One of the homes we featured last week went under contract and two others have lowered their price. Here is the list for July 23,2021.
THE HOME FROM THE MOVIE “TAMMY”
1805 Nun Street , Wilmington, NC 28403
In a neighborhood with prices, and the conditions of houses, are all over the map, this three bedroom, two bath bungalow in Carolina Place is unique because it blends the beauty of history with today’s modern convivences. Features include a large wrap around porch, a double lot with a fenced backyard, metal roof, and large rooms. It also features high ceilings and plenty of closet space (both things that are not typically found in a home of this age. )This home has been freshly painted, had electrical updates, plumbing updates, hardwood floors refinished, bathrooms and kitchen updated, and a number of things fixed to make it move in ready. The master bedroom is large with double closets, and a sitting room currently used as an office. Laundry room has upper cabinets, and a pantry. This home has been in the the film ”Tammy”A 2014 feature starring Melissa McCarthy, Kathy Bates and Susan Sarandon. Most of the homes that are selling in Carolina Place and Ardmore are almost half the size of this one, which measures 2,300 square feet. The home can be sold fully furnished, lease optioned or rented for four to ten months. Asking price $450,000.
This home is listed by Stephanie Smith, Select Premium Properties Inc.
ON THE MOST EXPENSIVE HOME IN HAMPSTEAD
45 N Kingfisher Lane , Hampstead, NC 28443
PRICE REDUCED BY $12,500
This offer has drastically changed in the last week. The home is still for sale, but the estate on the market went from 18 acres down to 8. The price also dropped by nearly $1 million. It is situated on the Virginia Creek. However the he home and all structures remain outside of the flood zone!! The main house consists of 6368 square feet, four bedrooms 4 bedrooms, three and a half baths and is surrounded by porches Also included is a 2347 square foot brick pool house with soaring wood clad ceilings, skylights, a salt water custom tiled pool, hot tub, sauna, fitness area, full custom kitchen, enormous bathroom and stone fireplace! There is also a five stall (4885 sq. ft.) two story barn built to residential standards, laundry room & half bath, indoor/outdoor aviary, chicken coop, a garden potting shed,greenhouse with full irrigation and lighting, waterfall and bridge and gazebo on the waterway. All of this coupled with an abundance of wildlife, fish, shrimp and crabs right out your back door! Enjoy the views from the wooded area by the greek temple on the expansive property as well!
Other features include:
Two propane tanks
Full house generator
20 solar panels on house
10 solar panels on barn
3 electric meters and incredibly low utilities
2 septic systems
Roof is built to hurricane standards and tied down with cable
Roof systems in house and barn twice the studs needed for code
Over 3000 feet of vinyl pasture fences
Automatic front gate with keypad entry
Invisible fence for dogs
Asking price $2,387,000
This home is listed by Dawn Berard,Sold Buy the Sea Realty
ON A NEW CONSTRUCTION IN CAROLINA BEACH
1207 Snapper Lane 1, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
It’s not everyday when modern style and beach living mix, but that is exactly what is proposed in this new construction townhouse in Carolina Beach. This 2560 sqft. townhome will feature 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths with an elevator to take you up and down the property’s different levels. The home starts with a two-car garage on the ground level with plenty of space leading out to a covered patio. The first floor has two bedrooms and a laundry room. The second floor has two bedrooms, including the master bedroom which has its own private covered balcony, walk in closet and bathroom. One more floor up is the entertainment level of the house which has the living room, kitchen, and dining room all on an open concept with access to another balcony. From that balcony you can take the outdoor stairs up to your rooftop deck that features views of the ocean. This home is going to be located just two blocks away from the ocean and tiki bar! Asking price $819,900.
