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$ 315,000

1878 Italianate Victorian

118 W Main St
Ninety Six, South Carolina 29666

Pope's Palace

Nestled in the heart of historic Ninety Six stands the majestic Pope's Palace, a testament to an era gone by. This remarkable historic home exudes an unmistakable charm that speaks of days when craftsmanship was an art.

As one steps inside, one's gaze is immediately drawn upwards to the soaring ceilings, a grand expanse adorned with original pressed tin. Each intricate pattern and design on the tin tells a story of the hands that molded them and the time they were from. The house's foundation is as robust as its character, with solid brick walls lending both strength and a rustic beauty. The walls, thick and formidable, are not just barriers but narrators of tales from yesteryears when this place has served as a hotel, tea room and an antique store when note used as a home.

These solid brick walls have witnessed time's passage and have stood firm, ensuring that the house's legacy endures. Ascend to the beautiful staircase to the upstairs' bedrooms, and one is greeted with the warm, amber glow of heart of pine flooring. Each wooden plank, with its unique grain and texture, resonates with the whispers of the past, creating an ambiance of nostalgic elegance.

Meanwhile, the downstairs boasts concrete slab flooring, pragmatic in its durability. It's an area conceived for bustling activity, with the resilience to withstand the wear and tear of high-footfall areas. Its sturdy nature makes it an ideal choice for an upscale restaurant, where the mingling aromas of sumptuous dishes would complement the house's historic allure.

This remarkable historic house, situated just a stone's throw away from Lake Greenwood's shores and 15 minutes from the population center of Greenwood and Lander University. This house, with its blend of history and functionality, provides the perfect stage for a restaurant that could become the talk of the town.

Furthermore, its proximity to the Ninety Six National Battlefield ensures a steady influx of history enthusiasts and visitors. This site, drenched in historical significance, offers yet another reason for potential patrons to frequent the area.

In essence, this historic house is not merely a testament to the past but a beacon for the future. A future that intertwines gourmet experiences with historical discovery, all set against the backdrop of Lake Greenwood's pristine beauty.
Bedrooms 4
Full Baths 1
Half Baths 1
Heated Sq. Ft. 3,900
Acres 0.9

MLS No. 127492

Features.

  • Fireplaces
  • Walk-in Shower(s)
  • Wood floors
  • High Ceilings
  • Tin Ceiling(s)
  • Transoms
  • Vintage Light Fixtures
  • Solid brick walls

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Christies Blackstream International Real Estate

Michael Bedenbaugh photo Michael Bedenbaugh

Mobile: 803-924-9979
Broker: 864-404-8295

Website: www.mikebedenbaughrealestate.com

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Listing No. 35616

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Broker: 864-404-8295

Website: www.mikebedenbaughrealestate.com

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