Lewisburg, WV Real Estate News

By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
Carnegie Hall's third Ivy Terrace Concert of the 2018 season features Stockyard Parade at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 12th.  Stockyard Parade is a local rock band led by Mark Kline.    Here are the Ivy Terrace dates for the rest of the summer: July 26: The Long Shots August 9: Jim Snyder and LostBoy August 23: Hurl and Friends        Bring a blanket or lawn chair, a picnic dinner, and your dancing shoes!  The Ivy Terrace Concert Series is always free and open to the public, held on the lawn of Carnegie Hall at 611 Church Street, Lewisburg,WV.   The Ivy Terrace Concerts are sponsored by City National Bank. The entertainment will move indoors in the event of inclement weather. For more information, please visit Carnegie Hall or call (304) 645-7917.    This community announcement is brough...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
 In historic Lewisburg, West Virginia, is a quaint and beautiful 1898 home turned restaurant called The French Goat.     Proprietors Debbie Porter and Arthur Forgette's dream of opening a French restaurant came to fruition on August, 2015, when their lifelong passion for French cuisine and French wine was fulfilled when the doors opened  for The French Goat Restaurant.   Arthur brings his vast knowledge and 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry and Debbie’s New York marketing and sales background helped make their dream come true. Coming from the DC restaurant world, Lewisburg brings them a less complicated life in this quaint little town. This casual French style bristro has a unique outdoor garden terrace with a ten foot fountain in the garden.  During the warmer days, th...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
Now is not only the time to do spring cleaning of our homes but also to clean up our blogs. Debe Maxwell has challenged Active Rain members to start this month by refreshing, changing, or correcting ten posts. This is a challenge I NEED to do every month. I've written post on local restaurants since joining Active Rain in 2008. In Lewisburg, West Virginia, we have had restaurants that have closed and I never went back to delete, change and/or correct the post. The same goes for local events, market reports and listings. Stella's Restaurant opened January 2011 in a beautiful renovated house in historical Lewisburg. This business has since closed and the building sold and a new restaurant has opened.  I deleted the post on Stella's and now writing a post on the new restaurant, The French ...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
Carnegie Hall's second Ivy Terrace Concert of the 2018 season features The River Drivers at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 28.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair, a picnic dinner, and your dancing shoes!   The Ivy Terrace Concert Series is always free and open to the public, held on the lawn of Carnegie Hall at 611 Church Street, Lewisburg,WV.  The Ivy Terrace Concerts are sponsored by City National Bank. The entertainment will move indoors in the event of inclement weather. For more information, please visit www.carnegiehallwv.org or call (304) 645-7917. The River Drivers have roots in Ireland and Scotland by way of the Borough of Bristol in Pennsylvania, and play a combination of traditional Irish tunes and songs, as well as folk music from America and the rest of the Anglo-Celtic world.    ...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
The New Chapter Bookstore is now open in downtown Lewisburg, West Virginia.  A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, June 22, at 4 p.m. All are invited to enjoy wine and snacks while checking out the redesigned store's selection of books, cards and gifts. There also will be two drawings for $50 gift certificates.    The New Chapter Bookstore922 Washington St., WestLewisburg, WV 24901 (681) 318-3501  David Craddock is the owner of The New Chapter Bookstore. He retired in January 2017 and his background is in Law and has worked in Atlanta and Alabama.  David and his wife lived in the Tennessee Tri-Cities and found Snowshoe WV, and purchased a condo there.  On their way to Snowshoe, they would often stop in Lewisburg. They decided to purchase a historic home in Lewisburg and star...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
 The Census Bureau has released the latest estimates from the American Community Survey. They have crunched the numbers and the rankings are in. Below are the top five states with the highest percent homeowners,  #1 West Virginia, Previously 72.3%             72.4% #2 Maine, Previously 71.0%                         71.9% #3 Minnesota, Previously 70.9%                  71.3% #4 Iowa, Previously #7 at 70.7%                  70.6% #5 Michigan, Previously #8 at 70.4%           70.3%  Click to see the rest of the states with the highest percent homeowners, and the lowest percent homeowners states at the bottom of the list. Even though the housing markets have fluctuated wildly over the last decade, owning a home can be one method to building long-term wealth. A recent study by Florida Atlant...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
This time of the year, the flowers are blooming all over the area.... especially in historic Lewisburg, West Virginia. Everywhere you walk, you see flowers. When strolling through town you might think you've wandered into a botanical garden. Watch the below video and take a stroll through my town.......    Lewisburg is a quaint historic town in southern West Virginia and offers the modern conveniences of big city living with all the flavor of small town charm. Lewisburg, West Virginia, is named after Andrew Lewis and was formally established in 1782. Lewisburg has many 18th and 19th century buildings and is home to families, young professionals, and senior citizens and hosts thousands of visitors from all across America and around the world each year. View all available homes for sale i...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
