5 Shaw Rd Pinehurst NC 28374 SOLD

5 NE Shaw Rd, PInehurst NC 28374 - a.k.a. 'Thistle Dhu'. ***SOLD***

One of the most Historic Properties available to be privately owned that is located in the 'Old Town' portion of the Village of Pinehurst.

This is the orignal 'Thistle Dhu' - reportedly the home of first minature golf course built in America.


Fantastic Opportunity to own the Stately Grand Old Historic “Thistle Dhu”. “Thistle Dhu” is a 2 Story Colonial Home, with full basement in the Old Town portion of Pinehurst. It features high grade old hardwood floors (Heart of Pine?), high ceilings, period trim and moldings, a grand enclosed tiled entry foyer with 5 arched French doors to the outside, 3 sets of doors from the front brick porch and steps, French doors leading to the main entry hall of the house from the foyer.

To the left you find the large living room with fireplace and through the living room you arrive at the southeast sitting room and just past this is the glassed roofed solarium with French doors leading to the parking area in back. Again starting in the front entering the main hall; to the right is the formal dining room, with built in glass door cupboards, and just past this is the large butler’s pantry with cabinets and glassed uppers, then to the large kitchen with hardwood floors and a brick hearth floor inlaid for your stove. There is also small area for morning coffee, breakfast, or late night snack along with a private porch out this back door. Towards the center of the house from here is the entry from the drive for convenience to the kitchen, and the separate 3 bedrooms and full bath quarters down the back hallway. Again entering the home from the front foyer are the stairs, to the 2nd floor you find 8+- large bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, a utility closet with sink, another large and wide hardwood floored hallway and the stairs to the mostly floored attic. Once again from the main level stairs you go down to the basement area – huge laundry room area, furnace/boiler room, workshop/storage rooms, with a large stoned floored activates room and possibly a detailed real wood carved humidor/wine room (Private Lounge/Barroom). There are so many nooks and crannies to be discovered you should wear comfortable shoes and clothes as this is a large house and you will be getting a workout seeing it all. To the outside is the brick path to the waterfall fall and gazebo ( The Summer House) area, which use to be part if 'The first Miniature Golf Course in America' – all this at less than 50% of tax value. Please email listing agent for more on Historic “Thistle Dhu” and to obtain more details, photos, or call for your appointment.

*** If purchased by a real estate agent - no commission will be paid to the purchasing agent.




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We also have other local websites in development:

Homes By Bragg. com ’, covering all the same areas as this ‘ Pinehurst Listings .com’ website does, but with a focus on Homes for sale surrounding Fort Bragg, in Fayetteville, Raeford and Hope Mills areas.

Also other websites under development are:

Pinehurst - Real - Estate .com
Fayetteville - Real - Estate .com


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