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$ 649,900

c. 1909 Victorian

1056 North Main Street
Mount Airy, North Carolina

Edgar Harvey Hennis House

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Historic Home for sale North Carolina

Painted Lady
Painted Lady
Mountain views from front gallery
Mountain views from front gallery
Garden Patio
Garden Patio
Wrap Around Gallery
Wrap Around Gallery
Bedroom entrance
Bedroom entrance
Family room entrance
Family room entrance
Granite steps leading to main entrance
Granite steps leading to main entrance
Center Hall with spindled colonnade
Center Hall with spindled colonnade
Parlor
Parlor
Front Bedroom #1
Front Bedroom #1
Main floor bedroom #2
Main floor bedroom #2
Dining Room
Dining Room
Period appropriate kitchen
Period appropriate kitchen
Handcrafted cabinetry
Handcrafted cabinetry
Library height paneled wainscott
Library height paneled wainscott
Main floor Bathroom
Main floor Bathroom
Family Room
Family Room
Hand painted striped walls
Hand painted striped walls
2nd floor kitchen
2nd floor kitchen
2nd floor bedroom #3
2nd floor bedroom #3
2nd floor bathroom
2nd floor bathroom
2nd floor bedroom/Den #4
2nd floor bedroom/Den #4
Rear ell's balcony off of central hall and kitchen
Rear ell's balcony off of central hall and kitchen
Rear ell's lower level porch, basement area
Rear ell's lower level porch, basement area
Courtyard
Courtyard
Carriage House/Garage
Carriage House/Garage
Carriage House Bedroom
Carriage House Bedroom
Carriage House Bathroom
Carriage House Bathroom
Kitchen area, Carriage House
Kitchen area, Carriage House
Den area, Carriage House
Den area, Carriage House
Carriage House Views
Carriage House Views
Approx.1960
Approx.1960
Mount Airy radius time distance map
Mount Airy radius time distance map
Bedrooms 5
Full Baths 3
Heated Sq. Ft. 3,798
Unheated Sq. Ft. 4,025
Acres 0.8
MLS No. 1014399

Features.

  • Has Rentable Unit(s)
  • Commercial Use Permitted
  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Bedroom
  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • Fresh paint
  • Patio
  • 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
  • Transoms
  • 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
  • Parlor
  • Two garrets for expansion
  • Wrap around gallery

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Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Yost and Little

Jim Dowell
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Mobile: (336) 207-1906
Phone: (336) 370-4000

jimdowell.bhhscarolinas.com

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Edgar Harvey Hennis House

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Endless Opportunity Awaits


This masterfully restored and beautifully landscaped historical property with approx.

- 6,100 total sq. ft. (main house),

- 1700 total sq. ft. (carriage house/garage)

- 500 total sq. ft. (open air-courtyard/patio)


is ready for a new owner to bring it into the future either as your

- Private Residence,

- Bed and Breakfast,

- Entertainment Venue,

- Home Office,

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:

- a 38 foot long central hall with oak floors

- a spindled colonnade partition,

- main floor kitchen with handcrafted cabinetry,

- second floor kitchen which allows for a 2nd living area

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 Description

Situated in the rolling Piedmont terrain of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Mount Airy, N.C., offers a wide variety of activities:
- 40 minutes south to Winston Salem;

- 15 minutes north to the Blue Ridge Parkway;

- Drive any direction to local vineyards of the Yadkin Valley Wine Country;

- 10 minute walk down Main St. to shopping and entertainment;

- 1 hour to ski resorts, nature trails, hiking and more.


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 Detail

Listed 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 Improvements

Over 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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Listing No. 31307

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