19th Century ‘Land of Eden’ North Carolina Plantation Home Is for Sale

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Known since the 1800s as “Willow Oaks Plantation,” a bountiful plantation in Eden, North Carolina is asking $11.5 million, Luxury Listings reported.

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Built by William Byrd II in 1825, the estate, also called “Land of Eden,” has preserved 1,770 acres of its original 26,000 acres.

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In 2001, Arthur Dick, president and CEO of AdvantaClean, a Greensboro-based environmental service company, bought the property for $2 million as a recreational second home for his family.

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The 7,722-square-foot house has been renovated, according to Dick.

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It is situated on Dan River, where whitetail deer are known to roam, and nearby two six-acre fishing lakes, with plenty of opportunity for fishing, the listing states.

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The plantation is also abundant with sunflower fields, ducks, doves, quail, and wild turkeys, among other wildlife.

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The listing is held by Elliott Davenport of Hall and Hall.

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Images courtesy of Hall and Hall

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