Historic Buildings for Sale

As a service for our members the Historic Wilmington Foundation maintains this listing of historic homes and buildings for sale located in the Lower Cape Fear region. We regularly update the list to keep the information as current as possible.


The Historic Camellia Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Beautiful home on the prettiest block downtown.  6 bedrooms with a 1 bedroom apartment and separate owner’s quarters on the 3rd floor. 6 fireplaces, 6.5 baths.  Currently a bed and breakfast, could easily convert to a single family home. Perennial garden surrounds the house.

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The Historic Charles W. Worth House

This magnificent home, built in 1893, boasts one of the largest downtown lots measuring 66′ x 210′. Restored in the early 1980s and well maintained ever since. Became C.W. Worth House Bed and Breakfast in 1985, and remains the longest operating inn in Wilmington. This is a turnkey fully furnished and equipped bed and breakfast with all websites, email addresses, and guest lists. The house features eight bedrooms all with private baths. The large owners’ quarters are located on the first floor.

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The Historic James O. Carr House

Built c. 1908, this impressive Carolina Heights home sits on a large corner lot at 1901 Market Street. It boasts many wonderful amenities: an expansive rocking chair front porch, wood staircase, high ceilings, striking chandeliers, extensive millwork, wood floors, 6 fire places, stained glass and even a “hidden” staircase!  The spacious home has 6 bedrooms and 6 baths.

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