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Pinebrook Manor

4.9-Acre Historic Estate in Hendersonville, North Carolina


Experience romance in the mountains.  Pinebrook is a dignified historic landmark near downtown Hendersonville featuring an elegant stone column entrance, exquisite manor home built circa 1910, cute two-bedroom guest cottage, immaculate landscaping and gracious rose garden.  Impressively updated, the stately main residence offers original oak floors; great room with stone fireplace and tray ceiling; 4 bedrooms, each with its own temperature control and custom bath; newly updated electrical, heating, plumbing, septic; and Wi-Fi.

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The Entrance | The handsome stone columns and tree-lined circular drive provide a grand estate entrance to the property.  Both the rock pillars and the driveway feature subtle park lights.
The Residence | Built in 1910 and carefully restored in 2004, Pinebrook offers a classic Southern setting.  Fully updated, the home merges handcrafted historic elegance with contemporary amenities.  Stone for the house was quarried on the estate property. Original features include vintage bar, wainscoting, and knotty pine paneling.  Wired for Wi-Fi, the home now features updated kitchen and baths; updated electrical, plumbing, and septic; dual heating and air zoned in each bedroom; and two commercial Rinnai tankless hot water systems with pressure tank. 
The Foyer | The welcoming foyer provides a wide hallway with a grand staircase, wainscoting and heavy crown molding.  Double French doors open to the great room on one side and the formal dining room on the other.  This area features the original art deco wall sconces and a period telephone nook with seat. 
Great Room | Striking and spacious, the “ball room” features a wealth of old world charm.  Double French doors open from the foyer into this grand space.   A handsome bay window looks out to the grounds at the front of the house.  On the west wall, the original stone fireplace has been updated with gas logs.  The room offers a remarkable tray ceiling and the original oak floors.
Antique Bar | This delightful room on the west end of the house features the home’s original Art Deco bar.  Notice the glass block, historic craftsmanship and stainless steel foot rail.  The adjacent great room is accessed by two sets of glass doors.
Garden Room | You’ll be enchanted by this extraordinary sunroom at the back of the home.  Perfect for dining or entertaining, the room boasts knotty pine panel ceiling, flagstone floors and wall-to-wall windows overlooking the grounds.  Step outside and wander through the gardens.
Kitchen | The updated kitchen at the back of the residence features stainless appliances, recessed lighting and white cabinetry. Large windows look out to the side of the house.  A mud room with washer and dryer are located nearby.
Breakfast Nook | With windows looking out to the grounds and the rose garden, this pleasant breakfast nook is perfect for an informal meal or a morning cup of coffee.

Butler's Pantry | Located adjacent to the kitchen, this charming room features the original floor-to-ceiling pine cabinetry designed for storing dishware, glassware and kitchen equipment.  This space also includes a handy wet bar and sunny window.

