July 31, 2011

317 S. Shaver Street ~ Brooklyn South Square ~ circa 1900 Cottage for under $100K!

317 S. Shaver Street under $100K!
In the heart of the Salisbury, North Carolina, Brooklyn South Square Historic District, a newly listed turn-of-the-century cottage, circa 1900, awaits its new owners! Built in 1900, 317 S. Shaver Street, while retaining its cottage charm, has been modernized to suit today's lifestyles. In 2008, the home was totally renovated and updated to include all new mechanicals: new HVAC, plumbing, electric, and a new roof. Kitchen and baths were also completely redone with new cabinets, fixtures, and ceramic tile floors.The home retains one original Victorian style mantle and most of its original hard wood floors, which have been refinished to a soft gleam.

Living Room with Banquette Seating
Ample room sizes in 317 S. Shaver Street offer great living or entertaining space! This spacious single-story home, with over 1500 square footage, includes a 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms (with plenty of storage space), laundry room, a highly-sought-after eat-in-kitchen, and a wide-open living room.  The living room includes one of the home's two fireplaces that introduces comfort, luxury and warmth to the room. A wonderful modern touch to the living room is the inviting, and space-saving, banquette -- also known as a bench seat -- along the fireplace wall, offering a contemporary and smart solution to guest seating.
Front Porch with Landscaping
In this home, one will have the exceptional opportunity to sit near the fireplace every day with family and friends.The front porch, in typical turn-of-the-century style, offers a quiet reprieve and cool breezes in summer.  A covered back porch looks over an expansive back yard, a terrific artist's canvas waiting to be filled with gardens, patios, and outdoor living spaces. One of the super-roomy bedrooms, where you will find the second of the home's two fireplaces, is currently painted a soothing midnight blue and is used as a home office.

Bedroom used as Home Office
The current owner has decorated this charming Victorian~era cottage in a harmonious Mid-Century theme that suits the home very well. The home's welcoming entry is highlighted by a beautifully landscaped front yard featuring mature crepe myrtles, liriope, and bedding gardens filled with impatiens and colorful annuals. Through the front entry, with its Arts & Crafts style front door, you'll walk into a generous center hallway and the main living room area. High ceilings abound in true 1900's style.

Spacious Eat-In Kitchen
317 S. Shaver Street is located in the center of Salisbury's Brooklyn South Square Historic District, placing it within walking distance to Salisbury's Historic Downtown area, which offers an award winning theater complex, shopping, restaurants, Public Library, and the Farmers Market (seasonal). The Brooklyn South Square neighborhood sits on a Civil War history-rich site that was formerly the location of the Salisbury Confederate Prison Grounds. More information on the Brooklyn South Square neighborhood, visit Brooklyn-South-Square-Historic-District .

Location~Location~Location! 317 S. Shaver Street and the Brooklyn South Square neighborhood  is centrally located in North Carolina, minutes from Interstate-85, and roughly 45 minutes from Charlotte, Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point. You will be just 4-5 hours from the Carolina beaches or a short 2-hour drive to the artsy Asheville area.

Stimulating and warming, the synergy that 317 S. Shaver Street, with it's historic place in the community and its modern living advantages, evokes is a feeling of comfort and hearth, both familiar and invigorating. This wonderful home can be yours for under $100K!  Call Greg Rapp at 704.213.6846 to see this circa 1900 charmer today!