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0.9± Acres
Orange County, NC

729 Franklin, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

MLS ID: 2510777
Status: Active
Price: $4,250,000
Acres: 0.9±
Type: Single Family, Residential
Address: 729 Franklin
City, State: Chapel Hill, NC
County: Orange County
ZIP Code: 27514
Parcel Number: 9788785857
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 7
SqFt: 5,586
Year Built: 1922


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!

Directions: Franklin St. between The Glen and Park Pl. Enter shared driveway between 729 and 733 E Franklin and turn on the circular drive and under the porte-cochère to the front door.

Additional Information


Appliances: Convection Oven, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Down Draft, Gas Cooktop, Gas Water Heater, Ice Maker, Microwave, Refrigerator, Self Cleaning Oven, Tankless Water Heater, Oven, Water Purifier
Basement: Exterior Entry, Heated, Interior Entry, Unfinished
Bathrooms Half: 1
Bathrooms Full: 6
Building Area Total: 5,586
Cooling (Yes/no): Yes
Cooling: Central Air
Fireplace Features: Bedroom, Family Room, Gas, Gas Log, Living Room, Masonry, Master Bedroom
Fireplace (Yes/no): Yes
Fireplaces Total: 5
Flooring: Hardwood, Marble, Tile
Garage (Yes/no): Yes
Garage Spaces: 2
Heating (Yes/no): Yes
Heating: Fireplace(s), Floor Furnace, Natural Gas
Interior Features: Bookcases, Ceiling Fan(s), Double Vanity, Eat-in Kitchen, Entrance Foyer, Granite Counters, High Ceilings, High Speed Internet, Room Over Garage, Separate Shower, Shower Only, Smooth Ceilings, Storage, Walk-In Closet(s), Walk-In Shower, Water Closet
Rooms Total: 15


Architectural Style: Traditional
Exterior Features: Balcony, Fenced Yard, Lighting
Fencing: Back Yard, Fenced
Lot Features: Front Yard, Garden, Hardwood Trees, Landscaped, Sprinklers In Front, Sprinklers In Rear
Lot Size Area: 39,204
Lot Size Dimensions: 187 x 341 x 73 x 275
Lot Size Square Feet: 39,204
Open Parking Spaces: 4
Open Parking: Yes
Other Structures: Garage(s), Guest House, Pergola
Parking Features: 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
Patio and Porch Features: Covered, Deck, Patio, Porch, Screened
Pool Features: In Ground, Outdoor Pool, Private, Salt Water
Pool Private: Yes
Water Source: Public
Window Features: Blinds, Insulated Windows, Skylight(s)


Days On Market: 281
Direction Faces: Southeast
Elementary School: CH/Carrboro - Northside
Middle School: CH/Carrboro - Guy Phillips
High School: CH/Carrboro - East Chapel Hill
Subdivision Name: Not In A Subdivision
Tax Annual Amount: 34462.8
Zoning: R-1

Extra Information

Green Energy Efficient: Lighting, Thermostat
Green Water Conservation: Low-Flow Fixtures
Doug Moore

Doug Moore

Lillington, North Carolina

(919) 291-6390

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Listed By: Cary Greenleaf of Keller Williams Realty United - (919) 904-1789