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Newest Midtown/Forest Hills Homes for Sale

$849,900
3 Beds 3 Baths
Welcome to the historic Woodcock House, a true Southern charmer in the heart of downtown Wilmington's sought-after Carolina Place. This 1914 masterpiece, adorned with a prestigious burgundy plaque from the Historic Wilmington Foundation, offers 2900 square feet of timeless elegance and modern comfort. As you approach on Perry Ave, the majestic front porch and classic white fence capture your attention, inviting you into a world where craftsmanship and character reign supreme. Inside, the main floor is a perfect blend of grandeur and comfort, featuring two sunrooms, a family room complete with an antique piano, a cozy living room, a formal dining room, a well-appointed kitchen, and a full bath. This charming home features five ornate and timeless fireplaces, adding a touch of classic elegance to your living spaces. Entertaining is a breeze with the expansive 6x6 pantry and additional refrigerator, and the laundry/mud room leads to a serene 20' deck overlooking a beautifully landscaped property reminiscent of a secret garden. Upstairs, natural light floods the space, highlighting three spacious bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a study, a large walk-in storage closet, and a charming balcony. Every room is designed to capture the essence of this historic treasure. Practicality meets convenience with rare off-street parking for three vehicles behind the home and ample street parking in front. Additionally, this home is equipped with a Generac system for the entire house, with updated electrical for peace of mind. This home is not just a residence; it's a piece of Wilmington's history, waiting for you to create your own memories. Discover the Woodcock House and experience the perfect blend of historic charm and modern luxury. *this home does not have any of the historic home restrictions nor does it require the historical society approvals.

1809 Perry Avenue, Wilmington

$495,000
3 Beds 3 Baths
E. Fleet Williams House, a historical gem dating back to 1914, stands as a testament to architectural endurance and modern upgrades. This charming residence boasts three bedrooms and three bathrooms, complemented by a separate dining room that invites family gatherings. The continuity of hardwood floors throughout the home adds warmth and elegance, while the tiled bathroom floors and wall panels offer a touch of sophistication. Modern amenities such as ceiling fans, a gas tankless instant hot water heater, and a dual gas and electric range cater to contemporary comforts. The high ceilings enhance the spacious feel, and the recent addition of a $27k solar panel system demonstrates a commitment to energy efficiency, proven by last month's electric bill of only $17. There are custom interior plantation shutters and exterior storm windows throughout. Outdoor living is equally impressive with a spacious rear deck and a pet-friendly private backyard, perfect for relaxation and entertainment. The new roof, completed in 2022, ensures durability, while the spacious front porch, original siding, and fireplaces preserve the home's historical charm. Security and convenience are not overlooked, with a fenced-in backyard and rear onsite parking. Located just blocks from the vibrant Downtown Wilmington, this home offers the perfect blend of tranquility and accessibility, being close to beaches, the university, hospital, and numerous shopping outlets. Walk to the vibrant Soda Pop and Cargo districts, with restaurants, breweries, and coffee shops. The E. Fleet Williams House is not just a dwelling but a piece of history, offering a unique living experience where the past and present converge.

308 N 16th Street, Wilmington

$1,200,000
3 Beds 3 Baths
Presenting 1801 Chestnut Drive, an exceptional residence nestled within the esteemed Carolina Heights. The home is registered with the Historic Wilmington Foundation and crafted to embody the seamless union of Southern charm and refined opulence. Positioned gracefully on a generous corner lot, this home offers an abundance of space. Including a newly constructed, expertly fashioned one-bedroom garage apartment by the renowned design-build firm Tongue & Groove, the property invites a multitude of possibilities. Whether hosting guests, establishing an elegant home office or studio, or generating substantial rental income, this versatile addition promises limitless potential. Enter the primary residence and be greeted by three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms, effortlessly delivering comfortable living quarters while preserving the enduring the elegance of the home. Meticulous attention to detail, harmoniously intertwining modern amenities to strike a perfect equilibrium between historical character and contemporary comforts. The interior unveils spacious rooms with tasteful sophistication and refined style. Indulge in the comfort of the recently renovated primary suite bathroom, thoughtfully designed to provide an oasis of relaxation and refined aesthetics. Outside, the enchanting setting of the corner lot has beautifully landscaped gardens and majestic, well-established trees, creating an atmosphere of unrivaled serenity and idyllic allure. Notably, this property caught the discerning eye of esteemed Screen Gems location scouts and found its place within the acclaimed movie, Scream 5, adding a touch of distinction. Ideally positioned within the historic neighborhood of Carolina Heights, this distinguished neighborhood offers a tranquil retreat while ensuring effortless access to the modern conveniences of daily life. Infused with rich historical significance, elegant design, and thoughtful contemporary updates, this residence is extraordinary.

1801 Chestnut Street, Wilmington

$449,000
3 Beds 2 Baths
Get ready to soak in the downtown Wilmington charm of an over 100-year-old home. Entering into this historic Craftsman style bungalow, (see documents) you'll find 1330 sq ft of living space with and additional 179.5 sq ft of heated space where you could make into an office/playroom or another bedroom, there are four cosmetically restored fireplaces and a welcoming flow from living to dining to kitchen space with easy access to two main level bedrooms and bathrooms. You'll enjoy cooking on the gas range surrounded by beautiful updated kitchen cabinetry. A spacious laundry room located at the rear of the house has plenty of wall space to create the perfect mudroom / drop zone. The backyard features a deck with gravel landscaping, a new shed, hammock and fire pit enclosed by a 6ft. privacy fence, where you can access the off-street private gravel alley entrance. The front yard boasts an inviting porch with a classic bench swing, two Adirondack chairs and a whiskey barrel with stools to entertain guests. Take a stroll throughout the beautiful Carolina Place neighborhood, enjoy an afternoon at the park within a few blocks, or pop in to Port City Java across Market St. for a fresh cup of joe. Carolina Place is located in one of Wilmington's most sought-after areas in Wilmington to live. This home is conveniently located near historic downtown Wilmington, with restaurants, bars, live music, river walk, and Live Oak Bank Amphitheater for all to enjoy. Also, convenient is Independence Mall, Cargo District, and more. It's hard to find a neighborhood quite like this in the Downtown area of Wilmington. Located only 8.5 miles from Wrightsville Beach. Schedule a showing today and make this cozy home yours!

2004 Pender Avenue, Wilmington

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