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Wilmington

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Wilmington, North Carolina is a historic river town that is located to the north of Brunswick County and offers a large historic district as well as a beautiful downtown riverfront area. Wilmington has many attractions such as the battleship USS North Carolina from World War II, the Cape Fear Museum, Thalian Hall and Screen Gem Studios. Only a quick 45-minute drive from Brunswick County, this city is also home to the University of North Carolina Wilmington which hosts many sporting and cultural events throughout the year that are open to the general public.

Activities

Tours of the historic USS North Carolina are available every day of the year.
This battleship was the first of 10 fast battleships to be built for WWII and was part of every major naval operation in the Pacific during the war. When the ship was commissioned in 1941 it was considered to be the world’s greatest sea weapon. Choose from different educational programs and tours when you stop in and watch history come to life.

The Cape Fear Museum is the oldest history museum in all of North Carolina. This two-story venue is home to over 50,000 exhibits and items that are all related to Wilmington and Cape Fear region. The first floor focuses mainly on scientific topics that range from plants and animals to exhibits on hurricanes and their impact on the region. On the second floor, guests will see displays regarding the Civil War, early technology, segregation and much more. Additionally, the museum hosts many traveling exhibits and changes out items that are displayed to ensure that every visit provides something new and exciting to see.

Opened in 1858, the Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts is a popular place to go if you want to see live theater, documentaries, indie films, comedy shows, concerts, lectures and more. Take in classics like “The Wizard of OZ” or “Of Mice and Men,” get your laughs while watching a comedic routine, or enjoy an educational experience by viewing a documentary or listening to a prominent lecturer. Every year there are more than 250 shows and nearly 500 performances at this venue – so you are sure to find something that interests you.

The Green Gem movie studios in Wilmington are often referred to as “Wilmywood” or “Hollywood East” by locals. Over 400 film projects have been shot here and throughout the Wilmington area since 1983. Some more recent items filmed in the area include the new TV show “Sleepy Hollow,” the movie “Iron Man 3” and the “One Tree Hill” series. Indeed, it is not uncommon to come across a film in progress while walking the streets of Wilmington. With the city being so close to Brunswick County, it is a great place to visit for a day or an extended weekend.

  1. 5 beds, 8 baths
    Home size: 4,367 sq ft
    Lot size: 33,976 sqft
    Year built: 2013
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with Living Seaside Realty Group
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  2. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,923 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,602 sqft
    Year built: 1976
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with RE/MAX Essential
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  3. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,081 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,405 sqft
    Year built: 2018
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
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  4. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 2,681 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,840 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with D.R. Horton, Inc
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  5. 5 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,509 sq ft
    Lot size: 21,344 sqft
    Year built: 1969
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with NextHome Cape Fear
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  6. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,053 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,503 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with Intracoastal Realty Corp
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  7. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,168 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,405 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with Network Real Estate
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  8. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 2,574 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,147 sqft
    Year built: 2019
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with NextHome Cape Fear
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  9. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,306 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,632 sqft
    Year built: 2002
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage - Jacksonville
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  10. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,311 sq ft
    Year built: 2005
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with NextHome Cape Fear
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  11. 3 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,600 sq ft
    Lot size: 33,541 sqft
    Year built: 1956
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with Coastal ERA
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  12. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,801 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,534 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
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  13. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,250 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,988 sqft
    Year built: 1993
    Days on market: 2
    Listed with Morris Property Management & Maintenance Inc.
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  14. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,360 sq ft
    Lot size: 31,798 sqft
    Year built: 1986
    Days on market: 2
    Listed with RE/MAX Essential
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  15. 2 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,698 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,356 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Days on market: 3
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
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  16. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,755 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,098 sqft
    Year built: 2019
    Days on market: 3
    Listed with Pulte Home Company LLC
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  17. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,585 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,405 sqft
    Year built: 1999
    Days on market: 3
    Listed with BlueCoast Realty Corporation
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  18. 4 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 2,896 sq ft
    Lot size: 40,946 sqft
    Year built: 1993
    Days on market: 3
    Listed with Intracoastal Realty Corporation
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  19. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,750 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,068 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Days on market: 4
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
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  20. 4 beds, 6 baths
    Home size: 4,898 sq ft
    Lot size: 28,749 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Days on market: 4
    Listed with Intracoastal Realty Corp
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(all data current as of 12/10/2018)

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