Featured Listing Friday: 919 Schloss Street

Want to unwind with a cocktail on a cool fall evening?  Slide into your hot tub just outside your master suite to watch the sky turn brilliant colors as the sun sizzles into the shimmering water in this week’s Featured Listing Friday.  This week’s listing from Michelle Clark takes us to 919 Schloss Street in Wrightsville Beach, NC.

Q: What distinctive features set this home apart?
A: You’ll find breathtaking views of 10 miles of unbroken shoreline. See from Figure 8 Island to Carolina Beach from the widow’s watch high atop this beach home
Q: Can you describe the architectural style of the home?
A: Contemporary yet sophisticated  
Q: What are the advantages of the location and neighborhood?
A: The home is located at the south end of the island for priceless sunset AND sunrise views, unlike other homes.  You will enjoy views from the Atlantic Ocean, Masonboro Inlet and Intracoastal Waterway
Q: Does the community have any amenities we should know about?
A: Wrightsville Beach is an oceanfront community with basketball courts, a public boat ramp, picnic grounds, a playground, tennis courts and walking/running trails
Q: Can you tell us a fun fact about this home?
A: You may recognize it from an episode of Dawson’s Creek, which is one of many television shows filmed in Wilmington
Q: Is there anything else you’d like to tell us about the home?
A: There is an elevator, and even a resistance indoor pool for year round swimming/exercise

For more information on this listing, click here!

 


Featured Listing Friday – 311 S. Front Street

Step into Wilmington, NC’s Crown Jewel of the Historic District in this week’s Featured Listing Friday listed by Betsy Leonard.  Located at 311 S. Front Street, this exquisite home is situated high on a lot that stretches from Front Street to Second Street in Downtown Wilmington.

Q: What distinctive features set this home apart?
A: The “Captain Harper” has been meticulously renovated with respect to the original style and architectural elements of the Victorian era in which it was built.  It also includes thoroughly modern elements such as spacious gourmet kitchen, elevator, custom lighting for artwork, and a three car garage-  a rarity in the historic district. 

Q: Can you describe the architectural style of the home?

A: This is a classic Victorian.  Built in 1903, the home was designed by the architect, HPS Keller, who designed many buildings that are still standing at NC State.  The home features high ceilings, elaborate trim and millwork, original brass hardware, and grand formal spaces.


Q: What are the advantages of the location and neighborhood?
A: The Captain Harper House is situated on a high, large lot that stretches from Front Street to 2nd Street.  It is in the heart of the historic district.  It is a short walk to the restaurants, shops, businesses, theaters and river walk that make the historic district of Wilmington so special.  And Whole Foods is a 10 minute drive away!
Q: Does the community have any amenities we should know about?
A: Yes!  In addition to above mentioned, downtown Wilmington has lots offer: Fireworks on the Cape Fear River on the 4th of July; The Children’s Museum; The Train Museum, The Snake Museum, Thalian Hall, Friday night Gallery Walks, etc.


Q: What makes the price of this home so great?
A: No expense was spared during the thorough renovation of this house over several years. The elegant design, quality of construction, and exquisite materials used throughout are bar none.  With over 5300 square feet of refined living space, a three car garage with full apartment above, and prestigious address the value is apparent.

 

Q: Can you tell us a fun fact about this home?
A: Captain Harper and his bride, Ella would frequently host parties in the early 1900’s.  When the weather was fair, they would open the double doors so that musicians could play on the porch while their guests danced inside.


Q: Is there anything else you’d like to tell us about the home?
A: Timeless design; a perfect balance of comfort and elegance; and an idyllic location in historic Wilmington are the elements that make this property a one in a million find.

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Featured Listing Friday – 7617 Masonboro Sound Road

This week’s Featured Listing Friday features over 6,300 square foot of charm in the heart of Wilmington, NC. Take a tour of this beautiful home listed by J. B. Fox, III below.

Grand Oaks is a 2.8 acre estate located on the Intracoastal Waterway and constructed with truly exceptional quality. The residence, with over 6,300 square feet, rests under a canopy of majestic oaks. The four bedroom home has undergone major remodeling with the finest quality products available. With marble and wood flooring of heart pine, maple and cherry, exquisite moldings and attention to every detail, this home is for family, friends and grand entertaining. Complete with a bridge to the adjacent island and a private pier on the Intracoastal Waterway with lifts and floating dock, this estate has the charm of yesterday, exceptional quality of today and embraces the water and lifestyle of elegant living.

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Featured Listing Friday: 806 Paoli Court

Join us for a tour of this week’s Featured Listing Friday in the beautiful waterfront community of Inlet Watch in Wilmington, NC from Diane Moore Steelman.


