Historic House Listings

“Engel Lukas Hall”, Circa 1929. Structure is 40,000 square feet! $875,000

June 25, 2024

“Engel Lukas Hall”, also known as St. Luke’s Hospital. It was built during the Great Depression and had two doctors. The doctors had the hospital built to birth babies in the county. It was originally just the stone section and later had brick additions. The hospital was used up until the early 2000’s. The hospital was built in 1929. It is located on 2.34 acres in Tryon, North Carolina. The sellers have repaired the terra cotta roof, copper flashing and gutters and removed buried oil tanks. They planted 3,000 new trees and shrubs. The original stone portion of the hospital is 16,000 square feet. Thirty-eight bedrooms, seventeen bathrooms and 40,000 square feet. $875,000

Contact Jeremy Wood: [email protected]

From the Zillow listing:


“Engel Lukas Hall” FKA St. Luke’s Hospital is For Sale!! The sellers have spent almost 3 years restoring this historic building. St. Lukes was built during a time of economic depression in 1929, but 2 Doctors had a vision to build a hospital for birthing babies in Polk County! The hospital had a long prosperous life until the early 2000’s when the building was no longer being used. The current sellers have taken their time reviving the structure’s beauty, integrity & stability. Hand crafted terracotta roof, copper flashing & gutters, repairing windows, conducting Phase 1 & 2 Enviro. & remediated buried oil tanks.The building boasts 40,000 sqft & has dozens of rooms, soaring ceilings. Approx 16,000 SQFT in the original stone hospital. 2 brick wings built in the 50’s. NEW Flexible Zoning: GBCU -space can be used as residential & business. 3 Phase Power. Public Utilities. Sellers have replenished the land with over 3000 new trees, shrubs, flowers. 2 blocks from new “Rails to Trails”.


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