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OMG! A library with reading loft inside! Circa 1785! Four acres in North Carolina. $349,000

January 24, 2022

OMG! The library in this house is everything I have always wanted! It even has a reading loft!! The price for this house isn’t bad! Known as the Garrett White House. It was built in 1785. The home is located on 4.25 acres in Colerain, North Carolina. This home is about 30 minutes from Edenton, North Carolina and the Inner Banks of NC. Love the double porches and how they made the upper porch screened in. This home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The home features hardwood floors, wainscoting, original mantels, crown molding, built-ins and original millwork. There is updated plumbing, electric and new roof. Three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,600 square feet. $349,000

Contact Ann Perry with Perry & Co Sotheby’s International Realty

From the Zillow listing:


Step into revolutionary history in one of our country’s oldest homes, The Garrett White House (National Register 1785). It retains all its original pine paneling, the unique mantles, most of the original flooring, the horse-hair plaster in the parlor, and 10 hand forged HL hinges. Front and side porches flank the home. Extensive renovations include systems, roof, kitchen, sunporch, and a new master suite. The rural 4.25 acre setting has wooded views on each side of the home and a packbarn with storage and 3 stalls. This historic gem is 7 miles from the Chowan River between Edenton and Ahoskie.


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