Historic House Listings

Sold. Love this house! Circa 1893. Over 1/2 acre in Bristol, Tennessee. $349,500

February 10, 2020

I love this house! This home was built in 1893. It is located on .63 acres in Bristol, Tennessee. This Italian villa was a bed and breakfast back in the day for railroad workers and travelers during the height of passenger rails. The home has tiger oak wood floors, ornate crown molding, and original doors. The property has a detached garage with an apartment over. Six bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 5,055 square feet. $349,500

From the Zillow listing:


BACK ON MARKET, PRICED BELOW APPRAISAL,(buyer unable to obtain financing) Own a piece of history with this extraordinary historic Italian villa built in 1893. Rich in history, including having served as a B&B in early years to accommodate railroad employees and travelers during the height of railroad transportation, it is situated in the heart of the historic Fairmount area of Bristol, which is the birthplace of country music and hosts sensational events including the international famous Rhythm and Roots festival. Built by the owner of the first lumber company in Bristol and evidenced by the solid structure and exquisite details throughout. Solid tiger oak wood floors with select designs, ornate crown and dental molding, beautiful aged wooden doors and over sized windows that focus on bringing the outside in, original hand-laid tile in the kitchen, and stone brought in from Italy are just a few of the stunning features of this remarkable home. In addition there is a studio apartment with kitchenette above the garage that provides separate living quarters. Located on a large double lot with plenty of level yard for gardens, outdoor activities, an outdoor fireplace, or even the potential to build another home if desired. From the sun room, full of history, to the tree-lined covered side porch to the walk-out balcony from the master suite there are timeless areas to unwind, relax and enjoy the historic beauty! The location of this home is within walking distance to area attractions including prestigious King University where families and out of town visitors often meet.


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