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Check out 915 verified apartments for rent in the 28401 zip code, NC with rents starting as low as $900. Some apartments for rent in the 28401 zip code might offer rent specials. Look out for the
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35 Units Available
Overlook at River Place
14 Grace Street Ste 101
Wilmington, NC | Downtown Wilmington
Studio
$1,251
553 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,422
683 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,225
1149 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 9:41 AM
Overlook at River Place is NOW OPEN!! Overlook riverfront views day after day from our brand new high-rise apartment community. Our studio, one and two-bedroom apartment homes are created with you in mind - distinctive designs, timeless architecture, modern style, and breathtaking Cape Fear River and Historic Downtown Wilmington views. Downtown Wilmington radiates old-town charm mixed with modern amenities and has an endless array of perks. Within a 5 minute walk, you can dine at an exceptional restaurant, enjoy a world-class theatre production, pick up groceries from the local farmers market. Located between Grace and Chestnut Streets, and fronting North Water Street, Overlook at River Place creates a residential experience that combines upscale apartment living with a premier downtown address, where everything is just seconds from your doorstep.
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7 Units Available
City Block
814 N 3rd St
Wilmington, NC | Downtown Wilmington
1 Bedroom
$1,165
703 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,389
1011 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 9:10 AM
Urban apartments in the Brooklyn Arts and Central Business Districts. Many community amenities, including a fitness studio, cyber cafe, and resident grilling station. Stainless steel appliances and granite countertops in the large kitchens.
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6 Units Available
Sawmill Point
1015 Nutt Street
Wilmington, NC | Downtown Wilmington
1 Bedroom
$1,280
730 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,665
1086 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 9:10 AM
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Pier 33
901 Nutt Street
Wilmington, NC | Downtown Wilmington
Studio
$1,349
582 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,400
680 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,650
917 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 9:08 AM
Nestled along the northern Cape Fear River on the New Port City Marina, Pier 33 is Wilmington’s finest luxury waterfront community. Located steps from downtown and the Riverwalk, Pier 33 offers lavish design and the finest in luxury amenities, all with the charming coastal landscape of Wilmington’s River District.
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63 Units Available
Flats on Front
1045 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC | Downtown Wilmington
1 Bedroom
$1,202
593 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,733
1217 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated May 11 at 9:05 AM
Discover a place where fast-paced metropolitan city life meets a coastal, laid-back lifestyle in downtown Wilmington, NC. Flats on Front brings an experience that is as cool and fresh as the North Carolina coast. Abutting the brand new North Waterfront Park, life is about blending hassle-free easy living with walkability to entertainment. Local flair lives all around you with access to the arts, top restaurants, bars, shops, and an outdoor concert venue. Activate your lifestyle in our fully-appointed amenity package. Soak in the saltwater pool, socialize at the party terrace, and energize in our multilevel, Crossfit-inspired fitness center. Revel in each luxury detail your modern apartment will provide. Top-of-the-line finishes and chef-inspired kitchens make this space feel like home.
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4 Units Available
Canterbury Woods
2320 Canterwood Dr
Wilmington, NC | South Wilmington Heights
1 Bedroom
$1,010
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,070
1050 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated May 11 at 9:10 AM
Air-conditioned apartments and townhomes with oversized closets, patios with decks, ceiling fans, and stainless steel appliances. Close to Sunset Park and Codington Elementary Schools.
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3 Units Available
South Front Apartments
1400 S 2nd St
Wilmington, NC | Dry Pond, Greenfield & Lake Forest
1 Bedroom
$1,109
539 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,553
1046 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 9:05 AM
South Front Apartments in Wilmington, NC, offer rare historic charm at the heart of the urban center. Brick walls, polished concrete flooring and polished concrete countertops provide the latest in style. Saltwater pool on grounds.
