Lewisburg, WV Real Estate News

By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
        Lewisburg, West Virginia, and the General Lewis Inn are named after General Andrew Lewis. In 1774, General Andrew Lewis arriving at Fort Savannah, lead pioneer soldiers north to defeat Chief Cornstalk at the Battle of Point Pleasant. In 1908. the 60th Congress of the U.S. declared the Battle of Point Pleasant the official first battle of the American Revolution. The General Lewis Inn, is located on the site of an 1862 Civil War Battle.             Civil War and Revolutionary history lives around every corner of our historically preserved town.            Sold Market Analysis For Lewisburg, WV For Period 1/1 - 4/18, 2009 and 2010       Come visit, check out the real estate, and take a historical tour of Lewisburg....you may like our quaint historical town!   View Larger Map  
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
      Most women (if not ALL) love to shop.  So, if you are looking for causual, fun or dress shoes, look no further  ...... Yarid's  Shoes in Lewisburg, .... has a pair just for you.   Established in 1918, Yarid's Shoes is a family owned and operated shoe store.  While visiting the store in Lewisburg, not only did I get shoes, but some Yarid history............       Mr. Yarid arrived by train in Ronceverte, WV, in 1918 to sale rugs. He fell in love with the area, met his wife and opened Yarid's Department store.  Their two sons, Eddie and Munir took over the department store in the early 1950s.   In 1982 they bought Schwabe's Shoe Department located at The Greenbrier.  They retired in 1994, and Eddie's two daughters, Katherine and Emilie took over the business.  That is when Yarid's D...
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By Keith Shaver, Full Time Agent, that never stops moving!
(Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
West Virginia Horse Expo 2010's New Events: Pro Day, Trainer's Challenge, Cowboy Cook-off, Extreme Cowboy RaceTM , And Benefit Concert featuring Taylor Made! WV State Fairgrounds, Lewisburg, WV - April 16th, 17th, and 18th, 2010 - According to the West Virginia Horse Industry Economic Impact Study done by the West Virginia University Extension Service, the West Virginia horse industry is a five hundred million dollar industry.  The study indicates that there are over fifty thousand horses in West Virginia.  Until now, West Virginia horse enthusiasts had to travel out of state to attend an expo that would allow them to network with other horse enthusiasts, see the latest in equine products, and promote their farms, horses, and horse related products and services.   The West Virginia Hors...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
    Jim Justice and Jerry West have joined together with the Miss West Virginia Scholarship Organization for the Jerry West- Jim Justice Invitational basketball game.   Date:  Saturday, April 24, Justice will coach the Miss West Virginia contestants and West will coach the Lady Spartan Alumni Greats.   Time:   7:30 p.m. Location:   Greenbrier East High School gymnasium. Ticket Information:  Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students (ages 7-17). Children 6 and under are free. Tickets may be purchased at the school or reserved by calling 304-647-6464, extension 37.   Fun activities planned as part of the game includes: a Sash Dash a Hot Shot Contest, and a special raffle for autographed basketballs   The Greenbrier and Miss West Virginia Scholarship Organization, both commit...
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By Keith Shaver, Full Time Agent, that never stops moving!
(Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
    The Carnegie Hall Film Series will return on April 12, 2010. Beginning at 7:00 pm this event will show the 2009 Spanish Film "Broken Embraces". The film producer was Pedro Almodavar and was nominated by for the 2010 Golden Globe Award. The film was also a big hit at Cannes Film Festival, which is the film makers fourth to be seen and choosen for the renound festival. The film stars one of Hollwoods renound actress Penelope Cruz. Set in the 1900's the film is set on a four-way tales of love and danger. A set apart from from Almodavar love of black and white film, this film is in color. Cruze was nominated for the Satellite Award for best actress for her performance in the film. Events this year are through a grant West Virginia Division of Culture and History and the National Endowme...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
Cuban clarinetist and sax master Paquito D'Rivera and his quintet offer an evening of cool Latin music sounds to audiences at Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg, WV, on Saturday, April 10, 2010. Paquito D'Rivera started learning music at the age of 5 with his father Tito Rivera, a well-known classical saxophonist and conductor in Cuba.  When he was seven, became the youngest artist ever to endorse a musical instrument, when he signed on with the music company Selmer.   He is the recipient of 10 Grammy Awards. Paquito D'Rivera draws on the influences from his early years in Havana where he was a child prodigy who performed with the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra. His masterful work on reed instruments is accompanied by brass, bass, percussion and piano to make the D'Rivera Quintet an explosiv...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
I am excited about the West Virginia Horse Expo that will be held at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds April 16-18, 2010.  There will be a Trade Show, clinics, seminars, stallion pavilion, demonstrations, breed pavilion, youth pavilion, WV breeder's pavilion, and parade of horses.   The West Virginia Horse Expo is a social enterprise of Arms Wide Open Ministries, Inc., a faith-based behavioral health organization based in Greenbrier County. The Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) is one of the ministry's primary programs. The YEP teaches life coping skills such as communication, decision making, and conflict resolution, teamwork, leadership and entrepreneurship to at risk youth. Many of the youth reached come from homes with domestic violence, alcohol and/or substance abuse, and extreme p...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
