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Urban Condo With History of Film and Television

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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Located in the historic Strauss Building in downtown Wilmington, this unit is a spacious two bedroom, two bath second story condominium unit. It is a nonsmoking condo. Also, no pets are allowed. The Condo: You'll love this second story, two bedroom, two-bath condo with its open airy space (1500 sq ft). The unit contains 10 foot ceilings, hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, granite counter-tops, stainless steel appliances and skylights. The master bedroom has a queen bed. The second bedroom has two twin beds, and there is a queen sleeper sofa in the den. The unit sleeps 5-6. You can end the evening sipping a glass of wine or cup of coffee from the large deck at the rear of the condo with a view of the downtown. Located in the Federal National Historic Registry, the Strauss Buil...Located in the historic Strauss Building in downtown Wilmington, this unit is a spacious two bedroom, two bath second story condominium unit. It is a nonsmoking condo. Also, no pets are allowed. The Condo: You'll love this second story, two bedroom, two-bath condo with its open airy space (1500 sq ft). The unit contains 10 foot ceilings, hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, granite counter-tops, stainless steel appliances and skylights. The master bedroom has a queen bed. The second bedroom has two twin beds, and there is a queen sleeper sofa in the den. The unit sleeps 5-6. You can end the evening sipping a glass of wine or cup of coffee from the large deck at the rear of the condo with a view of the downtown. Located in the Federal National Historic Registry, the Strauss Building was built in 1914 and was the original “mixed use” development. The ground floor contained retail establishments for most of its life – including A&P Grocery and Sears – while the second story has always been residential. In recent years, the building has been the used occasionally for television and movies – including “The Crow”, ”Young Indiana Jones”, “One Tree Hill” and a recent appearance in NBC’s new television series “Revolution.” The building is known locally for its refrigerator door, which provides entrance to the condo from 4th Street. Note: this is a second story unit without an elevator; the unit is not handicapped accessible; you must be able to climb stairs to access the unit. Enjoy the activity and excitement of historic downtown Wilmington with a quiet night’s sleep in the historic Strauss Building located 3 blocks from the waterfront. The location (703 N 4th Street) is convenient to everything downtown Wilmington has to offer: Thalian Hall, The Brooklyn Arts Center, casual to fine dining, hip coffee houses, art galleries, excellent county library, horse drawn carriage rides, Shops of Old Wilmington or the Cotton Exchange, historic tours, Screen Gems Studio tours, Ghosts of Wilmington Tour, haunted pub crawls, Wilmington’s Farmer’s Market (April – December) , the Azalea Festival (April), Riverfest (October) and the NC Battleship. PPD, Cape Fear Community College and the new convention center are within easy walking distance. You can experience the night life, then walk a couple of blocks back to the condo and spend a safe and quiet evening in your beautifully furnished unit. If you have a car, there is an abundance of free on-street parking or there is free parking provided in a private lot behind the building. No need to pay for parking. Around Town: The Brooklyn Arts Center, where a variety of concerts and performances take place year round, is just across the street. Modern dancers, chamber orchestras, concert pianists, singers, comedians, theater companies, jazz ensembles, and many other concerts are featured at the Brooklyn Arts Center. The Brooklyn Arts Center at St. Andrews is the most stunning and spectacular small-market concert venue in the Southeast.” After a show stop by the Goat and Compass Tavern for a nightcap. Located one-half mile south of the condo is Thalian Hall. The 1858 Thalian Hall is one of the most significant theatres in the United States and has been in almost continuous use since it first opened. The theatre has been under the management of the Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. since 1963. Last year there were over 250 shows, events and films for a total of 495 performances, and these programs attracted audiences totaling more than 85,000 people. The events ranged from music to ballet and theatre, from pop, jazz, folk and country music to the finest in domestic, independent and foreign films. A five minute drive across the Cape Fear River is the USS NORTH CAROLINA. Moored in quiet dignity and majesty the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, across the river from downtown Wilmington, beckons visitors to walk her decks. Envision the daily life and fierce combat her crew faced in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. Step back in time and let history come alive through the crews’ stories. Discover and build your personal connection by steering the ship, starting her engines or even firing the guns. Area beaches are a short drive away: Wrightsville Beach (15 minutes), Carolina Beach (30 minutes), or Kure Beach (45 minutes).More
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Anthony R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:83%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
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Granada Hills, CA
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Date of stay: July 2016
alr1968, VR Owner at Urban Condo With History of Film and Television, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

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Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay! Clean, spacious, homey! Anothony was very accommodating and provided everything we needed for our stay. Will definitely stay there again!

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank Christina H
alr1968, VR Owner at Urban Condo With History of Film and Television, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2015

Thank you Christina for renting from us and for taking the time to write your review. Tony

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Reviewed 15 March 2015

Very good. Comfortable. Good location. I will use again. Our party enjoyed the spacious sitting and eating areas. The fans in each bedroom were a welcome asset.

Date of stay: March 2015
1  Thank Dan T
alr1968, VR Owner at Urban Condo With History of Film and Television, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2015

Thanks for renting from us and for taking the time to review us. We really appreciate it. Tony

Reviewed 3 March 2015

I rented this apartment as a place for my bridesmaids and myself to get dress before my wedding. It was PERFECT! Very clean and super close to downtown Wilmington. We walked from our rehearsal dinner after bar hopping. It looks like HGTV decorated the whole...More

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank bayhall
alr1968, VR Owner at Urban Condo With History of Film and Television, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2015

Thanks for renting from us and for taking the time to write a review. Tony

Reviewed 18 July 2014

My family and I had a great time staying in this condo during our trip to Wilmington. The quality of the furnishings was very nice and the condo overall was very roomy for the 6 of us. We enjoyed relaxing after a day at the...More

Date of stay: July 2014
4  Thank benjaminw580
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Alarm Clock
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Blender
Safe
Dryer
Towels Provided
Dishwasher
Air Conditioning
Freezer
Paper Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Books
Iron
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Corporate Bookings
Microwave
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Internet Access
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