Mr. Holmes was founder of the North Carolina Camellia Society, so the property has nice landscaping. The kitchen was once a cabin and is thought to be the oldest structure in town. This home was built in 1885. It is located on .6 acres in Mount Olive, North Carolina. This italianate has double front doors, hardwood floors, great windows and built-ins. The home has updated plumbing, electric and new HVAC. This home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 3,513 square feet. $179,900
Contact David Kornegay with Kornegay Realty: 919-738-3982
From the Zillow listing:
HISTORIC FLOWERS-WOOTEN-HOLMES HOUSE listed on National Registry of Historic Places. This Italianate house designed by noted New Jersey Architect J.S.H. Appleget built in 1885 has been completely renovated/restored. An older cabin dating from the early 1800’s, thought to be the oldest structure in Mt. Olive, was used as the kitchen and connects by a breezeway. Located on a prime downtown corner lot, the home is surrounded by lush historic landscaping planted by Mr. Holmes who founded the North Carolina Camellia Society. Flooring includes original heart pine, 1920 recovered tongue-in-groove oak, and 1880’s tongue-in-groove oak from the old Northeast FW Baptist Church. New HVAC systems, new electrical, new plumbing, and new roof. 4 bedrooms per National Registry. Professionally measured.
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