Here is the list of some of the most unique homes for sale in the tri-county area.
ON A CUSTOM BUILT HOME IN THE SLOOP POINT NEIGHBORHOOD
110 Seven Oaks Court , Hampstead, NC 28443
As a child did you ever have a dream of owning a home with a secret room and passage way? This property may be the answer to those dreams. This 3,847 square foot home, with four bedrooms, four full baths and two half baths is located in the exclusive waterfront neighborhood of Sloop Point Plantation. It’s blocked by trees in this picture, but the exterior includes a massive wrap-around porch. Inside on the main floor you will find a foyer with custom wood inlay, formal and informal dining rooms, a living room, a great room, a library, two half baths and a kitchen with three copper sinks, two dishwashers, wine cooler, double oven, six burner gas stove and custom cabinetry. Four big bedrooms are located on the second floor with three full baths. The master suite includes a sitting area, tray ceiling and the master bath shown in the photograph on the right. The huge ”secret” room is located down the hall, it could be used as a playroom, workout space, game room or home gym. On top of all that, literally on top, is a third floor bonus room with a wet bar, mini fridge, and a balcony with great views. Other features include a screened-in porch, built-in grill and an outdoor fireplace and a community dock with your own 30′ boat slip. Asking price $885,000
This home is listed by Holli Minor/ Coastal Realty Associates LLC
ON A SECOND ROW HOME WITH A VIEW
396 E Second Street , Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
With seven bedrooms, that can sleep up 26 people, this home has a lot of options. The current owners have been using it as a short term rental. In each of the last three years it has generated more than $75,000. The house is being sold fully furnished. Features include two refrigerators in the kitchen and multiple decks in front and back, plus there’s a heated pool outside! Whether you’re on the upper deck or sitting by the pool you have an unobstructed view of the ocean. Numerous updates in the past two years, including new heat pumps, new decks and railings, and most recently brand new LVT floors and interior paint. Asking price $799,999
This home is listed by Sheila Connor, Intracoastal Realty Corporation
ON A 100 YEAR-OLD VICTORIAN
229 N Caswell Avenue, Southport
PRICE LOWERED BY $67,000
Do you remember the old song “You ought to be in pictures?” Well, this Southport home was featured in a movie. It was the setting for the 1987 film Crimes of the Heart (starring Diane Keaton, Jessica Lange, Sissy Spacek and Sam Shepard.) That is just part of the history of the classic Victorian house built in 1910. It has been completely modernized with updated electrical, plumbing and energy saving double paned windows. It is located in the heart of downtown Southport, and has three bedrooms and three baths. The intricate architectural details make this a one-of-a kind deal. Features include a post-card-worthy gazebo, original pressed tin ceilings, and an extra-large cast iron bathtub. Meanwhile the modern kitchen offers four Wolf brand ovens, a gourmet range, pot filler, Wolf vent hood, and a commercial grade dishwasher. On top of all that, the sellers are now including a 1957 Mercury in with the house. Asking price $830,000
This home is listed by Keith Beatty Team/ Intracoastal Realty
ON A MODERN FARM HOUSE IN CASTLE HAYNE
3507 Marathon Avenue
This one of a kind property is located on more than 6.5 acres, with 4 acres of pasture and an 800 square foot, three stall barn and fishing cabin. The house features two bedrooms and two and half baths and measures 2,600 square feet. It was constructed from tongue and groove cypress with both refined and rustic design elements throughout the home. There’s an expansive front porch that’s perfect for rocking chairs and porch swings, as well as a 47 x 8 enclosed sunroom spanning the rear of the home and providing not only great views but a hot tub and additional temperature-controlled living space as well. Inside there is plenty of natural light, an open-concept main first floor with an updated kitchen, and grand living room. The second floor features an entertainment room, complete with a second mini-kitchen, with spectacular views of the barn, pastures, and creek that borders the property, as well as another master suite and full bath. Asking price $639,000
This home is listed by Caroline Watkins, BlueCoast Realty Corporation
ON THE LARGEST HOME IN PENDER COUNTY
122 North Shore Drive, Surf City
Many people don’t think of a large home as investment property, but this one has a proven record as an income producer. In 2019 alone, it brought in roughly $230,000 in rental fees from vacationers from all over the country. When people travel to the beach, they want to be on the ocean and it would be hard to find a home that gets closer to the water than this one. At just over 6,000 square feet, this home offers 10 bedrooms, each with its own en suite bath. There’s also an open floor plan on the main level that combines a large kitchen and dining area with an ample sized living room. Other features include a billiards room, 18 seat movie theater, and an elevator. The main attraction, of course, is found outside. The multiple level decks offer an ocean facing grill, a splash pool and a hot-tub at roof level. Asking price is $1,990,000.
