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Newest Historic Downtown Homes for Sale

1 Beds 2 Baths
SHORT TERM RENTAL OPPORTUNITY OR PRIMARY RESIDENCE! Prime Location in the heart of Historic Downtown Wilmington. Loaded with incredible architectural details, this gorgeous condo has been updated with all modern conveniences but maintains its classic French Provincial style. This is a rare find! This spacious home offers amazing 30' high ceiling, hardwood floors and an abundance of natural sunlight. On the main floor enjoy a spacious Great Room that features a stunning chandelier that creates a focal point for this home. The Dining Room can easily accommodate friends and family. The Kitchen has been updated with granite counters, a full-size oven and dishwasher, built-in wine and plate racks. A convenient 1/2 bath completes the main living area. This property is unique to others in the building as it offers access to a balcony to be enjoyed as an outdoor garden and terrace area. Upstairs the loft style bedroom provides ample space, including a large closet and a full ensuite bath, as well as a convenient secondary entrance. Additional features Include custom blinds and custom inner storm windows increasing energy efficiency and sound proofing. Enjoy fine dining, shopping, entertainment including Broadway shows at the Wilson Center and concerts at the new Live Oak Amphitheater. Or take a stroll along the Riverwalk and enjoy the views and incredible sunsets over the Cape Fear River! This is one-of-a-kind urban living!

21 N Front Street Unit #Unit 3a1, Wilmington

3 Beds 2 Baths
RARE Downtown Opportunity! This two-story three bedroom, two bathroom home is filled with craftsmanship and character. This home will draw you in with the covered full length porch, detailed spindle columns and spindles accented along the entirety of the porch.Upon entry, this home offers hardwood floors throughout combined with warm natural lighting seeping into the cozy living room and eat-in kitchen. The kitchen includes a stainless steel gas stove, refrigerator and dishwasher as well as modern cabinetry, open shelving, and butcher block countertops. A laundry room can be quickly accessed from the kitchen through the pocket door.Off from the eat-in kitchen, attractive french glass doors open to a large screened porch with direct access to the backyard. The backyard offers plenty of space for future landscaping, entertaining friends and family and features an outdoor shower - perfect for your return from a day at the beach. The master bedroom conveniently located on the first floor offers beautiful accents from the lighting, beadboard and tray ceiling. In addition, this bedroom features a walk-in-closet and direct access to the master bathroom featuring a soaker tub. Upstairs, the home has two additional bedrooms perfect for guests, office or additional living space. The home's other full bathroom is perfectly positioned between the kitchen and living room and features a classic tub with shower - combining both form and function in this home.This home includes five decorative fireplaces throughout, completing the attractive mood this historic home exudes. You'll love that this home is located in downtown Wilmington, convenient to the many historic homes and museums. Its prime location to Brooklyn Arts Center and all the waterfront area's restaurants and quaint shops are all additional bonuses this home has to offer.

507 N 5th Avenue, Wilmington

3 Beds 3 Baths
Award winning '08 Craftsman home blends the charm of the historic district with modern conveniences! Admire the 10' ceilings, crown molding, hardwood floors in living areas & bedrooms, plus detailed craftsmanship throughout. Main level includes a formal dining room, gourmet kitchen featured on the Back Door Kitchen Tour with quartz countertops, prep island, gas stovetop/double oven, under cabinet lighting, wood cabinets, pantry & tile floor. The sunny breakfast nook has built-in seating with storage. The living room has a linear gas fireplace, built-ins & beautiful prairie-style Pella windows. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms & 2 full baths. The master has a walk in closet with built-in organization system & spa-like bath with two sinks, updated lighting, round mirrors, a walk-in shower with river rock flooring, glass enclosure + a water closet & linen storage. There's a private balcony + direct access to the laundry room with linen closet + washer & dryer included. Bedrooms 2 & 3 share a Jack 'N Jill bath with a whirlpool tub/shower, 2 sinks & linen closet. Downstairs is a full finished basement built with Insulated Concrete Forms for energy efficiency & sound proofing. Basement has LVP floors, a Murphy bed for guests, a large rec room with abundant storage + a bonus doggie door. Extra features: Central vac, tankless water heater, conditioned attic storage, drop zone, exterior recently painted, roof 2019, main HVAC 2014, plus 1 year 2-10 Warranty included for buyer. Historic Downtown Wilmington boasts sidewalks on the lovely tree-lined streets where you can explore nearby parks, landmarks, & all that downtown has to offer. Located in a quiet neighborhood setting but with close proximity to restaurants & entertainment. Only 4 blocks to the Cape Fear riverwalk, minutes to shopping, dining, golf, & 9 miles to Wrightsville Beach. You'll LOVE calling Historic Wilmington HOME!

414 Nun Street, Wilmington

3 Beds 3 Baths
Welcome to the John J Fowler house, a stunning Queen Anne style home with a complete down-to-the studs restoration and winner of the historic preservation rehabilitation award in 2015. The talented owners have completely redesigned the interiors to compliment the 10'' moldings, working pocket doors, pristine heart pine floors and 7 fireplaces. The historic sized kitchen has a large ''WOW'' factor and features an oversized butlers pantry, service area, quartz/marble counters, newer Fisher & Paykel and ILVE appliances, and custom island. Two baths have also been redesigned, the master with a generous walk-in shower. For a complete list of features, see attached list in documents. Many a dinner party has been thrown in the home which spills out onto the the rear patio area, which, because of the east facing orientation, is perfect for summer and fall evenings. Off Street parking accommodates as many as 2-4+ cars comfortably. Front street is arguably the premier residential location in historic Wilmington where you can enjoy watching the Percheron horse and carriage ride tour along Front Street daily. The Cape Fear river and two mile riverwalk are just one block away showcasing the most spectacular sunsets. Abundant dining and shopping is similarly close by. Note this home originally was a duplex and could easily be returned to this functionality with its small kitchen upstairs or use several rooms upstairs for a separate apartment. All furnishings can be bought separately.

417 S Front Street, Wilmington

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