Historic House Listings

WOW! “Rosemont”, circa 1911 in North Carolina. $429,000

January 12, 2019

What a beautiful home! Rosemont was built in 1911 in Madison, North Carolina. Originally built for Nathaniel Pickett who was a successful businessman. Love the clay roof! Rosemont was the talk of the town when it was first built and it is a local landmark. There are nine fireplaces in the home. This property has a detached guest apartment. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 4,810 square feet. $449,000 New price: $429,000

From the Zillow listing:


1911 marked an important milestone for Madison businessman Nathaniel Pickett, the completion of his high Victorian Queen Anne Style home “Rosemont”. With its with multiple roof lines, porches, clay roof, extensive use of exterior granite block, and elegant porte cochere it soon became the talk of the town and a local landmark. Lovingly maintained and still one of the areas most loved homes, Rosemont features 9 fireplaces, intricate hand laid parquet floors, updated kitchen, detached apartment.

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