Ken Brandon - Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage Realty
20 S 5th Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28401

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. New AC installed July 2018. 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".

Details

MLS#100087434
StyleHouse
Sub-TypeResale
StatusActive
Year1853
Days On Site299

Features

Bed(s)5
Bath(s) 5 Full
SQ Feet6,840
Story(s)3.0
Acreage0.13

Additional Information

Ocean FrontNo
Ocean ViewNo
Water AccessNo
Bonus RoomNo
Boat SlipNo
Master DownNo
Finished Room Over GarageNo
HOANo
FireplaceYes
Great RoomYes
Construction TypeStick Built
FencingYes
PorchYes
SunroomNo
DeckYes
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Area Information

StateNC
CountyNew Hanover
CityWilmington
Zip Code28401
AreaNew Hanover
Community NameHistoric District
Elementary SchoolSnipes
Middle SchoolWilliston
High SchoolNew Hanover
Listing VS Median (in Historic District)
Price:
$840,000
low | high
Med:
$287,450
100% of Average
SqFt:
6,840
low | high
Med:
1,835
100% of Average
$ / SqFt:
$123
low | high
Med:
$175
7.680253361574% of Average
On Site:
299
low | high
Med:
121
100% of Average
Listing Updated: 08/19/2018
MLS Number: 100087434
Listing Provided By:
Michelle L Clark  of  Intracoastal Realty Corp