Historic House Listings

“The Outpost”, former post office and general store. NC mountains. $400,000

May 18, 2021

Beautiful setting for this former post office and general store. Just imagine the history with this one. This home was built in 1890. It is located on one acre in Hot Springs, North Carolina. That’s a beautiful area in the North Carolina mountains, but they might be asking a bit too much for this one. The home features a covered front porch, hardwood floors, some wood ceilings and a screened in porch. The property has a private bridge, creek side picnic pavilion, and a fire pit. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,641 square feet. $400,000

Contact the property owner: 434-964-7074

From the Zillow listing:


The Outpost is a historic farmhouse in Spring Creek, NC that was built circa 1890 by a local family. It served as the local Spring Creek Post Office and General Store for many years, while also being a primary residence and farmstead for the family and their children. There are years of memories within its walls, and just walking onto the property can transport you back to simpler times… ?This charming 3 bedroom 2 bathroom 1600 sqft home sits on just over one acre of land, fronted by a robust creek. The screened porch overlooking the creek provides the perfect backdrop for family gatherings, meditative retreats, and more. The expansive, level field in the front is suitable for pets, gardening, lawn games, or whatever your heart desires. The custom-built pavilion by the creek features electrical hookups, a creekside firepit, and two ceiling fans. ?Inside, this 100-year-old farmhouse has been restored with modern amenities including hookups for surround-sound music, cable television, and satellite internet. Wormy chestnut cabinets give the expansive kitchen plenty of country-style character, and original flooring throughout adds to the appeal. Two woodburning stoves provide cozy comfort in the winter, along with a newly updated minisplit HVAC system for heating and cooling. Gardening opportunities abound at this wonderful retreat in the mountains of WNC. Get your rocking chairs ready for this picture-perfect Appalachian front porch, and enjoy the simplistic beauty this wonderful property has to offer. ?Located 30 minutes from Waynesville & 45 minutes from Asheville.


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