Historic Mansions

Updated May 22, 2019

Recent Sales

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7980 Valley View Drive, Clemmons, Forsyth County

  • $2.95 million
  • 7 bedrooms, 8 full and 4 half bathrooms, 12,881 square feet, 4.45 acres
  • Price/square foot: $229
  • Built in 1928
  • Listed April 13, 2018
  • Last sale: $625,000, December 2006
  • Note: Designed by architect Charles Barton Keen for a niece of R.J. Reynolds.
    • Landscape architecture by Thomas Sears, designer of Reynolda Gardens.
    • Listing: “Original Elevator! Too many exquisite features to mention!”
    • The property has been for sale seven times since it was last sold in 2006.

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3215 N. Rockingham Road, Sedgefield, Guilford County
Ayrshire
Blog post

  • $2.9 million (originally listed at $3.25 million)
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and 3 half-baths, 10,696 square feet, 2.88 acres
  • Price/square foot: $271
  • Built in 1935
  • Listed December 2015
  • Last sale: None
  • Note: Located on the Sedgefield Country Club golf course
    • Architectural features include butterfly pegged floors, wood and plaster moldings, lead paned windows, solid wood beams, a marble wall fountain in the main hall.

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2617 Club Park Road, Winston-Salem
contract pending as of January 14, 2019

  • $1.995 million (originally listed at $2.275 million)
  • 5 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 4,902 square feet, 1.69 acres
  • Price/square foot: $407
  • Built in 1935
  • Listed March 29, 2018
  • Last sale: $1.4 million, June 1998
  • Note: Click here for a video.
    • This is the third time since 2015 that the house has been on the market at prices ranging up to $2.375 million.
    • Listing: “A Northup & O’Brien masterpiece … The construction took 10 years by many of same craftsmen as Graylyn. Hand cut stone. Soaring ceilings and views. A Thyssen Krupp elevator. Private grounds overlooking a stream. Newly done guest house with 2 apartments.”

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401 Sunset Drive, Greensboro
contract pending as of May 20, 2019

  • $1.975 million
  • 6 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 7,507 square feet, 0.62 acre
  • Price/square foot: $263
  • Built in 1911
  • Listed March 20, 2019
  • Last sale: $2.1 million, June 2016
  • Neighborhood: Irving Park
  • Note: The listing says the house may be the second-oldest in Irving Park.
    • Slate roof
    • The property is across the street from the Greensboro Country Club.

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700 Woodland Drive, Greensboro
contract pending as of April 4, 2019

  • $1.95 million
  • 4 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms and 2 half-baths, 6,340 square feet, 0.43 acre
  • Price/square foot: $308
  • Built in 1941
  • Listed January 29, 2019
  • Last sale: $1.1 million, May 2014
  • Neighborhood: Irving Park
  • Note: The owners are Steven Rendle, CEO of VF Corp., and his wife, Julie, who are relocating to Denver along with the corporate headquarters.
    • The house includes an elevator and a swimming pool.
    • The house was extensively renovated in 2014.

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815 Woodland Drive, Greensboro
Blog post

  • $1.7 million (originally listed at $1.79 million)
  • 5 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 5,215 square feet, 0.7 acre
  • Price/square foot: $326
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed March 24, 2017
  • Last sale: $1.7 million, June 2004
  • Neighborhood: Irving Park
  • Note: Home has been listed for sale five times since 2011 without a sale (Zillow).

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104 Kemp Road West, Greensboro

  • $1.65 million
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 4,027 square feet, 0.65 acre
  • Price/square foot: $410
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed April 23, 2019
  • Last sale: $105,000, June 1976
  • Neighborhood: Hamilton Lakes
  • Note: The property is on Benjamin Lake.
    • The property includes a separate gym with a steam shower and hot tub overlooking the lake.
    • Italian tile roof
    • County property records show the house being bigger than the listing says it is — 4,027 square feet vs. 3,464.

