Unique Home Offering "Off the Grid" Potential!! Privacy, Views, Great Location!!!

front of the home this home has loads of features with many of the improvements being more recently done since 2010 up to present.  the front door opens to the living room with stairs to the left of the entry leading up to the second floor.  the room to the left is the family room.  the trex decking wraps all the way around the right side of the house.  the windows were replaced with aluminum clad, vinal, tilt in style.  the exterior is wood with a standing seal metal roof.
Front of the Home - This home has loads of features with many of the improvements being more recently done since 2010 up to present. The front door opens to the living room with stairs to the left of the entry leading up to the second floor. The room to the left is the family room. The Trex decking wraps all the way around the right side of the house. The windows were replaced with aluminum clad, vinal, tilt in style. The exterior is wood with a standing seal metal roof.

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218 East Park Drive
Tryon, North Carolina 28782
SOLD!
Price: $289,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Half baths: 1
Square feet: 2,226
Year built: 1981
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This Unique and well cared for home nests on a private hilltop setting offering security and "off the grid" potential for those who wish to be self sustaining.  Many recent updates and upgrades including solar panels with back up batteries, standing seam metal roof, tilt in insulated windows, fireplace insert, antique wood cook stove, a complete kitchen remodel, trex decking, leaf guard gutters, double metal carport, portable generator connection and so much more!!  Choice of spring fed water system with 500 gallon cistern or city water. Enjoy mountain views from the porch, balcony and wrap around deck. Open floor plan on the main level with hardwood floors throughout.  Fenced area for larger pets. Only minutes to town to enjoy shopping and entertainment.  Don't let this one slip by!!

left side of the home as you can see, the concrete driveway wraps around the house. this view shows the side of the family room to the front with the master bedroom behind it.  to the left of the driveway is the spring that flows into a 500 gallon cistern, which then runs into the house.  the home is also connected to city water and you can choose to use either system as an option.  the house is on a septic system as well.
Left Side of the Home - As you can see, the concrete driveway wraps around the house. This view shows the side of the family room to the front with the master bedroom behind it. To the left of the driveway is the spring that flows into a 500 gallon cistern, which then runs into the house. The home is also connected to city water and you can choose to use either system as an option. The house is on a septic system as well.

carport and parking the concrete driveway ends at the front of the house and there is a spacious gravel parking area as well as the double metal carport.  there is also some wire fencing for large dogs.
Carport and Parking - The concrete driveway ends at the front of the house and there is a spacious gravel parking area as well as the double metal carport. There is also some wire fencing for large dogs.

back of the home at the back of the home, in the basement is a one car garage.  the basement level door goes into the mud room where most of the solar components are located.  solar system with back up batteries is designed to support a majority of the electricity in the home, however it does not support the heat pump, dryer, stove or hot water heater.  there is a geyser sustem in place that does convert humidity to power that runs the hot water in the warmer months.  here you will see at the left the covered main level and second level covered porches that are located off the dining area and the upper guest bedroom.
Back of the Home - At the back of the home, in the basement is a one car garage. The basement level door goes into the mud room where most of the solar components are located. Solar system with back up batteries is designed to support a majority of the electricity in the home, however it does not support the heat pump, dryer, stove or hot water heater. There is a Geyser sustem in place that does convert humidity to power that runs the hot water in the warmer months. Here you will see at the left the covered main level and second level covered porches that are located off the dining area and the upper guest bedroom.

right side of the home here is where the decking wraps around the home showing the 10 x 14 covered porch on the main level and above, the second level covered balcony of the same size off the right side guest bedroom.  the picture window is in the living room and the sliding doors open to the dining area.
Right Side of the Home - Here is where the decking wraps around the home showing the 10 x 14 covered porch on the main level and above, the second level covered balcony of the same size off the right side guest bedroom. The picture window is in the living room and the sliding doors open to the dining area.

living room the main living area of the home is an open floor plan.  the shows the living room taken from the dining area.  the living room is 17 x 12 and there is a masonry fireplace fitted with an insert that will heat most of the home in winter.  the ceiling in the living room is vaulted and the floor is hardwood.  to the right of the front door is an entry hall that leads to the stairs to the second level.  the center hall leads to the family room and master.  the door shown in the hall is to the basement.
Living Room - The main living area of the home is an open floor plan. The shows the living room taken from the dining area. The living room is 17 x 12 and there is a masonry fireplace fitted with an insert that will heat most of the home in winter. The ceiling in the living room is vaulted and the floor is hardwood. To the right of the front door is an entry hall that leads to the stairs to the second level. The center hall leads to the family room and master. The door shown in the hall is to the basement.

living room to dining and kitchen this view shows the vaulted ceiling in the living room  the dining area is 28 x 18 total and not shown but to the right are sliding doors out to the covered porch and deck.
Living Room to Dining and Kitchen - This view shows the vaulted ceiling in the living room The dining area is 28 x 18 total and not shown but to the right are sliding doors out to the covered porch and deck.

kitchen and dining there is a breakfast bar built into the kitchen island.
Kitchen and Dining - There is a breakfast bar built into the kitchen island.

kitchen the majority of the kitchen was remodeled in 2017.  the counters are south american riverbed and the back splash is cultured stone.  the stove is a drop in style range and it is electric.  the pantry at the end of the room was the original laundry and the connections are still in place and could be hooked back up.  the sink is farm style and the cabinets are maple.
Kitchen - The majority of the kitchen was remodeled in 2017. The counters are South American Riverbed and the back splash is cultured stone. The stove is a drop in style range and it is electric. The pantry at the end of the room was the original laundry and the connections are still in place and could be hooked back up. The sink is farm style and the cabinets are maple.

