Historic House Listings

Henry Clay Carter House, Circa 1930. Waterfront town in NC. $70,000

February 1, 2019

This could be so cute! Love the arched doorways and the details on the mantel. Built in 1930 in the waterfront town of Washington, North Carolina. Built for Henry Clay Carter and his wife, Marjorie. Historically this was used as a residence. Located beside the library and surrounded by public parking. Would make a great business location. 1,852 square feet. $70,000

From the Preservation North Carolina listing:


The Henry Clay Carter House, a brick veneer Tudor-style cottage, was built for Henry Clay Carter III and wife Marjorie in 1930. Carter was born in New York City in 1897, the son of Henry Walton and Lulu Alice Rawls Carter. His father was a physician and by 1910, the family had moved back to Washington, NC where Henry Walton Carter continued his medical practice. Henry Clay Carter III married Marjorie Hoyt, daughter of John K. Hoyt, owner of J. K Hoyt Department Store, the town’s leading clothier. The Carter House features many of its original details, including hardwood floors throughout, six over one windows, original doors, and an arched alcove under the stairs. An entry nook opens into the center hall and stairwell with curved balustrade. French double doors lead to the living room, while a single panel door leads into the kitchen.
Area Information
Washington, NC is located on the Pamlico River in Eastern North Carolina an offers great quality of life and a little something for everyone! The beautiful waterfront board walk is a great place to stroll, sit and take in the sunrise and sunset, walk the dog, and even feed turtles! The vibrant historic downtown commercial district offers tons of shopping from antiques, to boutiques and more! Dining choices range from causal fare to fine dining, and freshly-caught seafood!
For those wanting to get out on the water, Washington offers several marina’s and boat slips along the waterfront. You can also rent a kayak or SUP board for the day, or give a moonlight paddle or SUP yoga a try! For the nature enthusiast, take a visit to the Estuarium or out to Goose Creek State Park which boast eight miles of trails, a swimming beach, boat launch access and more. Arts of the Pamlico, housed in the Historic Turnage Theater, offers a wide range of activities for the whole family, including a variety of art exhibits, screen and stage shows, workshops and special events for adults and kids. Coming in spring 2019, the Harbor District Market will be a co-op space providing a year round location for a farmers market, for artisans to make and sell things, and for small business to start out and grow. Also scheduled to open in 2019 are a brewery and distillery. This small town has so much to offer!

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