About This 1898 Victorian In Waynesville North Carolina
A rare opportunity to own the Smathers-Gautier-Messer house c 1898, the best example of high, academic Queen Anne architecture in WNC! 30 mi SW of Asheville, nestled between 2 mountain ranges, this architectural masterpiece has played a starring role in the life of this Smoky Mountain town, The frame, central-mass house has a high hipped roof, and multi-storied projecting bays. 3-story octagonal towers flank the façade.
Light cascades through wavy glass windows revealing a Colonial Revival staircase, paneled wainscoting, pocket doors, plaster medallions, and 9 fireplaces embellished with Italian tile and mirrored overmantels. The deep wrap- around porch is the perfect place to host an evening soiree, or to simply relax and listen to the crickets serenading the starry sky. En-Suite BR on main, 4 BRs with shared bath upstairs. Attic & fairytale turrets could be added sf! Site includes barn, pasture, & small cottage. Showings by appointment with listing agent only.