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Elegant One Bedroom Apartment with Great Outdoor Spaces

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type condo

Overview

About the property

One bdrm in historic home w/ great porches and beautiful furniture.

Located in the Historic Cummings-Taylor house on a cobblestone downtown street, this cozy 1 bedroom/1 bath condo has original wood floors, beautiful furnishings and fantastic outdoor spaces. Although the condo is small, it is elegantly appointed and has two porches - a covered porch off the living room and an open porch off the bright kitchen.

The home was built in 1889 and has been converted into three units with this property occupying the third (top) floor of the house. There is a full kitchen and nice dining area. The bedroom has a very comfortable queen size bed and a pull out couch so the condo sleeps four. There is also a washer and dryer.

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!

More Details

Owner
Michelle
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Michelle

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.

Michelle purchased this condo in 2006

Why Michelle chose Wilmington

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.

What makes this condo unique

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.

Amenities

Historic District Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • One full bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen Bed and loveseat that is a sleeper sofa (full bed)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Elegant One Bedroom Apartment with Great Outdoor Spaces
average rating of 4.7818184 based on 55 reviews
Annapolis, MD
5

A Perfect Downtown Location For Two

  • 5 of 5

This charming top floor apartment for two is a perfect location for those who want to be close to the Riverwalk and all the shops & restaurants that come with it.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Great Private Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, quiet, close to everything and no trouble parking. Very well stocked with everything you need. Two private porches an added plus.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful location to explore the area!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great few days in Wilmington with my daughter! Apartment was in a great location - lovely walk to shops and restaurants and the riverwalk. Loved taking different routes to see all the historic houses; truly amazing! Apartment was perfect for us - on a quiet street with easy access to downtown or a drive to the beach. Parked right out front every day, never an issue. Apartment had all we needed. Really enjoyed our time in Wilmington!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Charming and Cozy

  • 4 of 5

We had a great experience in this little apartment. It has a lot of stairs to get up to the 3rd floor but it's worth the climb. It has a covered deck off the living room that we used every day. It's about six blocks to the corner of market and front Street so we walked down town several times.

The care taker was very friendly as well.

It would be nice to see a recycling bin next to the garbage in the house but other than that everything that you need to make it a week or two is there.

Over all it's a great place!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is charming, with everything a guest could want or need. Morning tea out on the balcony, listening to the birds in the towering magnolia, is a memory I'll cherish in Michigan winter. The location is perfect--seemingly every house is a gem, with dining and shopping all walking distance.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, private and cute!

  • 4 of 5

This unit is represented well as pictured. Plenty of space for two, clean, two porches for outdoor relaxation. It was just what we needed for a four night stay for a wedding. About four blocks from downtown, in a quiet neighborhood. Thoughtfully outfitted, although we didn't cook while we were visiting. I would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
ILM
Nearest Beach
9 Miles
Wrightsville Beach

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Rates & Availability

Historic District Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$95
$525
$1,575
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60
Pet Fee $25
Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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