Historic House Listings

Beautiful Blowing Rock Landmark Estate in the NC Mountains. Circa 1924. $3,299,000

July 1, 2020

Blowing Rock is such a picturesque town! The downtown area is like a movie set. This home was built in 1924. It is located on .75 acres in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. The home was built by the designer of the famous Mayview Manor Resort. The home is named Far Horizons, I am sure that’s due to the amazing views! The home has been updated to accommodate today’s living standards. The home has a wine cellar and a game room. There are guest quarters over the three car garage. Four bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 6,274 square feet. $3,299,000

Contact Lynn Hill with Premier Sotheby’s International Realty – Blowing Rock: 828-773-0687

From the Zillow listing:


LANDMARK HISTORIC BLOWING ROCK ESTATE WITH PANORAMIC VIEWS. Built in 1924 by the designer of the famed Mayview Manor Resort on his prime lot, Far Horizons is an extraordinary home that has been updated over time to fit the needs of its prominent owners. Perched on a rhododendron-filled ridge, one can enjoy 100+ mile views.The home is state-of-the-art while preserving the original architectural features. One enters through a stone arch into the long foyer extending the length of the house to the sun room opening onto a stone patio revealing spectacular views.The house flows like a contemporary open plan even though it is almost a Century old. The great room with its massive stone fireplace flows into the sun room/bar and the dining room with another stone fireplace. Adjoining is a Chef’s kitchen with Wolf range, ovens; Sub Zero refrigerator and other. The 2nd floor has a light -filled master bedroom, adjoining luxurious bath, dressing area/closet and a balcony with hot tub. There are 3 other gorgeous bedrooms with ensuite baths. On the lower level with wrap-around windows is the wine cellar and billiard/game room/bar. A separate 1,000+ sq.ft. guest quarters is over the 3-car garage.


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