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1916 Bungalow Historic Wilmington & Near Wrightsville Beach

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 31 nights

Overview

About the property

2 queen bedrooms, 1 bath, queen and single foldout, sleeps 7 (3 couples + 1)

This ABSOLUTELY charming bungalow in the historic district of Wilmington was built in 1916, has 9 foot ceilings, and is located right off the popular Wrightsville Avenue amidst older homes constantly being remodeled. It has two bedrooms, each with queen beds, and a single bath, with a queen size sleeper sofa and a large chair with a single size sleeper in it, making it a great place for up to 7 (3 couples + one extra) to sleep.

You are approximately 1 mile from Front Street and the Cape Fear River (that is Downtown Wilmington) and only about 15 minutes from Wrightsville Beach. Across the street is a house used in the TV series One Tree Hill. It is the house Lucas, played by Chad Michael Murray, lives in.

Its walking distance to a wonderful little breakfast and lunch diner, a great park with a play set for kids and a large field for soccer, baseball, football, or playing with your dog. Across from the park is a Port City Java.

More Details

Owner
Allen Wyke
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2017

About Allen Wyke

Wyke Properties, LLC was founded by Allen Wyke.

Allen Wyke purchased this house in 2002

Why Allen Wyke chose Wilmington

As a child, Allen use to visit family and vacation in Wilmington, so he has always had a strong attraction and sense of belonging to the area. In 2002, when he bought the home, he was looking to find a place that needed some work, but would ultimately offer a destination...a home for friends, family and vacation renters to enjoy. The home is located on a unique one way street in its neighborhood, which was attractive, and there were numerous homes being remodeled. Fast forward to today, and nearly all of the homes on our street have been remodeled, a new Neighborhood Association has been formed, and we couldn't be more happy to not only provide the location for rental, but he also love to go himself with family and friends.

What makes this house unique

I have been renting my property on VRBO/HomeAway for over 10 years now and have one of, if not the, #1 listings in the Wilmington area. When you inquire and book you deal with me directly...I know the house inside and out. Yes, there are times things happen...the stories I could tell! But what I promise is that I will do everything I reasonably can to make your vacation or trip the focus of your stay...you just have to reach out and let me know and give me a chance. So come visit Wilmington! And give us a chance to be a part of that memory!

Amenities

Wilmington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • You assume 100% responsibility and will indemnify the owner and related for any pet related issues.
  • Dogs must have current flea and tick treatment.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master - 1 queen
    Second Bedroom - 1 queen
    Living Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleep sofa and single sleep chair
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Although it is listed elsewhere, we wanted to stress the Minimum Age Limit for Renters is 25 and that all linens are provided for a fee (bed sheets and bath towels), or you are welcome to bring your own.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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1916 Bungalow Historic Wilmington & Near Wrightsville Beach
average rating of 4.8671875 based on 128 reviews
winston-salem, nc, usa
5

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

The house was so beautiful! The pictures do not do it justice, it is much bigger than I had thought, we had 7 people and fit very comfortably in the home. We would have loved to stay longer, had a wonderful time and hope to return!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review! You are correct, in that its hard to get pictures that show the detail in the home and the spaciousness of it. When we had the recent remodel performed, we actually hired carpenters to do the work, so all of the molding in the home (except the crown) is hand cut and routed...even the shoe molding! And by removing the wall between the living room and dining room, coupled with removing the original ceilings and having them leveled and re-sheet rocked, their 9' height really opens up the entire home. And come back any time, we would love to have you stay with us again!
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5

Great vacation home!!! Relaxing atmosphere.

  • 5 of 5

Home has so many charming qualities made it a very relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved the house! The furnishings were perfect for the era!

  • 5 of 5

The neighborhood was very friendly. The outdoor area was great for my dog Cookie! The house was made to feel like home! Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington DC
5

Great location and the house is very well laid out, cozy and functional

  • 5 of 5

Thrid time staying here. Always clean and comfortable and the neighborhood is great. Will be back again soon!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house. It is very nice and clean. The fenced in yard is great for those with dogs. Will definitely be going back! Allen is great, and available for any problems or concerns that you may have!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wake Forest, NC
5

So much more than expected!!!

  • 5 of 5

The very spacious 2bedroom cottage was so much more than we could have expected. Beautifully decorated, perfect backyard for our pup, lovely neighborhood, felt like home immediately ! It is perfectly situated near the Riverwalk and only a few minutes from the beach. We will definitely be coming back to stay!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

3 blocks from large pet and kid friendly park, Port City Java, wonderful 'greasy spoon' diner (open for breakfast and lunch), as well as veteran cemetery. 10 - 15 minute walk to Cape Fear river in heart of historic Wilmington. 15 minutes by car to Wrightsville Beach.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $75
Cleaning fee $65 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

For periods of time other than 1 week, please inquire and submit the dates range you are interested. Please note local zoning does require a minimum stay, which we have no control over. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Monthly rentals require 50% payment up front. Non-month cancellations that occur less than 1 week before your stay will be billed 1 night. Monthly cancellations that occur less than 2 weeks before your stay will be billed 1 week. DOGS MUST HAVE CURRENT FLEA AND TICK PREVENTION.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.