910-762-2511

For Rent

As a service for our members (starting at $75 for households; $100 for companies), the Historic Wilmington Foundation maintains this listing of available rentals in and around all of Wilmington’s historic districts. As information is provided to us, we regularly update the list to keep the information as current as possible.

Members: If you have rental property you would like us to include on the list, or amendments or updates to your current entry, please call the Foundation office at (910) 762-2511 or email us.  Non-members: Call or email if you would like to receive membership information.

Abbreviation Codes:

  • BR = bedroom
  • BA = bathroom
  • hdwd = hardwood floors
  • w/d = washer/dryer
  • OP = off street parking
  • d/w = dishwasher
  • h/a = central heat and air
  • $ = figure is rent per month unless otherwise specified
    • Become a member of HWF ($75 or higher) and list your rental properties here!

    • (910) 762-2511
      Email Angie

    • Art & Lee Wallach
    • 1 & 2 BR unfurnished apartments in the heart of the downtown historic district. All within walking distance of historic downtown. Water, trash & sewer included. Call for availability.

    • (910) 232-8628

    • Barbara McKenzie Tervo
    • Available November 1, 2016
      FURNISHED GARDEN APARTMENT. This completely furnished, newly renovated, upscale garden apartment in the heart of the residential Historic District, offers a private, peaceful retreat in our Victorian home just two blocks from the river walk on quiet, scenic Ann Street. Private garden entry. Includes w/d, d/w, hdwd floors, h/a, and stocked with luxurious bed linens and towels. Perfect for single professional or couple. Rental: $1350/mo. One monthly check covers rent, high speed internet, Cable TV, all utilities, free wi-fi. Will consider month to month or longer lease. Non smoking, no pets. Photos available upon request.

    • Call Barbara McKenzie or Jay Tervo
      c: 910-367-3495 or off: 910-763-8464

    • Ben Graham
    • HISTORIC DISTRICT–TOWNHOUSE FOR RENT:

      Available August 2016: 514 Dock Street in Wilmington, NC’s desirable downtown Historic District. Two bedroom townhouse, 1 1/2 baths, spacious living room, and large kitchen with dining area. Comfortable wrap around porch, off street parking, and enclosed backyard. $965 per month. Available now (August 2016). Call Ben Graham at 910-799-0125 for details.

    • Call Ben Graham at 910-799-0125 for details and appointment.

    • Benedict Fortunati
    • Call for available properties.

    • (910) 343-8029

    • Brian Beers and Louise Bliss
    • Call for available properties.

    • (540) 729-1216 or (703) 282-7043
      e-mail: Email Louise
      or Email Brian

    • Charles & Lynne Boney
    • RENTED OCT. 2014! Write just ONE CHECK A MONTH. Rent includes all utilities. This beautiful and completely furnished 1 bed, 1 bath apartment is in upstairs of restored Queen Ann private home in the residential section of the Historic District, 1 block from the Cape Fear River, Chandler’s Wharf and the River Walk. Absolutely turnkey. Single occupancy. The apartment has a private entry, complete kitchen, sunny breakfast room, large living room and bedroom. Living room and bedroom have ceiling fans, high ceilings and fireplaces, living room has gas logs. Washer and dryer are convenient in adjacent utility room. Tile bath, apartment floors are hardwood, neutral colors. Non-smoker/no pets. 1 month’s rent plus deposit. $995/month. Broker/Owner.

    • Email Lynne

    • Cheryl Luse
    • Available October 2016! Charming 3BR 1BA large apartment on 2nd floor in historic building. Newly decorated kitchen, D/W and microwave. Close to downtown and PPD and Community College. Over Freaky Tiki Lounge on North 4th. Long back room all windows, good for plants. Tenant pays h/a. Water and trash pickup is included. No smokers or pets. $1200 month plus security deposit.

    • Elinor 910-476-8383

      Email Elinor

    • Chris Beck
    • Call for available properties.

