c. 1909 Victorian
Mount Airy, North Carolina
Edgar Harvey Hennis House
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|Heated Sq. Ft.||3,798|
|Unheated Sq. Ft.||4,025|
- Has Rentable Unit(s)
- Commercial Use Permitted
- 1st Floor Bath
- 1st Floor Bedroom
- 1st Floor Laundry Room
- Fresh paint
- Restored exterior
- High Ceilings
- Original wood windows
- Wood floors
- Shingle Roof: Asphalt shingle
- Central air
- Heat pump
- Butler's Pantry
- Carriage House
- Claw-foot Tub(s)
- Leaded windows
- Ripple Glass
- Stained woodwork/doors
- Vintage Bath Fixtures
- Vintage Hardware
- Vintage Light Fixtures
- 2nd floor suite complete with kitchen
- Approx. 7800 Total Sq Ft under roof
- Central Hall
- Daylight basement for expansion
- Front &rear property line abut street right-of-way
- Gated Courtyard
- Guest Quarters
- Handcrafted kitchen cabinets
- Handmade brick
- Mountain view
- Multiple gardens
- Two garrets for expansion
- Wrap around gallery
Edgar Harvey Hennis House
This masterfully restored and beautifully landscaped historical property with approx.
is ready for a new owner to bring it into the future either as your
or any other type of venture.
From the moment you approach the main entrance of the front gallery, there is an embracing sense of history. The view before you of 5 projecting Victorian styled gables, beveled leaded glass transoms, granite steps and foundation, and other carefully restored architectural detail is just the beginning of what awaits you inside.
This beautiful Victorian home features:
and 4 original fireplace mantels with the original tile and summer covers.
The property also includes a 3 bay carriage house/garage (approx. 1000 sq. ft.) with a guest quarters above (approx. 700 sq. ft.). The guest quarters is a 1 bedroom, 1 bath with a kitchen/den, for a 3rd separate living area.
The property is zoned for multi-purpose use, has ample parking for 6 or more vehicles and falls under no other historic jurisdictions. Both the front & rear property line abut a street right-of-way.
Thank you for your interest. Further details can be found on the listing's page (See Listing).
Area DescriptionSituated in the rolling Piedmont terrain of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Mount Airy, N.C., offers a wide variety of activities:
For a relaxing evening, stay in your preserved/restored home with mountain views. For privacy you can retire to the rear ell's balcony overlooking a gated courtyard. Whatever you are planning there's always something to do to enjoy your surroundings.
Historic DetailListed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1986
All interior and exterior architectural details are in original/restored condition or period appropriate.
All doors and windows are original with their original hardware and most with their original wavy glass.
Recent ImprovementsOver a three year period, the home has been masterfully restored and preserved from the inside to out and onto the grounds with multiple gardens, pathways, water feature and a front garden patio with mountain views. The owners have maintained all of the home's original features and designed the main floor's period appropriate kitchen and bath.
The kitchen includes: handcrafted cabinetry built from the home's oak plank sub-flooring, original butler pantry cabinet doors and the original kitchen's beaded board wainscot. An old porcelain farmhouse sink was set back in place where it originally once hung. An antique upright piano top was repurposed as a stove hood which is vented into the original chimney where to old wood burning stove once stood. The laundry room is now located in the original pantry area. The bathroom features the original claw-foot tub and period appropriate flooring. Please visit the listing site for info.
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