The Saulda Cottages (Boyd Mansion)
150 Boyd Drive, Flat Rock, North Carolina.
Built in 1836.
The Saluda Cottages were built in 1836 by Count Joseph Marie Gabriel St. Xavier deChoiseul, the French Consul to Charleston and Savannah, and cousin to King Louis Philippe of France. The home features a garden complete with fountains and statues, a horse stable, volleyball/ tennis court, grand ballroom, covered porches, and thirteen fireplaces.