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Bartlett Yancey House Auction

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Archive: Historic Real Estate Auction
Conducted:
Tuesday, April 22, 2003, 1:00 P.M. The Bartlett-Yancey House, Yanceyville, North Carolina; To be sold absolute - No reserve.
Location:
The Bartlett-Yancey House, 699 US Hwy 158 West, Yanceyville, North Carolina
Highlights:
Property Description:The Historic Bartlett-Yancey House, 699 US Hwy 158 W., Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina, is picturesquely set on 15 +/- acres and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This charming country home was built in 1814 for Bartlett Yancey, who served in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the North Carolina Senate.Previews: Sunday, April 13, 1:00 – 4:00 P.M.Saturday, April 19, 1:00 – 4:00 P.M.Tuesday, April 22, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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Notes:
This well appointed home features (11) rooms, including (4) bedrooms, (2.5) baths, and (8) fireplaces with architectural mantels, and will provide the new owner with 3,766 +/- square feet of living area.The earliest portion of the two-part structure is a well detailed story and a half Federal Cottage constructed between 1808 and 1814. In 1856, the Greek Revival ell was added.
The Greek Revival central hall (17’6” x 11’6”) and formal parlor (16’2” x 17’6”) includes a two-flight staircase, fireplace, & niches attributed to the nationally acclaimed African American craftsman Thomas Day. To the left, a sitting room (16’2” x 17’6’) carries into the central hall (32’ x 8’) which has a half bath and opens at either end to porches. The original den (17’4” x 17’4”) and formal dining room (17’4” x 12’6”) both have fine Federal mantels. The updated kitchen (12’ x 13’) has a ceramic tiled work island, grill top range, oven, and double sinks. The upstairs has four bedrooms (12’6” x 17’5”; 16’ x 17’4”; 17’4” x 12’; 15’6” x 12’6”), and two updated baths. The home has beautiful hardwood floors.
The home retains its original dependencies: Bartlett Yancey’s law office; a smokehouse; and a tobacco pack house with diamond notched logs. There is also the Yancey family historical cemetery on the property.
The well pump was replace in June 2001 and has very good water pressure. The house has updated electrical and has three-zoned heating by propane gas furnaces and three zones of central air conditioning. Additionally, there is a septic system, wooden siding and brick chimneys. The grounds are nicely landscaped with boxwoods, roses, trees, etc.
Tax value: $275,286, zoned commercial, with a 100’ buffer. Appraised value: $397,000.
Yanceyville is the Caswell County seat with a population of 2,000+/-. Located 40 miles from both Durham and Chapel Hill, on NC 86/U.S. 158. Danville, Virginia is 12 miles to the north.

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