Historic House Listings

Victorian Country Cottage, Circa 1865. Almost two acres in Tennessee. $196,000

September 6, 2020

Love the trim on the exterior of this victorian cottage. This home was built in 1865. It is located on 1.58 acres in Chuckey, Tennessee. The home has a large wrap around porch. The home has some original hardwood floors, original mantels and hand painted murals. The property has a gazebo that overlooks a nearby creek. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,540 square feet. $196,000

Contact Steven K. Harbison with Greeneville Real Estate and Auction Team: 423-401-9734

From the Zillow listing:


HISTORIC VICTORIAN COUNTRY COTTAGE, built in 1865 and restored in 1990, offers a nostalgic living with today’s conveniences. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage is over a century old, but has charms to provide comfortable living in today’s world, including central HVAC, wiring and a new metal roof. The remodeled kitchen has plenty of cabinets, with pie-save and glass doors, tile floors and counter-tops, with breakfast/dining area. A library/den and formal living room are separated by the foyer, which has a hatch in the floor that opens to a small dugout. ┬áThe living room may serve as first-level bedroom with access to the full bathroom. Walls are artistically decorated with Trompe-l’oeil originals by the Seller. The front and side porches welcome rocking chairs for entertaining guests. The up-stairs has three private bedrooms, with a Jack-n-Jill bathroom, plus an open landing for office, playroom or studio; two bedrooms have outdoor balconies for additional space and reflection. All hardwood floors are original to the house that now has a green metal roof cover steep roof lines. The grounds offer several open areas for gardens, outdoor recreation and picnics; an old storage shed would be great for hobbies, workshop or garden needs. A peaceful gazebo stands guard above a near-by creek to enjoy the sounds of birds and babbling water. A beautiful country church and a classic general store, with live blue-grass music most Saturday nights, lives across the street. ┬áThis historic home is just six miles from Greeneville, four miles from the David Crockett State Park, 14 miles from Jonesborough (International Story Tellers Center), and 21 miles from Johnson City (ETSU, VA HOSPITAL). *Buyer and buyer’s agent are to verify all details and measurements, as the information is from the Seller and tax records. Plat map and deed are available for boundary information.


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