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Where We Live: ‘Twin Oaks by the Sea’ has dolphins, natural light and ‘porches galore’

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WILMINGTON—You often hear about development’s trees being rearranged to make way for a home or business, but rarely do you hear of a building being designed around trees. At “Twin Oaks by the Sea,” two 400-year-old live oaks surround a three-story southern-style home that overlooks Bradley Creek. The oak branches have wound for centuries and can […]

Where We Live: Dock Street bungalow affordably renovated

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WILMINGTON — For the Crooks, renovating for less has been a venture years in the making. Kevin and Karen Crooks moved into their Dock Street bungalow in 2015 after renting it out for several years. “I think the house at one point was in a point of disrepair,” Kevin Crooks said. He had a handyman […]

Where We Live: Inside a renovated 1961 Airstream travel trailer

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WILMINGTON — A local paddleboard shaper has renovated an Airstream he used as a utility van into a spacious camping trailer, and now he’s sharing it. Ian Balding traded his handmade, custom paddle boards for the trailer that would end up tugging more boards. Related: Float away in this sailboat home “I bought it from a […]