Historic House Listings

Love the old barn! The James Brooks House, Circa 1920. Four acres in North Carolina. $279,900

February 4, 2021

This house has so much potential! The price seems really decent! The James Brooks House was built in 1920. It is located on 3.97 acres in Grifton, North Carolina. The home features original hardwood floors, a large covered front porch, a screened in back porch, and original mantels. The property features several outbuildings, including a multi-story barn built of slow growth heart pine. The original smokehouse is being used as a garden shed. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,789 square feet. $279,900

Contact Heather Garris with Century 21 The Realty Group

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome to the James Brooks Home. If you’ve always dreamed of owning a piece of history, this is it! This property is the quintessential farmhouse, with it’s center hall plan flanked by large rooms on each side and a large front porch, perfect for rocking chairs and a swing. The main living area includes a large living room, formal dining room, kitchen and a parlor with an attached full bath, which is currently being used as the master suite. Upstairs, there are four additional bedrooms and another full bath. Most of the flooring in the home is original heart pine. A large screened porch spans the rear of the home and overlooks neighboring pasture land. On the property, you’ll find several outbuildings including a large multistory, multipurpose barn constructed of slow growth heart pine, which is original to the property and believed to have been the original homesite prior to the main home’s construction. There’s also a garden shed and what is believed to be the original early plank constructed smokehouse. The home sits on a 1.4 acre parcel of land. An adjacent 2.57 acre parcel (Pitt Count Tax Parcel 20326) is also included with the sale of the home. The property even has potential to be an amazing event venue. The possibilities are endless.


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