Own a part of Southport history while enjoying modern conveniences and double porches with expansive views of the mouth of the Cape Fear River. According to The Architecture of Southport by Carl Lounsbury, this property probably dates from the very early 19th Century and is likely the oldest surviving home in Southport.
Known as the Walker-Pyke house, this gracious and historically significant home features two large living areas, a separate dining room, kitchen, a brick floored sunroom, three bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Heart of pine flooring and six fireplaces provide just some of the historic charm. The kitchen features a Thermador range and Sub-Zero refrigerator. The sunroom overlooks a fenced courtyard with koi pond and fountain, a brick grill and a storage building. There is a fireplace in the master bedroom and the ensuite master bath features include another fireplace, claw foot tub and walk-in shower.
Additional features include in-wall central vacuum, and irrigation for landscaping. Watch the ships, sailboats and shrimp boats and enjoy views of both the Bald Head and Oak Island lighthouses from your Southport home.
Property Features Include: 3 Fireplace(s), heat pump, outside entrance
Interior Features Include: 9+ foot ceilings, ceiling fans, gas logs, walk-in shower, walk-in closet
Views Include: Water, Sunset, Sunrise
Built in: 1820
Roof: shake roof.
Lot Dimensions: 33 x 101 x 35 x 101