North Carolina Land for Sale

Tabbs Creek Farms

Two Tracts: 34 and 39± Acres, Granville County, NC



Two farms for sale, 34 and 39± acres, located in mid-Granville County, North Carolina. The farms are located southeasterly of Oxford on Dorsey Road. Each tract contains fields and open land, road frontage, a creek, perkable soils, potential building sites, sandy-loam soils and a historic house with outbuildings (Tract 2). The entire property can also be purchased as one tract. The timber west of the yellow line on the aerial photo is reserved and will be clearcut. The timber east of the yellow line will remain and will transfer to the new buyer. The 67 acre farm east of Dorsey Road is also for sale.

Tract 1 is 34± acres and features 9 acres of open land and fields, soils suitable for a septic system, frontage on Dorsey Road and a creek.

Tract 2 is 39± acres and features 18 acres of fields and open land, a historic house (not habitable) and outbuildings, a small pond and spring, creek, frontage on Dorsey Road, soils suitable for a septic system and a farm path through the property. The old farm house was built at the turn of the 19th century and has been added onto several times. The home features six fireplaces, two bathrooms, four+ bedrooms, parlor, pine and oak flooring, wainscotting, front porch, screened porch and utility room. The home is not habitable and is being sold as-is. Federal and State tax credits are available for restoration.

Parcel Information*

Size (ac)
9 acres open, creek, road front
18 ac. open, house, creek, Rd front

* Contingent on final survey.

Property Features

  • 73± acres offered in two tracts (34 and 39 acres)
  • Can also be purchased as one large tract
  • Each tract has frontage on Dorsey Road
  • Each tract has open land and a creek
  • Each tract has soils suitable for a septic system
  • Historic house and outbuildings on Tract 2
  • Tract 2 has a farm path to the back field
  • Small pond on Tract 2
  • Family cemetery on Tract 2
  • Each tract has potential home sites
  • Sandy-loam soils (Vance, Pacolet and Appling)
  • Timber west of the yellow line is reserved and will be clearcut
  • Timber east of the yellow line will convey to new owner
  • Subject to a farm lease (ends fall 2017) and basic covenants


  • Stick built or modular homes only (no trailers or double-wides)
  • 2,000 square foot minimum home size
  • No commercial animal farms (personal use allowed)
  • No noxious or offensive activities
  • Covenants to expire in 20 years from recording


  • 3 miles to Oxford and Interstate 85
  • 7 miles to Henderson
  • 27 miles to Wake Forest
  • 31 miles to Durham at Highway 70/Interstate 85
  • 33 miles to Raleigh at Highway 50/Interstate 540


From Oxford: Take Highway 158 east 1.7 miles and turn right on Dorsey Road. The property is 1.0 miles on the right.

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Farming, home sites, hunting, recreation, timber management, investment


36.302923, -78.517886


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Property Photographs
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Disclaimer: Information taken from reliable sources and thought to be correct. Potential buyers should perform their own due diligence and verify all information.