James Madison Chiles House
- 4,069 square feet
- Lot Size: .74 acres / Zoning: Residential
Broker Asheville of Keller Williams
This Quintessential Kenilworth brick bungalow designed by Richard Sharp Smith was home to artist, entrepreneur, and civic-leader Leah Chiles. Built by her husband Jake, the renowned Kenilworth Park developer, this beauty sits on a large corner lot & has period details throughout. The Carriage house was built in 2001, featuring a 2-car garage, 1 bedroom/ 1.5 bathroom apartment with private patio, open floor plan, and fireplace. Tenant in place at $1,000/month rent. Meticulous historic renovation by Todd Page Interiors results in an exquisite masterpiece of modern & timeless design. Local craftsmen have carefully peeled back to reveal the heart of this classic home while upgrading it with today’s luxurious desires & upgrades – from chef’s kitchen, spa bathrooms, artistic fixtures to master-masonry terrace, exterior restoration & structural repairs w/ Griffin Architects & Cook Engineering consulting. No compromise has been made to the quality put forth. Front porch/ terrace nearing completion.
Located just outside Historic Biltmore Village, and within 3 minutes of downtown Asheville, this home is a connection to Asheville’s notable past and the progress of the early 20th century, made possible by trailblazers such as the Chiles.