Historic House Listings

That waterfall!! Dream property in Boone, NC in the mountains. Circa 1875. On 11 acres. $1,395,000

April 25, 2020

That waterfall! This is definitely a dream property and in a dream location! The Lovill House was built in 1875. It is located on 11 acres in Boone, North Carolina. The property consists of a main house and two guest houses. This home has been a successful inn/bed and breakfast for the past 20 years. The main house has a beautiful wrap around porch. The home has hardwood floors, wainscoting and wood burning fireplaces. Five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 3,942 square feet. $1,395,000

Contact Mary Adams with Premier Sotheby’s International Realty: 828-719-0737

From the Zillow listing:


HIDDEN BEHIND THE HEMLOCK HEDGE and walking distance to downtown is this beautiful 5 bdrm. 5.5 bath farmhouse. Originally built in 1875 and lovingly restored around 1990, The Lovill House has successfully operated for the past 20 years as an Inn/Bed and Breakfast. The main level of the home features one bdrm w/ba, liv rm, dining rm, kitchen, office and powder rm. The upper level consists of 4 bdrms and 4 baths. There are 3 wood burning fireplaces on the main level and 1 frplc w/ gas logs in an upstairs bdrm. Wormy chestnut, discovered underneath the old siding, was used to trim all the windows and arched entries and the original pine and maple floors have been restored. The wrap around porch is surrounded by 11 wooded acres and perennial gardens. The one bdrm w/bath Springhouse/Cottage and barn are located behind the house . The Inn Keepers 1 bedroom/ 1 bath cabin is adjacent to the house and features a living rm w/wood burning fireplace, kitchen w/gas stove, loft, detached screened-in porch and hot tub. You’ll enjoy the sound of the mountain creek that runs along side of the property and the beautiful waterfall that is the backdrop for this unique and picturesque site.


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