    • Chris:(910) 352-8256
      Email Chris
      Abby:(910)540-4745

    • Dale & Pat Nixon
    • Rented! One of a kind, meticulously restored 1895 2-story National Register Victorian charmer, complete with all new 2015 amenity upgrades! Awarded the 2015 Preservation Award for Rehabilitation by the Historic Wilmington Foundation. Ideal downtown Wilmington location, nestled in one of the most desirable blocks in the residential historic district—only one block from the River Walk.
      Over 2900 sq ft of conditioned living area. 3 BR, 3 BA, formal living, dining room and family rooms, with 3 sets of original 9-foot high pocket doors. 7 original fireplaces, full kitchens on each floor, small 1st floor office and more. 12′ ceilings on first floor, 10′ on the second. A perfect home for entertaining friends and family. Beautifully refinished original heart pine flooring throughout the house. Stunning moldings and wood work were restored throughout the house, including a one of a kind original ball and spool staircase. Large wrap around west-facing covered porch. Beautiful low maintenance landscaping in front and back, with secluded, off-street parking.

      Perfect for professionals, respectful families, who desire a one year, renewable lease. $2600 per month. A six-month lease will be considered.

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    • Deanes Gornto
    • Call for available properties.

    • (910) 762-7915

    • Dwight and Sandra Davis
    • Call for available properties.

    • (919) 880-6336 or (919) 605-6362

    • Elaine Warshauer
    • Call for available properties.

    • (910) 763-6632

    • Eva Williams Central Missionary Baptist Church
    • 716 Red Cross. 1.5 BA, 3 BR, 1.5 BA, 2 stories, w/d, recently restored with all new appliances, hdwd. Very affordable former church manse. No pets. $750/mo.

    • (910) 762-4240

    • Gold Walker
    • Call for available properties.

    • (910) 343-1767

    • Jenny McKinnon Wright
    • Rented! Private Apartment in beautiful Queen Anne home, 314 S Front Street: This has it all and one monthly rent check covers it all! Electric, HVAC, washer & dryer, utilities, wireless internet and cable connection. Your separate downstairs entrance leads you upstairs to your studio apartment with full kitchen, living area and bath. Your private porch opens to a panoramic river view! Walk everywhere to restaurants, theatre, entertainment, stroll along the River Walk….or just enjoy those sunsets from your own porch! No smoking or pets. Perfect for the professional person looking to live in the heart of downtown! 1 year lease; $1075/month. Photos available on my Facebook page.

    • Jenny McKinnon Wright

    • Jim Beck
    • Call for available properties.

    • Jim: (910) 540-4488
      Email Jim
      Abby:(910)540-4745

    • Jim Snow
    • Call for available properties.

    • (910) 251-0084

    • Joan Farrenkopf-Winters
    • 1) 218 N. Fourth Street: $825 / 1BR – 500ft² – Includes ALL utilities, Professional studio, walk to downtown. Great open design w/ “Charleston Entrance.” Just enough for one person. Two 8 foot closets, tile floors, microwave, dishwasher, garbage disposal, laundry, patio, great neighbors. Just bring your phone! Perfect situation for professionals. Four blocks walk to Cape Fear River Waterfront. No smokers or pets please. Call 910-232-8913, leave message for showing, application sent via your email.

      2) 2BR/1BA circa 1940s, 1200ft²; $1100/mo. + utilities. Hardwood floors, tiled bath, large u-shaped kitchen, living rm, dining rm, laundry. 2 porches, beautiful garden.

       

    • Joan:(910) 232-8913 or Al: (910) 313-1800
      Email Joan

    • John Debnam
    • 1) New Listing – Available October 2016: 405 Dock Street, first floor unit, 3 BR, 1 BA. Nice front porch. Very spacious LR & DR. Central gas heat, window unit AC. $1,000/mo.

      2) New Listing – Available October 2016: 411 Dock Street, first floor apartment: 2 BR , 1 BA. Spacious LR and DR. Central gas heat, window unit AC.  Ideal location. $800/mo.

      Both of these apartments are located close to restaurants and the River Walk!

    • (910) 762-9814

    • Joy Allen
    • Call for available properties.

    • (910) 251-9865 or (910) 538-3781
      Email Joy

    • Joy Miller & Bill Sisson
    • Rented May 2015!  1928 Wrightsville Beach historic plaque home for rent. This is a yearly rental only. 3 BD, 1 BA hdwd, w/d, OP, h/a. $1400/monthly with a year lease to start plus security deposit. This does not include utilities. No pets, no smoking.

