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Sold. Oh my! Mountain house & guest cottage in NC. Circa 1849/1850. $789,000

July 9, 2021

Great interiors in both houses! Love that guest cottage! This is the Colonel Lawrence M. Allen House. The home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is situated just 30 minutes from Asheville and is on the French Broad River. The main house was built in 1849. It and the guest cottage are located on .36 acres in Marshall, North Carolina. The home features double front porches, wood floors, wood walls, wood ceilings, exposed beams and multiple fireplaces. The guest cottage has wood floors, wood walls, and wood ceilings. There is a kitchen and bath in the guest house. The guest house was built in 1850. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,606 square feet. $789,000

Contact Ann Harold with French Broad Real Estate

From the Zillow listing:


Colonel Lawrence M. Allen House (circa 1849) & Story Cottage (circa 1850) on the National Historic Registry in Downtown Marshall. This is truly a rare opportunity to own a piece of history in the thriving mountain town of Marshall, 30 minutes North of Downtown Asheville and on the French Broad River. Opportunities for a residential home w/separate 1BR cottage that has a small kitchen and bathroom OR business OR combination live/work. This home and cottage were lovingly restored in years 2006 & 2007 and more recent capital improvements are standing seam metal roof 2016, complete exterior paint 2018, HVAC 2019. See attached brochure for more information on other improvements. Bring your vision and come be part of the artistic & entrepreneurial community in Downtown Marshall.


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