John and Jane Darling House
3611 Exeter Way, ca. 1957, ca. 2005, Noncontributing Building
One-story, hipped-roof, brick Ranch house; replacement windows and facade chimney re-faced with stone. According to city directories, John and Jane Darling were the first owners; John Darling was a General Agent with Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. Darling was one of three Northwestern Mutual General Agents for North Carolina who lived in Hope Valley in the 20th century, joining Watts Norton (Dover Road) and Arthur DeBerry (Somerset Drive). The General Agency included the entire state of North Carolina until the late 1960's.