1855 Historic Home

SOLD! Private Sale

Update 11/21/16: SOLD!!

Update 9/15/16:
Per request, new pictures of the Historic Barn have been added to the Gallery.  The interior pictures show the original 1800s barn structure with hand-hewn timbers, as well as the expanded additions, added as time progressed from the original construction date. The barn is restorable to a level to reflect a period in time, or updated, as may be desired by the new owner. 

Update 9/2/16:


Accepting Back-up Offers

Historic Pre-Civil War Home on

5.5 Acres of Manicured Real Estate!

Located in the Beautiful, Historic Arcadia Community of Kingsport, TN.

4368 Bloomingdale Road, Kingsport TN 37660

The Sellers purchased this property in late 2003 and have spent many thousands of dollars to restore it, including MANY upgrades!

They operated it as a Bed and Breakfast for a period of time, but now desire to spend their retirement time travelling and enjoying their TN home and  out-of-state residences in NC and SC.

Historic Arcadia Manor (1855)


This is a Wonderful Private Home, ideal for the antique lover, a growing family, or a place to retire.

(Other Uses are possible, subject to Deed Restrictions and Zoning Ordinances/Codes)

Restored pre-Civil War Home (1855).
National Registry of Historic Places (1973).

The Manor House has 5 Bedrooms  and 4 1/2 Baths (main level has large BR with full bath) and is climate controlled by 3 Heat Pumps

There are 3 pre-civil war log cabins for guests, or a variety of other private uses, as you may choose.
Other pre-civil war log structures include a large barn, corn crib, and spring house.

The freestanding white building provides a very nice full bath for cabin guests and a commercial kitchen that has been used for B&B-related catering and event support. It could also be used as a garage and/or workshop, or any number of other uses.
(The building has a heat pump for climate control.)

Uses of the subject property: WE are marketing this property as a single-family Residence.
This property (Lot 10) is part of the Joseph H. Ramsey Heirs subdivision of a large farm tract and deed restrictions for all of the lots stipulate that:
“Said lots are not to be used for any trade or business enterprise, with exception of Lot 10, which may be used for antique sales or a bed and breakfast, if permitted by governmental ordinances.”
Zoning: The subject property is currently zoned A-1 by Sullivan County, which may permit its use for a Bed and Breakfast as an accessory use, subject to certain requirements and stipulations.
Important! Prospective buyers are advised that although deed restrictions/permissions or zoning codes may permit a particular use, the buyer must be sure that their desired use is permitted by BOTH deed and governmental ordinances.
Due Diligence: Prospective purchasers are required to perform due diligence to determine the property suitable for their needs. Therefore, as a part of their due diligence process, prospective buyers are advised to contact the Sullivan County Zoning Department to obtain the details and requirements for their desired use of the property.
The phone number for the Sullivan County Zoning Department is 423-323-6440.

The grounds consist of 5.5 groomed and landscaped acres, providing a beautiful setting with long-range mountain views.

Of interest: All lots of this subdivision are deed restricted as follows:
“No animals, swine, or poultry of any kind shall be kept on said property. Household pets shall be permitted on all lots. Horses and cattle shall be permitted. The keeping or maintaining of household pets for commercial purposes shall be forbidden on all lots.” 

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We are selling the real estate and improvements only.

PREVIEW: Inspection of the premises for interested real estate buyers will be by appointment. Please contact the Broker for a date and time, at 423-956-3151.

Note: The first 88 pictures currently in the Gallery on this website were taken the last week of April 2015.

The others were taken periodically over the past 10 years. Over those years, furnishings and decor have changed.

Check back here often for updates to the information contained herein!

Property Address

4368 Bloomingdale Rd.
Kingsport TN 37660

From Kingsport, take Hwy 11W (Stone Drive) North toward Bristol, go past Crown Colony. Turn left at Boehm Landscaping onto Ollis Bowers Road, briefly, then left on Bloomingdale Road. Arcadia Manor is 1 mile on right. From Bristol, 11W to Boehm Landscaping, turn right on Ollis Bowers then left on Bloomingdale.

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Terms and Notes

Prospective Purchasers of residential structures built prior to 1978 have a 10-day period, beginning on the date of an agreed-to contract for the sale of the property, in which to inspect the subject premises for lead-based paint or lead-based paint hazards. If such inspection(s) is/are not performed within the 10-day period provided, the Purchaser will be required to sign a waiver at the time of closing relinquishing the right to perform any further such inspections, and will agree to accept the property in "as is" condition at time of closing.