Historic House Listings

Old train depot! 13 acres with a pool in North Carolina. Circa 1885. $175,000

April 23, 2021

After visiting the train depot in Edenton, I’m kind of tempted by this old train depot! But I have my hands full with two restoration jobs. The old Colon Depot was built in 1885. It is located on 13 acres in Sanford, North Carolina. The in-ground pool sure was a surprise! So is that 1970’s shag carpeting! 🙂  It even has a 1970’s sunken den. Sanford isn’t far from Raleigh, so this one has a lot of potential. There is even a 1950 square foot detached storage shed on the property. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,685 square feet. $175,000

Contact Roger Lyons with Sanford Real Estate

From the Zillow listing:


Colon Train Depot built in 1885. Added onto creating the home you see today. She’s ready for her next owner that wants to give her some TLC and Upgrades. Stained glass door, sunken den, and spiral staircase are a few of the things that make this one unique. Covered back porch with built-in brick grill. Home sits on 13 acres of land with an in ground pool and detached 1950 sq ft. garage/shop plus additional detached carport. This home has lots of potential. Easy commute to the Raleigh/Trangle area.


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