Historic House Listings

Former Hospital, “Engel Lukas Hall”, Circa 1929. Over five acres in the NC mountains. 20 beds/15 baths! $775,000

July 17, 2021

There are a lot of possibilities for this structure if it gets in the right hands! This was the former St. Luke’s Hospital, also known as Engel Lukas Hall. It was built in 1929. It is located on 5.47 acres in quaint Tryon, North Carolina in the NC mountains. The current owners spent two years doing work on the structure. They stabilized the building and repaired the tile roof. They installed copper flashing and gutters. They planted 1,000 new trees and eradicated all kudzu on the property. Twenty bedrooms, fifteen bathrooms and 39,000 square feet! $850,000 New Price: $775,000

Contact Jeremy Wood with SC NC Realty

From the Zillow listing:


“Engel Lukas Hall” FKA St. Luke’s Hospital is For Sale!! The sellers have spent almost 2 years restoring this historical building & property. Built in 1929, the sellers have taken their time doing all of the hard work reviving the original structural beauty & stability. Using hand crafted terracotta roofing tiles to repair the roof, having experts fashion copper flashing & gutters, repairing & refurbishing all the windows. Sellers conducted Phase 1 & 2 Enviro. & have cleared out all waste & properly addressed buried oil tanks. (see attached list of addtl work performed). The building boasts 39,000+ sqft & has dozens of rooms, soaring ceilings, large open spaces, & many bathrooms. NEW Zoning: GBCU (General Business, Conditional Use) which means space can be used as both residential & business. New Survey. Kudzu Eradication. 3 Phase Power. Sellers have replenished the land with over 1000 new trees. Desirable location – close to IGA, shopping, Retail, Dining, etc! Endless Possibilities!


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