Harken back to a time long gone, but not forgotten! An era of genteel living, when families sustained themselves off the good earth. This is the opportunity of a life time to own a vestige of the Old South, a land of legend, of cotton and camellias, mint juleps, and magnolias.
Malbone, built circa 1867, represents the Old South with all its charming romantic splendor, chivalry, and gracious hospitality. The all brick Italianate architecture of the stately nineteenth century home, with its tall ivy covered white columns, boxwood hedges, ancient oak trees, and sweeping vistas is set in the midst of 400 acres of lush, gently rolling, green fields. Malbone is located in Bartow County, Cartersville, Georgia.
Robert M. Stiles built the approximately 5,000 square foot all brick home, which features a square columned entrance, and wide arched bay windows on each side. Bricks for the rare, and unique home were handmade from Georgia red clay, which was gathered, molded and sun dried on site. The grand and spacious home has been occupied by his descendants for 143 years. The home was named after Mr. Stiles cousin, Edward Greene Malbone, the famous American eighteenth century miniaturist. Malbone is patterned after Altama, the home site of the celebrated Hopeton Plantation in Glynn County, Georgia.