Historic House Listings

“The Aerie”, Circa 1905. Over an acre in North Carolina. $625,000

March 31, 2024

I remember this house when the sellers purchased it. The house had been vacant for a long time. They had a page showing the restoration. The Aerie was built in 1905. It is located on 1.47 acres in Morganton, North Carolina. The house features a covered front porch, hardwood floors, bead board, crown moulding, wide baseboards, stained glass and chair rails. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and 3,960 square feet. $625,000

Contact Laura Ervin Mulwee with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Blue Ridge: [email protected]

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome to “The Aerie,” a historical gem nestled on 1.47 acres overlooking the Town of Glen Alpine. Built in 1905, this home holds a rich legacy as the old E.A. Hennessee Home Place, boasting stunning views of Table Rock, Hawksbill and Grandfather mountains. With its classic charm and timeless elegance, The Aerie invites you to step back in time while enjoying modern comforts such as a woodstove, solar panels and induction stovetop. The wraparound porch offers relaxation and beautiful scenery, while inside, you’ll discover the matchboard walls, moldings, and original mantels that speak to its heritage. Owners have restored with sustainability in mind. There are still several rooms awaiting your personal touch. Completion of another main level bathroom and second-level bathroom will expand the heated square footage to over 4,000 square feet. “The Aerie” presents a rare opportunity to own a piece of history. Don’t miss your chance to make this iconic residence your own!


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