729 E Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC


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About 729 E Franklin Street

Rarely available, The Greenlaw House, a stunning, historic estate built in 1922 for Edwin Greenlaw, namesake of UNC's Greenlaw Hall. Designed by Arthur Nash, whose major works include the Carolina Inn, Wilson Library, and Venable Hall, among many other campus buildings contributing to UNC Chapel Hill's reputation as one of the most beautiful college campuses in the US. The current owners and their architect retained the beautiful architectural details, but added the modern updates and features selective buyers require when . This impressive property now boasts 5586 sq.ft., 4/5 BR's and 4.5 BA's in the main house & includes a large gourmet kitchen, luxurious owner's suite, spacious rooms ideal for entertaining on the main floor, five fireplaces, screened porch, pool with 40'x 19'5' bluestone patio, grilling deck, fire pit, wine cellar, detached garage (with a beautiful exercise room and pool bath), plus an open concept guest house (built in 2001). Total Living Area - 6768 sq.ft. and almost an acre of professionally landscaped front and backyards. It's perfect!

Features of 729 E Franklin Street

MLS® # 2510777
Price $3,950,000
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 6.50
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 5,586
Acres 0.90
Year Built 1922
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Style Traditional
Status Active

Community Information

Address 729 E Franklin Street
Subdivision Not in a Subdivision
City Chapel Hill
County Orange
State NC
Zip Code 27514-3827


Utilities Cable Available, Electricity Available, Electricity Connected, Natural Gas Available, Natural Gas Connected, Sewer Connected, Water Available, Water Connected
Parking Spaces 4
Parking Attached, Circular Driveway, Covered, Deck, Detached, Drive Through, Driveway, Electric Vehicle Charging Station(s), Garage, Garage Door Opener, Garage Faces Rear, Garage Faces Side, Parking Pad
# of Garages 2
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool Yes
Pool In Ground, Outdoor Pool, Private, Salt Water


Interior Features Bookcases, Ceiling Fan(s), Chandelier, Double Vanity, Eat-in Kitchen, Entrance Foyer, Granite Counters, High Ceilings, High Speed Internet, Kitchen Island, Room Over Garage, Separate Shower, Shower Only, Smooth Ceilings, Storage, Walk-In Closet(s), Walk-In Shower, Water Closet
Appliances Bar Fridge, Built-In Refrigerator, Convection Oven, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Down Draft, Gas Cooktop, Gas Water Heater, Ice Maker, Microwave, Plumbed For Ice Maker, Refrigerator, Self Cleaning Oven, Oven, Water Heater, Water Purifier, Water Softener
Heating Central, Fireplace(s), Floor Furnace, Natural Gas, Radiant Floor
Cooling Central Air, Multi Units
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 5
Fireplaces Bedroom, Family Room, Gas, Gas Log, Living Room, Masonry, Master Bedroom
Stories Three Or More
Has Basement Yes
Basement Concrete, Exterior Entry, Interior Entry, Partially Finished, Storage Space, Unfinished, Walk-Out Access


Exterior Features Balcony, Fenced Yard, Fire Pit, Lighting, Rain Gutters, Smart Irrigation
Lot Description Front Yard, Garden, Hardwood Trees, Landscaped, Sprinklers In Front, Sprinklers In Rear
Windows Blinds, Insulated Windows, Plantation Shutters, Skylight(s)
Roof Shingle, Metal
Construction Wood Siding
Foundation Brick/Mortar

School Information

Elementary CH/Carrboro - Northside
Middle CH/Carrboro - Guy Phillips
High CH/Carrboro - East Chapel Hill

Additional Information

Date Listed May 14th, 2023
Zoning R-1
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

OfficeKeller Williams Realty United

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