This historic farmhouse and the adjacent general store/commissary are about all that’s left of the Reese community. Since 1971, the property has been known as the Strother Farm.
This is a nice example of this once widespread form.
One resource survey identifies the date of construction of this Georgian farmhouse at 1856.
Rose Hill is a lost community in Oconee County.
This historic small farmstead would have likely been typical of such properties in the area in the early 20th century.
Records indicate a date of 1904 for construction of this farmhouse, but it is much earlier. It features sidelights and a wonderful front gable. Due to rapid growth in the area, it is likely vulnerable.
Houses of this type were once abundant in the area but have become less common with population growth and development.
This is a common form, but I don’t often encounter these types of houses with board-and-batten siding.