Historic House Listings

Beautiful Blowing Rock, NC. Circa 1924. Almost one acre. $3,299,000

March 17, 2020

Can you imagine waking up to that view every morning!! Blowing Rock is such a beautiful area in the North Carolina mountains. This home was built in 1924. It is located on .75 acres in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. There are views of the Johns River Gorge from the back of the home. The home has updated plumbing, electric and HVAC. There is a guest apartment over the garage. The home has a slate roof, four balconies, stone patio and seven stone fireplaces. Four bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 6,274 square feet. $3,299,000

Contact Faisuly Scheurer with Premier Sotheby’s International Realty: 828-773-9097

From the Zillow listing:


Price Reduction on this quintessential Mayview home! Far Horizons boasts some of the best views the High Country has to offer. Enjoy expansive views of the Johns River Gorge. Built in 1924, this stunning home has undergone 2 major renovations since the 1990s. Brought down to the studs in 2015 with additional improvements done in the last 2 years including all new plumbing, electrical & HVAC systems. Reclaimed wormy chestnut kitchen cabinets, leak detection system, smart home technology, new stone & bark siding, redesigned landscaping, lighting, new front entry & gates among some of the recent updates. Living area in the home plus additional guest apartment above the garage provides almost 7,000sqft of living space with a total of 4 bedrooms, each with a bath & 1 bedroom and bath, additional sleeping area, kitchen, living room above the garage. Home features synthetic slate roof, 7 stone fireplaces, stone patio & four balconies. Balcony off master bedroom has a hot tub. Oversized garage has room for 3+ vehicles. Breezeway connecting main home to garage and apartment features original 1920s bark siding. Minutes to downtown Blowing Rock, Cone Manor, hiking trails, dining & shopping.


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