Own a piece of history and enjoy one of the most beautiful, elegant homes in Anderson. Local architect Charles W. Fant, designed the home in 1934 for Dr. &' Mrs. Frank Wrenn a prominent radiologist and administrator of Anderson Memorial Hospital and later purchased by Judson &' Pearl Minyard in 1951. The 5,600 sq ft English Colonial home sits gracefully on 2 full acres on Boulevard, but its grandeur can be found as you enter the back private drive that winds down through century old trees and your eyes settle on the gorgeous Southern Home and its magnificent grounds. You will be enchanted with the amazing back terrace outlined with exquisite custom ironwork, saltwater pool (with retractable cover), outdoor kitchen, shade garden, pool storage, and outdoor bath. This incredible space is the ultimate entertaining home as the outdoor terrace leads to your private garden area fenced in with gorgeous old trees. A stunning custom designed pergola draped with confederate jasmine sits in the back perfect for a backyard wedding or for a garden party outside with live music (separate outside electrical hookup). This amazing home has entertained three governors and can easily host dinner parties to fundraising events for 150 people including the Radio fundraising premier with cast and director. The gorgeous hydrangeas, camellias, azaleas, and David Austin roses have captivated photographers which have used the property for countless portraits. Irrigation system in back garden, and front planting beds. New lifetime roof, copper gutters and valleys and oversized 2 car garage, will fit today''s largest SUV’s thanks to Judson Minyard’s forethought and his beloved Cadillacs. The inside of this spectacular home continues with intrinsic details throughout the home from beautiful arches, original hardwood floors, black and white tiled floors, authentic period glass doorknobs, crown molding including picture molding for hanging artwork and original chandelier lighting. There is a formal dining room that can easily seat 12 people. A large living area with fireplace and magnificent mantle and original tiled fireplace. An additional music room that has been converted into an office space. Downstairs there is a second master bedroom with a private full bath and walk in shower. The bedroom looks out on the cozy bricked sunroom and shade garden. The updated kitchen has handsome custom cabinets, Cambria Quartz countertops, Versailles pattern porcelain tiled floor, and a tiled center island. The Chef''s kitchen has a European stove top and oven. In addition, there is a wonderful wet bar, separate breakfast area, a desk workspace, walk-in pantry and a large Butler’s pantry with built-in cabinets. The laundry room has more storage and room, an additional refrigerator. A back or front staircase leads upstairs. The spacious, gorgeous master bedroom suite has a sitting area, built-in coffee bar, and his and her dressing rooms with walk-in closets rarely found in older homes. One closet boasts authentic wood paneling and daybed from the 1934 house as well as extensive modern custom shelving. The wonderful master bath has a large vanity, two separate sinks, and the original subway tile shower. There are two very large bedrooms and an incredible updated bathroom with Calcutta marble countertops, wood vanity, built-in cabinets and walk-in tile shower that connects the two rooms. In addition, one of the bedrooms can also use a second bathroom that leads to a phenomenal upstairs den area. This space has everything you could want, a bathroom, tons of storage including a luggage room, incredible space for watching tv, a fireplace, and built-in shelving. Extra space for an office or play area. The options with this space are unlimited. The home has been completely rewired and has updated plumbing. This spectacular home is an absolute must see as one cannot truly appreciate all its beauty, history, and charm without walking through it for yourself.
Aug 1, 2021
84,506 sqft / 1.94 acres (approx)
Tl Hanna High
Central Forced, Multi- Zoned
Heating System Type
Natural Gas, Other – See Remarks
Alarm System- Owned, Built- In Bookcases, Cable T V Available, Ceiling Fan, Ceilings- Smooth, Connection – Dishwasher, Connection – Washer, Countertops- Granite, Dryer Connection- Electric, Electric Garage Door, Fireplace, Fireplace – Multiple, Fireplace- Gas Connection, Gas Logs, Jack and Jill Bath, Some 9′ Ceilings, Walk- In Closet, Walk- In Shower, Washer Connection, Wet Bar
Driveway – Asphalt, Driveway – Circular, Gazebo, Glass Door, Landscape Lighting, Outdoor Kitchen, Patio, Pool- In Ground, Porch- Front, Porch- Other, Underground Irrigation
Basement, Crawl Space
Corner, Level, Shade Trees
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Listing courtesy of Nora Hooper @ RE/MAX Executive.
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