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Historic Wilmington, North Carolina encompasses a center of town elegantly etched with history and full of vibrancy. Historic buildings, shops, restaurants and other Historic Wilmington NCpopular haunts unfold amid an environment with history and a focus on the future blend beautifully. Historic Wilmington NC today, reflects much of the same characteristics and enduring qualities of the bustling seaport and business center it was in the past.

Much of the centuries old street layout of the historic district still remains and leads to a variety of niche neighborhoods, homes, business and public service buildings. A number of features in these homes, commercial and government buildings reflect the same architecture of a century gone by and elicit an endearing sense of warmth and belonging.

Homes in historic Wilmington include high-style abodes with affluent amenities. Homes include cozy bungalows and cottages. Nearby plazas showcase lavish landscaping and original street furniture. Early brick pavement may be seen on the streets often lined with huge, mature oak trees.

Unique Amenities and Features Surrounding Historic Wilmington NC

Streetcar suburbs also earn much notoriety associated with historic Wilmington NC.  They add another layer of interest and vitality to the area.  Homes for sale in the suburbs include a variety of architecture, such as Neoclassical and Colonial Revival. Often, generous, open lots replete with azaleas, camellias, and other flowering shrubs accompany these homes. They add to the subtle brilliance of historic Wilmington NC.

Find out more about historic Wilmington NC. Get details on amenities, attractions, homes in historic Wilmington, niche neighborhoods and more with our dynamic map based searches on www.FocusMattersRealty.com. If you have a question about historic Wilmington, or any Coastal Caroline real estate, get connected with the expert advice and assistance you deserve.

240 N Water Street Unit 1354 Wilmington, NC 28401

$1,500,000
2 Beds
2.5 Baths
1,955 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 100414655
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
Stunning Penthouse at River Place Condominiums with sweeping water views of the Cape Fear River and Downtown Wilmington. Filled with natural sunlight throughout, modern open kitchen design with quartz countertops, eat-in island, soft close cabinetry, pantry, built-in drawer style microwave, Kitchen Aid Appliances and a half bath at entry. Study/office could be utilized as an additional bedroom or bonus room. Private balcony overlooks both city and river perfect for morning coffee, evening bubbly and entertaining. This custom floor plan is move-in ready with motorized shades, washer ,dryer and two side-by-side assigned parking spaces in River Place Parking Deck. Amenities include fitness center, roof top pool, concierge service, private owners club room and secure building entry. Listing agent must be present for all showings.

240 N Water Street Unit 1252 Wilmington, NC 28401

$1,385,000
2 Beds
2.5 Baths
1,580 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 100412058
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
Welcome to the Luxury Residences of River Place Condos on Wilmington's Historic Riverfront. This highly desired corner unit orients directly west and south with stunning, panoramic views over the entire downtown district and Cape Fear River. Located on the 12th floor, you are at the highest vantage point of any other building securing privacy and comfort not found at lower levels. As soon as you enter the main living area, prepare to be mesmerized by an abundance of natural light and oversized kitchen island perfect for gathering and entertaining. The split floor plan offers great separation of space and the primary bedroom will have you waking up to the spectacular views daily. Recent improvements include a built in murphy bed and shelving offering flexible use for the spare bedroom, new storage cabinets in the living room and new hardware throughout. River Place has state of the art amenities including a beautiful roof top pool, hot tub, fire pit, outdoor shower, entertainment area, fully equipped fitness room and deeded parking spaces in the garage. The main lobby offers concierge services, secure elevators, mail room, and community gathering spaces. Perfectly located downtown, you are walking distance to all the best restaurants, shopping, Wilson Center of Performing Arts, and outdoor concert venues at the Live Oak Pavilion. This unit is a must see!

201 Second Street Hampstead, NC 28443

$589,900
5 Beds
4.5 Baths
3,060 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 100394600
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Move in today into The Benton, built by Caviness & Cates in The Sanctuary at Forest Sound. This 3-story home includes 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths and plenty of extra space throughout. Walk inside and you will notice the elegant dining room with coffered ceilings and picture frame wainscoting. The kitchen with large peninsula island, will feature quartz countertops, tile mosaic backsplash, white cabinets, pantry with wood shelving, and stainless-steel appliances, including a natural gas range. Flowing seamlessly from the kitchen, is the great room with natural gas fireplace and covered porch with grill patio overlooking the backyard. The first-floor guest suite includes a walk-in closet, tray ceiling with crown molding, dual sink vanity, walk-in shower, linen closet and private water closet. Completing the first floor is a half bath and mud room off of the garage entry with built-in coat station. The second floor features the primary suite with tray ceiling and crown molding, along with a spacious walk-in closet with wood shelving. The primary bathroom includes a large walk-in tile shower with bench, linen closet and private water closet. You will find 2 additional spacious bedrooms with walk-in closets, the laundry room and a full bath on the second floor. Be sure not to miss the 3rd floor! The 4th bedroom, along with a full bath and bonus room can be found here, making it the perfect retreat! Additional features in this home include LVP flooring and crown molding throughout the first floor living areas, oak tread stairs, finished garage with epoxy floors, tankless natural gas water heater and gas HVAC. The Sanctuary at Forest Sound is centrally located in the heart of Hampstead. 15 minutes to Wilmington or Surf City/Topsail and just 1 mile off the Intracoastal Waterway. Future proposed amenity includes a boat storage area.

