Historic House Listings

Sold. Diamond in the Rough! Nine acres in North Carolina. Circa 1940. $149,000

March 6, 2022

This one is a diamond in the rough! Love the stone exterior! This home was built in 1940. It is located on nine acres in Troy, North Carolina. Urban legend has it that the streets are paved with gold. When the streets were being paved, fill dirt was brought in from Eldorado, a once thriving mining community. The home features original hardwood floors, wainscoting, nice staircase, french doors and a wood ceiling. The home has updated electrical. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,074 square feet.  $149,000

Contact Melonie Greene with Toni Fish and Associates

From the Zillow listing:


Available for restoration, this unique stone cottage sits high on a hill surrounded by nine + acres of untamed woodlands, hosting a variety of trees and hundreds of daffodils. The first floor boasts a distinctive pine staircase balustrade and a large great room with fireplace. Upstairs two bedrooms sheathed in natural pine beaded boards with cozy dormer spaces add to its charm and potential. The house needs a new roof, all new mechanicals and replacement of the floor joists in the kitchen and bathrooms due to extensive termite and water damage. A remodeling in 2000 included a 200-amp circuit-breaker panel upgrade, quality replacement windows, new exterior doors and a 12×17 laundry addition. The house is being sold “as is” with no repairs made on the part of the estate. It truly could be a “one of a kind” showplace for a weekend home or your forever one.


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