Historic Houses: Sales, Winter-Spring 2023

Sales, Summer-Fall 2022

  • Sold for $188,500 on January 25, 2023 (originally $210,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,599 square feet, 0.67 acre
  • Price/square foot: $118
  • Built in 1928
  • Listed November 11, 2022
  • Last sale: $47,500, January 2022
  • Sold for $210,000 on January 18, 2023 (listed at $235,000)
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,789 square feet, 5.61 acres
  • Price/square foot: $117
  • Built in 1906
  • Listed November 10, 2022
  • Last sale: $91,000, October 1995
  • Listing: “The wide plank real hardwood floors are from this properties’ saw mill”
    • “It has a brand new $30k steel beam foundation”
    • The house has a Clemmons mailing address but is just south of the Davidson-Forsyth county line, about four miles south of Clemmons.

331 Gwyn Avenue, Elkin, Surry County
The James and Cynthia Brendle House

  • Sold for $355,000 on January 13, 2023 (listed at $375,000)
  • 7 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,951 square feet, 0.34 acre
  • Price/square foot: $120
  • Built in 1910
  • Listed November 16, 2022
  • Last sale: $126,000, December 2012
  • Neighborhood: Gwyn Avenue-Bridge Street Historic District
  • District NRHP nomination: “The first known owners of the house were James Free and Cynthia Tulbert Brendle, the parents of nine children. The oldest, Annie Laurie, married William Nathan Minish, whose family lived at 321 Gwyn Avenue.
    • “Metal worker Paul Eidson lived here after the Brendles, and for many years the house has been owned by the Claude Eldridge family.
    • “The two-story frame dwelling, now vinyl-sided, has a hipped roof, two-over-two sash windows, a three-bay facade, and a wraparound porch with turned posts, sawnwork brackets, and a replacement or added balustrade. Most of the south side of the porch has been enclosed.”