240 N Water Street Unit Apt 855 Wilmington, NC 28401

$518,000
1 Bed
2 Baths
1,060 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 100414398
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
River Place offers an exclusive, luxury, water front, living experience in the heart of downtown Wilmington. The luxurious life style begins upon entering an elegant ground floor lobby with concierge service, a private lounge room with wet bar, billiard room, and a private pet washing room. Using the secured-keyed elevators, the home is located on the eighth floor. When entering the home, you will be greeted with plenty of natural light from the picturesque windows and a walk-out balcony with beautiful Cape Fear River and downtown Wilmington views. This stunning, modern condo offers a spacious, open floor plan with a gorgeous kitchen, which includes quartz countertops, subway tile, and stainless-steel appliances. This home offers a luxurious Primary bedroom with large walk-in closet and a spa-like bath. An additional room with an en-suite bathroom could easily be used as a den, home office, or a 2nd bedroom. The home includes designer finishes, engineered hardwood floors throughout, tiled bathrooms, plenty of pocket doors, and a large laundry room. In love yet? Wait there's more to offer in this private oasis. The jaw-dropping, breath taking amenities include roof top pool, hot tub, fire pit, outdoor shower, entertainment area, and a fully equipped fitness room. Evenings will never be dull between enjoying an evening meal on the private balcony, a stroll on the famous River Front walk, beverages on the roof-top terrace while enjoying the sunset views, a refreshing swim, plus more. Schedule an appointment today for an opportunity to have a living experience that you deserve.

105 Grace Street Unit 204 Wilmington, NC 28401

$460,000
1 Bed
1 Bath
703 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 100413590
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
Welcome to your downtown oasis! This beautiful 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo in the heart of Downtown Wilmington is in the perfect location! Steps from the Cape Fear River, tons of restaurants, shopping and so much history! This unit is located in the NY Hatters building which is key entry access only. It does come fully furnished and features wood floors, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, custom 42, inch cabinetry, walk in shower, ceiling fans new HVAC and new washer/dryer. The window balcony rail is perfect to listen to the goings on of Downtown and to enjoy the Wilmington breeze coming off the Cape Fear!

106 N Water Street Unit 908 Wilmington, NC 28401

$426,000
1 Bed
1 Bath
585 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 100420176
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
Fantastic view of the Cape Fear River from this condo located of the top floor (9th floor) of the Water Street Center. You can see the Battleship North Carolina, the top ranked scenic Riverwalk, and some of downtown Wilmington all while sitting on your private balcony. This one bedroom condo comes fully furnished including all accessories, as well as washer, dryer, and refrigerator. The hot water heater was replaced in June 2023. There is plenty to explore in downtown Wilmington. You can choose from several restaurants, go shopping or find entertainment all within walking distance of this awesome top floor condo.The building has a secured lobby and two elevators. There is also an owner's parking lot behind the building that is monitored daily. Guests have to park on the street or in a parking garage. Investors can use this property as a short or long term rental, an AirBNB or VRBO. The last tenant was long term and the rent was $1625.00 per month.

106 N Water Street Unit 902 Wilmington, NC 28401

$420,000
1 Bed
1 Bath
585 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 100413309
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
This 9th floor unit allows for the best views of the Cape Fear River to include the most gorgeous sunsets. Restaurants and shopping just steps away as well as walking the almost two mile scenic river walk. All furnishings, appliances and accessories convey. Building has two elevators, secured lobby entrance. Owner parking only on site. This unit is currently used as a successful Airbnb.

106 N Water Street Unit 311 Wilmington, NC 28401

$420,000 - 1Br/1Ba -  for Sale in Water Street Center Condo, Wilmington
New
$420,000
1 Bed
1 Bath
585 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 100425472
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
Beautifully remodeled 3rd floor unit in Water Street Condos! Premium LVP floors throughout, with New Kitchen Cabinets, Quartz Countertops, Light Fixtures, Stainless Steel Appliances, & Subway Tile Backsplash. New Light Fixtures, New Quartz Vanity Top and Vessel Sink in the Bathroom. Refinished Tub and Surround. Electronic Roller Shades Across The Sliding Glass Door and Balcony Windows, this unit has it all! This Unit Comes Furnished and Comfortably Sleeps 4 With A Queen Pull Out Sofa and was on a short term rental program. Enjoy The Beautiful Views of The Cape Fear River and USS North Carolina Battleship from your Own Balcony. Located in the Heart of The Central Business District It Is In Walking Distance of All Restaurants and Shops Downtown Has to Offer. Book Your Showing Today!

