Historic House Listings

Sold. Want that buggy! The Iconic Meng House, Circa 1832. On 1.5 acres in South Carolina. $415,000

July 23, 2021

This is quite a stately looking home! Love the light fixtures. The iconic Meng House was built in 1832. It is located on 1.5 acres in Union, south Carolina. The home features original hardwood floors, grand staircase, wainscoting, built-ins and original mantels. The home has twelve foot ceilings and original plaster. Sumter National Forest is right next door. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms and 4,068 square feet. $415,000

Contact Elaine Gillespie with Coldwell Banker Realty

From the Zillow listing:


The iconic Meng House c. 1832. Stunning. Do I need to say more? That sums up anyone’s elaborately-crafted description of this classic Greek Revival mansion in Union, SC. It has been partially renovated and is selling AS-IS. Now is your chance to get a an amazing home or commercial space at a much lower price than it will be when the Seller completes his labor of love. From the road, you will immediately recognize that this columned home is unique. The front and side porches with cement-over-brick columns are virtually identical save the window and door arrangements. There is a grand central hallway flanked by four 18′ x 18′ rooms. Ceilings soar to 12′. Extensive moulding, 1′-thick heart pine floors, rough-cut logs that form roof trusses and the gigantic windows and hand-applied plaster assure you that this was originally the home of a wealthy family. The fact that much of the historic detailing is still intact speaks to the quality of the original construction. The Meng House rests on 1.5 acres within walking distance of The University of South Carolina’ Regional Campus and downtown. And the Sumter National Forest is right next door… an outdoorsman’s paradise! The temperate climate of small town Union makes this a wonderful get away or place to raise a family. It’s 30 minutes to Spartanburg, a booming center of industry, where you’ll find state-of-the-art healthcare. And it’s only 1.5 hours to Charlotte, NC or Columbia, SC! So come explore The Meng House and upstate SC!


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