Historic Mansions: Recent Sales

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2311 Georgia Avenue, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $830,000 on August 27, 2020 (originally $989,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 4,275 square feet, 0.66 acre
  • Price/square foot: $194
  • Built in 1937
  • Listed May 26, 2020
  • Last sale, $550,000, March 1994
  • Neighborhood: Buena Vista

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7310 N.C. 135, Mayodan, Rockingham County
The Wall-Cardwell House

  • Sold for $154,900 on August 24, 2020 (originally $199,500)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3,063 square feet, 2 acres
  • Price/square foot: $51
  • Built around 1856
  • Listed November 10, 2016
  • Last sold: June 2013, $88,000
  • Note: A previous version of the listing said, “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).

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1077 E. Kent Road, Winston-Salem
The Owen Moon Jr. House

  • Sold for 1.45 million on August 6, 2020
  • 6 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 5,540 square feet, 2.18 acres
  • Price/square foot: $262
  • Built in 1926
  • The property wasn’t listed for sale.
  • Last sale: $1.075 million, June 2015
  • Neighborhood: Reynolda Park
  • Note: A previous listing described the house as an “English Cotswold Cottage.”
    • The house was designed by Karcher and Smith of Philadelphia. Thomas Sears planned the gardens.
    • Moon was the president of the Winston-Salem Journal and Sentinel.
    • “The expansive residences situated on large lots [two to six acres] in Reynolda Park Sections One and Three reflect Winston-Salem’s early twentieth-century wealth and growth to a greater extent than any other suburb of the period.” (Winston-Salem’s Architectural Heritage)

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201 N. Westview Drive, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $1.05 million on July 31, 2020 (originally $1.25 million)
  • 5 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 4,899 square feet, 0.41 acre
  • Price/square foot: $214
  • Built in 1927
  • Listed February 27, 2020
  • Last sale: $950,000, May 2014
  • Neighborhood: Buena Vista
  • Note: The property includes a two-car garage attached to the house through a mudroom.

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1085 N. Main St, Mocksville, Davie County
The Philip Hanes House

  • Sold for $548,000 on July 30, 2020 (listed at $569,000)
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 4,384 square feet, 4.57 acres
  • Price/square foot: $125
  • Built in 1900 (per county records)
  • Listed May 12, 2020
  • Last sale: $153,000, June 2012
  • Note: Outbuildings include an office with fireplace dating back to 1861, a barn with loft, and a garage.
    • District NRHP nomination: “… substantial, three-bay, high-hipped frame Classical Revival style house; two-story side pavilions with pedimented gables; u- shaped, hipped porch with Tuscan columns, projecting pedimented bay over steps; slightly-projecting central bay with Palladian window on second level; large, pedimented dormer with hipped shoulders supported by pairs of short columns, flanked by hipped dormers; rear one- and two-story hipped wings; pair of large, corbelled-capped interior chimneys; double front doors with sidelights and transoms; two-over-two sash windows; lunar windows in side gables; louvered blinds; notable Classical Revival interior; built by a contractor named Ford for Philip Hanes (1851-1903) and wife, Sallie Clement Booe Hanes (1857-1927), daughter of Alexander Booe; Hanes was partner in B.F. Hanes Tobacco Company in Winston; Alexander Booe House was pulled down and new house built on site”

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1716 Buena Vista Road, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $940,000 on July 28, 2020 (listed at $980,000)
  • 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 4,317 square feet, 0.9 acre
  • Price/square foot: $218
  • Built in 1915
  • Listed April 14, 2020
  • Last sale: $582,000, March 2001
  • Note: The listing says the house is 5,202 square feet, considerably larger than the size in county property records.

