Presenting a once-in-a-generation opportunity to own one of the most prestigious homes in Fountain City. The 1924 Dempster-Francis Mansion, located on a Dogwood Trail on beautiful Gibbs Drive, is a Fountain City landmark listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The former home of Knoxville mayor and inventor George Dempster has been restored to its original glory and updated for modern living. Prominently located on two lots with 1.49 acres, its Neoclassical design features a gracious front porch, porte-cochere, historic fountain and 4-car garage. Perfect for those seeking a prestigious home or high-profile location for a beautiful Bed and Breakfast.This spacious home features 5 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, large modern kitchen, formal dining room, butler's pantry/breakfast room, sunroom, first floor office/family room, two gorgeous stone fireplaces, two staircases, original hardwood floors and woodwork, new windows, cedar-lined closets, stunning leaded glass entry, 2nd floor porch, beautifully landscaped and expansive grounds with irrigation system and a full walk-out basement with potential for additional living space. All kitchen appliances are included.The property is comprised of two lots, one with Broadway frontage. Seller is offering a $10,000 allowance for cosmetic updates and minor repairs.Buyer to verify square footage and all property details.
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