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Elegantly Appointed and Ideally Located in Historic Downtown Wilmington, Nc

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Last updated: 07/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

If your desired dates are not available ... please visit VRBO #639384 ... also located in The Woodbury-Hoggard House.

JULY is an exciting time in Wilmington (fireworks, great performances, outdoor celebrations, free concerts, and SO MUCH MORE!) ... contact Rhonda for a Free Calendar of Events. The Woodbury-Hoggard House is located within walking distance of the festivities ... and ... unlike most ... WE DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA FOR FESTIVAL DATES!

This elegant condo is located in the historically significant Woodbury-Hoggard House in downtown Wilmington ... situated high on the corner of 5th Ave. & Orange Street ... just 6 blocks from the Cape Fear River (America's #1 River Front!!!) ... close enough for strolling ... down to the RiverWalk to enjoy the fabulous sunsets ... to Thalian Hall for live performances ... to wine bars and pubs ... and, of course, to enjoy a magnificent meal at one of Downtown Wilmington's excellent restaurants! A short walk home to your accommodations in one of Wilmington's finest mansions transports you back in time ... and to a quiet, restful sleep.

When (and if) you are ready to get back in your car (parked in its very own space in the private driveway), take a 15 minute drive to the beautiful blue water at Wrightsville Beach ... drive just a bit further to Carolina Beach (great seafood!) ... or to historic Fort Fisher (Civil War Museum) ... and take the scenic ferry ride over to Southport and the Brunswick Beaches.

If you enjoy films, TV, and movie-star watching ... you have found the epicenter! Wilmington is internationally known as 'Hollywood East' ... home to the largest film studio outside of California. Since Hollywood first called in 1983, the Wilmington area has logged more than 400 film-related credits ... and the filming continues (Iron Man ... Sleepy Hollow ...) Filmmakers favor the mild climate, island beaches, varied landscapes and architecture, and historic river district. On the streets along the Cape Fear River, different tours depart by land and water, and virtually all mention sites from the hundreds of movies, TV series and other projects shot here. Experience movie-magic on a guided walking tour. Join one of Hollywood East’s most entertaining and self-important directors ( : on a name dropping, movie and TV extravaganza through one of America’s largest living film sets; Wilmington, North Carolina! You will see real locations for some of Hollywood East's biggest movies and TV Shows.This 90 minute fun-filled walking tour will have you laughing and crying.

After a full day of star-gazing ... windsurfing ... antiquing ... fine dining ... whatever you choose, you will love returning to this elegant one bedroom, one bath condo, furnished with antiques ... and featuring all the modern conveniences. The sofa in the living area converts to a queen sleep ... luxurious linens for both beds (and the bathroom) are included in your rental. Cleaning fees are also included. The kitchen is small, but efficient ... the table in the living area seats four. 14-foot ceilings are adorned with original plaster ... and the space is filled with original art. There is an office space with a desk (free long distance calls) ... high speed internet service ... a large, new HD TV featuring expanded cable service ... a second TV in the bedroom ... a minibar with an additional refrigerator ... and free use of the washer and dryer.

The Woodbury-Hoggard House porch has been (and continues to be) home to much Southern Hospitality ... rocking chairs ... porch swing ... mint juleps ... you get the picture ( : Hope to see Ya'll round here soon!

Keywords: Condo, Urban, Downtown, Historic District, Antique, Historic Renovation, Restaurants, Entertainment, Nightlife, Pubs, Bars, Cafes, Museums, Cape Fear, Film, Porch Swing, Cozy, Quiet, Honeymoon, Wedding, Anniversary, Getaway, Retreat, Elegant, Expanded Cable, Netflix, Amazon Prime, WiFi, Vacation Rental, Wilmington

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    There is a 'pack & play' for the very young travelers!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Sofa in living area is a queen sleeper...moreless

  • Luxurious linens

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Claw foot tub with shower

Other Amenities

  • The historically significant Woodbury Hoggard House is the Perfect Location for Festival Attendees, Wedding Guests, and walking to everything Historic Downtown Wilmington has to offer ... while being a short drive to the beautiful beaches of southern North Carolina!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Extended HD Cable Package...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Large 'smart' HD flat screen TV in living area features FREE Netflix and Amazon Prime movies and series!...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    The perfect retreat ... close enough to walk to great restaurants and live entertainment ... yet luxuriously quiet. All the charm of a Historically famous home ... updated with modern conveniences....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    One off-street parking space...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free long distance...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Upstairs (no charge to use)...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Dual Coffee/Tea/Beverage Maker (full pot or single cup) - with a large variety of K Cups provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Convection/Bake/Broil Countertop Oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Paper towels, toilet tissue, coffee, tea, and basic pantry items are provided...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    One in kitchen ... small refrigerator in mini bar...moreless

  • Stove:

    Two-burner Hot Plate, Large Electric Skillet...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Southern porch with rocking chairs and swing...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautiful landscaping, including a courtyard...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Beach chairs, beach towels, and cooler provided for your trips to the beaches nearby....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Vacation
Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$139 $169
Fri, Sat
$849 $2,999
Fall & Winter
Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$99 $139
Fri, Sat
$599 $1,999
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$99
$599 $1,999
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Tax Rate 14%

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Location

4 Miles
Nearest Airport
ILM International
0.4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Dozens
18 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Fort Fisher - Southport
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Dozens
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I 40
0.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Dozens
8.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Wrightsville Beach

Car: Recommended

The Woodbury-Hoggard House is situated high on the corner of 5th Ave. & Orange Street ... just 6 blocks from the Cape Fear River (America's #1 River Front!!!) ... close enough for strolling ... down to the RiverWalk to enjoy the fabulous sunsets ... to Thalian Hall for live performances ... to wine bars and pubs ... and, of course, to enjoy a magnificent meal of one of Downtown Wilmington's excellent restaurants! A short walk home to your accommodations in one of Wilmington's finest mansions transports you back in time ... and to a quiet, restful sleep.

