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401 S Front Street S

Wilmington, NC 28401
  • $1,300,000
  • STATUS: Pending
  • ON SITE: 224 Days
  • MLS #: 100395829
Pending
UPDATED: 37 min ago
$1,300,000
  • 4
    BEDS
  • 0.12
    ACRES
  • 3
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 4,450
    SQFT
  • $292
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1844
County:
Area:

School Information

Elementary School:
Middle School:
High School:

Description

Neighbor to the governor, host to a president- Welcome to the Historic Parker-Saunders House, a magnificent Greek Revival at 401 South Front Street in Wilmington, North Carolina. Steeped in rich history and boasting exquisite architectural details, this 1844 masterpiece exudes timeless elegance. With 4 bedrooms and 4 baths spread across 4,450 square feet, this home is a true testament to craftsmanship and enduring charm.Upon entering, you'll be greeted by the grandeur of the cantilevered staircase, a striking feature that curves gracefully from the top floor to the English-style basement. The original heart pine flooring throughout adds warmth and character, exemplifying ''they just don't make them like they used to''.Balancing old and new, the home has been tastefully updated while preserving its historic essence. Fresh paint in areas, new bathroom vanities and countertops and a revitalized kitchen blend modern convenience and classic allure. The first floor holds all of the common living spaces including a library, adorned with built-in shelving, offering a quiet retreat for book lovers. A spacious parlor flows to the formal dining room, separated by sliding pocket doors. The soaring ceilings on this floor and intricate moulding detail add to the elegance and appeal. Upstairs holds the primary suite and three additional bedrooms. The English-style basement has another full bathroom, bonus room and two large additional flex rooms. There are 7 fireplaces scattered throughout the house, adding a touch of romance and a reminder of a bygone era. Outdoors, the original bath house, artfully converted into a shed, provides practical storage for gardening supplies. Brick walkways meander through the enchanting grounds, adorned with decorative patios and a beautiful brick wall offering both privacy and charm.Across the street stands the historic Dudley mansion, a grand residence built in 1825 for North Carolina Governor Edward Dudley. Its rich historyadds to the allure of the neighborhood. Stroll along the picturesque, sidewalk-lined street, as horse and carriage tours pass by regularly, adding to the ambiance of historic downtown Wilmington. The location of the Parker-Saunders House is simply unbeatable. With views of the Cape Fear River, you're just a block away from the famous Wilmington Riverwalk. You'll find yourself within easy reach of the area's best dining, bars, and restaurants, offering an unparalleled lifestyle. Immerse yourself in the vibrant arts and culture scene at nearby Wilson Center, historic Thalian Hall or Live Oak Bank Pavilion. Don't miss this rare opportunity to own a piece of history, where the past blends harmoniously with the present. Come and experience the timeless elegance of the Parker-Saunders House, where each room tells a story, and begin writing its next chapter.

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401 S Front Street S Wilmington, NC 28401

  • Price: $1,300,000
  • Status: Pending
  • On Site: 224 Days
  • Updated: 37 min ago
  • MLS #: 100395829
4
Beds
3
Baths
1
½ Baths
0.12
Acres
4,450
SQFT
$292
$/SQFT
1844
Built
Neighborhood:
Historic District
County:
New Hanover
Area:
Wilmington
Elementary School:
Snipes
Middle School:
Williston
High School:
New Hanover
Property Description
Neighbor to the governor, host to a president- Welcome to the Historic Parker-Saunders House, a magnificent Greek Revival at 401 South Front Street in Wilmington, North Carolina. Steeped in rich history and boasting exquisite architectural details, this 1844 masterpiece exudes timeless elegance. With 4 bedrooms and 4 baths spread across 4,450 square feet, this home is a true testament to craftsmanship and enduring charm.Upon entering, you'll be greeted by the grandeur of the cantilevered staircase, a striking feature that curves gracefully from the top floor to the English-style basement. The original heart pine flooring throughout adds warmth and character, exemplifying ''they just don't make them like they used to''.Balancing old and new, the home has been tastefully updated while preserving its historic essence. Fresh paint in areas, new bathroom vanities and countertops and a revitalized kitchen blend modern convenience and classic allure. The first floor holds all of the common living spaces including a library, adorned with built-in shelving, offering a quiet retreat for book lovers. A spacious parlor flows to the formal dining room, separated by sliding pocket doors. The soaring ceilings on this floor and intricate moulding detail add to the elegance and appeal. Upstairs holds the primary suite and three additional bedrooms. The English-style basement has another full bathroom, bonus room and two large additional flex rooms. There are 7 fireplaces scattered throughout the house, adding a touch of romance and a reminder of a bygone era. Outdoors, the original bath house, artfully converted into a shed, provides practical storage for gardening supplies. Brick walkways meander through the enchanting grounds, adorned with decorative patios and a beautiful brick wall offering both privacy and charm.Across the street stands the historic Dudley mansion, a grand residence built in 1825 for North Carolina Governor Edward Dudley. Its rich historyadds to the allure of the neighborhood. Stroll along the picturesque, sidewalk-lined street, as horse and carriage tours pass by regularly, adding to the ambiance of historic downtown Wilmington. The location of the Parker-Saunders House is simply unbeatable. With views of the Cape Fear River, you're just a block away from the famous Wilmington Riverwalk. You'll find yourself within easy reach of the area's best dining, bars, and restaurants, offering an unparalleled lifestyle. Immerse yourself in the vibrant arts and culture scene at nearby Wilson Center, historic Thalian Hall or Live Oak Bank Pavilion. Don't miss this rare opportunity to own a piece of history, where the past blends harmoniously with the present. Come and experience the timeless elegance of the Parker-Saunders House, where each room tells a story, and begin writing its next chapter.
Exterior Features

Attached Garage Spaces 0.00 Construction Wood Frame Construction Type Stick Built Detached Garage Spaces 0.00 Exterior Finish Wood Siding Fencing Back YardBrick Foundation See Remarks Location Type Mainland Lot Description Corner Lot Lot Dimensions irregular Lot Water Features None Parking Driveway On StreetOther Porch Balcony Deck Patio Road Type Frontage Public (City/Cty/St) Roof Shingle Total Carport Spaces 0.00 Waterfront No Waterview Yes

Interior Features

Basement Finished - Full Cooling System Zoned Dining Room Type Formal Fireplace 3+ Flooring Wood Heated Sq Ft Range 4000 - 4499 Heating System Fireplace(s)Zoned Interior Features 9Ft+ CeilingsBasementBookcasesFoyer Master Bedroom Location Non Primary Living Area Number Rooms 12 Stories Levels Basement

Property Features

Auction No City Limits Yes Cobra Zone No Fuel Tank Oil Above Ground Fuel Tank Ownership Owned Heating System Fuel Source See Remarks Hoa And Neighborhood Amenities No Amenities Hoa YN No New Construction No Property Taxes 2507.50 Residential Sub Type Single Family Residence Secondary Subdivision N/A Stipulation Of Sale None Tax Year 2022 Terms CashConventionalFHAVA Loan View Type River ViewWater View Water Sewer Municipal SewerMunicipal Water Zoning HD-R



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