This beautiful historic home in the Castle Street Antique District in downtown Wilmington showcases 1,408 square feet, three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and a Charleston-style long back porch. Built in 1880, James Guthrie`s coastal cottage has been officially recognized by the Historic Wilmington Foundation as part of its plaque heritage program. Highlights include refinished hardwood floors, high ceilings, a metal roof, 2016 gas pack heat pump, fully fenced-in backyard, and a welcoming rocking chair front porch. The spacious living room and front bedroom boast ornamental historic fireplaces. Step through double French doors to the dining room where a convenient pass-through can serve as a casual breakfast bar. Your sizable kitchen features new stainless steel appliances, a natural gas range, a triple sink, beautiful tiled counters, and cabinets with glass doors. Two bedrooms sit towards the front of the house, one with a recently renovated en suite bathroom. Down the hallway past the kitchen, you`ll find the second full bathroom and third bedroom overlooking the backyard. A washer/dryer hookup is conveniently located in the master bathroom. Sip on your morning coffee on the front porch as the neighborhood comes alive before you head out to explore downtown Wilmington where the Riverwalk begins just .7 miles away. This is an excellent location only half a block to shops, restaurants, coffee houses, the local theater, and so much more on Castle Street. Call today to make this historic home yours!