c. 1791 Federal in Greenville, NC

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Added to OHD on 8/28/12   -   Last OHD Update: 6/28/20   -   15 Comments
Off Market / Archived
National Register

5157 N Hwy 43, Greenville, NC 27834

  • $199,000
  • 4 Bed
  • 2.5 Bath
  • 3000 Sq Ft
  • 1.41 Ac.
Stately, Prestigious Georgian/Federal home minutes from Vidant Hospital and Greenville. Towering 2-story foyer. Throughout the interior of this home is master craftsmanship particularly in the formal room's chair rail and mantels. Also includes 3 history outbuildings. Registered with Preservation North Carolina and on National Register of Historic Places. Property is eligible for historic preservation tax credits.
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Marty Mills, Prudential Prime
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15 Comments on c. 1791 Federal in Greenville, NC

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  1. Robt. W. says: 350 comments

    A very handsome classic North Carolina house. Nice yard, prime set of entrance gates, some good Federal details. Alterations appear to have been minor, with original fabric mostly intact.

    The seemingly original paint on the stair risers hints at a once vivid ‘American Fancy’ interior. The front room with three aspects is especially nice.

    I wish it were a bit larger; the saltbox-style side elevation with compound shed additions is picturesque but maybe doesn’t make for the best arrangement of rooms inside. There’s excellent compensation, though, in the handsome outbuilding whose interior is shown — an excellent space to restore and annex. I like this one – and very cheap.

  2. Jim says: 5515 comments

    Beautiful. Needs some more property or a farm easement. Cleaned up but not overdone with room for improvement and even personal expression. Can’t beat the price unless there are unseen issues. There seem to be thousands of these in NC!

  3. Betsy Hutton says: 1 comments

    Why does this house remind me of the house in Forest Gump – especially the view from the porch steps!

  4. Mark says: 143 comments

    This does look excellent for the price. Nice photos too…
    except for the one where they are almost out of toilet paper. At least you can charge your phone while visiting the toilet.

  5. Julie House says: 103 comments

    What were those outbuildings originally used for? Especially the one whose interior is shown. Who lived there?

  6. Mark says: 143 comments

    True, there is no way to know for sure. Most of your examples look more obviously to be built to house a group of slaves (several doors ,etc). Also it’s right in front of the house. But I suppose showing off your slave count might have been fashionable at some point.

    That building seems to have an ell in the aerial view but not in the listing?

  7. Melanie says: 2 comments

    Perhaps a school for the slave and farm children? Or for the local children? Maybe a kitchen? Just a few ideas. An aerial photo would be best to help determine slave quarter placement. Wonder where the smoke house was located? This is a nice home for the money.

  8. Carolyn says: 1 comments

    These slave quarters are not uncommon.mulatto slaves and house servant had better living quarters and clothes.these quarters were also used for tenant farmers after emancipation.


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