Holly Springs, Mississippi
~More About The History Of The Home: Burton Place was built in1848 by the Burton’s ,natives of Virginia. The brick work in the front of the home is Flemish bond rarely found here,
The home has rare French Zuber murals called Villafrench. The murals are found in the entry,the upstairs landing, the center hall, dining room.
The entry hall has lovely transom windows and side lights.
The Parlour paint color is original to the home. The original carpet in the parlour was imported from England and restored .The chandelier is an American gasolier which came from a home in Holly Springs. There is a Chickering piano in the parlour .
The parlour, and the downstairs bedroom have transom lights along with double sets of windows for ventilation. The home has lovely period furnishings and draperies.Many furnishings are original to the home.
The downstairs bedroom was called the Sam Houston room. He was a Texas President, General , and later a US Senator. He was a relative of the Burton’s.
The iron fence surrounding the property was originally placed around the courthouse .in 1920 Mrs. Burton purchased it and installed it at Burton Place.The fleur d’s lis motif found at the top of the fencing was the reason for the secondary name of the home Fleur D’Lis .
This property sits on a 2.8 acre city lot in a charming historical town 45 minutes from Memphis TN and 30 minutes away from Oxford, MS., and one hour to Tupelo,MS.
|Heated Sq. Ft.||5,178|
- Built-in Cabinets
- Wood floors
- French doors
- Vintage Light Fixtures
- Wrought Iron Fence
- Back Porch
- Wall Murals
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