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$50,000! Dig for fossils! Almost two acres in North Carolina.

January 12, 2024

This house is kind of tempting me! Located in a town known for fossils! The price isn’t bad for this one! The house was built in 1900. It is located on 1.78 acres in Aurora, North Carolina. The house features a covered front porch, baseboards, carport, back deck and a fenced in backyard. Aurora has a nice fossil museum. You can find megalodon teeth. The fossils come from a local phosphate mine. At the museum you can dig through mounds of spoil piles. Two bedrooms, one bathroom and 1,033 square feet. $50,000

Contact Donna and Team New Bern: 252-636-6595

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome to a great investment opportunity in the heart of Aurora! This charming 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom home sits on a spacious 1.78-acre lot, offering a serene escape while being conveniently located just 5 minutes from downtown Aurora. With a little tender loving care, this property has tremendous potential. The home’s two bedrooms provide comfortable living space, while the bathroom adds practicality to the layout. The generous acreage surrounding the property allows for endless possibilities, whether it’s expanding the existing residence, creating lush landscaping, or even exploring potential development options. Additionally, the property’s strategic location, only 15 minutes from the Nutrien Aurora Phosphate plant, makes it an ideal residence for those working in the industrial sector. While the home requires some renovation, envision the potential it holds as a long-term rental property. A little investment in improvements could attract a reliable tenant seeking the tranquility of a spacious lot, combined with the convenience of being close to both urban and industrial centers. Act now and transform this diamond in the rough into a gem. Call us today to schedule your private tour.



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