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The Woodcrest Community in Wilmington is one of the most desirable addresses in the Port City. She is graced with majestic, mature Oak and Magnolia trees lining lanes that wind from Wrightsville Avenue to Country Club Road with entrances from both. With most homes built in the post-World War II era, solid craftsmanship is an earmark of the neighborhood. Most homes also are blessed with ample surrounding grounds allowing for privacy and the cultivation of some of the most admired gardens in the Wilmington area.
Homes in Woodcrest vary in size and pricing. The neighborhood is well-established with most homes built between 1940 and 1969, although a few date back to the late 20s and early 30s. Woodcrest homes range from one to four bedrooms with most commonly configured in the Classic Cottage Style or a Craftsman Style home. The population of Woodcrest is the middle to upper middle-class resident ranging from the younger professional to the active retiree with a nice blend of growing families.
Woodcrest is conveniently located in the heart of the city situated under three miles to Historic Downtown Wilmington and the Cape Fear Riverfront, under three miles to the campus of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, minutes from Wrightsville Beach and virtually around the corner from some of the best shopping venues in the area including Independence Mall.
Empie Park is a short ride away and home to the Althea Gibson Tennis Complex with full lighting to enable day or night play, basketball courts, bocce ball courts, a playground, baseball and softball fields, bike/walk/run paths and a perennial Wilmington favorite, the Dog Park at Empie. The oldest private Country Club in North Carolina, Cape Fear Country Club, is within two miles for golf enthusiasts with a pool and other amenities for members. The Wilmington Municipal Golf Course, a Donald Ross designed course, is open to the public is a quick ten-minute drive.
Woodcrest is a sought after and beloved community, rich in history and anchored in the culture of the Port City which lovingly surrounds her, treating her residents to the southern charm that moss dangling from trees and magnolia scents clinging to the breeze congers up on our relaxing Wilmington evenings.