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5869 U.S. 158 West, Locust Hill, Caswell County
The Moore House, 1790 (aka Stamp’s Quarters, aka the Moore-Gwyn-Ewalt House)
Moore House NRHP
Blog post — Historic House of the Week: A 1790 Federal-Style Mansion in Caswell County on the National Register

  • Sold for $1.4 million on July 6, 2020 (listed at $1.75 million)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half bathrooms, 6,226 square feet, 200 acres
  • Price/square foot: $225
  • Built in 1790
  • Listed June 1, 2018
  • Last sale: Unavailable in online records
  • Note: The property apparently has a Yanceyville address but is located in the Locust Hill area, southwest of Yanceyville.
    • Listing: “The Moore-Gwyn-Ewalt House, a classic Federal style attributed locally to a design by Thomas Jefferson [Note: Jefferson’s name does not appear in the National Register documentation] was originally built in 1790 for Samuel Moore, a successful planter. The current owners added 2 flanking wings in 1995 housing 2 additional master bedrooms, a kitchen, family room & 2 offices. The 200+/- acres of fields & managed forests give the Moore-Gwyn-Ewalt House the appropriate landscape for its period & history, including the formal boxwood gardens & a fenced garden. Heated & cooled Guest House. Pond”

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116 Brantley Circle, High Point
The Joseph D. Cox House

  • Sold for $650,000 on July 7, 2020
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 4,685 square feet, 0.4 acre
  • Price/square foot: $139
  • Built in 1905
  • Apparently wasn’t listed for sale
  • Last sale: $$650,000, November 2019
  • Neighborhood: Uptown Suburbs Historic District (NRHP)
  • Note: “This two-story, gambrel-roofed, Tudor Revival-style house has faux half-timbering in the gables and dormers. It is three bays wide and double-pile with a two-story, projecting, arch-roofed bay on the right (east) end of the facade and a shed-roofed dormer on the left (west) end. The house has weatherboards and six-over-one replacement windows, generally paired and including paired windows in the gables and narrow six-over-one windows in the front-gabled bay and dormer. The door is flanked by six-light casement windows and is sheltered by a front-gabled porch on grouped square posts with faux half-timbering in the gable. A one-story, shed-roofed wing extends from the right elevation, mostly below grade at the front with basement-level access from the rear. A one-story, shed-roofed ell extends from the left rear (northwest) with a wood railing along the roofline. A modern wood deck is located at the right rear (northeast). The earliest known occupant is Joseph D. Cox (J. Elwood Cox Manufacturing Company) in 1916.” (NRHP district nomination)

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607 Sunset Drive, Greensboro
The James W. Brawley House

  • Sold for $1,750,000 on June 1, 2020 (listed at $2 million)
  • 5 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 6,020 square feet, 0.89 acre
  • Price/square foot: $291
  • Built in 1921
  • Listed April 21, 2020
  • Last sale: $1.5 million, April 2005
  • Neighborhood: Irving Park
  • Listing: “more than generous rooms … Master suite beyond description”
    • The Greensboro Country Club is across the street.
    • Brawley was an agent for Pilot Life.

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3000 W. Sedgefield Drive, Sedgefield, Guilford County
Tea House
Blog post — Classic House of the Week: A Distinctive 1927 Mansion in Sedgefield, $684,000

  • Sold for $465,000 on May 29, 2020 (originally $684,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 4,164 square feet, 1.57 acres
  • Price/square foot: $112
  • Built in 1927
  • Listed April 26, 2018
  • Last sale: $655,000, April 2016
  • From the 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.”
    • One of the most recognizable houses in Sedgefield because it faces High Point Road (the section that Gate City Boulevard now bypasses).
    • Includes a “stone grotto formed with natural boulders surrounding a heated salt water pool.”

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1825 Georgia Avenue, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $725,000 on April 30, 2020 (listed at $789,500)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 5,239 square feet, 0.41 acre
  • Price/square foot: $138
  • 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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1701 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $1.25 million on April 17, 2020 (originally $1.59 million)
  • 4 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 5,125 square feet, 2.35 acres
  • Price/square foot: $244
  • Built in 1923
  • Listed August 2017
  • Last sale: $500,000, January 1994
  • Neighborhood: Buena Vista
  • 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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2830 Forest Drive, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $915,500 on April 16, 2020 (listed at $1.1 million)
  • 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, 5,507 square feet, 0.54 acre
  • Price/square foot: $166
  • Built in 1940
  • Listed February 20, 2020
  • Last sale: $275,000, June 1992
  • Neighborhood: Buena Vista
  • Notes: Designed by Northrup & O’Brien
    • “Tasting rm, exercise rm & full living space w/ kitchen, br & bath on lower level w/ private entrance.”

