Jan 22, 2024 - Real Estate

Historic Plaza Midwood mansion listed for $5.75M

3217 Maymont Avenue (2023 Charlotte Home of the Year)

Photo: Courtesy of Michael Blevins

This colonial estate in Plaza Midwood just hit the market for $5.75 million.

Why it matters: The home won our 2023 Home of the Year award for its ability to revitalize a piece of our city's history.

  • It's a project Grandfather Homes' owner Matt Ewers hopes a new owner can appreciate and expand on.

"I know the energy and potential this home delivers, so seeing a person or family fully embrace and elevate it would be highly rewarding for us and the Cramer's Pond community," Ewers said.

Catch up quick: The house at 3217 Maymont Pl. originally belonged to textile industrialist Charles Barnhardt, who hired architect Martin E. Boyer Jr. to build and design the sprawling estate during the Great Depression.

Layout: The renovated 7,290-square-foot mansion, crafted by Bryan Mermans Architecture, has six bedrooms, four full bathrooms and two half baths.

  • An additional 1,500 square feet of living space was added during the remodel, which was completed in 2022.
  • Features include an open floor plan, two studies, a library, walk-in closets, a private balcony, pool and a three-car garage.

What's next: Another nod to the Cramer family is already underway. Ewers says they're working on Heirloom at Mattie Rose, a custom village community in NoDa.

  • It's a new project that will feature similar whimsical and radical elements of the original Barnhardt design.

Interested buyers can contact Matt Ewers and Missy Bagley with Nestlewood Realty.

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