Overview

  • Price: $1,500,000
  • Details: 7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, 6,000 sqft
  • Location: 906 E 2nd Ave SW, Rome, GA 30161
  • Listed by: Jeb Arp and Mimi Richards, Toles, Temple & Wright, Inc.

Property Description

In a surprising turn of events, the renowned “Creel House” from the Netflix series “Stranger Things” is now on the market. This magnificent residence, originally built circa 1882 by Col. Hamilton Yancey, is located in the East Rome Historic District. It boasts Victorian architecture in the Second Empire style and features a distinctive mansard roof. Having been a centerpiece of the local community for over 140 years, it now offers an opportunity to own a piece of cinematic history.

Interior Highlights

  • Entry Experience: The house welcomes visitors through an inlaid wood outdoor foyer, leading into interiors prominently featured in the show’s fourth season.
  • Living Spaces:
    • Dining Room: Once a backdrop for telekinetic activities, now perfect for peaceful meals.
    • Parlor: Ideal for games like Dungeons and Dragons.
    • Living Room: Suitable for hosting gatherings such as the Hellfire Club meetings.
  • Original Features: Includes intricately crafted bookshelves, cabinetry, moldings, a custom buffet, an antique wall safe, and a unique cast iron urinal.
  • Kitchen: A renovated chef’s dream featuring new appliances, custom cabinetry, and a 15-foot island topped with black marble.
  • Additional Amenities: A large walk-in pantry, butler’s pantry with a wet bar, ice maker, and extensive cabinetry connect the kitchen to the dining room.

Accommodations

  • Bedrooms: Five to six grand bedrooms.
  • Bathrooms: Five exquisite bathrooms, with a sixth roughed-in bathroom available.
  • Flexibility: Option to set up an owner’s suite on either the main or second floor.
  • Attic: An unfinished third floor with potential for additional suites.

Exterior and Additional Buildings

  • Guest House: Features a sitting room, two to three bedrooms, a kitchen, and a renovated bathroom. Suitable as a caretaker’s home or Airbnb rental.
  • Lot Size: One-acre with mature landscaping.
  • Extras: Previously a successful bed and breakfast. Includes a fire escape and a fully-operational sprinkler system. Recent upgrades include a new roof, plumbing, and electrical systems.

Unique Aspects

  • Cultural Significance: Located less than five miles from the Ford Buildings at Berry College, known from the series as Pennhurst Mental Hospital.
  • Pop Culture Connection: Offers a blend of historical grandeur and modern amenities with a strong pop culture appeal.
  • Neighborhood: Close to amenities with a funeral home nearby for an added quirk.

Purchase Information

  • Deadline: Offers reviewed on November 30.
  • Requirements: Proof of funds required for showings.

Additional Details

This estate stands out not just for its rich history and connection to a popular TV series, but also for its breathtakingly restored interior and flexible living options. It’s a property that promises both a luxurious dwelling and a potentially lucrative investment opportunity. If interested, act quickly to secure this unique piece of real estate before time runs out.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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