Delight in this Circa 1883 Bowden-Foard house in the Historic District of downtown Wilmington. The owners have done an exceptional job in updating the necessary features of this home including all new plumbing lines and bathroom fixtures, a new roof and HVAC in 2006, and much of the electrical system while respectfully preserving many of the details and features that keep this home true to its heritage. Most light fixtures are original as are the heart pine and maple floors. The family room is a private sanctuary that can be closed off by French doors or open to the magnificent 30' long grand foyer with high ceilings that add a touch of elegance and grandeur to this historic jewel. All rooms have cable and phone access and the home is full electric. The kitchen has been tastefully updated with a glass cook top, cast iron sink, tumbled mosaic marble counter tops tying in the historic elements of this gracious home. A landscaped patio area awaits your down time.