Q: What distinctive features set this home apart?

A: This elegant home borders the Inlet Watch Marina and Yacht Club with expansive views of the marina, Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean. The circular drive leads to the dramatic second floor entry with gracious open living, a gourmet kitchen, a delightful screen porch with automatic hurricane shutters.  The entire 3rd floor is a grand master suite with fireplace, sitting area, his and hers closets, ”woman cave” and spa-like bath with a jacuzzi with temperature maintenance and steam shower.

Q: Can you describe the architectural style of the home?

A: Mediterranean

Q: What are the advantages of the location and neighborhood?

 

A: The home is located at the head of the harbor with views over the harbor to the Intracoastal Waterway & Atlantic Ocean.  Inlet Watch is a water access community located 5” from Carolina Beach.  The neighborhood HOA dues are minimal and one can access the pool, clubhouse & tennis courts of the Inlet View Yacht Club for only $100/yr. There is a separate fee if you have a boat slip.

Q: Does the community/home have any amenities we should know about?

 

A: Inlet Watch Yacht Club with a full service marina & direct ocean access, clubhouse, tennis court & pool.

Q: What makes the price of this home so great?

 

A: Impeccable quality in this 5400 SF home with an additional 400 SF of work-out room and craft room. Every top of the line feature is built into this home for ease of living, carefree maintenance & storm protection.

Q: Can you tell us a fun fact about this home?

 

A: The woman of the house was an artist and created the turtle relief in the entry foyer, as well as other sea related art in the house.  She had a craft room off the work-out area and a sewing room off her ladies closet.  She also designed the interior.

Q: Is there anything else you’d like to tell us about the home?


A:
The home has available for negotiation the lot adjoining the back yard and 3 dry slips.
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Pleasure Island Events – August 18 – 24

Friday, August 17th – Free Concert Series at Ft. Fisher Military Recreation Area in Kure Beach. Featured band isSouth of K (Blue Grass). This concert is rescheduled from August 10th. Bring blankets and/or chairs, and pack your picnic dinner. Please do not bring beverages or animals. Beverages will be available for sale.

Sunday, August 19th – Free movie at Carolina Beach Lake – Happy Feet Two. You are welcome to bring your own food and soft drinks. There are reasonably priced snacks and soft drinks for sale. Movie starts at around 8:45 or dusk.

Tuesday, Aug 21st – every Tuesday night is Family Night with lots of activities for families and kids.

Wednesday, Aug. 22nd – Bingo every Wednesday night.

Thursday, Aug. 23rd– Fireworks at the boardwalk – featured band is Radio Flyer (Classic Rock).

Activities – There are many activities to enjoy on the island; biking, surfing, paddle boarding and riding bikes are just a few of the many things you can enjoy while visiting the island.

Real Estate – Pleasure Island had 22 new listings last week, 15 under contract, and 6 closed sales.

Weather –This weekend and next week will be sunny with highs in the mid to upper 80’s, sunny with some scattered thunderstorms. It is a beautiful time of year to spend time at the beach. What better way to enjoy the sun than having fun at the beach!

For more information about Pleasure Island go to www.pleasureislandnc.org


Pleasure Island Events – 8/11 – 8/17

Friday, Aug. 10th – Free Summer Concert– featuring South of K (Bluegrass)
Held at Fort Fisher Military Recreation Area in Kure Beach. Bring blankets and chairs for the whole family and prepare for a great night of music and fun. Please do not bring beverages or pets. Beverages will be available for sale.

Sunday, August 12th – Free movie at Carolina Beach Lake – Mars Needs Moms

Tuesday, Aug 14th – every Tuesday night is Family Night with lots of activities for kids.

Wednesday, Aug. 15th – Bingo every Wednesday night.

Thursday, Aug. 16th – Fireworks at the boardwalk – featured band is Bibis Ellison Band

Activities – There are many activities to enjoy on the island; biking, surfing, paddle boarding and riding bikes are just a few of the many things you can enjoy while visiting the island.

Real Estate – Pleasure Island had 12 new listings last week, 4 under contract, and 6 closed sales.

Weather
–This weekend and next week will be sunny with highs in the mid to upper 80’s and some isolated thunderstorms. It is a beautiful time of year to spend time at the beach. What better way to enjoy the sun and have fun than the beach!

For more information about Pleasure Island go to www.pleasureislandnc.org


Pleasure Island Events – 8/4 – 8/10

Sunday, August 5th – Free movie at Carolina Beach Lake – The Adventures of Tin Tin

Tuesday, Aug 7th – every Tuesday night is Family Night with lots of activities for kids.

