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$ 549,900

c. 1909 Victorian

1056 North Main Street
Mount Airy, North Carolina

Edgar Harvey Hennis House Restored and Preserved Victorian Potential Bed and Breakfast

Cool summer evening with Mountain Views
Cool summer evening with Mountain Views
This stunningly restored and preserved old home has the potential to provide you with the peace of mind you deserve. Whether it is the potential for an extra income source from either a BnB, Airbnb, Wedding venue or simply rental income, or whether it is the potential for low maintenance cost and low utility cost of your single family home, the knowing alone gives you the peace of mind you deserve.
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Painted Lady
Painted Lady
Approx.1960
Approx.1960
Square footage breakdown
Square footage breakdown
Bedrooms 5
Full Baths 3
Heated Sq. Ft. 3,798
Unheated Sq. Ft. 1,709
Acres 0.8

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
  • Central air
  • Heat pump
  • Ripple Glass
  • Stained woodwork/doors
  • Transoms
  • 2nd floor suite complete with kitchen
  • Approx. 7800 Total Sq Ft under roof
  • Central Hall
  • Daylight basement for expansion
  • Guest Quarters
  • Mountain view
  • Two garrets for expansion
  • Wrap around gallery

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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,

- 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, courtyard and a front garden patio with mountain views. The owners have maintained all of the home's original features. Rebuilt kitchen and bath back to original period style. They also made the home more energy efficient.

Thanks for your interest

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