643 Holly Avenue, Winston-Salem
The W.H. Turner House
- Sold for $560,000 on July 26, 2021 (originally $649,000)
- 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 4,039 square feet
- Price/square foot: $139
- Built in 1923
- Listed October 20, 2020
- Last sale: $385,000, March 2007
- Neighborhood: Holly Avenue Historic District (NRHP)
- Note: The house has been divided into six one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartments.
- District NRHP nomination: “The Turner House is a two-story, brick Colonial Revival house with a hip roof and a battered hip dormer sheathed in slate shingles. The full-width shed porch has a central pediment over the entrance with half-timbering in the pediment.
- “Windows are eight-over-one, and tripartite windows are composed of one twelve-over-one window with six-over-one sidelights.
- “The entrance has a leaded transom and sidelights. The house also has a porte cochere.
- “Turner was the treasurer and manager of Twin City Wood Co.”
351 W. Meadow Road, Eden, Rockingham County
The Eggleston-Ziglar House
Blog post — Rivermont in Eden: A Landmark 1936 Mansion on the Smith River, $650,000
- Sold for $545,000 on April 9, 2021 (originally $650,000)
- 5 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms and two half-bathrooms, 5,231 square feet (per county records), 15.06 acres
- Price/square foot: $104
- Built in 1936
- Listed January 19, 2020
- Last sales: $400,000, March 2019; $455,000, September 2017
- Neighborhood: Leaksville
- Note: Was for sale by owner, now listed with an agent
- The home’s new owners bought the house in March 2019, made some renovations, secured designation for it as a local landmark in June and now have put it up for sale again at 62 percent more than they paid for it.
- The property is on the Smith River.
- From the previous FSBO listing: “Rivermont would make a great home for entertaining, a B&B or wedding venue.” The last previous owners marketed it as a performance and event venue.
- The house still has its slate roof.
704 Summit Avenue, Greensboro
The Thomas J. Reavis Jr. House
- Sold for $150,000 on May 22, 2020 (originally $170,000)
- 8 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2,559 square feet
- Price/square foot: $59
- Built in 1923
- Listed August 13, 2019
- Last sale: $28,500, December 2005
- Neighborhood: Dunleath Historic District
- Note: No central air conditioning
- Photos with the listing indicate the interior is in better condition than the exterior.
- Online listings say the house has “over 3,900” square feet; county property records show 2,559.
- Online listings shows 8 bedrooms; country property records show 5.
- Listing: “Basement with kitchenette, three bedrooms, full bath and private entrance.”
- The house was demolished in 2021. The owner claimed he didn’t know he couldn’t tear down a house in a historic district, and the city, violating its own policy, issued a demolition permit without requiring the owner to get a certificate of appropriateness.
408 S. Main Street, Lexington, Davidson County
The Homestead (also known as the Holt House)
- Sold for $425,000 on March 19, 2020 (listed at $435,000)
- 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 4,091 square feet, 1.28 acres
- Price/square foot: $104
- Built in 1834
- Listed January 15, 2020
- Last sale: $260,000, May 2016
- Listing: “Great for a private home or business (ex. venue for weddings, parties, etc.).”
- Sold for $299,900 on March 12, 2020 (originally listed at $399,900)
- 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3,179 square feet, 3.1 acres
- Price/square foot: $94
- 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.
- Sold for $305,000 (originally listed at $349,900)
- 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 3,594 square feet, 2.22 acres
- Price/square foot: $85
- Built in 1920
- Listed September 11, 2018
- Last sale: $130,000, May 2013
402 Steele Street, High Point
Dr. John Joseph Hamlin and Margaret Pickett Hamlin House
- Sold for $160,000 on January 3, 2020 (listed at $175,000)
- 7 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3,702 square feet
- Price/square foot: $43
- Built in 1925
- Listed October 12, 2019
- Last sale: $75,000, June 1994
- Listing: “Most of the remaining updates are cosmetic … ”
- “Located within walking distance of the Furniture Showroom District it screams for a new life as a Bed and Breakfast.”
- Sold for $400,000 on November 27, 2019 (listed at $450,000)
- 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms 2,629 square feet, 10 acres
- Price/square foot: $152
- Built in 1940
- Listed April 11, 2019
- Last sale: $265,000, May 2006
- Listing: Possible uses include “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.
