121 South 5th Ave


About This Property

3 Beds
4 Baths
3,201 Sqft
.14 Acres
0 Garages

Welcome to the historic Louis T. Moore home (Circa, 1910), a rare shingle-style home in the heart of Wilmington's Historic District. The front exterior features a fenced yard and a sumptuous wrap-around covered front porch, with an historic plaque, perfect for relaxing with friends and family. Beautifully restored, this historic home epitomizes the style and grace of years gone by with the comforts and convenience of the modern era. Expertly preserved features include wood floors throughout, original French doors, tall ceilings, pocket doors, historic moldings, 6 fireplaces (2 with natural gas logs), original built-ins and more. The interior of the home begins with an elegant foyer that opens into a keeping room. From there, heavy pocket doors lead to the light-filled formal living room (parlor) boasting a fireplace and double French doors that open to the front porch. Another pair of pocket-doors open to an exquisite dining room featuring original built-in bookcases and a charming fireplace. The spacious family room, with a wall of windows and an ornate fireplace, make it perfect for entertaining or for more intimate gatherings. A stunning epicurean kitchen includes granite counters, stainless steel appliances, floor to ceiling cabinets and an original built-in hutch. Adjoining the kitchen is a combination walk-in pantry and laundry room. Relax in the light-filled sunroom or breakfast room, with oversized windows overlooking the rear deck and garden. The master bedroom suite on the second floor is beyond compare. It includes a spacious master bedroom with a beautiful fireplace, a separate master den with custom cabinets, and a lavish walk-in closet. A superbly designed luxurious master bathroom has a striking glass-tiled floor, a spa-like tub, walk-in shower, double vanities and a water closet. Two additional bedrooms each with a fireplace and 2 full bathrooms complete the second floor. Other features of this fine residence include a walk-up attic andwalk-down basement (both offering abundant storage options), a 4th full bathroom on the first floor, a reardeck overlooking a brick patio and gardens, and 2 off-street parking spaces. This is your chance to own a piece of history. Louis T. Moore, was a notable Wilmington native at the turn of the 20th Century who was an historian, preservationist, photographer, Chairman of the New Hanover County Historical Commission and Executive-Secretary of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. This historic beauty is located on an avenue with a tree-lined meridian, just a short walk to Wilmington's thriving Riverwalk, numerous restaurants, galleries, coffee shops, breweries, historic Thalian Hall, the Wilson Performing Arts Center, Convention Center and Port City Marina. Enjoy a walkable lifestyle, filled with arts and culture, with this exceptional Historic District home.

Essential Information
MLS® #100210520
Full Baths4
Square Footage3,201
Year Built1910
TypeSingle Family
Community Information
Address121 South 5th Ave
AreaHistoric District
SubdivisionHistoric District
CountyNew Hanover
Zip Code28401
AmenitiesNo Amenities
ParkingOff Street, Unpaved

Municipal Sewer, Municipal Water

CoolingCentral Forced Air
# of Fireplaces3
# of Stories2
Stories2 Story
Interior Features

9Ft+ Ceilings, Blinds, Ceiling Fans, Foyer, Gas Logs, Pantry, Security System, Walk-in Shower, Walk-In Closet, Whirlpool, Whole House Fan


Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave - Built-In, Refrigerator, Stove/Oven - Gas, Washer


Forced Air, Heat Pump, Natural Gas

ExteriorStucco, Wood
Exterior FeaturesNone
Lot Description50 x 120 x 50 x 120
ConstructionWood Frame
FoundationConcrete Block, Crawl Space
School Information
DistrictNew Hanover
HighNew Hanover
Additional Information
Date ListedMarch 22nd, 2020
Days on Market4
ZoningHD -R
Listing Details
OfficeRE/MAX Essential

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