Guilford County

Updated June 4, 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

  •  $174,500 (originally $495,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2,040 square feet, 18.39 acres
  • Price/square foot: $85
  • 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

  • $825,000 (originally $835,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms,  3,234 square feet (per county records), 8.48 acres
  • Price/square foot: $255
  • 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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6802 Preakness Parkway, Whitsett
contract pending April 29, 2020

  • $370,000
  • 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 3,752 square feet, 3.36 acres
  • Price/square foot: $99
  • Built in 1903
  • Listed April 17, 2020
  • Last sale: $405,000, March 2008
  • Note: Not owner-occupied
    • The property still has a buffer between it and the Brightwood Farms subdevelopment on U.S. 70, for now, at least:

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3909 Southeast School Road, Forest Oaks
contract pending June 4, 2020

  • $359,900
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,200 square feet, 23.76 acres
  • Price/square foot: $164
  • Built in 1920
  • Listed June 1, 2020
  • Last sale: $270,000 on March 2018
  • Notes: Property includes 3-acre pond.
    • Vinyl and aluminum siding
    • The house was sold two years ago as a fixer-upper. There’s no indication what makes it worth $90,000 (33%) more now.

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354 Birch Creek Road, McLeansville
contract pending April 14-16, 2020
listing expired May 31, 2020

  • $234,900 (originally $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
contract pending, April 16, 2020

  • $75,900 (originally $119,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2,043 square feet, 1.92 acres
  • Price/square foot: $37
  • Built in 1901
  • Listed April 18, 2019
  • Last sale: $185,000, July 2010

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
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.

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516 Cummings Street
listing withdrawn March 15, 2020; relisted May 1, 2020
contract pending May 3-20, 2020
contract pending June 1, 2020

  • $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

  • $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

  • $549,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4,842 square feet, 0.83 acre
  • Price/square foot: $113
  • Built in 1959
  • Listed May 14, 2020
  • Last sale: $206,500, July 2004
  • Note: Located on High Point Lake

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514 Forestdale Drive, Jamestown

  • $309,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,887 square feet, 1 acre
  • Price/square foot: $107
  • Built in 1954
  • Listed May 14, 2020
  • Last sale: $210,000, May 2006

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406 Oakdale Road
contract pending February 26 to April 10, 2020
contract pending April 18-27, 2020
contract pending May 29, 2020

  • $210,000 (originally $232,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1,750 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $120
  • 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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8101 Kelly Ford Road, Oak Ridge

  • $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.

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2500 Oak Ridge Road, Oak Ridge

  • $565,000 (originally $595,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3,459 square feet, 6.47 acres
  • Price/square foot: $163
  • Built in 1930
  • Listed April 24, 2020
  • Last sale: $475,000, July 2016
  • Note: The property includes a recently built detached three-car garage.

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2412 Oak Ridge Road, Oak Ridge
The Zack L. Whitaker House
listing expired March 27, 2020; relisted May 27, 2020
contract pending May 29, 2020

  • $290,000 (originally $325,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,358 square feet, 1.08 acre
  • Price/square foot: $123
  • 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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7682 N.C. Highway 61, Browns Summit
contract pending May 14, 2020

  • $290,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2,341 square feet, 15.11 acres
  • Price/square foot: $124
  • Built in 1936
  • Listed May 8, 2020
  • Last sale: $50,000, April 1980
  • Listing: “… well maintained granite farmhouse needs your cosmetic touches …”

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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

  • $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: 1949, no price available in online records
  • 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.

Pleasant Garden

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5626 Davis Mill Road, Pleasant Garden
contract pending May 6, 2020

  • $265,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,515 square feet, 1.47 acres
  • Price/square foot: $105
  • Built in 1900
  • Listed March 8, 2020
  • Last sale: $300,000, September 2019 (included an additional 17.8 acres)
  • Note: Vinyl siding

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2017 Neelley Way
contract pending as of February 14, 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

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6505 Company Mill Road, Climax
contract pending March 22, 2020

  • $259,900 (originally $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