Historic House Listings

Fixer Upper Alert! Circa 1900 in North Carolina. $135,000

September 23, 2023

Fixer upper alert! Tall ceilings and original features! This home was built in 1900. It is located on .32 acres in Salisbury, North Carolina. The home features a covered front porch, original hardwood floors, wainscoting, wide baseboards, built-ins and original mantels. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,827 square feet. $135,000

Contact Greg Rapp with Salisbury Real Estate: [email protected]

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome to the circa 1885-1890 Thomas House. This is a Historic Salisbury Foundation revolving fund project. Typical NC Victorian Vernacular home with 2-story side gable front elevation, 1-story rear portion. Newly rebuilt front porch is 36′ wide and 7 feet deep. Impressive massive 40′ long center hallway. Two extra large front parlors & 2 upper front bedrooms each offer original fireplaces. Property has been stabilized with a new roof, rebuilt front porch, repair of center hallway section of the home. Extensive restoration is still required before it is livable including some flooring, plumbing, HVAC, kitchen & bathrooms. Newer electrical. The area was a thriving part of Salisbury’s growth in the late 19th century & was both residential & commercial with cotton mills and businesses built before the age of the automobile. Close to Canon Park, Salisbury’s downtown with over 25 eateries, breweries, unique shops, and theatres. Home carries Historic Covenants and deed restrictions.



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