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Wow! One of the oldest cabins in the NC mountains. Look inside!!!! 28 acres. $399,900

October 21, 2019

What an absolute treasure this is! And for the area it is in, that’s a good price! This log cabin is said to be one of the oldest, if not the oldest, in the NC mountains. It was built in 1816. The home is located on 28.14 acres in Highlands, North Carolina. It was built by PVT. David Rogers who served in the War of 1812. The movie Foxfire filmed at this cabin! The homestead was owned by PVT. Rogers heirs until 1956. The current owners then took over ownership, but they still allow Rogers’ family reunions to happen at the property. The property borders US Forestry Land and has a creek running through it. Two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,151 square feet. $399,900

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome to one of the oldest, if not THE oldest Cabin in the WNC mountains. This Oak & Poplar log home was built in 1816 by PVT. David Rogers, who served in the war of 1812. This home is steeped w/history & the pride that has been used to care & maintain this home throughout the years shines. FoxFire movie filmed here! This homestead was owned by the Rogers heirs until 1956 at which time the current family took ownership and maintained the heritage – many Rogers family reunions still take place here! First time on the market for an opportunity to have your own piece of history! Plus the property not only holds this amazing home but also borders US forestry land on 2 sides, has a creak, wonderful views, great hiking, multiple building sites & easy access. Make sure you check out our uploaded articles with history on the home and its heritage. Amazing features from the family plaques, the standing barn on site, the saw marks that can still be seen in the living room hardwoods – its just AMAZING! Nestled close to Highlands & Franklin. Heat source – propane gas logs. Ceiling height ranges 14’vaulted to 6.87-6.25 due to age built. Price listed under recent 2019 3rd party Appraisal!


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