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194 Laurel Park Road

240639 Days on Market: 25






For Sale

Extraordinary opportunity to acquire an estate sized property in historic Laurel Park with breathtaking views of Johns River Gorge and Grandfather Mountain.Merlin's Glen offers three and a half acres 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.

Listing ID:


Property Type:

Single Family

Year Built:





12 Full, 1 Half






2 Car, Detached


Latitude: 36.126259   Longitude: -81.681060

Location & Neighborhood

City: Blowing Rock

County: Watauga

Area: 4-BlueRdg, BlowRck YadVall-Pattsn-Globe-CALDWLL)

Fire District: Blowing Rock

Subdivision: Laurel Park

Zoning: Residential


Elevation Range: 3501-4000 ft

Utilities & Features

Heat: Baseboard Electric

Auxiliary Heat Source: Baseboard Electric

Hot Water: Electric

Internet: Yes

Sewer: Septic Permit

Amenities: 2nd Living Quarters Heated

Appliances: Cooktop-Electric, Dishwasher, Double Ovens, Dryer, Dryer Hookup, Microwave, Refrigerator, Wall Oven, Washer, Washer Hookup


Interior Amenities: Basement Laundry

Fireplace: Stone

Sqft Living Area Above Ground: 7517

Sqft Total Living Area: 7517


Exterior: Stone, Wood

Style: Mountain

Driveway: Asphalt


Construction: Masonry, Wood Frame

Basement: Finished - Basement

Garage: 2 Car, Detached

Roof: Asphalt Shingle


Property Taxes: $10,213

Financing: Cash/New


Price Per Sqft: $506

Price Per Acre: $1,085,714

194 Laurel Park Road, Blowing Rock, NC 28605

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