North of Wendover Avenue

Updated October 26, 2020

Irving Park, Latham Park and Kirkwood form a cluster of classic neighborhoods north of Wendover Avenue between Battleground Avenue and Elm Street.

Irving Park  |  Kirkwood and Browntown  |  Latham Park

Recent Sales

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2021 St. Andrews Road

  • $1.895 million
  • 4 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, 4,596 square feet (per county records), 1.52 acres
  • Price/square foot: $412
  • Built in 1954
  • Listed August 7, 2020
  • Last sale: Total of $1.77 million for two lots, which have since been combined into one: $1.24 million, August 2008, for 2021 St. Andrews, which includes the house (0.87 acre), and $534,000, May 2013 (0.53 acre), for 2023 St. Andrews, which has no structures on it.
  • Neighborhood: Irving Park
  • Note: The property includes a heated salt-water pool.
    • The house was owned from 1978-84 by the late W. Eugene Johnston III (1936-2018), businessman and member of Congress for the 6th district, 1981-83.
    • Johnston sold the house to Steven D. Bell, founder and chairman of Bell Partners of Greensboro, which buys and sells apartment complexes, mostly in the Southeast and western states, and serves as an “investment manager for institutional and high net worth clients.” He sold the house in 1997.
    • Online listings show the size of the house at as little as 4,164 square feet and as much as 4,853.
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2309 Lafayette Avenue

  • $1.049 million
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3,002 square feet, 0.66 acre
  • Price/square foot: $349
  • Built in 1924
  • Listed July 13, 2020
  • Last sale: $550,000, March 2003
  • Neighborhood: Irving Park
  • Listing: The property includes a detached 1,600 square-foot “guest house/garage/rec room/office” with two bathrooms.
    • Also “Moss walkways, Blue Stone patios & Koi Pond.”
    • From 1924 to 1930, the property was sold five times. In 1930, it was bought by its first long-term owner, surgeon Richard B. Davis. He owned the house until 1945.
    • Hampton Shuping, an executive with J.P. Stevens and his wife, Margaret, owned the house from 1958 to 1982. Stevens may be best remembered today as the bitterly anti-union textile company that served as the villain in the film Norma Rae. Stevens’s resistance to unionization was characterized by The New York Times in 1981 as “one of the ugliest episodes in recent labor history.”
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1808 Worsham Place, Greensboro

  • $1.025 million (originally $1.175 million)
  • 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 7,225 square feet, 2.07 acres
  • Price/square foot: $142
  • Built in 1972
  • Listed April 23, 2020
  • Last sale: $13,650, May 1964
  • Neighborhood: New Irving Park
  • Note: The property includes a pool, guest house and gazebo.

605 Chancery Place

  • $445,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,697 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $165
  • Built in 1923
  • Listed October 9, 2020
  • Last sale: $325,000, July 2016
  • Neighborhood: Latham Park
  • Note: Replacement windows

3405 Wynnewood Drive
contract pending September 14, 2020

  • $399,900
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 2,940 square feet, 0.51 acre
  • Price/square foot: $136
  • Built in 1982
  • Listed September 10, 2020
  • Last sale: $290,000, December 1987
  • Neighborhood: New Irving Park

211 Elmwood Drive
The Elliott R. Carver House
contract pending October 7, 2020

  • $369,900
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,373 square feet, 0.36 acre
  • Price/square foot: $156
  • Built in 1926
  • Listed October 6, 2020
  • Last sale: $24,750, July 1946
  • Neighborhood: Irving Park
  • Note: The house was last sold to Ford D. Little in 1946. He was president of W.P. Ballard and Company of Greensboro, which sold laundry supplies and equipment. The house has been in the family ever since.
    • The original owner, Elliott R. Carver, was an executive of Central Insurance Company and Piedmont Finance Company. He lost the house to foreclosure in 1933.