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2440 Reynolds Drive, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $1.46 million on April 15, 2020 (originally $1.699 million)
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 7,017 square feet, 1.7 acres
  • Price/square foot: $208
  • Built in 1950
  • Listed October 8, 2019
  • Last sale: $750,000, January 1997
  • Neighborhood: Buena Vista
  • Note: The property includes a salt-water pool and a full outdoor kitchen.

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125 N. Westview Drive, Winston-Salem
The Ehle House

  • Sold for $910,000 on April 15, 2020 (not listed for sale)
  • 5 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 8,394 square feet, 1.98 acres
  • Price/square foot: $108
  • Built in 1925
  • Last sale: $135,000, November 1969
  • Neighborhood: Buena Vista
  • Note: The home of novelist John Ehle, “the father of Appalachian literature”; Tony- and Emmy-winning actress Rosemary Harris Ehle; and their daughter, Jennifer Ehle, winner of two Tony awards.
    • Designed by Charles Barton Keen, the Spanish Revival-style residence has a pink stucco exterior and Ludowici-Celedon red tile roof.
    • The listing says the house has had only two owners.

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2020 Buena Vista Road, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $1.65 million on March 31, 2020 (listed at $1.684 million)
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 5,365 square feet, 1.05 acres
  • Price/square foot: $308
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed February 19, 2020
  • Last sale: $1.55 million, January 2018
  • Note: The property includes a garage apartment (1 bedroom, 1 bathroom) and a carriage house.

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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.).”

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308 Meadowbrook Terrace, Greensboro

  • Sold for $1.6 million on February 28, 2020
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4,996 square feet, 0.43 acre
  • Price/square foot: $320
  • Built in 1928
  • Listed: Apparently was not listed for sale
  • Last sale: $901,000, October 2012
  • Neighborhood: Irving Park

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421 Westover Avenue, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $1.44 million on February 20, 2020 (listed at $1.675 million)
  • 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 5,744 square feet (per county records), 0.87 acre
  • Price/square foot: $251
  • Built in 1936
  • Listed January 7, 2020
  • Last sale: $1,150,000, September 2008
  • Neighborhood: Buena Vista
  • Note: For sale by owner
    • The property includes a saltwater pool.

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506 W. Hunter Street, Madison, Rockingham County
Rosemont
Blog post — Rosemont, 506 W. Hunter Street in Madison: A Grand Old 1911 Mansion, $429,000

  • Sold for $370,000 on February 18, 2020 (originally listed at $449,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 4,810 square feet, 1.14 acres
  • Price/square foot: $80
  • 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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1101 Forest Hill Drive, High Point
The Dr. Walter L. Jackson House

  • Sold for $1.15 million on February 14, 2020 (listed at $1.25 million)
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 5,382 square feet, 1.14 acres
  • Price/square foot: $214
  • Built in 1929
  • Listed December 9, 2019
  • Last sale: $450,000, February 2013
  • Neighborhood: Uptown Suburbs Historic District (NRHP)
  • Note: The property includes a guest house and an adjacent lot.
    • Dr. Jackson was a physician and principal investor in Guilford General Hospital and the president of Jackson Hosiery Mills.

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705 Rockford Road, High Point

  • Sold for $470,000 on February 7, 2020 (originally listed at $590,000)
  • 8 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 4,722 square feet, 1.38 acres
  • Price/square foot: $100
  • Built in 1934
  • Listed April 3, 2019
  • Last sale: $412,000, June 2011
  • Neighborhood: Emerywood West
  • Note: Recent updates include a full kitchen makeover, new circular drive, refinished hardwood floors and new HVAC systems.
    • The house includes a separate two-bedroom suite, “perfect for student or Au Pair.”
    • There’s a circular staircase in the turret.