106 N Water Street Unit 404 Wilmington, NC 28401

$419,000
1 Bed
1 Bath
585 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 100403350
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
Welcome to the heart of Historic Downtown Wilmington. This Spectacular, fully furnished 1 bedroom, 1 bath condo is 585 square feet, located on the coveted 4th floor of the Water Street Building. This Condominium offers an unobstructed view of the majestic Cape Fear River, the iconic USS North Carolina battleship and further provides a unique advantage, with a picture-perfect view of the mesmerizing river activity, right from the cool comfort of your own living room, no need to step outside. And when you do step outside, you will greatly appreciate the large covered and protected balcony, offering the utmost privacy and panoramic river views. This property boasts easy maintenance laminate plank flooring, ceiling fans, and a new (1-year-old) water heater. The kitchen includes spacious granite counter tops, cabinets, and a full-sized oven/range. The building features 2 convenient, secure elevators and a shared owners onsite Parking Lot, just steps from your front door.In addition to the remarkable features of your new condo, its location offers a wealth of attractions and amenities, making it the perfect place. Indulge your culinary desires with an array of downtown's finest restaurants, the award-winning Wilmington River Walk, and Historical Sites, all within easy walking distance. And do not forget the many beaches and costal waterways that are only a short drive away.Whether you intend to call this condo your permanent residence, your part-time getaway, or place it as an AirBNB the HOA allows short-term rentals, making this property a hot commodity for both investors and homeowners alike.***NOTE: the seller has ordered a brand new HVAC system as part of a program arranged by the HOA.

105 Grace Street Unit Ste 304 Wilmington, NC 28401

$380,000 - 1Br/1Ba -  for Sale in New York Hatters, Wilmington
New
$380,000
1 Bed
1 Bath
712 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 100425436
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
Welcome to your new home in the heart of Historic Downtown Wilmington! This charming condo is in the iconic New York Hatters Building, offering a unique blend of historic charm and modern convenience. A brand new Trane HVAC System will keep you in comfort year round and the kitchen offers a reverse osmosis water system.This condo provides a perfect balance of space, featuring a well-appointed bedroom and stylish bathroom with modern fixtures and soaring 12 foot ceilings only available on top floor units. Enjoy all that beautiful downtown has to offer within walking distance including fantastic cuisine, shopping, libations and much more! The hardwood floors and exposed brick walls add wonderful character to this space and the Juliet balcony overlooks the scenic street below. Seller offering to pay for one year of parking in parking deck. Call to book your showing today!

21 N Front Street Unit Unit 2a1 Wilmington, NC 28401

$349,000
1 Bed
1 Bath
360 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 100414742
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
New Listing! SHORT TERM RENTAL OPPURTUNITY or Primary Residence!!! This Condo Is a MUST SEE!! This condo is a HIGH FASHION HOME! Perfectly laid out Condo in the heart of Downtown! An abundance of natural light throughout along with spectacular views of Front Street. Close to shops, eateries, breweries, live music., and the beautiful river front. This Building is right in the middle of everything downtown. Condo is being sold fully furnished and turnkey to a very lucky buyer!! Annual parking pass available for buyer across the street. HOA included Water & Trash.

311 N 2nd Street Unit Apt E Wilmington, NC 28401

$340,000
1 Bed
1 Bath
602 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 100417033
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
Rare opportunity to own an income producing Condo Nestled in the heart of downtown Wilmington. This fully furnished condominium offers a perfect blend of relaxed coastal living and urban convenience. Upon entrance you will find the fully renovated kitchen featuring ceiling height cabinets in a sleek gray for a sophisticated look. In the living room the extra high ceilings gives the sense of openness and n the second floor, say goodbye to shower curtains and hello to luxury with a beautiful stand-up glass shower. The new owner will have a designated parking spot in the garage and space for guests as well. Also, this condo is being offered to the new buyer fully furnished making this an extraordinary opportunity to start an airbnb business! Don't miss the opportunity to call this awesome downtown condo your new home or investment.

311 N 2nd Street Unit Apt G Wilmington, NC 28401

$319,000
1 Bed
1 Bath
575 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 100412182
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
PONTIAC PLACE CONDOMINIUM in the Heart of Downtown Wilmington. Affordable urban living in a great spot. Rare find and short-term rentals are allowed by the HOA! This light and bright 1 bedroom, 1 bath loft unit has been updated with new paint, vinyl plank flooring, skylights and soundproofing panels with window coverings. HOA has just refurbished the building roof. No more riding around looking for parking. This unit comes with a reserved space in the secure underground garage with coded access! You won't even have to get wet getting into your unit. There is also visitor parking and a convenient spot for loading. A locked lobby with intercom will add to the feeling of security. You are close to The River Walk, shopping, restaurants and Cape Fear Community College. Laundry facility just down the hall. Use for primary living or a second home. Perfect choice for a college student offers many possibilities. This unit is being sold furnished with some exceptions. HOA includes water, cable, internet and master insurance. Hurry, this one will not last!