East and South Greensboro

Updated July 23, 2021

The Asheboro Community, Cumberland, Glenwood, Nocho Park, Piedmont Heights and Rankin, among other neighborhoods, were initially built out in the early decades of the 20th century and still contain many older homes.

Recent Sales

2411 Hubbard Street

  • $220,000 (originally $235,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms, 1,516 square feet (per county records)
  • Price/square foot: $145
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed July 1, 2021
  • Last sale: $137,000, November 2019
  • Neighborhood: Cone Mill
  • Note: Built by Cone Mill, sold in 1974
    • The solar roof panels have been added since it as sold in 2019.
    • The listing shows 2,121 square feet, more than a third larger than county records show.
    • How it looked in 2019:

1008 Haywood Street
listing withdrawn March 4 to December 30, 2018
listing withdrawn November 5, 2019
relisted March 13, 2020 (at $189,000)

  • $219,999 (originally $499,000, last listed price was $309,998)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,604 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $137
  • Built in 1905
  • Listed November 25, 2017
  • Last sale: $65,000, November 1998
  • Neighborhood: Glenwood
  • Note: For sale by owner
    • Zillow listing says the house is 1,804 square feet; county tax records say 1,604.
    • Even reduced by almost 60 percent from the original price, it’s still priced far higher that what you would expect to pay for a house in Glenwood that needs work.

501 S. Benbow Road
The Arledge-Hamilton House

  • $159,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, 1,472 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $108
  • Built in 1937 (per county but probably earlier, see note)
  • Listed July 7, 2021
  • Last sale: January 1997, no price recorded on deed
  • Neighborhood: Nocho Park
  • Notes: Rental property
    • Listing: “cosmetic upgrades needed. Sold as is.”
    • The address appears in the city directory beginning in 1929, suggesting the house was built by then.
    • Wesley S. Arledge and his wife, Phyllis, bought the property in 1928 and lived there until 1937, when they lost the house to foreclosure. Wesley was a gardner.
    • Fred G. and Ethel Mae Corpening Hamilton bought the house in 1938 and owned it until 1977. Fred was a clerk for Theodore F. Armstrong, confectioner with locations on East Lee and East Market streets. He later worked as a janitor at the Cannon Court apartments on North Elm Street and at First Presbyterian Church.

716 Elwell Avenue
contract pending May 11 to June 4, 2021
contract pending June 13, 2021

  • $135,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,218 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $111
  • Built in 1929
  • Listed April 30, 2021
  • Last sale: $56,000, March 2021
  • Neighborhood: Bessemer Hills

909 Glenwood Avenue

  • $119,900
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,360 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $88
  • Built in 1928
  • Listed June 2, 2021
  • Last sale: $85,000, June 2003
  • Neighborhood: Glenwood
  • Note: For sale by owner
    • Rental property
    • The house was a rental property until 1938, when it was bought by the Rev. Paul Thomas Osborne (1911-1996) and his wife, Mary Myrick Osborne (1912-2002). They were married for 66 years. He was a minister of the Evangelical Friends Church for 42 years. They owned the house until 1954.
    • From 1954 to 1964, the house was owned by the First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

1704 Grove Street

  • $110,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,077 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $102
  • Built in 1921
  • Listed July 9, 2021
  • Last sale: $74,000, February 2018
  • Neighborhood: Glenwood
  • Note: The house may been owned originally by attorney Sidney J. Stern and his wife, Flora. They lived in Fisher Park and apparently rented out 1704 Grove.
    • The Sterns sold the house in 1924 to Elias Herbert Moore (1895-1954), a Post Office clerk, and his wife, Claudia Frank Shields Moore (1898-1990). Claudia continued to live in the house for 34 years after Elias died. She gave the house to their three daughters in 1988. They sold it the next year, 65 years after Elias and Claudia bought it.