Step inside to a rich sense of history in the Grice-Fearing House. Built in 1798, it is the oldest house in Elizabeth City. In 2009, the Grice-Fearing House B&B won a Gertrude S. Carraway Award of Merit from Preservation North Carolina for outstanding achievement in the field of historic preservation in the State of NC.
The Grice-Fearing House Bed and Breakfast has been a successful B&B for 12 years, always rated either #1 or #2 on Tripadvisor. The house can be sold semi-turnkey if sold as a B&B. It can also be sold as a private residence, a traditional licensed and insured B&B or an Airbnb/VRBO.
This historical house integrates heritage architecture with contemporary living. Its features inject a sense of history into the home. It has been lovingly restored to retain its authentic charm. Meticulously updated, it reflects the grace of a bygone era. Located near the commercial heart of the city, enjoy the proximity to the waterfront, restaurants, & shopping. Then return home to embrace the pace of yesterday’s Southern living.: Home is located in EC Historic District. House features 5 zones HVAC, two 50 gallon water heaters, updated plumbing and electric.. Currently used as a two bedroom suite B&B, & could be continued, or be a single family residence. Large master suite on first floor with spacious spa like ensuite.
Oldest house in Elizabeth City, built ca. 1798, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Additions made in 1840, 1885, 20th and 21 st centuries.