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Beautiful Renovated Historic Home In Kinston Historic District.

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,006 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Great Country Home Waiting For You. Close To Downtown Kinston.

Nostalgic home with large rooms and lots of wooden floors. Enjoy spending time in an American classic with updated heating and cooling system, recently painted interior and modern kitchen. This home offers a gentler way of life. This three bedroom house built in 1909 features three baths, a queen bed, two doubles with a king size bed. The property has all the necessary amenities, TV, DVD player, dishes and utensils, hairdryers, air conditioning, and laundry facilities.

Property Manager
Eleanor Harper
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2018

Why Eleanor Harper chose Kinston

A notable frame example of the Colonial Revival style is that said to have been designed by Sidney Andrews of Norfolk, Virginia, for J.F. "Jack" Parrott.. Built prior to the opening of the second section of Mitchelltown, this house caused the extension of West Washington Avenue to be made two lots north of its eastern section.

What makes this house unique

This house is minutes away from The Chef and The Farmer. Most of the guests are avid viewers of the A Chef’s Life on PBS.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Kinston in Lenoir County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3006 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful Renovated Historic Home In Kinston Historic District.
average rating of 4.285714 based on 14 reviews

A step back in time

  • 3 of 5

Things that are great about this house are its location within walking distance of The Chef and The Farmer and all that the fun downtown area has to offer. The house was also clean and spacious.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful host and great deal

  • 4 of 5

Spectacular old home around the corner from the hoppin area of town. Eleanor was very prompt and accomodating, even after I accidentally deleted all of her information. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was great very spacious

  • 4 of 5

the agent was very helpful

the house was very clean

only thing that was disappointing, was that the TV in the living room did not work

overall I give the place a 4 stars

  • Review Submitted: 04-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kinston Girl's Weekend

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in The Harper House. The house was very clean and the beds comfortable. We had a few minor glitches like no wine glasses that Eleanor addressed willingly. Apparently the previous guests had removed them along with other items that made the home seem sparse but it served us well for our ladies weekend centered around dinner at The Chef and Farmer.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Karen, I am glad that you and the ladies enjoyed your stay! I will definitely have to stock up on wineglasses! Hope to see you again on your next visit to the Chef and Farmer.
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House was nice and clean!!!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time eating at chef and farmer. Location was great

  • Review Submitted: 06-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Elaine, Thank you for your review and for choosing our vacation home. I’m happy that you and your group enjoyed your stay and I’m looking forward to having you again as a guest. Eleanor
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Spacious, character home walking distance to historic downtown Kinston.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great stay at Harper House. We had a three night stay in December for a wedding and this house was an easy walk to downtown. The home was very spacious and more than enough room for 4 people, having three bathrooms was very handy. Everything was clean and well looked after. The property owners were prompt in replying to our questions and checking in and out was straight forward. I would recommend this property to anyone looking to explore the Kinston area on foot and enjoys homes with some unique character.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Olympian Restaurant
Nearest Restaurant
0.06 Miles
Car: recommended

Come stay close to downtown Kinston, North Carolina: a town in the midst of a 21st century renaissance. Let Kinston captivate you with its Southern charm. Civil War buffs can find plenty to explore in Kinston and Lenoir County as you visit the First Battle of Kinston and Battle of Wyse Fork battlefields. For nature lovers, Kinston is an ideal location with plenty of parks, waterways and recreational spaces. Kinston is close to other cities such as New Bern, Greenville, Rocky Mount and Raleigh.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Kinston, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £42.14
Cleaning Fee £89.29
Tax Rate 4.75%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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