Alexander-Withrow House

A 7-suite inn on Main Street in downtown historic Lexington in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. With the street level retail space, this is an excellent business opportunity.

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This Georgian-style townhouse was built in 1789 by William Alexander for his store and family residence. One of the most impressive buildings in the city, it has a long history as a store, a bank and a school. Four corner chimneys, fine detailing, and decorative brickwork set off this building.

The Alexander~Withrow House currently is a 7 suite Country Inn with a retail store on the ground level. In addition to the retail shop, there are two suites on this level. The second level has two suites, a laundry, and a shared balcony. The third level has two suites and the fourth level has one 2-bedroom/2-bath suite. All of the suites have private bathrooms and many amenities. The rooms are individually furnished with many antiques and interesting artwork.

The guest suites have pine floors or carpeting. There is good quality wood trim and period detail throughout the inn. There are solid wood, raised-panel interior and exterior doors throughout. Some suites have fireplaces with attractive wood mantles, but the fireplaces are not currently operable. The second level balcony overlooks the courtyard and patio area. There is central air conditioning and a multi-zoned forced air heating system provided by a gas furnace.

This building has multiple possibilities. One can continue the Country Inn operation and add a dining room. Or, one could continue retail on the first level and use the upper levels for upscale apartments. The property is zoned for commercial, retail, or office use, with residential uses also permitted.

Alexander~Withrow House is offered for sale, turnkey, for $900,000.

Contact: Otis Mead 540-463-7168 or Pete Holladay 540-463-6688

The Inn is one of the Historic Country Inns of Lexington, owned and operated by the same family for many years. All are now available for sale.

McCampbell Inn – 16 guest rooms and suites just across the street.

Maple Hall – A 20-room Country Inn, 7 miles from Lexington on 56 acres.

Contact: Otis Mead at Mead Associates, Inc. 540/463-7168 or

Pete Holladay at TMG, Inc. ~ Virginia Inn Brokers 540/463-6688

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  • Year Built: 1789 
  • Guest Rooms:
  • Private Baths:
  • Region: VA - Shenandoah Region 
  • Price: $900,000 
  • Urban or In-Town Inns: Yes 
  • Coastal B&Bs: No 
  • Mountain Retreats: No 
  • Turnkey: Yes 
  • Location: Lexington, Virginia 
  • Style: Georgian-style Townhouse 
  • Sold: Yes