Imagine the history in this 18th century home! Back then it would have been accessed traveling through the waterways which is why the front door faces the waterfrton. The house was built in 1718. It is located on 1.12 acres in Smyrna, North Carolina. The home features hardwood floors, wainscoting, crown moulding and some wood ceilings. There is a detached workshop on the property that was once a decoy making studio. The property has a detached two car garage and a private dock. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,581 square feet. $700,000
Contact Walter Samuel O’Berry with Keller Williams Crystal Coast: 252-646-7163
From the Zillow listing:
Welcome to 170 Possum Trot, a truly remarkable waterfront home steeped in history. Built in the early 1700s when access was primarily through waterways, this exquisite residence captures the essence of a bygone era. As you approach the property, you”ll be greeted by a front door that faces the picturesque Jumping Run Creek, a testament to its maritime heritage.Spanning an impressive 2,581 square feet of heated living space, with an additional 126 square feet of living space, this historic gem offers a generous layout designed to accommodate your every need. The upstairs primary bedroom boasts breathtaking views of the tranquil waters, allowing you to wake up to the gentle embrace of the sunrise each morning.Hosting friends and family is effortless in the spacious living room and formal dining room, where cherished memories are sure to be made. For those with a creative spirit, an additional room off the side of the house presents an ideal space for a pottery studio or art studio, providing an inspiring sanctuary to nurture your artistic endeavors.Situated on a sprawling 1.12-acre homestead, 170 Possum Trot offers more than just a stunning home. The property features a detached 2-car garage, ensuring ample space for your vehicles and storage needs. In addition, there is a charming building that was once a decoy carving shop, a tangible reminder of the area”s rich cultural heritage.One of the property”s most enticing features is the dock, complete with running water and electricity. This allows you to effortlessly embark on boating adventures or simply enjoy the soothing sounds of the nearby water. Whether you”re a boating enthusiast or simply seeking a peaceful retreat by the water”s edge, this waterfront oasis offers everything you need to create an idyllic coastal lifestyle.Don”t miss the opportunity to own a piece of history at 170 Possum Trot, where timeless charm and modern comforts seamlessly blend to create an extraordinary living experience
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