322 S Front Street

Wilmington, NC, 28401

$1,900,000

$436 per ft²
$1,900,000
$436 per ft²
Pending
Pending
 - For Sale
beds
4 Beds
baths
3 Baths
carpenters-square
4,353 ft²
property_type
Residential
calendar
Built 1881
AUCTION - Seller offering property via online auction. Bid online beginning Monday, Oct. 10th with a starting bid of only $750K. Public viewing begins at 11 a.m. on Oct. 7th to view this spectacular property. The Honnet House was built in 1881 by the area's most prominent Jeweler and watchmaker, and it remained in the family until after World War II. Known for its enormous Ionic columns and expansive porches, pictures of this beautiful home have been used to promote the Historic District and Wilmington for years. Benjamin Moore Paints used this home as the cover photo for their Historic Paints brochure in the 1980s. When the front door opens, one is swept into the foyer with the wide stairway taking off in front of you and the hallway alongside leading to the large kitchen in the back of the house. The spacious foyer features the elegant pier mirror ordered for the house by its original owner, George Honnet, and one cannot help but notice the unusually tall ceilings - just shy of 12 feet! On the left side of the house, framed glass sliding doors separate the front and back parlors. The dining room at the back has a recessed niche for a buffet, and the cozy living room has a fireplace with windows to either side. The kitchen and spacious breakfast room are at the back of the house along with a full bath and the back enclosed stair. Upstairs there are four bedrooms - one with access to the large balcony overlooking Front Street, and two full baths. At the back of the upstairs is a wonderful space that would make a perfect office, as there are windows facing the Cape Fear River. This house is being sold along with the adjacent wooded lot behind it at 25 Nun Street. Agent is not engaging in auctioneering activities.
MLS® ID:
100333762
Listed:
6/14/22
Updated:
11/28/22
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
The Carolinas Finest

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Compactor, Convection Oven, Cooktop - Electric, Dishwasher, Disposal, Double Oven, Downdraft, Dryer, Ice Maker, Refrigerator, Self Cleaning Oven, Wall Oven, Washer
Total Bedrooms
4
Full Bathrooms
3
Interior Features
9 Ft Ceilings, Basement, Blinds/Shades, Foyer, Intercom/Music, Security System, Walk-in Shower, Workshop
Floor Description
Carpet, Tile, Wood
Fireplace
3
Cooling
Central, Heat Pump
Heating
Forced Air, Heat Pump, Other-See Remarks

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
10,758 ft² lot
Exterior Features
Shutters - Functional
Lot Details
Corner Lot
Roof
Metal

School Information

High School
New Hanover
Middle/Jr High
Williston
Elementary School
Snipes

Other Property Details

Taxes
$6249.20
Tax Frequency
per YEAR
HOA Amenities
No Amenities, Street Lights
Garage
No
Parking
Off Street, On Site, Paved, Shared
View
Y
County
New Hanover
Utilities
Municipal Sewer, Municipal Water, Natural Gas Available
Pool
No
Zoning
HD-R

Property History

Date
Event
Price
Value
10/18/22
Pending
-
-
9/5/22
Price Change
$1,900,000
105%

 

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