Wilmington Weekly Update - May 2, 2012
Quote of the Week:
“The essential thing is not knowledge, but character.” ~Joseph Le Conte
Featured Home for Sale
4 Forest Hills Dr, Forest Hills
Our featured home this week was chosen due to its character. It has many features that you don’t usually see rolled into a home in this price range.
This is the old EW Godwin home, which was owned by the local lumber and oil company.
Located in one of Wilmington's most desirable neighborhoods this elegant home has all of the charm and character of long ago but has been renovated to reflect today's lifestyle with a spacious open floor plan that is well designed for entertaining. Features include: 4000 sq ft all on one floor, 3 large bedrooms each with their own bathroom, oversized dining room with built in solid mahogany china cabinet, breakfast nook with butler's pantry, original hardwood floors throughout home, 10 ft. ceilings, extra-large mahogany doors, large floored attic for storage, large basement with bank size vault/safe, screened in porch, fiber glass pool, 3 car garage that is made of solid tongue and groove in thick furr with half bath and closet and an additional 50x16 RV garage, and a generator that has the ability to run the whole home, if needed.
Listing Info Courtesy of Jennifer Bullock, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
In Case You Missed It
The Wilmington area has a new food delivery service for our furry friends - The Dog Connection. Trish Papoulias, a Dunkin Donuts franchise owner for 20 years, gave up her three stores last year and started delivering food and treats this year. The selection is a wide variety, including some brands that are hard to get in large stores. It’s a one woman – one vehicle service that covers Wilmington, the beach towns, and North Brunswick, and has proven to be a real winner for pet owners that don’t have time or unable physically to make it to a store. You can learn more at the Dog Connection web site.
The StarNews reported on May 1 that the North Carolina film incentives, which were raised in January 2011, brought about 25 productions to the state last year amounting in $121 million and 10,500 jobs. Wilmington was a filming location for many of those films. The project that gained the most from the incentives was One Tree Hill. The next largest was Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. Currently, the area is in preparation for Iron Man 3. For the full story and the history of the state’s film incentives, visit the StarNewsOnline.
Laney High School has chosen a new head boys basketball coach. Nathan Faulk of South View will begin coaching this coming school year. He has previous ties with the program as he spent several years as assistant coach under Fred Lynch, who recently stepped down as head coach, but remains as the athletic director. Faulk has a history of improving troubled programs and currently coaches Flight 22 AAU, which incorporates kids from coastal North Carolina. In addition to coaching, he will teach physical education at Laney.
5/04/12: The Movement – The Brikhouse
5/04/12: Registration for the Wilmington Bulldogs Youth Football Association – Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center
5/05/12: Arts in the Park at Greenfield – Greenfield Lake Amphiteater
5/05/12: Lake Fest 2012 – Greenfield Lake Park
5/05/12: 26th Annual Parade of Homes – Various
5/05/12: Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Walk & 5K Run – Mayfaire Town Center Even Lawn
5/06/12: Swing N Sing Golf Tournament – Porters Neck Country Club
5/10/12: YWCA Women of Achievement – Hilton Riverside
The Cameron Team
Melanie Cameron, Broker 910.233.2840
Susan Harkins, Buyer Specialist, 910.431.2362
Gina Martin, Buyer Specialist, 910.619.1987
Meghan Riley, Client Care Specialist, 910.202.2547
Diligently working to exceed real estate expectations in Wilmington, North Carolina, and surrounding areas including Ogden, Porters Neck, Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, Castle Hayne, Leland, Burgaw, Rocky Point