219 W Liberty And Lawrence Charles Town, WV
$ 600,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#WVJF139684
  • TypeCommercial
  • CityCharles Town
  • Zip25414
  • StyleApartment Building,,Recreation,Parking Lot,Parking
  • Year Built1787
  • Taxes$ 2549
  • Price$ 600,000
  • Bedrooms0
  • Full Bathrooms0
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage4624
  • Lot Size0.57 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Snyder Bailey & Associates
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

WHERE CHARLES TOWN WV BEGAN - OPPORTUNITY ZONE PRICE REDUCTION Rare chance to own one of the most important landmarks in Charles Town , one of the oldest standing properties in Charles Town and almost an entire  in-town block ; Parcel consists of two adjacent lots on  the corner of West Liberty and Lawrence Street. The parcel includes 4 buildings: most significant are two structures facing Lawrence Street, one recognized as the office   used by Charles Washington in 1786 to layout and sell all of the original lots comprising Charles Town, and the Thomas Griggs House Circa 1789 one of the earliest recognized structures ( log portion) in Charles Town. There are also 2 commercial buildings on the site, with room to add more. The parcel, which measures 25,000SF+/- is extraordinarily large for a private property in town Charles Town. It lends itself to possible construction of almost anything.  Presently, mostly it provides a great grassy back yard with a great marlin house. The  one level commercial building that faces Liberty Street ( folks were patriotic in those days) is sizable with 1333.3 sq. ft. It was the Sheetz flower shop The adjacent split level area has 315.8 feet.  Certainly great to run your business. There are access possibilities off both streets. Your entire family could live and work here. If you love history, if these walls talk to you and you hear history rolling down the streets this wonderful property may be for you. If you have an interest in constructing business offices or other types of commercial or housing units this wonderful property may be for you. The historic significance of the two structures provide a once in a lifetime opportunity to be creative and the Opportunity Zone status gives you possibility of great tax breaks. The site is two blocks from the still active courthouse where John Brown was tried and about 1/4 mile from the Hollywood Casino and Charles Town Race Track. The property is also in a designated Opportunity Zone and presents a unique chance to use both historical and Opportunity Zone Tax Credits. If your idx Bright provider allows, please access the multiple attached documents by clicking the document icon. There are two tax records, two lots ( merged) for this property which includes 219 West Liberty Street 119 N Lawrence Street in the provided documents: PT LT #1 Liberty and Lawrence, LT #2 & PT LT #1 Liberty and Lawrence. Please note: The buildings have been vacant for several years.

Price History
8/25/2020 Listed $750,000
3/5/2021 20% - $600,000

General Features

Accessibility Other, Level Entry - Main
Business Type Apartment Building, Other, Recreation, Parking Lot, Parking Garage, Other/General Retail, Medical, Health Club, Hair Salon and Spa, Flex
Construction Materials Brick, Aluminum Siding, Frame, Masonite, Vinyl Siding, Log
Cool Fuel Electric, Bottled Gas
Cooling Multi Units
Days on Market 300
Electric Other
Flooring Hardwood
Heating Baseboard - Hot Water
Historic Y/N Yes
Location Type Downtown
Municipality Charles Town
New Construction No
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Unassigned
Possession Settlement
Price Per Sq Ft 130.43
Property SubType Mixed Use
Property Type Commercial Sale
PropertyCondition Major Rehab Needed, Below Average, Good
Roof Metal
Security Features Main Entrance Lock
Sewer Public Sewer
Tax Annual Amount 2549.0
Tax Lot PT LT #1 LT &
Tax Year 2020
Topography Level
Total Units 4
Utilities Sewer Available, Water Available
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Courtyard, City, Garden/Lawn, Street
Water Access Y/N No

Interior Features

Central Air Y/N No
Heating Fuel Other
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Electric, Bottled Gas

Exterior Features

Building Area Total 4600.00
Car Parking Spaces 5
Fencing Y/n Yes
Lot Features Corner, Level, Rear Yard, Road Frontage
Lot Size Acres 0.57
Lot Size Source Estimated
Lot Size Square Feet 24677.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Road Surface Type Paved
Roadresponsibility Public
Topography Description Level
Total Parking Spaces 6
Type of Parking On Street, Parking Lot
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Commercial Average in 25414

AVG $700K
AVG $6,071
AVG 96
Year Built
AVG 1923
AVG 62
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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