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Yankee baseball legend home. Circa 1912. Over 3 acres in the NC mountains. $399,700

June 23, 2023

This Little Switzerland house was the home of Yankee Baseball legend, Clyde King. It was also the home of one of the founders of Little Switzerland. The home was built in 1912. It is located on 3.26 acres in Little Switzerland, North Carolina. The home features a large wrap around front porch, hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings and exposed beams. There is also a guest cottage on the property with one bedroom and one bathroom. The main house has five bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,689 square feet. $399,700

Contact Jann Godwin with Timberline Properties: [email protected]

From the Zillow listing:


Appreciate Timeless? Distinctive Architecture? Own a Piece of Little Switzerland History! Echo Cottage built by one of the founders of Little Switzerland, home of Louisa De Sassure Duls the author of The Story of Little Switzerland, and 2ND part/owner was Yankee Baseball Legend, Clyde King. Completed summer of 1911, the original structure was built from plans printed In the Ladies Home Journal. It is a low white, green trimmed house looking like it just mushroomed up out of the ground. The original roof was made of hexagon tin shingles painted red. The Second Cottage is a small 1 BR 1 Bath with a history of its own. Called the Brown Cottage & sits above the curve of the road alongside a creek. The open meadow w/creek across the street is also a part of the recently surveyed 3.256 Acres. Main HOUSE has 4 BR, 2 BA, Huge Country Kitchen, separate Dining Room and Main Room with original post and beam construction, wood floors, stone fireplace with gas logs. If you LOVE HISTORY? Visit!!



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