You’ll Fall for This Corner-Lot Bungalow

Fall is on the verge. In Morgantown, it brings to mind a list of familiar comforts, from favorite WVU hoodies to blazing bonfires to roaring crowds. What else would make this season complete? How about a cozy bungalow in a central location? Look no further than 700 Monongalia Avenue.

Come Home to Comfort in Morgantown’s Woodburn Neighborhood

This charming two-bedroom, one-bath home  occupies a corner lot in Woodburn, a quiet neighborhood close to parks; schools, including elementary, middle, high school, and the WVU campus; and neighborhood eateries like Mario’s Fishbowl, a Morgantown institution—making it a wonderful place to call home.

White Diamond broker and seller’s agent Melissa Hornbeck gushed about this “adorable bungalow-style home in a lovely residential area, with all the charm for a young adult or new family to fall in love with.” This 1,012 sq. ft. home features a bright, open living room with hardwood floors and a wide, sturdy staircase; a fully equipped kitchen with vinyl flooring and updated cabinets; two upstairs bedrooms with large windows to allow plenty of light; and a simple, crisp bathroom complete with clawfoot tub. The basement is unfinished and dry, with laundry hookups and ample storage space.

Open the red, glass-paneled front door and enjoy a session of front-porch sitting with enough room for a few friends. To your left is an oversized lot with enough greenspace for pets, a garden, or children’s play area. Enjoy additional outdoor space on the bottom-floor deck or the small rooftop deck. Whether you’re up for an easy evening, a backyard barbeque, or even a quiet spot to work outside the house, 700 Monongalia Avenue has space to meet your needs.

An All-Around Sweet Spot

With its quaint looks and just-right size, this home has a lot of plusses. It’s an easy-to-maintain starter, a lovely respite for a young professional, and a prime purchase for investors (including parents looking to buy a home for their incoming college students). According to the homeowner, the location of this home seals the deal—”You’re in the complete center of almost everything. It’s a great neighborhood, just over the hill from downtown, stays pretty quiet, is definitely safe, and has a great group of neighbors!”

Speaking of location: For townies and transplants alike, Morgantown provides a home base with a just-right balance of small-city vibes and urban flair. Ranked among country’s best small cities, plus other honors, Morgantown is the quintessential college town, with West Virginia University at its center and diverse offerings all around: a vibrant arts and culture scene, exciting sports events, outdoors adventure, and eateries representing a variety of cuisines.

This much-loved bungalow at 700 Monongalia Avenue in Morgantown, WV, is waiting for its next owner to feel the same connection as the current owner—who “absolutely loved” their time there. With its charming design, light-filled rooms, and extra-large yard, this property has a lot to offer. Contact Melissa Hornbeck at to schedule a tour and start picturing the possibilities!

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