Historic House Listings

A porch with a view! Circa 1903. Over one acre in the NC mountains. $1,499,999

December 13, 2021

This Richard Sharp Smith mansion is the crown jewel of the town. It is currently operating as a successful inn. How about that porch?! This home was built in 1903. It is located on 1.22 acres in Marshall, North Carolina. The home features a beautiful front porch with amazing views, original hardwood floors, pocket doors, built-ins, multiple fireplaces, crown molding and window seats. There is a detached building that could be used as more living space or an office. Five bedrooms, five bathrooms and 3,810 square feet. $1,499,999

Contact Danni Hurley with Red Dot Realty

From the Zillow listing:


Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own the Crown Jewel of the Town of Marshall! This 1903 Richard Sharp Smith mansion is anchored above town with expansive French Broad River and long-range mountain views. Walkable to Main Street, yet elevated and private, this historic home has been updated and restored to its original (or better) splendor! Currently a highly-rated Inn (zoned commercial/residential), it’s truly a legacy property to enjoy for generations! Elegance and romance abound here-from the sound of the river on the massive, covered porch to the town lights glimmering below the grand entry, kitchen, and pocket-doored dining and living rooms! Retreat to your private rooms floating above town, each w/ own contemporary bath. Private, porte-cochere entry to parlor with stone fireplace welcomes everyone. The separate kitchen, laundry, and pantry make this an entertainer’s dream. The 1.22 acres includes a separate two-story workshop that could be converted to additional living space!


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