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Historic 'Powell House' Built in 1885

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The house has been totally renovated from its' origination in 1885.

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

'The Powell House' was built in 1885 by Civil War General Powell. He purchased 1100 acres at the foothills of the 'Blue Ridge' mountains and chose this location to take advantage of a 360 degree view and breezes that flow through the windows even on hot summer days. The perfect location to make priceless family memories.A total renovation was completed in spring of 2012 to preserve the integrity of the original farmhouse while adding additional rooms to take full advantage of the surrounding mountains. Each of the three large porches offer their own spectacular view. Evenings on the thirty foot front porch hosts a nightly summer light show by resident fire flies that take any adult back to childhood! The upstairs 24 foot porch offers breathtaking views of the North Georgia Mountains from handcrafted glider rockers that are hard to leave. From the 24 X 24 farmhouse kitchen/dining area that seats eleven to the family room that offers incredible views, there is ample room to create memories that will last a lifetime. The master bedroom with gas fireplace and private bathroom is located downstairs, as well as, a large living room with gas fireplace, additional half bath, farmhouse kitchen/dining room and washer/dryer. Upstairs are two bedrooms; one with a queen bed, another room with a set of twin beds, there is a sofa bed in the family room and another full bath for the upstairs. A baby bed is in the twin bedroom and a highchair in the kitchen for the smallest in the family to enjoy.
The acre property and house is surrounded by boxwood hedges, thus where the name of the street originated. Privacy in a country setting yet walking distance to the famous 'Dillard House' restaurant and over a dozen antique shops.

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Property Type

  • Farmhouse

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be over 21 years to rent property....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • King size beds (1) King bed in Master bedroom is located on first floor., Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed on upstairs floor., Twin or Single Beds (2) Room with two twins on upstairs floor., Baby Cribs (1) Crib located in room with twin beds., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) This is located in family room on upstairs floor....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Within a 20 mile radius there are the following activities: whitewater rafting, zip line tours, golf, disc golf, hiking trails, numerous state parks, waterfalls, vineyard, museums, gem mining, fishing, bike rentals, boat rentals movie theaters, antique shops, and walking distance to the famous 'Dillard House' with a petting zoo and horseback riding....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Wireless network is provided for internet use....moreless

  • Television:

    (2) One 32 inch flat screen downstairs and one 46 inch flat screen upstairs in family room. Dish network is service used....moreless

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Large kitchen with granite countertops and island. Microwave, gas range and oven, dishwasher, Keurig coffeemaker, regular coffee maker, cookware and service for 10 in plates, flatware, and glasses....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Upstairs 24 foot porch overlooking mountains with two ceiling fans and two rockers....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large 30 foot front porch with two porch swings and two rockers.A 24 foot rear porch off kitchen area as well with two ceiling fans. A two person glider is also located on the property under towering walnut trees to enjoy nature and watching kids play....moreless

 

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  • Taxes Not included

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Year Purchased: 2010

About: I am Larry and my wife and I live in Florida. We hope you will enjoy 'The Historic Powell House' as much as our family does!

Why Dillard:
We have been visiting the Dillard area for more than 25 years. When we saw the 'Powell House' for the first time we instantly fell in love with it's charm. We wanted to be a part of restoring a small piece of history and share the enjoyment it provides us with others.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
If you enjoy nature, the outdoors, close proximity to stores and resturants, and getting away from a hectic lifestyle, you will enjoy 'The Powell House'.


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  • The house has been totally renovated from its' origination in 1885.

    The house has been totally renovated from its' origination in 1885.

  • Upstairs back porch of family room. Four glider rockers to enjoy mountain views.

    Upstairs back porch of family room. Four glider rockers to enjoy mountain views.

  • One acre to play and enjoy the outdoors!

    One acre to play and enjoy the outdoors!

  • Family room is upstairs with view of mountains from every window.

    Family room is upstairs with view of mountains from every window.

  • Upstairs bedroom with queen size bed and walk in closet.

    Upstairs bedroom with queen size bed and walk in closet.

  • Downstairs living room 27' by 14' .

    Downstairs living room 27' by 14' .

  • The dining area seats 6 and has amazing view of outdoors and mountains.

    The dining area seats 6 and has amazing view of outdoors and mountains.

  • Downstairs king size bedroom with private full bath.

    Downstairs king size bedroom with private full bath.

  • Each season brings its' own beautiful landscape.

    Each season brings its' own beautiful landscape.

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  • The property has over 100 feet tall black walnut trees.

    The property has over 100 feet tall black walnut trees.

  • View from the upstairs back porch of the North Georgia Mountains.

    View from the upstairs back porch of the North Georgia Mountains.

  • Front porch has 2 double swings and 2 rockers to watch fireflies at dusk.

    Front porch has 2 double swings and 2 rockers to watch fireflies at dusk.

  • Sofa is a pull-out double bed. Direct cable, DVD, and 46 inch flat screen.

    Sofa is a pull-out double bed. Direct cable, DVD, and 46 inch flat screen.

  • Upstairs bedroom with twin beds. Headboards are original fireplace mantels.

    Upstairs bedroom with twin beds. Headboards are original fireplace mantels.

  • The granite island has seating for 6. Kitchen/dining area has 32' flat screen tv

    The granite island has seating for 6. Kitchen/dining area has 32' flat screen tv

  • Half-bath downstairs for kitchen and dining area.

    Half-bath downstairs for kitchen and dining area.

  • Downstairs full bath in king size bedroom.

    Downstairs full bath in king size bedroom.

  • The "Dillard House" is a short walk from the 'Powell Farmhouse'.

    The "Dillard House" is a short walk from the 'Powell Farmhouse'.

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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    Farmhouse
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/26/2015
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