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Look inside this former waterworks plant! Circa 1930’s. On one acre in Mount Gilead, North Carolina. $169,000

May 18, 2021

This is a pretty cool property! It was the former Mount Gilead Waterworks Plant. This structure was built in the 1930’s. It is located on .99 acres in Mount Gilead, North Carolina. The structure has been transformed into a two bedroom home. The house has exposed brick, some hardwood floors, exposed beams and wood ceilings. This has a very vintage feel to it. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,433 square feet. $169,000

Contact Tom Medlin with Century 21 Russ Hollins Realtors

From the Preservation North Carolina listing:


An opportunity to own a truly ‘one of a kind property’!

Sitting on .99 acres, the former Mt. Gilead Waterworks Plant has 2 bedrooms, 2 half-bathrooms (one has a shower/tub), and limitless possibilities! The property could work wonderfully as an Airbnb, wedding venue, craft brewery, or simply as your own private oasis. It served as the Mt. Gilead Waterworks Plant in the 1930’s, and was converted into a residential space in 2014 by the current owners. It comes complete with a goldfish tank, catfish tank, and a cozy summer garden spot. 

Located in close proximity to multiple lakes (Badin and Tillery), Uwharrie National Forest, and Morrow Mountain State Park – Mount Gilead is a small, rural town where hospitality is a priority. Just stop in at one of the many shops lining Main Street downtown: Mt. Gilead Antique Mall, Cotton and Wood, The Speckled Paw Coffee Shop, Sew Happy Boutique & Embroidery, Brown’s Hardware, Memory Lane Antiques and Collectibles, Frames on Main, Luna’s Restaurant… just to name a few!

The Mt. Gilead Waterworks Plant is under protective covenants held by Preservation North Carolina. Please contact Dawn Williams at [email protected] or 919-832-3652 x221 to request a copy of these covenants.

Click here to watch a video tour of the Mt. Gilead Waterworks Plant!


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