313 E Moore Street Bell-Clemmons B&B House
- 2900 sq ft
- 4 bedrooms
- 4.5 baths
- Year Built 1864
Contact via text Jay Seville 910-795-8336 to discuss
The Bell-Clemmons House is the Gem of all Gems in Southport’s Downtown Historic
District, built in 1864 on one of town’s original 100 lots. The upscaled Civil War era
home is one block from Southport’s charming historic Cape Fear River waterfront and
easy walking distance to locally owned boutiques, antique shops and highly a diverse
number of privately owned restaurants.
Lovingly rennovated and restored by a master craftman in 2004 for his own use, the
home offers a bright open living plan complete with a gourmet cooks dream kitchen,
living room, formal dining room with gas fireplace, family room, library, four covered
porches (2 screened-in) beautiful windows throughout, original hardwood floors,
Southport bows (historic moulding), 4 BD, 5 BR and much more.
The Bell-Clemmons House currently operates as a successful bed and breakfast
providing the 900 previous guests with a relaxing “home away from home”
atmosphere, shabby-chic décor filled with local arts and antiques, and gourmet three
course breakfasts. Each bedroom has its own bath and two of the bedrooms have
private doors to different unique porches.
A typical Southern double story front porch hugs the front of the Bell-Clemmons.
Guests walk through the original hardwood front door into the main floor living space
to include entry foyer, living room, dining room, gourmet kitchen, butler’s pantry, half
bath, screen-in porch located between kitchen and family room. The kitchen is the
heart of the home with a very open floor plan that provides a comfortable, inviting
Southport NC Homes for Sale 313 E Moore St Bell-Clemmons B&B
An artistic hand-painted hardwood staircase leads up to three bedrooms with private
baths on the second floor. A library, with original window used as part of the décor,
has a door to front covered porch. New AC installed May 2018 upstairs.
Located behind the kitchen with its own private staircase is the Master Suite, 2 large
closets, magnificent bath w large tub, walk-in shower, hardwood built in vanity and
more! The room has its own private screened-in porch with fans.
Along the side of the home immediately off of the screen-in porch is a picturesque brick
patio garden (original brick from the old fireplace prior to reconstruction), a “shabbychic
meets English garden” outdoor room filled with spices, roses, and classical
weeping trees. Twin arbors with white picket fencing provide privacy around three
artistically painted wrought iron tables and chairs which allow for enjoyable sitting.
In the back of the home is an eight raised bed garden, constructed from reclaimed
brick and wood to grow an array of flowers, vegetables and fruits. Paths have been
built amongst the beds to provide easy access to the produce and provide a pleasing
environment to sit and enjoy the sizable garden.