Andrew Carpenter House
- 3,730 square feet
- Lot Size: 12.05 acres / Zoning: Residential
MaryLynne Cloninger, REALTOR®, Broker
Allen Tate Company
Meticulously restored Antebellum Plantation home Circa 1831-1835. On the National Register of Historic Places and protected by Preservation North Carolina covenants, also has a 50% Gaston County annual property tax deduction. House is sited in the middle of 12 rural acres for protection, yet less than 30 minutes to uptown Charlotte and the airport.
Savor historic details of original doors, woodwork and mantels, 8 wood-burning fireplaces and wood floors. The European Hall and Parlor floor plan is well suited to today’s lifestyle and entertaining. The house offers abundant storage and the full attic is accessible by fixed interior stairway. All this is enhanced by recently replaced efficient geothermal heat, thermal pane windows, whirlpool tub, central vac, and generator powered emergency circuits. All mechanical systems updated to code in late ’80’s when modern keeping room/kitchen, laundry, screened porch, and master suite were added to the original structure with 2×6 framed walls for super insulation. There’s a screened porch and arbor covered terrace for outside entertaining with recirculating water feature for natural ambiance.
Detached 3 car garage with second floor for storage. Also, garden house and work shop with stair accessible lofts, all 3 structures designed to complement the Federal style setting with cedar shake roofs, and all have 50 amp electrical wiring. A fenced raised bed vegetable garden with some fruit trees, bushes, vines and even a drying yard. There’s room for a pasture out back. Property over 50% forested with great summer shade and heirloom plantings. Owner is interior designer and both are master gardeners. This renovated treasure displays owners’ wealth of knowledge in design and landscaping and their love of historic properties. A truly rare rural treasure.
The historic Andrew Carpenter House is under protective covenants held by Preservation North Carolina. Please contact Dawn Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-832-3652 x 221 to request a copy of these covenants.