Historic Home in Downtown Wilmington

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Last updated: 10/15/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Located in the Historic Cummings-Taylor house on a cobblestone downtown street, this spacious 2 bedroom/1 bath condo has been completely renovated from top to bottom and beautifully furnished. The home is filled with light and has all of the charm of the historic home that it is but with all the amenities of a modern new home.

The home was built in 1889 and has been converted into three units with this property occupying the second floor of the house. There are hardwood floors throughout and beautiful moulding. The fully equipped kitchen has a french door refrigerator, new stainless steel range and microwave, open shelving and a dishwasher. There is also a full size washer and dryer. The home has huge windows and three original brick fireplaces with lovely mantles in the bedrooms and the living room. Both bedrooms have comfortable queen size beds. There is a back porch that is shady and private for a great spot to enjoy your morning coffee and newspaper.

The home is located in historic downtown Wilmington but is far enough from the lively downtown 'scene' to ensure you enjoy being in this great city while still being able to relax. Walk four blocks to catch the FREE downtown trolley that will take you anywhere in the historic area you would like to visit. The trolley runs every 20 minutes Downtown Wilmington has so much to offer - great shopping, delicious restaurants, lively nightlife, historic homes and buildings, horse drawn carriage tours, and so much more. There are fantastic beaches within a 20 minute drive from the house.

Make this home your home away from home while you explore this great city!

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    $25/pet fee...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower



  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


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


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio


Write a review 4.8
from 44 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$725 $1,950
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$725 $1,950
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $75
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Pet Fee $25
  • Tax Rate 13%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/15/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Our family lives in Charleston, SC. We love to travel and enjoy getting away to Wilmington. I grew up in the South and my husband grew up in the Northeast but came south as soon as he could. I graduated from Clemson University and he graduated from Norwich University in Vermont. We have a ten year old daughter and an eleven year old yellow lab - both of which enjoy travelling with us.

Why the Owner Chose Historic District, Wilmington, NC, USA:
We fell in love with this home as soon as we saw it even though we had told ourselves we would never buy an historic home. For the first few years we owned it the home was rented to mostly students at nearby UNCW but we recently decided to completely renovate the house and once we saw the beautiful results we decided it would be a great homebase for people visiting the area.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
This home has so much charm and is in a great location close to everything downtown and an easy drive to some of the best beaches in North Carolina.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 16, 2016

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