Guilford County

Updated October 22, 2020

Classic homes dating back to the 19th Century are found throughout Guilford County and the towns of Gibsonville, Jamestown, Julian, McLeansville, Oak Ridge, Pleasant Garden, Stokesdale, Summerfield, Whitsett and others.

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National Register Properties
Eastern Guilford County
Forest Oaks, McLeansville, Sedalia, Whitsett
Gibsonville
Jamestown
Northern Guilford County
Browns Summit, Oak Ridge, Stokesdale, Summerfield
Pleasant Garden
Elsewhere in Guilford County
Climax, Julian, Kernersville and more

Recent Sales

National Register Properties

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6069 Burlington Road, Sedalia
The Dr. Joseph McLean House, 1852
National Register of Historic Places
Blog post — A circa 1850 National Register House in Guilford County Has Become Very Affordable (October 4, 2017)
contract pending September 19, 2020

  •  $174,500 (originally $495,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2,040 square feet, 18.39 acres
  • Price/square foot: $86
  • Built in 1852 (per county property records)
  • Listed February 24, 2017
  • Last sale: The property has been in the McLean and Wharton families since the 1830s.

Eastern Guilford County

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3650 Southeast School Road

  • $814,500 (originally $835,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms,  3,234 square feet (per county records), 8.48 acres
  • Price/square foot: $252
  • Built in 1869
  • Listed March 3, 2020
  • Last sale: $180,000, February 2003
  • Note: The house includes the original log cabin and a modern addition.
    • The property includes a guest house, 1-acre pond, grass tennis court with irrigation and a barn with a two-car garage/workshop and office.
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3909 Southeast School Road, Forest Oaks
contract pending June 4 to August 3, 2020
under contract August 10-25, 2020
contract pending September 4, 2020
no longer under contract September 7, 2020

  • $339,900 (originally $359,900)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,200 square feet, 23.76 acres
  • Price/square foot: $154
  • Built in 1920
  • Listed June 1, 2020
  • Last sale: $270,000 on March 2018
  • Notes: The property includes 3-acre pond.
    • Vinyl and aluminum siding
    • The house was sold two years ago as a fixer-upper, and it still is one. There’s no indication what makes it worth $90,000 (33%) more now.

Gibsonville

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303 Burke Street, Gibsonville, Guilford County
The Burke Manor Inn & Pavilion

  • $2.2 million
  • 6 bedrooms, 7 1/2 bathrooms, 5,166 square feet, 2.64 acres
  • Price/square foot: $426
  • Built in 1906
  • Listing date not known
  • Last sale: $1.1 million, January 2011
  • From the inn’s website: “Caesar Cone, a textile magnate and co-founder of Cone Mills Corporation, built the house on 303 Burke Street in 1906. In 1911, Caesar Cone sold the home to J.W. Burke, where 4 generations of the Burke family resided in the estate. The Brady Family bought Burke Manor in 1999 and restored the home to its original grandeur, as designed by the Cone family. The Brady’s converted the grounds into an inn with the idea of transforming the house into a bed & breakfast. The owners today, Lori and Lil Lacassagne, purchased Burke Manor in 2011. ”
    • The property includes an in-ground pool.
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7075 Kivette House Road, Gibsonville
The Kivette House
Blog post — The Kivette Houses, Both Now For Sale: The Gibsonville Homes of Two Sisters Who Loved Parties and Elon (July 11, 2020)
listing withdrawn November 8, 2018
relisted September 9, 2019

  • $825,000 (originally $829,900)
  • 7 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 6,336 square feet, 12.82 acres
  • Price/square foot: $130
  • Built in 1934
  • Listed March 11, 2018
  • Last sale: $365,000, December 2004
  • Note: The property includes a two-story carriage house.
    • The property was marketed previously as a residence or as a b&b/event venue (although there already is one in Gibsonville).
    • For more about the Kivette family, click here.
    • The house was listed recently for about a year, originally at $875,000.