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1185 Tall Tree Road, Clemmons, Davidson County

  • $1.6 million
  • 6 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 6,636 square feet, 35.6 acres
  • Price/square foot: $241
  • Built in 1940
  • Listed November 9, 2018
  • Last sale: $900,000, May 2016
  • Note: The property is located on the Yadkin River, 3 miles from Clemmons. Although it has a Clemmons mailing address, it’s in Davidson County.
    • The house was built around a hunting lodge.
    • The property includes a heated salt water pool, pond, a two-bedroom guesthouse, barn, stable, chicken coops, duck hutch and large fenced garden.

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1701 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem

  • $1.475 million
  • 4 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 5,125 square feet, 2.35 acres
  • Price/square foot: $288
  • Built in 1923
  • Listed August 2017
  • Last sale: $500,000, January 1994
  • Note: Designed by Charles Barton Keen, landscape architecture by Thomas Sears
    • The house features a foyer with its original marble floor, six fireplaces and a master suite on first floor with two bathrooms.
    • The property includes an enclosed heated pool, guest house and rose garden.

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112 N. Stratford Road, Winston-Salem

  • $1.45 million
  • 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 9,872 square feet, 2.72 acres
  • Price/square foot: $147
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed April 30, 2019
  • Last sale: $1.325 million, April 5, 2019
  • Neighborhood: Buena Vista
  • Note: The property does not appear to have been listed before the April 2019 sale.

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902 Forest Hill Drive, High Point
The R.T. Amos House

  • $1.295 million
  • 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 6,816 square feet, 1.02 acres
  • Price/square foot: $190
  • Built in 1927
  • Listed April 7, 2019
  • Last sale: $230,000, March 1983
  • Note: The property includes a detached garage with a two-bedroom guest suite upstairs.

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804 Sunset Drive, Greensboro

  • $1.24 million (originally listed at $1.295 million)
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 4,224 square feet, 0.49 acre
  • Price/square foot: $294
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed August 8, 2017
  • Last sale: $650,000, August 1992
  • Neighborhood: Irving Park
  • Note: Overlooks the Greensboro Country Club golf course.
    • Guest quarters with attached garage includes 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (750 square feet not included above).

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203 Wentworth Drive, Greensboro
contract pending as of April 30, 2019

  • $1.225 million
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 5,339 square feet, 0.67 acre
  • Price/square foot: $229
  • Built in 1926
  • Listed April 22, 2019
  • Last sale: $480,000, September 1985
  • Neighborhood: Irving Park
  • Note: The property includes a detached two-car garage.

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533 Summit Street, Winston-Salem

  • $1.199 million
  • 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 7,345 square feet, 0.46 acre
  • Price/square foot: $163
  • Built in 1904
  • Listed April 2, 2019
  • Last sale: $365,000, December 2012
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Listing: Truncated hip slate roof, wraparound porch, leaded and jeweled glass window details, vestibule and entrance with large glass panel double-leaf doors with beveled and glass sidelights and transoms, 10 fireplaces, paneled wainscot, sliding pocket doors.

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2560 Warwick Road, Winston-Salem
contract pending as of March 25

  • $1.199 million
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and 2 half-bathrooms, 4,153 square feet, 0.79 acre
  • Price/square foot: $289
  • Built in 1948
  • Listed March 21, 2019
  • Last sale: $1.37 million, June 2005
  • Neighborhood: Buena Vista
  • Note: Designed by William Roy Wallace, partner of Charles Barton Keen
    • The property includes a greenhouse.
    • County property records show the house as 4,153 square feet; the listing says 4,800.

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900 Carolina Street, Greensboro
contract pending as of May 9, 2019

  • $1.15 million
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 5,048 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $228
  • Built in 1920
  • Listed March 22, 2019
  • Last sale: $425,000, June 1989
  • Neighborhood: Fisher Park Historic District
  • Note: The property includes a terrace and pavilion, an outdoor fireplace and custom square fountain.

