597 East Ridge Street

Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

1/2 Baths
4,360 Sq. Ft.
$333 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.


Once in a life time opportunity to own THREE historic structures and one entire block of Historic Harpers Ferry, 597 E Ridge Street, the original Phone Building for the Town of Harpers Ferry and 594 Washington St. All properties are bordered by Gilmore St. Property has commanding views of the Potomac River, C&O Canal and Maryland Heights. Walk to lower town Historic Harpers Ferry, run, hike the Appalachian Trail or bike the C&O Canal all from from your front door. Commute on the MARC train to DC....

Property Details for 597 East Ridge Street

Expected On Market Date
Harpers Ferry
Fee Simple
Structure Type


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Property Details for 597 East Ridge Street

MLS #WVJF142514
Days on Market47
Taxes$2,252 / year
HOA Fees-
Condo/Co-op Fees-
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeResidential / Fee Simple
Year Built1875
Lot Size0.28 AC / 12,196 SF
CountyJefferson County

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Building Information for 597 East Ridge Street

Stories3Year Built1875Building Size-Lot Size0.28 AC / 12,196 SF

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$5,047 per month

30 year fixed, 2.95% Interest

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Property Information for 597 East Ridge Street

  • # Bathrooms Count Main Level: 1
  • # Bathrooms Half Main Level: 1
    Alll Upper Levels
  • # Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels: 7
  • # Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels: 6
  • # Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels: 5
  • # Bathrooms Half All Upper Levels: 1
    Upper Level 1
  • # Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1: 6
  • # Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1: 7
  • # Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1: 5
  • # Bathrooms Half Upper Level 1: 1
Location Info
    School Info
  • School District Name: JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • School District County ID: 121141204981
  • Elementary School: C. W. SHIPLEY (JEFFERSON WV)
  • Middle Or Junior School: HARPERS FERRY (JEFFERSON WV)
    Location Info
  • Location Type: Corner Lot/Unit
  • Transportation: Commuter Rail Station less than 1 mile
  • In City Limits: Yes
  • Distance To Body Of Water Units: Miles
  • Senior Community: No
  • Tidal Water: No
  • Water View: Yes
  • Water Access: Yes
  • Water Access Features: Fishing Allowed, Canoe/Kayak, Public Access
  • Water Body Type: River
  • Water Oriented: Yes
  • Waterfront: No
Association / Community Info
    Association / Community Info
  • Condo Coop Association: No
  • HOA: No
Taxes and Assessment Info
    Tax Info
  • Tax Annual Amount: $2,252
  • Tax Year: 2020
  • County Tax: $1,999
  • City Town Tax: $253
  • Clean Green Assessed: No
  • Zoning: 101
  • Tax ID Number: 052006100000000
    Assessment Info
  • Tax Assessed Value: $175,700
  • Year Assessed: 2020
  • Improvement Assessed Value: $119,300
  • Land Assessed Value: $56,400
Financial Info
  • Cooling Fuel: Electric
  • Heating Fuel: Oil
  • Hot Water: Electric
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Water Source: Public
Building Info
  • Above Grade Finished SQFT: 4360
  • Below Grade Finished SQFT: 0
  • Below Grade Unfinished SQFT: 0
  • Total Finished SQFT: 4360
  • Basement Type: Unfinished
  • Levels/Stories: 3
  • Stories: Main, Upper 1
  • Other Structures: Guest House, Other, Wood/Metal Shed
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Patio(s), Porch(es), Deck(s), Brick, Balcony, Wrap Around
  • Accessibility Features: None
  • Construction Materials: Wood Siding, Stone, Stick Built, Stucco
  • New Construction: No
  • Exterior Features: Extensive Hardscape, Outbuilding(s), Stone Retaining Walls
  • Roof: Metal
  • Year Major Reno Remodel: 2020
Lot Info
    Lot Info
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Fencing: Wood
  • Land Use Code: 004
  • Lot Features: Landscaping, Rear Yard, Road Frontage, SideYard(s)
  • Lot Size Source: Estimated
  • Lot SQFT: 12197
  • Lot Size Acres: .28
  • Navigable Water: No
  • Property Condition: Excellent
  • Road Surface Type: Black Top
  • Road Responsibility: City/County
  • Age: 1875
  • Garage: No
  • Type Of Parking: Off Street
Interior Features
    Interior Features
  • Interior Features: Floor Plan - Traditional, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Kitchen - Eat-In, Recessed Lighting, Spiral Staircase, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors
  • Appliances: Oven - Wall, Disposal, Dishwasher, Cooktop, Built-In Microwave, Oven/Range - Electric, Range Hood, Washer, Dryer
  • Fireplaces Count: 0
  • Central Air: Yes
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heating Type: Forced Air
Exterior Features
    Exterior Features
  • Pool: No Pool

Property History for 597 East Ridge Street

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
May 9, 2021

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DateEvent & SourcePrice

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Schools near 597 East Ridge Street

Harpers Ferry Middle SchoolPublic6-81.0 mi
C. W. Shipley Elementary SchoolPublicPK-52.3 mi
Jefferson High SchoolPublic9-125.4 mi

Harpers Ferry Middle School

6-8, 1.0 mi, Public


C. W. Shipley Elementary School

PK-5, 2.3 mi, Public


Jefferson High School

9-12, 5.4 mi, Public


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597 East Ridge Street is a single family home for sale in Harpers Ferry, WV 25425. This property was listed for sale on May 9, 2021 by RE/MAX 1st Realty at $1,450,000. This listing's school district is Jefferson County Schools. Nearby schools include Harpers Ferry Middle School, C. W. Shipley Elementary School and Jefferson High School. 597 East Ridge Street is a 7-bed, 6-bath, 4,360 sqft single family home built in 1875.

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