Historic House Listings

$75,000! Double porch love! The McRae House, Circa 1896 in North Carolina.

September 8, 2020

Looks like a diamond in the rough! The McRae House was built in 1896. It is located on .44 acres in Red Springs, North Carolina. There are original hardwood floors, mantels, bay windows, and a pretty front door. The listing says it needs roof work done and no AC. But this could really be a nice house! The property has a detached garage. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,512 square feet. $75,000

From the Zillow listing:


Recently lowered price is firm; this original home needs some TLC, please read below. Fall in love with a piece of history! 112 N. College Street, also known as the McRae House, was built in 1896 and is one of the oldest homes in Red Springs. Originally built by a local Attorney, the McRae house provides a lot of charm and history, and is quietly located next to Highlander Academy (formally Flora McDonald Academy). The home features the beautifully original hardwood floors just waiting to be restored! With 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a formal dining room with three bump-out bay windows, there is plenty of space for entertaining — not only indoors — but also on the cozy front porch and in the large fenced in backyard. Detached carriage house holds 1 car; transform it into your own unique space or workshop! If you are looking for a historic home to renovate and make your own then this is the one because Red Springs, NC is only a short drive to UNCP, Fort Bragg, and local golf courses. AC unit is not working and needs to be replaced. Original roof needs repairs or full replacement. Only accepting cash or conventional loan offers; no VA or FHA.


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