c. 1860 – Mooresboro, NC

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231 Old Calvary Church Rd, Mooresboro, NC 28114

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  • $129,900
  • 2 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 1422 Sq Ft
  • 1.34 Ac.
Is this your dream home? Charming 1860 Farmhouse has been restored and updated though still has a nostalgic feel. Private and on a lightly traveled country road The adjoining 13 acres is also for sale. Could use extra living area as 3rd bedroom. 4 gas log fireplaces. Large wrap around porch and yard with many garden spots and potential for small homestead. Top of the line red metal roof is only one of the great features of this home. Schedule a showing today. Player piano stays as does a brand new range,oven, washing machine, and most other furniture if you like. Water is city but there is a well not currently being used. Just a short drive to the Tryon Equestrian Center, Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy. Lake Lure Rutherford county is a nice place to live. Come see for yourself.
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Mavis Schlichtmann, Keller Williams
(828) 254-7253
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6 Comments on c. 1860 – Mooresboro, NC

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11832 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Y’all know me, this is the kind of home I’d go look at. I’d do a bit of unrestoration, starting with the exterior. 🙂 I love the rock fireplace surrounds and the corner cabinet. I’m not so sure about the 1860 date, most of the interior looks closer to 1900.

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    • Anne Hamilton says: 204 comments

      So Im guessing the front porch, even in the old photo was a replacement for a really wonderful all wood Carolina porch. Think the build date is right, however this has been mucked with over the years both inside and out. Agree with Kelly, looks like a remodle done in early 1900’s, probably that’s when they poured that monsterous horrific cement porch foundation. Have seen very similar structures here in rural SC. The double front doors are also autentic to the build date.
      I need a couple of those raised 6 panels doors folks, so if anyone out there ever sees any for sale, or knows of any currently for sale, PLEASE let me know. They are harder than Hades to find! I need 2. Thanks!

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  2. BethanyBethany says: 3494 comments
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    1983 White elephant
    Escondido, CA

    I like the simple kitchen.

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  3. Meagan says: 3 comments

    Aw, now we are in my neck of the woods! This house is just outside of Cliffside, which is a very desirable area. Close enough to Spartanburg, Charlotte, and Asheville to day trip without the high cost of living however you are almost guaranteed a long commute to work. I love being in such a sleepy area though and Cliffside has several older homes that are just gorgeous.

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  4. Jane Maxwell says: 35 comments

    I love it! Needs a little un-dating..I would love to be that close to Tryon equestrian center.

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  5. Kfidei says: 333 comments

    I liked the home in the old photos, with authenticity and character. I love the abundant stone, although I bet whoever dug them all up didn’t love them so much (assuming they are local rock). The black wall phone made me laugh… ours was pea green and had a little table underneath it, but it was in the kitchen too…ruining any chance for private conversation. 🙂

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