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Urban Loft in Historic Downtown Wilmington

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

This classy urban loft will meet all your needs while enjoying the Cape Fear area. In the heart of historic downtown Wilmington, NC, you are steps from the riverfront and plenty of options for shopping, dining, museums, theaters and nightlife.

Take a short drive to Wrightsville Beach and enjoy the blue-sky waters. Rent a boat, a paddleboard or a kayak and take in the relaxing coastal lifestyle.

When you head home from the beach, this one-bedroom, bathroom with shower, and washer/dryer allow you the amenities of home to get cleaned up for the night out.

Enjoy a drink with your loved one, step on the balcony and see the NC Battleship Memorial across the river.

Or stay home and use the full kitchen to make your own quiet dinner for two. Range, fridge, microwave, disposal, dishwasher - everything you need to have a fantastic meal and no-fuss cleanup.

Free parking behind the building saves time and money. More to spend on having fun!!

Keywords: loft, apartment, downtown, historic, waterfront, one bedroom, furnished

More Details

Kathryn Fincher
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

About Kathryn Fincher

I founded Cape Fear Native to share information about our wonderful coastal environment and support locally produced, nature-inspired art and gifts. I have a shop on the bottom floor and this great little rental loft upstairs. It's close to everything downtown and just a short drive to the beach.

Kathryn Fincher purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Kathryn Fincher chose Wilmington

I live in Wilmington on the Intracoastal Waterway and the loft offers another experience for me and my family when they want to enjoy downtown. So now I can share that with others!

What makes this apartment unique

Walk two blocks to the Riverfront Farmers Market on the water on Saturday mornings. Enjoy a cup of joe at Port City Java, just a few steps away. Take in live theater at Thalian Hall, two blocks away. Go one block and up to the Fifth floor at City Stage for a sunset drink overlooking the Cape Fear River.


Historic District Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Double Beds (1) Private bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa in living room converts to full-sized bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Free parking pass for space behind building


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Urban Loft in Historic Downtown Wilmington
average rating of 4.6538463 based on 26 reviews

Perfect getaway!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the loft. So many things to do in Wilmington downtown. Concerts on the river, bands, nightlife, etc... The loft is exactly as it is shown. We gave the bedroom to my teenage girls and we slept on the futon. Slept great!!! 1/2 block from all the action. Even needed some grocery's we forgot and there was a store right across the street. Had everything we needed to cook some seafood we bought at the market. It was a very warm weekend but the loft was as cool as we needed it to be. Great having the private parking as well. We have nothing bad to report and will definitely be back!!! Thanks Kathryn!! :)

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I'm so glad you had fun. Kass
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Wonderful little downtown loft!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time at this loft! The location is perfectly walk-able to all of downtown Wilmington, the great bars, and restaurants. Be aware though, since you are in the heart of downtown and the bar scene, it can get a little loud at night with people walking by/talking and bars dumping their trash.

The futon was the most comfortable futon I've ever slept on! And the bed is a little squeaky but fine too! The apartment was clean and the perfect size for 4 people. Thank you, it made our trip so great! We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great little place in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, walk to everything and a short drive to the beach. Would stay again!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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cozy loft that makes everything walkable!

  • 5 of 5

clean, organized condo. finding the parking lot was a bit tricky as the instructed lot entrance was closed the entire stay, but once we had that handled we accidentally found the spiral stairwell. We only drove once over our weekend stay (to the beach). The donut shop downstairs is totally yum! Would definitely recommend and would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The apartment is beautiful and well located. The homeowners were very helpful too. My fiancee and I had a question about checkout and they responded within an hour to our email. Couldn't recommend this place any more!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Updated and safe loft in the Historic District of Wilmington, NC with off-street parking.

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed being so close to restaurants, river cruises, sightseeing, shopping and so much more. Loved the parking spot adjacent to the parking garage. It is centrally located and just a short and easy drive to the beaches.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Historic District Apartment Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.0%


ADDRESS: 114 B Princess Street, Wilmington NC 28401. Phone: 910-465-8811

CHECK-IN TIME is AFTER 3 P.M. EST AND CHECKOUT is 12 PM EST. No Early Check-in or late checkout.

This is a NON SMOKING unit. It is NOT handicap-accessible.

1. Parking - enter the parking deck on Second Street between Market and Princess.  Go a short distance and turn into the right parking lot behind the store buildings.  Your designated parking space is on the left wall as you come in, the second space to the left of the shop’s back door – marked #008. If my business neighbors are parked in the area during the weekdays, it can sometimes get tight, so you may find it easier just to park in the deck and walk a short distance to the condo.

Once you come in the condo, you will find a hanging tag that you can hang on your mirror while you're in the lot so my business neighbors will know you’re my guest, otherwise you might get towed! You’ll also find a scanner pass that gets you in and out of the deck. You should always enter on Second Street and leave to the right, to Market Street.
2. Entrance - go up the spiral stairs in the back, to the second floor.  A sign will point you to the loft; the number is on the door – 114B. 
3.  Keys - in a lockbox hanging on the lattice across from the door, at the entrance in the rear.
Once I have received payment confirmation, I will provide the code to unlock the lockbox.  The yellow key is for the back, the green key for the front.  Just put them back in there when you leave; you need to re-enter the code before you can lock them back in the box.
4. Wireless Internet is available – Netgear 16, password is Bravesea232. Instructions for the TV, Netflix, etc. are in the loft.

5. Trash - if your trashcan gets full, it can be put in the big can downstairs outside the back door of my shop.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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