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Newest Historic Downtown Homes for Sale

3 Beds 3 Baths
Welcome to the Storm House, designed and constructed by architect Henry Bonitz in 1900. This home has been lovingly restored over the last 8 years, including a full renovation of all major systems by Plantation Building in 2016. Step back in time in this gorgeous and spacious turn-of-the-century home, while enjoying exquisite architectural details together with modern and functional updates. Located in Wilmington's downtown historic district, it is just a few blocks from the riverfront on a beautiful and quiet residential block.This home features so many improvements, including a fully renovated kitchen with quartz countertops, soft-close cabinets, gas stove, water filtration system, and stainless steel appliances. Other updates include a new en suite master bath, new metal roof (2022), tankless water heater, beautifully refinished original hardwood floors, fresh paint, attic fan, off street parking, and brick patio. (Please see full list of improvements in documents.)It also boasts many original features: original hardwood floors and baseboard, ornately carved wood staircase, four fireplaces, large foyer, formal living room, and dining room with wainscoting. There is even more architectural salvage on site that conveys. Uniquely gorgeous, there is still opportunity for the next fortunate owner to put in some TLC to make it their own. Schedule a showing today, as this is a rare opportunity to own a beautifully updated yet historic home on one of the nicest blocks in the downtown area!

316 Ann Street, Wilmington

1 Beds 1 Baths
Welcome to the heart of Historic Downtown Wilmington. This Spectacular, fully furnished 1 bedroom, 1 bath condo is 585 square feet, located on the coveted 4th floor of the Water Street Building. This Condominium offers an unobstructed view of the majestic Cape Fear River, the iconic USS North Carolina battleship and further provides a unique advantage, with a picture-perfect view of the mesmerizing river activity, right from the cool comfort of your own living room, no need to step outside. And when you do step outside, you will greatly appreciate the large covered and protected balcony, offering the utmost privacy and panoramic river views. This property boasts easy maintenance Laminate plank flooring, ceiling fans, and a 1-year-old water heater. The kitchen includes spacious granite counter tops, cabinets, and a full-sized oven/range. The building features 2 convenient, secure elevators and a shared owners onsite Parking Lot, just steps from your front door.In addition to the remarkable features of your new condo, its location offers a wealth of attractions and amenities, making it the perfect place. Indulge your culinary desires with an array of downtown's finest restaurants, the award-winning Wilmington River Walk, and Historical Sites, all within easy walking distance. And do not forget the many beaches and costal waterways that are only a short drive away.Whether you intend to call this condo your permanent residence, your part-time getaway, or place it as an AirBNB the HOA allows short-term rentals, making this property a hot commodity for both investors and homeowners alike.

106 N Water Street Unit #404, Wilmington

Welcome to 1125 N 4th St in Historic Downtown Wilmington! This exceptional investment opportunity presents itself as a true gem. Currently leased long term. This property offers the savvy investor a chance to secure a consistent and hassle-free stream of income for years to come.Strategically located on a prominent corner lot, this property boasts unparalleled exposure in a prime location. As you contemplate the future potential of this property, envision the possibility of constructing upward, unveiling captivating views of the majestic Cape Fear River that could grace the horizon.With just under 2000 square feet of versatile space, this property offers ample room for various creative endeavors. An inviting outdoor area beckons, providing a tranquil space for relaxation or potential expansion. A convenient small parking pad adds to the property's allure, ensuring accessibility for occupants and guests alike.Nestled within the charming Brooklyn Arts District, this property immerses you in the vibrant energy of the Wilmington brewery trail and the eclectic offerings of downtown living. Imagine the convenience of being mere steps away from a myriad of cultural attractions, entertainment venues, and culinary delights that make downtown Wilmington truly exceptional.Don't miss out on this remarkable investment opportunity that seamlessly combines long-term stability with the potential for future growth. Acquire 1125 N 4th St today and embrace the allure of Historic Downtown Wilmington's rich heritage and thriving modern lifestyle. Your future as a discerning investor starts here!

