Fort Awesome, aka The Old Lansing School, is a spectacular c. 1938 WPA Schoolhouse located in Lansing and on the National Historic registry, Extensive work proceeding, painting, etc and trying to bring it up to code. The property consists primarily of the Lansing school building at this time (11248 sf.) an adjoining two-story brick classroom multiple classrooms) building (11,000 sf), fully electrified, with working heat and bathrooms, and the former Cafeteria, now in use as a Molley Chomper Cidery (2492 sf) .Unfortunately, the school building was stripped to the studs and ceiling rafters, of its original wormy chestnut facia, by a previous owner, but now has electricity, lighting, and a working bathroom. Originally there were 6 working bathrooms, 2 boys and girls each floor and 1 teachers each floor. The roof has also been replaced with elastrometric rubber coating. The entire property sits on 3.92 acres of land in the town limits.. Constructed from the same quarry stone as the Blue Ridge Parkway, Lansing School served as both elementary and high school for the County until 1952. The school was built when Lansing was a logging town during the time of the Virginia Creeper Railroad
| DAYS ON MARKET|| 18|| LAST UPDATED|| 2/1/2019|
| TRACT|| None|| YEAR BUILT|| 1938|
| COMMUNITY|| 17-Helton, Piney Creek|| COUNTY|| Ashe|
| STATUS|| Active|| PROPERTY TYPE(S)|| Commercial|
|School District||Blue Ridge|
|AREA||17-Helton, Piney Creek|
|CONSTRUCTION||Block, Brick, Stone, Stucco|
|HEAT||Forced Air-Oil, None|
|INTERIOR||Hot Water, Restrooms|
|UTILITIES||220 Volt Power,High Speed Internet|
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