This home is listed by Nilesh Jethwa, Nest Realty
ON A PRIVATE OASIS IN FOREST SOUND
1542 Corcus Ferry Road , Hampstead, NC 28443
PRICE REDUCED BY $14,000
This three bedroom, three bath, 2,710 square foot home is located on nearly two acres in Hampstead. The home offers deep water access by way of a community boat ramp. Features include a three way fireplace, a game room above the detached two car garage with furniture, a bar, and grand pool table that is all part of the sale! This custom built home has tile flooring from Italy, new LVP flooring, new carpets in all the bedrooms, new paint, and a covered decks. Additional bonus features include a dehumidified crawl space and an efficient dual HVAC system. HOA Dues are only $502 per year! Asking price $695,900.
This home is Elisa Roels, Dylan Jackson, Cape Fear Realty Group, LLC
ON A WATER FRONT HOME IN OAK ISLAND
1308 W Yacht Drive , Oak Island, NC 28465
This classic A frame home sits on The Intracoastal Waterway. This two bedroom, two bath home was remodeled in 2007 with many upgrades including bamboo flooring throughout with ceramic tile in baths. New roof, new windows and new doors were installed in 2019. New pier with boat lift was constructed in 2018. New heat pump in 2020. Home positioned on large corner lot. Large storage areas and screened porch under home. Asking price $699,000.
This home is listed by Stephanie Smith, Select Premium Properties Inc.
ON A MID CENTURY STYLE HOME IN MIDTOWN
2131 Gloucester Place , Wilmington, NC 28403
Located on a corner lot in the Highland Hills neighborhood, this renovated mid-century modern home offers four bedroom, three full baths along with two half baths. With three bedrooms on the first floor this is designed for a family that needs one-level living. Interior features include wood floors, living room with a propane gas log fireplace and travertine tile mantle, kitchen with stainless appliances, granite countertops, two pantries and two ovens, master bedroom with abundant natural light and French doors leading outside. The home is set up with a separate living space which could works as an in-law suite, college student apartment, home office, craft or music room. Highland Hills has no HOA dues. Asking price $695,000
This home is listed by Jason Bell & Associates, Keller Williams Realty
ON A HISTORIC WILMINGTON HOME
111 S 7th Street , Wilmington, NC 28401
UPDATE: THIS HOME IS PENDING WITH SHOWINGS
This Queen Anne-style home was built in 1890, it offers four bedrooms and 2 and a half baths. It’s known ad the McEachern-Devine home. According to a 2016 article it was remolded and updated by a couple that purchased it in 2012. Highlights of the home include a bright formal sitting room with large bay windows, an updated kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, plus two private screened-in porches. It even has a basement for extra storage! Additionally, this home provides a spacious backyard for kids and pets to play, includes side-street parking, and a craftsman-style front porch. The seller is providing a $5000 Use-As-You-Choose credit with accepted articles. Asking price $599,900.
This home is listed by Robert Warwick/ Bradley Farrell, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
ON A WATER FRONT HOME IN OYSTER HARBOUR
1902 Russell Hewett Road SW , Supply, NC 28462
UPDATE: THIS HOME IS PENDING
This four bedroom, four and a half bath, 4,000 square foot home is located in the gated neighborhood of Oyster Harbour. It is located across from a tidal creek on the Shallotte River and also looks out to the Shallotte Inlet. We’re told this location is a fisherman’s dream with lots of trout, drum and flounder! The back of the home also has water views across a lake and gazebo. This custom home includes a lot of extrras. A second kitchen area in the sunroom , first floor master with spacious master bath and large closet, a kitchen with endless custom features and cabinet space. Also featured on the first floor are two additional bedrooms with a full bath, formal dining with custom built-ins, an enclosed sunroom with hot-tub, second kitchen area perfect for entertaining and the laundry room. Second kitchen area is complete with a wine cooler, sink and second dishwasher. The second floor offers a loft area, bonus room plus a large bedroom with a full bath and its own balcony. The walk-in Attic and various closets throughout the home provide tons of storage. Oyster Harbour offers a full sized outdoor pool complete with dressing rooms and pool furniture. Residents can launch their boats directly into the Intracoastal Waterway from the private boat ramp and can tie up at one of the day docks. Asking price $619,900.
