October 18, 2015

The 40th Annual OctoberTour™ Just Came to Salisbury NC! Own a Piece of History!

The second weekend in October is one of the very best weekends to be in Salisbury NC!  Historic Salisbury Foundation hosts its annual OctoberTour™ of historic homes every...October!!!

OctoberTour invites thousands from a wide spread geographic area to Salisbury to view private historic homes.  And this year, it's the Foundation's 40th year hosting this extremely popular event.  We sure hop you came to Salisbury, North Carolina on October 10th & 11th to enjoy the 40th annual OctoberTour!

Realtor® Greg Rapp has long been recognized as the Salisbury/Rowan County expert in historic properties.  There isn't another local real estate agent who has the breadth and depth of knowledge of historic properties in the area.  Greg has not only sold more historic residential historic homes than any other area agent, but has spurred economic development in downtown Salisbury ~ presenting the concept of downtown residential spaces over retail in the downtrodden Bernhardt Hardware building...a restoration that now supports six luxury lofts above bistro restaurant, high-end custom bakery, and children's boutique.  The impact this restoration has had on the the downtown is immeasurable and the example is soon to be followed.  Similar downtown projects are waiting in the wings ~ thanks to the innovative and proactive vision of Greg Rapp with Wallace Realty.

Greg and Wallace Realty have several historic properties listed.  So if you took in OctoberTour 2015...you are surely hooked with the historic 'bug' (as if you weren't already)!!!  Let Greg Rapp and Wallace Realty turn you on to the cure for that bug!!

Wallace Realty's  historic listings include:

180 Zeb Street ~ This mill-village cottage, circa 1937, with it's rustic charm and rocking-chair front porch, is tucked away in a completely peaceful and private neighborhood.  Don't let 'rustic' fool you...this tiny home is nearly maintenance free with its new metal roof and vinyl siding! 

MLS#58138 / $39,500 (Listed agent: Greg Rapp)



317 Thomas Street West ~   This circa 1912 Folk Victorian boasts loads of period and original details, while sporting a wonderful renovation and addition with a 1st level Master Suite, study, and screen porch.   

MLS#58145 / $164,500 (Listing agent Margaret Lipe)



418 Monroe Street West ~ if a 'fixer-upper' is your dream....here it is!  Right on the edge of the prestigious Historic West Square in Salisbury NC, this American Bungalow is priced right for your finishing touches!  

MLS#57756 / $59,500 (Listing agent Greg Rapp)



1627 N. Main Street ~ this vintage American Bungalow, circa 1908-1921, and perched on its elevated lot overlooking the North Main Historic District, just exudes charm...from its deep wrap-around porch to its spacious living room...to its bright and airy kitchen.  There's lots to love about this classic bungalow home!  

MLS#58176 / $74,500 (Listing agent Greg Rapp)



131 Bank Street West ~ When it comes to historic grandeur, it's hard to beat this Queen Anne Victorian!  There are too many great features to list here, but know that this especially wonderful home was featured on Historic Salisbury Foundations OctoberTour™ just a few years ago! 

MLS#57943/ $307,000  (Listing agent Margaret Lipe)



225 Thomas Street West ~  A Classic Dutch Colonial home, built in 1922, just overflowing with character.  Over 2400 square feet of historic charm on one of the prettiest streets in Salisbury!

MLS#57638 / $175,000  (Listing agent Greg Scarborough)


206 Thomas Street West ~  Lovely 2-story brick circa 1918 Colonial Revival home is located in The Historic West Square District and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The welcoming front porch leads to the huge foyer where the handsome staircase takes you to the second floor. 

MLS#57723 / $299,800  (Listing agent Marie Leonard-Hampton)


324 Thomas Street West ~ This circa 1927Foursquare in Historic Salisbury offers timeless elegance along with modern updates and convenience, including a completely updated kitchen! Minutes to downtown, all major local thoroughfares, and I-85. 

MLS#58224 / $179,750  (Listing agent Marie Leonard-Hampton)


408 Fulton Street South ~   Pretty circa 1898 Queen Anne style home has been sensitively restored and updated for today's living.Turn-of-the-century architecture includes: wrap around porch, original Victorian trim, high ceilings, paneled doors, original moldings, bay windows, gables, built-ins, wainscoting, stained glass transom, and a lovely wide hart pine flooring. 6 fireplaces including 1 with gas logs! 

MLS#57933 / $258,900  (Listing agent Marie Leonard-Hampton)

1116 Fulton Street South ~  Look at this unique granite block 1.5 story home!  Built in the circa 1910 bungalow style, it features 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, spacious rooms, a deep front porch, and...wait for it...60 cabinets n the kitchen!! 

MLS#57109 / $150,000  (Listing agent Nancy Poe)



501 Mitchell Avenue ~ Circa 1930 Dutch Colonial in desirable Fulton Heights is a must see property!  Large room sizes with great natural light, period-style kitchen, and a wonderful private side porch off the living room with a second story balcony off the master suite!  

MLS#58131 / $200,000  (Listing agent Greg Rapp)

Connect with the agent who knows more about historic properties, the historic neighborhoods, and the ins-and-outs of preservation and restoration from the ground up....Greg Rapp / Wallace Realty. 

When you make that call/text to 704.213.6846... you'll know you've taken steps in the right direction towards your own piece of history!













Greg Rapp 
Wallace Realty Co. 
704 213 6846 Mobile 
704 636 2021 Office 
www.realestatesalisbury.net