This elegant home is one of Statesville’s finest examples of Victorian architecture! Located downtown in the Mitchell College Historic District the property has been lovingly restored to its former grandeur! This special residence was built by Judge Ben F Long in 1895 and later purchased by Edward M Land in 1923. Land was an attorney from Goldsboro, NC who became a State Senator in 1932. Much has been done to update and maintain the property. including a beautiful kitchen w/ granite counters, large island, stainless appliances, updated plumbing and electric, all new exterior paint, new roof and more. Detailed original woodwork, original oak and pine floors throughout, spectacular wine cellar, butler buffet and bar. Gorgeous windows with natural light, all with views of the stately grounds and garden w/ water feature. This home boasts 5 bedrooms (4 ensuite) plus 3rd floor that could be 2 additional bedrooms/bonus or flex space. Minutes from dowtown’s many amenities.
More about Statesville:
Statesville is a wonderful, walk-able community with so much to do and see right off the front porch. It’s filled with lovely historic homes and has a healthy mix of neighborhoods and homes to choose from. There are a number of beautiful parks and scenic walking trails to enjoy as well.
Statesville has a vibrant downtown filled with shops, eclectic music venues and outstanding performers and artisans. It has an active theater arts scene with Theater Statesville. Unique restaurants, night spots, outdoor cafes, local craft breweries and a distillery. We’re just a few minutes drive to the Yadkin and Snow Creek Wine Country, not to mention Daveste Vineyards just south of town. Statesville is anywhere from a ten minute to one hour drive to some of the most beautiful State and National parklands including, Fort Dobbs State Historic Site, Lake Norman State Park, Stone Mountain State Park, Linville Gorge and The Pisgah National Recreation Area…not to mention our less than ninety minute proximity to our big brother to the west, Asheville. Statesville has a calendar packed with festivals and special events throughout the year including The Full Bloom Film Festival, The Carolina Balloon Fest, and The Friday After Five Summer Concert Series. Statesville also boasts a college campus that rivals those that are more well known in Mitchell Community College. Centrally located at the junction of I-40 and I-77 and within easy commuting distance to the Charlotte Region’s other employment centers, Statesville also gives you the opportunity to choose from nearby Winston-Salem, Greensboro and Hickory to find employment. For those looking for Davidson…We’re not Davidson. We’re not Myer’s Park, nor are we Dilworth, nor Elizabeth or Asheville. We are Statesville! An authentic destination city with a vibe all it’s own and a cost of living that is actually affordable. Check it out and put it on your short list of places to visit or your next place to live! You won’t be disappointed!
Updated on January 23, 2023 at 5:10 pm