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The 1925 cottage at 426 Waynick Boulevard represents the oldest home to sell in Wrightsville Beach in October 2014. PHOTO BY ALLISON POTTER 12-YEAR STATISTICS WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH Information from Wilmington Association of Realtors-MLS 161 173 181 84 99 64 69 58 89 129 TOTAL UNITS SOLD WBM february 2015 46 $548,158 $781,305 $1,070,091 $1,353,290 $1,258,315 $1,147,834 $1,311,480 $1,159,303 $807,940 $925,012 AVERAGE LIST PRICE 111 $792,115 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 113 $798,669 “They got a great deal on this house,” Caliva says. “It has 10-foot ceilings on the first floor, and 7-foot roll out casement windows, a lot of value with that house with the third floor. Houses sold down the street did not have a third floor.” At $1.89 million, the fifth top Wrightsville sale and the oldest house sold on the beach was the 1925 Catherine Emerson Cottage anchoring the corner at 426 Waynick Boulevard. This 5-bedroom, 4-bath classic beach cottage included five 17- to 24-foot boat-slips. Listing agent Young says, “It is in that one or two blocks of Wrightsville Beach that old Wilmington adores, cherishes and pays a premium for. Those houses just hardly ever come available. A local family bought it that wanted that corner exposure, and close proximity to the beach and a boat in the backyard.” Young is ranked No. 4 at Wrightsville Beach. The sixth top Wrightsville sale, 15 Bermuda Drive, one of four sales on Parmele Isle, sold for $1.8 million. This 5-bedroom, 4 and one-half bath home, built in 1969, features 63ft of waterfront with a private pier and dockage. “That house was a redo, everybody that came in that house was blown away,” says Intracoastal’s Bobby Brandon, listing agent,


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