Historic Home sits atop winding circular concrete drive surrounded by lush acreage. Very fertile soil produce Grapes for wine, Berries, fruits, & nuts. Many Maple & Magnolia tress provide abundant shade & privacy. WELL SUITED FOR just about any type of BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL HTQTRS., FAMILY COMPOUND...possibilities endless!
This rare 5 ac. spread has an unusual single-story open floor plan with many unique features. Original home was very nicely expanded in 1985.
Home features Huge Rooms, High Ceilings, 2 separate Kitchens (main eat-in,15x13) & (canning, 11x14 with Rock Flooring & Propane Stove in addition to a 23x22 Great Room. Every door opens to the wrap-around porch. A screened-in porch was added for bug-free entertaining.
It retains the orig. Woodwork, Priceless Mantles, Doors/knobs/locks, Windows & Molding. Original Brick entryway maintained. 1st Generation Heart Pine Paneling, wavy floors-"indicative of the period" adds lots of Old World Charm. Rare Trees, foliage in Natural area.
Imagine owning your own Antebellum Plantation. Doc's Place will take you way back in time when the pace was slower; you could see & taste the fruits of your labor. Your fresh, unpolluted water came from your own well (with its own little Well Pump house & Potting Shed).
Birds of many colors splash in the Birdbath lovingly handcrafted & placed under the Magnolia tree near your main Kitchen.
This Historic home was built in 1858 by renowned "civil war veteran, Dr. Littleton W. Coleman." Dr. Coleman purchased 10 ac. from Jessie Miller in June 1858. Recorded Deeds further indicate Dr. Coleman acquired many parcels up thru Aug. 1902 totaling app. 365 ac. which he shared with his wife Jane, & their only daughter, Lottie.
Lottie married the renowned mining engineer, E.B.C. Hambley. E.B.C built the Historic "Wallace-Hambley House" on Fulton St. in Salisbury. He owned his own mine near-by & was known as the "Mine Troubleshooter" here & in many foreign countries, including Germany, India, etc. where he befriended many dignitaries. HISTORICAL PHOTOS, DEEDS, HISTORY TRANSFER WITH HOME PURCHASE.
In the early years, the good Dr. had an office bldg. as well as a vineyard/plantation/farm which was a natural outgrowth of tilling this very fertile land. Today, the possibilities are endless; Business or Ministry Headquarters, Vineyard, Equestrian Stable/Horse farm, Alpaca breeding, Retirement/Nursing Home, Auto Repair Shop- just about any business you can think of.
Over the ensuing century, various parcels of the Estate passed thru the Littleton/Hambley families. In the 1947, Van C. & Mabel Holshouser Sr. purchased 3 parcels including the main house.
The Woodie's purchased the estate in '79. For decades, they entertained family & friends at frequent reunions & holiday get-togethers..
RECENT UPDATES/IMPROVEMENTS: New Heat pump/air, 2013 (passed county inspection), Septic system- reworked,'09, pumped & inspected '13.. New roofs under warranty (passed Inspection). Gutters & French Drains installed, 2013. Permanent Advanced Termite Bait System Installed '08 & Maintained. Refinished Hardwoods.
Schools: Shive or Rockwell Elem., Erwin Middle, & East Rowan High.
Zoned RA- No restrictions or covenants. Property listed "as is". 2 additional homes or ? could be built on lower acreage without sacrificing privacy! SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY PLEASE. Move-in ready. 2 Lawn Tractors convey. Financing terms: Cash, Conventional, (pre-approved) with Proof of Funds @ time of purchase. NO OWNER FINANCING, OR LEASE WITH OPTION TO BUY. OR RENTAL OPTION AVAILABLE UNDER ANY CONDITIONS!