OFFERED AT $1,200,000
In Natchez, on the Mississippi, with well over a hundred fine antebellum homes, it is significant to be one of the homes on their famed Spring or Fall Pilgrimages. Rip Rap has been a tour home for most of the last decade.
The earliest part of the home, now in the center, was built in 1835 . . . but the grander Greek Revival front section was added in 1850 with unexpected charming Italianate details on the front gallery façade, The 1850 interior has an elegant entrance hall painted with faux marble blocks and impressive 18’ x 20’ parlors on either side. The fifty foot front gallery spans the five bay exterior.
There is a spacious master bedroom complex of two bedrooms, extensive closets, and a huge bathroom with heated marble floors on the main floor.
The main rooms of the 1835 house now house the dining room and the music room; and overlooking the large grounds to the rear is an inviting family room and stairway to the cozy lower floor den, wine cellar/game room, and two guest rooms with a shared bath. Just outside is a huge bricked patio area.
The home is approached from either South Rankin Street or from Orleans through Jhelen Alley to a rear drive crossing the grounds to access the carport.
*5 Bedrooms * 3 Full Baths * 1 Half Bath * Approx Living Space: 6,179 Sq Ft. * Central Heat * Central A/C * Wood Fireplaces * 1.09 acres *
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