Listing Price:

$1,390,000

  • 1927 Landmark in very good condition
  • Multi-Use opportunities, retail, hotel, theater, restaurant and bar, residential
  • Includes parking lot adjacent to building
  • 15,682 SF
  • Fantastic mountain views
  • Walking distance to downtownWaynesville attractions

Building Facts

  • Offers pedestrian access and visibility from Main Street.
  • Short walk to Frog Level Historic District
  • Directly across from Church Street Depot, Chef’s Table, Patio Bistro and Frog’s Leap Public House.
  • Directly behind Waynesville Municipal Building, built in 1916.
  • Commissioned to be built by the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of North Carolina.
  • W.H. Peeps and W.C. Phillips, architects. Peeps, from Charlotte, designed building.
  • Built during the commercial boom that occurred in Western North Carolina in the 1920s.
  • It las local architectural significance as the only example of the Neo-Classical Revival style in Waynesville.
  • Is a symbol of architectural pretensions of the 1920s, which have never been equaled since the era.
  • The Masons lost the building through bankruptcy in 1930 (occupied it for only two years).
  • Up until the 1980s, it was the tallest commercial building in Waynesville and visible from most areas of town.
  • Was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.
  • Exterior design described as “solemn, solid and stately.”
  • Fluted Doric columns support a classic Doric entablature.
  • Four plain Ionic columns lead to a cornice at top of first story.
  • Second floor has 12 foot ceiling heights.
  • Ornate plaster molding surrounds the stage opening and arches in the third-floor banquet hall.
  • Building includes Waynesville’s only existing old-time elevator, complete with scissored security gate.
  • Fully sprinkled.
  • All FF&E sold with building.

Location

Contact

Scott Mladenik

Scott Mladenik

Managing Broker

(980) 222-1986
Scott.Mladenik@remax.net