20 S 5th Avenue

    Wilmington, NC 28401
    • $865,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 179 days
    • MLS #: 100087434
    Price Reduced
    UPDATED: 22 min ago
    $865,000
    • 5
      BEDS
    • 0.13
      ACRES
    • 5
      BATHS
    • 0
      1/2 BATHS
    • 6,840
      SQFT
    • $126
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1853
    County:
    Area:

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    Description

    This is the Gem of all Gems in Wilmington's Downtown Historic District, built in 1853 by Miles Costin and James F. Post, architect. The Miles Costin House is an elegant home featuring 6900 square feet of impressive design w/5 BD and 4 BR. The glazed double door entrance leads you into the palatial interior of ornate Italianate craftsmanship. Guests will be able to walk through the main floor where a central hallway opens to symmetrical double parlors. A gorgeous hand crafted central staircase leads to three floors of exquisite beauty. Newly renovated gourmet cooks kitchen, quaint butler's pantry w/a second back staircase & nook make the first floor nothing but amazing.The second floor encompasses a Master Suite, large walk in closet, magnificent bath w/jetted tub, walk-in shower, dual vanities, center island and water closet, plus 2 additional spacious bedrooms, one with full bathroom. As you meander to the third floor you will find yet another Great Room, 2 bedrooms, craft room, full bathroom and another washer & dryer. Hand carved wood work, tall ceilings, heart pine flooring, hidden storage behind the 1st floor book case, 16 (non-working) fireplaces that can be converted to gas, built-ins, nooks and more! The picturesque porch front and side veranda are the perfect setting to entertain. A gated entry leads to a beautifully landscaped brick courtyard. Off street parking, outdoor shower and basement storage are special features. A 1 bedroom 1 Bath ground floor apartment with separate entrance and outdoor courtyard is ready for your tenant to move in full-time, or enjoy a weekend in the City is potential rental income. Located in the Historic Business District. James F. Post, known as "the father of architecture" and the premier builder/architect in the City from the mid-to-late 19th century built this home, Thalian Hall, Latimer House, Bellamy Mansion, and many fine homes." He has done more than any other man to beautify the City of Wilmington by the hundreds of beautiful homes his taste and skill have designed".

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    20 S 5th Avenue Wilmington, NC 28401

    • Price: $865,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 22 min ago
    • MLS #: 100087434
    5
    Beds
    5
    Baths
    0
    ½ Baths
    0.13
    Acres
    6,840
    SQFT
    $126
    $/SQFT
    1853
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Historic District
    County:
    New Hanover
    Area:
    Wilmington
    Elementary School:
    Snipes
    Middle School:
    Williston
    High School:
    New Hanover
    School District:
    New Hanover
    Property Description
    This is the Gem of all Gems in Wilmington's Downtown Historic District, built in 1853 by Miles Costin and James F. Post, architect. The Miles Costin House is an elegant home featuring 6900 square feet of impressive design w/5 BD and 4 BR. The glazed double door entrance leads you into the palatial interior of ornate Italianate craftsmanship. Guests will be able to walk through the main floor where a central hallway opens to symmetrical double parlors. A gorgeous hand crafted central staircase leads to three floors of exquisite beauty. Newly renovated gourmet cooks kitchen, quaint butler's pantry w/a second back staircase & nook make the first floor nothing but amazing.The second floor encompasses a Master Suite, large walk in closet, magnificent bath w/jetted tub, walk-in shower, dual vanities, center island and water closet, plus 2 additional spacious bedrooms, one with full bathroom. As you meander to the third floor you will find yet another Great Room, 2 bedrooms, craft room, full bathroom and another washer & dryer. Hand carved wood work, tall ceilings, heart pine flooring, hidden storage behind the 1st floor book case, 16 (non-working) fireplaces that can be converted to gas, built-ins, nooks and more! The picturesque porch front and side veranda are the perfect setting to entertain. A gated entry leads to a beautifully landscaped brick courtyard. Off street parking, outdoor shower and basement storage are special features. A 1 bedroom 1 Bath ground floor apartment with separate entrance and outdoor courtyard is ready for your tenant to move in full-time, or enjoy a weekend in the City is potential rental income. Located in the Historic Business District. James F. Post, known as "the father of architecture" and the premier builder/architect in the City from the mid-to-late 19th century built this home, Thalian Hall, Latimer House, Bellamy Mansion, and many fine homes." He has done more than any other man to beautify the City of Wilmington by the hundreds of beautiful homes his taste and skill have designed".
    Exterior Features

    Attached Garage Spaces 0.00 Construction Wood Frame Construction Type Stick Built Detached Garage Spaces 0.00 Exterior Features Outdoor Shower Exterior Finish Wood Fencing FullyMetal/Ornamental Foundation Block/Brick Location Type Mainland Lot Description Corner Lot Lot Dimensions 82X73 Parking Driveway Off Street Porch Balcony Deck CoveredDeckPorch Road Type Frontage Public (City/Cty/St) Roof Metal/TinSee Remarks Total Carport Spaces 0.00 Waterfront No Waterview No

    Interior Features

    Addl Quarters Attached Room Remarks Storage Appliances Equipment Cooktop - GasDishwasherDryerIce MakerRefrigeratorStove/Oven - GasVent HoodWasher Basement Finished - Full Bedroom2 Room Level 2 Bedroom3 Room Level 2 Bedroom4 Room Level 3 Bedroom5 Room Level 3 Cooling System Central Dining Room Type Formal Fireplace 3+ Flooring TileWood Heated Sq Ft Range 6500 - 6999 Heating System Forced AirNatural Gas Home Office Room Remarks Study Interior Features 2nd Kitchen9Ft+ CeilingsApt/SuiteBlinds/ShadesCeiling Fan(S)Mud RoomPantrySecurity SystemSmoke DetectorsSolid SurfaceWalk-In ShowerWalk-In Closet Laundry Location BasementHookup - DryerHookup - WasherRoom Master Bedroom Level Second Floor Master Bedroom Location Non Primary Living Area Master Bedroom Room Level 2 Number Rooms 17 Other Room Room Remarks Sitting Room Rooms Addl Quarters AttachedBedroom 2Bedroom 3Bedroom 4Bedroom 5Dining RoomFamily/DenGreat RoomHome OfficeKitchenLaundryLiving RoomMaster BedroomOther Room Stories Levels 3 Story Or MoreBasement Water Heater Gas Electric

    Property Features

    Auction No City Limits Yes Cobra Zone No Fuel Tank None Hoa And Neighborhood Amenities No Amenities Hoa YN No Home Warranty Amount 455.00 Home Warranty Company 2-10 New Construction No Property Taxes 6222.52 Residential Sub Type Single Family Residence Secondary Subdivision N/A Stipulation Of Sale None Tax Year 2017 Terms CashConventional Water Sewer Municipal SewerMunicipal Water Zoning Hd

    Listing information © 2018 North Carolina Regional Multiple Listing Service, LLC.
    Listing provided courtesy of Michelle L Clark of Intracoastal Realty Corp.


    © 2018 North Carolina Regional Multiple Listing Service, LLC. The data relating to real estate on this web site comes in part from the Internet Data Exchange program of North Carolina Regional MLS LLC, and is updated as of 2018-04-23T07:00:57.247. All information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be independently verified. All properties are subject to prior sale, change, or withdrawal. Neither listing broker(s) nor Century 21 Sweyer & Associates shall be responsible for any typographical errors, misinformation, or misprints, and shall be held totally harmless from any damages arising from reliance upon these data.
     
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