Dining | The formal dining room provides a setting for family dinners and guest entertainment.  The room boasts double entry door, original oak floors, lovely chandelier and large windows looking to the front and side of the residence.  With the high ceilings and ample floor space, there’s plenty of room for your vintage china cabinet, sideboard or buffet.
Library | The handsome library offers knotty pine paneled walls and ceiling plus built-in shelving for your book collection.  Notice the original oak floors and large windows overlooking the estate grounds.
Master Bedroom | Upstairs, the spacious master bedroom offers the ideal setting for rejuvenation.  The gas log fireplace and large Jacuzzi tub in the corner offer luxurious touches.  Plush carpet covers the oak floors.  Recessed lighting as well as a lovely chandelier and wall sconces provide a gracious ambiance.
Guest Suites | In addition to the master bedroom, the home offers three large and airy guest suites.  These charming rooms feature period décor, large windows with views across the grounds and carpet over oak floors as well as cedar-lined walk-in closets and ensuite baths.
Ensuite Baths | Every bedroom includes its own ensuite bath.  Fully updated, these baths offer tiled floors, recessed lighting and quality fixtures. Guest baths feature tub/shower combinations and two of the baths include jetted spa tubs.
Guest Cottage | Tucked in the trees to the side of the main residence, this cute guest cottage once accommodated the Pardee family chauffeur and their Rolls Royce.  Completely updated, the cottage now features a bright and open living/dining area with contemporary kitchen, full bath, and two bedrooms with vintage knotty pine paneling and spacious closet.   Notice the tiled floors, wood paneled walls and wood ceiling.  An outside deck offers views to the west while the lower level with separate entrance provides space for hobbies, workshop or storage.
The Grounds | The grounds at Pinebrook feature immaculate landscaping.  From its paved terrace with water fountain to brick-lined garden paths and beautiful arbors, the formal rose garden provides a truly extraordinary outdoor setting.  The property also boasts ancient white oaks over 200 years old plus mature hemlocks, sycamores, hickory trees, Bradford pears, apple trees, topiaries, and Japanese maple trees.  The original Pardee Estate hydrangeas and boxwoods offer a classic and timeless Southern ambiance.
The Location | Pinebrook is located in an upscale setting only 3 miles southeast of downtown Hendersonville amid neighboring estate homes of similar size.  This area south of town is home to several historic summer camps and the 1400-acre Kanuga Conference center.  Pinebrook is convenient to shopping and dining as well as local area attractions such as the Flat Rock Playhouse, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site and DuPont State Forest. The Asheville Regional Airport is only 15 miles away and the eclectic arts and night life of downtown Asheville is a 25-mile drive.
Summary of Features

The Residence

  • Built in 1910 by the Wheeler family
  • 4 bedrooms; 4 full baths; 1 half bath
  • Approximately 4700 square feet of living space
  • Built from stone quarried nearby on the original estate property
  • Known as the Pardee Estate from the 1940s
  • Featured in “Bed & Breakfast America” (2005)
  • Featured in “Images of America: Hendersonville” (2005)
  • Newly updated electrical, heating, plumbing and septic
  • Dual commercial Rinnai tankless hot water system
  • New roof in 2001
  • Wi-Fi
The Interiors
  • Original hardwood floors
  • High ceilings
  • Foyer with handsome wainscoting, Art Deco wall sconces and grand staircase
  • Grand ballroom with tray ceiling, stone fireplace with gas logs and striking bay window
  • Classy original art deco bar with glass block
  • Exceptional garden room with flagstone floor and two walls of windows looking out to the gardens
  • Gracious library with built-in shelving plus knotty pine paneled walls and ceiling
  • Office with lovely crown  molding and windows looking out to the side of the residence
  • Updated kitchen with stainless appliances, tiled floor and breakfast nook
  • Butler’s pantry with floor-to-ceiling pine cabinetry plus wet bar and window
  • Formal dining room with double entry door, original oak floors and chandelier
  • Mud room with washer and dryer
  • All four bedroom suites feature ensuite baths, temperature control, walk-in cedar-lined closets, large windows and period décor
Guest Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms with knotty pine paneling
  • Full bath
  • Modern kitchen
  • Open living/dining area
  • Back deck
  • Lower level for storage or workshop
The Property
  • 4.93 acres with a peaceful, park-like setting
  • Stately entrance with vintage stone columns
  • Circular drive to the main house plus extended drive to the guest cottage
  • Lush plantings and ornamentals including dogwoods, azalea, and rhododendron
  • Mature hemlocks and native hardwoods including white oaks over 200 years old
  • Original Pardee Estate boxwoods and hydrangeas
  • Pavilion and potting shed
  • Immaculate formal rose garden featuring paved terrace with water fountain, brick-lined garden paths, and arbors
  • Level to gently sloping terrain
  • Well on property used for landscape irrigation
The Location
  • Located in Hendersonville, North Carolina
  • Poised in an upscale area with large estate homes
  • Proximity to summer camps and conference centers
  • 3 miles to downtown Hendersonville
  • 4.5 miles to Flat Rock and the Flat Rock Playhouse
  • 5.5 miles to I-26
  • 10 miles to DuPont State Forest
  • 15 miles to the Asheville Regional Airport
  • 17 miles to Brevard
  • 25 miles to Asheville

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