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Friendly Hills - Historic Home on 17± Acres in Tryon, North Carolina

Historic Friendly Hills on17± manicured acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Selling at or above $975k. Recently list at $2.475M.

  •   Oct 21 @ 1:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Oct 29 @ 1:00PM EDT (End)
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Friendly Hills

17± Acres in Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Selling at or above $975k. Recently Listed at $2.475M.

Online bidding begins October 21st and concludes October 29th at 1 p.m. (ET) 

A registration amount of $10,000.00 must be submitted in order to be an approved bidder

 

80 Country Club Road, Tryon, NC 28782

"Friendly Hills", a 1924 English Tudor-style home with 17+ manicured acres enveloped by the Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This estate home, registered with NC Historic Preservation, was once owned by the renowned author, Margaret Culkin Banning. The log cabin that helped inspire her writings is still a part of this beautifully unique property. The moment you enter the foyer, this home will draw you into its one of a kind interior. The historic flavor of the wood floors, beamed 20' ceilings and rock fireplace with a mantle made by the famous "Tryon Toymakers" exudes old world style. The home features amazing rockwork inside and out, from walkways to columns. Its amenities include a saltwater pool, a 3BR/2BA guest house and a large two-level shop that could be converted to another guest quarters. This private, knoll-top estate property is situated only 1.5 miles from downtown Tryon.

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  • Historic English Tudor Home once owned by renowned author –Margaret Culkin Banning
  • Guest Home, Log Cabin, Shop, Salt Water Pool situated on 17± manicured acres
  • Private knoll-top Estate with gorgeous mountain views
  • One of a kind interior exudes old world style
  • Amazing rock work inside and out
  • Just 1.5 miles to downtown Tryon
  • Nearby Amenities: Tryon International Equestrian Center, Green River Gorge, Biltmore Estate, Lake Lure and more…
  • Just off I-26 between Ashville, NC & Spartanburg, SC
  • The historic Friendly Hills is under protective covenants held by Preservation North Carolina. Please contact Dawn Williams at dwilliams@presnc.org or 919-832-3652 x221. Please see the Documents tab above to view these covenants.

  • The home will be sold unfurnished; however, the furnishings will be made available to the Purchaser after auction day.

 

Property Features

Bedrooms

  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bedroom 4 Dimensions: 12 x 13
  • Bedroom 5 Dimensions: 13 x 14
  • Bedroom 1 Description: 17x18
  • Bedroom 2 Description: 14x15
  • Bedroom 3 Description: 12x15

Bathrooms

  • Total Bathrooms: 5 / 1
  • Full Bathrooms: 5
  • 1/2 Bathrooms: 1
  • Bathroom 2 Description: 1

Kitchen and Dining

  • 13x14
  • Breakfast Description: 12x13
  • Dining Room Description: 17x17

Exterior and Lot Features

  • Balcony
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Pool-In Ground
  • Porch-Front
  • Generator
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 764042±

Appliances

  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stand Alone Rng-Electric

Heating and Cooling

  • Cooling Features: Central Forced
  • Fireplace Features: Gas Logs
  • Heating Features: Oil, Radiant
  • Number of Fireplaces: 2

Interior Features

  • Bookcase
  • Ceiling 9ft+
  • Security System Owned
  • Countertops-Other
  • Second Living Quarters
  • Pantry / Closet

Other Rooms

  • Basement Description: Partial, Unfinished, Walkout, Interior Access
  • Den Description: Den Size: 10x12

Land Info

  • Lot Description: Level, Mountain View, Sloped Gently, Some Trees, Steep, Underground Utilities
  • Lot Size Acres: 17.54±

Garage and Parking

  • Driveway: Circular, Gravel
  • Number of Garage Spaces: 2
  • Garage Description: 2 / Attached Garage
  • Parking Features: Attached Garage

School Information

  • Elementary School: Tryon
  • High School: Polk County
  • Middle School: Polk

Building and Construction

  • Year Built: 1924
  • Building Exterior Type: Stone, Masonry Stucco, Wood
  • Flooring: Ceramic Tile, Hardwood
  • Foundation Details: Crawl Space, Basement
  • Property Age: 95
  • Roof: Architectural, Slate
  • Levels or Stories: 2+Basement
  • House Style: Tudor

Utilities

  • Sewer: Septic

In association with:

Ron Picarri, Bonnie Lingerfelt Broker #187054 / ReMax Advantage Realty License #C8795

828-859-5454

Auction Information

Auction Online Bidding begins Monday, October 21st and concludes Tuesday, October 29th at 1 p.m. (ET).

Buyer’s Premium A 10% Buyer’s Premium will be added to the final bid to determine the Total Contract Price paid by the Purchaser.

Registration Requirement: A registration amount of $10,000.00 must be submitted in order to be an approved bidder. If you are not the Purchaser, this will be promptly refunded. Please call 800-476-3939 for details.

Terms of Sale The Contract is to be signed and returned to Target Auction Company on auction day. This is a Cash Sale with 10% down due when signing with the balance due at closing on or before December 4th, 2019. Call 800-476-3939 for details.

Broker Compensation:  Brokers are welcome. Please see the Broker Compensation Form under this property’s Documents tab.

Open House Events: A representative will be available for property tours on October 19, 20, 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. through 3 p.m. (ET). We recommend that you call in advance to schedule a time to view. Please call 800-476-3939 for details.

 

Broker Participation Welcome. 10% Buyer’s Premium.

Clyde Dewey Jacobs, NCAL #10206

Target Auction & Land Company, Inc.,  NC Firm # 9899

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