Condos

Updated August 12, 2022

Condos in historic buildings are found in Winston-Salem, Greensboro and some of the area’s smaller cities. Some are in classic apartment buildings; others are in repurposed industrial or commercial buildings, often with ultra-modern interior design.

Recent Sales

1860 Sissipahaw Way, D204, Saxapahaw, Alamance County

  • $689,500 (originally $715,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 1,850 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $373
  • Built in 1955
  • Listed April 8, 2022
  • Last sale: $525,000, February 2020
  • HOA: $300/month
  • Note: Condo at Sissipahaw Lofts, a 29-unit development in a converted textile mill on the Haw River
    • The price reflects Saxapahaw’s proximity to Chapel Hill (16 miles).

210 N. Main Street, Suite 300, Kernersville, Forsyth County

  • $379,000
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 1,867 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $203
  • Built in 1900
  • Listed May 8, 2022
  • Last sale: $32,500, May 2017
  • HOA: $275/month
  • Note: Rental unit
    • Condo at The Factory, an 83-unit residential/retail/office building that was formerly a furniture factory. Retail tenants include retail stores, salon and spa, coffee shop, wine shop, oil and vinegar shop, restaurant, dance studio, photography studio and barber shop, among others.

238 Willow Street, Unit 201, Mount Airy, Surry County

  • $319,900
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,105 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $290
  • Built in 1890
  • Listed July 28, 2022
  • Last sale: $182,000, December 2017
  • HOA: $250/month
  • Neighborhood: Mount Airy Historic District
  • Note: Condo in Spencer’s Mill, a former apparel manufacturing complex in downtown Mount Airy.
    • The condo comes with two outdoor parking spaces.
    • Listing: “Seller does not want to close before Jan. 2, 2023 but will lease with agreed terms to purchaser after all due diligence is complete and satisfactory.”
    • The complex received a 2019 North Carolina Main Street award for downtown revitalization.

836 Oak Street, Unit 406, Winston-Salem
listing withdrawn January 6, 2021; relisted January 13, 2022
listing withdrawn July 1, 2022

  • $249,900 (originally listed at $199,900)
  • 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 753 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $332 (see note below)
  • Built in 1920
  • Listed June 7, 2020
  • Last sale: $172,000, January 2019
  • HOA: $196/month
  • Note: Condo in The Exchange at Oak Street, a 30-unit former tobacco factory
    • Eight units in the building sold in 2021 at prices ranging from $206/square foot to $282/square foot.

210 N. Main Street, Suite 304, Kernersville, Forsyth County
sale pending August 4, 2022

  • $249,000
  • 1 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,081 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $230
  • Built in 1900
  • Listed May 8, 2022
  • Last sale: $32,500, May 2017
  • HOA: $159/month
  • Note: Rental unit
    • Condo at The Factory, an 83-unit residential/retail/office building that was formerly a furniture factory. Retail tenants include retail stores, salon and spa, coffee shop, wine shop, oil and vinegar shop, restaurant, dance studio, photography studio and barber shop, among others.

828 N. Elm Street, Unit A6 Greensboro

  • $155,000
  • 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 718 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $216
  • Built in 1924
  • Listed July 29, 2022
  • Last sale: $68,500, May 2005
  • HOA: $276/month
  • Neighborhood: Fisher Park Historic District
  • Note: Top-floor condo in Cannon Court apartments
    • District NRHP nomination: “The 1920s saw the introduction to the district of significant buildings other than houses, most notably apartment buildings, two churches, and a synagogue. Reflecting the rapid growth of the city during the decade, the middle-class nature of much of the neighborhood, and the suburb’s location near downtown and many white collar jobs, more apartment buildings were built in Fisher Park than in any other neighborhood in the city.
    • “Generally three-story, brick, Colonial Revival style buildings, they were raised on or near North Elm street and Bessemer and Fisher avenues, the district’s three major thoroughfares. They include the Cannon Court Apartments at 828 North Elm Street and the Vance, Shirley, and Fairfax Apartments at the northeast corner of Magnolia Street.”

1013 N. Elm Street, Unit C8, Greensboro
sale pending August 12, 2022

  • $140,000
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,098 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $128
  • Built in 1930
  • Listed July 29, 2022
  • Last sale: $105,000, June 2021
  • Neighborhood: Fisher Park Historic District (local and NRHP)
  • Note: Condo in the Dolley Madison Apartments
  • District NRHP nomination: “The Dolley Madison Apartments, built at 1013 North Elm Street in the late 1930s, is a large, stripped-down, gray-brick building with flat wall surfaces, recessed paired windows, plain iron balconies, and a fringe of green tiles canted down from a flat roof.”

1219 N. Main Street, Unit number not listed, High Point
sale pending July 30, 2022

  • $104,000
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 738 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $141
  • Built in 1938
  • Listed July 29, 2022
  • Last sale: Unknown; the most recent 738 square-foot unit in the building to be sold went for $146,500 on July 18, 2022 (foreclosure, could be this one).
  • HOA: Not listed
  • Neighborhood: Emerywood, Uptown Suburbs Historic District (NRHP)
  • Note: There are six units in the building; four are rentals.
    • Condo in the Emerywood Court Apartments
  • District NRHP nomination: “These five three-story apartment buildings have a stylized classical design and are arranged in rows with two buildings fronting on Main Street and joined by a curved brick wall with decorative metal entrance gates. The gates open to a courtyard that extends the full width of the two buildings with three adjoining buildings along the rear (west) of the courtyard and paved parking behind the buildings on Hillcrest Drive.
    • “The buildings feature brick veneers, flat roofs behind brick parapets, and metal casement windows. Each building is fourteen bays wide and double-pile with brick quoins, concrete water tables and window sills, a wide, two-part concrete band at the cornice, and a cast concrete panel with balustrade relief in the parapet above each entrance.
    • “Entrances facing Main Street abut the sidewalk and there placement doors are recessed slightly in paneled bays with classical surrounds and fluted pilasters. Entrances from the courtyard have six-panel doors with five-light-over-one-panel sidelights that are sheltered by small, hip-roofed entrance porches supported by columns with metal railings at the roofline. The courtyard features brick sidewalks and decorative plantings.
    • “The buildings are first listed in city directories in 1939 and [are] named for the adjacent neighborhood.”