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 around Wilmington’s Historic District. We regularly update the list to keep the information as current as possible.

If you have a property you would like us to include on the list, amendments to your current entry, or if you would like membership information please call the Foundation office at (910) 762-2511 or email us.

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


Joy Allen Call for available properties. (910) 251-9865 or (910) 538-3781
Email Joy
Brian Beers and Louise Bliss Call for available properties. (540) 729-1216 or (703) 282-7043
e-mail: Email Louise
or Email Brian
Chris and Jim Beck Call for available properties. (910) 791-8601
(910) 352-8256
Dwight and Sandra Davis Call for available properties. (919) 880-6336 or (919) 605-6362
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
Joan Farrenkopf-Winters 218 N. Fourth St #6. Available February 15th $825 / 1br – 500ft² – Includes all utilities, Professional studio, walk to downtown. Great open design studio with “Charleston Entrance”, Just enough for one person, Two 8 foot closets, tile floors, microwave, dishwasher, garbage disposal, Laundry. Patio, great neighbors. Includes ALL Utilities. 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
Benedict Fortunati Call for available properties. (910) 343-8029
Larry Glienke Call for available properties. (910) 540-1952
Deanes Gornto Call for available properties. (910) 762-7915
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
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 grazebo, 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
Jim Snow Call for available properties. (910) 251-0084
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
Evelyn Tyson Available August 2013: 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
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
Elaine Warshauer Call for available properties. (910) 763-6632
Eva Williams
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
Scott Woehr Studio, 1 & 2 BR apartments in historic district. $575-$750. 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. Call regarding availability. (240) 988-9459
CALL (910) 762-2511 TODAY!