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  • Price$1,750,000
  • Beds6
  • Baths8
  • Sq. Ft.9,790
  • Acres0.51
  • Built1876

305 South 3rd St, Wilmington

The Historic Murchison House is among the few Wilm jewels remaining downtown. This elegant 19th century southern mansion typifies an era gone-by. Truly transported in time as you enter this impeccably maintained showplace. Attention to historic detail by current loving owners is apparent as you walk into a central grand foyer. In traditional fashion of this era to the foyer's left & right is a north & south parlor flanked respectively by a library/billiard rm & formal dining rm. Completing the southern wing, the butler's pantry, lg kitchen, & laundry rm facilitate the bed&breakfast (permitted) or large family. To complete its grandeur this beauty boasts of 5 lg bed suites on 2nd floor & complete sizable apt on 3rd floor. Carriage house has 2 add'l apts. Almost 10,000SF w/ carriage house.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #100031980
  • Price$1,750,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Bathrooms8.00
  • Full Baths7
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage9,790
  • Acres0.51
  • Year Built1876
  • TypeSingle Family
  • Sub-TypeStick-Built
  • StatusActive


  • AmenitiesNo Amenities
  • UtilitiesMunicipal Sewer, Municipal Water
  • ParkingLighted, Off Street, On Site Parking, Paved
  • PoolNone


  • ExteriorBrick
  • Exterior FeaturesLandscape Sprkr Sys, Security Lighting, Gas Logs
  • Lot Description136x163x135x165
  • RoofSlate
  • ConstructionWood Frame
  • FoundationConcrete Block, Crawl Space

Additional Information

  • Date ListedSeptember 15th, 2016
  • Days on Market413
  • ZoningHD-R

Community Information

  • Address305 South 3rd St
  • AreaHistoric District
  • SubdivisionHistoric District
  • CityWilmington
  • CountyNew Hanover
  • StateNC
  • Zip Code28401


  • Interior Features2nd Kitchen, 9Ft+ Ceilings, Apt/Suite, Blinds, Foyer, Gas Logs, Intercom/Music, Pantry, Security System, Skylights, Walk-In Closet, Mud Room
  • AppliancesDishwasher, Dryer, Ice Maker, Microwave - Built-In, Refrigerator, Washer
  • HeatingElectric, Forced Air, Heat Pump, Geo Thermal, Natural Gas
  • CoolingCentral Forced Air
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces3
  • # of Stories4
  • Stories3 Story or More, Basement

School Information

  • DistrictNew Hanover
  • ElementarySnipes
  • MiddleWilliston
  • HighNew Hanover

Listing Details

  • Listing OfficeCentury 21 Sweyer & Associates
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