400 South Front St

$2,595,000, 6 Beds 8 Baths 12,471 Sqft .81 Acres 2 Garages

About This Property

One of the most notable estates in the South, The Dudley Mansion is rich with history, but recent architectural changes have modernized all 10,000+ square feet. This ''smart home'' and energy efficient estate balances original details harmoniously throughout. The Governor Dudley Mansion, built in 1825, was home to NC's 1st elected governor & also owned by Pembroke & Sarah Jones who many suggest coined the term keeping up with the Joneses. Step into the grand entry hall leading to the sunroom overlooking the grounds & views of the Cape Fear River. The Dudley features 3 main living floors & basement accessible from the main house w/ 3,700 sq ft of completed living areas.5 bedrooms, formal dining & livingrm, den, wetbar, gourmet kitchen, library, Gentleman's smoking rm luxurious master suite, office and on the top floor is access to the rooftop's observation deck with 360 views. Original hardwood floors throughout the entire home. Home is located in the heart of Historic Downtown Wilmington and at the start of the Wilmington River Walk.

Essential Information

MLS® #100147277
Full Baths6
Half Baths2
Square Footage12,471
Year Built1825
TypeSingle Family

Community Information

Address400 South Front St
AreaHistoric District
SubdivisionHistoric District
CountyNew Hanover
Zip Code28401


AmenitiesNo Amenities
# of Garages2
WaterfrontRiver View, Water View Only


Municipal Sewer, Municipal Water


Assigned, On Site Parking, Paved


HeatingElectric, Forced Air
CoolingCentral Forced Air
# of Fireplaces3
# of Stories4
Stories3 Story or More, Basement

Interior Features

2nd Kitchen, 9Ft+ Ceilings, Apt/Suite, Blinds, Ceiling Fans, Foyer, Mud Room, Security System, Walk-in Shower, Walk-In Closet, Wet Bar


Exterior FeaturesLandscape Sprkr Sys
Lot DescriptionIrregular
RoofMetal/Tin, Shingle
ConstructionWood Frame
FoundationCrawl Space

School Information

HighNew Hanover

Additional Information

Date ListedJanuary 24th, 2019
Days on Market166

Listing Details


Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage

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400 South Front St, Wilmington (MLS® #100147277) Property History

Price Reduced from $2,995,000 to $2,595,000

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