Historic House Listings

Oh my! “Swamplawn”, The Jones Everett House, Circa 1850. Five acres in NC. $65,000

October 3, 2021

What a project this could be! So many original details that you just don’t find these days! How about the faux marbleized baseboards! “Swamplawn”, also known as the Jones Everett House was built in 1850. This Greek Revival is located on five acres in Oak City, North Carolina. The home features original pine floors, wide baseboards, faux marbleized baseboards, high ceilings, two staircases, crown molding, solid wood doors and hand carved moldings. The property has the original commissary, a small cottage and a block storage building. The home even has original windows! Four bedrooms and 4,170 square feet. $65,000

Contact Nancy Winslow with Keller Williams Points East: 252-813-1096

From the Zillow listing:


This Greek Revival home, the Jones Everett House, built in 1950 by acclaimed Warren County builder Albert Gamaliel Jones sits on over 5 acres and includes an original commissary, small cottage and concrete block storage building. Most definitely a showplace in its day with plenty or architectural details to be a showplace again. The interior features include: heart pine floors throughout, high ceiling, a wide center hall upstairs and down, 6 rooms downstairs and 4 rooms upstairs, and two enclosed staircases all offering a blank slate for your renovation plans and dreams. Also included are wide baseboards, faux painting moldings, carved gorgeous moldings and trim work. Foundation and roof are in good condition. A new septic system was installed in 2008 and never used; lines to county water have been run to the house but not connected. So much original architecture – wide door and window frames, original windows, double doors at each end of the grand center hall, beadboard and much more. Outside: surrounded by hundreds of acres of farmland, large pecan trees, old landscaping, and beautiful setting. If you’re interested in a preservation project with enormous potential and satisfaction, ”Swamplawn” is your house! Call me today.


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