Carolina Place is a historic neighborhood located just outside of downtown Wilmington, NC. If you're looking for a neighborhood filled with charming bungalows, dutch colonials, and craftmen style homes, Carolina Place might be the spot for you. While many of the properties in the area have been completely renovated in recent years, there are still some opportunities for people who want to buy and fix-up older historic residences.

Some Reasons to Consider Buying Real Estate in Carolina Place

  • Located just a couple of miles from the downtown Historic District and the Cape Fear River
  • Great option for people looking for classic craftsman style bungalows and charming older homes
  • Prices that may be affordable to many first time home buyers.
  • Quiet streets with sidewalks - great walkability!
  • Family friendly atmosphere
  • Popular spot for retirees who want to live close to downtown
  • There is a decent size city park located in the neighborhood with a playground, stream, basketball courts, and large fields for letting kids and pets run and play.
  • Easy to walk to the Forest Hills neighborhood which is one of Wilmington's oldest and most beautiful areas.
  • The Wilmington YMCA is just a few blocks away.
  • There is a Port City Java coffee shop across Market Street.

What Carolina Place Does not Have

  • A large selection of newer homes. This is not a new home community.
  • Large lots (although there are some double lots and exceptions)

If you would like to learn more about homes for sale in Carolina Place or any of Wilmington's other great neighborhoods, give us a call at 910-616-9824.

Recently Listed Homes for Sale in Carolina Place

5 Beds 5 Baths 100355569 MLS
A restored historic MASTERPIECE with rare garage parking and a guest apartment ideal for visitors or rental income! In 1910 salesman Eugene Philyaw from C.W. Yates & Company purchased the corner lot on Market and 18th Street. Eugene borrowed aesthetics from the stately architecture of Carolina Heights and the creativity of up-and-coming Carolina Place. The home would later become an inn called The Maples and then broken up into apartments, until 2015 when the property was completely restored, winning the Historic Wilmington Foundation Rehabilitation Award and featured on the Azalea Home Tour. Enter from the wrap-around porch and note the absolute treasure of a reading nook with pointed arch trim. The beauty of 1802 Market Street is in the many details: the original glass door knobs, hardwoods, ornate chandeliers, even the door hinges are gorgeous! The home has six fireplaces, one in active use with gas logs and some of the others maintaining their original tile. Pass under the arch into the palatial chef's kitchen with luxury appliances and custom cabinetry. Two islands and a large gas range allow for food prep and entertaining. The marble backsplash ties the room together for a truly stunning and spacious light-filled room.Each of the five bedrooms is matched to a full bathroom. A first floor suite combines both shower and tub behind a sophisticated glass walk-in and chandeliers glow over the his and hers sinks. Upstairs find the guest quarters which could easily be sectioned off via its private exterior staircase. Here a kitchenette and dining room accommodate an additional bedroom, living room, dining area and two full bathrooms. Your guests will feel like they're staying in the lap of luxury!Unique to Wilmington the home has a partial basement, off-street parking and a two car garage. Since 1910, this uncommon household has been a beloved cornerstone of the Carolina Place neighborhood. Welcome home to 1802 Market Street.

1802 Market Street, Wilmington

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