308 Dock Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

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▼ $50,000 1686014216
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Historic District

Property Description

Welcome to the historic Kidder House (Circa, 1910) a rare, shingle-style home in the heart of Wilmington's Historic District. Beautifully restored, this historic property epitomizes the style and grace of years gone by with the comforts and convenience of the modern era. Expertly preserved features include the rare and intricately-designed window muntins with original glazed panes, wood floors,10 ft ceilings, original doors, heavy moldings, 6 fireplaces (non-working) and more. The front exterior includes a walled garden that is elevated from the street with steps to the rocking-chair covered front porch displaying an Historic Wilmington Foundation plaque. With separate utilities for each level of the home, it is ideal for an investor interested in short or long term rental income or a buyer who wishes to live in one level and rent out the other for additional income. As a duplex, the lower unit comprises 2 BRs, 1.5 Baths and the upper unit, 2 BRs, 1 bath, each with a separate entrance. At the original front door, the home's interior begins with a vestibule and French doors that lead to each level of the home. The first level unit has an entrance foyer and a light-filled living room (parlor) that boasts beautiful windows overlooking the front porch and charming fireplace. Heavy double doors lead to a large adjacent bedroom with a 2nd fireplace. The renovated kitchen has a patio door to a private courtyard garden and there is a quaint dining room with a curved wall and other historic features. The 1st floor primary bedroom has a lovely original fireplace and a bright adjacent dressing room with a laundry closet, a half bath and a patio door to the garden area. Completing the first floor is a newly renovated full bathroom featuring a tiled shower. The entry to the upper level begins with the private stairs from the vestibule. Along the center hall on that level are 3 large rooms comprising 2 BRs and a living room, all with wood floors and fireplaces. The full bathroom is charming with an original clawfoot tub/shower, a new vanity, sink and lighting. A galley kitchen features a gas stove/oven and refrigerator and a patio door leads to a delightful covered rear deck. A bonus room accessible from the rear deck and rear bedroom includes a laundry area, a closet and 2 walls of windows. Additional features of the home include a basement (former coal cellar) for storage and a driveway leading to off-street parking for up to 4 cars. This historic property was the former residence of Louis T. Moore, a prominent Wilmingtonian at the turn of the 20th Century who was the chairman and founding member of New Hanover County's Historical Commission. Located on a quiet block with 2 picturesque historic churches in front and behind the property, this historic beauty has an enviable location just 3 blocks to Wilmington's Riverwalk and1 block to a myriad of restaurants, shops, breweries, coffee shops, galleries, theaters, museums and downtown's Farmers market in the central business district. Residents will enjoy the walkability and beautiful sunsets from Wilmington's award-winning Riverwalk and a lifestyle filled with arts and culture from numerous downtown venues.

Additional Information

Available Amenities
No Amenities
Interior Features
1st Floor Master, 2nd Kitchen, 9Ft+ Ceilings, Blinds/Shades, Ceiling Fan(s), Wash/Dry Connect
Central, Zoned
Gas Pack, Zoned
LVT/LVP, Tile, Wood
Crawl Space
Exterior Finish
Asbestos, Shake Siding, Wood Siding
Exterior Features
Security Lighting
Lot Water Features
Municipal Sewer, Municipal Water, Natural Gas Connected
Garage Description
Off Street
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
New Hanover

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