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701 Sunset Drive, Greensboro

  • Sold for $1.3 million on December 10, 2019 (originally listed at $1.785 million)
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 4,597 square feet,  0.81 acre
  • Price/square foot: $283
  • Built in 1937
  • Listed April 19, 2017
  • Last sale: $1.575 million, January 2004
  • Neighborhood: Irving Park

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800 Arbor Road, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $995,000 on November 21, 2019 (listed at $1.015 million)
  • 4 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 4,724 square feet, 0.36 acre
  • Price/square foot: $211
  • Built in 1928
  • Listed October 22, 2019
  • Last sale: $800,000, July 2015
  • Neighborhood: Buena Vista

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4416 Holly Springs Road, East Bend, Yadkin County

  • Sold for $585,000 on September 7, 2019 (listed at $599,000)
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4,438 square feet, 11.67 acres
  • Price/square foot: $132
  • Built in 1850
  • Listed May 23, 2019
  • Last sale: $147,000, March 1992
  • Note: The property includes a guest house, in-ground pool, three-car detached garage with second floor and barn.
    • The master bedroom has a wet bar.
    • The historical character of the house has largely been renovated away with vinyl siding and what looks to be little of the original interior remaining.
    • The property has an East Bend mailing address, but it’s well to the northwest, almost to Surry County.

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2210 Brookfield Drive, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $750,000 on October 23, 2019 (originally listed at $1.325 million)
  • 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 6,477 square feet, 0.8 acre
  • Price/square foot: $146
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed January 31, 2019
  • Last sale: $585,000, April 1989
  • A particularly odd transaction: The sale closed one day after the sellers accepted the offer. The property was listed at $945,000 at the time; the buyers accepted $750,000. The buyer is an LLC registered in the state of Washington with an address in Saratoga Springs, NY.
    • 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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201 Lake Drive East, Thomasville, Davidson County

  • Sold for $390,000 on September 26, 2019 (originally listed at $485,000)
  • 5 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 5,104 square feet, 1.67 acres
  • Price/square foot: $76
  • Built in 1941
  • Listed October 16, 2015
  • Last sale: $275,000, May 1987
  • Note: Interior designed by Otto Zenke

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900 Carolina Street, Greensboro

  • Sold for $1.15 on September 9, 2019 (listed at $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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401 Sunset Drive, Greensboro

  • Sold for $1.8 million on August 19, 2019 (listed at $1.975 million)
  • 6 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 7,507 square feet, 0.62 acre
  • Price/square foot: $240
  • 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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1800 Greenbrier Road, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $777,000 on August 15, 2019 (listed at $749,500)
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 4,418 square feet, 1.12 acres
  • Price/square foot: $176
  • 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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204 E. Naomi Street, Randleman, Randolph County

  • Sold for $422,500 on July 26, 2019 (listed at $450,000)
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 4,214 square feet, 1.98 acres
  • Price/square foot: $100
  • Built in 1850
  • Listed March 27, 2019
  • Last sale: $143,000, September 1999

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2617 Club Park Road, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $1.85 million on July 10, 2019 (originally listed at $2.275 million)
  • 5 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 4,902 square feet, 1.69 acres
  • Price/square foot: $377
  • 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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203 Wentworth Drive, Greensboro

  • Sold for $1.2 million on June 28, 2019 (listed at $1.225 million)
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 5,339 square feet, 0.67 acre
  • Price/square foot: $225
  • 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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534 N. Stratford Road, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $825,000 on June 24, 2019 (originally listed at $895,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 4,081 square feet, 0.37 acre
  • Price/square foot: $202
  • 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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2560 Warwick Road, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $1.13 million on June 14, 2019 (listed at $1.199 million)
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and 2 half-bathrooms, 4,153 square feet, 0.79 acre
  • Price/square foot: $272
  • 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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715 Summit Street, Winston-Salem
The McGehee House

  • Sold for $675,000 on June 14, 2019 (listed at $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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700 Woodland Drive, Greensboro

  • Sold for $1.75 million on May 31, 2019 (listed at $1,950,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms and 2 half-baths, 6,340 square feet, 0.43 acre
  • Price/square foot: $276
  • 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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808 Arbor Road, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $989,000 on May 24, 2019 (listed at $995,000)
  • 6 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 5,820 square feet, 0.36 acre
  • Price/square foot: $170
  • 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

  • Sold for $835,000 on May 24, 2019 (originally listed at $924,900)
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4,835 square feet, 0.52 acre
  • Price/square foot: $173
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed February 5, 2019
  • Last sale: $800,000, June 2016
  • Neighborhood: West Highlands
  • Note: Tile roof

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817 West End Boulevard, Winston-Salem
The Robert S. Galloway House

  • Sold for $670,000 on May 17, 2019 (originally listed at $749,000)
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 4,641 square feet, 0.47 acre
  • Price/square foot: $144
  • Built in 1918
  • Listed February 5,  2019
  • Last sale: $19,000, October 1972
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Note: The house was designed by designed by Willard Northrup.
    • The house is being sold for just the second time in its 100-year history, according to the listing.
    • The roof is Ludowici green tile.

