Historic House Listings

Skinner Paxton House, Circa 1798. One acre in Edenton, NC. $1,350,000

June 13, 2019

Stunner in Edenton! The Skinner Paxton house was built in 1798! It is located on one acre in Edenton, North Carolina. This home has been perfectly restored! From the bottom floor colonial kitchen to the bedrooms on the third floor. There are eight fireplaces in this home. All of the bedrooms have private bathrooms. Double porches overlook the Edenton Bay. Five bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and 6,800 square feet. $1,350,000

From the Zillow listing:


Located in the heart of Edenton’s famed historic district, the Skinner Paxton House is the epitome of the stylish side-hall 18 th century Federal home. A gracious foyer welcomes you into this home that has been meticulously restored and renovated from the well preserved colonial kitchen in the basement to the charming 3 rd floor bedrooms. The woodwork in this colonial masterpiece is exceptional and there are eight fireplaces. A formal living room is open to the formal dining room, and the adjacent kitchen abuts a stunning library-style family room. Four of the five bedrooms have fireplaces and each has a private bath. Double-tiered porches overlooking Edenton Bay grace the southern side of the home with the dining room opening to the lower porch and the master bedroom opening to the upper level. French doors in the library lead to the patio and impeccably landscaped lawn with fountain, two pergolas, croquet court, and handsome garden wall. This historic gem fronts King St. and is situated among our town’s finest architectural treasures. The grounds extend through the block to Water Street where sunset views over the bay are breathtaking! This exquisite property is truly a rare offering!

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