1 Unit Available
729 Princess Street
729 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC | Carolina Heights
1 Bedroom
$1,250
654 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 9:53 AM
729 PRINCESS STREET 2nd Floor - Back NE Corner Unit G on Floor Plan 729 Princess Street - Historic District. This truly unique 1 BR apt is situated in the former Montgomery grocery store building at the corner of Princess and 8th Streets. The convenient Downtown location is within walking distance to the Cape Fear River, restaurants, breweries, and more. This unit has been customized-with high coffered ceiling with intricate details. Custom paint, and a beautiful, oversized, imported Moroccan Temple door is the focal point of this living room. Hardwood floors lead you through the apartment. The kitchen has been redesiged with new counter tops, cabinets, dishwasher and cozy nook. The bath has been updated with a vintage vanity. No one else will ever have the unique features this apartment offers! The rental rate is $1250 monthly. No dogs are allowed in this building, but cats are welcome. As an added bonus, there is also basement storage rental space available for a small fee. Water, Sewer & Trash are included. Final touches are in process. Move in date is set for June 1st.
1 Unit Available
409 Swann Street
409 Swann Street
Wilmington, NC | Carolina Heights
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
1131 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 9:31 AM
~~BROOKLYN ARTS DISTRICT ~~ - Completely renovated, 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, single family w/ off street parking. Walking distance to all that downtown Wilmington has to offer! This chic, open concept bungalow boasts a modern vibe w/LVP flooring throughout, barn door to guest bath, new bathroom vanities, new black light & plumbing fixtures. Completely remodeled kitchen features butcher block countertops, stainless steel appliances & sink, plenty of cabinet space, large fridge with coffee bar surround and a sparkling tiled backsplash complete with a bar for extra entertainment seating. Non smokers preferred. Must see in person!!! Some pets MAY be negotiable, but NO CATS. Security deposit the same as rent, rental references a must. Message Alexis Lunsford, Broker/REALTOR today for more information 910.352.8337. (RLNE6600483)
1 Unit Available
10 Grace St
10 Grace Street
Wilmington, NC | Downtown Wilmington
1 Bedroom
$1,650
598 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 9:31 AM
BRAND NEW RIVERFRONT CONDO! Heart of historic DT - Property Id: 340620 Located in the heart of historic downtown Wilmington is a custom-designed, third floor River front unit. Enjoy a combination living and dining area with balcony perfect for al fresco dining overlooking the river. Make sure to spend some time on the roof top terrace with a pool, grill, firepit and fitness center. Amenities also include concierge service, a well-appointed private lounge room and security. This unit includes quartz counter tops, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, w/d, and master bedroom with a beautiful view. One assigned parking space in the new parking deck available for an additional fee. Walking distance to basically everything downtown - you are in the heart of it all. This unit is privately owned and not part of the rental block of units on the rear side of the building. You will have higher end finishes, views, private parking, and additional amenities. You will deal directly with the owner. Unit available on May. 1st. Apply at TurboTenant: http://rental.turbotenant.com/p/10-grace-st-wilmington-nc/340620 Property Id 340620 No Pets Allowed (RLNE6578768)
1 Unit Available
514 Harnett St.
514 Harnett Street
Wilmington, NC | Carolina Heights
3 Bedrooms
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4 Bedrooms
$1,600
1218 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 9:31 AM
4BDR Accepting Vouchers - Single Family, 4BDR, Recently remodeled, Accepting Vouchers, Apply online @ Amastpm.com (RLNE6219887)
1 Unit Available
812 South 8th Street
812 South 8th Street
Wilmington, NC | Dry Pond, Greenfield & Lake Forest
3 Bedrooms
$1,350
1347 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 9:31 AM
Vintage Charm with Modern Updates - This 3 bedroom/2 bath home offers vintage charm with modern updates. The welcoming front porch is the perfect space for greeting guests or enjoying relaxing evenings. Step through the front door into the bright and airy living room which opens to the dining room. This space includes two ceiling fans with light fixtures and features the original hardwood floors. A vintage door leads from the dining room to the kitchen which has been beautifully renovated. This well thought out kitchen offers loads of cabinets for storage, an abundance of counters, double stainless-steel sink, and custom tile backsplash. You will also find brand-new stainless-steel appliances including refrigerator, dishwasher, built-in microwave, and glass cook top range. The back of the house has a spacious bedroom with a quiet location. It has two storage closets, a laundry closet ready for your washer and dryer, and a sliding glass door to the deck and