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906 Forest Hill Drive, High Point

  • Sold for $358,000 on May 7, 2019 (originally listed at $389,998)
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 2 half-baths, 4,956 square feet, 0.54 acre
  • Price/square foot: $72
  • Built in 1926
  • Listed December 14, 2018
  • Last sale: Not available in online records
  • Neighborhood: Emerywood
  • Listing: “Diamond in the Rough in old Emerywood.”
    • The property includes a two-car detached garage and apartment.

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2025 Virginia Road, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $1.2 million on April 30, 2019 (listed at $999,900)
  • 6 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 7,647 square feet, 1.81 acres
  • Price/square foot: $157
  • Built in 1929
  • Listed February 15, 2019
  • Last sale: $650,000, June 1987
  • Neighborhood: Buena Vista
  • Note: Designed by William Roy Wallace, who was mentored by Charles Barton Keen
    • The property consists of three lots, but only two are included in this listing. The third lot is available for $450,000.
    • Slate roof
    • Aluminum siding
    • The property is being sold as-is (unusual for a property of this character and price).
    • Previously listed in 2012 for $1.5 million

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301 Edgedale Drive, High Point

  • Sold for $493,000 on April 29, 2019 (listed at $550,000)
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 4,076 square feet, 0.4 acre
  • Price/square foot: $121
  • Built in 1921
  • Listed September 28, 2018
  • Last sale: $600,000, February 2006

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2566 Warwick Road, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $1.150 million on April 12, 2019 (originally listed at $1.349 million)
  • 6 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 5,477 square feet, 0.93 acre
  • Price/square foot: $210
  • Built in 1941
  • Listed February 7, 2018
  • Last sale: $976,000, September 2002
  • Neighborhood: Buena Vista

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420 Edgedale Drive, High Point

  • Sold for $535,000 on April 12, 2019 (originally listed at $598,000)
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 5,002 square feet, 0.44 acre
  • Price/square foot: $107
  • Built in 1924
  • Listed May 5, 2018
  • Last sale: $222,500, June 1997
  • Neighborhood: Emerywood
  • Note: A 1998 addition doubled the size of the house.

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351 W. Meadow Road, Eden, Rockingham County
Rivermont
The Eggleston-Ziglar House

  • Sold for $400,000 on March 29, 2019 (listed at $499,500)
  • 5 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms and two half-bathrooms, 5,231 square feet, 15.06 acres
  • Price/square foot: $76
  • Built in 1936
  • Listed April 7, 2018
  • Last sale: $455,000, September 2017
  • Note: The property is being marketed as a private residence, event venue or b&b. It is now identified as a performance and event venue on its Facebook page.
    • The house still has its slate roof.

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2300 Georgia Avenue, Winston-Salem

  • Sold for $600,000 on March 22, 2019 (listed at $650,000)
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 4,130 square feet, 0.94 acre
  • Price/square foot: $145
  • Built in 1929
  • Listed March 11, 2019
  • Last sale: Not available in online records
  • Listing: “Bring your own contractor and restore this piece of history into your dream home.”

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1820 S. Main Street, Winston-Salem
The David Reid House

  • Sold for $515,000 on March 21, 2019 (originally listed at $579,500)
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 4,300 square feet, 0.5 acre
  • Price/square foot: $120
  • Built in 1894
  • Listed April 13, 2018
  • Last sale: $262,000, June 2003
  • Note: Designated as a Forsyth County landmark
    • Located in the Washington Park National Register Historic District

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531 W. Main Street, Elkin, Surry County

  • Sold for $700,000 on March 19, 2019 (originally listed at $849,900)
  • 6 bedrooms, 6 1/2 bathrooms, 5,284 square feet, 6.37 acres
  • Price/square foot: $132
  • Built in 1910
  • Listed February 27, 2018
  • Last sale: 1991, price not available in online records
  • Note: The property was listed for sale in 2015 at $749,900 and in 2016 at $799,900.
    • Listing: “… expansive decks with long range views of the Brushy Mountains.”

