Historic House Listings

Wow! Love this! NC mountain retreat. Over 20 acres. $499,500

July 24, 2018

I want this! Your own mountain retreat! Post Civil War era single tree cabin. Located on 20.62 acres in Whittier, North Carolina. Built in 1863. I love that private pond. This is an idyllic setting. Close to WCU and Harrah’s Cherokee Casino. Civil War historical documentation included. Two bedrooms and one bathroom. $699,000 New price: $499,500

From the Zillow listing:


Post Civil War Era Single Tree Cabin located on 20 idyllic acres in a park-like setting. Located in the Sylva / Dillsboro / Whittier / Bryson City area in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Offering many possibilities such as a spiritual, or corporate retreat, an educational or rehabilitation center, a celebrity style luxury estate or a developers dream to divide into home sites for an exclusive community. The professionally landscaped and wooded sanctuary boasts imported greenery along with native botanicals, fruit and nut trees, grapes and flowers of many varieties. The cabin was built in 1863 and has been carefully updated while continuing to honor the past. Beautifully close, yet highly private. Private pond and a beautiful private stream for fishing, wading and chilling the summer watermelons. Centrally located close to Western Carolina University, 15 minutes from Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, 60 minutes to Asheville, 60 minutes to Gatlinburg, 60 minutes to Cashiers/Highlands and less than 2 hours to Atlanta. Generational owned, with Civil war Era historical documentation included. Never for sale for over 50 years! Property is gated so please call for appointment.

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