A National Register of Historic Places home, it features Greek Revival style with Italianate influence, and was completely renovated by the current owner in 2004 with new electrical & plumbing, along with many updates. There are five fireplaces that are relined & operational. The home features a copper roof & gutters, along with original windows protected by custom storm windows. The original poplar and walnut trim & doors remain, some with leaded glass. The home is constructed of 12-inch thick brick masonry walls. The entire exterior brick was tuck pointed as part of the renovation. Note the amazing free-hanging circular staircase in the entry hall. A screened porch was added in 2010. The detached guest house was the original kitchen and servant quarters, and features a living area, downstairs sleeping area, and sleeping loft. There is a gunite pool with brick pool deck. The large carport doubles as entertainment space. Bed & breakfast use is possible with current zoning by special permission. 1.7 acre lot. Beautiful old oak trees and one holly tree dated to the 1890s. Also known as the Dillion-Tucker-Cheney House, it hosted famous guests during the years it was owned by Brainard Cheney (novelist, playwright, essayist) and Francis Neel Cheney, including Robert Penn Warren, Flannery O’Connor, William Faulkner, Caroline Gordon and Allen Tate.
Updated on July 27, 2021 at 1:41 pm