Built in 1867 for Elijah Simerly, the founder of Hampton and President of the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad (aka âTweetsieâ) this historical residence has since been home to a Governor of Georgia and founder of Georgia School of Technology and a mining magnate to only name a few of the select past and current 5 owners. Now, this beautiful piece of history could be YOURS! Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this is an opportunity of a lifetime to own a stunning piece of Italianate architectural style and a significant piece of history.The mansion boasts 20 rooms including seven bedrooms, four bathrooms and multiple living areas. Enjoy a host of original features such as the nine fireplaces, polished timber floors, soaring 11-foot ceilings and the beautifully ornate door frames. The living spaces are grand and oversized, with plenty of potential for use as a venue and comfortable home.This breathtaking home sits proudly surrounded by Unaka Mountains, with mountain views from the porches. A host of natural beauties including Watauga Lake, Blue Ridge Parkway, Cherokee National Forest, Appalachian Trail, Laurel Falls, Western N.C. are all within easy reach of this unique property. Buyer and Buyer's agent to verify all information.
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