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The O'Connor House for Planning Your Wedding or Vacation

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Historic Home (1896), 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Welcome to the O'Connor House, featured in the 2011 Secret Garden Tour and the 2012 Azalea Festival Home Tour. The home was completely renovated with all the modern conveniences and upscale decor. The perfect location for wedding visitors and vacationers. Centrally located in town (truly walking distance to downtown restaurants and activities) makes it convenient to churches and reception facilities and after the wedding take a walking tour of historic downtown Wilmington right from our front door; or take a horse drawn carriage ride and learn about the history of this city; or take a trolley tour past the mansions and restored homes dating back to the American Revolution and Civil War; or just sit back and enjoy the visitors passing your front porch on their way to the farmer's market, Azalea Parade or Fourth of July fireworks. And for our wedding guests, the horse drawn carriage and trolley rides are popular means of transportation to the church or reception location

Wilmington has so much to offer and the O'Connor House is so convenient! So, spend a vacation in town. Save a little money and enjoy the city. And if you like to get away to the beach, it is only a short 15 minute ride to the beautiful beaches of Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach or Kure Beach. And golfers, there are numerous courses in town or just a short ride away.

The O'Connor house has 4 bedrooms: Master with full bath, a large porch, a fireplace and king size bed. 1 Queen bedroom with a rear private porch overlooking the patio and gardens, 1 large queen bedroom with a fireplace and a bedroom with a twin bed and a twin trundle. The upstairs also has an additional bathroom.

The downstairs has a large living room with fireplace and a HD tv, a dining room with a fireplace and seating for 8, a large fully equipped kitchen with new ss appliances, dishwasher and breakfast area. There is a den off the kitchen with an HD tv and wireless internet service. There is also a powder room.

There is parking in the rear for 2 cars off a private driveway, a patio and rear covered porch with a gas grill. Our housekeeper and gardener make sure the house is spotless and the garden is always in bloom!!

WEEKLY RATE....$1450

Call or email for other rates.

Keywords: Newly restored and furnished, 2400 sq ft, 1890's home is an ideal home for parents and family to stay for a wedding or vacation getaway.

Conveniently located on Front St, 2.5 blocks to the river walk with shops and restaurants, 1 block to stately residential homes and a few blocks to churches, entertainment and nightlife.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 16, 2017

What makes this house unique

The O'Connor House is one of the few rental homes truly in the downtown Historic District of Wilmington. Our town is a beautiful, small historic city and the Hollywood of the East. The hit series REVOLUTION is filmed in Wilmington as well as film hits: IRON MAN 3, WE'RE THE MILLERS, and THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND. It has so much charm from its' walking tours, horse drawn carriage rides and trolleys to its' magnificent mansions, historic district and wooden river walk. The river walk is over a mile in length and has many shops, restaurants, and parks along its' path. It is less than two blocks from the O'Connor House. At the Riverfront Park along the path there is the annual Downtown Sundown Concert Series beginning in May and running through September 2nd. Every Friday evening there is a concert with beer, wine, and food available. For a schedule of the concert line-up and event information see WilmingtonDowntown dot com.


Historic District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 -
  • 2.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom with bath, Queen size Beds (2) Two upstairs bedrooms, Twin or Single Beds (1) Upstairs bedroom. Twin bed has a twin trundle underneath with additional linens., Child Beds (1) A pack and play is provided., Baby Cribs (1) A full size crib will be setup if requested.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(67 traveler reviews)

The O'Connor House for Planning Your Wedding or Vacation
average rating of 4.955224 based on 67 reviews

Awesome stay!

  • 5 of 5

Spacious house in walking distance to riverfront restaurants and bars. Awesome place!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing Experience

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The O'Connor Home Exceeded Our Expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We had seven people staying at the O'Connor home and several visitors during our stay in Wilmington. The home was spacious, clean, charming and well equipped. We especially enjoyed the kitchen/breakfast nook area. Staying at the O'Connor home for our son's wedding was clearly one of the best decisions we made!

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a gem!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed a wedding weekend in this fabulous home! The house was full of charm and catered to the needs of children, adults, and the elderly. It was close to downtown allowing us the ability to walk to restaurants and the wedding events.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mystery girls trip

  • 5 of 5

I was a planner for our sixth mystery girls trip. Two planners, no one else (6) knew where we were going. Lots of pressure on the planners and the O'Connor house did not disappoint! What a beautifully restored house with everything we could need to be comfortable. Easy walking distance to downtown with a beautiful front porch that we enjoyed morning and night. I cannot say enough about the O'Connor house. Rent it, you will not be sorry.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful views of downtown wilmington and quaint; felt like home!!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Wilmington International - ILM
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
Front Street Brewery
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Magnolia Greens
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Elijah's Ann and Water Street
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Wrightsville Beach


Rates & Availability

Historic District House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Season
Mar 27 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposi $220
Cleaning Fee $140

Please call or email manager for rental other than a full week.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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