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802 S. Main Street, Reidsville, Rockingham County
Melrose Estate

  • Sold for $420,000 on March 6, 2019 (originally listed at $725,000)
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 6,316 square feet, 3 acres
  • Price/square foot: $66
  • Built in 1909
  • Listed May 2017
  • Last sale: Not available in online records
  • Listing: “9 fireplaces, 12 foot ceilings with an elegant Mahogany staircase leading up to a view of a one of a kind, hand made stained glass masterpiece.”

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419 S. Main Street, Kernersville, Forsyth County

  • Sold for $238,000 on February 8, 2019 (originally listed at $285,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 4,399 square feet, 0.65 acre
  • Price/square foot: $54
  • Built in 1837
  • Listed July 2, 2018
  • Last sale: $180,000, April 2002
  • Note: The property is next door to Korner’s Folly.

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809 Church Street, Gibsonville, Guilford County

  • Sold for $390,000 on December 13, 2018 (listed at $400,000 for the house and 2.61 acres or $515,000 for the house and 16 acres)
  • 5 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 4,522 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $86
  • Built in 1903
  • Listed October 17, 2018
  • Last sale: $64,000, July 2012
  • Note: The property includes a pool and pool house, garage with studio apartment and other outbuildings.
    • The house has geothermal heating.
    • Located on the Alamance County side of Gibsonville.

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3301 Alamance Road, Sedgefield, Guilford County
Adamsleigh
Blog post: Adamsleigh: Demolition Appears Likely for A Great North Carolina Mansion ‘Not Fit for Today’s Lifestyle’

  • 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.”

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106 Fisher Park Circle, Greensboro
The Douglas-Ravenel House
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  • $1.095 million on September 28, 2019 (originally listed at $1.35 million)
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 5,230 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $209
  • Built in 1912
  • Listed July 27, 2017
  • Last sale: $770,000, March 2005
  • Note: Located in the Fisher Park Historic District
    • Designated as a Guilford County Landmark
    • The house has twin living rooms, a library, dining room, den and eight fireplaces. Outdoor spaces include a spacious front porch, a private side porch and, in the backyard, an English garden and pergola.

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958 N.C. Highway 65, Wentworth, Rockingham County
The Scales-Reid-Reynolds-Gunn House

  • Sold for $252,500 on September 4, 2018 (originally listed at $279,900)
  • 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4,176 square feet, 1.43 acres
  • Price/square foot: $60
  • Built in 1858
  • Listed May 2, 2018
  • Last sale: $75,000, April 2004
  • Note: The stairway newel post is attributed to Thomas Day, according to a Town of Wentworth historical plaque in front of the house.
    • The property was owned from 1870-99 by Albert M. Scales, lawyer, congressman, Confederate general, and governor of North Carolina (1885-89).
    • Listings give the address as Reidsville, but the house is in Wentworth.

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3230 N.C. Highway 150, Reidsville, Rockingham County
Lenox Castle, also known as Rockingham Springs, 1878

  • Sold for $650,000 on August 24, 2018 (originally listed at $900,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,665 square feet, 144 acres
  • Price/square foot: $390
  • Built in 1878
  • Listed January 9, 2016
  • Last sale: Unavailable in online records
  • Historical marker: “LENOX CASTLE Also known as Rockingham Springs. Council of State met here, 1790. Owned by John Lenox, Archibald D. Murphey, & Thomas Ruffin. Famous health resort.” (Click for details)
    Four homes are on the farm, including the 1878 main house and a guest house next door, plus two rental properties, several barns, fenced-in pastures and mature hardwood forest. More than 1,000 feet of road frontage.

