Brown-Watkins House – NEW PRICE!

  • 217 College Street
    USA Oxford , NC 27565
    Granville County
  • $160,000
  • 3,740 square feet
  • Lot Size: 0.66 acres / Zoning: Residential

Ann Hancock , Broker/REALTOR®
Century-21 Hancock Properties

Restoration of the Historic Brown-Watkins House at 217 College Street Oxford, NC:
A crowning jewel of Historic College Street on the National Historic Registry.

The object of this restoration is to restore this grand Colonial Revival Home back to its 1901 appearance when originally built, but with the functionality and amenities of today’s fine homes.

The home is being restored with guidelines set by Preservation North Carolina.

The house is being completely rewired and plumbed, with all new HVAC installed.

Heart pine flooring throughout is being replaced in some areas and all floors restored and refinished.

Reconfiguring spaces will allow for master baths with soaking tubs and showers and walk-in closets on first and second floor.

The existing round room at the rear of the house is being restored as a flagstone covered patio.

Space changes on the second floor will consist of master bedroom and bath and 2 additional bedrooms with private baths.

New kitchen to have custom cabinetry, granite countertops, top of the line Delta plumbing fixtures, and top of the line stainless appliances.

New bathrooms will have custom cabinetry, granite countertops and top of the line Delta plumbing fixtures.

A ½ bath on the first floor will have a vintage lavatory.

Completed layout will consist of living room, dining room kitchen with morning Room and Dining nook, 4 bedrooms 4 and ½ baths and covered flagstone patio, with a total of approximately 3700 square feet heated living space.

An added feature of the home is a double detached garage built in the 1970’s with an apartment over the garage including a kitchen and bath.
This space needs only clean up and paint.
The property also includes a “garden house.”
Plans are to landscape the 400 – foot deep lot as it was originally, based on plans found in photographs in the house.

Click here to learn more about the Brown-Watkins House.

The historic Brown-Watkins House is under protective covenants held by Preservation North Carolina. Please contact Dawn Williams at or 919-832-3652 x221 to request a copy of these covenants.