Welcome to the charming Allen-Woodward House (circa 1886), the 2015 recipient of the Historic Wilmington Foundation's ''Preservation Award for Rehabilitation'' and one of the featured homes on the ''Doors of Wilmington'' postcard. It's located 3 short blocks from the riverfront in the Historic District of downtown Wilmington. It includes rare off-street parking with a carport secured behind a remote-controlled gate. Many updates have been made, including new exterior paint (2019), a new roof (2018), new HVAC (2015), and elevator (2015). The home maintains its original historic charm through extensive woodwork and attention to detail throughout. It features 7 fireplaces, floor-to-ceiling windows, and heart pine flooring. The first floor features formal dining room, parlor, den and gourmet kitchen, which has a gas cooktop, built-in wall oven and microwave (stainless steel). The master suite is on the second floor and features a sitting room,3 closets (including a walk-in closet), Jacuzzi tub, tile shower and dual vanity. The property also boasts a 2-story carriage house with a second-floor bedroom ideal for in-law suite or rental property. The rear courtyard is completely fenced and ideal for entertaining or relaxing with family and friends. This Historic Gem is in a prime location within walking distance to area shops, dining and all that downtown has to offer.
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These appliances convey with the sale of the home.
Fridge (Carriage House)
Stackable Washer/Dryer (Carriage House)
These are the assigned schools for this home. We always recommend
calling the school district to verify all schooling opportunities, as
not all schools are listed in the Multiple Listing Service.
Snipes Elementary School
Williston Middle School
New Hanover High School
Incorporated in 1739, Wilmington is one of the oldest towns in the state. As such, some incredible homes located in the Historic District feature a long legacy dating back over hundreds of years. And while some can climb above seven figures in price, there are affordable options in the district as well that are still beautiful homes. Click the button to learn more.
Jacob Allen, contractor, built this home in 1886. A subsequent owner, Mary Worth Woodward, altered the original façade around 1927. The house was inherited by Emma Woodward MacMillan, local historian, and chief city librarian for 30 years.
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