Water Views
400 S Front Street Wilmington, NC
$ 2,295,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#100217024
  • TypePending
  • CityWilmington
  • AreaHistoric District
  • NeighborhoodWilmington
  • Zip28401
  • Style
  • Year Built1825
  • Taxes16295
  • Price$ 2,295,000
  • Bedrooms7
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage12475
  • Lot Size0.81 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Intracoastal Realty Corp
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Property Description

The Dudley Mansion on Front Street in Wilmington, NC is available to continue the legacy of its elite owners and guests. The rich history and prominent inhabitants reinforce the exclusivity of owning this grand historic home. The stately mansion is on nearly an acre of land and overlooks the Cape Fear River. Records indicate the mansion was originally constructed in 1825 for Governor Edward Dudley, the first elected North Carolina Governor by populate vote. Governor Dudley was one of various prominent owners, including: Pembroke Jones and James Sprunt. In early 2000s, the mansion was renovated and restored to revive the estate with present-day amenities and conveniences, while maintaining the integrity and character of its time. The current owner stayed true to its historic appeal, while also updating the property with more advanced technologies, such as: Geothermal Energy and installing two large wells which feed the Geothermal system and irrigation system. Those updates are highly valuable for energy preservation, helping make this grand home more sustainable and efficient. As you walk into the extravagant foyer and entry hall your eyes take you to the incredible view of the river and enchanting backyard, that is displayed by large and abundant windows in the sunroom. The natural light spreads organically throughout the home, but seems to dim in all the right rooms. The sunset is phenomenal and can be enjoyed from many areas inside and out, allowing ample opportunity to take it all in. The Dudley Mansion features four living floors - where you'll find many surprises: from the library and den (or ''Smokers lounge'') on the main floor, to the Media room on the third floor with roof access to an observation deck with 360 degree views, to the old large safe and old cistern access in the basement. The enchantment persists in the backyard with multiple areas to hang out, including outdoor kitchen, tranquil sitting area near a charming tree, a tree fort and much more.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Snipes Elementary School Williston Middle School New Hanover High School
Price History
5/11/2020 Listed $2,295,000

General Features

City Limits Yes
Construction Wood Frame
County New Hanover
Days on Market 302
Elementary School Snipes
Full Baths 6
HOA and Neigh Amenities No Amenities
Half Baths 2
High School New Hanover
Middle School Williston
New Construction No
Property Type A
Roof Metal, Shingle
Rooms Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Bedroom 6, Dining Room, Family Room, Kitchen, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Media Room, Office, Other, Sunroom
Status Pending with Showings
Stipulation of Sale None
Stories 4.0
Street Name Front
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Subdivision Historic District
Tax Year 2019
Terms Cash, Conventional
Utilities Municipal Sewer, Municipal Water
Virtual Tour http://400southfrontst.com?mls
Waterfront No
Year Built 1825
Zoning HD-R

Interior Features

Basement Finished - Full
Cooling System Central
Dining Room Formal
Fireplace 3+
Heating Electric, Forced Air, Geo Thermal
Interior Features 2nd Kitchen, 9Ft+ Ceilings, Apt/Suite, Blinds/Shades, Ceiling Fan(s), Foyer, Pantry, Walk-in Shower, Walk-In Closet
Laundry Location Room
Rooms 23
Total Bathrooms 8.00
Total Bedrooms 7

Exterior Features

Attached Carport Spaces 0.00
Construction Type Stick Built
Detached Carport Spaces 4.00
Driveway Spaces 4.00
Exterior Features Gas Grill, Irrigation System, Security Lighting
Exterior Finish Brick
Fencing Brick, Full, Metal/Ornamental
Foundation Brick/Mortar
Lot Acres 0.81
Lot Description Corner Lot
Lot Dimensions Irregular
Lot Water Feature River View, Water View
Porch/Balcony/Deck Balcony, Deck, Open, Patio, Porch
Waterview Yes


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 28401

AVG $380K
AVG $2,458
AVG 34
Year Built
AVG 1965
AVG 59
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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