It’s a home that has hosted presidents, musical stars, actors, and dozens of other famous faces. It’s on the National Register of Historic Places and is a National Historic Landmark. And now, it’s for sale.
The Bona Allen estate in Buford was built in 1911. It was designed by Georgia architect Haralson Bleckley and built by T.C. Wesley and Sons. The Bona Allen Company operated a tannery and leather factory that became one of the country’s top producers of cowboy boots, saddles, and similar equipment. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution noted that the tannery even supplied Roy Rogers and the cast of Bonanza with much of their equipment for the show.
Steve and Dawn Siebold currently own the property. They purchased it in 2015 to house their company’s consulting headquarters but converted it to their home following the pandemic.