This home is listed by Nick Phillips, Landmark Sotheby’s International Realty
ON A HOME ON THE LITTLE SHALLOTTE RIVER
One of the first lines from the official listing is ” Sunsets are spectacular!” the picture on the right was taken from the back of this home that overlooks the Little Shallotte River. This three bedroom, three and a half bath house comes with it’s own dock and an electric lift. It’s the perfect location for fishing, crabbing, kayaking or just relaxing by the water. Boat lift will hold a 15′ boat or a large jet ski. Holden Beach and Ocean Isle Beach are only minutes away by boat or car. The home features an open concept living area with the Master Suite on the first floor, 9 foot ceilings with crown molding and a climate controlled sun room. Hardwood floors and tile on main floor, new laminate vinyl in second floor study and bedrooms. Other perks include an outdoor wood burning fire pit, abundant parking, new paint throughout, plus two sheds and storage available under the screened porch. Asking price $469,000
This home is listed by Lisa Adams, Keller Williams Realty-Brunswick County
ON A DOWNTOWN CONDO
21 N Front Street 3d1,
This marks the first time we’ve chosen a one room home for the list. What makes this home so unique is its layout. Although it comes in at under 1,000 square feet, the living space is spread over three stories. We also love it’s location in the heart of Downtown Wilmington. This condo is being sold fully furnished and is one of the rare locations that does allow for short term rentals-it can sleep up to four adults. Recent renovations include new white oak flooring, new lighting fixtures,new paint, new kitchen with granite counter tops,stainless steel appliances, and cabinets, new bedroom,bathrooms ,plantation shutters, cedar closet, and much more. On the fifth floor of this building is a roof top bar and theater . The unit is within walking distance to restaurants,bars,shops, the Riverwalk, Cape Fear Community College, Thalian Hall, and The Performing Arts Center. Asking price $299,499
This home is listed by Thomas Curaso, Century 21 Sweyer & Associates – Downtown
ON A CONTEMPORARY HOME
1809 Baywater Court SE , Bolivia, NC
This one is just different, inside and out. The curves and lines to this home are like nothing we’ve ever seen. On top of all that, it’s a waterfront property offering panoramic views of the Lockwood Folly River. This 3,500 square foot home, with four bedrooms and three and a half baths comes with a private dock and covered gazebo with 13,000 lb boat lift. The remodeled kitchen has actually won an award, it features custom grothouse oversized walnut island counter top, custom cabinetry, Viking 7 Series professional eight burner range, plus a professional refrigerator, dual dishwashers, ice maker and drawer microwave. Asking price $949,000
This home is listed by Becky Faust, RE/MAX Lifestyle Communities
ON A HOME WITH A FLORIDA FEEL
421 Marina Drive, Carolina Beach
This style of home is called the West Palm Beach. The fact that you don’t see it too often in the Carolinas makes it a unique deal in this part of the country. It is located on the northern-most point of Pleasure Island. The water you see in the photograph is Snows Cut. The 4,745 square foot house offers six bedrooms and four baths. The owners designed this custom built home with features including a first floor master and guest suite, signature stucco, arches, trey ceilings, iron railings, a wine cellar and an elevator. From the fourth floor observatory you can see views of Snows Cut, the Intracoastal, the Atlantic and on a clear day, all the way to Wrightsville Beach. Even though it is surrounded by water, at 17 feet above sea level, it is located outside of the flood zone. A total of 33 palm trees are located on the property which adds to the Florida feeling. Asking price $1,890,000.
This property is listed by Leslie & Drew McIntosh of Century 21 Sweyer & Associates – Landfall
1721 Windward Place SW,
This home looks like it was built at the turn of the century, and it was, but not that century. The Victorian Style, with its slopping roof, formal layout and wrap-around porches, was named because they were popular when Queen Victoria reigned at the end 1800’s and the start of the 1900’s. This one of a kind home was built one hundred years later and is the perfect mixture of historic charm with all the modern conveniences. The water you see in this photo is the Little Saucepan Creek . With three bedrooms, three full baths and more than 3,400 square feet it is located in the private community of Point Winward. Features include a large kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, a formal dinning room, a large butlers pantry, and a Carolina Room with views of the water views. The master suite (which also has water views) offers tray ceilings, a gas log fire place, an over-sized walk-in closet, and a Jacuzzi tub and walk-in shower. On top of all that, literally on top, is a third floor bonus room. Asking price $552,487.
This home is listed by Bob Percessepe, Blue Chip Real Estate.
LARGEST HOME IN NEW HANOVER COUNTY