Historic House Listings

Former Civil War Field Hospital and Lupton Hotel, Circa 1836. On Pamlico Sound in NC. $197,500

September 7, 2022

This home was a former Civil War Field Hospital and operated as the old Lupton Hotel. The home is on the Pamlico Sound and in a small town where the Ocracoke Ferry  operates. The home was built in 1836. It is located on .73 acres in Swanquarter, North Carolina. The home features a screened in front porch, really wide baseboards and hardwood floors. The home is being sold partially furnished and with some historical artifacts that belong to the house. Seven bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,280 square feet. $219,000 New price: $205,000 New price: $197,500

Contact Stella Mayo with Anchor Realty: 252-489-1181

From the Zillow listing:


Historical home in the town of Swanquarter, near the Ferry to Ocracoke. This home was once the Lupton Hotel and claimed to be used as a Civil War hospital at one time. The property has been well maintained to ensure the integrity of the structure and its historical significance. This large home consists of 7 bedrooms; some still have the hotel room numbers on the doors! There is an ample living area and dining room and fully equipped kitchen with a newer refrigerator. The foyer leads to the the utility entrance at the back of the home where you will find a bedroom and full bathroom on the first floor. The laundry area is just off the utility room. Upstairs are six bedrooms, some adjoining and a full bathroom. the stairs continue up to the attic which is floored and provides ample storage area. The home is being offered with some furnishings, including antiques and historical artifacts that belong to the home itself. Swanquarter is a small town on the Pamlico Sound where the NC Ferry operates taking visitors to Ocracoke Island. The area is known for its abundant wildlife population and species of migratory birds, as well as world renowned fishing.



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