Historic Residence/Bed and Breakfast

Conway, AR   Offered for sale at $889,000

Located in the heart of Conway's Historic District, the home and two-story detached garage with an 864 sq ft apartment are set on one and a half acres graced with massive oak trees, extensive mature landscaping, a private gated backyard, and parking for 15 – 20 cars.

This Neo-Classical home has 22 rooms of elegant interior spaces: foyer, two sunrooms, oversized living and dining rooms, lounge, kitchen, pantry, den, five bedrooms, six full baths and two powder rooms. The front entry is grand with its staircase, hardwood floors of oak, and a wall to wall hand-painted mural depicting wainscoting and columns with a distant view of Italian countryside. Artfully blending historic ambience with modern luxury, the kitchen design is simple, classic and timeless with glass, historic floor tiles, white marble countertops and oversized marble sink. Viking appliances consist of a 48” refrigerator, 48” range with six gas burners, a griddle and two electric ovens, microwave, dishwasher and icemaker.

Nine an a half foot ceilings
Hardwood floors downstairs
Concrete floors upstairs
Plaster walls and ceiling
One foot interior and exterior walls
Exquisite fixtures, finishes and moldings
Two original crystal chandeliers
One rare French 1800's bronze chandelier with satin glass clam shell shades
Hand painted stencil work on living room ceiling
Three fireplaces
Innovative tile designs, custom cabinets, elegant window treatments
Air-jet tubs in baths
Four new heating/cooling systems with air purifiers and individually controlled thermostats in five bedroom suites
Extensive new electrical wiring
Wireless Internet
Security System

Red clay tile roof completely restored in 2007
Massive two-story front porch with six redwood columns
Private walled back yard with four iron gates
New gutters
Two-story red brick garage, with upstairs apartment
Underground electric, telephone and cable
Well-established oak trees, shrubs and flower beds

Seven hundred sq ft of attic space has been wired, plumbed for bath and laundry and fitted for heating and cooling. Perfect for additional bedroom suite, office, massive storage area or playroom.

Special Note: Prospective buyers must contact the Conway Planning Department if planning to continue operating the Bed and Breakfast. The current Conditional Use Permit for the B&B and events is for current owners only. New owner must apply through the Planning Department (www.cityofconway.org).

Population: approx. 60,000
Located 30 miles north of Little Rock
Home to the University of Central Arkansas, Central Baptist College, and Hendrix College, one of the top liberal arts colleges in the nation
Progressive schools, community spirit, and professional opportunities
Conway has one of the most diverse economies in the nation, enjoying low unemployment, a highly educated workforce, and a growth rate of 16% over the past two years
A recent surge in economic development with Hewlett Packard selecting Conway in which to locate its newst Technology Center with 1,200 new hires
One of the nation's largest data centers (Acxiom Corp) resides in Conway
The explosion of the natural gas industry in Arkansas has brought Southwest Energy's regional headquarters here with 400 new jobs
Extensive green space, fourteen parks, walking and creek trails
Conway has one of the largest hospital-based fitness centers in the nation
A vibrant old downtown with antique shops, art galleries, boutiques, many restaurants, spas and businesses, all with easy parking
Cultural options are many with the Arkansas Shakespeare Festival, Conway Symphony Orchestra, Hendrix College Theatre Arts, UCA Performance Hall, Silver Moon Cinema and Toad Suck DazeOffered for sale is a truly distinctive landmark property in Conway, Arkansas! Built in 1950, the 6000 sq ft home is an architectural masterpiece.

Property Details
  • 4 Guest Rooms
  • 8 Guest Room Baths
  • Has Owner's Quarters
  • Built in 1950
  • Last Renovated in 2008
  • Opened in 2008
  • Building is 5,400 SQFT
  • Lot is 1.5 Acres
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Financial Details
  • Offered for sale at $889,000
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