Historic House Listings

Hicks-Broom house, Circa late 1800’s in North Carolina. $25,000

May 1, 2019

The Hicks-Broom House is believed to have been built in the late 1800’s. It is located on .38 acres in Goldsboro, North Carolina. It is situated in the Goldsboro Historic District and is eligible for tax credits. Goldsboro has a neighborhood revitalization program and this house is in one of those areas where many houses are being restored. This house has a metal clad roof and original posts and sawn decorative balustrade on the front porch. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,858 square feet. $25,000

From the Preservation North Carolina listing:


The Hicks-Broom House is a late 19th century home with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. A center hall plan with a metal-clad roof, the house is situated on a deep spacious lot. The inviting front porch expands the width of the house and has original posts and sawn decorative balustrade.

The interior of the house has some original features including wood floors. The house requires a complete rehabilitation including significant roof and exterior wall repairs, all new systems, wiring, HVAC, plumbing and kitchen and baths. The house is located in the Goldsboro historic district and is eligible for historic preservation tax credits.

Area information

The lively town of Goldsboro (pop. 39,000), the seat of Wayne County, is the home of the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. It is located in eastern North Carolina, 20 minutes from I-40 and I-95, one hour from Raleigh, and within easy access of North Carolina beaches.

Downtown Goldsboro Neighborhood Revitalization

Preservation NC has partnered with the City of Goldsboro and the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corporation to revitalize several neighborhoods in downtown Goldsboro. The neighborhoods will be transformed into a blend of residential historic structures and new homes that will include historic architectural details.

Homes range in size from 1,100 to 6,400 square feet and consist of a variety of architectural styles including Queen Anne, Victorian, and Italianate. The unique historic district includes residential and commercial structures.

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