The Woodbury-Hoggard House was built in 1854 by Phineus Woodbury, a Union General who fell in love with, and married, a Southern Belle (before the Civil War!). It is featured on the Historic Wilmington Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours ... so stand on the porch and wave as the folks ride past ( :

The Woodbury-Hoggard House has been featured:

• On the “Old Wilmington By Candlelight Tour”

• On the cover of “Encore Magazine”

• On the “Secret Garden Tour”

• In “Wilmington Magazine”

• In “Living Southern Style Magazine”

What A Great Place! Verrazzano sailed up the Cape Fear River in 1524 ... and when he returned to Europe, he wrote that ours was the most beautiful area he had ever seen ... this was the first written description of 'the New World'. Whether watching the sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean ... or relaxing as it sets over the Cape Fear River ... what a Beautiful Place! The history, geography, climate, arts, and laid-back vibe of the folks who live here make Wilmington a Wonderful Town.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: Jim & Rhonda Schoolfield fell in love with Wilmington, North Carolina many years ago ... and their love for this historically beautiful place continues to grow. From the Cape Fear River to the Atlantic Ocean ... and everything in between ... they believe there is truly 'something for everyone' here ... and they want to share the wonderful experience of Wilmington with You!

Why the Owner Chose Wilmington:
The Woodbury-Hoggard House is a historically significant structure, built in 1854 ... and one of the finest homes in Downtown Wilmington. Rhonda & Jim spent 5 years meticulously restoring this Italianate to her former glory. In 2004, they won the Preservation Award for their efforts.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
This elegantly appointed condo features one bedroom with a queen bed and a sofa in the living area that converts to a queen sleeper. There is also a 'pack & play' for tiny travelers. Luxury linens for both are included ... along with towels for the bathroom and kitchen. The kitchen is small but efficient ... and fully equipped. Extras include a minibar with additional refrigerator ... an office area with a desk ... expanded cable TV service with a large, new HD flatscreen in the living area ... a second TV in the bedroom ... high speed internet ... including free Netflix and Amazon Prime programming. There is free use of the laundry room. Enjoy the Southern 'rocking chair' front porch ... and much more!


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish, American Sign Language

 

Photos

  • Living Area Filled With Light And Art

    Living Area Filled With Light And Art

  • The Woodbury-Hoggard House Was Featured On The Cover Of Encore Magazine

    The Woodbury-Hoggard House Was Featured On The Cover Of Encore Magazine

  • Pull-Out Sofa Converts To A Queen Bed

    Pull-Out Sofa Converts To A Queen Bed

  • Comfy Queen Bed With Luxury Linens

    Comfy Queen Bed With Luxury Linens

  • The Woodbury-Hoggard House, Built In 1854, Received A Preservation Award in 2004

    The Woodbury-Hoggard House, Built In 1854, Received A Preservation Award in 2004

  • Our Southern Porch Is A Stress Free Zone...Relax!

    Our Southern Porch Is A Stress Free Zone...Relax!

  • The Woodbury-Hoggard House Porch Is Famous!

    The Woodbury-Hoggard House Porch Is Famous!

  • We Treat Our Wedding Guests Like Royalty

    We Treat Our Wedding Guests Like Royalty

  • The Woodbury-Hoggard House Is Perfect For Wedding Parties & Celebrations

    The Woodbury-Hoggard House Is Perfect For Wedding Parties & Celebrations

  • Enjoy The #1 River Front In America With Stunning Sunsets - Just 6 Blocks Away!

    Enjoy The #1 River Front In America With Stunning Sunsets - Just 6 Blocks Away!

  • Sunset Over The Intracoastal Waterway ... Can Take Your Breath Away!

    Sunset Over The Intracoastal Waterway ... Can Take Your Breath Away!

  • Elegant Entrance To Your Suite At The Woodbury-Hoggard House

    Elegant Entrance To Your Suite At The Woodbury-Hoggard House

  • Office Nook Features A Printer And Free Long Distance Calls

    Office Nook Features A Printer And Free Long Distance Calls

  • Kitchen Is Compact And Efficient

    Kitchen Is Compact And Efficient

  • Charming Bath With Modern Conveniences

    Charming Bath With Modern Conveniences

  • The WHH Has Been Featured On Many Tours And In Several Magazines

    The WHH Has Been Featured On Many Tours And In Several Magazines

  • Enjoy Flora & Fauna In The Courtyard

    Enjoy Flora & Fauna In The Courtyard

  • The Woodbury-Hoggard House Is Listed On The National Historic Register

    The Woodbury-Hoggard House Is Listed On The National Historic Register

  • The Sound Of Trickling Water Soothes In The Shady Courtyard

    The Sound Of Trickling Water Soothes In The Shady Courtyard

  • Enjoy A Water Tour Of The Cape Fear River And The Historic Downtown River Walk

    Enjoy A Water Tour Of The Cape Fear River And The Historic Downtown River Walk

  • More Than 50 Gorgeous Golf Courses Less Than 45 Minutes Away-Open To The Public

    More Than 50 Gorgeous Golf Courses Less Than 45 Minutes Away-Open To The Public

  • 3 Beautiful Blue-Water Beaches Less Than 30 Minutes Away ... 7 More 1 Hour Away

    3 Beautiful Blue-Water Beaches Less Than 30 Minutes Away ... 7 More 1 Hour Away

VRBO #559465

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