Historic House Listings

Original details! Grand homes around it! Circa 1886 in New Bern, North Carolina. $220,000

May 8, 2024

Original details inside this one! Grand old homes and buildings around it. Just a few blocks from the waterfront. The house was built in 1886. It is located in New Bern, North Carolina. I’m wondering if this house was flooded and has been sitting vacant since. New Bern was hit hard by one of the hurricanes a few years back and the town was flooded for a few days. New Bern is a vibrant community with a thriving downtown area and this house seems to be right in the thick of it. Having said that and looking at the work needed, they might be asking a bit too much for this one. The house features a covered front porch, tall ceilings, hardwood floors, beautiful mantels, wainscoting, crown moulding, wide baseboards and french doors. There is a fenced in back yard with a detached storage shed and the house has a large covered back porch. Three bedrooms, four bathrooms and 2,750 square feet. $220,000

Contact Rowland and the Home Sales Team with Keller Williams Realty: 252-631-6787

From the Zillow listing:


Nestled in the heart of Historic Downtown New Bern lies a captivating opportunity for restoration, a grand home brimming with potential. Envision the possibilities as you approach the rocking chair front porch. With 11-foot ceilings gracing the first floor, this residence exudes spaciousness and grandeur. On the main floor you will find a living room, formal dining room, kitchen and space for a primary suite. Ascend to the upper level to discover a spacious landing, multiple bedrooms, a cozy den with a full bath and a generous laundry area, offering both convenience and comfort. This home is being sold as is, presenting a blank canvas for your creative vision. Though in need of restoration, it retains original charm with beautiful details throughout, a 4-5 year old HVAC, a fenced-in backyard and hardwood flooring waiting to be revived. With the right amount of elbow grease and vision, this property could be restored to its former glory, becoming a stunning showcase of historic elegance. Just minutes away, you’ll find yourself immersed in the vibrant atmosphere of local restaurants and shops, while being surrounded by the rich tapestry of New Bern’s storied past. Historical buildings line the streets, echoing tales of times gone by, and the majestic Tryon Palace awaits just around the corner, offering a glimpse into the region’s regal history. Don’t miss this chance to restore and reimagine a piece of New Bern’s heritage. Contact us today for your private showing!


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