Historic House Listings

“Model Farm”. Circa 1867. National Register property in NC. $30,000

September 14, 2018


Such an interesting history! Built in 1867 by Quakers as a model farm. It was used as a farm to demonstrate modern farming techniques  and equipment after the Civil War to help farmers revive their farms. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places so it does qualify for tax breaks. It is zoned commercial, not sure how difficult it is to change to residential. No mention of how much property is included. Located in High Point, North Carolina. Seven bedrooms, one bathroom, and 3,359 square feet. $30,000

From the Zillow listing:


COMMERCIAL PROPERTY, zoned CZ-HB. Great possibilities for many different commercial uses. The Quakers established the farm in 1867, it is a 2-1/2 story, triple-A roofed, L-plan frame building. It was built as a demonstration farm to educate local residents about modern farming techniques & equipment to revive their lands after the Civil War. Listed on the National Registry and Guilford County Historic Registry make it eligible for great tax breaks. Convenient location near Bus. 85/I-74.

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