Historic House Listings

The Watson House, Circa 1883. Five acres in North Carolina. $399,000

October 15, 2023

This is a big house with over 4,000 square feet! Nice acreage too! The Watson House was built in 1883. It is located on 4.94 acres in Rockingham, North Carolina. The home features a large wrap around front porch, balcony, hardwood floors, leaded glass windows, ceiling medallions, crown moulding, built-ins and a beautiful chandelier. Four bedrooms, nine bathrooms and 4,648 square feet. $399,000

Contact Leasa H. Haselden with Keller Williams Pinehurst: 770-315-3053

From the Zillow listing:


This is the H.C. Watson House a historic home in Rockingham, Richmond County, NC. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. It was built in the 1880’s and later remodeled in the early 1900’s in the Classical Revival Style. The two – story dwelling has a widow’s walk, and a two – story pedimented portico with Ionic columns. It also has a formal wraparound porch and an attached porte cochere, High ceilings, 8 fireplaces, 4 bedrooms, 4 full baths and 2 half baths. Oak floors through out the living space, leaded glass doors and windows. The house was rewired about 12 years ago. A modern kitchen was put in about the same time. This home is situated on over 4 acres. The house can remain residential since that is what is has been used for. Current zoning B3 (Highway Business) and R7 ( High Density Residential) allows for many other Commercial and Residential uses. Many options for this property. The property does need work.



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