Fort Awesome, aka The Old Lansing School, is a spectacular c. 1938 WPA Schoolhouse w/associated classroom and cafteria style support buildings located in Lansing, The property consists of the Lansing school building (8436 sf). an adjoining two-story block classroom building (11,000 sf), fully electrified, with working heat and bathrooms, and the former Cafeteria, now in use as a Cidery (2492 sf).The school building is stripped to the studs, with original wormy chestnut walls removed by previous owner. Now has electricity, lighting, and a working bathroom on main floor. School had 6 working bathrooms, 2 boys and girls and 1 teachers each floor. The roof has also been replaced with elastrometric rubber coating. Adjoining classroom building has multiple classrooms, baths and office space. In between is the Motley Chomper, a current Cidery which was likely a cafeteria.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|| 68|| LAST UPDATED|| 10/7/2018|
| 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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