Historic District Homes

$450,000
2 Beds 2 Baths 100455281 MLS
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 100433611 MLS
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

$2,435,000
8 Beds 9 Baths 100432857 MLS
Incredible Lifestyle, Investment and Business opportunity right in the heart Wilmington's Historic District. Enjoy as a personal residence or Bed and Breakfast. Voted USA Today's 2023 Best Reader Choice Bed and Breakfast, the C.W. Worth House provides outstanding guest services in the Wilmington area. The level of mindfulness, tasteful renovations and charming historic appeal set this B&B opportunity apart from others. This beautiful historic landmark has seven guest rooms in addition to the main owner's suite. Each room has its own private entry, bathroom, and style. The inviting living areas are thoughtfully decorated and enhance the guest experience. Its prime location near downtown, the River Walk, and various dining options, placement within a historic district and room capacity provide a fantastic opportunity for its next owner. This property-business is turnkey ready and has advanced booking that enabled the next owner to benefit from all the previous owner's efforts. CW Worth House has received national notoriety for their service and location. CW Worth house was awarded 2022 - Present: Select Registry Property, 2022 & 2023 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice, 2023 Best Hotel/ Bed & Breakfast in the Cape Fear Region and 2023 USA Today #1 10Best Readers' Choice Best Bed & Breakfast. Considering the Award-Winning Business, Unique Charm, and a solid business plan enables the CW Worth House to continue to excel.

412 S 3rd Street, Wilmington

$1,125,500
5 Beds 5 Baths 100414264 MLS
Step into the past at the Northrop-Graham House, an exemplary Neoclassical Revival-style residence that captivates with its grand 2.5-story facade. Welcoming you is a wrap-around front porch, setting the tone for an inviting entry into the home. Step through the front door to discover an impressive foyer, complete with a breathtaking oversized entry hall that is sure to enchant all your guests. The house boasts original features, including hardwood floors with intricate inlaid details, three sets of functional double pocket doors, and a single door gracing the living areas. The formal dining room, adorned with a coffered ceiling, is adjacent to the original solarium. Eight fireplaces with detailed mantels add to the historic charm. Over the years, the current owner has meticulously restored many features, and now, they are ready to pass the torch to a new owner. This presents a wonderful opportunity for someone with a passion for preserving and appreciating historic homes. This residence has borne witness to decades of history, and now it's your turn to create lasting memories in this living piece of Wilmington's past. The location is unbeatable, offering a short stroll through the Historic District to the revitalized Riverwalk and downtown area. Here, you'll find a plethora of restaurants, shops, as well as music and theatrical venues, providing an enriching cultural experience right at your doorstep.

106 S 5th Avenue, Wilmington

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