Featured Homes: 400 Mildred Street, Oriental, NC 28571


Charming American Queen Anne style home located in the Heart of Oriental on 4 historic Neuse River Heights lots that span a quarter block fronting Mildred St, Second Ave. & High St. This marvelous one-of-a-kind property has been meticulously-maintained and updated with modern conveniences while keeping with the historic integrity of this iconic home. This 3-bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home is 2,911 hsf and is two stories in height, three bays wide with a pyramidal metal roof covering the main section of the house. A gable front pavilion dominates the facade.

This home was built in 1908 by Billy Ward who worked for the Roper Lumber Mill. In addition to the main house is another historic dwelling called the Pickle Cottage which was built in 1900 in Bayboro and moved to this site in the 1970’s. The Pickle Cottage is 413 hsf with a mini-split HVAC system, gorgeous pine flooring & beaded-board walls & ceilings accented by a gable front covered porch. In addition, there is a detached garage/storage/workshop building that is very spacious with cedar-shake siding on the front. The main house kitchen, dining & living rooms have perfectly-maintained tongue & grove solid hardwood flooring. The kitchen has a center island with granite counter-tops and tiled backsplash surrounding the walled portion of the kitchen. All SS appliances. & gas oven/range. The laundry room has a secretary office and a bonus upright freezer in addition to the washer & dryer. The family room offers a gas-log fireplace and connects to the covered patio overlooking the back yard. which, dog lovers will enjoy having such a big, fenced back yard that is beautifully-landscaped as well. Enjoy the heirloom turkey figs that are the best. The downstairs bath has tiled floors & shower. The upstairs bath is tiled as well. Not in a flood zone but there is a transferrable flood policy. Included is a 10KW generator.

There is even a Dragon mail box & a Dragon front porch light.

Nothin’ could be finer!

Call Mariner Realty @ 800-347-8246.
  • Price: $685,000
  • Sq Ft: 2,911
  • MLS: 100335044
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Baths: 2.5