Historic House Listings

A whole village! “Merry Oaks”, Circa 1840. Over three acres in North Carolina. $349,000

September 16, 2020

Back on the market! It was under contract for awhile. Sure would be fun to own and explore! Merry Oaks village was built in 1840. It is located on 3.3 acres in New Hill, North Carolina. The village includes a boarding house, general store, train depot and post office. There are so many possibilities for this property. Only thirty minutes to Raleigh. Seven bedrooms, one bathroom, and 3,293 square feet. $349,000

Contact Lou Perron with Urban Durham Realty: 919-819-0737

From the Zillow listing:


Unique mid 19thC village, Merry Oaks. Enchanting property w/ boarding house, general store, train depot & post office, lined up along railroad tracks. Details refer to boarding hse.Gen store recently used as art studio, w/ bath.Train depot has living space w/bath and kitchen. Old PO is storage. Property has housed artists, storytellers, animals and gardens. Historic gem in the rough;view it with an eye to restoration & renovation. 2 parcels ~3-1/2 acres in 2 zoning areas. Convenient to Ral, RTP, Durh/CH


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