Wilmington Historic Homes for Sale

Wilmington Historic Real Estate

$450,000
2 Beds 2 Baths
Own a piece of history with this 19th century Victorian home built in 1890, boasting almost 1700 sq feet of timeless character. From the original hardwood floors to the 10 ft ceilings, you'll love every square inch of this ''historical charmer''. Currently used as a ''single family residence'' there are 2 electric meters & 2 gas meters, from the previous setup as a duplex (could be easily converted back). Live in one half & rent the other or possibly have 2 rentals, short term or long term. The primary bedroom still has plumbing hookups from a previous kitchen and there are 2 on demand electric water heaters (one for each level). Although this home is not updated, the charm is in its many historic features with 4 fireplaces, plaster walls, picture rails, solid doors, brass door knobs, cast iron door stops, original stair railing, and a clawfoot porcelain tub to name a few. From the welcoming front porch with stained glass window, enter the main floor which includes a living room, family room, full bath, kitchen, dining room, laundry room and access to a side deck off the kitchen. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms, a full bath with walk-in shower, & a trunk room that's perfect as a cozy office, nursery, or storage room. Additional features: Metal roof (~10 years old), HVAC upstairs is a brand new split system (2024), HVAC downstairs is a gas pack package unit, shared driveway allows easy access to the back yard for parking off-street and the potential to add an ADU. Street parking is currently free, no permit needed. 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 neighborhood setting with close proximity to restaurants & entertainment. Only 5 blocks to the Cape Fear riverwalk, minutes to shopping, dining, golf, the Convention Center, CFCC, the Wilson Performing Arts Center, & <10 miles to Wrightsville Beach. You'll LOVE calling Historic Wilmington HOM

416 S 5th Avenue, Wilmington

$1,100,000
6 Beds 5 Baths
THE GILCHRIST MANSION AND CARRIAGE HOUSE Many buildings are built, but very few are created It is a rare opportunity to buy a 6,950 sq ft historical mansion that allows a person to create something truly magnificent and magical. This Queen Anne-style historical mansion was built by E. William Gilchrist in 1894. There are two options to consider when purchasing this property. One is to follow through with the seller's plan to subdivide the mansion into 4 upscale residences (The Gilchrist Mansion and Carriage House) or, Two - renovate the 6 bedroom, 5 bath mansion as a luxurious palatial estate for your own use. It has taken 2 years to get The Gilchrist project to this point. The site has been cleared, and architectural and engineering plans are in place and ready for this majestic conversion. The purchase price includes all architectural and engineering plans and more. Please visit online at TheGilchrist to get a detailed overview of this unique project. It is very unlikely to find a large lot facing two streets in historic downtown Wilmington. This property consists of 0.42 acre and fronts Market Street as well as 7th Street and is within walking distance to the heart of downtown and very close to the new Coca-Cola Soda Pop district. The exterior of the mansion is in great shape, the metal roof is newer, the interior has been stripped down to its bones, and its bones are in excellent shape. The house features 12-foot ceilings, a grand staircase, a basement, 8 fireplaces and so much more! I can assure you that once you visit this property, the experience will be one of wonder and wonderful!

708 Market Street, Wilmington

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