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Want this mountain house! Look inside! Over 2 acres in North Carolina. $299,900

September 20, 2023

I want this mountain house! The interior has original details! Only 30 minutes to Highlands, North Carolina. The home was built in 1917. It is located on 2.40 acres in Franklin, North Carolina. The home features a covered front porch, hardwood floors, pocket doors, picture rails, wainscoting, wide baseboards, built-ins and lots of bead board. The kitchen needs work, but it’s a large space and like a blank slate. The home is within walking distance to local breweries, restaurants and shopping. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,606 square feet. $299,900

Contact Katelyn Vanderwoude with RE/MAX Elite Realty

From the Zillow listing:


Constructed in 1917, this home is a charming part of Franklin’s history! Situated just off the Highlands Rd, this property is within walking distance of Franklin’s downtown shops, restaurants, breweries, and more! Nestled amidst the wooded 2.4 +/- acres, the property offers both privacy and the convenience of town amenities! Historical character is felt throughout the home with brick fireplaces, pocket doors, original hardwood floors, and beadboard paneling throughout. The main level houses a sunlit living room surrounded by windows ensuring lots of natural light. Pocket doors separate the living and dining rooms, both with their own fireplaces. Adjacent to the dining room, you’ll find a spacious kitchen with access to the screened-in sun porch. The primary bedroom is also on the main with its own fireplace as well. Lastly, there is a half bath at the end of the hall and interior access to the unfinished basement. Up the stairs are an additional three bedrooms, along with a bonus space that could easily serve as an office. Surprisingly for the home’s age, you’ll find a closet in every bedroom! Completing the upper level is a full bathroom. Home needs work- seller makes no rep.



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