c. 1860 Victorian: Queen Anne
Taylor, Wall, Yancey House
|Heated Sq. Ft.||4,875|
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The Taylor-Wall-Yancy house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places (circa late 1800’s).
You can feel the Southern CHARM of this Queen Ann Victorian home as you walk up onto the wrap around front porch with its relaxing swing. Enter the spacious foyer and admire the rounded alcove and carved stair case with home office tucked under. You enter the living room through a double pocket doorway. This spacious room boasts a large bay window with silk drapes, 12 ft ceilings and one of the many lovely chandeliers. There is a charming sun room for morning coffee and bird watching which provides a view of the manicured front yard. Through another set of large pocket doors is the formal dining room with one of the 7 antique fireplace mantels and a built in. Large windows have views of the side yard garden. The impressive cook’s kitchen has the feel of a French provincial home with its large brick fireplace, granite counters and tumbled travertine backsplash, professional stainless steel appliances, copper farm sink and large pantry. From the kitchen is the mudroom with bench seating, cubbies for storage, a broom closet and utility sink. A French door opens to the spacious 2 tier deck. The 30 x 40 deck is the place for large gatherings or a friendly get together. Here you see the huge yard which has plenty of space to add a swimming pool and sports court. The downstairs has one large bedroom with a private entry. This room opens to a hall and full bath. Upstairs are 3 large bedrooms and a spa like bathroom with a large soaking tub and separate shower, a 2nd sink is in the attached 200 sq ft dressing room.
The home is on 3.2 acres in a small quaint town within minutes of one of the area’s most beautiful lakes. There have been many updates to the home including a new roof. A new 2600 sq ft carriage house for 2 cars, a workshop/man cave with a half bath and its own heat and air unit and an unfinished 900 sq ft loft with a Juliet balcony, a separate garden shed with double door entry for lawn equipment are at the end of the large car park area. There is also a one bedroom one bath cottage suitable for a retal or guest house.
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