Historic House Listings

“Violet Cottage”, Circa 1920 in Asheville, North Carolina. $699,000

March 29, 2019

Love this cottage and love the location! The Violet Cottage was built in 1920 in Asheville, North Carolina. This property borders the Grove Park Inn property and is only one mile from downtown Asheville. The Violet Cottage is one of six cottages that is on the National Register of Historic Places. Designed by renowned architect, Charles Parker. The current owners won a Griffin Award for maintaining the historic integrity of the property. Heart pine floors, intricate details, wrought iron hardware and leaded glass windows. Three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 2,298 square feet. $775,000 New price: $699,000

From the Zillow listing:


Incredibly rare opportunity to own one of six National Historic Registered Sunset Terrace Cottages bordering the Grove Park Inn property & less than one mile from Downtown Asheville. Renowned architect Charles Parker designed the extraordinary “Violet Cottage” in 1920. It has since been lovingly cared for, maintaining it’s exquisite arts & crafts detail inside and out, while adding spaces & modernizing, earning it the coveted “Griffin Award” for excellence in maintaining historic integrity for its stunning two story addition. Many priceless original historic features including heart pine floors, intricate railings, wrought iron hardware, leaded glass windows, arts & crafts doors, & craftsman carpentry enhance its preserved architecture. A true treasure in the Grove Park neighborhood, known for its walkability & some of the best cycling in the area. Relax on the porches, soak in the sunset, catch a glimpse of the 13th hole. Serenity with the best of Asheville at your doorstep.

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