Historic House Listings

The Smyre-Pasour House, Circa 1847 in North Carolina. $89,000

October 18, 2022

Original features in this house! It was by by Dr. J. F. Smyre. It was sold in 1851 to Eli Pasour, state legislator, postmaster and first mayor of Dallas. An addition on the house was used as a classroom to tutor boys. The house was built in 1847. It is located on .33 acres in Dallas, North Carolina. The home features hardwood floors, original wavy glass, original doors and picture rails. The home and well house are contributing structures in the Dallas National Register Historic District. It is eligible for tax credits. There are covenants for the home. What does that mean? Those original windows need to stay, but there is a way to make them energy efficient at the same cost as replacement windows. Those original doors need to stay. The hardwood floors need to stay. You can add modern bathroom(s), kitchen, HVAC, update electric/plumbing. Since this home is in a historic district, exterior paint colors might have to be approved, it varies from historic district to historic district. You can paint that interior how you wish. Two bedrooms and two bathrooms. $89,000

Contact Debbie Scarborough with Keller Williams Ballantyne Area: 704-214-1237

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome to the 1847 Smyre-Pasour house. Located in beautiful Historic Dallas on the court square. It’s one of the few remaining Greek Revival structures in Gaston County. The house and well house are both contributing structures to the Dallas National Register Historic District and are available for historic tax credits. Conducive for either commercial or residential use. Original features include fireplaces, wood floors, wavy glass, doors & windows. Structure will need electrical, plumbing, HVAC and more. See attached preservation restrictive covenants. Agent Remarks: House is being sold as is, with Pres. North Carolina’s standard restrictive covenants to convey. Suggested floor plans showing different possibilities for commercial rental units are provided in the media section, subject to code and other restrictions. Buyer to verify all before purchase.



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