With over 200 blocks of historic real estate, Wilmington North Carolina's downtown historic district offers preservationists and history buffs a plethora of homes from which to choose. Click here to view homes for sale.
The Bagg House
Please click on 'See Listings' above to view historic homes currently for sale in the downtown Wilmington area. You'll find everything from restored residential homes with historic plaques to historic bed and breakfasts looking for an owner/innkeeper to historic real estate in need of some TLC.
The Wilmington historic district also offers many amenities that make owning real estate in the area a pleasant experience. Serving as the cultural center for the region, downtown Wilmington NC houses major arts and cultural facilities, such as Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, along with many private art galleries. A riverfront park functions as a focal point for downtown activities, including the fall celebration of Riverfest and the spring Azalea Festival.
And of course don't miss the historical homes turn cultural museums! Bellamy Mansion featured left is one of North Carolina's most spectacular examples of antebellum architecture. Now a popular museum focused on history and the design arts, this museum offers an informative look at historic preservation in action. Click here to learn more.
The Latimer House, built in 1852 by local merchant Zebulon Latimer, has housed the Historical Society since 1963 and is currently open to the public as a house museum exemplary of upper-class life in Wilmington during the Victorian period. Click here to learn more.
The Burgwin-Wright House is the oldest museum house in southeaster North Carolina. Visitors will enjoy the fine details of the Georgian architecture, the 18th and early 19th century furnishings and stories of people who have lived in this house. Click here to learn more.