Farms: Recent Sales

  • Sold for $1.05 million on November 29, 2022 (listed at $995,000)
    • Also available as two individual parcels: 21 acres with the house, $439,000; and 68 acres of cropland and timber, $619,000.
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,472 square feet, 89 acres
  • Price/square foot: $713
  • Built in 1921
  • Listed August 18, 2022
  • Last sale: $1,650, October 1963 (18 acres)
  • Listing: “50 acres is in crop land and another 30 in timber. There is a small pond and a stream on the west side of Wallburg-High Point Road, and the east side has approximately 1350’ of frontage on Spurgeon Creek. There is a 1542 sq foot home on the north end of the property along with numerous older farm buildings.”
    • The property has a High Point mailing address, but it’s just a mile outside Wallburg.
    • Wallburg High Point Road runs through the property:
  • Sold for $255,000 on November 23, 2022 (listed at $269,900)
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,361 square feet, 11.74 acres
  • Price/square foot: $108
  • Built in 1910
  • Listed May 31, 2022
  • Last sale: $500,000, November 2005 (see note below)
  • Note: The property is in Rockingham County, although it has a Browns Summit mailing address.
    • The disparity in price between 2005 and today results from this sale including only one of four tracts included in the previous sale.
    • Listing: The property includes a barn and an unspecified number of ponds.
    • Not owner-occupied
  • Sold for $384,000 on November 14, 2022 (listed at $360,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2,660 square feet (per county), 32.14 acres
  • Price/square foot: $144
  • Built in 1921
  • Listed September 13, 2022
  • Last sale: Not identifiable in online records
  • Note: No central air conditioning
    • The listing shows the house with only 1,700 square feet.
    • Listing’s description of the house: “Will require some TLC to restore to its original stately beauty”
    • The property includes a barn and seven other outbuildings.
  • Sold for $362,500 on November 9, 2022 (listed at $400,000)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,201 square feet, 34.18 acres
  • Price/square foot: $302
  • Built in 1930
  • Listed July 27, 2022
  • Last sale: Unknown; the property has been in the Yokley-Shouns family since at least 1942.
  • Note: Located west of town, between Thomasville and Welcome near Lake Thom-A-Lex.
  • The 152-acre property was split and sold in two transactions totaling $1.6 million on October 5 and October 18, previously listed at:
    • $1.295 million (152 acres, originally $1.35 million), or …
    • … $775,000 (52 acres)
  • 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,564 square feet
  • Built in 1901
  • Listed June 6, 2022 (152 acres) and August 25, 2022 (52 acres)
  • Last sale: $160,000, October 2014 (probably covers just one tract; the property consists of at least three)
  • Note: there are two listings on Zillow, both as “Undisclosed Address,” but if you search for 467 E. Slate Mine Road, this is the property that comes up.
    • Listing: “The property has a heated and cooled 70×45 Red Iron building with four 10×12 garage doors. The building also has a full kitchen and bath …”
    • The property is 8 miles south of Denton, just off N.C. 109 on the northern edge of the Uwharrie National Forest. The northern branch of Badin Lake is just to the south.
  • Sold for $395,000 on October 14, 2022 (listed at $395,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,918 square feet, 27.09 acres
  • Price/square foot: $206
  • Built in 1836
  • Listed September 29, 2022
  • Last sale: Not identifiable in online records
  • Note: The property includes multiple outbuildings, a barn and a detached three-car garage.
    • Located on the Uwharrie River
    • The property is south of Interstate 85, just off Meadowbrook Drive.
    • Dempsey Clark Brown (1809-1889) was a farmer. He was married to Hannah Eliza Mock Brown (1815-1862) and Eliza Ann Laughlin Brown (1835-1909), whom he married in 1866.
    • A deed from 1837 shows him buying 10 acres “on waters of Uwharrie.” Census records show him owning nine slaves in 1850 and 17 in 1860.
    • The Architectural History of Randolph County: “This is one of the earliest surviving brick structures in Randolph County; an inscribed brick near the front door dates it 1836. Oddly, however, the outstanding interior woodwork seems to date from an earlier period.
    • “The exterior has been completely stuccoed at some time, although brickwork visible under the porch is laid in 1:5 common bond.
    • “The pylon supports of the porch date from ca. 1935 alterations as do the 1/1 window sash. Sawn Federal-style dentil work decorates the gable and cornice.
    • “An unusual detail of the brickwork is that all outside corners are chamfered, including both the edges of the house and the exterior end chimneys.”
  • Sold for $317,500 on October 12, 2022 (listed at $350,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,754 square feet, 11.33 acres
  • Price/square foot: $115
  • Built in 1900
  • Listed August 26, 2022
  • Last sale: $275,000, May 2022
  • Note: The house is not in good shape, as was true when the property was sold in May 2022. It would be interesting to know what the sellers have done in three months that merits a 27 percent increase in the price.
    • The house has no central air conditioning.
    • The property includes a pond and a barn (“will need some attention,” according to the previous listing).
  • Sold for $214,900 on October 4, 2022 (originally $314,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,397 square feet, 27.21 acres
  • Price/square foot: $154
  • Built in 1910
  • Listed August 11, 2022
  • Last sale: $153,000, June 2005
  • Note: The interior and exterior have been renovated/homogenized with no respect for historic features or materials.
    • The property is 13 miles northeast of Seagrove.

