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194 Laurel Park Road, Blowing Rock, NC 28605

11 Beds

13.00 Baths

7517 SqFt


Unprecedented opportunity to acquire historic home on three and a half acres in Laurel Park with breathtaking views of Johns River Gorge and Grandfather Mountain. Merlin's Glen is one of only a handful of estates in Blowing Rock offering privacy and solitude just a five minute walk from the heart of Blowing Rock. The meandering driveway winds through rhododendron and trees to unveil the magnificent setting of the house. The house consists of nearly 8,000 square feet with eleven bedrooms and bathrooms. The original portion of this home was built in 1917 with a large addition added in 1994. The great room has beautiful chestnut paneling and a magnificent fireplace. The expansive property extends all the way to Globe Road affording complete view control. Hear the sound of Glen Burney Falls from the porches. This house has been used as a summer cottage by the same family for three generations over one hundred years. Either enjoy the existing house, update it or build the dream home of your own design. Meyer Greeson Paullin & Benson has created a stunning plan for renovation that would update this wonderful home for modern living. These plans are available in the Supplements. This property also has a detached two car garage with guest quarters upstairs. Exquisite stone walls grace the property. Stone outcroppings. Please see attached video to fully appreciate this amazing, one of a kind property.

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Property Details
Price $3,400,000
Bedrooms 11
Full Baths 12
Half Baths 1
Total Baths 13.00
Property Style Mountain
Acres 3.5
Property Type Residential
Sub type SingleFamilyResidence
MLS Sub type Single Family
Stories 3
Features Cooktop-Electric,Dishwasher,Double Ovens,Dryer,Dryer Hookup,Microwave,Refrigerator,Wall Oven,Washer,Washer Hookup
Exterior Features 2nd Living Quarters Heated
Year Built 1917
Subdivision Laurel Park
View Gorge View,Grandfather
Roof Asphalt Shingle
Heating Baseboard Electric
Parking Description 2 Car,Detached
Garage spaces 2
Geographic Data
County Watauga
Market Area 4-BlueRdg, BlowRck YadVall-Pattsn-Globe-CALDWLL)
Address Information
Address 194 Laurel Park Road, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Postal Code 28605
City Blowing Rock
State NC
Country United States
Listing Information
Listing Office James B. Collier
Listing Office Phone 704-380-2094
Listing Agent Burr Collier
Listing Agent Phone 704-380-2094
Buyer Agency Compensation 2.5%
Sub Agency Compensation 0
Terms Cash/New
School Information
Elementary School Blowing Rock
High School Watauga
MLS Information
MLS Status Active
Listing Date Jun 2, 2023
Listing Last Modified Apr 2, 2024
Tax Annual Amount 5406
MLS Area 4-BlueRdg, BlowRck YadVall-Pattsn-Globe-CALDWLL)
MLS # 243862

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