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Romantic Cottage in Historic Downtown Wilmington

Bedrooms 2
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Romantic Key West style cottage in historic downtown Wilmington -- two bedrooms each with full size bed, and one HUGE bathroom complete with claw foot tub. Walk to the River, shopping, bars, restaurants, live theater, and all the amenities that downtown has to offer.

The home has a large covered rear porch to enjoy the oriental garden and very private backyard. Although the house was built in the late 1800's, it was redone in this century retaining much of its original charm... high ceilings, hardwood and ceramic floors. The "cooks" kitchen, while minus a dishwasher, is fully equipped including blender, gas range, microwave, 'frig, and custom counter-top made of granite and exotic woods.

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Andrea Moriarty
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 11, 2018


Historic District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Double Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
To confirm booking, we ask for 50% of total costs via check mailed to owner. This amount will be applied to reservation. Remaining balance to be sent 30 days prior to arrival, along with $250 refundable damage deposit


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Romantic Cottage in Historic Downtown Wilmington
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 27 reviews

Super cute cottage in great location!

  • 5 of 5

I had a great time on my visit and loved this cottage! Very cute and comfortable with everything I needed. The yard was perfect for my small dogs and the porches were great for relaxing. I will stay here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute, family and dog friendly home in a great location

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I went with our family of 5 (2 toddlers, 1 small dog) in late September. The house was within reasonable walking/stroller distance to the riverwalk and downtown restaurants. Drives to attractions outside of town (battleship NC, wrightsville, airlie, etc.) were all reasonable and we were happy with stayed within the charm of this great city. We really enjoyed our morning walks with the dog through the historic neighborhood. Wilmington is also especially dog friendly as dogs are sometimes welcome in shops and restaurants.

The house was reasonably stocked and apple fresh linens were provided.

Our only complaint was that the house needed some TLC. One of the front gate hinges was broken, some bathroom tiles were loose (which we covered with floor mat), and the house could have used a deep cleaning. We don't wear shoes inside and our socks would get soiled very fast. Keep that in mind if you have small children playing on the floor.

Would still come back with those caveats and Wilmington is a great town!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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This house was perfect for our vacation stay!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed every minute of our trip. The house was everything we had hoped for. We loved sitting on the back porch for a cup of coffee in the morning or glass of wine at night. Andrea was very accommodating and helpful. The house was in a great location. Far enough from downtown to be quiet at night but close enough that we walked downtown every day with our one and a half year old. There isn't anything we would have changed about our stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this cute house.

  • 5 of 5

The home was very welcoming. I had the pleasure of meeting the owner and I felt like I knew her for a long time. Everything was clean and the beds were super comfortable. Andrea let us bring our dogs and they had the perfect back yard to be outside. I would most definitely stay in this home again. The neighborhood felt very safe and is the perfect location.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location to downtown

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed here with our dog. It was a nice walk to downtown. And nearby breweries are dog friendly, which was great for our social pooch. The home had great character and was the perfect size for us. Would stay here again. The only issue we experienced was getting the appropriate security deposit refunded via homeaway. However, Andrea promptly resolved the issue, and kept us up to date throughout . Definitely a positive!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

I was very pleased with my stay here and would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $300

The rates have not changed in 7 years, but i have added a $50 pet fee and a $50. cleaning fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.