The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook

Susanna Pantas, Artist

Carl Sandburg Home

Pen & Ink Drawings of Biltmore Estate, by Lee James Pantas

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Carl Sandburg home "Connemara" pen & ink drawing by Lee James Pantas
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    A very popular attraction, Pulitzer Prize winning writer Carl Sandburg’s farm, “Connemara,” is open to the public for visitation. The farm includes 264 acres of rolling hills, forests, lakes, pastures, goat barn, and buildings. Located in Flat Rock, three miles south of Hendersonville, the grounds are open for self-guided tours. Guided tours of the home are also scheduled daily. The goat barn and the many delightful goats are a hit with the kids!

Website: Carl Sandburg Home
Flat Rock, NC
Address: 81 Carl Sandburg Lane, Flat Rock, NC 28731
Telephone: 828-693-4178
Hours: Open-year round, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Christmas Day.
Fees: Guided house tour Adults and senior rates, children under 15 free.
Allow: Two hours
Of Note: National Historic Landmark, listed in the National Register of ¬Historic Places. The Carl Sandburg Festival is held at the home every Memorial Day.
Nearby: Flat Rock Playhouse
Directions: Connemara is located 3 miles south of Hendersonville in Flat Rock. Take Highway 25 south from Hendersonville and turn right just beyond the Flat Rock Playhouse onto Little River Road.







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