The Rough and Ready apartment is located on the second floor of the Historic Old Salem Town Hall, a 1913 building listed on the National Historic Registry and fully renovated in 2017. The building once housed the Rough and Ready fire department, court house, jail and sleeping quarters for the firefighters. Now this beautiful building is host to a quiet apartment has its own private entrance and 2 spaces for reserved parking. With high ceilings, original hardwood floors, beautiful large windows and a modern kitchen this distinguished 2 bed/2 bath apartment offers complete comfort with stylish furnishings but even more importantly its location is perfect for visitors wanting a central location to explore the area.
A 2 minute walk will take you 250 years into the past as you arrive in downtown historic Old Salem, George Washington slept at the Tavern, I recommend the chicken pie if you go. A few steps across the parking lot will take you to Repeat Offenders for a little antiquing or visit Kaleideum Children’s Museum. One block away you can enjoy a hot cup of coffee and a tasty treat at The Hive or Camino Bakery. Take the stroll way into the heart of downtown Winston-Salem for some shopping on Trade and 4th street. Save room for something to eat as Winston-Salem offers a large selection of culinary magic provided by our local chefs.
Within driving distance, you can visit local wineries, art museums, Salem College, UNCSA, BB&T Ballpark, Wake Forest, Baptist Hospital, Reynolda House and Pilot Mountain.
I am sad to say that the original fire pole has been removed but the Rough and Ready apartment still maintains all of its original charm.