Mercer Street Homeplace near the Beckley WV VA Hospital. This recently remodeled 1500 sq. ft three bedroom, two bath home is located on a quiet dead-end street. Convenient location to everything that the Beckley area has to offer. According to tax records, the house was constructed in 1962, and the mid-century modern elements do exist in the lighting and more. The entry-level has gorgeous oak hardwood floors that are freshly refinished. Typical of the era, the home has a huge living room with handmade built-in corner cabinets. The kitchen is open, with a large dining area as part of the floor plan. The partial basement has two large rooms at the bottom of the staircase with sliding patio walk-out doors. The basement includes a wood-burning Fisher stove. A brand-new AC unit is being added, along with a brand-new electrical breaker box. The back of the house has an old inground swimming pool that could be restored. The back pool area is securely fenced for privacy. Property taxes for 2022 were $845.00. The dining area includes a bay window overlooking the pool area. The exterior is a brick ranch-style house with an attached single carport. The front includes a covered front porch, and the roof covering is shingles. DEED and TAX INFORMATION Deed Information: Raleigh County Deed Book 5078; Page 5746 Acreage: 0.51 acres +/- Real Estate Tax ID / Acreage / Taxes Raleigh County (41), Beckley Corp. (01) Tax Map 34: Parcel 102 2022 Real Estate Taxes: $845.00 BOUNDARIES AND SURVEY The property is being sold by the boundary and not by the acre. ACCESS/FRONTAGE The property is located at 249 Mercer Street, paved and maintained by the City of Beckley. Just passed the property, the street dead ends at the junction of Nixon Drive. UTILITIES Water: Beckley Water Company Sewer: Beckley Public Service District Electricity: Appalachian Power Company Cellphone Coverage: Various Carriers Wi-Fi: Multiple carries offer high-speed service SURROUNDING AREA Beckley is the county seat of Raleigh, located near the center of southern West Virginia; Beckley is the largest city in the state's southern section, with a population of more than 16,000 residents, according to the 2020 Census. Beckley serves a market area of approximately 250,000 residents. According to Southern West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau estimates, it is also at the center of the New River Gorge region, the destination of more than three million annual tourists. Surrounding the newly established New River Gorge National Park & Preserve, the region is undergoing a revolutionary economic change. Since the designation of the national park in 2021, it has become a swift-growing location for outdoor recreation and heritage tourism. RECREATION Residency in the New River Gorge region affords access to a seemingly limitless variety of recreational pursuits. In addition to outdoor recreation opportunities such as skiing and snow-tubing at Winterplace and hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, paddling, rock climbing, and whitewater rafting in parks, the area accommodates several walking, skating, and field sports facilities, including stadiums, playgrounds, and walking and biking trails. The YMCA Soccer Complex at Beckley is a nationally recognized eight-field center for soccer. Golf is accommodated at ten courses in the region. Indoor recreation centers include gyms, bowling alleys, gaming centers, and roller-skating rinks. The region is also famous for its rock climbing and whitewater rafting. Both pursuits are accommodated in the park's northern section near Fayetteville, where the rock-rimmed New River Gorge reaches its most developed extent. A 25-minute drive from Beckley, the rafting and climbing areas attract hundreds of thousands of visitors annually.
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