4452 Ramseur Julian Road, Trinity, Randolph County

  • Sold for $290,000 on September 6, 2022 (listed at $299,500)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms, 1,442 square feet, 13.8 acres
  • Price/square foot: $201
  • Built in 1895
  • Listed June 24, 2022
  • Last sale: October 1978, price not recorded on deed
  • Listing: “Detached Carport and Multiple Buildings To House All Your Farm Animals. This Unique Property Features an Old hardware Store with Tons of Storage Room and a Huge Barn.”

7884 Eversfield Road, Stokesdale, Guilford County

  • Sold for $305,000 on August 26, 2022 (listed at $674,000)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,532 square feet, 26 acres
  • Price/square foot: $199
  • Built in 1907
  • Listed June 22, 2022
  • Last sale: September 1972, price not listed on deed
  • Listing: “Home and outbuildings are sold ‘as is’ and have little value.”
    • The property is being sold by the estate of Phyllis Jones Warren (1938-2021). She worked as a bookkeeper for Newman Machine Company for more than 30 years. Her husband, Paul Wesley Warren (1934-2006), worked for Newman Machine Company for 38 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Barn Dance in Julian. They owned the property for 49 years.

1734 Lick Fork Creek Road, Ruffin, Rockingham County

  • Sold for $680,000 on August 24, 2022 (originally $749,900)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,806 square feet, 19.75 acres
  • Price/square foot: $242
  • Built in 1890
  • Listed June 10, 2022
  • Last sale: $244,000, September 2002
  • Note: Formerly Pennini Vineyards, which grew vinifera grapes including Cabernet Franc, Syrah and Viogner.
    • The property includes a guest cottage and an in-ground swimming pool.

1408 Willie Pace Road, Burlington, Alamance County

  • Sold for $425,000 on August 9, 2022 (listed at $375,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,296 square feet, 17.25 acres
  • Price/square foot: $185
  • Built in 1919
  • Listed June 28, 2022
  • Last sale: $238,000, May 2022
  • Note: The property includes a pond and a detached two-car garage.

1686 Keaton Road, Stokes County

  • Sold for $166,500 on August 8, 2022 (listed at $161,000)
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,946 square feet, 17.46 acres
  • Price/square foot: $86
  • Built in 1927
  • Listed June 8, 2022
  • Last sale: $100,000, October 1989 (83 acres)
  • Note: The property has a Westfield mailing address but is far to the southeast and across the county line in Stokes County. It’s about as close to Pilot Mountain as Westfield.
    • The property is adjacent to the state-owned property that includes the historic Vade Mecum Springs Hotel (restoration is planned, but the timeline is unknown).
    • A creek runs through the property.

372 Gene Hege Road, Lexington, Davidson County

  • Sold for $266,400 on July 29, 2022 (listed at $249,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,377 square feet, 10.81 acres
  • Price/square foot: $193
  • Built in 1900
  • Listed June 2, 2022
  • Last sale: $42,000, October 1990

214 Willie Pace Road, Burlington, Alamance County

  • Sold for $495,000 on July 25, 2022 (listed at $500,000)
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,432 square feet, 18.2 acres
  • Price/square foot: $204
  • Built in 1910
  • Listed May 31, 2022
  • Last sale: $140,000, July 2020
  • Note: The property includes a 1 acre-plus pond, gazebo, detached garages and wired workshops.

2139 Quaker Church Road, Siloam, Surry County

  • Sold for $399,500 on July 1, 2022 (listed at $399,500)
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,857 square feet (per county), 14.27 acres
  • Price/square foot: $215
  • Built in 1924
  • Listed May 30, 2022
  • Last sale: $300,000, December 2020
  • Note: The property includes a 40-by-60 shop with drive-through doors, an office, HVAC, loft storage and concrete floors; a barn with an airplane hanger, wash bays/pits, office, apartment with a kitchenette, full bath and garage.
    • The house has replacement windows and vinyl siding.
    • The listing shows 1,674 square feet.