This home is listed by Megan Fogel, Keller Williams Realty
ON A HOME ON ITS OWN ISLAND
400 Waterway Drive , Sneads Ferry, NC 28460
We normally focus on the Wilmington tri-county area, but this home is so unique we had to bend the rules this week. It’s located just beyond our normal coverage area in the town of Sneads Ferry (Onslow County) roughly 50 minutes from downtown Wilmington. This five bedroom, five bath, 4,500 square foot home was built in 1993 on its own private island. It sits on four plus acres nestled between Topsail Island and Sneads Ferry. The estate is known as ”Waterway Island.” It boasts stunning water views from every single window, two master suites with one on the main level, home office, open floor plan and ample entertaining space are just a few of the interior features. While the home has undergone recent renovations, the seller is giving the buyer a rare opportunity to make the final selections of the home in order to finish it out to their own desire. List price includes allowances to complete all rooms. Outside is a saltwater pool with its own waterfall and fire features all while overlooking your private Intracoastal beach. Asking price $2,700,000.
This home is listed by Matthew Costin, Nest Realty
ON A VERY LARGE TOWNHOME
622 S 2nd Street Unit 2, Wilmington, NC 28401
Who says townhome living has to be small? That is certainly not the case with this three story, brick townhouse that measures approximately 2,300 square feet. It is located within walking distance of downtown Wilmington in the Maritime Square development. It is just a short ten-minute stroll and you are in the heart of the city. The townhome features three bedrooms each with its own private bathroom. An additional half bath is located on the second floor. Hardwood floors flow throughout the living room, dining room and kitchen. Plantation shutters in the living room, master suite and third floor bedroom. Kitchen features granite countertops, a gas cooktop, and an abundance of natural light. Master bath suite has a jetted tub, double vanity, a separate tiled shower, and walk-in closet. An attached two car garage with two additional closets offers extra storage and is a rare find in downtown. A private gated common garden is shared by the homeowners. Asking price $479,000.
This home is listed by The Rising Tide Team and Melissa Rahe, Intracoastal Realty Corp.
ON A HOME ON BOILING SPRING LAKES
2366 E Boiling Spring Road , Southport, NC 28461
UPDATE: THIS HOME IS PENDING WITH SHOWINGS
This is a two lot sale. The first lot includes a two story, three bedroom, two and a half bath home that measures just under 2,500 square feet. The second lot includes a large wired workshop/storage building with an attached 2-car carport. This property has over 85 feet of lake frontage on Frink Lake – a spring-fed lake that is always full. The home includes three screened porches, a large deck (15 x 28), a fenced back yard, and a long and wide concrete driveway for plenty of parking. Enter the home’s first floor through a screened porch where you will find a large family room with a bank of storage closets, dining room with a wood burning fireplace, a breakfast room adjacent to the kitchen, large closet for pantry and storage, laundry closet, half bath, coat closet, and access to a private second screened front porch. From the kitchen and breakfast area you exit to the large deck and an adjacent screened back porch overlooking the lake. On the second floor is the master bedroom, two guest bedrooms, and two full baths. The home has all new windows, new exterior and interior paint, new carpet, new septic lines. Roof is 5 years old. Asking price $349,999.
