Welcome to Historic Downtown Wilmington 

You will love the charm and atmosphere of the homes in the historic district of downtown Wilmington, NC.  It is truly a wonderful place to live or to own a vacation home or an investment property.  Our agents have a great deal of knowledge and experience with downtown Wilmington NC real estate.  Trust us to show you around the neighborhood and guide you to a home that's the best fit for your budget and lifestyle.

Easy Walking Distance to Shops, Theater, and Restaurants

In addition to the charm and close-knit neighborhood vibe of downtown Wilmington, one of the favorite draws of living here is the walkability of the area.  Simply stroll through the neighborhoods, admiring homes and gardens throughout downtown or head towards the Cape Fear River to the business district for wonderful restaurants, shops, and live theater.  

Downtown Wilmington is known for dining that varies from bold and unique, to comforting southern fare. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just coffee or drinks at a wide variety of establishments downtown.

Shopping downtown provides a break from the usual chain stores. Our shops and galleries are local and unique, offering something of interest to everyone.

Live theater abounds downtown at the historic Thalian Hall as well as City Stage. You can also venture outside of the main business district for Theater Now (10th St.) and Big Dawg Productions (Castle St.).  On select days, you can catch art house movies at Cinematique presented by our local NPR station and Thalian Hall.

Downtown Wilmington is a wonderful, fun, and cultural living experience.  Our agents would love to help you find your perfect downtown house.

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Historic District Homes For Sale

$875,000
4 Beds 3 Baths 100365537 MLS
Looking for a historic home in downtown Wilmington that blends historic charm and modern updates? Then look no further! The Sutton-Burgwin House was built circa 1850 in the Greek Revival style and thoughtfully and extensively renovated just a few years ago. Along a brick-lined street, every effort was made to preserve the historic elements of the house while providing modern conveniences. The home features over 2,800 square feet and contains four bedrooms and three full bathrooms. The beauty of 323 S. Fourth Street is in the many details: restored hardwood floors throughout much of the house, a stunning staircase, window seats, seven fireplaces, one in almost every room, plentiful storage, and even a laundry chute! Enter from the expansive front porch and notice how the large windows in every room provide abundant natural light. Pass through the living room into the open chef's kitchen with high-end modern appliances, built-in desk and cubbies below the windows that flank the fireplace, and an expansive kitchen island and open shelves that were built from repurposed wood from the home. Each of the four bedrooms are spacious, with the primary bedroom featuring a custom closet with plentiful built-ins and a en-suite bathroom with a walk-in, tiled shower. The other two bathrooms have also been tastefully renovated and feature claw foot tubs. Architectural glass doors lead from the kitchen into the backyard. Outside is a private, fenced yard with a charming patio and entertainment area and a quaint gardening shed with a live-green roof. Be sure to take a minute and read about the history of the house on the historic plaque that is located to the right of the front door. This home's location in the Historic District near Front Street, the Castle Street Arts District, dining, entertainment and other historic neighborhoods all add to a spectacular living experience. Welcome home to the Sutton-Burgwin House!

323 S 4th Street, Wilmington

$829,000
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, 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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