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In love! The Owens Bedford House, Circa 1730 in Beaufort, North Carolina. $499,000

October 10, 2020

In love with this house! And Beaufort is such a nice coastal community. The Owens Bedford house was built in 1730. It is located in Beaufort, North Carolina. The bedrooms are not included in the total square footage due to the ceiling height. This coastal cottage has a large front porch and a white picket fence. There are original hardwood floors and a brick patio out back, perfect for entertaining guests. The home is situated within walking distance to Taylors Creek and a kayak launch. Two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,105 square feet. $499,000

Contact Mary Cheatham King Real Estate, Keller Williams: 252-518-5222

From the Zillow listing:


The historic home at 113 Live Oak Street has charm galore, combining beloved old Beaufort characteristics with modern comforts. This plaqued home from 1730 is known as the Owens Bedford house and offers a classic floor plan featuring: a spacious living area with fireplace, updated kitchen with fireplace, 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath. Please see the sketch under documents for greater details as the finished first floor living area including the bedrooms is 817 square feet, however, due to the ceiling heights which are common in historical homes of this era, the bedrooms were not included in the gross living area square footage for MLS purposes. There is also the addition of the second floor heated/cooled attic space of 288 square feet which creates a cozy reading nook or playroom (this space was also not added into the heated living area due to ceiling height). The combined livable areas of these spaces total 1,105 square feet of an adorable coastal cottage! The large covered front porch across the front of the home extends the living area for much of the year. Outdoor spaces also include: a brick patio for grilling out and entertaining, and a detached workshop of 320 square feet for a craft area or tackle room. This home is situated perfectly to walk downtown for dinner or shopping giving 113 Live Oak Street an ideal location. For boaters and those who love the water, it’s just one block to Taylors Creek and a very convenient kayak launch. This quintessential Beaufort cottage is move-in ready to begin your life on the coast.


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