Historic House Listings

That staircase detailing!! The Hashagen House, Circa 1897 in Wilmington, North Carolina. $695,000

July 22, 2019

The detail work on the staircase is amazing! The Hashagen House was built in 1897. It is located in Wilmington, North Carolina. This home was built for a husband and wife that were local grocers. It is currently operating as the Blue Heaven B&B. It is situated in Wilmington’s Historic District. The home has a large wrap around front porch with a cupola, seven fireplaces with original mantels, pocket doors, original heart pine floors and beautiful wainscoting and molding. Six bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 3,769 square feet. $695,000

From the Zillow listing:


Beautifully restored, the historic Hashagen House, Circa 1897, has a commanding presence on the corner of Orange and 6th Streets in the heart of Wilmington’s Historic District.  Boasting 6 bedrooms and 5 full bathrooms, this Queen Ann-style home has a Bed & Breakfast license and is currently operated as the ‘Blue Heaven B&B’. Whether you are looking for an income-producing property or desiring a beautiful historic residence, this historic jewel is sure to please.
Expertly preserved features include a wrap-around covered front porch and cupola, seven fireplaces with historic mantles, stained glass windows, 10 foot ceilings, pocket doors, ornate wainscoting and moldings and North Carolina heart-pine floors. The original front entry door opens to an expansive foyer featuring a restored intricately carved staircase.  The foyer has pocket doors to a formal living room (parlor) with a fireplace and a bay window flooding the room with light. Another pair of pocket doors connect to the adjacent formal dining room, perfect for entertaining, with an ornate fireplace as its centerpiece.  The chef’s kitchen features a commercial grade refrigerator, stainless steel appliances, cherry cabinets, and a walk-in pantry (currently used as a small office). Along a private first floor hall are two large bedrooms that share a full bathroom.  They are perfect as owners’ quarters (bedroom/den) if the home is operated as a B&B.
On the second floor are 4 additional bedrooms, that includes a sumptuous master suite. Three of the bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms and all of them have heart-pine floors and fireplaces.  Completing the second floor is a family room or home office and a spacious laundry room.  Relax and enjoy the southern style wraparound front porch. It’s perfect for relaxing, viewing the occasional horse-drawn carriage or passing time with friends or neighbors. Double porches on the rear of the home include an enclosed porch on the lower level and a sleeping porch on top.  They overlook the rear deck and the private fenced yard. Other features include abundant storage and a brick terraced area for off-street parking, if desired. This outstanding residence is located on a tree-lined street just a short walk to Wilmington’s thriving Riverwalk, numerous restaurants, galleries, coffee shops, breweries, Thalian Hall, the Wilson Performing Arts Center, Convention Center and Port City Marina.
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