Historic House Listings

The Grand Dame of Hertford, North Carolina. Circa 1917. $400,000

May 19, 2021

Affectionately known as the grand dame of Hertford. That is a quaint waterfront town in North Carolina. And it’s not a flood zone! The Thomas Nixon house was built in 1917. Mr. Nixon was a prominent businessman. The home is located on .48 acres in Hertford, North Carolina. The home features a large wrap around porch and an upper balcony. There are original hardwood floors, ten foot ceilings, crown molding, wide baseboards, and a nice sunroom. The home is situated within walking distance of breweries, shopping and eateries. Five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 4,520 square feet. $400,000

Contact Stacey Williams with United Country Forbes Realty

From the Zillow listing:


This home is affectionately known as The Grand Dame of Hertford! This Neoclassical Revival Home was built in 1917 for Mr Thomas Nixon a prominent business and civic leader. A Grand Entrance Hall both 1st level and 2nd level create large open spaces to easily move between bedrooms and common areas! 10 Ft Ceilings- Hardwood Floors- Original Windows- Wrap Around Porches- Hipped Dormers and Pillars will make you swoon. This home is on 4 lots between Front and Church St with a Driveway to access both! Just two blocks from the local pub, little shops and eateries in Downtown Walking District.


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