Historic House Listings

May be one of the oldest houses in NC. Beechtree Inn, Circa 1846, 1775, and early 1700’s. Three acres. $500,000

August 28, 2019

What an interesting property! This property may have one of the oldest houses in North Carolina. This is interesting though. I remember a study being done on a house in Edenton a few years ago. They used a process called dendrochronology. What is that? Science or technique of dating events, environmental change, and archaeological artifacts by using patterns on growth rings in timber. They dated the Edenton house to 1718-1719. This listing claims one house could be early 1700’s. This property is in Hertford which isn’t far from Edenton.

The Beechtree Inn owners have decided to sell the western side of the estate. It includes the circa 1846 restaurant and two homes. One home is completely restored. The other, possibly one of the oldest in NC, needs a complete restoration. That sure would be a rewarding project! Located on 3.3 acres in Hertford, North Carolina. The structure that is the restaurant has a commercial kitchen. $500,000

From the Zillow listing:


UNIQUE Offering of a HISTORIC PROPERTY. The Beechtree INN which consists of one of the largest collections of Historic North Carolina structures has decided to sell the western side of its ESTATE.  This approximately 3.3 ACRE parcel includes the 1846 restaurant and two homes.  One home is completely restored.  The other home may be one of the oldest homes in NC.  It needs completion for restoration.  This property provides acreage, a commercial Historic restaurant (the old 1775 American Bistro), and what may be an early 1700’s historic structure ready for restoration.


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