Blake House (Arden, North Carolina)

Blake House, also known as Newington, Royal Pines, and Joseph B. Pyatt House, is a historic home located at Arden, Buncombe County, North Carolina. It was built about 1850, and is a two-story, double pile stone house in the Gothic Revival style. The main block is five bays wide and has a hipped roof. The center hall plan interior features Greek Revival-influenced interior finishes. A rear ell was added in 1907.[2]

Blake House
Blake House.jpg
Blake House, September 2012
Blake House (Arden, North Carolina) is located in North Carolina
Blake House (Arden, North Carolina)
Blake House (Arden, North Carolina) is located in the United States
Blake House (Arden, North Carolina)
Location150 Royal Pines Dr., Arden, North Carolina
Coordinates35°28′28″N 82°31′01″W / 35.47444°N 82.51694°W / 35.47444; -82.51694Coordinates: 35°28′28″N 82°31′01″W / 35.47444°N 82.51694°W / 35.47444; -82.51694
Area.55 acres (0.22 ha)
Builtc. 1850 (1850)
Architectural styleGothic Revival, Greek Revival
NRHP reference No.10000600[1]
Added to NRHPAugust 30, 2010

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]

The property was owned by the family of actress Andie MacDowell.


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 8/30/10 through 9/03/10. National Park Service. 2010-09-10.
  2. ^ Lorraine Norwood; Courtney Vuturo & Nancy McReynolds (December 2009). "Blake House" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.