Historic House Listings

Porch Goals! What a beauty! The Gilliam-Pritchard-Leggett House. On 1 1/2 acres in North Carolina. $359,000

May 22, 2022

What a beauty this house is! Love the property! The Gilliam-Pritchard-Leggett House was built in 1900. It is located on 1.54 acres in Scotland Neck, North Carolina. That’s a quaint town and this home isn’t far from the Sylvan Bird Park. The home features multiple porches, hardwood floors, wainscoting, crown molding, original fretwork and a spacious kitchen. The property has a patio, carriage house, storage shed and fruit trees. Five bedrooms, five bathrooms and 4,240 square feet. $359,000

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

From the Zillow listing:


Picture yourself in this stunning landmark, two-story, home with Italianate and Queen Anne-style features located in the heart of Scotland Neck’s Historic District. Exterior details include high gables flanked by a molded cornice below the larger central gable, three-bay facade, front six-panel door with transom, one-story with hipped roof. The large front porch has projecting sections at each of the side bays with bracketed eaves and chamfered posts. The south-side, one-story porch has identical porch treatment. Interior features include a grand entrance with a wide center hall, gorgeous wood floors and a beautiful staircase that welcomes. Other features include wide chair rail and baseboard, wainscoting, beautiful pine floors, high ceilings, extra large rooms with great natural light from the 7′ windows. A remodeled kitchen with gas stove, fireplace with gas logs, 3-zone heating/AC systems, good storage, on-demand hot water and a private fenced-in back courtyard offer the luxury you don’t often find in historic homes at this price. Go out the back door onto a large ell-shaped back porch with a relaxing porch swing, and on to the back yard that extends all the way to Church Street – yes, the property has an entrance on Main and Church Streets!!! In the backyard, you’ll find a carriage house, garden shed, large metal garage, plus a beautifully landscaped drive with fruit trees, blueberries and so many blooming shrubs. There are also 9 raised-bed garden area a for growing your own veges. As a contributing building in the town’s Historic District, the Gilliam-Pritchard-Leggett House is eligible for historic tax credits. It’s a quick walk to the fabulous Scotland Neck Memorial Library and downtown, and less than one mile to Sylvan heights Bird Park making its location perfect. It would make a wonderful B&B or AirBnB. Come see for yourself what I’m talking about; you are certain to love all the character, charm and beauty of this home as much as I do.



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