Downtown Wilmington & Nearby Neighborhoods

Welcome to Downtown Wilmington and the neighboring communities, where you'll find a truly unique assortment of historic and modern homes, quaint shops, fantastic restaurants and plenty of Southern charm! The Downtown area is located in the western part of Wilmington, north of Greenfield Lake and south of the Wilmington International Airport. Downtown Wilmington is divided into several districts, with the Historic District being one of the most popular among locals and visitors alike. 

Whether you're searching for a modern condo with luxurious amenities, hunting for a cute little cottage on a brick-paved road, or you're hoping to invest in a stately historic mansion, Downtown Wilmington and the surrounding areas have something for just about everyone. You can even find some great starter homes and investment property if you know where to look! 

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Downtown Wilmington Homes For Sale

3 Beds 3 Baths 100353090 MLS
Welcome to the John J Fowler house, a stunning Queen Anne style home with a complete down-to-the studs restoration and winner of the historic preservation rehabilitation award in 2015. The talented owners have completely redesigned the interiors to compliment the 10'' moldings, working pocket doors, pristine heart pine floors and 7 fireplaces. The historic sized kitchen has a large ''WOW'' factor and features an oversized butlers pantry, service area, quartz/marble counters, newer Fisher & Paykel and ILVE appliances, and custom island. Two baths have also been redesigned, the master with a generous walk-in shower. For a complete list of features, see attached list in documents. Many a dinner party has been thrown in the home which spills out onto the the rear patio area, which, because of the east facing orientation, is perfect for summer and fall evenings. Off Street parking accommodates as many as 2-4+ cars comfortably. Front street is arguably the premier residential location in historic Wilmington where you can enjoy watching the Percheron horse and carriage ride tour along Front Street daily. The Cape Fear river and two mile riverwalk are just one block away showcasing the most spectacular sunsets. Abundant dining and shopping is similarly close by. Note this home originally was a duplex and could easily be returned to this functionality with its small kitchen upstairs or use several rooms upstairs for a separate apartment. All furnishings can be bought separately.

417 S Front Street, Wilmington

3 Beds 5 Baths 100360692 MLS
MODERN SOPHISTICATION MEETS HISTORIC DOWNTOWN with AirBnB rental potential! VIDEO TOUR included! Sunlight pours into every room of this end-unit townhome built just two years ago. 323 Bladen Street is the downtown lifestyle, around the corner from a world class wine bar, local ice cream, breweries, restaurants and sunsets over the River Walk.The first floor has the remote professional in mind with a spacious office space (or guest suite) with separate exterior entrance and a full bathroom. In an area where off-street parking can be scarce, the two car garage includes a 240 V car charging station, bike racks, custom shelving and a Navien tankless water heater. Take the elevator or let your eye follow four floors above through the open staircase that brightens the entire home. Large-scale thermal windows offer views of the city or use the recently added $8,000 worth of top-down, bottom-up blinds. Wood floors balance a chic, contemporary kitchen housing a 5-burner gas range, reverse osmosis system, convection oven and professionally organized walk-in pantry. Take dinner onto the balcony or on cool nights, inside next to the glass rock fireplace. The Master Suite includes an impressively spacious walk-in closet with custom shelving. The bathroom was upgraded with custom lighting. Note the unique tiling in each bathroom and deep soaking tub. The fourth floor offers your guests a penthouse experience with a full bathroom, beverage bar and city skyline views. The current owners have used it for a peaceful yoga studio. Pull back the three-panel glass door and light the outdoor fireplace and grill when entertaining outdoors.Located in the vibrant Brooklyn Arts District, 323 Bladen is a few blocks to the river, new outdoor concert amphitheater, upcoming Rail Trail, Wilson Fire Arts Center and River Walk.

323 Bladen Street, Wilmington

3 Beds 3 Baths 100354662 MLS
Award winning '08 Craftsman home blends the charm of the historic district with modern conveniences! Admire the 10' ceilings, crown molding, hardwood floors in living areas & bedrooms, plus detailed craftsmanship throughout. Main level includes a formal dining room, gourmet kitchen featured on the Back Door Kitchen Tour with quartz countertops, prep island, gas stovetop/double oven, under cabinet lighting, wood cabinets, pantry & tile floor. The sunny breakfast nook has built-in seating with storage. The living room has a linear gas fireplace, built-ins & beautiful prairie-style Pella windows. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms & 2 full baths. The master has a walk in closet with built-in organization system & spa-like bath with two sinks, updated lighting, round mirrors, a walk-in shower with river rock flooring, glass enclosure + a water closet & linen storage. There's a private balcony + direct access to the laundry room with linen closet + washer & dryer included. Bedrooms 2 & 3 share a Jack 'N Jill bath with a whirlpool tub/shower, 2 sinks & linen closet. Downstairs is a full finished basement built with Insulated Concrete Forms for energy efficiency & sound proofing. Basement has LVP floors, a Murphy bed for guests, a large rec room with abundant storage + a bonus doggie door. Extra features: Central vac, tankless water heater, conditioned attic storage, drop zone, exterior recently painted, roof 2019, main HVAC 2014, plus 1 year 2-10 Warranty included for buyer. 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 quiet neighborhood setting but with close proximity to restaurants & entertainment. Only 4 blocks to the Cape Fear riverwalk, minutes to shopping, dining, golf, & 9 miles to Wrightsville Beach. You'll LOVE calling Historic Wilmington HOME!

414 Nun Street, Wilmington

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