    • Joy Miller

    • Mari Ann Harvey Harvey's Home Solutions
    • Rented: 1120 S. 4th Street. Beautiful, recently updated 2-story home (ca. 1912). 4 BR, 3 BA, 2200 sq. ft of living history with all the conveniences for the modern family. Original hardwood floors, 10 ft ceilings, large living room and formal dining room, enclosed front porch, huge kitchen and breakfast nook, study, fenced-in yard, screened-in porch and close to everything. $1575/month. Call or email Mari Ann for more information.

    • 910-471-9636
      Email Mari Ann

    • Mary Ann Keiser
    • Rented!  1 BR studio apartment, upper level. $700/mo.

      Rented! Large 1 BR, entire lower level of Queen Anne style duplex. Pet friendly. 1100 sq.ft. $900/mo.Exceptional apartment in Victorian era home.

      Rented! Two BR, entire upper level of Queen Anne style home. 6 blocks to river. W/D & dishwasher. Central heat & air. Working gas log fireplace. Pet friendly. Approx. 1100 sq ft. $950/mo.

      Rented! Entire lower level with large rooms. Great front & back porches. 4 blocks to river. Can be X-large 1 BR or 2 BRs if you give up designated dining rm. Pets okay. Approx.1,500 sq ft $1100/mo. & includes 2 off street parking places, window treatments & landscaping.

       

    • (910) 763-7007
      (910) 470-4913
      Email Mary Ann

    • Nancy Bullock
    • Retail and office space available in historic Chandler’s Wharf, The Cotton Exchange, and Front Street Centre (130 N Front).

    • 910-343-9896
      Email Nancy

    • Pierce & Bill Overman
    • RENTED OCTOBER 2015. This is simply the most beautiful apartment in downtown Wilmington. This apartment occupies the entire lower half of the home (1700 sq/ft) overlooking formal gardens and the river. 2 BR (one can serve as office or den) with ceiling fans and working fireplaces. Large, gourmet kitchen with adjacent dining room. Large, bright sunroom faces the river. The entrance to the apartment is a Charleston-style configuration, opening on the side with a wrap-around porch. The entrance opens into a foyer with fireplace. W/D & wine cellar in basement, both available to the renter. $1250 per month. Perfect for a respectful professional or professional couple. No smoking, no pets. One year renewable lease. Available by appointment at 312 South Front Street.

    • Rhonda Schoolfield
    • September 2016: Suite 4 in The Woodbury-Hoggard House is now available for monthly rentals! Surround yourself with the elegance of the past but with the conveniences of today in one of the most desirable locations in Wilmington. Located on the second floor, it is furnished with antiques, has original hardwood floors and is filled with light from ten large windows. Featuring two bedrooms: one with a king bed, the other with a queen. Luxury linens are included, along with towels for the bathroom, kitchen, and beach. The kitchen is fully equipped and includes a dining table for six. The living room features a desk with charging station. Extras include expanded cable TV service with 3 new “smart” TVs, high speed internet, and free Netflix and Amazon Prime programming. A large marble bath has a whirlpool tub and free-standing shower. The laundry room is conveniently located outside the kitchen door. Enjoy our famous Southern ‘rocking chair’ front porch and lighted courtyard. ALL utilities are included – truly a “turn-key” rental.
      This beautiful condo is located in the historically significant Woodbury-Hoggard House (1854) in downtown Wilmington at the corner of 5th Ave. & Orange Street, just 6 blocks from the Cape Fear River. Winner of a 2004 Preservation Award and featured on many historic tours and in several magazines, it is one of Wilmington’s finest mansions. Please click HERE for photos of Suite 4.
      Minimum lease: one month. Rental Rate: $1495 ALL inclusive.

       

    • (910) 685-1949
      Email Rhonda

    • Scott Woehr
    • Studio, 1, 2 & 3 BR apartments in historic district. $650-$1300. 806 Orange Street (c. 1906 J.W. Carmichael house); 713 Chestnut Street (c. 1870 Gerard M. Altaffer house); 408.5 Dock Street, 410 Dock Street, and 412 Dock Street; and 420 South Fifth Avenue. Call regarding availability.

    • (240) 988-9459

    • Sweyer Property Management
    • Properties available for rent in downtown Wilmington. Please contact us for a list of addresses and details, or see our website: www.wilmingtonforrent.com

    • Sweyer Property Management
      (910) 256-3031
      Email Sweyer

    • Tom Inksetter
    • Call or email for available properties.

    • (910) 232-4340
      Email Tom