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Wilmington's Historic Carolina Heights Neighborhood

You'll find the historic, yet hip, funky and eclectic Wilmington neighborhood of Carolina Heights just off Market Street between 17th and 20th Streets. It was developed around 1908 as one of the city's original "streetcar suburbs". Lush green canopies formed by majestic oaks frame block after block of absolutely charming and unique homes. Most were built between 1910 and 1930 and represent some of the finest examples of that era's popular architectural styles. A leisurely drive through Carolina Heights offers one delightful view after another of cute cottages, cozy bungalows, brightly painted Victorians, and stately Colonials. 

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Living in the Community & Location Information

Neighbors here frequently know one another and work together to maintain their community's distinctive character. Although it is not an amenity-filled new subdivision, historic Carolina Heights appeals to all ages due to its wonderful location and close-knit neighborhood feel. Living in Carolina Heights truly offers the best of both worlds. Situated at the edge of Wilmington's, "Mansion District", it is delightfully close to the downtown area, which is brimming with shopping, dining and entertainment venues, plus the newly completed Riverwalk. 

Another plus is how close Carolina Heights is to the comprehensive medical facilities at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Also nearby, there are numerous churches and schools including one private Catholic school. From Carolina Heights, it's a quick trip to lovely Greenfield Lake which has several parks, including a city skate park, playgrounds, tennis courts, basketball courts, 5-mile lake trail and picnic areas. The Greenfield Amphitheatre hosts a variety of concerts and special events throughout the year with national and internationally known artists and several local theatre companies. 

Because of its central location, Carolina Heights is convenient to Independence Mall, Mayfaire, Carolina Beach and Wrightsville Beach. So, whether you fancy a little retail therapy, a jog around the WB Loop or world famous Britt's donut, the choice is yours. There are only a few neighborhoods in Wilmington that offer access to so much! 

We invite you to browse the current real estate listings for Carolina Heights and let us know when you're ready to see a few of these timeless, classic homes.

 

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