304 Sir Walter Raleigh Street, Manteo, NC 27954

$877,000
4
BD
2
BA
3,280
SqFt
Sold Price
$877,000
List Price
$925,000
Closing Date
Dec 15, 2023
MLS#
119723
Status
SOLD
Type
Single Family Residential
Property Type
Single Family - Detached
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Full-baths
1
Half-baths
1
Living Area
3,280

Property Description

Situated on expansive grounds in the heart of Downtown Manteo, one of the most unique and historically rooted homes on the Outer Banks is awaiting its next chapter. Constructed in 1920 by distinguished local builders John Wilson, Sr. and George Twyne, the Davis Home has an abundance of character and craftsmanship in the details throughout. Step inside from the huge covered front porch into the entry hall which boasts ample natural light, high ceilings and a beautiful wood staircase. The hall gives way to the front parlor which includes a baby grand piano that has been the centerpiece of the room since shortly after the home was built. The dining room features a wood-burning fireplace. A large pantry and utility room connect the dining room and kitchen. Continuing into the kitchen you’ll find all cabinetry, sink, fixtures and flooring are original. A half bathroom is located just off the kitchen and foyer area. Also on the main level, the formal living room showcases another wood-burning fireplace. Upstairs, on the second floor a large open hall leads to each of the four massive bedrooms, half bath and the full bathroom. This home has an abundance of closet space, original hardwood floors and high ceilings, views of Shallowbag Bay and the Roanoke Sound from the southeast facing bedrooms, plus a third story walk up floored attic. In the back yard, adjoining Agona Street, is the home of the original Davis Boatworks where the first Davis family boats were built in the garage and barn. The well maintained 30,000 square foot lot spans from Sir Walter Raleigh Street all the way through the block to Agona Street and is adorned by several pecan and magnolia trees. This property offers a multitude of opportunities including restoration of the home to its former beauty or rebuilding a replica using the original house plans to provide an exceptional primary residence or investment property. Preliminary plans are available showing potential to subdivide into two, three or four parcels. What a wonderful place to build your future! Schedule your showing today!

Additional Information

Air Conditioning
None
Appliances
None
Construction
Frame, Masonry, Wood
Siding
Lap Siding, Wood
Extras
Covered Decks
Floor Coverings
Tile, Hardwood
Foundation
Masonry, Short Pilings
Garage
3 + Car, Detached
Heating
Baseboard, Gas
Interior Features
9' Ceilings, Attic, Pantry, Walk in Closet, Wood Fireplace
Lot Description
Level
Optional Rooms
Library/Study, Workshop
Parking
Off Street, Unpaved
Possession
At Closing
Roads
Paved, Public
Roof
Asphalt/Fiber Shingle
Sewer
Municipal Sewer
Style
Historic
View
Sound
Well
Municipal
Units
1
Zip
27954
Year Built
1920
Directions
From US-264 in Manteo, turn East onto Sir Walter Raleigh Street; continue approximately .2 miles toward the waterfront; house will be on your right.
County
Dare

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Listing courtesy of Sandfiddler Realty. Selling Office: Howard Hanna Outer Banks Realty.

Listed by Kimberly Simpson

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