5109 Old River Road

Key Details

  • Price: $729,999
  • Beds: 4
  • Full Baths: 5
  • SqFt: 3,535

Full Features

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Single Family Detached
  • Off-Street Parking: No
  • Fireplace: No
  • Stories: 1
  • Year Built: 1830
  • DoM: 170 days
  • Listed: 11/18/2020


A Rare Opportunity to Own a Piece of History. House has been completely renovated. Income earning potential. Serious inquiries only. The Claussen House, also known as the Howard-Harllee-Claussen House, is an historic plantation home located on 2.48 acres of picturesque grounds. The Claussen House was built around 1830 and is a raised cottage with early 19th century Greek Revival architecture and late 19th century Italianate style alterations and additions. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.As you enter through the iron gates, you are greeted by a dreamy Spanish moss tree lined driveway. The beautiful landscaping and grounds instantly welcome you and make you feel right at home. The main level of the home consists of a wide, center hallway that provides a to the den, formal living room, two bedrooms with their own private bathrooms, a grand formal dining room, large eat in kitchen, and a bonus room off of the kitchen that may be used as a play room, activity room, or exercise room. You will also find a fireplace in almost every room on the main level which adds just a bit more character and coziness to this already charming home. The second level has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Both of the bedrooms on the second level boast gorgeous exposed wooden beams that are original to the home. The side and front porches provide the perfect place to relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility of this plantation style property. A winding, brick pathway leads from the side porch to the saltwater pool and jacuzzi. Also located on the property are a smoke house, gardener's cottage/bride's cottage, and a carriage house. All of these extra buildings add to the ambiance of this stunning Southern home. The Claussen House and it's one of a kind grounds have served as a backdrop for many special occasions throughout the years - weddings, baby and wedding showers, engagement and birthday parties, and family reunions just to name a few. Now you have the unique opportunity to call The Claussen House home and begin writing your own chapter in a place already rich in history.



Elementary: Out of Area
Middle School:   Out of Area
High School: Out of Area

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