Friendly Hills- AUCTION

  • 80 Country Club Road
    USA Tryon , NC 28782
    Polk County
  • 4,553 square feet
  • Lot Size: 17.54 acres / Zoning: Residential

Dewey Jacobs
Target Auction Company
800-476-3939 ,

Historic Friendly Hills, 17± Acres in foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Selling at or above $975k. Recently Listed at $2.475M. Online bidding begins October 21st and concludes October 29th at 1 p.m. (ET)

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“Friendly Hills”, a 1924 English Tudor-style home with 17+ manicured acres enveloped by the Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This estate home, registered with NC Historic Preservation, was once owned by the renowned author, Margaret Culkin Banning. The log cabin that helped inspire her writings is still a part of this beautifully unique property. The moment you enter the foyer, this home will draw you into its one of a kind interior. The historic flavor of the wood floors, beamed 20′ ceilings and rock fireplace with a mantle made by the famous “Tryon Toymakers” exudes old world style. The home features amazing rockwork inside and out, from walkways to columns. Its amenities include a saltwater pool, a 3BR/2BA guest house and a large two-level shop that could be converted to another guest quarters. This private, knoll-top estate property is situated only 1.5 miles from downtown Tryon.
• Historic English Tudor Home once owned by renowned author –Margaret Culkin Banning
• Guest Home, Log Cabin, Shop, Salt Water Pool situated on 17± manicured acres
• Private knoll-top Estate with gorgeous mountain views
• One of a kind interior exudes old world style
• Amazing rock work inside and out
• Just 1.5 miles to downtown Tryon
• Nearby Amenities: Tryon International Equestrian Center, Green River Gorge, Biltmore Estate, Lake Lure and more…
• Just off I-26 between Ashville, NC & Spartanburg, SC

In association with: Ron Picarri, Bonnie Lingerfelt Broker #187054 / ReMax Advantage Realty License #C8795

The historic Friendly Hills is under protective covenants held by Preservation North Carolina. Please contact Dawn Williams at or 919-832-3652 x221 to request a copy of these covenants.