This adorable, vibrant cottage is located in Tryon, North Carolina, a small town nestled at the base of the Blue Ridge Escarpment and dubbed “the friendliest town in the South.” If that designation is true, then the home at 235 Vineyard Road is an embodiment of Tryon’s reputation.
Built in 1948, the 1,140-square-foot two-bed-two-bath has been well maintained and updated over the years, with many of its period charms intact. What you’ll notice first, of course, is the bright yellow facade and welcoming front porch. This cheerful color scheme endures inside, where yellow walls are accented by white trim and furnishings, as well as with colorful decor.
The living room is characterized by a white brick fireplace and flows into an eat-in kitchen with terra-cotta tiled floors and what appears to be period-appropriate cabinetry. Bedrooms are spacious with many windows, and hardwood floors are found throughout. There’s even a lower-level bonus room with full bathroom and its own entry from the patio—plus a second (screened-in) porch.
The .57-acre grounds are equally marvelous, as the owner has invested $100,000 on landscaping, stone work, an irrigation system, and custom fencing. A green lawn and lovely plantings make the “Caribbean-themed” home an oasis. If any of this interests you, the property is offered at $345,000. Take a look.