194 Laurel Park Road, Blowing Rock, NC


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About 194 Laurel Park Road

Unprecedented opportunity to acquire historic home on three and a half acres in Laurel Park with breathtaking views of Johns River Gorge and Grandfather Mountain. Merlin's Glen is one of only a handful of estates in Blowing Rock offering privacy and solitude just a five minute walk from the heart of Blowing Rock. The meandering driveway winds through rhododendron and trees to unveil the magnificent setting of the house. The house consists of nearly 8,000 square feet with eleven bedrooms and bathrooms. The original portion of this home was built in 1917 with a large addition added in 1994. The great room has beautiful chestnut paneling and a magnificent fireplace. The expansive property extends all the way to Globe Road affording complete view control. Hear the sound of Glen Burney Falls from the porches. This house has been used as a summer cottage by the same family for three generations over one hundred years. Either enjoy the existing house, update it or build the dream home of your own design. Meyer Greeson Paullin & Benson has created a stunning plan for renovation that would update this wonderful home for modern living. These plans are available in the Supplements. This property also has a detached two car garage with guest quarters upstairs. Exquisite stone walls grace the property. Stone outcroppings. Please see attached video to fully appreciate this amazing, one of a kind property.

Features of 194 Laurel Park Road

MLS® # 243862
Price $2,995,000
Bedrooms 11
Bathrooms 13.00
Full Baths 12
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 7,517
Acres 3.50
Year Built 1917
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Style Mountain
Status Active

Community Information

Address 194 Laurel Park Road
Area 4-BlueRdg, BlowRck YadVall-Pattsn-Globe-CALDWLL)
Subdivision Laurel Park
City Blowing Rock
County Watauga
State NC
Zip Code 28605


Parking Asphalt, Detached, Driveway, Garage, Two Car Garage
Garage Spaces 2
Garages Asphalt, Detached, Driveway, Garage, Two Car Garage
View Long Range, Mountain(s)
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool No


Appliances Built-In Oven, Dishwasher, Double Oven, Dryer, Electric Cooktop, Electric Water Heater, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer
Heating Baseboard, Electric
Cooling None
Fireplace Yes
Fireplaces Stone
# of Stories 3
Stories 3


Exterior Masonry, Stone, Wood Frame, Wood Siding
Roof Asphalt, Shingle
Construction Masonry, Stone, Wood Frame, Wood Siding
Foundation Basement

School Information

Elementary Blowing Rock
High Watauga

Additional Information

Date Listed June 2nd, 2023
Days on Market 342
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

OfficeJames B. Collier
Office Contact704-380-2094

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