1125 N 4th Street, Wilmington

4 Beds 4 Baths
Neighbor to the governor, host to a president- Welcome to the Historic Parker-Saunders House, a magnificent Greek Revival at 401 South Front Street in Wilmington, North Carolina. Steeped in rich history and boasting exquisite architectural details, this 1844 masterpiece exudes timeless elegance. With 4 bedrooms and 4 baths spread across 4,450 square feet, this home is a true testament to craftsmanship and enduring charm.Upon entering, you'll be greeted by the grandeur of the cantilevered staircase, a striking feature that curves gracefully from the top floor to the English-style basement. The original heart pine flooring throughout adds warmth and character, exemplifying ''they just don't make them like they used to''.Balancing old and new, the home has been tastefully updated while preserving its historic essence. Fresh paint in areas, new bathroom vanities and countertops and a revitalized kitchen blend modern convenience and classic allure. The first floor holds all of the common living spaces including a library, adorned with built-in shelving, offering a quiet retreat for book lovers. A spacious parlor flows to the formal dining room, separated by sliding pocket doors. The 12 foot ceilings on this floor and intricate moulding detail add to the elegance and appeal. Upstairs holds the primary suite and three additional bedrooms. The English-style basement has another full bathroom, bonus room and two large additional flex rooms. There are 7 fireplaces scattered throughout the house, adding a touch of romance and a reminder of a bygone era. Outdoors, the original bath house, artfully converted into a shed, provides practical storage for gardening supplies. Brick walkways meander through the enchanting grounds, adorned with decorative patios and a beautiful brick wall offering both privacy and charm.Across the street stands the historic Dudley mansion, a grand residence built in 1825 for North Carolina Governor Edward Dudley. Its rich history adds to the allure of the neighborhood. Stroll along the picturesque, sidewalk-lined street, as horse and carriage tours pass by regularly, adding to the ambiance of historic downtown Wilmington. The location of the Parker-Saunders House is simply unbeatable. With views of the Cape Fear River, you're just a block away from the famous Wilmington Riverwalk. You'll find yourself within easy reach of the area's best dining, bars, and restaurants, offering an unparalleled lifestyle. Immerse yourself in the vibrant arts and culture scene at nearby Wilson Center, historic Thalian Hall or Live Oak Bank Pavilion. Don't miss this rare opportunity to own a piece of history, where the past blends harmoniously with the present. Come and experience the timeless elegance of the Parker-Saunders House, where each room tells a story, and begin writing its next chapter.

401 S Front Street S, Wilmington

4 Beds 4 Baths
Welcome to 508 S Front St, a beautifully restored historic home nestled in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. The Wessel-Harper House built in 1845 combines timeless architectural details and greek-revival style with modern updates, offering the perfect blend of old-world charm and contemporary comfort. The main level boasts a spacious living area and family room, adorned with original hardwood floors, soaring ceilings, and large windows.The kitchen contains custom cabinetry, a large center island, new double oven and refrigerator. The open floor plan seamlessly connects the kitchen, extra living space, and dining area creating an ideal space for entertaining friends and family. You will also notice a wet bar across from the office including a new wine cooler and mini fridge.Upstairs, you'll find a sitting area and the primary suite. The suite features a generous bedroom with ample closet space and a spa-like en-suite bathroom, complete with a soaking tub, walk-in shower, and dual vanity. Two additional bedrooms and a full bathroom with walk in shower complete the second floor, providing comfortable accommodations for family members or guests.The home also offers a second porch with private entrance to an extra bedroom, bathroom, and versatile bonus room, perfect for a home office, in-law suite, or short term rental!!Step outside to the fenced in yard to find a patio ideal for an entertaining or off street parking for four cars.Located in the desirable Historic District, this home allows for easy access to the vibrant cultural scene, popular restaurants, and boutique shops that Wilmington is renowned for. This home is also conveniently located close to the public boat ramp. Don't miss the opportunity to own this meticulously maintained historic gem. Located in the desirable downtown area, this home allows for easy access to the vibrant cultural scene, popular restaurants, and boutique shops that Wilmington is renowned for. The Riverwalk, with its breathtaking views of the Cape Fear River, is just a short stroll away, offering a perfect spot for leisurely walks or jogging. This home is also conveniently located close to the public boat ramp. Don't miss the opportunity to own this meticulously maintained historic gem. Schedule your private showing today and experience the charm and elegance of 508 S Front St.

508 S Front Street, Wilmington

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