SOLD

$159,900

FIRE CREEK

$182,250

SOLD

2301 HARRISON AVE

SOLD

145 RUTHLAWN DR 304-523-2225

$130,000

$132,500

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4069 INDIAN CK RD

Broker of record: Shane Radcliff 831 4th Avenue, Suite 100, Huntington, WV 25701

$175,000

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$182,000

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TNT 5% OFF Contributors’ Doors

GARAGE DOORS, INC 304.344.3667 CHARLESTON 304.755.5238 WINFIELD & NITRO

Give us your door quote from any of our competitors. If it’s less than our quoted price, we will honor our competitors quote and another 5 percent off for doors similar in design and construction.

THIS PROMOTION APPLIES TO RESIDENTIAL RETROFIT INSTALLED DOORS ONLY. Call or Email us to setup an appointment with our knowledgable sales team. tntgaragedoors@yahoo.com

Available 7 Days a Week

20 Years Experience • Repair on All Brands

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