About This 1905 Queen Anne Fixer-Upper In Cary North Carolina
Spectacular one-of-a-kind historic property on 5.5 wooded acres in highly desirable Apex, NC (Money Magazine’s #1 place to live in 2015) for sale by Capital Area Preservation with an historic preservation easement and rehabilitation agreement. The c.1905 Upchurch-Williams House is listed on the State Study List for the National Register of Historic Places and is in the process of designation as an Apex Historic Landmark (qualifies for a 50% property tax deferral).
The two-story Queen Anne-style house features typical Victorian details, including a pyramidal roof and two front gables with vertical lapped fish scale wooden shingles, tall interior brick chimneys with corbelled caps, nine restored fireplaces, a protruding front bay with original windows and doors throughout, and a reconstructed and restored wrap-around front porch with slender Doric columns made of solid wood, tongue and groove pine flooring, and a new 5-V tin roof.
The main roof is covered in original patterned metal shingles and is in excellent condition. The house also features an intact, unpainted second floor with original carbide light fixtures and flush beadboard walls and heart pine floors throughout. Stabilized and restored to its 1905 interior configuration. Bathrooms, kitchen, and HVAC/plumbing/electrical to be installed by new owner. Wake County Schools.