Fort Awesome, aka The Old Lansing School, on the Historic Registry, is a spectacular c. 1938 WPA Schoolhouse located in Lansing, Extensive work proceeding for cleaning, repainting, and trying to bring it up to code. The property is primarily the Lansing school building at this time (11248 sf. (There is an adjoining two-story brick classroom building (11,000 sf), fully electrified, with working heat and bathrooms, and the former Cafeteria, now in use as a Cidery (2492 sf) that are available at a different price) School building was stripped to the studs, of its original wormy chestnut wall, (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 with the new property likely over 1 acre. 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|| 16|| 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||Stone, Stucco, Wood|
|UTILITIES||220 Volt Power,High Speed Internet|
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