Historic House Listings

Deal of the Day! The Gingerbread House, Circa 1872. Almost an acre in NC. $229,000

October 26, 2022

I love this house! Not far from the waterfront of Lake Mattamuskeet. This home is known as the Gingerbread House, also known as the Murray House. It was built in 1872. It is located on .70 acres in Fairfield, North Carolina. The home features gingerbread trim, large front porch, original wide plank hardwood floors, wide baseboards, exposed brick in kitchen that has been white-washed and exposed beams. The cypress siding on the home was locally sourced. An hour to the beaches of the Outer Banks. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,535 square feet. $249,000 New price: $229,000

Contact Dillon Jones with Harrell and Associates: 252-489-1840

From the Zillow listing:


This well maintained countryside home, known to the locals as the Gingerbread House, boasts 4bedrooms and 2 full baths with over 2500 square feet of living area. Originally constructed in 1872, the home features an architecture style similar to the Victorian era with unique gingerbread trim. The cypress siding and large timbers used in construction were locally harvested.Custom woodwork is found throughout the home along with 9+ foot ceilings, beautiful wide plank hardwood floors, a wood burning stove, and 4 brick fireplaces! The kitchen and additional rooms in the rear of the home were added on in the mid 1960s. Perfect for entertaining, there is a Jenn-Air indoor grill, gas cooktop, and oven built in to custom white washed bricks. Downstairs also features 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths one of which was recently remodeled and upgraded. The 2 additional bedrooms are upstairs with ample closet space and storage. Fairfield is an easy hour drive to the beaches of the Outer Banks. Hyde County is home to some of the best hunting and fishing opportunities that North Carolina has to offer. Quiet rural setting just off the shores of Lake Mattamuskeet! **Furniture does not convey, seller may be willing to sell some of the pieces.



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