$2,295,000

400 S Front Street

Wilmington NC, 28401

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.

Details

MLS#100217024
Listing TypeFor Sale
StyleHouse
Sub-TypeResale
StatusActive
Year1825
Days On Site60

Features

Bed(s)7
Bath(s)6fb/2hb
SQ Feet12,475
Garage4
Story(s)4.0
Acreage0.81
Property ViewYes

Additional Information

Ocean FrontNo
Ocean ViewNo
Water AccessNo
Bonus RoomNo
Boat SlipNo
Master DownNo
Finished Room Over GarageNo
HOANo
FireplaceYes
Great RoomNo
FencingYes
PorchYes
SunroomYes
DeckYes
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Area Information

StateNC
CountyNew Hanover
CityWilmington
Zip Code28401
AreaNew Hanover
Community NameHistoric District
Elementary SchoolSnipes
Middle SchoolWilliston
High SchoolNew Hanover
Listing VS Median (in Historic District)
Price:
$2,295,000
low | high
Med:
$299,450
100% of Average
SqFt:
12,475
low | high
Med:
2,061
100% of Average
$ / SqFt:
$184
low | high
Med:
$149
69.197970847007% of Average
On Site:
60
low | high
Med:
343
17.492711370262% of Average
Listing Updated: 07/09/2020
Ashley B Garner LogoMLS Number: 100217024
Listing Provided By:
Ashley B Garner  of  Intracoastal Realty Corp
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