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Sunday, October 11, 2015

1897 Colonial Revival - Hickory, NC

4 Beds; 3 Baths; 4243 Sq.Ft.
250 3rd Ave. NE Hickory, NC 28601
.62 Acres
Built: 1897*

Realtor Blurb:
All the charm and elegance of "YesterYear" with modern conveniences of today. This Historical home welcomes you with a large foyer and beautiful hdwds thruout. The lg LR has gas-log FP; Library/Study has built-ins with gas fired/wood burning FP; exquisite Formal DR large enough to accommodate your Holiday gatherings. The kitchen is any woman's dream with lg island in center for extra seating; gas stove, oversized refrigerator, MW, wall over and wine cooler - lots of cabinets, built-ins and desk flowing into the B'fast area. The MBR has gas-log FP, wonderful walk-in closet/dressing room and bath with bidet. Detached 2-car garage with heated area above for additional space, screened porch, open porch and fenced backyard are just a few amenities this home offers - all within walking distance to downtown and across from the Arts & Science Center. A MUST SEE!!!

Preservation NC Blurb:
This property is located in the historic district in Hickory, N.C. Close by (some within walking distance), include downtown Hickory, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Patrick Beaver Memorial Library, the Hickory Science Center and the Hickory Museum of Art. Hickory also enjoys its own symphony orchestra.

Hickory is 45 minutes from Charlotte Douglas International Airport and one hour to the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Built in 1897, this historic residence has been lovingly cared for and restored by all who have called it home. The exterior of the home was completely restored in 2008.
The center entrance opens into a large foyer with ascending stairs. To the right is a large living room with a gas long fireplace. The living room opens onto a side porch. Behind the living room is an office.
To the left of the foyer is a wood paneled study with a working gas ignition, wood burning fireplace. The study opens on to a screened porch. Beyond the study is a large formal dining room. Both the study and dining room have the original pocket doors.
All formal areas have wainscoting and dental crown moldings.
Behind the dining room is a large kitchen with an original built-in china cabinet, pantry, granite countertops and stainless appliances. The kitchen also features a bar with stainless beverage refrigerator and ice maker and desk with bookshelves. Hand painted tiles adorn the back splash. The kitchen opens into a breakfast nook. A bath with shower completes the downstairs.
Upstairs features four bedrooms and a sitting room which opens onto an upstairs porch. There is a full bath in the hallway and a large laundry room with plenty of storage and counters. The master bedroom has a gas long fire place, a huge walk-in closet and large master bath with bidet and jetted tub.
There is a two car detached carriage house with room for two vehicles built in 2010 with stairs leading up to a heated and air-conditioned second floor. The large back yard is completely fenced in and includes a stone fireplace. The side yard is beautifully landscaped with many perennial plantings.

My Notes:The Shuford-Whitner House. *This is mentioned as having originally been a Queen Anne Victorian here (and screencapped below); but was remodeled in 1909 - hence my date change from the realtor site. Beautifully kept & landscaped. Street View here.

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