Dr. John Francis Shaffner House – SOLD!
- 6,940 square feet
- Lot Size: 0.45 acres / Zoning: Historic District
Jack Stack Properties
The Dr. John Francis Shaffner House in Old Salem is the finest example of Second Empire Style architecture in Forsyth County. Built in 1873 with an addition in 1913. Recipient of the 2011 Heritage Award, this historic landmark features original craftsmanship and details that have been meticulously restored. Fantastic space to entertain and live comfortably is enhanced by a 3-story curved staircase, 7 fireplaces, wainscoted dining room, 4-room master suite and an amazing basement with wine cellar. Main level and second floor boast 11-foot ceilings and the third floor has 9-foot ceilings. Four/five bedrooms and four full bathrooms, spacious library and large studio or gallery room.
The private yard is beautifully landscaped with an original detached kitchen building that includes a fireplace and bath; could be restored for artist studio/retreat/greenhouse or outdoor entertainment space. Oversize 2-car carport provides off-street parking. Studio apartment with separate entrance adds space for guests or tenant.
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Old Salem, a historic Moravian settlement, is celebrating its 250th anniversary. The Shaffner House is ideally located close to the town square, Winkler Bakery, Salem College, Salem Academy, Home Moravian Church, Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts and vibrant downtown Winston-Salem.
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