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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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Contact our agents when you're ready to learn more or to schedule a showing: 910-616-9824

Historic District Homes For Sale

$1,800,000
4 Beds 3 Baths 100333762 MLS
The Honnet house at 322 South Front Street was built in 1881, by the area's most prominent Jeweler and watchmaker, and it remained in the family until after World War II. Known for its enormous Ionic columns and expansive porches, pictures of this beautiful home have been used to promote the Historic District and Wilmington for years. Benjamin Moore Paints used this home as the cover photo for their Historic Paints brochure in the 1980s.When the front door opens, one is swept into the foyer with the wide stairway taking off in front of you and the hallway alongside leading to the large kitchen in the back of the house. The spacious foyer features the elegant pier mirror ordered for the house by its original owner, George Honnet, and one cannot help but notice the unusually tall ceilings - just shy of 12 feet! On the left side of the house, framed glass sliding doors separate the front and back parlors. The dining room at the back has a recessed niche for a buffet, and the cozy living room has a fireplace with windows to either side. The kitchen and spacious breakfast room are at the back of the house along with a full bath and the back enclosed stair. Upstairs there are four bedrooms - one with access to the large balcony overlooking Front Street, and two full baths. At the back of the upstairs is a wonderful space that would make a perfect office, as there are windows facing the Cape Fear River. This house is being sold along with the adjacent wooded lot behind it at 25 Nun Street.

322 S Front Street, Wilmington

Listing courtesy of Intracoastal Realty Corporation.

$1,100,000
5 Beds 6 Baths 100281308 MLS
The Hargrove Bellamy House is a prominent Market Street mansion in the heart of historic Wilmington with an impressive historic pedigree. Built in 1928, by Hargrove Bellamy, a descendant of Wilmington's famed Bellamy family, this mansion quality residence is the unique marriage of romance and engineering that withstands the test of time. After years of neglect and disrepair, this grand Georgian style home has been saved from near certain ruin and is now structurally sound and ready for restoration. Instead of a pile of brick and rubble, the Hargrove Bellamy House is now a gem ready to be restored to a crown jewel of Historic Wilmington it was intended to be.Grand entry hall, elegant spiral staircase, formal living room and dining room, butlers pantry, large, bright kitchen, breakfast room, and a walnut wood paneled library. Built in closets abound as do originally brass door fittings throughout the residence. The bedroom level includes an extensive Master Suite with fireplace, dressing area, and large bath. The other four bedrooms spacious and have baths and walk in closets. The basement level includes a redwood paneled game room with large fireplace and half kitchen. The nearly one acre lot features a prominent Market Street profile in the front and a large lawn in the rear encircled with an original brick wall and gate entrance from Princess Street. Substantial engineering restoration to date includes a roof restoration that retained the original 80 year old slate tiles.. This grand residence is now structurally sound and survived recent hurricanes with true southern elegance and grit. As an historic home, this property is eligible for Federal Tax Credits through the National Register of Historic Places application process. At nearly 8,400 square feet (including above and below grade), this home was designed by the Bellamy family for entertaining and is ready for new owners to restore its grandeur and glory to Historic Wilmington. Pls wear a mask. MOLD present.

1417 Market Street, Wilmington

Listing courtesy of Live Oak Real Estate.

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