AUCTION: Previously Listed $1,900,000 – Starting Bid Only $750K! Bid online beginning October 10th at www.interluxe.com — Built circa 1881 in the Italianate style by jeweler, George Honnet, the Honnet House is the heart of Wilmington’s residential Historic District. Known for its enormous Ionic columns and expansive porches, pictures of this beautiful home have been used to promote the Wilmington for years. With nearly 12’ ceilings, the main level offers a sense of grandeur with exquisite, period accents. Both boasting elegant fireplaces, the cozy living room flows into a formal dining room with a recessed niche for a buffet. Towards the rear of the home is a den flanked with exceptional wainscotting, soaring windows, and dual access to the expansive front porch and a rear porch. A chef’s kitchen offers ample space with an oversized bar, spacious butler’s pantry and is adjacent to a large sitting room / breakfast area. Framed glass sliding doors separate the front and back parlors. Rounding out the main level is a full bath and workshop. Second floor offers exceptionally charming guest accommodations with 3 guest bedrooms and a full bath – one of which has access to its own, private balcony. The second-level master is its own, exceptional retreat, complete with fireplace, stunning bath, and access to a covered balcony, overlooking the Cape Fear River. Additionally, a spacious sitting room presents opportunity for an office, with access to the master’s balcony and a rear staircase. The fully fenced property is comprised of numerous gardens, with the backyard featuring a large, brick patio and serene privacy. Furthermore, the adjacent wooded lot behind the Honnet House, at 25 Nun Street, is also included.
Updated on September 21, 2022 at 2:14 pm