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FIVE STAR! 2 Master SUITES! Stunning! Near BEACH/Downtown/Dining/Shops/Museums!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths. Very private! Preferred by many celebrity guest!

Experience Wilmington while staying in this perfectly charming home in a location that is very convenient to many attractions; especially if you are filming at Screen Gems.

This home is PET FREE. We offer over the top guest services and take great pride in our very clean and neat home, on the inside and the outside.

The bed linens, comforters, and towels are always freshly sanitized with a luxurious feel and delightful light fragrance. We love to 'wow' our guests with special seasonal surprises such as fresh flowers, herbs and other wonderful treats as well. Relax on the back porch, where you'll find rocking chairs, a comfy Southern swing and the great outdoors in a very private well-manicured setting.

You'll know the minute you enter the old-English circular stone drive that many more luxurious details await. Nestled discreetly behind 60 year old azaleas and crape myrtle trees you will also enjoy total privacy in the large, serene fenced backyard where something is always blooming in the garden. The birds love it!

The beautiful colors and tasteful furnishings will delight you and uplift your spirit as will the skylights, a gourmet gas cook-top, lots of black granite and carerra marble throughout and original hardwood floors that a man cut from trees off of his farm for his daughter over sixty years ago.

The master suite affords privacy with high transome windows and is superbly equipped with a jacuzzi tub and direct access to lanai and garden, where the morning sun will greet you like an old friend each morning.


Keywords: Luxury home, executive home, house for rent near movie studio, near screen gems, close to Wrightsville Beach,

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About The Owner

Hello there! I'm Jeff and here is a picture of my beautiful wife of 33 years, Leigh. Also, our 22 year old son, Skyler, who graduated from Woodberry Forest School in Virginia in 2011 and will be graduating from Hampden-Sydney College in Farmville, Va in May 2016!

We are both from Salisbury, NC and now reside at Holden Beach, NC when we are not in Wilmington.

We welcome you to our home in Wilmington! We think this house is blessed to have a very special zen-like feel that you will surely notice and appreciate.

We are very happy to have you come and enjoy all of the creative touches, the luxurious conveniences, and the overall great energy that we have waiting for you here at this totally unique and special home.

The Owner purchased this house in 2006

Why The Owner chose Princess Place

Wilmington is one of North Carolina's most exceptional cities. Settled on the Cape Fear River and just minutes to the ocean...Wilmington has a rich history of accomplishments and a vibrant and utterly-southern culture. Wilmington offers so many attractions, you can be sure there is something special to discover for everyone.

We stumbled across this property several years ago and something told me to remodel this house...I did so as a trubute for my wife, who deserves the best. Back then, it was quite a jalopy...and now...I consider this particular remodeling venture an accomplishment of a lifetime. It became more than just a remodeling project. It became an artistic expression and a monumental statement that says, 'You can do much more than you think you can' especially when you put all of your creativity, all your heart, and all your love into it.

What makes this house unique

Treat yourself to a horse and buggy carriage tour of old-historic Wilmington.

Also, tour the battleship USS NORTH CAROLINA, where you will step onto the stage where history took place and experience the thrill of the most decorated US battleship of WWII. (Located just a few minutes away)

Visit Mayfair Shopping Center...the award winning development with you can do plenty of upscale shopping and choose from a great variety of restaurants. Mayfair is where we bring our guests and it's our favorite place to go to the movies. : )

Enjoy the beauty of Wrightsville Beach which is just one turn and then a straight shot from this house.

Wilmington's famous Azalea Festival will celebrate it's 64th year in 2011 from April 6-10. The Festival is a celebration of Wilmington’s exceptional artwork, gardens, rich history and culture during its five days of entertainment that includes: a parade, street fair, circus, concerts, pageantry, and all that is Southern.


Princess Place House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Dialup Access
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (2) Master has a heated mattress in winter; suite has jacuzzi and southern covered porch w/ swing., Queen size Beds (1) Pullout, Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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FIVE STAR! 2 Master SUITES! Stunning! Near BEACH/Downtown/Dining/Shops/Museums!
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Ritz Carlton in Wilmington North Carolina

  • 5 of 5

The house is roomy and housed our family of five very comfortably. The rooms are well appointed, natural light touches every room including skylights in a number of rooms, the beds were comfortable for all, and kitchen served all our needs. Our kids enjoyed the upstairs children's suite. We visited during a cold period so we could not enjoy the backyard and deck, but could see it looked like a wonderful place to grill out in the warmer months. No shortage of TVs and the system provided access to NetFlex, and Hulu, which we all enjoyed on the on-demand programming.

If we decide to head back to Wilmington again, will definitely see if this place is available again.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Raleigh, NC

Private and Peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were so pleased with our choice of this very special home. This home has been lovingly created and cared for. It seemed every possible need, had already been thought about. We especially loved the backyard Oasis, and fully equipped kitchen. Leigh is so personable, and certainly provided a special experience for our anniversary. Special touches found throughout the home! Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We loved it. Owner was great to work with. House was very clean and well furnished.

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Southern Charm at the Beach

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this charming house. (I have to admit it looks better in person.) It was only about 10-15 min from the beach, which was perfect since we weren't interested in dealing with the hustle and bustle of the beach crowed.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Bailey! Everyone says it looks even better in person, so maybe I should get new photos ha ha! Anyway thanks for choosing our home away from home for your NC getaway! We enjoyed meeting you, your lovely Mom and your awesome son!
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It truly was our home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

A great vacation starts with the selection of a great vacation house! This treasure is nestled in a tranquil setting that lends itself to a fairy tale cottage. Leigh met us at the door when we arrived. Her smile and vibrant personality as she welcomed us in told me we'd definitely made the right choice. The house is spotless, very spacious and the decor is nothing short of surpassed all my expectations. The kitchen is a dream, the master bathroom is luxurious, the upstairs nook provides the perfect place for family movie night and the rocking chairs on the large back porch are perfect for relaxing after a full day. The location is perfect for either a day at the beach or an afternoon in the historic district. Leigh and her husband have created more than a vacation's truly a home. We look forward staying here again! Trisha Jenkins

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Hospitality, Gorgeous Property, Highly Recommend

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at this lovely oasis of a home at the tail end of a beach vacation. We wanted to extend our stay in the area and explore Wilmington and found this hidden gem. Let me say that I am extremely picky about where I stay and I expect a certain level of luxury and cleanliness. This property did not disappoint! The owner, Leigh, was responsive at every turn. She helped me book the property last minute and met us at the property to walk us through and make us feel comfortable. As phenomenal as this house is, I think Leigh is even better - she is an absolute delight to work with, I felt as though I had made a lifelong friend!

The house is perfectly equipped with everything you need from a well-appointed (and gorgeous) kitchen, to comfortable bedding a towels, to the most relaxing backyard oasis you will ever find. We were all sad to leave and can't wait to return. I highly recommend this property and owner for people like me who want to stay somewhere that is as nice (or nicer!) than your own home and really want to relax while you're out of town. A big thank you to Leigh for all of her hospitality and dinner recommendations, we can't wait to stay at her beach house next!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Trish, thank you so much for this lovely review! Please come back again soon! Also, we would love for you to check out our place at Holden Beach, NC, listing #306811! Best regards, Leigh
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.25%

Repeat customers may be eligible for special discounts!
Add $100.00 for holidays, events and 2 night weekends only.
Please contact owner for details, thank you! Special rates and discounts offered for off season rentals!
Will happily trade properties with other VRBO and Homeaway owners! Thanks!
If family exceeds the 4 person maximum occupancy, is an additional charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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