W.J. Bingham House (Bingham School)

  • 6720 Mebane Oaks Road
    USA Mebane , NC 27302
    Orange County
  • $2,750,000
  • 5,908 square feet
  • Lot Size: 11.43 +/- acres / Zoning: Residential/Agricultural

Harry T. Branch , REALTOR®/Broker
North Carolina Estates
919-418-6482, HB1@mindspring.com

Located just 3.7+/- miles from vibrant Saxapahaw along the route of the Historic Hillsborough-Salisbury Stage Road, the W.J. Bingham House, also known as the Inn at Bingham School, is perfectly sited on 11+ acres!

The W.J. Bingham House is a two-story Greek Revival with center-hall plan that incorporates an early 19th century wing. This spacious home offers 5 bedrooms and 6 full baths, a modern kitchen with quality appliances, a kitchen island, breakfast area within the sunroom, an elegant living room, dining room, 1 bedroom on the main floor and 4 large bedrooms on the second floor. The original log structure c.1790 is utilized as a den/study. The stunning interior is distinguished by quality woodwork and fine decorative painting.

The grounds feature a specimen oak grove, a detached guest house (437 square feet), an original smoke house, a barn with a silo, and a well house. This property has operated with an active Special Use Permit as a Bed and Breakfast, Air B&B, and has hosted numerous weddings and events. The property is conveniently located just 10+/- miles west of Carrboro at the intersection of NC 54 and Mebane Oaks Road.

The Bingham School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 and also holds the unique and rare distinction as being designated as an Orange County Landmark.

The Bingham School is under protective covenants held by Preservation North Carolina. Please contact Dawn Williams at dwilliams@presnc.org or 919-832-3652 x221 to request a copy of these covenants.