Recent Sales: Southside

420 McAdoo Avenue
The Margaret Murray Thornton House
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Blog post — New Listing: 420 McAdoo Avenue, A 1905 Bungalow Long Owned by One of Southside’s Earliest Families

  • Sold for $310,000 on April 27, 2021 (listed at $295,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,071 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $150
  • Built in 1905
  • Listed March 27, 2021
  • Last sale: $156,600, November 2014 (foreclosure)
  • Neighborhood: Southside
  • Note: Older homes in Southside rarely come up for sale. There have been only two in the past three years.
    • The house sits at the corner of McAdoo and Murray streets. Originally part of the Murray family’s large estate, the property was bought in 1901 by Margaret Murray Thornton (1872-1926) from her mother, four siblings and other relatives. After her death, her husband, Charles Dilk Thornton (1872-1947) owned the house until 1943. He was born in Gloucestershire, England, and worked as a dispatcher for Southern Railway.
    • The Greensboro Redevelopment Commission bought the house in 1997 as part of Southside’s redevelopment.
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413 McAdoo Avenue
Blog post: 413 McAdoo Avenue: If You’re Interested in Southside, You Better Move Fast

  • Sold for $274,000 on June 11, 2020 (originally $310,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 1,872 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $146
  • Built in 1935
  • Listed January 16, 2020
  • Last sale: $206,000, June 2011
  • Note: The property includes a detached two-car garage.
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416 McAdoo Avenue

  • Sold for $290,000 on April 24, 2019 (listed at $290,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1,750 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $166
  • Built in 1936
  • Listed February 18, 2019
  • Last sale: $260,000, May 2009
  • Neighborhood: Southside
  • Note: The property includes a detached two-car garage with an apartment upstairs.
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312 Murray Street

  • Sold for $172,000 on April 10, 2017
  • 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,268 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $76
  • Built in 1918
  • Last sale: $195,000, January 2010