Wednesday, Aug. 8th – Bingo every Wednesday night.

Thursday, Aug. 9th – Fireworks at the boardwalk – featured band is Emily Minor Band
(Country – American Idol contestant)

Friday, Aug. 10th – Free Summer Concert– featuring South of K (Bluegrass)
Held at Fort Fisher Military Recreation Area in Kure Beach. Bring blankets and chairs for the whole family and prepare for a great night of music and fun. Please do not bring beverages or pets. Beverages will be available for sale.

Activities – There are many activities to enjoy on the island; biking, surfing, paddle boarding and riding bikes are just a few of the many things you can enjoy while visiting the island.

Real Estate – Pleasure Island had 22 new listings last week, 5 under contract, and 17 closed sales.

Weather –This weekend and next week will be sunny with highs in the mid to upper 80’s and some isolated thunderstorms. It is a beautiful time of year to spend time at the beach. What better way to enjoy the sun and have fun than the beach!

For more information about Pleasure Island go to www.pleasureislandnc.org

 


Pleasure Island Events 7/28-8/3

Friday, July 27th – FREE Summer Concert featuring Beach Billy Brothers (Classic Rock & Roll) Food is allowed, however no pets or beverages are allowed. Beverages will be for sale. Concert is from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the Ft. Fisher Air Force Recreation Area at 119 Riverfront Road in Kure Beach.

Sunday, July 29th – Free movie at Carolina Beach Lake – Big Miracle

Tuesday, July 31st – every Tuesday night is Family Night with lots of activities for kids.

Wednesday, Aug. 1st – Bingo every Wednesday night.

Thursday, Aug. 2nd – Fireworks at the boardwalk – featured band is Snack Cracker (Alternative modern rock)

Activities – There are many activities to enjoy on the island; biking, surfing, paddle boarding and riding bikes are just a few of the many things you can enjoy while visiting the island.

Real Estate – Pleasure Island had 16 new listings last week, 15 under contract, and 5 closed sales.

Weather –This weekend and next week will be sunny with highs in the mid 80’s and some scattered thunderstorms. It is a beautiful time of year to spend time at the beach. What better way to enjoy the sun and have fun than the beach!

For more information about Pleasure Island go to www.pleasureislandnc.org


Pleasure Island Events 7/8-7/12

Sunday, July 8th – Free movie at Carolina Beach Lake – We Bought a Zoo

Friday, July 13th – FREE Summer Concert featuring BLP (Blues).
Food is allowed, however no pets or beverages are allowed. Beverages will be for sale. Concert is from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the Ft. Fisher Air Force Recreation Area at 119 Riverfront Road in Kure Beach.

Tuesday, July 10th – every Tuesday night is Family Night with lots of activities for kids.

Wednesday, July 11th – Bingo every Wednesday night.

Thursday, July 12th – Fireworks at the boardwalk – featured band is the Mark Roberts Band (variety).

Activities – There are many activities to enjoy on the island; biking, surfing, paddle boarding and riding bikes are just a few of the many things you can enjoy while visiting the island.

Real Estate – Pleasure Island had 19 new listings last week, 6 under contract, and 12 closed sales.

Weather –This weekend will be in the low 90’s and next week will be sunny with highs in the mid 80’s and some isolated thunderstorms. It is a beautiful time of year to spend time at the beach. What better way to enjoy the sun and have fun than the beach!

For more information about Pleasure Island go to www.pleasureislandnc.org


Pleasure Island Events

Friday, June 22nd – FREE Summer Concert featuring SPARE CHANGE.
Food is allowed, however no pets or beverages are allowed. Beverages will be for sale. Concert is from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the Ft. Fisher Air Force Recreation Area at 119 Riverfront Road in Kure Beach.

Sunday, June 24th – Free movie at Carolina Beach Lake – Dolphin Tale

Tuesday, June 26th – every Tuesday night is Family Night with lots of activities for kids.

Wednesday, June 27th – Bingo every Wednesday night.

Thursday, June 28th – Fireworks at the boardwalk – featured band is 40 East; Country Cross-Over and R&B

Activities – There are many activities to enjoy on the island; biking, surfing, paddle boarding and riding bikes are just a few of the many things you can enjoy while visiting the island.

Real Estate – Pleasure Island had 14 new listings last week, 6 under contract, and 8 closed sales.

Weather –This weekend and next week will be sunny with highs in the low to mid 80’s and some isolated thunderstorms. It is a beautiful time of year to spend time at the beach. What better way to enjoy the sun and have fun than the beach!

For more information about Pleasure Island go to http://to www.pleasureislandnc.org