How to see inside the Spanish-revival home at 2 E. Stewart Road

I admit it, I love Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com, because these real estate apps let me peek inside houses that fascinate me. For years, I’ve admired the house at the corner of Stewart and Garth, with its deep red details, creamy Spanish-revival exterior and have often wondered what’s inside. Well, this link to a Zillow…

See inside 704 Westmount the peanut brittle house

The home at 704 Westmount is up for sale, giving curious folks like me an opportunity to peek inside. Here‘s the House of Brokers’ virtual tour of the home, which is priced at $689,000. So why does the headline mention peanut brittle? Three homes were built in 1907 in Columbia that carry that descriptive name…

Spanish Influence – Vessell Home – 2 East Stewart Road

It can be easy to forget history, but historic homes serve as wonderful reminders. That’s the theme of the article, “Historic Home: A Slice of Spain,” published in the April/May 2006 Columbia Home & Lifestyle magazine written by Jim Muench. The home at 2 E. Stewart Road looks like something that could be found in Spain…

Greenwood Heights – built by slaves

Historic homes can be our touchstones to history, some of which we like to recall and some we’d like to forget. Greenwood Manor or Greenwood Heights at 3005 Mexico Gravel Road was built by slaves owned by Walter Raleigh Lenoir of Lenoir, North Carolina. That city was named for Lenoir’s father, who fought in the…