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 Blair

    • Ann Keiser
    • 315-A North 6th St
      1200 sq ft

      Huge 1 bedroom apartment in Queen Anne style house.
      Lower level with very large fenced in backyard.
      Includes en suite bath, living room, kitchen, dining room, and laundry. Washer/dryer provided.
      Working fireplace, 12″ ceilings, refinished heart pine floors.
      Pet negotiable.
    • (910) 763-7007 (no texts)
    • 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 or email for available properties.

    • (540) 729-1216
      (703) 282-7043
      Email Louise
      Email Brian

    • Chris Beck
    • Call or email for available properties.

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

    • Dave Billitto
    • Unique collection of multiple furnished and unfurnished properties focused in and around Front Street. Includes a one of a kind (c. 1837) historic residence used as 5 separate furnished condos, historic luxury 2 bedroom units on Nun (Author Robert Ruark’s childhood home), multiple other properties and units.  Welcome!

      The 1brs on front in a 200 year old property are available for any length of stay while other properties vary from weeks to full year rentals.  We are happy to refer to other owners.

      Come stay in History!

    • (910) 297-0145
      Email Dave 

    • Deanes Gornto
    • Call for available properties.

    • (910) 762-7915

    • Dwight and Sandra Davis
    • Call for available properties.

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

    • Gold Walker
    • Call for available properties.

    • (910) 343-1767

    • Jim Beck
    • Call for available properties.

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

    • Jim Snow
    • Call for available properties.

    • (910) 251-0084

    • John Debnam
    • TWO apartments available August 1st: 405 1/2 A Dock St and 405 1/2 B Dock St

      Each apartment is $800/month plus $800 deposit, with minimum 3-month lease

      Each include 1 bedroom, 1 bath, access to front and rear porches, stove and refrigerator, central gas heating, window AC units, washer and dryer hookup.

      Both apartments on 2nd floor, accessed by internal staircase.

      Front plaza maintained by owner. On-street parking. No pets.

    • (910) 762-9814

    • Joy Allen
    • Call for available properties.

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

    • Julie Boatwright Pettee
    • Built in 1767, the DuBois-Boatwright House at 14 South Third Street has all of the southern charm you would expect in an historic home and much more. Located just blocks from the Cape Fear River, in one of the most desirable areas of Wilmington, it is only a minute’s walk to shopping, dining and entertainment. Gleaming, original heart-pine floors throughout. Two master bedrooms upstairs, both with en suite baths plus a powder room downstairs. The large garage with remote entry, a rare find in the Historic District, make parking easy. Bright, white kitchen offers new stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. Two energy efficient heating and cooling systems and an endless on-demand gas water heater. Spacious deck, perfect for entertaining, overlooks private garden. Washer and dryer and yard maintenance are included. Currently rented but available mid-July 2018.

    • (910) 465-0220
      Email Julie

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

    • (910) 262-7633
      Email Nancy

    • Patricia Nixon
    • Second Floor Fully Furnished Apartment
      417 South Front St

      $1700 plus $275 towards utilities per month
      $1975 Deposit
      All Included:
      Electric, gas, water/sewer/trash, Spectrum Cable (many, many channels) and high speed internet, off street parking (Value $100), plus landscape maintenance, locked storage space for bikes etc.

      Approx 1700 square feet, consisting of a large private front entrance, 2 large bedrooms, and 2 large baths and living room. The kitchen includes all appliances along with a washer/dryer. There is a private back entrance on to a cute private balcony that leads to your parking and full access of the yard. This unit has stunning 10 foot ceilings, original trim, floors and even fireplaces.

      One of a kind, meticulously restored, 1895 2-story National Register Victorian charmer, complete with all new 2015 /16 amenity upgrades! Awarded the 2015 Preservation Award for Rehabilitation by the Historic Wilmington Foundation. The home is adorned with stunning original woodwork, moldings, and heart pine flooring that were all meticulously restored. Photos available upon request.

      Only a two-minute walk from the nationally acclaimed Cape Fear River Walk, on the most prestigious and desirable block of the Historic Residential District. A very leisurely stroll to everything that our vibrant downtown offers…shops, galleries, music halls, theaters, social establishments and a plethora of fantastic restaurants. Imagine yourself enjoying a nice, cool beverage as you relax in a rocking chair on the old southern wrap around porch, admiring the delightful horse-drawn carriages slowly passing by, back dropped by the beautiful sunset over the river.
    • (910) 398-7046 (call or text)
      Email Patricia

    • 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
    • Find the perfect home to rent in downtown Wilmington and throughout the area at www.wilmingtonforrent.com.

      Check us out online where you can conveniently take a tour of our most recent inventory of homes and can submit your online application.

    • (910) 256-3031
      Email Sweyer Property Management

    • Tom Warshauer
    • Call Tom for available properties.

    • (704) 258-9267