Historic House Listings

Humber – Spencer House, Circa 1830. Over 1/2 acre in North Carolina. $180,000

March 14, 2021

Samuel Humber was a Virginia native. He moved to the small town of Carthage, North Carolina in 1870. At the time he purchased an 1830 house and expanded on it. The Humber – Spencer House was built in 1830. It is located on .58 acres in Carthage, North Carolina. The home does need some TLC. There are original hardwood floors, a large wrap around porch, wainscoting, solid wood doors with original hardware, and built-ins. The property has a detached garage and an additional workshop. Five bedrooms and two bathrooms. $180,000

Contact Valerie McKean with Century 21 – Sterling Real Estate

From the Zillow listing:


An extraordinary opportunity to own a piece of Carthage History. The house, known as ”The Humber-Spencer House” is on the National Register of Historic Places and parts of it date back to c1830. It has retained many of it’s unique original features and has been added to over the years. There is a traditional wrap around porch, complete with swing and also a ”well house”. There is a detached garage and an additional workshop building. The garden is landscaped with mature shrubs and trees. The property is being sold ”As Is” and no repairs will be made. However, there are tax credits available for renovations, more information available on request.


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