Historic House Listings

On eleven acres in North Carolina. Circa 1914. $319,000

October 19, 2019

This price doesn’t seem too bad! Love the original bead board walls and ceilings! This home was built in 1914. It is located on 11.34 acres in Mebane, North Carolina. The property has a shared 1.75 acre pond. It is located in a 100 acre community with four other homes. There are restrictive covenants in place. There are nine outbuildings on the property, including a pole barn, a barn with hayloft, original smokehouse, chicken coop, and tobacco curing barns. Five bedrooms, one bathroom, and 3,000 square feet. $319,000

From the Zillow listing:


This picturesque 1914 farmhouse sits on 11.34 acres, with an additional 1.75 acre shared pond! The 3,000 sq ft home features a beautiful concrete wrap-around porch and attached carport. It is a 5 bedroom, 1 bath home with all the incredible character of an old house — beadboard, original wood floors, built-ins, and more! The house has some updates such as aluminum siding, windows, and electrical. Main heat source is propane. Home has gas logs and gas range. The property is one of four in a 100 acre community with shared restrictive covenants. There are a total of 9 outbuildings on the property, such as an enclosed pole barn (perfect for boat or RV), barn with hay loft, original smokehouse, barn converted to chicken coop, and tobacco curing barns. Among these outbuildings is also a 40 ft x 24 ft detached metal shop, which has concrete pad and floors, power (110 and 220), sky lights, roll-up bay door, insulation, heat, and lots of shelving. This is the perfect homestead! Property has large rolling pastures of planted fescue, mature hardwoods, mature pecan/walnut trees, apple, pear, and persimmon trees, planted muscadines, blackberries, a natural creek, a full disc golf course, and even the original cattle chute! Orange county schools (Hillsborough Elementary, Gravelly Hill Middle, Orange High) Minutes from downtown Mebane, easy commute to Raleigh/Durham, all the fun of country living but still close to city amenities! Property is for sale by owner in AS IS condition. To schedule a showing, please call Emily at (336) 260-9260


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