Historic House Listings

“Snowdoun” is a National Landmark Home, Circa 1854. One acre in Mississippi. $1,250,000

April 9, 2019

“Snowdoun” was built in 1854 by Governor James Whitfield and the home is a United States National Landmark. The antebellum home has a grand octagonal parlor with a beautiful spiral staircase! Snowdoun has silk wall coverings, ornate hand carved woodwork, original chandeliers, a wine cooling room and an elevator. The gardens are beautiful! And there is a guest house. Located on .93 acres in Columbus, Mississippi. Six bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 7,124 square feet. $1,250,000

From the Zillow listing:


”One of a Kind” This Masterpiece is one of the Finest Antebellum Homes in the South. Snowdoun was constructed in 1854 by Governor James Whitfield and is a US National Landmark. The Grand Octagonal Parlor with a spiral Staircase is truly Eloquent. Custom Silk Wall Coverings, Hand Carved Molding, Original Chandeliers, wine cooling room, and Elevator are just a few unique characteristics. The kitchen is a chef’s paradise with top of the line appliances including an AGA stove and Sub-Zero refrigerator. The executive library is divine with custom molding and inlay. The large backyard has exquisite, Southern landscaping and a large patio, gazebo, pergola, and guest house.

Let them know you saw it on Old House Life!