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121 S 2nd Street

Wilmington, NC 28401
  • $1,300,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 22 Days
  • MLS #: 100347398
UPDATED: 95 min ago
$1,300,000
  • 4
    BEDS
  • 0.28
    ACRES
  • 2
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 3,836
    SQFT
  • $339
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1844
County:
Area:

School Information

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Middle School:
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Description

Iconic Antebellum Elegance: The Ballard-Potter-Bellamy House is an architectural gem in the crown of one of the nation's earliest historic districts. Painterly light spills into its bright interiors through 31 oversize windows dating from 1844. Rip sawn heart pine floors, 12-ft ceilings, and carved marble fireplaces appoint oversize parlors with walk out sash windows wrapped by 3 generous porches. The upstairs step-out roof overlooks the skyline of downtown serving as gateway to the idyllic tree-lined Historic District w/breathtaking sunset views over the Cape Fear. Award winning Restaurants, Music Venues, River Walk, Water Tours and more are steps from the front door. Charming horse drawn carriage tours, Historic Foundation, Historical Society, Children's Museum and Community Art Center all grace the block.Authentic restoration includes custom Cherrywood Japanese soaking tub, glass enclosed walk in shower and custom historic scullery kitchen featuring luxury cooking appliances by Fulgor Milano of Italy, Fisher Paykel Dish/Cooling drawers and Liebherr refrigeration. Separate access porch entry allows for secure deliveries while the large eat-in kitchen space remains highly customizable. Unexpected storage delights in the laundry/linen room, deep closets and large attic- also keepsake for two centuries of architectural antiques for future restoration. An oval sculpted formal garden opens into terraces on the over quarter acre lot with an underground rainwater cistern fed by rooftop French gutters. Recent modernizations include well pump and irrigation controller for garden well, tankless hot water heater, recessed closet fans, silent bath fans, and refurbished hardware including keys for the antebellum era locks. While the original horse carriage stoop remains, two parking spaces have been added to the gated grounds for modern convenience. There is a reason why this Southern Living featured home has remained one of Wilmington's most celebrated homes since 1844.

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121 S 2nd Street Wilmington, NC 28401

  • Price: $1,300,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 22 Days
  • Updated: 95 min ago
  • MLS #: 100347398
4
Beds
2
Baths
1
½ Baths
0.28
Acres
3,836
SQFT
$339
$/SQFT
1844
Built
Neighborhood:
Historic District
County:
New Hanover
Area:
Wilmington
Elementary School:
Snipes
Middle School:
Williston
High School:
New Hanover
Property Description
Iconic Antebellum Elegance: The Ballard-Potter-Bellamy House is an architectural gem in the crown of one of the nation's earliest historic districts. Painterly light spills into its bright interiors through 31 oversize windows dating from 1844. Rip sawn heart pine floors, 12-ft ceilings, and carved marble fireplaces appoint oversize parlors with walk out sash windows wrapped by 3 generous porches. The upstairs step-out roof overlooks the skyline of downtown serving as gateway to the idyllic tree-lined Historic District w/breathtaking sunset views over the Cape Fear. Award winning Restaurants, Music Venues, River Walk, Water Tours and more are steps from the front door. Charming horse drawn carriage tours, Historic Foundation, Historical Society, Children's Museum and Community Art Center all grace the block.Authentic restoration includes custom Cherrywood Japanese soaking tub, glass enclosed walk in shower and custom historic scullery kitchen featuring luxury cooking appliances by Fulgor Milano of Italy, Fisher Paykel Dish/Cooling drawers and Liebherr refrigeration. Separate access porch entry allows for secure deliveries while the large eat-in kitchen space remains highly customizable. Unexpected storage delights in the laundry/linen room, deep closets and large attic- also keepsake for two centuries of architectural antiques for future restoration. An oval sculpted formal garden opens into terraces on the over quarter acre lot with an underground rainwater cistern fed by rooftop French gutters. Recent modernizations include well pump and irrigation controller for garden well, tankless hot water heater, recessed closet fans, silent bath fans, and refurbished hardware including keys for the antebellum era locks. While the original horse carriage stoop remains, two parking spaces have been added to the gated grounds for modern convenience. There is a reason why this Southern Living featured home has remained one of Wilmington's most celebrated homes since 1844.
Exterior Features

Attached Garage Spaces 0.00 Construction Wood Frame Construction Type Stick Built Detached Garage Spaces 0.00 Exterior Features Irrigation System Exterior Finish Wood Siding Exterior Structures FountainStorage Fencing Brick Foundation Crawl Space Garage Parking Other 2 Off Street Spaces Location Type Mainland Lot Description Corner Lot Lot Dimensions 99 X 125 Parking Driveway Off StreetOn SiteSee RemarksUnpaved Porch Balcony Deck BalconyCoveredPorch Road Type Frontage Public (City/Cty/St) Roof Metal Total Carport Spaces 0.00 Waterfront No

Interior Features

Cooling System Central Dining Room Type Formal Fireplace 3+ Flooring Wood Heated Sq Ft Range 3500 - 3999 Heating System Fireplace(S)Forced Air Interior Features 9Ft+ CeilingsFoyerSmoke DetectorsSolid SurfaceSprinkler SystemWalk-In ShowerWalk-In ClosetWet Bar Laundry Location Hookup - DryerHookup - WasherRoom Master Bedroom Location Non Primary Living Area Number Rooms 9 Stories Levels Two Water Heater Gas Tankless

Property Features

Auction No City Limits Yes Cobra Zone No Fuel Tank None Hoa And Neighborhood Amenities Sidewalk Hoa YN No Home Warranty Termite Termite Bond New Construction No Property Taxes 4459.95 Residential Sub Type Single Family Residence Secondary Subdivision N/A Stipulation Of Sale None Tax Year 2022 Termite Company Jay Taylor Terms CashConventional Water Sewer Municipal SewerMunicipal Water Zoning Hd-R



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