Historic “Keeping Up With The Joneses” Mansion Asks $1.249M

The home originally owned by North Carolina's first elected governor went on to be owned by The Joneses in the 1880s, reports the Wall Street Journal.

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The home originally owned by North Carolina's first elected governor, Edward B. Dudley, went on to be owned by The Joneses in the 1880s, reports the <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20130628-908856.html?mod=googlenews_wsj" target="_blank">Wall Street Journal</a>. The Joneses were who many suggest coined the term "keeping up with the Joneses."
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The home housed a restaurant for a brief period during World War II before it was the headquarters for The Elks Club until 1969. It then went on to be the headquarters for the Historic Wilmington Foundation until 1985.
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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the home was recently restored.
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The home, according to Jessica Edwards, "is incredibly desirable for those who appreciate Southern charm and luxurious living."
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The state-of-the-art kitchen is full of high-end appliances.
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A circular window seat offers views of the property and allows light to spill inside.
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The black tile floor lends a nice contrast to the clean, white walls.
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Hardwood floors and a fireplace add charm to the library.
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The home boasts 10,000 square feet of living space that includes two apartments, five bedrooms, a sun room, a wet bar, a gentleman's smoking room, and game room.
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The property offers views of the Cape Fear River.
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One of the home's four luxurious bathrooms.
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An outdoor porch exudes Southern charm.
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