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21 acres on Goose Creek Island in NC. Circa 1905. $88,000

April 23, 2019

This home was built in 1905. It is located on 21 acres on Goose Creek Island in Hobucken, North Carolina. This looks like a total gut job, but for someone young, considering the acreage it isn’t a bad deal. Located 1/4 mile from the Pamlico Sound and the intracoastal waterway. This would kind of be like camping out in a house. 🙂 There are only about 150 residents on the island. Six bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,300 square feet. $88,000

From the Zillow listing:

 

The main thing with this listing is there is 21 wooded acres of land that is 1/4 mile from the Pamlico Sound and the Intracoastal Waterway… This is on Goose Creek Island, with maybe 150 other American people.. most all are fisherman… The island is famous for its fishing and Duck Hunting….  The Old 2 story farmhouse is in need of a total remodel… I have started but at my age it is too much for me… I have framed all the decks around the house and put new 1×8 white pine siding on the back wall.. There is a cover pile of siding in the yard that will probably be enough to finish… part of it floated off in the last hurricane.. I camp out in the old house in the summer, keep the yard mowed while I fish, shrimp and crab…. I have plastic on the walls of the 2 rooms I hang out in.. House has a working full bath, new water heater,  good wood heater for cool weather and a window air conditioner for hot weather. There is NO KITCHEN…I cook on a double gas burner and wash dishes out on the side porch in a dish pan. You can take up the remodeling where I left off or tear it down and start over… No, I don’t think you would want to move you family down there and move in… unless you are the pioneer type… then  I’d say go for it…  it is 17 miles to the grocery store…  This is all the pictures I have at the moment.. I am currently in the NC mountains . Asking $88K but please feel free to make me an offer… Thanks , Danny

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