Historic House Listings

Dream property! “Far Horizons”, circa 1924. Almost one acre in Blowing Rock, NC. $3,449,000

March 4, 2019

This would be my ultimate dream property! “Far Horizons” is located on .75 acres in Blowing Rock, North Carolina.  Blowing Rock is in the Blue Ridge mountains and is such a beautiful area! Minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway and Cone Manor. This home has views of John’s River Gorge. New electric, plumbing and HVAC. Four bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 6,274 square feet. $3,449,000

From the Zillow listing:


Quintessential Mayview home! “Far Horizons” boasts some of the best views the High Country has to offer. Enjoy expansive views of the John’s River Gorge. Built in 1924, this stunning home has undergone 2 major renovations since the 1990’s. Brought down to the studs in 2015 with additional improvements done in the last 2 years including all new plumbing, electrical & HVAC systems. Reclaimed wormy chestnut kitchen cabinets, leak detection system, smart home technology, new stone & bark siding, redesigned landscaping, lighting, new front entry & gates among some of the recent updates. Living area in the home plus additional guest apartment above the garage provides almost 7,000sqft of living space with a total of 4 bedrooms, each with a bath & 1 bedroom and bath, additional sleeping area, kitchen, living room above the garage. Home features synthetic slate roof, 7 stone fireplaces, stone patio & four balconies. Balcony off master bedroom has a hot tub. Oversized garage has room for 3+ vehicles. Breezeway connecting main home to garage and apartment features original bark siding from the 1920’s. Minutes to downtown Blowing Rock, Cone Manor, hiking trails, dining & shopping.

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