Historic House Listings

Colon Train Depot is back on the market! 13 acres in NC and it has a pool! $185,000

June 1, 2021

The old Colon Train Depot is back on the market! The pool sure was a surprise. So was the 70’s decor. This was built in 1885. It is located on 13 acres in Sanford, North Carolina. The home features a sunken den, spiral staircase, stained glass, and some shag carpeting. The property has a detached garage with 1,950 square feet. There is a fenced in in-ground pool. Three bedrooms and two bathrooms. $185,000

Contact Roger Lyons with Sanford Real Estate

From the Zillow listing:


This diamond in the rough was the Colon Train Depot built in 1885. It was added onto creating the home you see today. She is looking for her next owner that wants fall in love with her and give her some TLC and Upgrades. Stained glass, sunken den with wood burning wood stove, and spiral staircase are just a few of the things that make this one unique. Enjoy the spacious covered back porch while grilling on the built-in brick grill or sit on the front porch and rock the day away on a lazy Sunday afternoon. Home sits on 13 acres of land and boasts an in ground pool and detached 1950 sq ft. garage/shop plus additional detached carport. This home and amenities have lots of potential. No HOA and plenty of room to roam!! Close to US 1 and 421 Bypass making your commute to the Raleigh/Durham area and the Fayetteville Area easy. ACT FAST!! This one won’t last long.


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