backyard. This bedroom is conveniently located to the hall bath with pedestal sink and step in shower. The two additional bedrooms share a full bath with tub/shower combination and large linen closet. All three bedrooms include ceiling fans with light fixtures and brand-new wood-like LVP flooring. The freshly landscaped front yard, fenced backyard, covered front porch and back deck all add to the charm of this home. Schedule a showing: https://showmojo.com/5ebd6c3076/listings/mapsearch We are an Equal Housing Opportunity Management Company and abide by the term of the Federal Fair Housing Act. Pets allowed with prior approval and required pet fees. Aggressive breed list may apply. Contact listing agent prior to submitting application. No Smoking, e-cigarettes or vaping. All applicants over 18 years of age are subject to a background check, including criminal, credit, employment verification, and past tenancy. (RLNE5648347)
1 Unit Available
608 S 7th Street Unit A
608 South 7th Street
Wilmington, NC | The Bottom, Carolina Place & Old Wilmington
3 Bedrooms
$1,050
Last updated May 12 at 9:31 AM
608 S 7th Street Unit A Available 07/16/21 Downtown Castle Street antique district, lovely 3 BR unit - Downtown Castle Street antique district 3 BR unit. Large rocking chair front porch, living room with open floor plan. The living room has bamboo hard wood floors, high ceilings, fan shaped window, and crown moldings. The kitchen has a large eating area for dining. The kitchen has lovely granite counter tops with bar, stainless steel sink, dishwasher and glass top stove. 3 large bedrooms with 9ft ceilings and crown molding. The home has two separate half baths with access to the tile shower tub combo so you can enjoy a private bathroom feel. The home also includes a washer and dryer(as-is) stack unit. Back deck with built in bench seats. Pets case by case, parking on street. (RLNE1846204)
1 Unit Available
717 5th Avenue S
717 South 5th Street
Wilmington, NC | Dry Pond, Greenfield & Lake Forest
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$1,895
1070 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 8:11 AM
On the National Register of Historic Places, the ''Frost House'' in Historic downtown Wilmington is full of character and charm and ready for a year long tenant! Upon arrival, you'll enjoy the welcoming front porch, white picket fence and off street parking. The original hardwoods immediately catch your eye as you enter. The kitchen has been renovated to the 9s and begs you to entertain in the open concept space. The front room has dark, french doors and is perfect for an office/study or flex room. The guest bedroom has an updated en-suite bathroom (low-profile shower). The master bedroom is bright and located towards the back of the home. The second bathroom is also updated and has a shower/tub combo. Separate utility/laundry room with washer and dryer to remain. There is a private driveway to the right of the home that can access the backyard, which is also fenced in. There is on street parking as well. Pets not allowed at this rental property. Year lease preferred.Showings can start April 18 at 2 pm,
1 Unit Available
304 N Front Street
304 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC | Downtown Wilmington
1 Bedroom
$1,200
600 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 8:11 AM
Live Downtown. Top floor condo in multi-unit condo building in the heart of Wilmington, Walk to shops/dining & Cape Fear Community College. Unfurnished. Hardwood floors throughout except carpet in Bedroom. 9 ft. ceilings, brick walls and large windows overlooking Grace Street. 12 X 11 Bedroom. Tub/shower. Washer & Dryer in Unit. Coin operated laundry on same floor as unit. Secure Entrance. Elevator. Water, sewer, trash included. Long Term. Security deposit $1,200.00 NO PETS, NON-SMOKING UNIT
1 Unit Available
108 S. 13th - Unit A
108 S 13th St
Wilmington, NC | The Bottom, Carolina Place & Old Wilmington
2 Bedrooms
$1,000
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated April 4 at 11:14 AM
2 BR 2 1/2 BA close to NHHS - Open lower level apartment. Off street parking. Tall ceilings, renovated 2020. Washer/dryer hookups. (RLNE3233308)
1 Unit Available
803 Rankin St
803 Rankin Street
Wilmington, NC | Carolina Heights
3 Bedrooms
$925
1200 sqft
Last updated April 9 at 11:23 AM
Downtown - SFH - 3 bed, 1 bath, spacious rooms, new laminate floors in living room and dining room, freshly painted throughout, new roof, huge laundry room with new washer and dryer. Laminate floors in 2 bedrooms, original hardwood in back bedroom. Covered front and back porch fenced back yard and off street parking. Gas Heat, gas range. (RLNE5571912)
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25 Units Available
Element Barclay
1605 Barclay Point Blvd
Wilmington, NC | Pine Valley West
1 Bedroom
$1,098
747 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,666
1194 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,019
1659 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 9:39 AM
Luxury units adjacent to The Pointe at Barclay. The complex has a resort-style saltwater pool, a clubhouse and a dog park. Apartments have unique floor plans with ample storage space.
