Historic House Listings

What a beauty! Circa 1847. Over one acre in North Carolina. $320,000

April 14, 2021

This home sure is pretty! Love the setting and the landscaping! This home was built in 1847. It is located on 1.3 acres in Clinton, North Carolina. The home features a large wrap around porch, balcony, hardwood floors, transom windows, plaster walls, 8 original coal burning fireplaces, knotty pine kitchen cabinets, and a sunroom. The property features mature landscaping, patios, and a greenhouse. There are two detached buildings on the property, one being an old colonial law office. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 4,313 square feet. $320,000

Contact Diane B. Johnson with Butler & Faircloth, Realtors: 910-990-0055

From the Zillow listing:


The quintessential combination of history and livability at it’s finest! This Majestic Antebellum Greek Revival style home-estate was built circa 1847 and features full corner pilasters and dog-ear door/window surrounds. Starting in 1995, the home was refurbished and the following were added: sunroom, half bath, new appliances, kitchen island, vinyl sided triple carport w/4-utility rooms and connecting breezeway and a 21’x13′ raised brick patio w/ roll-out canvas awning. Also original knotty pine cabinets and plaster walls were restored. 1st floor Master Suite bath was remodeled w/ whirlpool, bidet, shower and 6 foot vanity. In 2010 the interior was painted and the upstairs flooring refinished. In 2017 the exterior was painted including shutters and chimneys, and chimney caps installed. Natural gas for Renaii tankless water heater and 2-Trane forced air furnace with Heat pump. 3-zones/thermostats. The home features original wide plank pine floors, heavy door/window casings, 8-10” baseboards, 8-original coal-burning fireplaces. 1st floor has 12′ ceilings and 2nd floor has 11′. 2-detached buildings; one was a colonial law office and one is a 866 SF studio/home office recently remodeled with a new roof, insulation, climate control and a half bath. The 4-20′ columns wrap around a 2-story portico/grand balcony. 3-car carport attached to home via a lovely portico that invites you to sit, relax and enjoy the beautifully landscaped yard. Green house. One of the most beautiful, historic and finest homes in Sampson County! Excellent condition and on 1.3 acres located in the desirable Residential Historic District (unregulated).Welcome home.


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