Historic House Listings

Cowan-Hargrave House, Circa 1855. On four acres in North Carolina. $249,900

July 30, 2019

So much history with this one! The Cowan-Hargrave house was built in 1855. It is located on 4.1 acres in Laurel Hill, North Carolina. The home was built for Colonel Robert H. Cowan. He was President of the Wilmington, Charlotte, Rutherfordton Railroad and he was the grandson of NC Governor and Senator, David Stone.

The property has mature oak trees. There are three porches on the house, including a screened in porch. The home has original heart pine hardwood floors, a fireplace in every room and detailed oak trim. Updated roof, plumbing, electric and HVAC. Five bedrooms, one bathroom, and 3,473 square feet. $249,000

From the Zillow listing:


This majestic home is rich with history and ambiance.  Imagine, sitting on one of the three porches enjoying the breezes from the large oak trees that have guarded the property of over a century.   The home has stunning heart of pine hard wood floors, a fireplace in every room, and detailed solid oak trim in the study and upstairs bedroom.  There is so much potential to make this home into a true plantation.  There has been extensive work done to the property since 2017.  A new split Geo Thermal HVAC  System, well water pump, roof, wiring, and much more.  It is being sold with parcel number 040161 010120 to complete a total of 4.1 acres.


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