Historic House Listings

Sold. Circa 1847. On 1/2 acre in Louisburg, North Carolina. Has a potential guest cottage. $175,000

January 19, 2020

Not a bad price for this one! This home was built in 1847. It is located on .49 acres in Louisburg, North Carolina. The home is situated in the historic district of Louisburg and within walking distance to Louisburg College. The property has a building behind it that could be renovated into a guest cottage or office space. It is the oldest brick home in town! Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 3,538 square feet. $175,000

From the Zillow listing:


Built in 1847 and located in the Historic District of Downtown Louisburg. Be a Part of History. 10 Ft Ceilings and Hardwoods. 2 AC Units. Minutes from Louisburg College and Downtown Louisburg. This Home is Ready for the Right Buyer to Restore and Bring Back Its Quality and Beauty of the Times. Property is “SOLD AS IS.”
What I love about this home
Great opportunity to own a 150+ year old stately home. Oldest brick home in Louisburg. Partially restored-new PEX plumbing, natural gas dual zone HVAC, electrical. Space is ideal for the homeowner that wants to create their own master suite & design their gourmet kitchen. Wonderful hardwoods, trim work, tall ceilings. Situated on tree-lined street, 1 block from restaurants & river park. 3 blocks from LB College. 2nd bldg on lot ideal for guest cottage. Eligible for 203K loan.
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