August 05, 2019

Treasure Hunting in Salisbury, North Carolina ~ Antique Shops & Antique Homes

You're buying that fabulous vintage home you've always wanted - built with character and quality that is not to be found in today's newer homes.  Generous windows, gleaming wood floors, original mantel pieces and perfect wood moldings . . . and now . . . to furnish it!

Salisbury, North Carolina is home to (10) residential historic districts, filled with vintage homes from the mid-1800s to the 1940s ~ and every residential architectural style you can name: Victorian Queen Annes, Arts & Crafts bungalows, Georgian mansions, even the grand Châteauesque stone and brick circa 1902 Hambley-Wallace House.  The area is also home to a plethora of antique and vintage shops ~ plenty to choose from ~ so that furnishing and decorating your new historic home will be not only a snap, but a joy as you tour the area for the best finds!

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Let's take that tour!

• Off Main Gallery | (704) 639-1890
East Council Street, Salisbury NC 28144

This tiny treasure trove is nestled into a sweet little shop just off North Main Street . . . one block from the Main Street/Innes Street 'Square'.  Filled to the brim with art and collectibles, the stock ever-changes as curator and local artist Clyde scours the area for the best and most interesting pieces. And when you're talking with Clyde, trust us, you'll be getting some of the best local color you'll find!

• Salisbury Emporium | (704) 642-0039 |
230 E Kerr St, Salisbury, NC 28144

The Salisbury Emporium, opened in 1993, is a collection of more than eighty-five shops and galleries located in the historic Overman-Frick Building adjacent to the iconic Salisbury Train Station. Since before World War I the Frick Company supplied sawmills, steam engines, threshers, tractors, and heavy farm equipment to Rowan County and surrounding rural areas from this building. The 15,000 square foot, 100 year old brick warehouse has been renovated and developed as retail space. Now ~  The Salisbury Emporium supplies antiques, home accessories, furniture, fine art, gifts, railroad items, military relics, books, pottery and much more from this vintage circa 1905 building, directly across the street from the popular Lee Street Theatre.

• Priscilla Clark Designs | (704) 870-8981 |
119 West Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144

Priscilla Clark is a Certified Interior Designer hailing originally from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She studied Interior Design at Dawson College in Montreal Quebec, and is a graduate of the Residential Interiors program at the University of Alberta. A former visual artist and fashion designer, Priscilla has worked as an interior designer at several independent design studios over the years, and was most recently the principal designer at Modern Relic Designs in Edmonton, Alberta. She is now the principal designer at Priscilla Clark Designs, an interior design and home décor retail shop.

A self-confessed old house nut, Priscilla has rehabilitated several historic homes, and her most recent project has been the circa 1915 Ovella White-Burton house on Wiley Avenue in Salisbury, North Carolina where she currently resides. 

Priscilla loves and practices all styles and genres of Interior Design, specializing in historic preservation and making old homes beautiful!  Her shop on W. Innes Street in Salisbury, North Carolina offers color consults, space planning, furniture and accessory sourcing and placement, home renovation, finish selections, and much, MUCH more!

• Stately Homes |  704-633-6220 |
126 North Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144

Antique store specializing in 18th and 19th century American, French, Italian, Dutch and Swedish antiques, as well as high-quality vintage furniture from manufacturers such as Baker, Kittinger and Henredon. Antiques, silver, estate jewelry, and art are here, and owner Jeff Penfil is an award-winning interior designer, offering design services through the shop. There are fine Persian and Turkish handmade rugs gracing the floors of the store, chandeliers hanging from the ceiling and original watercolor and oil paintings on the walls, all for sale...and priced to sell!

• Salisbury Antiques & Artifacts | (704) 762-9278 |
111 South Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144

Stroll back in time finding that perfect gift or fine antique/collectible you would love to have in your home in this sprawling antiques consignment shop that occupies a central location in the center of Salisbury. Enjoy a fine glass of wine, beer or soda while you explore all the treasures we have to offer!

• Happy Life Vintage Shop | (704) 213-7822
1401 Old Concord Road, Salisbury NC 28146

This fun and quirky vintage shop has such variety ~ everything from furniture, fun garden art, jewelry, clothing, and home decor ~ all priced to please! Each room in this brick bungalow turned to lovely shop has amazing little treasures. 

• Thomas Hoke Antiques Warehouse | (704) 467-3456 |
125 Lane Parkway Salisbury, NC 28146

Located just slightly to the south of Salisbury, just off the Interstate-85, this 6500 sq. ft. shop houses a fantastic collection of hand-selected antique furniture & accessories from the countrysides of England and France. Open only on Saturdays from 10:30am - 5:30pm, it's worth the short jaunt down the highway!

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When you are house-hunting with Realtor @Greg Rapp, let him share with you the benefits of living in a vintage home in one of Salisbury's historic districts - there are plenty! Call Greg today to find the home of your dreams: 704.213.6846. And then . . . enjoy your antiques shopping!

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

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