20 South 5th Ave, Wilmington


5 Beds
5 Baths
6,840 Sqft
.13 Acres
0 Garages

This is the Gem of all Gems in Wilmington's Downtown Historic District, built in 1853 by Miles Costin and James F. Post, architect. The Miles Costin House is an elegant home featuring 6900 square feet of impressive design w/5 BD and 4 BR. The glazed double door entrance leads you into the palatial interior of ornate Italianate craftsmanship. Guests will be able to walk through the main floor where a central hallway opens to symmetrical double parlors. A gorgeous hand crafted central staircase leads to three floors of exquisite beauty. Newly renovated gourmet cooks kitchen, quaint butler's pantry w/a second back staircase & nook make the first floor nothing but amazing. New AC installed on first floor July 2018 and 3rd floor HVAC 3 ton unit 2020. Exterior painted 2019. New roof 2020.

Essential Information
MLS® #100217164
Full Baths5
Square Footage6,840
Year Built1853
TypeSingle Family
Community Information
Address20 South 5th Ave
AreaHistoric District
SubdivisionHistoric District
CountyNew Hanover
Zip Code28401
AmenitiesNo Amenities
ParkingOff Street

Municipal Sewer, Municipal Water

HeatingForced Air, Natural Gas
CoolingCentral Forced Air
# of Fireplaces3
# of Stories3
Stories3 Story or More, Basement
Interior Features

2nd Kitchen, 9Ft+ Ceilings, Apt/Suite, Blinds, Ceiling Fans, Mud Room, Pantry, Security System, Smoke Detectors, Solid Surface, Walk-in Shower, Walk-In Closet


Cooktop - Gas, Dishwasher, Dryer, Ice Maker, Refrigerator, Stove/Oven - Gas, Vent Hood, Washer

Exterior FeaturesOutdoor Shower
Lot Description82x73
RoofMetal/Tin, See Remarks
ConstructionWood Frame
School Information
DistrictNew Hanover
HighNew Hanover
Additional Information
Date ListedMay 12th, 2020
Listing Details
OfficeIntracoastal Realty Corp

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