The Hargrove Bellamy House is a prominent Market Street mansion in the heart of historic Wilmington with an impressive historic pedigree. Built in 1928, by Hargrove Bellamy, a descendant of Wilmington's famed Bellamy family, this mansion quality residence is the unique marriage of romance and engineering that withstands the test of time. After years of neglect and disrepair, this grand Georgian style home has been saved from near certain ruin and is now structurally sound and ready for restoration. Instead of a pile of brick and rubble, the Hargrove Bellamy House is now a gem ready to be restored to a crown jewel of Historic Wilmington it was intended to be.Grand entry hall, elegant spiral staircase, formal living room and dining room, butlers pantry, large, bright kitchen, breakfast room, and a walnut wood paneled library. Built in closets abound as do originally brass door fittings throughout the residence. The bedroom level includes an extensive Master Suite with fireplace, dressing area, and large bath. The other four bedrooms spacious and have baths and walk in closets. The basement level includes a redwood paneled game room with large fireplace and half kitchen. The nearly one acre lot features a prominent Market Street profile in the front and a large lawn in the rear encircled with an original brick wall and gate entrance from Princess Street. Substantial engineering restoration to date includes a roof restoration that retained the original 80 year old slate tiles.. This grand residence is now structurally sound and survived recent hurricanes with true southern elegance and grit. As an historic home, this property is eligible for Federal Tax Credits through the National Register of Historic Places application process. At nearly 8,400 square feet (including above and below grade), this home was designed by the Bellamy family for entertaining and is ready for new owners to restore its grandeur and glory to Historic Wilmington. Pls wear a mask. MOLD present.
Listing courtesy of Live Oak Real Estate.
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