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7 Units Available
Bellingham Park
1522 Cadfel Ct
Wilmington, NC | Hanover Heights
1 Bedroom
$1,193
756 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,327
1023 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,470
1317 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 6:05 AM
In-unit amenities include laundry, patio or balcony, granite counters and dishwasher. Residents enjoy communal bike storage, car wash area, parking and pool. Located near parks, dining and entertainment options.
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4 Units Available
Barclay Place
2545 Croquet Drive
Wilmington, NC | Pine Valley West
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,445
1363 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated May 12 at 9:09 AM
Offering townhomes, garden homes, and cottages, this complex provides nine-foot ceilings, garden nooks, monitored intrusion alarm systems, and walking distance to local trails and putting greens.
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6 Units Available
The Shipyard of Wilmington
719 Galley Ln
Wilmington, NC | Hanover Heights
1 Bedroom
$970
936 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,150
1179 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,370
1380 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 5:52 AM
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7 Units Available
One Midtown
2945 Midtown Way
Wilmington, NC | Lincoln Forest
1 Bedroom
$1,090
702 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,470
1080 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,770
1380 sqft
Last updated May 11 at 9:10 AM
One Midtown embodies the best Wilmington has to offer and is located in one of the top-rated school districts in the area! With plantation-style architecture and craftsman-style details, the property pays homage to the grand, natural beauty of the area and celebrates Southern elegance at its finest. Our pet-friendly apartments in Wilmington, NC reflects all of the city's historic coastal charm and marries it with modern features and thoughtful details. Our community was designed to make living at One Midtown apartments in Wilmington a real pleasure.
1 Unit Available
205 North 13th Street
205 South 13th Street
Wilmington, NC | The Bottom, Carolina Place & Old Wilmington
2 Bedrooms
$1,300
1100 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 7:14 AM
Amazing 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom house in Wilmington. Amenities included: central air, central heat, deck, hardwood floors, washer dryer, and yard. No Utilities included. Is not pet friendly. Date Available: May 1st 2021. $1,300/month rent. $500 security deposit required. Please submit the form on this page to learn more. This property is managed by a responsible landlord using Avail landlord software.
1 Unit Available
414 Walnut Street
414 Walnut Street
Wilmington, NC | Downtown Wilmington
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
1228 sqft
Last updated May 12 at 7:14 AM
This beautifully restored 1900 Southern styled home offers a downstairs apartment with a large front porch. Get your ice tea ready or walk across the street to the Fly Trap Brewery for beer or wine. Set in the trendy Brooklyn Arts District and only a short walk to the famous River Walk and downtown shops. Comes with it's own paved off street parking spot. The fenced in back patio is perfect to have friends over to grill and chill.

Average Rent in the 28401 zip code

Last updated May 7
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in the 28401 zip code is $1,517, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,027.
Studio
$1,488
1 Bed
$1,517
2 Beds
$2,027
3+ Beds
$3,473
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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In the 28401 zip code, the average rent is $1,488 for a studio, $1,517 for a 1-bedroom, $2,027 for a 2-bedroom, and $3,473 for a 3-bedroom.
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Average Rent in the 28401 zip code

Last updated May 7
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in the 28401 zip code is $1,517, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,027.
Studio
$1,488
1 Bed
$1,517
2 Beds
$2,027
3+ Beds
$3,473
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List