Historic House Listings

Those porches! Almost four acres in Tennessee. Circa 1916. $239,000

July 30, 2018

This would be fun to own! Look at those porches! I love the property too. This was once on 600 acres and was a prominent cattle farm. It’s now located on 3.75 acres in Benton, Tennessee. Built in 1916. It has a new 40 year roof on it. And foundation work has been completed. Like that patio with the pizza oven! Three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 2,700 square feet. $247,000 New price: $239,000

From the Zillow listing:


This one of a kind home is now available for the right homeowner who is not afraid of rolling up their sleeves and making this historic property shine. Once owned along with the surrounding 600 acres as a prominent cattle farm and a large influence for the building of the Chilhowee Gliderport. Later this home was remodeled as a bed and breakfast. The current owners have done some serious restoration and remodeling and is currently awaiting your finishing touches. A new 40 year roof was installed approximately 6 years ago major foundation work has been performed including rebuilding the center wall and pouring a slab under the main living room. The kitchen has been completely gutted and rebuilt including new plumbing and electrical. It now is equipped with Professional/home use stainless steel appliances. There are currently 3 true bedrooms in this home but could easily turn into a 5 bedroom home with a large living area and a kitchen that could support many guests. This would be an excellent bed and breakfast or an Air B&B investment. The home is surrounded by cleared and level yard which can be enjoyed by the wrap around porches or the patio with a built in pizza oven. The back half of the 3.75 acres is wooded an gradually slopes down to pell creek offering a secluded feeling on that side of the property. A one year warranty is being offered to the new homeowners which will protect your major appliances.

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