Real Estate – Interesting Homes

Original Mayo, Virginia Train Station Resides here on Hyco Lake

Story by Tommy Winstead Photos by Taylor Alvis with Aerial Unlimited LLC Located on the main channel of Hyco Lake occupying the 2-acre point lot of South Point Trail sits the original Mayo, Virginia Train Station. Upon entering the home, you recognize the obvious construction features of the train depot. Imagining the anxious hope and adventure each traveler experienced waiting ...

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Harbor Cottages

UPDATE - 8/29/2019 From: West and Woodall Only two left...  Relaxing easy, maintenance free living the lake! UPDATE - 7/1/2018 From: Peter Berry Took a boat ride today... The Harbor Cottages are starting to take shape! Story by Peter Berry Originally published online June 18, 2018. What do you get when you put together a NC Wildlife Commissioner and a ...

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Manor on Main

A Blend of Old, New, Southern, Midwestern, and Everything in Between Story by Phyliss Boatwright Photos by Mackenzie Clayton, RCS Sophomore Minnesota native Victoria O’Duffy had never been to North Carolina until 2016, when she stepped off a plane at Raleigh-Durham International Airport to move into what is now the Manor on Main Bed and Breakfast on Roxboro’s Main Street. ...

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Sunny View Inn

By John Theo Jr. Built in 1894 by Rufus Owen, Sunny View was a privately-owned residential estate for almost a century. In 1982 it became the Patrick Henry Boys Home, but in recent years the non-profit group consolidated their properties and Sunny View once again became available. Enter Sharon and Jimmy Wilborn, local residents and realtor extraordinaire who came in ...

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Hyco Hangout

Family Gathering Spot and Vacation Rental By Phyliss Boatwright For locals, Hyco Lake is many things. A place of memories, a place to live, to play, to take the boat or kayak out on a Saturday or Sunday, or a place to visit friends and family who live there. For some, it is a place of income. For everyone, it ...

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Historic Home Retains Original Charm While Gaining Modern Touches

By Phyliss Boatwright Dr. Tori Bradsher grew up on Roxboro’s Main Street in a 1920s-era “Four Square style” George W. Kane-built home. After moving away for college and career, she returned to her hometown four years ago to serve as a cardiologist at Person Memorial Hospital – and moved back into her childhood home. “The house needed some updating,” Bradsher ...

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Lake Front Bargain Hunt – 2018

UPDATE - 9/6/2018 From: ABOVE - The RE/MAX Magazine HGTV Finds a Star on a North Carolina Lakefront... Click here to read the story! Story by Tamra Finn They say everyone has their fifteen minutes of fame, well in our case, it was thirty minutes and we loved every second of it. HGTV contacted our real estate agent, Gay Pointdexter ...

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Sue the Builder

Sue Gates Puts Farm-Gained Knowledge to Use as Homebuilder By Phyliss Boatwright Over the past two decades, many in and around Person County have had to transition from farming and textiles into other careers. Sue Gates of Rougemont used skills she learned on the farm to become a contractor in the home building industry. After graduating from NC State University, ...

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Weekend Home

Story by Eva Miles. Photos by Jamie Harris. Peter and Karen Rourk had been searching for six months before finding their perfect home away from home on Hyco Lake in Person County.  Their waterfront property, nestled on a hill among the trees, is a charming weekend retreat.  The Rourks lead busy and fulfilling lives, with Peter serving as a Partner ...

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