(Below in italics is from the 2001 National Register listing; not verified for accuracy by this author.)
1 1/2-story Period Cottage with a side gable roof, a front gable wing, and a front chimney. The porch has triple boxed posts and a roof railing. A side shed porch is screened. The exterior combines plain siding, board- and-batten, and wood shakes. Windows are 6-over-6 sash.
1940 CD: Commodore Council Jr. owner-occupant. The Theodore Minah family lived here for most of the house's existence. Minah was food service manager at Duke University.