120 Nun Street

Wilmington NC, 28401


This is your opportunity to own a piece of history! Meticulously preserved 1800s home with modern day amenities is now available. This beautifully restored Historic Home rests one block from Wilmington's famous Riverwalk as well as walking distance to many of Downtown Wilmington's famous restaurants & clubs. This Historic Preservation registered Italianate style home features the Cumming-Duls Historic Wilmington Foundation Plaque. The home boasts 9 fireplaces, original floor to ceiling windows, original hardwood doors, as well as the original wide-plank heart-pine flooring on both levels of the home. The home has been meticulously maintained & features a remodeled kitchen that creates wonderful functional utility & flow. An attached dining area w/ a fireplace adds to the elegance and glamour of the home. The recently remodeled bathrooms featuring a 1 half bath on the main level, a full bathroom on the second level, as well as 2 master en-suites, modernize the functionality of this house while keeping its authenticity & historic southern charm. The exterior of the home features a lovely full covered front porch which is perfect for relaxing on a warm southern evening, as well a full rear covered porch that offers privacy for entertaining & guests. The home also has a basement and hand-laid brick driveway featuring 2 off-street parking spaces which is VERY RARE for Wilmington's Historic District and a private yard which unheard of! The roof is very durable sealed seam metal. This beautiful home has been prominently featured in: Residents of Old Wilmington's ''Back Door Kitchen Tour''; The Wilmington Azalea Festival Home Tour; & The Historic Wilmington Foundation's ''Wilmington by Candlelight'' Christmas Tour. In addition, the exterior and interior of this home has been spotlighted in Wrightsville Beach Magazine, Salt Magazine, Wilma Magazine & on the local PBS television station, UNC-TV. It has also been the backdrop for many wedding & fashion photoshoots, as well as a talking point on the historic home carriage tours that operate daily. If you're looking for a piece of American history w/ modern functionality then schedule your personal tour of the Historic Cumming-Duls house today!


Listing TypeFor Sale
Days On Site57


Bath(s) 4 Total
SQ Feet3,601

Additional Information

Ocean FrontNo
Ocean ViewNo
Water AccessNo
Bonus RoomNo
Boat SlipNo
Master DownNo
Finished Room Over GarageNo
Great RoomNo
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Area Information
CountyNew Hanover
Zip Code28401
AreaNew Hanover
Community NameHistoric District
Elementary SchoolSnipes
Middle SchoolWilliston
High SchoolNew Hanover
Listing VS Median (in Historic District)
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100% of Average
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79.852818661483% of Average
$ / SqFt:
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99.129636763139% of Average
On Site:
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7.045735475896% of Average
Listing Updated: 10/22/2020
Dawn J Berard LogoMLS Number: 100233350
Listing Provided By:
Dawn J Berard  of  Sold Buy the Sea Realty
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