Historic House Listings

Sold. Double porch love in the NC mountains! Husky House, Circa 1890. One acre. $309,000

December 20, 2020

Love the double porches and that kitchen sink. The Husky House was built in 1890. It is located on .88 acres in Bryson City, North Carolina. That is such a great North Carolina mountain town. The Husky House is one of the earliest built in the county. Love their landscaping and the patios. There are original hardwood floors, wainscoting, and bead board walls and ceilings. The home has french doors and original mantels. There are four porches with views of Rockyface and Rich Mountains. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 3,000 square feet. $309,000

From the Zillow listing:


Become the new owners of this charming 1890’s 2 story farmhouse in beautiful Bryson City. Nestled in the quiet Kirklands Creek community but only 5 minutes to downtown. This is one of the earliest homes built in swain county. The original home was restored in 2007 and an additional 1500 sq ft was added. The updates combine the historic character of the original home with features and materials today’s discerning buyers expect. Now fully restored and updated with all the modern comforts it still maintains its original charm and beauty. All walls and ceilings are clad in beadboard and all 4 bedrooms have fireplaces. The flexible floorpan offers multiple distinct living spaces, opportunities for multiple home offices, and bedrooms or play areas on both levels. 12 skylights flood the home with gorgeous natural light. The open concept is rare in older homes and offers a large kitchen, living room and dining area. The kitchen is an eclectic beauty that includes granite tops, pot filler, subway tiles (countertop to ceiling), walk in pantry, farmhouse sink, open shelving and vaulted ceilings. The restored vintage oak island was once a mercantile store counter and offers incredible storage. Two huge bathrooms offer painted wood floors, new vanities, faucets and lighting. Enjoy a soak in the clawfoot tubs or the tiled shower. The 2 master ensuites modernize the functionality of this house while keeping its authenticity and historic southern charm. Sit on one of the 4 porches and take in the views of Rockyface and Rich mountains or the grazing horses in the front pasture. Mature landscaping includes hydrangeas, roses, black eyed susans, peonies, forsythia and grand walnut and oak trees. Other things to note: metal roof, 1st floor laundry with W/D, dual heat pumps, metal storage building.


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