This home is listed by Katherine Hufham. Southport Realty, Inc
ON A RIVER GETAWAY
645 River Bend Drive , Burgaw, NC 28425
This is not only unique, we think its creative. Someone who really wanted a home near the rive decided to purchase a trailer and then raise it up an additional story. You can see it is just steps away from the Cape Fear River. And because of that proximity it did suffer damage during Hurricane Florence. It has now been completely renovated. This would make a great second home, AirBNB, VRBO rental. Furnishing and appliances are included. The home offers two bedrooms and one bath and measures 629 square feet. It is located 32 miles from Downtown Wilmington, 35 miles to Surf City, 35 miles to Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base. Asking price $145,000
This home is listed by Deb Fedoronko, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage\
ON “THE DOME” OF CAROLINA BEACH
601 Clarendon Avenue , Carolina Beach, NC 28428
This is truly one of the most unique homes we’ve ever reported on. For obvious reasons some locals in Carolina Beach have nicknamed this property “The Dome.” This four bedroom, four bath home measure more than 4,200 square feet and is six blocks from the ocean. It was built in 1995 on three lots. It features an open floor plan with Spanish tile, granite, and marble. The ceiling is 36′ feet tall and is the central focus of the main living area. The large master suite is on the main level. Bath has separate shower and oversized bathtub. The grand oak staircase leads to two additional bedrooms and bath. Kitchen is a gourmet style with both electric and gas ranges, and a triple sink. There is also a separate entrance that leads to a mother-in-law quarters. In 2019 the current owners put in a new roof, and HVAC system. Asking price $749,900
This home is listed by Michele & Edward Schaack, EXP Reality
ON A HOME WITH SHADED LUXURY
7007 Robert Ruark Drive SE , Southport, NC 2846
This home is located in Southport’s Smithville Woods subdivision. It offers three bedrooms, three bathrooms and measures 2,150 square feet. It features an open floor plan, handcrafted brick fireplace with gas logs, updated kitchen with Delft tilework, and large laundry and cleanup room. The highlights we really enjoy are the woodwork on the staircase and railing, the custom built-ins and all the storage space. The master suite includes walk-in closet, linen cupboard, and en suite bathroom with marble floors and counters, terrazzo tile detailing, whirlpool tub and double vanity. Upstairs are the two additional bedrooms, bathroom and a unique space that could be used as an office or hobby room with custom cabinetry and beadboard walls. Outdoors, the nearly three-quarter-acre homesite features spectacular live oaks, cut stone front walkway, a moss-covered garden path and a deck. Asking price $499,000.
This home is listed by Ginger Harper Real Estate Group, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
On the Most Expensive Home in Castle Hayne
5009 Birds View Court , Castle Hayne, NC 28429
Just a few minutes from downtown Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach sits this four bedroom, three full bath plus three half bath home. The estate is called “Birds View” and as the name implies, this 2.5 acre home site offers plenty of opportunities to view birds, wildlife and the beauty of a large backyard pond. The custom home has recently been renovated, from top to bottom. Features include a ten foot ceiling downstairs and nine foot ceiling upstairs, lots of custom molding and transom windows, a grand foyer and an open floor plan that flows from foyer, to dining room to the great room, to sun room to kitchen and back to formal living room. The newly renovated custom kitchen has double ovens, microwave drawer, farmhouse sink, gas stove and white custom cabinets with quartz countertops. The brick deck in back is a wonderful area to overlook the fishing pond and creek. Two staircases, one in the foyer and one at the back entrance are both artistically pleasing! The spindles are different on purpose, and were designed to add architectural detail. There are three fireplaces, with one in the downstairs master bedroom. And did we mention that there are two master bedrooms? One downstairs and one upstairs. Additionally, there is a home office, a bonus room with a wet bar, a half bath and a Juliette balcony. On top of it all, literally, is an unfinished third floor that leads to ample storage for all the extras. Asking price $1,295,000
This home is listed by The Rising Tide Team, Intracoastal Realty Corp
ON A LOCKWOOD FOLLY RIVERFRONT HOME
3007 N Ebbtide Lane , Varnamtown, NC 28462
