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1909 Colonial Revival

Weston, West Virginia 26452

The Arnold-Whelan Mansion

Custom built yellow brick 1909 Arnold-Whelan Mansion in safe quiet historical neighborhood, next to Courthouse, Sheriff and near Post Office in small county seat of Weston in wild and wonderful West Virginia. Civil War General Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson was the great uncle of Jackson Arnold who built this Town Mansion.
A total of 7850SF include 7 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a 'ballroom' or play/rec room, 9 fireplaces with carved mantels, huge living and dining rooms, library with inlaid wood floor and central staircase with stained glass windows with seats. Original features are unique stonework, coffered tall ceilings, hardwood flooring, dental molding, wainscoting, columns and massive doors with original hardware. There are three en-suite tiled bathrooms, including in the 'maids quarters', which has a separate stairway. The house has a basement with laundry, gas water heater, gas boiler, insulated windows, built in china cabinets, mature landscaping all around and a freshly painted front porch with 12 white ionic columns.
HVAC is zoned and can be used where needed. Besides full southern passive solar exposure, there are central steam radiator heat, two wood stoves and 4 mini split ductless wall units. The slate and flat metal roof allows for future solar panels.
LOCATION. This property can be used for commercial, residential or office/institutional occupations such as Bed and Breakfast etc. Annual taxes are $1483. Near Exit 99 off Interstate 79 it takes 20 minutes to Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, 25 minutes to an airport and a large FBI facility in Clarksburg/Bridgeport and 1 hour to WVU/Morgantown.


Bedrooms 7
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heated Sq. Ft. 7,850
Unheated Sq. Ft. 1,300
Stories 3
Acres 0.4

Features.

  • 1st Floor Bath
  • Breakfast Room
  • Den
  • Dining room
  • Dry Basement
  • Entry Hall
  • Exercise Room
  • Finished Basement
  • Foyer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Laundry Room
  • Library
  • Living room
  • Study
  • Utility Room
  • Walk out Basement
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • Driveway - Paved
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Storm Windows
  • Basement Workshop
  • 2nd Staircase
  • Built-in Cabinets
  • 9 Fireplaces: Gas logs
  • Gas Logs
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry Chute
  • Natural gas fireplace
  • Walk-In Closets
  • Wood floors
  • Slate Roof
  • Tin Roof
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Gas heating
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Water Heater - Gas
  • Cast Iron Radiators
  • 11-foot Ceilings
  • Plaster Walls
  • Pocket Doors
  • Ripple Glass
  • Servant's Staircase
  • Stained Glass Window(s)
  • Transoms

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History

Civil War General Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson was the great uncle of Jackson ARNOLD who built this town mansion in 1909. An attorney and banker, Arnold was active in the VA and WV legislatures and founded the WV State Police. He lost the house in bankruptcy in 1929. The property is situated across the river from the Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, the largest hand cut stone building in the Americas. Built in 1853 and on the National Register it is well known for its Ghost Tours and other events.

Archived in December, 2021

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