Historic House Listings

The Gilbert Patterson House, Circa 1910. 5,000 square feet in North Carolina. $325,000

January 3, 2023

This is a big house with 5,000 square feet! It was the home of Gilbert Patterson, a member of the House of Representatives and Congress. This house was built in 1910. It is located on .69 acres in Maxton, North Carolina. The home features a large wrap around front porch, hardwood floors, transom windows, wainscoting, french doors, crown molding, baseboards and claw foot tubs. Six bedrooms, three bathrooms and 4,950 square feet. $325,000

Contact the property owner: 910-612-3820

From the Zillow listing:


As to our 1910 house in Maxton, NC (pop. 2,500) situated on a 3/4 acre corner lot: Priced at $325,000 Just about 5,000 sq ft, 16 rooms comprising 7 bedrooms (4 upstairs), one full bath and a half bath downstairs (4ft walk-in shower can easily be added to convert the 1/2 bath to full), another full bath upstairs. Two laundry rooms, one upstairs and one downstairs, each set up for full size washer & dryer sets. Each bedroom upstairs has its’ own fireplace. Full attic w/pull-down stairs. 3 bedrooms downstairs (1 with fireplace), huge living room w/fireplace, formal parlor w/French doors and dining room, each w/fireplace. Lots of closets. Big butler’s pantry (informal dining room) with large pantry closet adjacent to new kitchen, 5ft of wall and base cabinets in hallway to store pantry items, new granite tops & stainless steel appliances. Full and half bath downstairs, the full bath has the original claw foot bathtub, full laundry room and new French doors to back deck and fenced in back yard. 3 rooms in basement under 1/2 the house. Huge garage w/separate electric service ok’d to be turned into a 2 br apartment. 12ft ceilings, crown molding throughout, refinished original heart pine floors, fans in each room, 5 ton HVAC system downstairs, 4 ton upstairs. New sash cords in all windows so they easily open and close. City sewer, trash pickup and municipal water (approximately $50/month), taxes approximately $1,600/yr. Town of 2,500 residents, never a problem the last 2.5 years of renovation, middle school across the street, elementary school 2-3 blocks away, 2 huge parks 3 houses away behind the property. One block to the Piggly Wiggly, Family Dollar, Walgreens, bank, gas stations. 2 blocks to Town Hall, USPS, 3 blocks more to Food Lion and US74. Neighboring town of Laurinburg is 8 miles away with WalMart, Lowes, several banks, movie theater, regional hospital, all restaurants large & small, beautiful downtown areas and everything else you need not found in Maxton. Municipal airport between Maxton and Laurinburg is receiving multi-million dollar Federal grant to expand as several companies set to establish distribution centers in the business park there creating a lot of jobs. Old-timey hardware store in Maxton being renovated which is great to see. Ideal for a B&B as 90 minutes equidistant to Wilmington to the East and the gorgeous beaches, Raleigh /Charlotte and Myrtle Beach via US74 (E-W) and I-95 (N-S). 45 minutes to the Mecca of golf in Southern Pines. You can see our 1909 project which was completed in 2020 and photos of our 1860 and 1913 projects on Facebook at “Red Springs,NC Historic Home”…photos are “before “ and “after”. NOTE: more interior photos will soon follow by New Year’s day. Contact us at 910 612-3820 with any questions. Totally renovated from basement to roof, all new electrical and plumbing done through permitting with County.



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