The 1861 Farmhouse- an important piece of Valle Crucis history & an iconic High Country property- now for sale! *On the National Register of Historic Places.* Across from the original Mast General Store which sees up to half a million visitors per year & in close proximity to Valle Crucis Park & the Watauga River, this 2.2 acre offering has residential & commercial potential. Many rooms on both floors offer potential for various bedroom/living space layouts! Currently home to a popular local restaurant & previous location of the 1861 Farmhouse Restaurant & Winery, its captivating history dates back to the start of the Civil War. Beginning w/ 1 of the 4 founding families of "the Valle", the farmhouse has been known by many names including the "Hard Taylor" home, Valle Crucis Post Office, & more. Property features include: historic farmhouse, auxiliary building, rustic "barn" w/ temperature controlled wine & storage room, lawn & gardens, spring & pond, & outdoor living areas including covered & open decks, gazebo, & deck overlooking the valley. Current owners have done substantial renovations to keep the property in good working condition while preserving its character & heritage.