  Starting on April 3, 2018,  United Airlines operated by SkyWest offers flights from Lewisburg, W.Va. to Washington-Dulles International Airport and Chicago O'Hare International Airport.  Flights aren't the only big change at the airport.   A newly remodeled terminal and restaurant featuring items made in West Virginia, are also a major upgrade. With a new service provider and access to two major airport hubs, tourism will also increase in the area. "Pricing is very competitive. I don't think there will be a reason for people to want to drive four hours away and pay for parking somewhere else when the parking will be free here," said Airport Dir. Stephen Snyder.   Six nonstop round trips per week from Greenbrier Valley Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport and six nonstop rou...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
 The Lamplighter Subdivision is a beautiful neighborhood tucked away in a small valley of single family homes on half acres to over one acre that is conveniently located less than a mile from downtown Lewisburg.   You enter on Lamplighter Avenue, the only street in this community. The street does a complete circle, with homes on both sides of the road. Easy access and minutes from I-64 and close to shopping, restaurants, WalMart and Lowes.  Lamplighter is located off the main highways and does not get a lot of traffic, surrounded by beautiful mountains, and a great place to raise a family. The homes in the Lamplighter Neighborhood are generally going to range between 2,000 and 4,500 square feet. You will find the homes are two story brick/siding with basements and walkouts, decks/patios...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the state professional theatre of West Virginia, presents A Day in Hollywood, A Night in the Ukraine. This two-act romp runs June 7-9,  June 14-16 and June 20-23 at 7:30 p.m. A matinee performance on June 16 at 2:30 p.m.  Tickets are $30 for general adult admission, $27 for seniors (60+) and $20 for children/students. For more information, call the GVT Box Office at (304) 645-3838 or visit www.gvtheatre.org.  A musical tribute to Hollywood’s grandest era, this musical comedy will have you slapping your knees all night long. With a first act packed with songs honoring the greatest stars of the 1930s and a second act featuring a Marx Brothers style comedy based on Chekhov’s The Bear, this show will have you laughing so hard you won’t be able to catch your breath...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
Carnegie Hall's first Ivy Terrace Concert of the 2018 season featuring Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters will be on Thursday, June 14,  at 6:30 pm.  The Ivy Terrace Concert Series is always free and open to the public, held on the lawn of Carnegie Hall and sponsored by City National Bank. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, a picnic dinner, and your dancing shoes!    Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters debuted at the Pocahontas Opera House in 2008, although they have been making music together in various forms for 25 years. They play the Appalachian string band tunes and sing about animals, outlaws, fruit, and love, with a few gospel numbers for balance.  Mark your calendars for all remaining Ivy Terrace dates this summer: June 28: River Drivers July 12: Stockyard Parad...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
Cooper Gallery, a showcase for contemporary and traditional fine art, will be hosting a reception exhibiting Lynn Boggess New Works on Friday, June 1, 2018, from 5:00-8:00 pm. The pubic is invited to this free exhibit. Artist, Lynn Boggess, is now adding animation to his paintings. The below photo is of his latest painting where you see he has added Northern Flickers.       Lynn Boggess grew up on a farm near Parkersburg, WV, where most of his time was spent out of doors.  Painting on the site takes him back to the streams and hillsides.……..back in touch with his roots. He paints from nature, in the field, as opposed to working in the studio from photographs, which is how most contemporary landscape artists paint.   Many of his canvases are so large that he has to work from a modified s...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
Absolute comfort, elegance, and privacy are yours in this Lewisburg luxury real estate. You will  fall in love with this one-of-a-kind luxury home built for both for a convenient lifestyle and full-scale entertaining. Featuring 5 spacious bedrooms, 3.5 elegant bathrooms, a spacious family room with a captivating view of the large backyard, a charming sunroom, a formal dining room, and a  large home office, it is clear this home delivers. Other features and amenities include the eat-in gourmet kitchen with marble floors, exotic cosmic black granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a breakfast nook. There is also plenty of cabinet spaces for your cookware. On top of all that, it has a stunning outdoor retreat and a massive backyard which has so much potential! This Lewisburg ...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
