West of Downtown

Updated November 16, 2019

Westerwood, Sunset Hills, Lindley Park, Starmount Forest and Hamilton Lakes form a string of 1920s and ’30s neighborhoods stretching west from downtown along Market Street and Friendly Avenue.

Westerwood and West Market Terrace | Lindley Park | Sunset Hills and College Park | Starmount Forest | Hamilton Lakes

Recent Sales

Single-Family Homes

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30 Kemp Road East

  • $2.2 million
  • 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 6,645 square feet, 0.61 acre
  • Price/square foot: $331
  • Built in 2017
  • Listed October 29, 2019
  • Last sale: $370,000, July 2015 (lot only)
  • Neighborhood: Hamilton Lakes
  • Note: Designed by Adam Sebastian of STITCH Design Group and built by Gary Jobe
    • On Starmount Country Club Golf Course

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104 Kemp Road West
The Harry Barton House
Blog post

  • $1.495 million (originally listed at $1.65 million)
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 4,027 square feet, 0.65 acre
  • Price/square foot: $371
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed April 23, 2019
  • Last sale: $105,000, June 1976
  • Neighborhood: Hamilton Lakes
  • Note: The house was designed by Harry Barton as his own residence.
    • The property is on Benjamin Lake.
    • A separate gym with a steam shower and hot tub overlooks the lake.
    • Italian tile roof
    • County property records show the house being bigger than the listing says it is — 4,027 square feet vs. 3,464.

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3905 Henderson Road, Greensboro
The Will and Diane Howard House
Blog post on Piedmont Historic Homes

  • $1,099,000 (originally listed at $1.195 million)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,864 square feet, 0.4 acre
  • Price/square foot: $384
  • Built in 1955
  • Listed July 25, 2019
  • Last sale: $225,000, September 2013
  • Neighborhood: Hamilton Lakes
  • Note: Designed by Thomas Hayes for his college roommate, construction executive Will Howard
    • Listing: The house “has been completely restored to its former glory w/open floor plan, sleek lines, walls of glass, original terrazzo floors, 6 outdoor terraces & 2-story Casita. Completely rebuilt by Gary Jobe, preserving almost everything in the original 1955 plan.”
    • The reconstruction addressed “long-term challenges related to materials, drainage, and sustainability. It retains its original H-shaped plan and honors the scope, scale and materials of the initial design.” (Preservation Greensboro)
    • Architects for the restoration were Martin Felsen and Sarah Dunn of UrbanLab of Chicago; Brent Skelton did the landscape design. (N.C. Modernist)
    • Before being bought and restored by the current owners, the house was included on the N.C. Modernist 2013 Endangered List.

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3103 W. Market Street

  • $595,000 (originally listed at $730,000)
  • 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and two half-baths, 4,090 square feet, 0.79 acre
  • Price/square foot: $145
  • Built in 1937
  • Listed December 14, 2018
  • Last sale: $125,000, January 1988
  • Neighborhood: Starmount Forest
  • Note: The listing previously said it was the third house built in Starmount.

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3702 Starmount Drive
no longer contract as of October 22, 2019

  • $550,000 (originally listed at $599,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3,296 square feet, 0.83 acre
  • Price/square foot: $167
  • Built in 1936
  • Listed March 28, 2019
  • Last sale: $537,020, December 2017
  • Note: As of October 2, 2019, the house was also listed for rent at $3,200 per month. That listing has been withdrawn.
    • Starmount Park is across the street.

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1604 N. College Park Drive
The Fowler House
Blog post

  • $549,000 (originally listed at $749,000)
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, 3,372 square feet, 0.61 acres
  • Price/square foot: $163
  • Built in 1926
  • Listed February 21, 2018
  • Last sale: $245,000, June 1993
  • Neighborhood: College Park
  • Note: The property includes access from Mayflower Drive. Sale price includes the quarter-acre lot behind the house at 1911 Mayflower (tax appraisal: $58,000).
    • The property includes a two-car garage with studio at the rear.

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1710 W. Market Street

  • $504,900 (originally listed at $549,000)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3,367 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $150
  • Built in 1935
  • Listed October 15, 2019
  • Last sale: $220,000, August 1998
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills
  • Note: The property includes a two-car garage with an upstairs room.

