B&B’s, Wedding Venues, Vineyards, Etc.

Updated July 20, 2019

Recent Sales

Some older properties, especially outsized, rural ones, are marketed as possible commercial properties — b&b’s, vineyards, event venues and such — rather than or in addition to residential use.

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132 Becktown Road, Mocksville, Davie County
Boxwood Lodge
National Register of Historic Places

  • $3.45 million
  • 10 bedrooms, 8 full bathrooms and two half-bathrooms, 9,285 square feet, 48.23 acres
  • Price/square foot: $372
  • Built in 1934
  • Listed January 17, 2019
  • Last sale: $1.3 million, December 2017
  • Note: The house was designed by Delano & Aldrich of New York.
    • The property is what remains of a 1,500-acre hunting retreat developed from 1911 to 1931 by William Rabb Craig, a New York cotton and sugar broker who died in 1931. Craig’s widow built the house on the site of a hunting lodge built in the 1910’s.
    • The listing says a $5 million restoration of the house was completed in 2007.
    • The property includes a guest cabin built in 1933, a barn built in the 1910’s and a pond.
    • It is now a bed and breakfast and a wedding/event venue.

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354 Chatham Cottage Circle, State Road, Surry County
Klondike Cabins

  • $1.175 million
  • 11 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, 7,567 square feet, 22 acres
    • The figures are totals for a cottage and four log cabins.
  • Price/square foot: $155
  • Built in 1940
  • Listed August 1, 2018
  • Last sale: $3.6 million, February 1992
  • Note: The property includes four log cabins and a cottage that are now rented for weddings and events. It is part of Grassy Creek Vineyard and Winery.
    • Located a mile outside Elkin and two miles from Interstate 77
    • The property includes creeks, a lake and a pond.
    • The cottage has two suites with a bathroom in each.
    • The main log cabin has 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, a large entertainment area, a dining room that can seat more than 50 people, a fully equipped kitchen and a covered porch overlooking the lake.
    • Two cabins are two-bedroom, two-bathroom duplexes.
    • The fourth cabin is a game room with a pool table, card table, satellite television, stereo, bar and bathroom.
    • All furniture, fixtures and equipment are included in the sale.
    • One of the cabins:

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3451 W. Pine Street, Mount Airy, Surry County
Pine Ridge Inn

  • $650,000 with 27.6 acres
    • $575,000 with 18.6 acres,
    • $499,000 with 8.1 acres,
    • or $445,000 with 3 acres,
  • 7 bedrooms, 7 1/2 bathrooms, 7,450 square feet, up to 27.6 acres
  • Price/square foot: $87 (27.6 acres)
  • Built in 1941
  • Listed July 7, 2017
  • Last sale: $320,000, February 2003
  • Listing: “Gently rolling Pasture would make for great Vineyard …”
    • The property includes a guest house, outbuildings and a stream.
    • The house has a commercial kitchen and a large dining area.
    • Previously listed in 2015 for $799,000 (per Zillow).

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115 S. Pearl Street, Troy, Montgomery County

  • $599,000
  • 6 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 5,135 square feet, 0.42 acres (see note)
  • Price/square foot: $117
  • Built in 1892
  • Listed July 14, 2019
  • Last sale: Listing says it was in 1910; no further information is available online.
  • Listing: For sale by owner
    • The house is on a lot of 0.42 acre. The listing references two additional lots that are included, apparently another 0.43 acre total.
    • The house is across the street from the Montgomery County Courthouse.
    • “A portion of the home was the original town post office and has remained in the same family since 1910.”
    • “Remington chandeliers from Pennsylvania, mahogany over-mantles from plantations on the Mississippi River, fireplaces throughout. Hidden doorways and many nooks and crannies with quirky charm. … An impressive 2 story pine paneled entrance with original oak floors, stained glass window, and a massive staircase … Original 10′ & 12′ stamped metal ceilings. Elegant formal dining room has been known to seat 30+ family and guests. A fully stocked library with volumes of antique books. … 20×36 foot wine cellar in basement with stone fireplace and steel reinforced storm shelter.”
    • “Perfect for a bed and breakfast, home-based business, shop, office, educational facility or just a residence for large family or someone who welcomes an abundance of visitors.
    • “Entertainment/game/billiard room is 25 x 36 with pool table included An indoor pool remains structured under the large billiard room floor if so desired to convert back into function.”
    • “A 64×32′ garage holds approx. 18 cars and is located on additional 2 lots (included) just perfect for a multitude of needs from collector cars to business product storage.”
    • This appears to be the garage:

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640 Cedar Grove Church Road, Mocksville, Davie County
Chestnut Trail Vineyards

  • $450,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms 2,800 square feet, 10 acres
  • Price/square foot: $161
  • Built in 1940
  • Listed April 11, 2019
  • Last sale: $265,000, May 2006
  • Listing: “Continue the legacy of Chestnut Trail Vineyards award winning wines, horse farm, possible bed and breakfast, special event center …”
    • The house includes an attached in-law suite.
    • The property has a large barn with six stalls, one acre of established muscadine vines and a 24-foot-by36-foot covered pavilion with a full basement, rough plumbed for bathrooms.
    • An additional 30 acres are available.

