- 3,562 square feet
- Lot Size: 5.62 acres / Zoning: Residential
, Keller Williams Realty Points East
The Coates House, built in 1860 by renowned builder Thomas H. Coates is located in Tarboro’s Historic District and listed on the
National Register of Historic Places (as The Coats House). It is a two-story, three bays wide, Greek Revival/Italianate brick dwelling. It features a hipped roof with wide, overhanging eaves, a cupola/belvedere and four interior end chimneys. 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths upstairs; one room down could be used as a bedroom. The home is eligible for historic tax credits
Wide center hall down, wide cross hall upstairs. Beautiful wide heart pine floors, detailed door and window moldings, 8 fireplaces, large foyer, upstairs laundry, formal dining room furnished with table to seat a large crowd. Antique light fixtures, pocket doors, original glass and hardware will certainly lure you in. Also on this 5.6-acre property are the contributing original brick kitchen and framed smokehouse.
Thomas Coates also built the Calvary Episcopal Church and the Barracks in Tarboro and First Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina. The yard has an established landscaping plan and is private with a fence in front. It’s relaxing to enjoy the tranquility of nature right in town and even listen to the train from your porch. The full front and back porches welcome anyone coming to visit the Coates House.
Central HVAC down; upstairs, 1781 sq. ft is unheated with window AC., has central heat/AC. Upstairs is piped for HVAC split system. The full sq. footage for the house is 3562. An original outbuilding has great space downstairs with a loft and bath upstairs. The history of the property is well-documented and will be provided with the sale. Income producing potential as a B&B or AirBnB.