910-762-2511

Help Preserve the History
& Heritage of Wilmington

We have many member levels to fit any budget. The Historic Wilmington Foundation is a non-profit membership organization. We receive no federal or state funding and rely solely on the generosity of our supporters to accomplish our mission.

For Rent

As a service for our members (starting at $60 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 ($60 or higher) and list your rental properties here!

    • (910) 762-2511

    • 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

    • 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

    • Century 21 Sweyer Rental Division Agent: Misty Marshburn-Smith
    • Too many great properties to list! Historic properties and apartments. Visit our easy to navigate website for photos, pricing, information and rental applications. www.wilmingtonforrent.com. Let us know you saw our ad on the Historic Wilmington Foundation website!

    • (910) 256-3031 for an agent

    • Chris Beck
    • Call for available properties.

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

    • 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

    • Evelyn Tyson
    • Private furnished room w/ BA for rent in beautiful historic home in downtown. $500/month includes utilities, basic cable, internet & water. 5 blocks from CF River.

    • (910) 620-1596

    • Gold Walker
    • Call for available properties.

    • (910) 343-1767

    • Jane & Tom Politte
    • Available August 1, 2014: 106 N 6th Street. Ground floor w/ front and back entrance; share the building with upstairs owner. $925 per month; Victorian style; 2 B/R;1 BA; 1 closet per B/R; 1 off street parking place; heart of pine hd/wd. floors; central h/a. Rent includes H2O + trash. 1 month deposit required, with 1 year lease, followed by month to month. No smoking or pets. W/D included in a large closet; full kitchen with overhead fan; large dining rm & living rm ea. w/ bay window; full porch with swing on front; back porch w/ access to parking. Can be viewed anytime by email appointment or telephone.

    • (910) 200-9190
      Email Tom or Jane

    • 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
    • 218 N. Fourth St #6. $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.

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

    • John Debnam
    • 1) 405 1/2 A Dock St. 1BR upstairs apt with private porch. Window a/c unit, gas heat, stove, fridge, w/d share with one other apt. No pets. $600.
      2) 1417 Country Club Road. 3BR, 2.5 BA, 2-story house. H/a, w/d, elevator. No pets. $1,800. Minimum 1-year lease.

    • (910) 762-9814

    • Joy Allen
    • Call for available properties.

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

    • Larry Glienke
    • Call for available properties.

    • (910) 540-1952

    • Mary Ann Keiser
    • 1) Exceptional apartment in Victorian era home.  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. Ornate plaster molding, orig. ceiling medallions w/period chandeliers.  Oak & Heart Pine refinished floors.  Decorative stone mantels, large pocket doors.  Full bath.  Laundry w/ W/D provided. Eat-in Kitchen with all appliances.  Total electric central heat & air complete with custom storm windows.
      Approx.1,500 sq ft $995/mo. & includes 2 off street parking places, window treatments & landscaping.  Call w/ questions or for an appointment.
      2) Two BR, entire upper level of Queen Anne style home. 6 blocks to river. W/D & dishwasher. Central heat & air. Working gas log fireplace. Approx. 1100 sq ft. $850/mo. Call for appointment. Utilities not included for either property.

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

    • Paula Tirrito/Steven Skavroneck
    • First month’s rent free! 3 BR, 2 BA bungalow at 109 Castle St. 2300 sq ft. Former gallery. Open floor plan, hardwood floors, enclosed yard, driveway. OP, w/d, fireplace, unfurnished, d/w, all appliances. Pets allowed. $1400 per month. one year lease, then month to month. Flexible start date.

    • (910) 763-9171

    • Ruth O'Donnell
    • Unfurnished large 2 bedroom plus open den apartment in historic William Reaves house, built 1900 close to downtown at 514 S. 2nd St.  Home has wrap around porch with gazebo, finely carved entrance hall, heart pine floors, 1.5 bath, central heat/ac, w/d, 2 working fireplaces and 2 off street parking spots. 1500 square feet plus 1300 square feet of deck and porch space. $1070/month plus utilities.

    • (202) 543-1789

    • 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