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Bryan Lavendar House, Circa 1825 in North Carolina. $50,000

March 5, 2020

This poor house! Needs some life back in it. The Bryan Lavendar House was built in 1825. It is located on .74 acres in Pollocksville, North Carolina. This riverfront home is on the banks of the Trent River. Hurricane Florence flooded this home, but the owners quickly stripped it to the studs where water encroached. It’s ready to be brought back. Those are some beautiful mantels and hardwood floors. The listing says there are six bathrooms, wondering if that is accurate. Three bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 1,673 square feet. $50,000

Contact Linda Holland with Coldwell Banker Willis Smith – New Bern: 252-259-0756

From the Zillow listing:


The Bryan Lavendar House, ca. 1825 is a landmark historic property. The architectural and historic Information is attached in documents for your review. This home is a blank slate ready for a complete restoration to bring it back to it’s former glory. A beautiful covered front porch and balcony on the banks of the Trent River will continually amaze you with it’s every changing seasons and nature at every corner. The home lends itself to a Charleston style architecture with the enclosed end porch and walk up access to the 2nd floor sleeping quarters with a full bath and 2 bedrooms. The house was quickly remediated after Hurricane Florence maintaining it’s prominent location as an impressive historic riverfront home in the community. Amazing heart pine floors are still intact. The attached cottage would make a wonderful in law suite, master bedroom ensuite, live/work apartment or BnB suite. The moldings remain, fireplace surrounds remain and original doors. This truly remarkable home is a one of a kind with details rarely seen in eastern NC. Pollocksville is a picturesque and quaint town within a short 20 minute drive to the charming town of New Bern, NC.


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