A Great Time Of Year For A Walking Tour

Dated: 05/18/2015

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If you're thinking of moving to the Johnson City area, you'll be delighted to find out more about the city's history by visiting some of it's most infamous landscapes. Near the ETSU campus is a historic area of homes known as 'The Tree Streets'. Visitors can learn more about this historic area by visiting it's website, treestreets.net. Not only is the neighborhood rich in history, it's still alive and vibrant today, hosting an annual neighborhood Yard Sale popular with locals, and actively promotes tales from days gone by.  Below is an excerpt from the website where visitors can download an 11 page PDF walking tour guide:

"Just beyond the eye of the casual observer and other passers-through, the Tree Streets neighborhood of Johnson City, TN offers historical cultural phenomena and tales from days gone by that can only really be experienced by hitting the pavement. The Walking Tour takes a self-guided approach to understanding our community, by presenting a printable tour booklet. This tour includes a jaunt through Young Cemetery where some of our areas first settlers built homes on a land grant from the King of England, as well as Montrose Court where the notorious Al Capone may have visited. The tour booklet also features a guide to architectural home styles that may be found along your journey" 

Download the Guide

If you chance to visit the Tree Streets this summer, be sure to schedule a showing appointment with us to visit 1503 Virginia Street in the Dulaney Addition! 

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MLS#360869 | 1503 Virginia Street | 3BR/2.5BA | 2258 sf | List: $189,900

This timeless traditional is a must see! Entry into this stately, all-brick home really makes an impression with hardwood floors, a large, light-filled living area, corner gas fireplace, and a grand front staircase! There are lots of architectural details that include crown molding, wide baseboards, and detailed doorways that really make this home special. You will also find a formal dining area, cozy kitchen with tile flooring, and a half bath on the main level. Upstairs, this home has 3 bedrooms and 2 additional full baths. All of the bedrooms have carpet, and the baths are updated too! There is also a great laundry room with tons of storage space! Outside you will find a covered back patio for entertaining, a wide, wrap-around porch, and a detached garage with room for a workshop. All of this sits on an acre of property with mountain views!

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Rayne Price

Holding a BS in Environmental Science, and MA in Education, real estate was not Shields Team Buyer Specialist Rayne Price's first career choice. It was only after encouragement from his wife and a cl....

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