729 E Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
729 E Franklin Street

729 E Franklin Street

6 Beds 7 Baths 5,586 Sq.Ft.


Rarely available, The Greenlaw House, a stunning, historic estate built in 1922 for Edwin Greenlaw, namesake of UNC's Greenlaw Hall. Designed by Arthur Nash, whose major works include the Carolina Inn, Wilson Library, and Venable Hall, among many other campus buildings contributing to UNC Chapel Hill's reputation as one of the most beautiful college campuses in the US. The current owners and their architect retained the beautiful architectural details, but added the modern updates and features selective buyers require when . This impressive property now boasts 5586 sq.ft., 4/5 BR's and 4.5 BA's in the main house & includes a large gourmet kitchen, luxurious owner's suite, spacious rooms ideal for entertaining on the main floor, five fireplaces, screened porch, pool with 40'x 19'5' bluestone patio, grilling deck, fire pit, wine cellar, detached garage (with a beautiful exercise room and pool bath), plus an open concept guest house (built in 2001). Total Living Area - 6768 sq.ft. and almost an acre of professionally landscaped front and backyards. It's perfect!

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Features & Amenities


  • total bedrooms6
  • Total bathrooms7
  • full bathrooms6
  • half bathroom1
  • Laundry room Laundry Room, Sink, Upper Level
  • Flooring Hardwood, Marble, Tile
  • Fireplace Bedroom, Family Room, Gas, Gas Log, Living Room, Masonry, Master Bedroom
  • APPLIANCES Bar Fridge, Built-In Refrigerator, Convection Oven, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Down Draft, Gas Cooktop, Gas Water Heater, Ice Maker, Microwave, Plumbed For Ice Maker, Refrigerator, Self Cleaning Oven, Oven, Water Heater, Water Purifier, Water Softener
  • other interior Features Bookcases, Ceiling Fan(s), Chandelier, Double Vanity, Eat-in Kitchen, Entrance Foyer, Granite Counters, High Ceilings, High Speed Internet, Kitchen Island, Room Over Garage, Separate Shower, Shower Only, Smooth Ceilings, Storage, Walk-In Closet(s), Walk-In Shower, Water Closet

Area & Lot

  • Status Pending
  • Living Area5,586 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Area0.9 Acres
  • MLS® ID2510777
  • TypeResidential
  • YEAR BUILT1922
  • NeighborhoodChapel Hill
  • Architecture StylesTraditional
  • Elementary SchoolCH/Carrboro - Northside
  • Middle SchoolCH/Carrboro - Guy Phillips
  • High SchoolCH/Carrboro - East Chapel Hill


  • Garage Space2.0
  • water SourcePublic
  • utilitiesCable Available, Electricity Available, Electricity Connected, Natural Gas Available, Natural Gas Connected, Sewer Connected, Water Available, Water Connected
  • PoolIn Ground, Outdoor Pool, Private, Salt Water
  • roofShingle, Metal
  • lot featuresFront Yard, Garden, Hardwood Trees, Landscaped, Sprinklers In Front, Sprinklers In Rear
  • parkingAttached, Circular Driveway, Covered, Deck, Detached, Drive Through, Driveway, Electric Vehicle Charging Station(s), Garage, Garage Door Opener, Garage Faces Rear, Garage Faces Side, Parking Pad
  • HEAT TYPECentral, Fireplace(s), Floor Furnace, Natural Gas, Radiant Floor
  • AIR CONDITIONINGCentral Air, Multi Units
  • sewerPublic Sewer
  • SubstructureBrick/Mortar
  • Disability FeaturesStandby Generator
  • other exterior FeaturesBalcony, Fenced Yard, Fire Pit, Lighting, Rain Gutters, Smart Irrigation


  • Sales Price$3,950,000
  • Real Estate Tax $34,463/yr
  • Zoning R-1


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