Guilford County

Updated February 26, 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

  • $292,560 (originally listed at $495,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2,040 square feet, 18.39 acres
  • Price/square foot: $143
  • 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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204 Clapp Farms Road, Eastern Guilford County

  • $375,000 (originally listed at $425,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,880 square feet, 13.97 acres
  • Price/square foot: $199
  • Built in 1920
  • Listed June 26, 2017
  • Last sale: 1998, price not available in online records
  • Neighborhood: 1 block from intersection of U.S. 70 East and Mount Hope Church Road, adjacent to Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church
  • Note: “32 x 21 attached garage, with 4 roll up doors. 25 x 25 wired shop/building with shed. 42 x 20 barn with shed. 24 x 12 storage building. Open land for horses, cows or livestock. Fenced with paved drive. Near Greensboro but not in the city limits.” (Zillow)

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1617 Brookhaven Mill Road, Eastern Guilford County
Piemonte Farm
contract pending, March 8, 2019

  • $375,000 (originally listed at $395,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,509 square feet, 23.06 acres
  • Price/square foot: $149
  • Built in 1882
  • Listed August 13, 2018
  • Last sale: $324,000, November 2001
  • Listing: Working farm with four fenced pastures, mature garden, barn, multiple outbuildings and a barn with a hayloft, six stalls and tack room. Creek on property.

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354 Birch Creek Road, McLeansville

  • $234,900 (originally listed at $250,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3,378 square feet, 2.15 acres
  • Price/square foot: $70
  • Built in 1938
  • Listed November 27, 2018
  • Last sale: $220,000, July 2016

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716 Knox Road, McLeansville
listing withdrawn November 1, 2019
relisted November 9, 2019

  • $89,900 (originally listed at $119,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2,043 square feet, 1.92 acres
  • Price/square foot: $44
  • Built in 1901
  • Listed April 18, 2019
  • Last sale: $185,000, July 2010

Gibsonville

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7075 Kivette House Road, Gibsonville
The Kivette House

  • $825,000
  • 7 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 6,336 square feet, 12.82 acres
  • Price/square foot: $130
  • Built in 1934
  • Listed September 9, 2019
  • 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.

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516 Cummings Street

  • $148,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,890 square feet, 0.59 acre
  • Price/square foot: $78
  • Built in 1909
  • Listed January 31, 2020
  • Last sale: $45,500, March 2004
  • Note: Rental property
    • Vinyl siding

Jamestown

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415 E. Main Street
The Thomas C. Ragsdale House

  • $2.5 million
  • 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 7,685 square feet, 21 acres
  • Price/square foot: $325
  • Built in 1951
  • Listed September 4, 2019
  • Last sale: $880,000, June 2004
  • Note: 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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406 Oakdale Road
contract pending as of February 26, 2020

  • $232,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1,750 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $133
  • Built in 1922
  • Listed February 10, 2020
  • Last sale: $60,000, July 2019
  • Note: What it looked like when it was sold in 2019:

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Northern Guilford County

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2412 Oak Ridge Road, Oak Ridge
The Zack L. Whitaker House

  • $294,300 (originally listed at $325,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,358 square feet, 1.08 acre
  • Price/square foot: $125
  • Built in 1898
  • Listed April 29, 2019
  • Last sale: $223,000, July 2005
  • Neighborhood: Oak Ridge Historic District
  • Original listing: A “National Folk I-House style reminiscent of 17th century “hall & parlor” homes.”
    • “Col. Zack” was a teacher and administrator at Oak Ridge Military Academy for more than 50 years.
    • Most remarkable feature: The property includes a pub in a separate building:

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4927 Old Way Road, Browns Summit
contract pending as of January 27, 2020

  • $279,900 (originally listed at $289,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,570 square feet, 2.8 acres
  • Price/square foot: $109
  • Built in 1933
  • Listed October 25, 2019
  • Last sale: $74,500, October 1986
  • Note: “Hardwood floors in almost every room, some have been recently refinished, others under carpet.”
    • The property includes a pond; a two-car detached garage with electricity, heat and air conditioning; and a storage building.

Pleasant Garden

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6104 Laurel Knoll Drive, Pleasant Garden
contract pending, October 15-October 30, 2019
under contract again, February 6, 2020
Blog post — 6104 Laurel Knoll Drive: Originally a 1907 Boys Dormitory in Pleasant Garden, $207,000

  • $215,000 (originally listed at $220,000)
  • 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3,084 square feet, 0.80 acres
  • Price/square foot: $66
  • Built in 1907
  • Listed September 30, 2019
  • Last sale: $150,000, December 2003
  • The home may originally have been a boys’ dormitory for Pleasant Garden High School, which had been a boarding school dating back to 1869 (Pleasant Garden Male and Female Academy, aka Pleasant Garden Boarding School). As of 1907, it was one of only two state-certified high schools in Guilford County, and it continued to attract boarding students. “The boys’ dormitory is today a private residence on Laurel Knoll Dr.,” the town’s website says. County property records describe the property as “1 LOT BOYS DORMITOR”. (The school closed in 1962 when Southeast Guilford High School opened; Pleasant Garden Elementary School now stands where the high school was, about a block away from 6104 Laurel Knoll Drive.)
    • The property has been in the current owner’s family since 1953.
    • Listing: “The second level can be closed off & used as separate living quarters w/ 3Br, 2Ba, LR, Kitchen & Den- Has its own entrance or can be accessed from main level.”
    • “SEPTIC RECORDS are not available from county and can not verify approval for 6 BR’s.”
    • “There is additional lot that can be purchased to go with home.”

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2017 Neelley Way
contract pending as of February 14, 2020

  • $184,900 (originally listed at $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

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6505 Company Mill Road, Climax

  • $259,900 (originally listed at $295,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,338 square feet, 1.5 acres
  • Price/square foot: $111
  • Built in 1900
  • Listed July 9, 2019
  • Last sale: $58,000, July 1976

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7721 Combs Road, Kernersville
contract pending, February 11-March 8, 2019
contract pending, May 31-August 24, 2019
under contract again as of November 3, 2019

  • $185,900 (originally listed at $199,900)
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,533 square feet, 2.44 acres
  • Price/square foot: $121
  • Built in 1933
  • Listed January 14, 2019
  • Last sale: Not available in online records
  • Note: The property has a Kernersville address but is located in Guilford County between Oak Ridge and Stokesdale.
    • The property includes two barns.
    • The property was under contract for about three months. When the deal fell through, the price was raised from $189,900 to $195,900.