- Vinyl siding
- The property has a large barn with six stalls, one acre of established muscadine vines, and a 24-foot-by-36-foot covered pavilion with a full basement, rough plumbed for bathrooms.
- An additional 30 acres are available.
- Sold for $295,000 on October 23, 2019 (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: $91
- Built in 1934
- Listed October 12, 2017
- Last sale: $245,000, September 2005
- Note: Vinyl siding
- Sold for $372,000 on September 23, 2019 (listed at $392,000)
- 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3,275 square feet, 27.34 acres
- Price/square foot: $114
- Built in 1910
- Listed July 26, 2019
- Last sale: The property consist of three lots. Last sale prices for them are not clear in online records.
- Note: Vinyl siding, replacement windows
- The house appears to have a Pleasant Garden mailing address but is located well to the south in Randolph County.
- Listing: “2 springs on property. Barn. Deck with handicap access. Walking Trails. Perfect for large family, wedding venue or bed & breakfast!”
216 E. Main Street, Yanceyville, Caswell County
The Dr. Nathaniel Roan House, 1838
- Sold for $72,500 on September 9, 2019 (originally listed at $119,000)
- 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,572 square feet, 1 acre
- Price/square foot: $28
- 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.”
- Sold for $324,000 on June 5, 2019 (listed at $329,000)
- 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 3,702 square feet
- Price/square foot: $88
- Built in 1927
- Listed April 16, 2019
- Last sale: $68,000, August 1983
- Neighborhood: West End
- Note: Five-unit apartment house — four units have 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom, one has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
- Sold for $139,000 on May 28, 2019 (listed at $149,900)
- 6 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 4,442 square feet, 0.47 acre
- Price/square foot: $31
- Built in 1890
- Listed October 5, 2018
- Last sale: $175,000, September 2010
- Note: The house is apparently divided up into multiple units and has been used at least partly as offices. A sign in the front yard formerly read, “Virtual-Office Space.”
- The property also is listed by a commercial real-estate broker as offices.
- Property includes a garage/workshop.
- “Lots of potential in downtown historic area. … Many possibilities!! Needs TLC.”
- Located next to First Presbyterian Church and across the street from First Baptist Church.
- The seller is using an online broker-assisted for-sale-by-owner service that provides MLS listings and assistance via email and phone.
- Sold for $267,000 on May 24, 2019 (originally listed at $280,000)
- 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and 2 half-bathrooms, 3,351 square feet
- Price/square foot: $80
- Built in 1885
- Listed September 2017
- Last sale: $158,000, July 2002
- Note: A 1996 renovation replaced all interior walls and electrical, lighting, plumbing and wiring systems.
- Floors are “primarily” original hardwoods.
- The listing promotes the property as a potential bed-and-breakfast.
3301 Alamance Road, Sedgefield
- Sold for $2.41 million on November 5, 2018 (listed at $3.895 million)
- 10 bedrooms, 13 full bathrooms and 5 half-bathrooms, 30,000 square feet, 16.72 acres
- Price/square foot: $80
- Built in 1930
- Listed June 16, 2018
- Last sale: The property has been owned by the Adams-Watkins family since it was built.
- Neighborhood: Sedgefield
- Listing: “One of the largest and most famous homes in the Triad, this exceptional Tudor-style mansion completed in 1930 was designed by Winston-Salem architect Luther Lashmit (Graylyn Mansion) for textile magnate John Hampton “Hamp” Adams, co-founder of Adams-Millis Corporation. The construction materials, unsurpassed in style and workmanship, include a solid masonry foundation and walls, clay tile roof, custom paneling and woodwork, plaster moldings and custom ironwork. The attached garage/autocourt and detached stable are all executed in the same architectural style as the manor house. This is truly a one-of-a-kind opportunity!”
- Adamsleigh also is being marketed by a commercial real-estate firm: “Property is an exceptional repurposing opportunity as a bed and breakfast or, with rezoning, might be converted to condominiums, luxury apartments or a country inn. Adjacent to hole #’s 11, 12, 14 & 15 of the Donald Ross golf course at the prestigious Sedgefield Country Club.”