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  • Price$2,999,999
  • Beds3
  • Baths3
  • SQ. Feet3,984
  • Acres242.00
  • Built1831

899 Messenger Rd, Sparta

Historical property with 2.5-3.0 miles of river frontage on the Calfkiller River. General John W. Simpson built the original house in 1831. It is reported the first skirmish of the Civil War was fought on this property. INVESTORS, with the river frontage this could be a great development property. The original house would make a great museum. The house is "AS IS" The foundation is hand-hewn limestone blocks, and the original bricks are handmade. The guest house has 3Br,2B, 1344 sq ft.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #2105183
  • Price$2,999,999
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms3.00
  • Full Baths3
  • Square Footage3,984
  • Acres242.00
  • Year Built1831
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
  • StatusActive


  • Parking Spaces4
  • GaragesAttached,Circular Driveway,Driveway,Gravel
  • ViewRiver
  • Is WaterfrontYes


  • Exterior FeaturesBarn(s),Carriage/Guest House,Storage
  • RoofShingle
  • ConstructionOther

Additional Information

  • Date ListedDecember 5th, 2019

Listing Details

  • Listing OfficeRE/MAX ONE, LLC

Community Information

  • Address899 Messenger Rd
  • Area52 - White County
  • CitySparta
  • CountyWhite County
  • StateTN
  • Zip Code38583


  • Interior FeaturesCentral Vacuum,Utility Connection
  • HeatingCentral
  • CoolingCentral Air
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces4
  • # of Stories2
  • Basement DescriptionUnfinished

School Information

  • ElementaryWoodland Park Elementary
  • MiddleWhite Co Middle School
  • HighWhite County High School

HOA Information

  • HOANone
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Listing information last updated on January 28th, 2020 at 12:39am CST.