The James Coffield House ca. 1764 is one of Edenton's oldest homes. This historic estate is situated on three lots in the heart of Edenton's Historic District and includes the main house, guest house, green house, pool and pool house with complete kitchen, a multipurpose building and a play house. The main house features 10 fireplaces, handsome woodwork, antique light fixtures, gourmet kitchen, downstairs master suite, three covered porches, and an attached double garage with FROG. The guest house is 1,100 sq ft with a large master suite, heart pine floors, antique woodwork and a fireplace. It can be rented and is being conveyed furnished. These impressive grounds and established, exquisite gardens are enclosed with a stately brick serpentine wall and the property is a block deep with an entrance on Eden Street for the guest house. The Courthouse Green, Edenton Bay and downtown shops are all less than two blocks away! Enjoy a relaxed lifestyle in a setting that is steeped in history.
Smithsonian.com lists Edenton as one of the 20 best small towns to visit in 2015 and Coastal Living Magazine featured Edenton as their Dream Town! Located on the picturesque waters of the Albemarle Sound in northeastern NC, Edenton is often referred to as "the prettiest little town in the South.' As the first capital of colonial North Carolina, Edenton has a rich historical past with well preserved architecture and many notable historic sites. Our town embodies small town Southern charm at its best, with friendly people, charming homes, and incredible scenery that combine to capture your soul. The Atlantic Ocean and Outer Banks of North Carolina are approximately an hour away, and 3 airports are easily accessible (Norfolk, VA - 1.5 hrs, Greenville, NC - 1.25 hrs, and Raleigh, NC - 2.25 hrs.) Edenton offers a municipal airport with a 6,000' runway.