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1011 Center Church Road, Eden, Rockingham County
The Johns Manor House (also known as the Johns-Osborne House)

  • $400,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3,970 square feet, 2.55 acres
  • Price/square foot: $101
  • Built in 1840 (sometimes listed as 1850)
  • Listed June 18, 2019
  • Last sale: $20,000, December 2009
  • Note: Designated as a historic landmark by the Eden Historic Preservation Commission
    • Listing: “Built between 1840 and 1850 by Dr. Anthony Johns, one of the first physicians in Leaksville.”
    • The property has been used as an event center “but can be a grand private residence.”
    • City ordinance designating the house as a historic landmark: “The original house was a large brick, one-room-deep, two-story structure with a rear two-story ell. … The main house was enlarged in the late 19th or early 20th century with a two-story addition behind the original structure. In the mid-20th century, a one-story wing over a basement was added on the rear and east side of the main house. A wide two-story portico with square columns was also added sometime in the 20th century, giving the home a ‘Mount Vernon’ style appearance.”

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465 N. Broad Street, Seagrove, Randolph County
The Duck Smith House Bed and Breakfast

  • $399,900
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3,179 square feet, 3.1 acres
  • Price/square foot: $126
  • Built in 1914
  • Listing date unknown
  • Last sale: $325,000, November 2005
  • Listing: The property includes an owners cottage of 1,343 square feet with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room, kitchenette and a loft over one of the bedrooms.
    • The property also has a carport and five outbuildings, three of which are connected via a wooden deck. “These building are currently used for storage, but could easily be converted into artist studios, pottery workshops, guest rooms, gift shop or event space.” The others are a children’s play house and a tobacco barn.

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705 E. Main Street, Yadkinville, Yadkin County
The Vintage Inn Bed and Breakfast

  • $359,000 (originally listed at $375,000)
  • 5 bedrooms; 2 full bathrooms, 3 three-quarter bathrooms, 1 half -bathroom; 3,225 square feet; 1.44 acres
  • Price/square foot: $111
  • Built in 1934
  • Listed October 12, 2017
  • Last sale: $245,000, September 2005
  • Note: Vinyl siding

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216 W. Hunter Street, Madison, Rockingham County
The Hunter House Bed & Breakfast

  • $368,000 (originally listed at $425,000)
  • 6 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 4,790 square feet, 0.57 acre
  • Price/square foot: $77
  • Built in 1903
  • Listed July 23, 2018
  • Last sale: $365,000, August 2016
  • Note: The property includes seven fireplaces; main-level master with en-suite, 12’x11′ walk-in closet and private side yard; wrap-around front porch; large back yard with in-ground pool, hot tub, two pergolas and privacy fencing.

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109 E. Main Street, East Bend, Yadkin County
Christy’s Inn at East Bend
aka Drummers Home
listing withdrawn July 15, 2019

  • $324,900 (originally listed at $349,900)
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 3,594 square feet, 2.22 acres
  • Price/square foot: $90
  • Built in 1920
  • Listed September 11, 2018
  • Last sale: $130,000, May 2013

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656 N. Bridge Street, Elkin, Surry County
The Dutch Castle

  • $285,000 (originally listed at $269,900)
  • 4 bathrooms, 3,467 square feet, 0.54 acre
  • Price/square foot: $82
  • Built in 1930
  • Listed September 21, 2017
  • Last sale: $181,500, July 2015
  • Listing: “This building has seen many uses over its history, recently utilized as professional office space and retail. Possible office, retail, specialty shop or maybe a wine tasting room.”
    • For sale by owner

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216 E. Main Street, Yanceyville, Caswell County
The Dr. Nathaniel Roan House, 1838

  • $89,000 (originally listed at $119,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,572 square feet, 1 acre
  • Price/square foot: $35
  • Built in 1838
  • Listed December 21, 2016
  • Last sale: Information not available online
  • Listing: “Charming 1.5 story home in Greek Revival and Gothic Cottage styles in the heart of downtown Yanceyville across from public library. … With its proximity to the courthouse, town hall and several churches, this would also make a tremendous wedding venue.”