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The shaded lanai located off of the main living area. (Port City Daily photo | Stacey Harrell)

Where We Live – ‘Retro Brady Bunch Redux’ on Sea Gull Lane

MYRTLE GROVE --- Modern coastal design aims for simple elegance and creating a safe haven from the hectic pace of modern life --- and...
26 Station Road a single-family ranch home built in 1963 and completely updated this year. (Port City Daily photo | Stacey Harrell)

Where We Live – Wilmington Ranch rescued from ‘blight’ status

WILMINGTON --- What a difference a few months can make. In January, the residence at 26 Station Road, a tired 1964 brick ranch located in...
The view from the upstairs deck. (Port City Daily photo | Stacey Harrell)

Where We Live: Inspired by HGTV’s ‘Fixer Upper’ this Compass Pointe house has unique touches

LELAND --- Inspired by the HGTV show "Fixer Upper," this Leland-area home is practical and functional, but not without its 'outside the box' touches. Leland,...
The view from the second level. (Port City Daily photo | Stacy Harrell)

Where We Live: On the water, away from the ‘hustle and bustle’

MYRTLE GROVE --- Where Wilmington bumps up against the Intracoastal Waterway, you’ll find the area of town known as Myrtle Grove --- 7.3 square...
The entrance to the Laurel Lea neighborhood. The neighborhood was the setting for a utopian town in an episode of the tv show Revolution. (Port City Daily photo | Stacey Harrell)

Where We Live: Distinctive home you might recognize from NBC’s ‘Revolution’

WILMINGTON --- Wind your way down Edgewater Club Road in the Porters Neck area, just before you get to Figure Eight Island, and you’ll find...
The homeowners enjoy a moment together on their front porch. (Port City Daily photo | Stacey Harrell)

Where We Live: Retirement doesn’t mean downsizing in this RiverLights house

WILMINGTON --- Nestled inside the 2-square-mile RiverLights development is Del Webb Wilmington, a neighborhood designed specifically for those over 55. Craig and Rosa Fedderson are...
The main living area on the upper level. (Port City Daily photo | Stacey Harrell)

Where We Live: Two properties in one, tucked away near Bradley Creek

WILMINGTON---Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood off of Oleander Drive, near Bradley Creek, you’ll find 1901 Wrightsville Green Avenue. In spite of its smaller...
117 Brookwood is located, appropriately, in the Brookwood neighborhood in Wilmington. (Port City Daily photo | Stacey Harrell)

Where We Live: 1954 Brookwood bungalow with custom Craftsman details

WILMINGTON---Compared by its owner to the Hobbits' cottage in Lord of the Rings, this Wilmington bungalow features "careful, deliberate woodworking" and more space than...
According to listing agent Robert Carroll, the current owners decorating style is, ‘Perfectly suited for the home.’ (Port City Daily photo | Stacey Harrell)

Where We Live: Candy-colored 1905 cottage in Southport

SOUTHPORT---This 113-year-old Southport cottage packs a lot of color into a small package. The Dixson-McDonald House is a petite cottage framed by a live oak...
The home features second-story ocean views from a wrap-around front porch. (Port City Daily photo/Johanna Ferebee)

Where We Live: Cedar shake 1930s beach cottage in Carolina Beach

CAROLINA BEACH---When you walk inside 719 Carolina Beach Avenue, it's like taking a step into a time machine. The 1930s beach cottage has preserved a...