College Hill

Updated July 26, 2020

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A note to Realtors and prospective home buyers about buying properties in historic districts

Single-Family Homes

207 S. Mendenhall Street
The William and Lucy Neal House
contract pending July 24, 2021

  • $369,000
  • 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,224 square feet, 0.35 acre
  • Price/square foot: $166
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed July 14, 2021
  • Last sale: $215,000, March 2016
  • Note: William Watt Neal (1881-1931) and Lucy Belle Vance Neal (1884-1969) were the original owners, moving from a house they owned at 928 Walker Avenue. Will was a clerk with the Railway Mail Service. After his death at age 49, Lucy lived in the house until 1965.
    • Greensboro College owned the house from 1965 to 1978. For about 20 years beginning in 1994, the house was owned by college benefactors Ruth and Jack Campbell, who provided it to the college as a residence for students engaging in community service.

610 S. Mendenhall Street
The Lewis-Stone House

  • $269,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,620 square feet (per county)
  • Price/square foot: $166
  • Built in 1918
  • Listed July 7, 2021
  • Last sale: $235,000, February 2021
  • Listing: “Being sold ‘as is’ … handyman special. Cash sale or private financing only. … Hardwood floors and many period details from the 1920’s make this home a diamond in the rough. Finish it off with your own personal touch.”
    • Lorena Belle Hollowell Lewis (1874-1951) bought the property for $1,000 in 1913. Her husband, Victor Charles Lewis (1875-1940), wasn’t on the deed, though he had been added by the time they sold the house in 1925. He operated a grocery store half a block away at 902 Spring Garden Street.
    • In 1950, Dearing Fauntleroy Stone (1884-1954) bought the property, and it remained in his family for 44 years. He was a trainman with Southern Railway. Ownership passed to his wife, Alma Jordan Stone (1891-1974), when he died. Their three children owned the house from 1974 until they died. A grandson, Dearing F. Stone III, was the last family member to own it, selling the house in 1994.

904 W. Market Street, Apartment A4

  • $145,000
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,152 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $126
  • Built in 1938
  • Listed June 25, 2021
  • Last sale: $87,000, August 2007
  • HOA: $270/month
  • Neighborhood: College Hill Historic District
  • Note: Rental unit
    • Originally for sale by owner, now it appears to be listed by an agent in Atlanta.
    • The condos at 904 and 906 W. Market Street are the only properties on the north side of Market Street that are included in the College Hill Historic District.

906 W. Market Street, Apartment B6

  • $110,000
  • 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 1,166 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $94
  • Built in 1938
  • Listed July 26, 2021
  • Last sale: $80,100, December 2013
  • Neighborhood: College Hill Historic District
  • Note: Rental unit, out-of-state owner
    • The condos at 904 and 906 W. Market Street are the only properties on the north side of Market Street that are included in the College Hill Historic District.

Multi-Unit Homes

704 Spring Garden Street
listing withdrawn December 14, 2020 (previously for sale in a package with two other properties)
relisted December 15, 2020

  • $325,000
  • Triplex: 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,745 square feet (single-family home divided into three apartments)
  • Price/square foot: $118
  • Built in 1900
  • Listed June 5, 2020
  • Last sale: $150,000, July 2001
  • Note: Originally a single-family home, the house was divided into three apartments decades ago.