January 18, 2023

Cute Completely Refurbished 1925 Bungalow - Spencer NC - FOR SALE

Cute as a button and completely refurbished ~ this adorable circa 1925 Arts & Crafts bungalow in Spencer, North Carolina is FOR SALE ~ with Realtor® Greg Rapp at Salisbury Real Estate LLC!
Welcome to 701 5th Street! Drive down the quiet road off the main corridor in downtown Spencer into a neighborhood setting and find your new home!

Handsomely located on its gently sloping, spacious corner lot with woods behind, this pretty home welcomes you with a sweet  rocking chair porch and shuttered windows. With a fenced rear yard and oversized single-car garage, this 3-bedroom/2-bath home sports a wonderful floor plan with an open and airy feel. This light and breezy diminutive bungalow feels surprisingly bigger than you would expect, with spaces designed to maximize storage, including an exterior garage to store your stuff!

You are going to love your NEW kitchen with quartz countertops, new flooring, new cabinetry, and fresh paint. The good looking and efficient island cart has a fold-down breakfast shelf to conserve space. The sharp looking stainless steel refrigerator and stove, and microwave convey.

The ultra-spacious combination living room/dining room in this 1,304 square-foot home is bedecked with a chair rail that encircles the room, a delightful architectural feature synonymous with the Arts & Crafts era. An array of windows open and brighten the space. A charming mantel, likely original to the home, denotes where a (now-long-gone) fireplace once heated the home. Here too, you'll find more of the beautiful luxury flooring that ties the home's look together.

Bathrooms feature beautiful new white tile, flooring, and light fixtures. A neutral color palette throughout will lend itself to anyone's decor preferences! The bedrooms offer lush new carpeting ~ encasing your feet (and your sleep!) with a soft, quiet, and warm touch, with the ability to retain heat and lessen your energy bills! Cozy carpeting does it all when it comes to comfort!

A large laundry room/mudroom leads to a fantastic 12'x36' deck ~ perfect for dining al fresco or entertaining, or just enjoying sunny mornings and moonlit evenings. The area to the rear of the home is wooded and the trees maintain that private feel.

This sweet home at 701 5th Street was earlier updated with a new roof and replacement windows prior to the current owner's purchase. The home has had licensed professionals perform all electrical and plumbing, however no permits were pulled.  The HVAC was recently serviced in 2022. The exterior is vinyl-sided and low maintenance!

Close to the City of Salisbury's vibrant downtown with over 20 restaurants, unique shopping, and the Bell Tower Green central park, the Town of Spencer sits approximately halfway between greater metro areas of Greensboro and Charlotte, NC . . . with an appreciably lower cost of living! A bicycle lane running from Spencer to Salisbury invites you to bike to farmers markets, music in the park, nightlife, community theatre, and more! Spencer boasts a large historic district filled with beautiful vintage homes dating from the late 1800s through the 1930s, and is home to the wonderful North Carolina Transportation Museum. You may hear the nostalgic sound of the steam engine whistles from time-to-time!

701 5th Street is a super-nice turnkey home, move-in ready with a landscaped yard featuring flowering ornamental trees (hello, Spring!!) in a quiet neighborhood location. Enjoy a 3-D walk-through to see the layout of this charming home!

Make this sparkling charmer at 701 5th Street in Spencer, North Carolina your home today and you'll be in in time to see the trees blooming! Call Realtor® Greg Rapp with Salisbury Real Estate for your private viewing: Salisbury Real Estate LLC | Greg Rapp | 704 213 6846

701 5th Street
Spencer, North Carolina 28159
CMLS #3934616

Greg Rapp 

Salisbury Real Estate LLC 
704 213 6846 Mobile 

January 11, 2023

Holiday House Sales - Yes, it can happen! With Salisbury Real Estate LLC

As the winter holidays ~Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and all ~ approach in late autumn, many might be reluctant to place their property on the market for sale. Many think that folks will be distracted by holiday planning and activities. But in reality, a home or property on the market during the holidays gets the attention of the truly serious buyer!

Realtor® Greg Rapp with Salisbury Real Estate listed this unique property in the Town of Rockwell, North Carolina in November of 2022.  Not only listed just before the holidays kicked into full gear, this property was also unique unto itself . . . a homestead on 8+-acres hidden away in the woods, off ~ WAY off ~ the beaten path!  

Not for the typical home-buyer, this tucked-away 2-bedroom/2-bath 2,296 s.f. home sits in the center of a clearing on deeply rolling and heavily wooded land, with its own pond and several outbuildings.  The right buyer would be someone seriously looking over the holidays who wanted just that . . . a small remote home with some land to play with.  Say no more!  Greg Rapp knows how to reach that special buyer! 190 Dutch Farm Road hit the market November 12th, 2022 with Salisbury Real Estate LLC.  Bring on the big holidays, no problem!  The home went under contract on December 12, 2022, and the sale on this special property closed January 9th, 2023 ~ despite holidays, severe weather, local electric outages, and all that landed between listing day and closing!

When you want that special property of your own sold ~ challenges or no ~ list with Greg Rapp, the real estate agent who gets your story out to the widest reach, and most importantly. . . the right buyer. 704.213.6846 gets it done.

190 Dutch Farm Road
Rockwell, NC 28138
$499,999  SOLD

Greg Rapp 

Salisbury Real Estate LLC 
704 213 6846 Mobile