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Off market. Mountain cabin in North Carolina. Circa 1940. On two acres. $120,000

June 30, 2021

This mountain cabin is just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. The cabin was built in 1940. It is located on two acres in Balsam, North Carolina. There are two wired workshops on the property. The cabin was last used as a potter’s art studio and private residence. It definitely needs some work and clearing out. The home features a covered front porch and a back deck. Two bedrooms, one bathroom and 1,000 square feet. $120,000

Contact Mona Gersky with Moondancer Realty

From the Zillow listing:


This little house has served well since 2002 as a local potter’s residence & studio. Cabin is situated on almost 2 beautiful acres. No chemicals have been used on the property and lower lot has had a thriving garden before. The tax card states the home was built in 1940 but style of some of the building techniques indicates portions might be much older. Small creek runs through property, audible year round and visible in the fall and winter. 2BR/1BA cabin, one BR currently serves as a pottery room and the other as a large bedroom. Vaulted ceiling. Seller had new SS chimney flue installed and woodstove. Original PVC plumbing changed out for PEX in 2013, new propane hot water tank and pressure tank 2020. Cute kitchen and dining area is an “L” shape, roughly 175 sf. Newish floor in studio/bedroom. Monitor propane heater. Adjacent lot is included and has two 12×16 fully wired workshop buildings. One is insulated. Water provided by rainwater although new owner could tie into well on the other property. There’s a 10 x 15 1/2 deck attached to these buildings. Cabin has septic and private well. Lower lot has rainbarrel for water collection but could tie into well. Home sold “as is”.


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