The Asheville Citizen-Times reports (http://avlne.ws/2iyPxZK) the current owner of the 664-square-foot home has done work to shore up the foundation and restore the interior of the cottage in hopes of it being used as a museum.
The asking price for the home built in 1930 is $95,000 in cash.
Simone was born in 1933 and named Eunice Waymon. She died in 2003 at the age of 70.
Information from: The Asheville Citizen-Times, http://www.citizen-times.com