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1824 Georgian Colonial

Caldwell, West Virginia 24925

Elmhurst Estate

Elmhurst Circa 1824
Elmhurst Circa 1824
Elmhurst Front View stands along the historic James River Kanawha Turnpike stagecoach gateway to the coveted nearby Sulphur Springs.
Boasting 11 fireplaces, some with hand carved mantles and one being an arched walk-in that was the original detached kitchen. Has been a successful bed and breakfast. Property history includes "The Battle of Lewisburg" Part of this Civil War battle took place at the property. Several structures were burnt including the famous toll bridge at Elmhurst during the battle. The home survived and housed wounded civil war soldiers during the war. Information available on Elmhurst at the North House Museum Lewisburg WV. The Elmhurst Gallery Collection and Civil war Archives "Battle of Lewisburg".
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Elmhurst back View showing traditional kitchen and servants quarters above.
Reflections of Elmhurst - Greenbrier River Waterfront
Reflections of Elmhurst - Greenbrier River Waterfront
Elmhurst property includes 21.67 acres of Waterfront on The Greenbrier River and Howards Creek Stocked Trout Stream.
Grand Staircase
Grand Staircase
Glamorous Entryway Central Staircase
Van Buren Parlor
Van Buren Parlor
President Van Buren visited Elmhurst in 1837
Front Entrance
Front Entrance
Georgian Entryway Charms with original transom and sidelights.
Library Hearth
Library Hearth
Historic Photo
Historic Photo
Elmhurst Shown awaiting guests crossing the covered Toll bridge across the Greenbrier River on the James River Kanawha Turnpike.
Main Kitchen has fireplace, custom cabinets and butlers pantry
Grounds Behind Home
Grounds Behind Home
Land included with Elmhurst provides space for horses, gardens, recreation and many possibilities.
Bedrooms 9
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Stories 3
Acres 22


  • Waterfront
  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Bedroom
  • 2nd Floor Laundry Room
  • Attic
  • Basement
  • Bonus Room
  • Crawl Space
  • Den
  • Dining room
  • Entry Hall
  • Foyer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Library
  • Music Room
  • Reader's Loft
  • Utility Room
  • Walk-Up Attic
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • Porch
  • 2nd Staircase
  • Fireplaces
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Wood floors
  • Tin Roof
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Septic Tank
  • Claw-foot Tub(s)
  • Servant's Staircase
  • Transoms
  • Great Curb Appeal
  • Integrity Character Simplicity
  • Waterfront Property

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Style: Georgian. • Square Foot: 7000.00. • Type Walls: Brick/Plaster/Sheetrock. • Insulation: yes. • Number of bedrooms on first floor: 3 Available. • Kitchen Features: Custom Designed Oak Cabinets. • Fireplaces: Eleven . • Construction: Brick/Frame. • Patio and Deck: porches. • Condition Exterior: Good. • Condition on the inside: Good. • Type of Roof: Raised Seam/Corrugated.(needs repair) • Type of floors: Heart Pine Hardwood , Oak, carpet. • Number of Baths: 4.50. • Number of bedrooms: 5.-to 9. • Number of stories: 3.00. • Foundation: Stone. • Age: 1824. • Total number of rooms: 17.00. • Personal Property Inc: stove , refrigerator, washer , dryer. satellite dish. • cable: yes-using satellite. • Water Systems: city • Sewer System: septic. • Electric: yes. • Other utilities: natural gas.

• acres: 21.67. • Land in level: mostly all. • Land in Pasture: mostly all. • Views: Mountains and River. • Surface Water: Greenbrier River-Howards Creek. • Lawn and garden: yes. • Road Surface: Paved-gravel drive. • Frontage: Yes. • Fruit, Nut, and Shade Trees: Many including Apple, Pear and Walnut Trees. • Flowers & Shrubs: Yes Many.

Other unique Features: Property is recorded on the National Registry of Historic Places "Elmhurst" was originally known as "Tavern by the River" and was a stagecoach stop at the toll bridge over the Greenbrier River. The Caldwell family for which the township is named lived here for over 125 years. During their ownership "Elmhurst" survived {with battle scars} a civil war battle resulting from the "Battle of Lewisburg" and on happier days served as overflow rooming for "THE GREENBRIER HOTEL" and for the Greenbrier became the site of a "Grande Picnic" honoring reining President Martin Van Buren. Boasting 11 fireplaces, some with hand carved mantles and one being an arched walk-in that was the original detached kitchen.

This home currently uses 5 rooms as bedrooms for a now grown family but previously was used as 9 bedrooms (2 for managers and 7 for guests). Property was a successful bed and breakfast known as "The Greenbrier River Inn" Elmhurst is in the hub or path of activity between Lewisburg and White Sulphur Springs. The property is waterfront with the added privacy of 20 plus acres of land. In addition to 7000 square feet on the 2 main floors there is a full size third floor attic and a one room cellar. Can be 9 bedrooms. Kitchen also features a plumbed butlers pantry w/built in warming oven and its own fireplace. Tennis and Basketball court are also on the property. Square Feet is approximate..

Archived in October, 2011

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