family room the family room is 11 x 21 and has a hardwood floor and sliding doors out to the front of the home.  the antique wood cook stove is functional and sits on a tile hearth.  the area where it sits used to be a bar and it is still plumbed for a sink.
Family Room - The family room is 11 x 21 and has a hardwood floor and sliding doors out to the front of the home. The antique wood cook stove is functional and sits on a tile hearth. The area where it sits used to be a bar and it is still plumbed for a sink.

family room this view of the family rooms shows a close up view of the area with the cook stove as well as the door to the hall.
Family Room - This view of the family rooms shows a close up view of the area with the cook stove as well as the door to the hall.

master bedroom the master is 11 x 15 and has two closets, with the one to the left being a walk in.  the doors in the corner are to the full bath and the hall.  across the hall is the door to the family room.  there are windows on both of the two exterior walls.  the floor is hardwood.  the bathroom is accessed from both the master and the hall.  it has a tub/shower combo.
Master Bedroom - The master is 11 x 15 and has two closets, with the one to the left being a walk in. The doors in the corner are to the full bath and the hall. Across the hall is the door to the family room. There are windows on both of the two exterior walls. The floor is hardwood. The bathroom is accessed from both the master and the hall. It has a tub/shower combo.

guest bedroom this bedroom is located on the second floor and is on the left side of the house.  it has a walk in closet and carpet and is 11 x 18.  through the door are the stairs to the main level and a hall leading to the full bath and second guest bedroom.
Guest bedroom - This bedroom is located on the second floor and is on the left side of the house. It has a walk in closet and carpet and is 11 x 18. Through the door are the stairs to the main level and a hall leading to the full bath and second guest bedroom.

guest bedroom and balcony this bedroom is located on the right side of the house and the sliding doors open to the 10 x 14 balcony.  it has carpet and a closet.  the full bathroom is next to it, but accessed by the hall and it has a tub/shower and vinyl floor.
Guest Bedroom and Balcony - This bedroom is located on the right side of the house and the sliding doors open to the 10 x 14 balcony. It has carpet and a closet. The full bathroom is next to it, but accessed by the hall and it has a tub/shower and vinyl floor.

right side guest bedroom here is another view of the right side bedroom showing the door to the hall.  there is also a linen closet located in the hall as well.
Right Side Guest Bedroom - Here is another view of the right side bedroom showing the door to the hall. There is also a linen closet located in the hall as well.

basement with interior access there is about 400 square feet of heated finished area in the basement.  there is a drop ceiling and there is storage under the staircase (doors are not attached), as well as a storage room that can easily be used for extra food storage or a wine cellar.  the staircase leads to the main level hall.  the door on the wall to the left is to the single car garage.  in the garage is a calcite tank that is used to regulate the ph in the spring water.  also in the garage is the connection to switch from the spring water to the city water as desired.
Basement With Interior Access - There is about 400 square feet of heated finished area in the basement. There is a drop ceiling and there is storage under the staircase (doors are not attached), as well as a storage room that can easily be used for extra food storage or a wine cellar. The staircase leads to the main level hall. The door on the wall to the left is to the single car garage. In the garage is a calcite tank that is used to regulate the PH in the spring water. also in the garage is the connection to switch from the spring water to the city water as desired.

basement this view of the basement shows the back side.  the room to the left is the laundry where there is a washer and dryer hookup, with the dryer included.  this is also the location of the 80 gallon electric hot water heater.  the water heater and the dryer are not powered by the solar, however there is a geyser system installed that takes the humidity in the basement in the warmer months and transfers it to energy to heat the water heater in the warmer months rather than have it use the electricity.  there is a half bath in the center with the door to it's right going to the mud room where the solar connection and battery back is located as well as the exterior door.
Basement - This view of the basement shows the back side. The room to the left is the laundry where there is a washer and dryer hookup, with the dryer included. This is also the location of the 80 gallon electric hot water heater. The water heater and the dryer are not powered by the solar, however there is a Geyser system installed that takes the humidity in the basement in the warmer months and transfers it to energy to heat the water heater in the warmer months rather than have it use the electricity. There is a half bath in the center with the door to it's right going to the mud room where the solar connection and battery back is located as well as the exterior door.

mud room and back basement entry shown in this photo is the back exterior door and the main solar box as well as the back up batteries for the system.
Mud Room and Back Basement Entry - Shown in this photo is the back exterior door and the main solar box as well as the back up batteries for the system.

driveway and view here is a view of the driveway as it wraps around from the road to the back of the house.  beautiful views can be seen from the home and enjoyed from both levels.  at the base of the driveway is a metal security gate,  there is a stream at the property line on the right side of the lot.  overflow from the spring water cistern is channeled off to the side of the driveway and flows down to the stream.
Driveway and View - Here is a view of the driveway as it wraps around from the road to the back of the house. Beautiful views can be seen from the home and enjoyed from both levels. At the base of the driveway is a metal security gate, There is a stream at the property line on the right side of the lot. Overflow from the spring water cistern is channeled off to the side of the driveway and flows down to the stream.

views!!!! lovely views can be enjoyed all year round!  sunrise is most prevalent from the right side of the home.
Views!!!! - Lovely views can be enjoyed all year round! Sunrise is most prevalent from the right side of the home.

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