Historic House Listings

“The Gingerbread House”, Circa 1872. On one acre in North Carolina. $109,900

November 14, 2019

This house has so much potential! Could be a real charmer! The Gingerbread House was built in 1872. It is located on one acre in Fairfield, North Carolina. The home was built from local timbers. The home has original wide plank hardwood floors. Fairfield is situated an hour from the Outer Banks. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,244 square feet. $109,900

From the Zillow listing:


Affectionately known by locals as the “Gingerbread House”, you can see the craftsmanship immediately. Built in 1872 from local, true timbers, it was meant to last forever! Chimneys now host wood burning stoves, wide plank floors in the kitchen add that historic charm, along with a unique chimney cooking space – perfect for entertaining. Along with the many cabinets and storage areas, there is also a pantry with a washer/dryer hookup and a sink. This beautiful home offers two living areas. The formal living area has beautiful hardwood floors with a fireplace mantle reaching the ceiling. The family room is expansive and currently carpeted. From there, you enter the master bedroom where you find your claw foot tub in a private bath. This is a large home with 4 bedrooms and two full baths. Two bedrooms and bathrooms are located on the first floor. Additional two bedrooms are on the second floor. Fairfield is located about one hour from the OBX and Washington, NC. The renowned Lake Mattamuskeet is home to wintering fowl and Blue Crab, as well as many species of fish. Some of the best fishing spots on the lake are within minutes of this home! This is a must see home!


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