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Off market. NC mountain cabin!!! That interior! Circa, 1800. One acre. $259,800

May 25, 2018

I love this!!! That interior is perfection! Built in the 1800’s in Burnsville, North Carolina. The floors are original pegged hardwood, wormy chestnut on doors and moldings, custom built staircase of cherry, black walnut, and mountain laurel. Located on one acre near Mt. Mitchell and Penland School of the Arts. Three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 1,654 square feet. $295,000 New price: $259,800

From the Zillow listing:


‘Bit-A-View’ a newly renovated authentic circa 1800’s log home w/newer additions. Enjoy COOL mountain air this summer! Original pegged wood floors, wormy chestnut doors & trim, custom built staircase of cherry, black walnut & mountain laurel. Nicely landscaped yard, firepit & perennials. Open floor plan w/plenty of room to entertain including a screened porch, custom stone patio & locust wood deck. Master suite w/Travertine floors & shower, marble vanities. Other updates: New laundry,Steible tankless water heater, Bosch dishwasher, Whirlpool 5 burner gas stove & french door refrigerator. Separate Outbuilding, (studio/shop upstairs, workshop down). Celo area of South Toe River Valley. Near Burnsville, Mt.Mitchell & Penland School for the Arts. Close to Medical Center, trout fishing, golf, horse stables, galleries, organic farms and the Blue Ridge Pkwy. Home to hundreds of artists, musicians & writers. 45 minutes to Asheville or Blowing Rock and Boone for day trips.
What I love about the home
Authentic 1800’s log home with later additions. The amount of effort taken to maintain as much of the interior of the original home is incredible – original pegged and wood floors, wormy chestnut doors & trim! Later updates include: custom staircase of Cherry, Black Walnut & Mountain Laurel; Locust wood deck; stone patio. Nicely landscaped, plus a firepit and perennial best. The open floor plan has plenty of room to entertain including the screened porch. The master suite has Travertine stone floors, wonderful shower and white marble topped vanities. The updates include: New laundry, tankless hot water heater, Bosch dishwasher, Whirlpool 5 burner gas stove and French door refrigerator. All of this on 1+ acre, plus property also includes separate studio/shop upstairs, with workshop down. Ideally located in the desirable Celo area of the South Toe River Valley, below Mt.Mitchell and home to galleries and hundreds of artists musicians and writers. 45 minutes to either Asheville or Blowing Rock.

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