Be part of a vibrant neighborhood when you choose historic downtown Wilmington homes. The area boasts homes in many historic architectural styles, including neo classical, bungalow, and Victorian. You’ll find both stately mansions and cozy single-family homes. Many of these gorgeous homes have shady porches, historic fixtures, and big lawns. They have been meticulously maintained and updated with modern heating and cooling systems, new stainless steel appliances, and restored hardwood floors. For those who prefer more modern styles, there is historic downtown Wilmington real estate available in new single-family home construction, as well as sleek condos and townhouses. Single family homes tend to be set back from the street, affording them more privacy. Condos and townhouses are typically built in mixed use developments and so are super close to restaurants, art galleries, and downtown events.
Whatever type of housing you choose, you get to be in the center of downtown Wilmington. Most neighborhoods are very walkable or bikeable. This means that neighbors know each other better, and there is a strong feeling of neighborhood cohesion and safety. Families checking out downtown Wilmington will find several excellent public schools close by. Hoggard High is one of the most sought-after schools in the area, offering a strong academic foundation for students who want to pursue a college education. There are also a number of fine private schools parents can choose.
Downtown Wilmington is a great place to live and work. There are many great jobs to be found. With the proximity of the Research Triangle Park in nearby Durham, other research and biotech companies make their home in the area. Downtown Wilmington also works to attract business owners with generous business loans. Whether you work in downtown Wilmington or not, it’s a great place to hang out. The Riverfront, along Cape Fear River, is full of great shops and restaurants. There’s also an annual farmers market, held at the Riverfront, runs on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., beginning at the end of March and ending in mid-November.
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