$950,000 • 25 acres
This 6,000sf antebellum home, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a premier Greek Revival home. A rare opportunity to own a piece of a bygone era w/6 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, kitchen, den, parlor, dining rm, expansive column lined porches front and back, basement w/additl rooms/space for bedroom/den/storage. 1st floor 14' ceilings and 12' on the 2nd, massive pocket doors & mahogany staircase handrail speak to the exceptional craftsmanship. Located on 25 acres w/long-range views of the Catawba/Wateree River Valley. Built by James Shropshire Thompson between 1850-1854; Thompson commissioned noted architect Robert Hamilton for the design. Hamilton and the builders felt the large kiln dried framework timbers should settle before the interior of the house was constructed, taking 4 years to build. For 168 years and 7 generations, The Columns has been the Thompson family home.