Historic House Listings

Double Porch Love! Walter Livingston Hicks house, circa 1880 in NC. $269,900

January 17, 2019

Double porch love! The Walter Livingston Hicks house was built in 1880 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This Greek Revival home is located on .64 acres in Faison, North Carolina. There are eight fireplaces in this house! There is a wide entry hall with parlors on each side. Original hardwood floors and picture rails throughout the house. Updated electric and plumbing. The house has a new HVAC, water heater and a new roof. Love that little playhouse! Five bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 4,093 square feet. $369,900 New price: $269,900

From the Zillow listing:


Step back in time and marvel at this Circa 1880 National Historic Registered Greek Revival Home. The ”Walter Livingston Hicks House” is a 4090 sq ft. traditional four-over-four home with 18 x 16 foot rooms, 12 foot ceilings and nine foot tall windows. In addition each room has a fireplace and mantal totaling eight The kitchen and all season room in the back of the house were added to the house later. Located on Main St. in Faison, NC, any visitor will be awe struck upon driving up to this double porch white beauty with Italianate scrolling brackets and transom windows. When you walk through the front door you are immediately welcomed by a super wide corridor with not one but two parlors on each side. Down the corridor is the formal dining room and an additional room currently used as a bedroom with two large closets. Off the formal dining room is the kitchen and connected to the kitchen and connecting back to the corridor is the all season room with a full bathroom. Located up stairs is an equally wide corridor connecting four more bedrooms and a full bathroom. Original hardwood floors and picture rails throughout. Upgrades to the house include: central heating and air conditioning, rinnai tankless water heater, 6 year old roof, updated plumbing and electric. Kitchen appliances are less than one year old and convey with the house. Down stairs rooms have fresh paint. Exterior of the house was completely repainted this spring along with the adorable playhouse located next to the house. The house features a circular driveway located in the rear, that goes around the 3 bay shed w/ tin roof. Experience small southern town life, but Clinton and Mt. Olive are located 15 minutes away, Raleigh and the ocean are a one hour drive. Furniture, art and collectables are negotiable.

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