The West Virginia Craft Brew FestivalSaturday, April 28th 3:00PM - 10:00PM WV State Fair Grounds 947 Maplewood Avenue Lewisburg, WV Get your tickets today and enjoy us for good music, good brews and a good time! The festival is April 28th, beginning at 3pm for VIP and 3:30 for general admission. Tickets & PricesVIP Tickets (3PM Entrance) - $50General Admission - $30Designated Driver (& Under 21) Tickets- $15** Add $5 to all tickets purchased at the gate The festival features the best of our state’s growing craft beer industry. Enjoy a day of sampling, celebrating and supporting the leaders of the industry. New for 2018, the WV Craft Brew Festival has opened entries to our neighbors in Virginia! 2018 Craft Beer Vendors: Bad Shepherd Beer CompanyBerkley Springs Brewing CompanyBig Timber B...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
 Enjoy the best of both country and city living in Sweet Grass Subdivision at 411 James River Road, Lewisburg WV.    Nestled in the serene Sweet Grass neighborhood, this gorgeous Lewisburg home gives you unlimited viewing rights of picturesque country views and breathtaking sunrises and sunsets. It features 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and a 2-car attached garage. You can enjoy 3,500 square feet of living space on this property. This two-story home boasts of nothing but the best amenities and modern conveniences. Read more about this Lewisburg home for sale at a reduced price of $479,000.      This home also delivers a stunning outdoor oasis, perfect for entertaining or private enjoyment. If you are looking for a well-kept and properly upgraded home, this is the home you are looking for.  ...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
Greenbrier Valley Theatre Youth Education Program Showcases start on April 17 at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. with the GVTots’ Story Time! These young students have been meeting once a week since January and are ready to show off their new skills.  Tickets are $12 for general admission and $10 for children/seniors (60+). For tickets or more information, call GVT’s Box Office at 304-645-3838 or visit www.gvtheatre.org.This year, the GVTots will be showing off their new skills through song and poetry. Each child will get a chance to be in the spotlight while performing and singing songs from the classics of musical theatre. “We are so excited to present our Tots students to the community! These young thespians have spent the past year learning theatre fundamentals, including collaboration, cha...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
On Saturday, June 9th, the 36th Lewisburg Home and Garden Tour will feature three homes and one garden in Lewisburg, WV and two homes in White Sulphur Springs, WV. You may begin the tour at any home from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with complimentary tea and cookies at The General Lewis from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $25 and available in advance from the Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the North House Museum, The General Lewis and from area garden club members. Tickets will also be available the day of the tour at all featured homes. All proceeds will be used for civic projects by Bluebell Garden Club, Greenbrier Gardeners, Lewisburg House & Garden Club, Old White Garden Club and Savannah Garden Club. Featured homes and gardens:  The home of Danny and Terry Baker was custom d...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
 Event:  Performance by Charles Wesley GodwinDate:    Friday, April 13 at 7 PM - 8:30 PMPlace:   Lee Street Studios, Centre for the Arts - 232 North Lee Street, Lewisburg WV -  (410) 200-1562 Charles Wesley’s sound is shaped by the time weathered hills and hollers of his home. Charles is a singer-songwriter born and raised in West Virginia. Charles didn’t find music at an early age like many other artists. It wasn’t until he was nineteen that he picked up a guitar and began singing songs. He did however, grow up trout fishing in Upshur County streams, hunting on the Allegheny ridges, tagging along with his grandfather on the farm, and listening to old-timer’s talk about their days in his grandparent’s general store. Charles Wesley’s father was a coal miner until his birth and his mother...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
The 12th Annual Lewisburg Chocolate Festival is from 11am - 4pm on Saturday, April 14 in downtown Lewisburg, WV.  Come out and enjoy thousands of chocolate-themed treats, live music, professional chef demonstrations, free screenings of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, a photo booth, balloon animals, magic shows, and more!  All events are free and open to the public.  The only cost associated with the festival are tastings - tickets are sold in packets of 5 for $5 and can be purchased in advance at the Greenbrier County Visitors Center or online at https://www.lewisburgchocolatefestival.com/buy-tickets/   Come out for some chocolate and  and enjoy the entertainment       AND SO MUCH MORE! The Lewisburg events are brought to you as a courtesy by Rebecca Gaujot, Lewisburg Realtor®.  ...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
Get ready for another great concert at Carnegie Hall.  Sammy Miller and The Congregation will be performing  on Friday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. Sammy Miller and The Congregation are on a mission to put the generosity back into jazz and bring art back to the people. They play joyful jazz—music that feels good. It is a style that entertains, enriches, but most of all, uplifts.   A native of Los Angeles, Grammy-nominated drummer Sammy Miller is known for his relentless focus on making music that feels good as a drummer, singer, and bandleader. Upon completing his Master’s at The Juilliard School, Sammy formed his ensemble, The Congregation. As a band they share the power of community through their music—joyful jazz.  SAMMY MILLER, DRUMSSAM CRITTENDEN, TROMBONE BEN FLOCKS, TENOR SAX ALPHONSO...
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