PRICED TO MOVE! Situated along Middle Creek, this 3 BD/2.5 BA elevated, historic beauty offers easy access to the Pamlico Sound! The home is noted to have been built in 1895 but locals say it was actually built in 1848! Located on 1.22 acres in the village of Middletown just minutes from the fishing town of Engelhard, this home is the perfect location for your primary residence, second home or fishing & hunting getaway! Excellent potential for an Airbnb or VRBO investment property as well! The village of Middletown was once Hyde County's largest port and it became Hyde County's first incorporated town in 1787! Features of this historic gem include beautiful hardwood floors throughout, large living room, cozy sunroom, & a spacious kitchen w/ dining area! The main level primary suite offers an attached bath w/ a jetted tub & a walk-in tiled shower! Roomy laundry area with lots of storage space! Additional full bath on the main level for guests! Upstairs, you'll find 2 large additional bedrooms w/ original wide plank hardwood floors plus a half bath! Enjoy your summer evenings in your screened-in rear porch overlooking the peaceful creek w/ lots of wildlife to see! Low maintenance vinyl siding & vinyl replacement windows! HVAC unit approx. 5 years old! The front yard offers a fenced-in area for your pups plus reclaimed brick walkways used from the original foundation of the home before it was raised in 2008! Newly added elevated, detached shed w/ roll-up door and attached carport for all your toys! Fish cleaning station and a park style grill for cooking your catch from the sound! Don't miss your own private dock for your skiff boat! Spend your days fishing in the sound or kayaking in the creek to take in all the nature that surrounds! Just a few minutes to the nearby public boat ramp on the Pamlico Sound! Less than a 30 minute drive to the Swan Quarter-Ocracoke Ferry Terminal! Less than an hour's drive to the Outer Banks! Just reduced to $249,900!