Historic House Listings

That setting! Love the canning house! Circa 1953 in North Carolina. $290,000

May 24, 2024

This home sure has a pretty setting! Love the little canning house and they have fruit trees! The house was built in 1953. It is located on .54 acre in Canton, North Carolina. The house features a covered front porch, original hardwood floors, baseboards and some wainscoting. There is a canning house and a chicken coop on the property. Ever since the paper mill shut down in Canton, houses have been coming on the market. Close proximity to Asheville, North Carolina. Three bedrooms, one bathroom and 1,250 square feet. $290,000

Contact Juli Rogers with Allen Tate/Beverly Hanks – Waynesville; [email protected]

From the Zillow listing:


Calling all nature lovers and self-sufficient dreamers! This beautiful brick home is the perfect place to set down roots and embrace the homesteading lifestyle. Enjoy expansive views of Cold Mountain as you sip your morning coffee on the porch, and savor the fruits of your labor with fresh produce from the property’s fruit trees. This 3-bedroom, 1-bathroom home boasts a full basement that includes a wood shop and plenty of storage! A partially fenced back yard for human and pet safety. Step outside to your very own chicken coop, ensuring a steady supply of fresh eggs, and a dedicated canning house, perfect for preserving your homegrown bounty. This property is more than just a house; it’s a lifestyle. Embrace the serenity of country living while enjoying the benefits of your very own homestead!


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