Historic House Listings

This would be a fun project! The William Billings House. On 8 acres in NC. $125,000

June 3, 2021

This sure would be a fun project! Look at the porches, the setting in the mountains! William Billings had a patent in his name for “Billings Bitters”. Apparently it was a stomach cure all.  I did do some digging and found some old pictures of Mr. Billings and a flyer about his cure-all. If anyone goes to see this, please take interior pictures! The home was built in 1896. It is located on 7.97 acres in Piney Creek, North Carolina. Love the double porches! Really dying to see inside! One bedroom, one bathroom, and 2,514 square feet. $125,000

Contact Lesia Cockerham with Keller Williams Elite Blue Ridge

From the Zillow listing:


Have you always wanted to restore a historic home? This could be your chance. Memories of yesteryear beckon you to revive and renew the craftsmanship of the New River Gorge. This home could potentially be historically preserved. Former owner William Billings had a patent in his name for Billings Bitters. It appears in State Archives and more information is available at https://jayjaybillings.com/ Babbling Potato Creek runs on this lovely 7.97 acres. Land is currently being used for pasture and is also partially wooded. Well and septic are in place although we are unable to locate the septic permit. This is a unique property waiting for your handiwork to make it your own. Home is in disrepair and should be entered at your own risk. Please step carefully. Electric is on in the home but has not been inspected in some time. No information available regarding usability of heat.


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