Historic House Listings

Deal of the Day! Williams Cobb House, Circa 1820! On two acres in North Carolina. $140,000

July 17, 2022

Would love to own this house! Great original details inside! The Williams Cobb House was built in 1820. It is located on two acres in Greenville, North Carolina. The home features a covered front porch covered breezeway, original hardwood floors, wainscoting, hand carved mantels, built-ins, faux marbling, vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and a claw foot tub. The property has multiple dependencies. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,258 square feet. $140,000

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

From the Zillow listing:


If you’re looking for a historic farmhouse that has retained all of it’s original Federal-style (c1820) charm and character THIS IS IT! Located in Pitt County on 2 acres in the Belvoir area, the Williams Cobb home includes several original outbuildings representing the antebellum era through the early 20th century, the original wide-board heart-pine floors throughout the entire home, a modernized kitchen, wonderful french doors to the back yard, a full wrap-around front porch and shake roof. The home is 1-1/2 stories with a hall-and-parlor plan; it’s distinguished from other period homes by its unusually high brick pier foundation and exceptional Federal woodwork. The original 3-bay front facade was increased to five as a result of the 2-bay Greek Revival (c.1869) side additional with central chimney. This addition includes a two-room large master bedroom with full bath and sitting room. Other historical features include nine-over-six sash windows, flush sheathing beneath the porch, a four-pane transom above the raised 6-panel door, a finely-detailed three-part mantel with sunbursts and moulded shelf and paneled wainscot in both the parlor and hall. The current owner will continue to use one of the outbuildings as his workshop until January 2024. A small pecan grove is located on the back, right side of the property. There is no heat in the house*. The house is protected by covenants with Preservation NC. If you want a period-correct home in great condition built in the early 1800s with privacy and potential, here it is! Call today before someone beats you to it.



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