Neighborhood: Duke University, Not In A Subdivision
State: North Carolina
Socrates said education is "the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel." This was not only the home of Duke's legendary English professor, William Blackburn, he also taught & gathered many students here who went on the become celebrated novelists. One has to simply marvel at the number of brilliant minds who, over the years, graced this 1930's Neoclassical Revival manse, to feel the home's literary energy. Updated in recent years to maximize flow, this home makes entertaining a breeze. The large bright windows invite you to embrace the natural & very private surroundings. Drive to downtown in 5 minutes, walk across the street to Duke campus. The Nasher Museum and Sarah Duke Gardens are your neighbors.