Thomas Wadley Raoul House
|Location||394 Vanderbilt Rd., Asheville, North Carolina|
|Area||3.5 acres (1.4 ha)|
|Built by||Merchant Construction Co.|
|Architect||Parker, Charles N.|
|Architectural style||Tudor Revival, Bungalow/craftsman|
|NRHP reference #||06001105|
|Added to NRHP||November 28, 2006|
Thomas Wadley Raoul House, also known as Raoulwood, is a historic home located at Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina. It was built in 1923, and is a two-story, hollow tile and wood frame dwelling in the Tudor Revival style. It is clad in stucco with half-timbering and has a hipped and gable slate roof. It measures 92 feet, 6 inches long and 20 to 30 feet deep. Also on the property is a contributing servant's cottage (1923) in the Bungalow style.
Asheville is a city and the county seat of Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States. It is the largest city in Western North Carolina, and the 12th-most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The city's population was 89,121 according to 2016 estimates. It is the principal city in the five-county Asheville metropolitan area, with a population of 424,858 in 2010.
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It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.
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