Historic 1898 Smathers-Gautier-Messer House in Waynesville, North Carolina
$965,000 | Built 1898 | 6 Beds | 3 Baths | 2.49 Acres
124 Daisey Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786
Nestled in the heart of Waynesville, North Carolina, lies the Smathers-Gautier-Messer House – a striking Queen Anne mansion that exudes charm and character at every turn. Built in 1898, this historic home recently listed for $965,000, offering buyers a rare opportunity to own a piece of local history. With six bedrooms and three bathrooms, this spacious property is just waiting to be restored to its former glory. From stained-glass windows and hardwood floors to fireplaces, wainscotting, and pocket doors, the home’s original period details are a testament to the craftsmanship of a bygone era. As you wander through the grand hallways and light-filled rooms, you’ll be transported back in time, imagining the lives of those who once called this magnificent property their home.
From the listing: Coming soon! A rare opportunity to own the Smathers-Gautier-Messer house c 1898, the best example of high, academic Queen Anne architecture in WNC! 30 mi SW of Asheville, nestled between 2 mountain ranges, this architectural masterpiece has played a starring role in the life of this Smoky Mountain town, The frame, central-mass house has a high hipped roof, and multi-storied projecting bays. 3-story octagonal towers flank the façade. Light cascades through wavy glass windows revealing a Colonial Revival staircase, paneled wainscoting, pocket doors, plaster medallions, and 9 fireplaces embellished with Italian tile and mirrored overmantels. The deep wrap- around porch is the perfect place to host an evening soiree, or to simply relax and listen to the crickets serenading the starry sky. En-Suite BR on main, 4 BRs with shared bath upstairs. Attic & fairytale turrets could be added sf! Site includes barn, pasture, & small cottage. Showings by appointment with listing agent only. The Smathers-Gautier-Messer House is on the market for $965,000 with Cate Scales of Nest Realty Asheville. Photography by Single Point Media.