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Historic Properties for Sale and Rent

Is there any better place to look for a vintage home to rent or buy than on a website for people who love historic properties?

As a service to HWF members at the $75 level and up, we happily advertise available properties free of charge. Become a member of HWF and list your rental properties here.


Blair Middleton, Office Manager

For Rent

See below for what’s available now:

Ann Keiser

Call or email for available properties.

(910) 763-7007 (landline, so no texts please)

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 & Jay Tervo

Step back in Wilmington history.  Live in a real Wilmington historic civil war era- Greek Revival style home that has four separate apartments. 
Currently, Apartment A, with a private entrance off the front porch is available.
This is a one bedroom, one bath apartment around 900 sq. ft that has been significantly renovated and modernized.
Located on Orange Street this historic home backs up to St. Mary’s Basilica. Apartment A is currently unfurnished, but owners would furnish it for a longer lease tenant.  All utilities (recycling, trash, internet, wifi, water/sewer) are included. Renter pays electric. Apt A comes with curb parking a few steps from the front door.   
The kitchen is outfitted with a confection oven, marble counters, dishwasher and lots of great storage. There is a laundry room on the second floor for Apt. A and C. The bedroom has a small entry way with a large closet and antique glass door to the bathroom. Original  9 over 6 19th c. restored windows provides great natural light. 
Call for details.

Jay 910-367-3495
Barbara 910-367-3496
Email Jay

Chris Beck

Call or email for available properties.

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

Deanes Gornto

Call for available properties.

(910) 762-7915

Dwight & Sandra Davis

Call for available properties.

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

Gold Walker

Call for available properties.

(910) 343-1767

Jim Snow

Call for available properties.

(910) 251-0084

John Hanby Debnam

401 Dock Street
$1,000 a month with a one-year lease. 
1st floor, large living room with dining area, full kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, front porch, washer / dryer connection. Central gas heat and window air conditioners.  Very desirable & convenient location, easy walk to downtown.  No pets. 
405 Dock Street
$1,200 a month with a one-year lease.
1st floor, large living room with dining area, full kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, large front & back porches, washer / dryer connection. Central gas heat and window air conditioners.  Very desirable & convenient location, easy walk to downtown.  No pets. 

1417 Country Club Rd
$2,500/month plus $2,500 deposit, with minimum 12-month lease.
2-story brick Tudor house: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, living room, dining room, kitchen, den, and sun room. Includes stove and refrigerator, dishwasher, steam heat (radiators) and central AC, washer and dryer. Features oak floors and two decorative fireplaces–one in living room, one in master bedroom. Utilities paid by tenant. Two-car garage. No pets.


Joy Allen

Call for available properties.

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

Mary Delmar

217 S 6th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Restored historic 2-story, whole house, built in in 1880, 3 bed, 1.5 baths.
Features amenities including front porch, fenced in backyard, off-street parking, AstroTurf for very low maintenance yard in back, hardwood floors, high ceilings, and loads of character!
Following appliances provided: washer/dryer, refrigerator/freezer, stove/oven, dishwasher.
Pets allowed with $250 non-refundable fee.
$1500 per month.
$1500 security deposit.
App fee of $45.
Available Nov 1, 2019.
Mary at Delmar Properties LLC, broker
910-279-4399 (text is ok)

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

Tom Warshauer

Call Tom for available properties.

(704) 258-9267

For Sale

As a service for our members the Historic Wilmington Foundation maintains this listing of historic homes and buildings for sale located in the Lower Cape Fear region.

We regularly update the list to keep the information as current as possible.

The Historic Charles W. Worth House

This magnificent home, built in 1893, boasts one of the largest downtown lots measuring 66′ x 210′. Restored in the early 1980s and well maintained ever since. Became C.W. Worth House Bed and Breakfast in 1985, and remains the longest operating inn in Wilmington. This is a turnkey fully furnished and equipped bed and breakfast with all websites, email addresses, and guest lists. The house features eight bedrooms all with private baths. The large owners’ quarters are located on the first floor.