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2210 Brookfield Drive, Winston-Salem

  • $998,500 (originally listed at $1.325 million)
  • 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 6,477 square feet, 0.8 acre
  • Price/square foot: $154
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed January 31, 2019
  • Last sale: $585,000, April 1989
  • Note: The house is across the street from the Reynolda Historic District, Reynolda Gardens and Reynolda Village.
    • The house includes a guest suite including a living room with fireplace, kitchenette, bedroom and bathroom.

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808 Arbor Road, Winston-Salem
contract pending as of April 11, 2019

  • $995,000
  • 6 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 5,820 square feet, 0.36 acre
  • Price/square foot: $171
  • Built in 1927
  • Listed Apri 9, 2019
  • Last sale: $655,000, August 1999
  • Neighborhood: Buena Vista
  • Note: The property was listed for sale a year ago at $1.179 million.
    • The property has a detached two-car garage.

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406 Springdale Avenue, Winston-Salem
under contract again as of April 15, 2019

  • $849,000 (originally listed at $924,900)
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4,835 square feet, 0.52 acre
  • Price/square foot: $176
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed February 5, 2019
  • Last sale: $800,000, June 2016
  • Neighborhood: West Highlands
  • Note: Tile roof

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534 N. Stratford Road, Winston-Salem
under contract again as of May 8, 2019

  • $875,000 (originally listed at $895,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 4,081 square feet, 0.37 acre
  • Price/square foot: $214
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed February 1, 2019
  • Last sale: $688,700, April 2015
  • Neighborhood: Buena Vista
  • Note: The house has a slate roof, circular front drive and two-car detached garage with driveway access around the corner from Virginia Road.
    • The house has been sold five times in the past 20 years.

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1825 Georgia Avenue, Winston-Salem

  • $789,500
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 5,239 square feet, 0.41 acre
  • Price/square foot: $151
  • Built in 1933
  • Listed February 27, 2019
  • Last sale: $530,000, May 1994
  • Note: The property includes a detached two-car garage.
    • The house has a walk-in safe in the finished basement.

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1800 Greenbrier Road, Winston-Salem
contract pending as of May 6, 2019

  • $749,500
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 4,418 square feet, 1.12 acres
  • Price/square foot: $170
  • Built in 1941
  • Listed May 1, 2019
  • Last sale: The listing says the house has never been put on the market before.
  • Note: Designed by Luther Lashmit
    • The basement includes a nanny suite with a separate entrance.

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715 Summit Street, Winston-Salem
The McGehee House
contract pending as of April 8, 2019

  • $675,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 4,205 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $161
  • Built in 1913
  • Listed April 8, 2019
  • Last sale: $625,000. September 2017
  • Neighborhood: West End

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3248 U.S. 64 E., Advance, Davie County
listing expired April 25, 2019

  • $669,500 (originally listed at $689,500)
  • 5 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 3,875 square feet, 13.64 acres
  • Price/square foot: $173
  • Built in 1914
  • Listed March 16, 2018
  • Last sale: $165,000, April 1993
  • Note: Property includes a guest house; a large barn with seven stalls, expandable to 20, with tack room and wash pit; pond; stone patio with outdoor fireplace; and deck.
    • This is the fourth time since 2014 the present owners have put the property up for sale, at prices ranging from $739,000 down to $599,500.

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

  • $650,000 with 27.6 acres
    • … or $575,000 with 18.6 acres,
    • $499,000 with 8.1 acres
    • $445,000 with 3 acres,
  • 7 bedrooms, 7 1/2 bathrooms, 7,450 square feet, 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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3000 W. Sedgefield Drive, Sedgefield, Guilford County
Tea House
Blog post
listing withdrawn May 13, 2019

  • $635,000 (originally listed at $684,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 4,164 square feet, 1.57 acres
  • Price/square foot: $152
  • Built in 1927
  • Listed April 26, 2018
  • Last sale: $655,000, April 2016
  • From Preservation North Carolina listing: “When this property was built in 1927, it was built as a Tea House, being located as a convenient stop-by point for travelers from Greensboro to High Point. During Prohibition it served as a Speakeasy, and it still has the small door in the front door which was to ‘screen’ travelers coming in. In the 1940’s it was converted to a private residence.”
    • This house is one of the most recognizable in Sedgefield because it faces High Point Road (the section now bypassed by Gate City Boulevard).
    • The property includes a “stone grotto formed with natural boulders surrounding a heated salt water pool.”

