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Xl, Elegant & Historic Home, Perfect for Wedding & Large Groups

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Lovely brick colonial nestled in quaint historic neighborhood.

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Last updated: 07/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This quaint historic home is located in the Carolina Heights neighborhood of downtown Wilmington. The 1921 brick colonial is only 15 blocks from the riverfront and has much to offer. The riverfront has a multitude of activities, shops and restaurants. The antique district is also only 10 blocks away, located around Castle and 5th. The city offers two larger shopping experiences with Independence Mall and Mayfaire Town Center, not to mention the hundreds of other boutiques all around the city. Wrightsville beach is approximately a 15 minute car ride from the dwelling with Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Ft. Fisher (home to the NC Aquarium) being 30 minutes away. The city offers many spots for children: Fit for Fun on 10th Street(ages 6 mo. to 5 yrs.), The Children's Museum located downtown on 2nd and Orange (ages 2 to 10ish), Monkey Joe's, Jungle Rapids, skating rinks, an ice skating house, the list goes on...

The house went under an extensive renovation in 2008 and 2009. Itis furnished with new and antique pieces. The residence, which was completely gutted and rebuilt from the brick shell inward, still exudes all the charm and grace of historic homes, but has all the modern conveniences necessary to make your stay memorable.

This dwelling offers 5 spacious bedrooms located on the 2nd and 3rd floors. The second floor has a full master suite with double vanity, separate shower, claw foot tub and walk-in closet. The other two rooms on the 2nd floor sleep six people (a queen in one room and a queen and full in the other). These two bedrooms share a beautiful hall bath. The third floor has a queen bed in one room and two twins in the other. These two room share a hall bath as well. The living space downstairs contains a sitting area in the grand foyer, a formal dining room with large dining table, and a spacious and comfy living room with a large flat screen television. The first floor also houses the fully equipped, custom designed kitchen with dual fuel stove, French door refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, farmhouse sink as well as an eat-in nook. Off the rear of the kitchen, guest will find a separate walk-in pantry with second refrigerator, laundry room with sink, powder room and a lovely view of the fenced in back yard. The house also has a side porch that can be accessed through the French doors directly off the living room area. Furthermore, the residence is child friendly and a small group of toys have been provided on site.

The house has been carefully designed and embraces the elegance of a historic home with rich hardwood floors, vibrant historical colors, lots of exquisite lighting, large crown moldings, etc. This home should allow you to actually be home away from home. It is the perfect place to come relax, visit with friends and family, have a fun, filled adventure or all of the above. Please feel free to contact the owner with any questions or in regards to availability and costs should guests have extra needs (crib, pack-n-play, catering services, etc.) We await your arrival!

Keywords: Historic 1921 Brick Colonial, Large Group Accommodations, Wedding Party Accommodations, Wedding Guests Accommodations, Family Reunion Accommodations, Bridal Party Accommodations, OOT
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Property Type

  • House
  • 3300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    En Suite, Second Floor, Front View...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 double

    Front view, Second Floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Garden View, Second Floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    Third Floor, Garden View, Window Seat/Reading Alcove...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Third Floor, Garden view, Window Seat, Reading Alcove...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (4), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    First Floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Second Floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Third floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Second Floor...moreless

  • All new bathroom fixtures (except for original claw-footed tub in Master) and tile were added during complete house renovation. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    2 HDTV's (Living Room and Master Bedroom)...moreless

  • Toys

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining room seats 10. Adjoining seating in kitchen for 4. (There are also 2 bar stools in living room overlooking kitchen.)...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 14 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless Internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Flat Screen Television (HDTV)...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker can use whole bean or pre-ground coffees. Filters provided....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Complete with Service for 12...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless , with in door filtered water/ice and additional refrigerator in Butler's Pantry...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Side Porch with table and chairs...moreless

 

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

Sales and occupancy tax (13.00%) apply for all stays under 90 days.

Checks are the preferred payment method. 2.5% processing fee w/ credit cards.

$150 Cleaning fee (all linens included).

$500 refundable deposit is required. Payable by check ONLY!

50% deposit required at time of reservation.

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Last updated: 07/04/2015
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Location

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2 Miles
Nearest Airport
ILM Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Fort Fisher
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I40
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Wrightsville Beach

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: I am a native of North Carolina, being born and raised in Fayetteville, NC. My husband, Sean, grew up for most of his live in Greenville, NC. We moved to Wilmington, NC in November of 2004. We thoroughly enjoy living here with all that Wilmington has to offer, especially the beaches. It has made a perfect homestead for us and our three young children. We love old homes and enjoy renovating them. We currently live in an old home (1930) ourselves, just a block away for the vacation rental residence. It is a wonderful neighborhood and can't wait for you to come and join us!

Why the Owner Chose Wilmington:
We love old homes and think they are worth rehabilitating!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Great living spaces for gathering. Comfortable sleeping accommodations. Relaxing outdoor patio and covered porch. Central located to shopping, tourist attractions, beaches, restaurants, etc.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Lovely brick colonial nestled in quaint historic neighborhood.

    Lovely brick colonial nestled in quaint historic neighborhood.

  • Grand foyer with sitting area for conversation, reading or relaxing.

    Grand foyer with sitting area for conversation, reading or relaxing.

  • Sun-filled dining room exudes elegance with beautiful decorative fireplace.

    Sun-filled dining room exudes elegance with beautiful decorative fireplace.

  • Custom kitchen is fully equipped for any cooking experience.

    Custom kitchen is fully equipped for any cooking experience.

  • Eat-in nook provides quaint gathering area in addition to formal dining room.

    Eat-in nook provides quaint gathering area in addition to formal dining room.

  • The master suite has a writing desk, hardwood floors, and decorative fireplace.

    The master suite has a writing desk, hardwood floors, and decorative fireplace.

  • Spacious additional bedroom provides queen and full beds. Second floor.

    Spacious additional bedroom provides queen and full beds. Second floor.

  • Lovely queen bedroom with radiant morning sun. Third floor.

    Lovely queen bedroom with radiant morning sun. Third floor.

  • Bright and airy bedroom with two twin beds. Third Floor.

    Bright and airy bedroom with two twin beds. Third Floor.

  • Quaint side porch is just another place to enjoy gathering with company.

    Quaint side porch is just another place to enjoy gathering with company.

  • Welcoming entry to what awaits behind the door.

    Welcoming entry to what awaits behind the door.

  • Formal dining room seats 10 & is graced with wainscoting and cyrstal accents.

    Formal dining room seats 10 & is graced with wainscoting and cyrstal accents.

  • Large living area is perfect for gathering with family and friends.

    Large living area is perfect for gathering with family and friends.

  • View from Kitchen overlooking Living Room.

    View from Kitchen overlooking Living Room.

  • Master bedroom provides the perfect place to relax. Second floor.

    Master bedroom provides the perfect place to relax. Second floor.

  • Master bath features claw foot tub, rain style shower head, and walk-in closet.

    Master bath features claw foot tub, rain style shower head, and walk-in closet.

  • Tranquil Queen Bedroom overlooking rear garden. Second floor.

    Tranquil Queen Bedroom overlooking rear garden. Second floor.

  • Reading Nook in third floor Queen bedroom. There is another one in Twin bedroom.

    Reading Nook in third floor Queen bedroom. There is another one in Twin bedroom.

  • Spacious back yard perfect for kid and adult play/entertainment!

    Spacious back yard perfect for kid and adult play/entertainment!

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/04/2015
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