You Need to Buy This $40,000 North Carolina Home

In case you haven’t noticed yet, I’m just a wee bit obsessed with cheap, GORGEOUS old homes. So when a CIRCA reader (thanks Bridget!) sent me this beauty in New Bern, North Carolina, I had to share it! Lots of original details remain inside, PLUS it’s located in a national historic district. Who’s gonna snatch it up!?
 

 
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Per the listing:
 
Short Sale – offer subject to third party lender approval. ”AS IS”. Property needs MAJOR renovation & not eligible for gov financing. Only CASH offers will be accepted. In National Historic District; walk to downtown New Bern! Pocket doors, wood floors & 7 fireplaces (non-operative) are just some of the original features. Grand foyer has original staircase. Newer cabinets & stainless appliances in kitchen. Investor potential – previous rental history. Shed conveys. Concrete pad in rear – possible boat/RV parking or patio. Property may be eligible for rehab tax credits.
 
More information over at Keller Williams Realty.
 
 
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All photos courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residental.
 
 
 
 
 
Elizabeth1AUTHOR ELIZABETH FINKELSTEIN
Elizabeth is the founder of CIRCA and a practicing writer, architectural historian and preservation consultant living in Brooklyn, NY. Elizabeth has loved historic houses for as long as she can remember, having grown up in an 1850’s Greek Revival gem that was lovingly restored by her parents. Elizabeth, her husband Ethan and their beagle Banjo remain on a relentless hunt for their perfect “Thanksgiving house.”

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  • Lisa

    So pretty…. It’s a dream….would love to be in such a beautiful home…but as a single mom…I know it would never happen for me to have a house like this…just a wonderful dream for me.

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