This immaculate victorian style home was originally built in 1885 by J.W. Stribling, rumored to have replaced a home that had burned down in 1880, his descendants lived in the home for nearly 100 years. This was the only house on this block until 1900. Victorian details of the exterior include turned columns, steep roof gables, wide wrap-around porch, heavy interior casings and ornate mill work. Inside the home you have seven fireplaces, 10 to 12 ft ceilings, heart pine flooring, 8 ft doorways, ornate moldings and stairways, ornately crafted mill work and fretwork, pocket doors and ornate hardware. Though it has been updated over the years, specific care has been taken to keep the home true to its time. The renovations have been executed in accordance with the Secretary of State's Guidelines by the Restoration of Properties on the National Register of Historic Places. With 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in this 4,631 square foot home on a full 1 acre parcel, you are offered a cozy home feeling while provided with plenty of space to entertain up to 100 party guests. Parking is easy with a nice driveway accompanied with street side parking. Upgrades include: a new roof in 2006, reconstruction and re-pointing of chimneys, lighting rod system, deck reconstruction and addition of new decks, reconstruction of sections of front porch, window reconstruction where needed, painting, restoration of stained glass plumbing is copper supple lines, waste is plastic with some old cast iron, reconfiguration of floor plan to modernize bathrooms and kitchen, restoration of all windows, restoration of all plaster, restoration of all bead board, restoration of all original doors, repair & refinishing all heart pine flooring, installation of new fixtures/ appliances, installation of gas fire logs in central fireplace (other fireplaces closed up), and installation of cabinetry & built-in shelving. A barn offers extra storage and the incredible back yard also includes a play house. Landscaping design is based on an heirloom plan, which incorporates traditional shade trees and varieties of trees, shrubs and blooming perennials. Enjoy a relaxing walk or nice bike ride on the sidewalk just out your front door. Situated in the heart of historic downtown Seneca, South Carolina you are within walking distance to all the of the rich history and modern amenities this lovely town has to offer. Perfect for a bed and breakfast or the family who loves a home with such a vibrant history. Close to Clemson University, Greenville, Asheville, Charlotte and Atlanta! Check out the virtual tour!
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Listing information last updated on September 20th, 2018 at 1:46am EDT.