First time on the market in 50 years! This historic estate home designed by Erle Stillwell is the centerpiece of a 4-acre estate property poised on the edge of Flat Rock. The main residence features oak floors, spiral staircase, high ceilings and totally private views. The charming pool house with 1 bathroom offers an ideal guest house. The estate includes rolling property with a bold creek and back pasture. Enjoy a gracious setting close to both Hendersonville and Flat Rock. This elegant estate is one of the most notable historic estates in the region.
The Entrance | The estate features a handsome stone column entrance and winding drive flanked by tall shade trees, stonework, and meticulous landscaping.
The Residence | Designed by noted Hendersonville architect Erle Stillwell and built in 1949, this elegant but comfortable home features 4 bedrooms and 3 ½ baths. The residence includes a beautiful foyer with spiral staircase, eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, beautiful sunken living room, den, huge covered patio, and large master suite on the main floor.
Studio & Garages | The estate includes two oversized garage bays and one carport bay. The former maid’s quarters and laundry located just past the garage could serve as a small apartment or artist studio. In the basement is a great space for a workshop area or storage room.
Pool House | Built around 1973, this wonderful pool house is ideal for relaxation and entertainment. Downstairs is a one car garage and plenty of storage. Upstairs, the casual great room with its vaulted beamed ceiling and brick wood burning fireplace provides a great year round entertainment venue. The pool house features one bedroom with an oversized bathroom plus a second bath with outside entry, perfect for clean up before you come inside. Notice the handy kitchenette with ice maker. Disappearing sliding doors open to the wonderful modified kidney shaped swimming pool. This idyllic setting overlooking the very private grounds will be a favorite for the entire family.
Estate Grounds | This estate offers a highly private ambiance with a mature landscape of rhododendron, azaleas, boxwoods, and evergreens. The house sits well back from the road, nestled amid natural surroundings. Although located only 3 miles to downtown Hendersonville, the home is exceptionally secluded and surrounded by other estate properties. The massive back yard will be a favorite place for children to play. The terrain gently descends below the main residence.
The Location | Just on the edge of Flat Rock and close to other historic estate properties, this Stillwell designed home is a stand out. The gracious grounds are truly one of the finest in the area. The estate is convenient to shopping and dining Hendersonville as well as the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site and the Flat Rock Playhouse. Greenville, Spartanburg, and Asheville are all about 45 minutes away.