The Greenlaw House
729 E. Franklin Street Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 United States

$1,595,900
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Built in 1922, the historic Greenlaw House is situated in the heart of Chapel Hill on renowned Franklin Street, just 4 blocks from the University of North Carolina (UNC) campus. The home is named for noted UNC professor Edwin Greenlaw and is...
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Phone: +1 919.880.0283
3200 Wake Forest Road Suite 101
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609 United States
$1,595,900
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Price / Sq. Ft.:
$378
5
Bedrooms
5
Full Baths
4,220 Sq Ft.
Interior
.96 Acres
Exterior
Single Family Home
1922
Year Built
NNWYNX
Web Id
2092508
MLS ID
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools
School District
CH/Carrboro - Northside
Elementary
CH/Carrboro - Grey Culbreth
Middle
CH/Carrboro - East Chapel Hill
High
114
days ago

About 729 E. Franklin Street

Built in 1922, the historic Greenlaw House is situated in the heart of Chapel Hill on renowned Franklin Street, just 4 blocks from the University of North Carolina (UNC) campus. The home is named for noted UNC professor Edwin Greenlaw and is built in the traditional southern colonial style with 2.5 stories of living space and a full basement offering great storage. Professor Edwin Greenlaw and his wife Mary, commissioned the renowned architectural and engineering firm of Nash and Atwood to design the home.

Arthur Cleveland Nash, chief architect of the firm, is best known as campus architect for UNC during the school's major expansion in the 1920s. His major works at UNC included the Beaux-Arts Louis Round Wilson Library, Memorial Hall, the Georgian Revival Carolina Inn, the original Kenan Stadium & Field House, as well as several of the fraternity houses built just west of campus and the State Fairgrounds Exhibition buildings in Raleigh.

The home features gracious living and entertainment areas, quarter sawn oak flooring, 2 sunporches, 4 bedrooms and 4 full baths. The home is fully renovated and has a finished third floor with vaulted beamed ceilings that offers great office, recreation or craft space. There is a full unfinished basement with excellent storage space. The grounds include thousands of trees, shrubs and perennials as well as quaint stone paths and stacked stone walls. There is also a guest house that was constructed in 2001.

Amenities

  •  Dishwasher
  •  Granite Countertops
  •  Guest House
  •  Kitchen Island
  •  Patio
  •  Porch
  •  Refrigerator
  •  Security System
  •  Storage
  •  Tile Flooring
  •  Gardens
  •  Hardwood Flooring
  •  Workshop
  •  Washer Included
  •  Dryer Included
  •  Artist Studio
  •  4+ Fireplaces
  •  Beam -Ceilings
  •  Fireplace in Master BR
  •  Vaulted Ceilings
  •  Cable
  •  Designer Kitchen
  •  Multi-Zone Heat
  •  Guest Suite
  •  Gourmet Kitchen
  •  Stall Shower

features

cooling
Central Air Conditioning, Zoned A/C
lot description
Bike Paths, Sidewalk, Wooded, Jogging / Biking Path, City / Town Street, Wood Siding

PROPERTY INFORMATION

Basement 
Yes
Cooling 
Central Air, Dual Zone A/C
Fireplace Info 
4+
Garage Info 
0
Heating 
Dual Zone Heat, Forced Air
Parking Description 
DW/Gravel, Parking Pad
Sewer 
City Sewer, City Water
Style 
Traditional
Water 
Gas

EXTERIOR

Construction 
No
Exterior Features 
Covered Porch, Guest House, Gutters, Irrigation System, Patio, Porch
Lot Description 
Garden Area, Hardwood Trees, Landscaped, Wooded Lot
Roofing 
Metal, Shingle

INTERIOR

Flooring 
Hardwood, Tile Floor
Interior Features 
9 Ft Ceiling, Bookshelves, Cable TV Available, Cathedral Ceiling, Granite Counter Tops, Second Laundry, Security System Finished, Skylight(s)
Rooms 
13