Located in the fishing and shrimping village of Varnamtown, in Brunswick County, this property offers a private pier with boat lift and floating dock. This creates quick and easy deep water access to the Intracoastal Waterway and the Lockwoods Folly Inlet, opening to the Atlantic Ocean. The property measures just over 1,700 square feet and offers three beds and two baths. Features include a riverside covered porch, an open kitchen, brick hearth fireplace, and a second story sunroom. Asking price $499,900
This home is listed by Jabin Norris, PROACTIVE Real Estate
ON A GOLFER’S PARADISE
4010 Wyndmere Drive , Southport, NC 28461
This custom built, new construction home is located in the private gated community of St James. It is situated on the championship tees off the first hole of The Reserve Golf Course. The house features an open floor plan filled with natural light. The gourmet kitchen includes a nine foot Island, granite countertops, stainless appliances, built-in refrigerator, breakfast area, wet bar and plenty of storage. A formal dining room and an office with a fireplace are also part of the first floor along with a guest bedroom with a full bath. The great room is light and bright with a fireplace and built-ins. The Carolina room has views of the golf course. Outside is a deck with a pergola and patio. The master suite is also on the ground floor. The second level, which can be reached by an elevator, has a second master suite consisting of a family room, an efficiency kitchen and a bedroom with a full bath. A deck off the family room gives more amazing views. There are two more guest bedrooms each with full bath, plus a game room. Asking price $1,299,000
This home is listed by Diann Sauble/ RE/MAX Southern Coast
THE MOST EXPENISVE HOME IN BRUNSWICK COUNTY
704 Shoals Watch Way , Bald Head Island, NC 28461
UPDATE: THIS HOME IS PENDING
This home has the best of both worlds. It comes with 143 feet of unobstructed beach frontage and yet is located on the highly elevated dune ridge keeping it out of the flood zone. This seven bedroom, six and a half bath home is designed local award winning architect Peter Quinn and built by luxury home builder Dudley Builders. With over 5,500 heated square feet offers vaulted ceilings, wall-to-wall windows, three large living spaces, a wood-burning fireplace, recently-renovated gourmet kitchen and a 40×20 foot stainless steel pool and separate jetted spa. Additional features include a home gym above the garage, an elevator, updated furnishings, newly paved driveway, fresh landscaping, new roof, climate controlled HVAC system, complete with multiple system dehumidifiers, and organic fill insulation from the roofline to the underpinning of the home. Asking price $6,300,000
This home is listed by Stephanie Blake, Intracoastal Realty
ON A LUXURY HOME IN NEW HANOVER COUNTY
7319 Carolina Beach Rd. Wilmington
This home was on our list year until the owners decided to temporary cancel its listing. It’s now back on the market and our list. Even though this house is off of one of the busiest streets in town, we’re betting you probably never knew it existed. It sits on nearly 11 acres that fronts to the Intracoastal Waterway. This elegant estate includes a 6200 square foot main house, a two-bedroom carriage house, a three-bedroom guest house, and a pool house. The large indoor heated pool has a 50-foot extension for swimming laps; an expansive retractable movie screen for watching your favorite media while floating in the pool; his and her changing rooms; and an elevated area for all your professional exercise equipment. Inside the main house, even the most discriminating buyer will be impressed by all the custom features and details. A few examples: red onyx around the two-sided fireplace; bamboo floors with black walnut inlay; hand-woven carpeting up the main staircase and around the rotunda area; English Beech and eucalyptus wood in the great room; custom wrought iron banisters fashioned to look like sea grass; gravity glass sinks; and the list goes on and on. Did we mention the putting green, the 195 feet of Intracoastal Waterway frontage and 450’ pier with a gazebo? And the spectacular sunrises? Asking price: $6,999,000
This property is listed by Nick Phillips, Landmark Sotheby’s International Realty
ON AN OLD FISH HOUSE
68 Champion Drive , Supply, NC 28462
All of the homes we feature on this list are one-of-a-kind but this one is in a league all on its own. Although the address says Supply, this is really located in Varnamtown less than 5 miles from Holden Beach. For years it was known as The Fish House, this is where boats brought in the fresh shrimp and the daily catch and sold it to the public. It has been completely renovated into a private home with two bedrooms and two baths. With 140 feet of deeded water access on the Lockwood Folly River this really is a boaters dream with six slips, and a 10,000 ton lift. It also has two septic systems located on this .71 acre parcel with no HOA and brings in over $30,000 in rental income. Asking price $1,750,000
This home is listed by Niki Wilson Todd, RE/MAX Southern Coast