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723 S. Main Street, Old Salem, Winston-Salem
The Joshua Boner House
listing expired May 2, 2019

  • $599,900
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3 half-bathrooms, 4,705 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $128
  • Built in about 1844
  • Listed August 2, 2018
  • Last sale: 1971, price not available in online records
  • Note: The home is now the Salem College President’s House.

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705 Rockford Road, High Point

  • $560,000 (originally listed at $590,000)
  • 8 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 4,722 square feet, 1.38 acres
  • Price/square foot: $119
  • Built in 1934
  • Listed April 3, 2019
  • Last sale: $412,000, June 2011
  • Neighborhood: Emerywood West
    • The house includes a separate two-bedroom suite, “perfect for student or Au Pair.”
    • There’s a circular staircase in the turret.Note: Recent updates include a full kitchen makeover, new circular drive, refinished hardwood floors  and new HVAC systems.

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601 Magnolia Street, Greensboro

  • $485,000
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 4,273 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $114
  • Built in 1918
  • Listed February 15, 2019
  • Last sale: $145,000, May 1993
  • Note: Located in the Fisher Park Historic District
    • The lower level could be used as an office or apartment.
    • The property includes a carport.

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204 E. Naomi Street, Randleman, Randolph County

  • $450,000
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 4,214 square feet, 1.98 acres
  • Price/square foot: $107
  • Built in 1850
  • Listed March 27, 2019
  • Last sale: $143,000, September 1999

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506 W. Hunter Street, Madison, Rockingham County
Rosemont

  • $449,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 4,810 square feet, 1.14 acres
  • Price/square foot: $93
  • Built in 1911
  • Listed January 11, 2019
  • Last sale: $340,000, June 2001
  • Note: The property includes a detached apartment
    • The house features a clay-tile roof, nine fireplaces and hand-laid parquet floors.

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201 Lake Drive East, Thomasville, Davidson County
no longer under contract pending as of May 1, 2019

  • $429,000 (originally listed at $485,000)
  • 5 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 5,104 square feet, 1.67 acres
  • Price/square foot: $84
  • Built in 1941
  • Listed July 11, 2018
  • Last sale: $275,000, May 1987
  • Note: Interior designed by Otto Zenke

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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

  • $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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2017 Neelley Way, Pleasant Garden, Guilford County

  • $219,900
  • 10 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 7,617 square feet, 3.91 acres
  • Price/square foot: $29
  • Built in 1912
  • Listed February 7, 2019
  • Last sale: $292,000, October 2018
  • Note: The house is in very poor condition and is being sold as-is.
    • “Septic records could not be located.”
    • County tax records show the house being 7,617 square feet; the listing shows 5,882.
    • Offers must be submitted through RESNET.

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7310 N.C. 135, Mayodan, Rockingham County
The Wall-Cardwell House, 1856
no longer under contract as of May 10, 2019

  • $159,500 (originally listed at $199,500)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3,063 square feet, 2 acres
  • Price/square foot: $52
  • Built around 1856
  • Listed November 10, 2016
  • Last sold: June 2013, $88,000
  • “Ready for your cosmetic upgrades … The house is being sold as-is with the kitchen and second bathroom needing updates. Cracked plaster and peeling wall paper will also need to be repaired. All of the windows have been replaced.”
    • The original woodwork remains and is attributed to Thomas Day (not uncommon in houses of this period in the Caswell-Rockingham area).