Historic Overlay Homes

$753,900
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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