Permit OK’d for Roberts House renovation | Local News

Kim J. Clark

VALDOSTA – Kellerman Building and J. Glenn Gregory & Associates Architects have received the 11 permits wanted for the Wisenbaker-Wells-Roberts Home bed and breakfast renovation and will commence Stage I soon, according to the Valdosta Heritage Foundation.

The complete price for Stage I is $105,630 and features framing wanted to meet up with code prerequisites, straightening partitions for drywall finish, elimination of remaining harmed or burned framing, adding blocking for trim and drywall, putting in a significantly-required fireplace suppression method, plumbing, electrical, stability method, partial HVAC and other charges involved with design (allow for Section I, insurance plan, dumpsters, short term restroom, and so forth.), basis representatives said in a statement. 

The complete charge for the complete renovation is estimated at $525,171, with the timing of subsequent phases dependent on fundraising.

The Wisenbaker-Wells-Roberts Home, 206 Wells St., was built in 1845 and is Valdosta’s oldest house. 

“This home has a unique and distinctive history that predates Valdosta and is essential in telling the tale of our community’s growth,” reps said. “The household is in the Fairview Historic District and was outlined on the National Sign-up of Historic Sites in 1984. The Wisenbaker Oak at Fairview, which is instantly in front of the dwelling, was registered with The Reside Oak Society in October 2021 in recognition of currently being more than 100 decades outdated and to honor the family who designed the primary property.”

The Valdosta Heritage Foundation’s mission is to maintain historic preservation initiatives in our community and enable carry on to protect and advertise Valdosta’s historic methods and various cultural heritage.

Donations and inquiries for the Wisenbaker-Wells-Roberts Residence renovations can be mailed to P.O. Box 1792, Valdosta, Ga. 31602.

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