          If you love chocolate, and want to have some fun.....plan on going to the 4th Annual Chocolate Festival in historic downtown Lewisburg, WV, on Saturday, April 10, 2010.  This will be a chocolate extravaganza this weekend.....Saturday events will be: Chocolate tasting Chocolate themed dinners Children's activities Chocolate bake-off Chef demonstration Chocolate mousse eating contest The HospiceCare 10K Chocolate Chase Live music performance and FUN, FUN, FUN!!!! The chocolate sampling extravaganza will be throughout the shops and businesses in Downtown Lewisburg. Ticket holders will be able to sample chocolate treats from featured chocolatiers including West Virginia favorites as well as nationally recognized names. Check out the video and see for yourself all the chocolate, an...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
  Like being close to town but not in town?  Like hearing the wind in the trees on a warm evening?  Then Stonehenge Subdivision is just the right spot for your new home.   The Stonehenge Subdivision which offers exclusive homesites from two acres and up with wooded privacy and nature.  Only five minutes from the historic town of Lewisburg, and ten minutes from the Greenbrier Resort.  Living in this subdivision is the perfect getaway in the mountains without being "away".    At this time, there are only four homes for sale in the Stonehenge Subdivision, as noted below:   Info from FlexMLS             Directions: Interstate 64 to Lewisburg Exit 169; Route 219 South;  Route 60 West from Lewisburg; left into Stonehenge subdivision.       Check out the Mountain Travel Guide for the West Virg...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
Lewisburg, West Virginia, is named after Andrew Lewis, and was formally established in 1782.  Lewisburg is a quaint historic town in southern West Virginia and is the County Seat of Greenbrier County.  It is northwest of White Sulphur Springs, home of the world renowned Greenbrier Resort and Spa. Greenbrier County is the second largest county in West Virginia.  The leading industries in the County are coal, timber and agricultrual operations, including livestock, dairy products, hay, grain, poultry and fruit.  Nestled in the Alleghany Mountains, the area offers many recreational opportunities and considers outdoor recreation and tourism one of its most important resources. The eastern and western portions of the County are linked by Interstate 64. Two of the main highways in the County ...
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By Keith Shaver, Full Time Agent, that never stops moving!
(Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
      In the second time in history the WVU basketball team is in the final four playoffs! If you are a dedicated fan and want to experience the fun and excitement of the playoff event. Alumni fans and decicated WVU fans can head to Indiananapolis to cheer on the team with package deals. WVU Sports Travel www.wvusportstravel.com is offering a couple of packages for the great event. The fan Deluxe charter package will leave from North Central Regional Airport in Clarsburg on Friday April 2, 2010 and is to return on April 7, 2010. Round trip air transportataion to and from the airport via deluxe motorcoach, round trip aiport/hotel transfers and baggage handling for nights accomidations at the Marriot East in Indianapolis, arrival refreshments, and pre-registration of hotel rooms. Travlers...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
          Brookside is a new residential subdivision being developed by the Ream Interests, Inc., consisting of 14.23 acres, in the City of Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, West Virginia.  The lots will be sold for one-half acre at $60,000;  one acre lots will be sold for $120,000     Directions to Brookside:  From Interstate 64, take Exit 169, Lewisburg; Go South on Route 219, Left on Lee Street, Left on Greenbrier Drive, Left on Dwyer and another left on Judyville Road...Brookside entrance is on the Left.   All utilities are available......city water and sewer, natural gas and underground utilities.  Survey and restrictions are on file.       Come visit the area, and select your lot!  These premium lots offer beautiful nature views across the back of each lot.   The entrance and roads ha...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
        The North House was built in 1820 and is a restored house museum located in Academy Park, the heart of Historic Downtown Lewisburg, WV.    The North House was built by John Dunn, a local brick mason who also built several other homes in the area during this period. The bricks used in construction of the house were made of red clay dug from the front lawn and fired in a kiln on the premises.  The architect of the home is of the Federal period and is reminiscent of the Adams or early Greek Revival style.  From the end of the Civil War until the end of the 19th century, the North House was a private residence.  It has also been a Tavern,  and the Greenbrier College for Women.....now the North House is maintained as an historical house and history museum.     The quaint town of Lewi...
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By Keith Shaver, Full Time Agent, that never stops moving!
(Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
As a part of the Lewisburg Chocolate Festial Apirl 10, 2010 in historic downtown Lewisburg, West Virginia. Two of the Greenbrier Resorts top chefs will showcase their talents and skill. The Greenbrier's Executive Chef Richard Rosendal and Ececutive Pastry Chef Thierry Delourneaux will be a part of the Chocolate Celebration. The 1 hour event will be free to the public and starts at 1:00 PM, it named "The World of Chocolate:Sweet & Savory". It will be held at the Greenbrier Valley Theater on stage in the theater. They will inivte the audiance to explore the preperation of Chocolate themed entrees and desserts. Chef Rosendale been trained and experienced food preperation from all over the world. He has been in Northern Italy, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and the United States. He has...