612 Springwood Avenue, Gibsonville

  • $249,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,903 square feet, 1.02 acres
  • Price/square foot: $131
  • Built in 1900
  • Listed October 15, 2020
  • Last sale: Not found in online records
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515 Whitsett Avenue
contract pending September 10-22, 2020
contract pending September 28, 2020
no longer under contract October 13, 2020

  • $139,900 (originally $144,500)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,169 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $120
  • Built in 1902
  • Listed August 4, 2020
  • Last sale: $15,000, August 2018
  • Note: The current owners’ renovation added a bathroom. The windows and floors appear to have been replaced.
    • How it looked the last time it was sold:
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Jamestown

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415 E. Main Street
The Thomas C. Ragsdale House
listing withdrawn May 14, 2020
relisted August 10, 2020

  • $3.5 million (originally $2.5 million)
  • 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 7,685 square feet, 42 acres
  • Price/square foot: $455
  • Built in 1951
  • Listed September 4, 2019
  • Last sale: $880,000, June 2004
  • Note: The price was raised by $1 million when the size of the property was doubled to 42 acres.
    • Ragsdale was a mayor of Jamestown (1951-53) and one of seven children of Lucy Coffin Ragsdale, a well-known advocate for public education and namesake of Ragsdale High School in Jamestown.
    • The property includes a swimming pool, pond, guest house, four-car garage, and a five-stall horse barn and horse pasture.
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509 Mendenhall Road, Jamestown
contract pending August 4-20, 2020
contract pending September 6, 2020
no longer under contract September 16, 2020

  • $539,000 (originally $549,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4,842 square feet, 0.83 acre
  • Price/square foot: $111
  • Built in 1959
  • Listed May 14, 2020
  • Last sale: $206,500, July 2004
  • Note: Located on High Point Lake

Northern Guilford County

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8101 Kelly Ford Road, Oak Ridge
contract pending September 11, 2020

  • $1.125 million
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,554 square feet, 31.69 acres
  • Price/square foot: $440
  • Built in 1900
  • Listed April 17, 2020
  • Last sale: $307,000, August 2000
  • Note: The property consists of three lots.

7011 Will Lee Road, Summerfield
contract pending October 12, 2020

  • $149,900
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,056 square feet, 1.04 acres
  • Price/square foot: $142
  • Built in 1900
  • Listed October 10, 2020
  • Last sale: $79,000, August 2014
  • Listing: “Home boasts some charming original features/details …” and sliding glass doors.
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8425 W. Harrell Road, Oak Ridge
under contract July 12-23, 2018
listing withdrawn October 28, 2018; relisted September 19, 2019
listing withdrawn July 1, 2020; relisted September 17, 2020

  • $149,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,496 square feet, 2.33 acres
  • Price/square foot: $100
  • Built in 1931
  • Listed September 6, 2017
  • Last sale: $4,200, June 1949 (26 acres, of which this property was a part)
  • Note: Not owner occupied
    • Listing: “… maybe a rehab project or full tear down, will need new well and septic.”
    • Listing includes no pictures of the house (interior or exterior), only an aerial shot of the lot.

4606 E. State Highway 150, Browns Summit
The Prince E. Taylor Sr. House

  • The auction has been canceled (it was scheduled for January 7, 2021); no further information is available
  • 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2,224 square feet, 1.15 acres
  • Built in 1913
  • Listed October 17, 2020
  • Last sale: $115,000, September 2005
  • Note: Prince E. Taylor Sr. (1865-1953) bought the property in 1904 from Cesar and Jeannette Cone. He paid $164.
    • Taylor owned the property until his death. His obituary in the Greensboro Daily News: “Veteran Blacksmith Claimed By Death: Prince E. Taylor, 87 year-old Brown Summit Negro blacksmith, died Friday at his home following a short illness. The elderly blacksmith had worked at his trade for more than 50 years. He continued to work until the last day of 1952 and became ill on New Year’s Eve. He is survived by four daughters, two sisters and three grandchildren. Funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Locust Grove Baptist Church…Burial will be in the church cemetery.”
    • It’s unclear who inherited the house, but daughter Annie Taylor Buffaloe (1899-1992) inherited it in 1983. She sold it in 1987.

Pleasant Garden

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2017 Neelley Way
Pine Needles Lodge
contract pending February 14 to June 11, 2020
contract pending July 6 to August 24, 2020
contract pending September 30, 2020

  • $184,900 (originally $269,900)
  • 10 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 7,617 square feet, 3.91 acres
  • Price/square foot: $24
  • Built in 1912
  • Listed February 7, 2019
  • Last sale: $292,000, October 2018
  • Note: The house is in very poor condition and is being sold as-is.
    • “Septic records could not be located.”
    • County tax records show the house being 7,617 square feet; the listing shows 5,882.
    • Offers must be submitted through RESNET.

Elsewhere in Guilford County

No listings at the moment