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Last updated: 03/01/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Bedroom 3, 1.5 Baths (Sleeps 5)

This is a fully renovated home built in 1937 and is located on a quiet street in the historic district of Wilmore less than 1 mile from Uptown. It is a wonderful neighborhood located southwest of Uptown in a residential section of the city. All of the yards in this neighborhood are maintained and there are large, mature trees laced all around.

Located one block away from Uptown’s inner loop and directly behind what is known as the industrial district of Uptown Charlotte, the home is within walking distance to restaurants, art galleries, night clubs, amazing yoga studios, The Epicentre and Bank of America Stadium (home of the Carolina Panthers football team). It is also located two short blocks from The Bland Street Light Rail stop which connects you from center city all the way to the city of Pineville, NC.

Your non-smoking home has free WiFi, Direct TV, a fully equipped high end true professional grade kitchen with a Five-Star gas range, Viking refrigerator, Haier wine cooler, Viking microwave/convection oven, pots, pans, plates and utensils, ice maker, high-speed blender. The bedroom has a brand new Tempur-Pedic 'Rhapsody HD' queen sized bed with 400 count linens. There is a sectioned off living space with a full size futon as well. This home can sleep 4-5 adults comfortably. The loft has a twin size bed also equipped. This home would be an incredible spot to hold a dinner or business conference. (additional rates apply)

It is a very spacious 2 bedroom loft style home that sits on 0.18 acres of land. It has a Manhattan loft feel, located in the heart of Wilmore. This house was built in 1937 during the gold rush era in the southeastern United States. I bought it in February 2008 and began my journey right away. The entire house was DE-constructed and then rebuilt from the floor joists to the studs. The old unusable materials were removed and the home was rebuilt to be one of the healthiest buildings in the region; from the highest quality complete home air filtration system available, to the healthiest & highest performing interior & exterior zero toxic paint and primer. This house is an extremely comfortable home that anyone who stays here is certain to fall in love with!

The purpose of this project was to design an Eco-friendly living space in an original home. Low environmental impact and high quality materials was the focus when rebuilding this home. Quite simply, this is one of the healthiest homes in the area, both from an environmental aspect as well as a healthy aspect for the people who stay here.

Green Upgrades:
- Nominated in Charlotte Business Journal Green Award
- Under 1000 square feet (efficiently sized)
- All new total home electrical wiring, plumbing & HVAC system
- Reclaimed spiral staircase taking from local demo project
- Reclaimed hand hewn beams taken from a 200 year old barn
- Rinnai outdoor tankless water heater
- Low-E, Argon gas Pella Windows throughout
- Demilec Agribalance vegetable base foam spray insulation
- Bamboo flooring, grain woven, LEED certified
- Custom built Bamboo Plywood cabinets LEED certified
- Fuhr Low VOC clear coat & stain on all wood & metal surfaces
- Rainwater collection system
- Recycled Plastic Staron Samsung Counter tops
- Energy Star Rated Architectural Roof


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/01/2017

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 980 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Events Allowed
  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Open Bedroom With Curtain Wall Separation...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

    Second Level Loft...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Large Teak Walk-In Shower With Three Shower Heads...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet



  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Shopping
  • Walking


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden


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1 night min stay
$1,200 $1,899
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $75
  • Taxes Not included


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Check-In Time is flexible. Check-out by noon

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 03/01/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Kind, outgoing, family oriented, confident, mature and constantly radiating positive vibes. I have strong sustainable values of the earth. I love yoga and working on ways to make the world a more livable and vibrant place. I have never met a stranger nor do I ever plan to.

Why the Owner Chose Wilmore, Charlotte, NC, USA:
I knew this was my home from the moment I saw it. As I walked through the front door, I instantly visualized the potential in creating a sustainable, environmentally-conscious living space.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I love the fact that the air you can breathe inside the home is cleaner than the air we breathe outside. The air filtration system is one of my favorite additions to the home!

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/01/2017

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  • Front View

    Front View

  • Open kitchen view

    Open kitchen view

  • Kitchen


  • Kitchen island

    Kitchen island

  • Stairs and laundry room

    Stairs and laundry room

  • Bedroom


  • Bedroom/entrance to the bathroom

    Bedroom/entrance to the bathroom

  • Bathroom


  • Loft


  • Living space

    Living space

  • Picture of the living room taken from the second story loft

    Picture of the living room taken from the second story loft

  • Full kitchen

    Full kitchen

  • Kitchen


  • Open room

    Open room

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Bedroom


  • Shower with teak floor and bench

    Shower with teak floor and bench

  • Bathroom


  • View from the entrance of the house

    View from the entrance of the house

VRBO #473004

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, March 20, 2017

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