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2 FREE TICKETS for HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE RIDES through HISTORIC WILMINGTON when you book any remaining weekend in September!
WE DID IT AGAIN ... Wilmington was just voted (August 2015) "Best Alfresco Dining in America" ... and in 2014 our Port City was named "America's Best Riverfront"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!The World has discovered Wonderful Wilmington. Come see for yourself what all the fanfare is about!
If your desired dates are not available ... please visit VRBO #639384 ... also located in The Woodbury-Hoggard House.
September is spectacular in Wilmington (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!
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
Large 'smart' HD flat screen TV in living area features FREE Netflix and Amazon Prime movies and series!...moreless
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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
Discounts: 7 nights or more: $121 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $100 Nightly
Fall & Winter Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2016 2 night min stay
$139 Fri, Sat
Discounts: 7 nights or more: $86 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $67 Nightly
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
Discounts: 7 nights or more: $86 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $67 Nightly
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Refundable Damage Deposit$100
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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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.
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!