Historic House Listings

Off market. The Meekins House, Circa 1903 in North Carolina. Over 6,000 square feet! $375,000

July 11, 2021

This is a huge house with over 6,000 square feet! There are a lot of original details inside. The Meekins House was built in 1903. It is located on .44 acres in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. The listing says there is a pool, but they didn’t show any pictures of it. The home features original hardwood floors, crystal chandeliers, crown molding, huge pocket doors, stained glass and a coffered ceiling. The property has a detached two car carriage house, brick fenced landscaped yard and an in-ground pool. Four bedrooms, five bathrooms and 6,456 square feet. $375,000

Contact the property owner: 407-773-2285

From the Zillow listing:


This grand, neo-Classical Revival, located in Elizabeth City’s Historic District, is known as the Meekins House. Built in 1903, this lavish property contains extraordinary, turn-of-the-century features throughout. A Palladian window and ionic columns flank the entry, the central hallway leads to an open-stringer staircase. Another distinguishing feature of the house are the extravagent fireplaces; each of the eight main rooms contains a unique, ornate fireplace and mantel. Detailed moldings and original hardwood and soft pine floors throughout. Spacious front parlors and an oversized dining room, all with 12 foot ceilings, make the home ideal for entertaining. The home has approximately 6455 square feet with official records reporting 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Two rooms downstairs are being used as a bedroom suite and a potential sixth bedroom lies on the second floor. The oversized attic with high ceilings can be renovated to provide additional living space. The property’s driveway spans one city block and the grounds include an inground swimming pool, brick fenced, landscaped backyard, a porte-cochere, and a 2-story carriage house. The house is within walking distance to downtown shops and restaurants, library, and the Waterfront Park with boardwalk and pier. The home also has potential for a bed and breakfast, wedding venue, and/or meeting house.


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