Historic House Listings

Lyon-Looney House, Circa 1910 in NC. $109,000

March 14, 2019

The Lyon-Looney House was built in 1910. I never thought I would say that I want to live in a looney house, but now I do! Located on .28 acres in Rocky Mount, North Carolina in the Falls Road Historic District. This was the home of Dr. J. J. W. Looney. He lived in this home while working at the Park View Hospital. New HVAC in 2017. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,042 square feet. $109,000

From the Zillow listing:


Location, location, location! 5 blocks from downtown, 6 blocks to Rocky Mount Mills campus, 1.3 miles from new NC DMV offices. This historic beauty boasts 3,395 sf of space, including an elegant grand hallway with curved staircase, living room dining room, pantry, kitchen, den, office, 5 BR, 2 baths, an enclosed back porch/laundry area, a dry partial basement perfect for a wine cellar, a relaxing rocking chair front porch/patio, and back yard. Beautiful hardwoods, tall ceilings, large windows, built-ins, and fireplaces throughout. While numerous repairs/ projects have been completed on this home such as the 2017 downstairs HVAC with new ductwork and 2018 repaired, restored, painted exterior, there are still some vintage areas of the home awaiting a new owner’s vision and enhancement.


Historic home with a great front porch. Conveniently situated within walking distance to downtown (5 blocks) and Rocky Mount Mills campus (6 blocks). Historic tax credit available for future renovations. Just 1.3 mi from newly proposed NC DMV offices.
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