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107 Kensington Road

  • $489,000 (originally listed at $479,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,540 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $193
  • Built in 1929
  • Listed September 5, 2019
  • Last sale: $187,500, July 2005
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills
  • Note: This is the third time the current owners have tried to sell the house. The last was in June 2019, when it was listed at $425,000.

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2505 Camden Road
no longer under contract as of May 31, 2019

  • $425,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,365 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $184
  • Built in 1931
  • Listed April 30, 2019
  • Last sale: $355,000, June 2010
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills
  • Note: The property includes a detached two-car garage.

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2405 Sylvan Road

  • $429,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,780 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $241
  • Built in 1938
  • Listed August 29, 2019
  • Last sale: $90,000, April 1991
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills

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633 Scott Avenue

  • $369,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,878 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $196
  • Built in 1923
  • Listed December 3, 2018
  • Last sale: $115,000, November 2018
  • Note: The house is being sold by the company that is renovating it. Their only web presence appears to be a Facebook page.

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301 N. Tremont Drive
no longer under contract as of July 13, 2019

  • $368,000 (originally listed at $398,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 2,570 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $143
  • Built in 1929
  • Listed May 11, 2019
  • Last sale: $213,500, July 1995
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills

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2701 Camden Road

  • $349,000 (originally listed a $369,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,394 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $146
  • Built in 1937
  • Listed June 4, 2019
  • Last sale: $135,000, December 1992
  • Note: Located across the street from Lindley Elementary School

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605 N. Mendenhall Street

  • $274,900
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 1,832 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $150
  • Built in 1914
  • Listed October 21, 2019
  • Last sale: $119,150, December 1996
  • Neighborhood: Westerwood

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2610 Beechwood Street
The F. Clyde Craven House
contract pending as of October 16, 2019

  • $265,000
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms, 1,537 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $172
  • Built in 1925
  • Listed October 2, 2019
  • Last sale: $230,000, July 2012
  • Neighborhood: Lindley Park
  • Note: “Multiple front gables and dormers and an open archway add Tudor Revival-style accent to this otherwise modest brick dwelling, which was the late-1920s home of Dr. Craven.” Greensboro: An Architctural Record, p. 390

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1507 Northfield Street
contract pending as of November 5, 2019

  • $220,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms, 1,677 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $131
  • Listed October 17, 2019
  • Built in 1938
  • Last sale: $170,000, May 2013
  • Neighborhood: West Market Terrace

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3813 Walker Avenue
contract pending as of October 25, 2019

  • $219,900 (originally listed at $229,900)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,296 square feet (per county records)
  • Price/square foot: $170
  • Built in 1938
  • Listed August 29, 2019
  • Last sale: $199,900, May 2018
  • Neighborhood: Lindley Park

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905 Longview Street
contract pending as of November 8, 2019

  • $200,000 (originally listed at $250,000)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms, 4,280 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $47
  • Built in 1935
  • Listed May 30, 2019
  • Last sale: Before 1985, details not available in online records
  • Neighborhood: Lindley Park
  • Listing:  “Bring your CONTRACTOR … USE CAUTION WHEN SHOWING!  Water & termite damage.”
    • The house includes a 740 square-foot “organ chamber/ballroom.”
    • It also has a darkroom and 400 square-foot workshop with a dust-collection system.
    • “Unheated areas include 2nd & 3rd story storage/expansion accessed from 2nd story of main house, 2nd floor workshop accessed from addition, 400 sq ft detached storage building.”

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2121 Wright Avenue

  • High bid of $215,549.05 in auction held October 23, 2019 (19 SP 554)
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,625 square feet
  • Built in 1928
  • Last sale: $18,150, December 1961
  • Neighborhood: Sunset Hills
  • Note: A 2018 listing said, “Radiator heating in living area, no HVAC.”

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1908 Madison Avenue

  • Auction scheduled for Wednesday September 25, 2019, was postponed. No new date has been set. (18 SP 854)
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,476 square feet
  • Built in 1927
  • Listed August 2, 2019
  • Last sale: $84,500, January 1980