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By Keith Shaver, Full Time Agent, that never stops moving!
(Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
  Cheryl Skiles Old Colony Realtors On Monday March 22, 2010, the Greebrier Valley Board of Realtors and it members and office Brokers attended a Lead Base Pait Disclousure Class. Speaker for the event was Cheryl Skiles, from Old Colony Realtors. Mrs. Skiles is also the WVNAR President for 2010. Mrs. Skiles is also the director of Training & Education for Old Colony Realtors. The event was started with a meet and greet with the members and Mrs. Skiles. Members of the board and office Brokers took the oprotunity to meet Mrs. Skiles and welcome her to our part of the state. The event was sponsored by United Bank and Cathy Roberts was there to represent the her banks support of the board and the event. . Mrs. Skiles working with Old Colony Realtors was part of a free class that has been of...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
        The Greenbrier Valley Airport increases the number of flights....now there will be non-stop service to Atlanta and New York.       The Greenbrier Valley Airport is a public airport located three three miles from the City of Lewisburg, off of Route 219 North.  It is the closet major airport to The Greenbrier.   The airport is owned by the Greenbrier County Airport Authority, used for general aviation, it has only one runway and is known as ............."the Longest Runway in West Virginia."     Continental Airlines was the only airline with scheduled services to Cleveland, operated by Gulfstream International Airlines..........now Delta Air Lines, in partnership with The Greenbrier, will offer daily, nonstop service to Greenbrier Valley Airport from Atlanta and New York (LaGuardi...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
The Greater Greenbrier  Chamber of Commerce  annual meeting was held at The Greenbrier on Tuesday, March 16 and what a delightful event.  My husband and I enjoyed the evening, meeting old and new friends.   Over 300 attended this event.  Reception was at 6:30 PM, and program and dinner was at 7:00 PM.   Jim Justice, owner of The Greenbrier, was presented the award for "2010 Business Leader of the Year".  He was introduced by Mary Kellan Curry, a Greenbrier East Ladies Star Basketball player.  She stated "there are three things Mr. Justice does well.  That is........ make a business deal, shoot a shotgun, and coach a basketball team.  He does not like to lose."       Jim Justice is also the coach for Greenbrier East High School girls basketball team.  He has run many businesses, but has ...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
  S.J. Neathawk Lumber is sponsoring their 9th Annual Home Solutions Expo in Lewisburg, WV, this weekend..............    Friday, March 19:     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday, March 20:  8:00 AM - 1:00 PM 771 N. Jefferson Street, Lewisburg, WV   S.J. Neathawk Lumber Company is a locally owned and operated business serving the construction needs of the Greater Greenbrier Valley and surrounding communities since 1947.        Stop by this weekend for live demonstrations from factory representatives showing the latest and greatest innovations in the home building industry.....PLUS specials throughout the store:   FREE job site consultations FREE estimates FREE padding with carpet purchase 70% off manufacturers list price on kitchen/bath Kemper cabinets, and Over $1,000 in giveaways and prizes  ...
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By Keith Shaver, Full Time Agent, that never stops moving!
(Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
Ready! Set! GO! The 4th annual mousse eating contest is one of the highlights of the Lewisburg Chocolate Festival on April 10, 2010. This is one of the most exciting events for the festival and contestants can let their love for chocolate show! The event this year will be on Washington Street, right in front of the Del Sol Lounge and Tavern 1785. Be there early to registure, they will start at 10:00 am to registure contestants and will end at 12:30 pm. This year will feature a lottery system that will pick 12 people in each division. They will range from children ages 5 to 9, the second will be 10 to 14 years, and the third will be from 15 yrs. to adult. The fun will begin at 1:00 PM for the first division and the final event for the adults is set for 2:00 pm. With over 30 tasting locat...
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By Keith Shaver, Full Time Agent, that never stops moving!
(Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
The news is out! The one of the starting line up of events has been released on the State Fair of West Virgina for 2010. This is the first major announcement for the most exciting event in our area. The fairgounds located in Fairlea is just a stones throw away from Lewisburg. This event is so much a part of our area, with family fun and entertainment, everyone looks forward to the event every year. State Fair of West Virginia - Events Center "Genuine Homegrown Fun" - August 13 through 21, 2010 Proud to make the first round of Concert Announcement! - Saturday, Aug 14th @ 8 pm: Rodney Atkins & George Jones - Thursday, Aug 19th @ 8 pm: Lady Antebellum - Saturday, Aug 21st @ 7 pm: Buckin' B Bull Ride Show followed by Justin Moore "State Fair manager, Marlene Pierson-Jolliffe, states, 'We're...
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