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6265 Yadkinville Road, Lewisville/Pfafftown, Forsyth County

  • Sold for $560,000 on August 21, 2018 (originally listed at $699,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and 2 half-bathrooms, 5,287 square feet, 4.57 acres
  • Price/square foot: $106
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed October 2017
  • Last sale: $265,000, January 1998
  • Listing: The property includes a two-story barn, pool house with a gym and entertainment area, tree house and trails.
    • Some listings place the property in Lewisville and others in Pfafftown. It’s about halfway between the two communities, where the town of Vienna once was.

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111 Arden Place, Greensboro
Edgewood
Blog post 1, January 10, 2018
Blog post 2, January 24, 2018
Blog post 3, March 27, 2018
Blog post 4, May 16, 2018

  • Sold for $785,000 on July 11, 2018 (listed at $850,000)
  • 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 5,209 square feet, 2.26 acres
  • Price/square foot: $151
  • Built in 1915
  • Listed June 4, 2018
  • Last sale before foreclosure: $845,000, August 1999
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills
  • Note: Foreclosure. The lender took possession of the house for $175,000 in February 2017.
    • The listing shows the house as 5,693 square feet; the Guilford County property record shows 5,209.

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500 Main Street, Old Salem

  • Sold for $615,000 on June 29, 2018 (listed at $649,000)
  • 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 4,902 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $125
  • Built in 1847
  • Listed April 26, 2018
  • Last sale: $575,000, April 1996
  • Note: Built as the Bank of Cape Fear, it became the original home of SECCA (the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art) before being converted into a residence.
    • Listing: Original wide-plank floors, wavy-glass windows, large fireplaces and three-story staircase.

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1036 Covington House Road, Walnut Cove, Stokes County
The Col. Covington House

  • Sold for $143,500 on June 29, 2018
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3,395 square feet, 5.19 acres
  • Price/square foot: $42
  • Built in 1821
  • Listed May 21, 2018
  • Last sale: Before 1969, details not available online
  • Note: The listing calls it the oldest home in Stokes County.
    • Listing: “With a little love & care, this stately house will make a beautiful home place.”

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1001 Country Club Drive, Greensboro

  • Sold for $1.35 million on June 28, 2018 (originally listed at $1.899 million)
  • 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 2 half-baths, 8,023 square feet, 0.66 acre
  • Price/square foot: $168
  • Built in 1928
  • Listed May 18, 2017
  • Last sale: $425,000, February 1982
  • Neighborhood: Irving Park
  • Listing: “Massive Elizabethan style dwelling w/steeply pitched gables, stuccoed walls patterned in diamonds & squares at gables, all topped with distinctive tile roof.”

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711 Sunset Drive, Greensboro
The Joseph M. and Kathleen Price Bryan House
Blog post

  • Sold for $1.655 million on March 12, 2018 (listed at $1.675 million)
  • 4 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 6,008 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $275
  • Built in 1935
  • Listed February 1, 2018
  • Neighborhood: Irving Park
  • Note: The Bryans bought the house when it was built in 1935. He left it to the Bryan Foundation in his will. The foundation provided it to UNCG as the chancellor’s residence until the university bought a new home in 2017.

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428 S. Main Street, Old Salem, Forsyth County

  • Sold for $600,000 on March 5, 2018 (originally listed at $848,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4,734 square feet, 0.45 acre
  • Price/square feet: $127
  • Built in 1873
  • Listed March 2016
  • Note: The property includes the original detached kitchen with a fireplace and bathroom; it could be used as a studio, apartment or outdoor kitchen.
    • The house has an apartment with a private entrance.

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6043 Lake Brandt Road, Greensboro
Hillsdale Farm
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  • Sold for $2,335,000 on February 14, 2018 (listed at $2,875,000)
  • 8 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms and two half-baths, 13,548 square feet, 27.66 acres
  • Price/square foot: $172
  • Built in 1929
  • Listed August 31, 2017
  • Neighborhood: Lake Brandt
  • Notes: Built by Lunsford Richardson III.
    • Guilford County Landmark designation (50% tax deduction).
    • Indoor pool, greenhouse, playhouse, bathhouse, five-car garage with five-room apartment (1,268 square feet).
    • The property includes a 1/6 share of the private, 26-acre Richardson Lake.