Historic House Listings

The Robert Lafayette Cooper House, Circa 1889 in North Carolina. $369,999

September 30, 2023

Recognized by locals as the crown jewel of Murphy. The prestigious Robert Lafayette Cooper House was built in 1889. It is located on .46 acres in Murphy, North Carolina. I wish there more pictures and a better picture of the exterior of the home. The home features a large covered front porch, hardwood floors, beautiful stained glass, wainscoting and an enclosed porch. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and 4,136 square feet. $399,999 New price: $369,999

Contact Sandra B. Daley with Appalachian Mountain and Lake Properties: 828-361-2423

From the Zillow listing:


Recognized as the Crown Jewel of Murphy by Many locals, It is regarded as a historic Place and was on registry. It was the prestigious Robert Lafayette Cooper House. From your Firest steps into the foyer, ornate architecture & period partly furnished decor will greet you. 4 bed/2 full baths, 3 sitting rooms, formal dining & Breakfast Nook, 2 Reading Nooks, & 5 fireplaces. The exterior, kept true to its traditional state, will impress with a wraparound veranda, 3 screened porches, & carriage house. Experience a magnificent era in timeless fashion in this crafted, much loved home. has a carriage home that is detached used for worshop and/orparking.



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