194 Laurel Park Road, Blowing Rock, NC


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About 194 Laurel Park Road

Unprecedented opportunity to acquire three and a half acres in historic Laurel Park with breathtaking views of Johns River Gorge and Grandfather Mountain.Merlin's Glen offers estate sized property with privacy and solitude just a five minute w walk from the heart of Blowing Rock. The meandering driveway winds through rhododendron and trees to unveil the magnificent setting for the house. Either restore the existing house or build the dream home of your own design.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 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 property also has a detached two car garage with guest quarters upstairs Exquisite stone walls grace the property. Stone outcroppings. This house has been used as a summer cottage by the same family for over one hundred years and is being sold as-is. Please see attached video to fully appreciate this amazing, one of a kind property.

Features of 194 Laurel Park Road

MLS® # 243862
Price $3,800,000
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, Driveway, Detached, Garage, Two Car Garage
Garage Spaces 2
Garages Asphalt, Driveway, Detached, Garage, Two Car Garage
View Long Range, Mountain(s)
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool No


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


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

School Information

Elementary Blowing Rock
High Watauga

Additional Information

Date Listed June 2nd, 2023
Days on Market 4
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

OfficeJames B. Collier

Listing Map

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