Historic House Listings

Sold. Love the setting! Circa 1891. Over seven acres in South Carolina. $395,000

January 24, 2020

Love the setting for this home! The listing says it has a tree farm. This home was built in 1891. It is located on 7.6 acres in Clover, South Carolina. The home has a large wrap around porch and an upper balcony. There are hardwood floors, high ceilings and original door hardware. Only 20 minutes to Lake Wylie. Five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 3,200 square feet. $395,000

From the Zillow listing:


This home built in 1891 has a gem of history and sits on 7.64 acres. It features the classic partially-wrapped wide Southern porch with Carolina blue ceilings for welcoming guests and soaking up the sounds of enchanting country living. Inside, the history continues with the original hardwood floors, high ceilings, rounded archway, original glass door knobs, wide baseboards, crown molding and more. The front Grand Living and Great Rooms boasts woodburning fireplaces with ornate mantles. The Formal Dining Room has a built-in china cabinet with glass upper doors and cabinets beneath for storage. The large open kitchen has granite countertops, subway tile backsplash, an old fireplace, huge center island, built-in desk area, and updated yet ornate light fixtures. There is a laundry room with farmstyle sink and a half bath with unique barn door off the rear yard entry going into the kitchen. The recently remodeled Master Suite is also on the main level. The carpet has been removed and the beautiful, original hardwood floor has been exposed. The bath has new waterproof laminate flooring, knotted pine ceiling, a furniture style vanity with bowl sink, a new claw foot tub w/shower above and a walk-in closet. In the main floor hallway is a door to the basement cellar. There is also an exterior storm shelter door and steps to the cellar. Climb the beautiful staircase to the second story where you will find 4 large bedrooms- two with identical fireplaces as the downstairs rooms but are capped off, one with a built-in shelving space, and one, currently being used as a dressing room/closet. There are two full baths- one with two hallway access doors for convenience to the back bedrooms with a shower only and the other with a tiled tub/shower for the front two bedrooms. There is an exterior door from this bath to the balcony above the front porch- but currently there is no railing on this porch. There is a rear deck overlooking the fenced backyard with two outbuildings- one with electricity, a pole barn and a pasture plus a tree farm. All of this peaceful, country living yet close to schools, restaurants, churches and shopping in the nearby downtown area of Clover, SC the town with LOVE in the middle. 45 minutes to Charlotte, NC and less than 15 minutes to Gastonia, NC plus 20 minutes to Lake Wylie, SC where you can boat, ski, kayak and fish. Don’t waste time- this beauty won’t last long. Call today for your private viewing of this home.


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