Historic House Listings

Wow! Quite a house and property! 18 acres in North Carolina. $898,000

October 31, 2023

Wow! This is quite a house and property! From looking at the before pictures of this home, the sellers did a great job bringing this house back! Love their dog. The Nicholas Corbett Hester house was built in 1881. It is located on 18.21 acres in Cedar Grove, North Carolina. The property even has the original homestead/summer kitchen that was converted into a covered outdoor dining entertaining area. There is a wood stove heated hot tub and a solar powered koi pond. The property has an old tobacco barn that has been converted into a guest house. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms and 1,513 square feet. $898,000

Contact Beth Louden with Leland Little Properties: 919-619-0973

From the Zillow listing:


Preservation & panache. 1881 Italianate Nicholas Corbett Hester House saved from dereliction & delightfully restored with solar power & sensibility to the environment. 18 acres of original 100 acre farm in celebrated Cedar Grove farmland. Original Hester 1850s homestead/kitchen saved & converted to covered outdoor dining/entertaining, wood stove heated hot tub, solar powered koi pond & ‘new’ covered back porch=awesome outdoor entertaining. Head southeast & you’ll find giant equipment/party shed; guest/rental suite fashionably fashioned from original tobacco barn, over the top artist studio complete with main level kitchen/full bath, state of the art kiln & loft; well-equipped, light-filled workshop. Room to grow & flourish!



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