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15 Cheap Apartments for rent in Wilmington, NC

Finding cheap apartments in Wilmington takes some ingenuity and effort, as well as quick action. Before you head out on your search, bring along pay stubs, bank statements, le... Read Guide >
St. Andrews Reserve Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
34 Units Available
St. Andrews Reserve
814 Saint Andrews Dr, Wilmington, NC 28412
1 Bedroom
$1,132
695 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,212
883 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,568
1356 sqft
Last updated January 28 at 11:24 AM
Close to Cape Fear River. Upscale apartments with adjustable track lighting, multiple closets and private balconies or patios with storage. Yoga studio, sand volleyball court, fitness center and two swimming pools on the premises.
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Antiqua Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
5 Units Available
Antiqua
3810 Portofino Ct, Wilmington, NC 28412
Echo Farms
Studio
$1,117
438 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,252
755 sqft
Last updated January 28 at 10:55 AM
Ready to start a brand-new chapter in your life? Our charming community is more than a place to call home! Whether you want to explore the historic sites in Downtown Wilmington, treat yourself to some retail therapy at Independence Mall, or soak up the sun at Wrightsville Beach, Antiqua places you in a prime location!
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2 Units Available
Chateau Terrace
1201 Columbus Circle, Wilmington, NC 28403
2 Bedrooms
$1,120
1150 sqft
Last updated January 28 at 10:48 AM
These spacious units offer landscaped grounds, an on-site swimming pool, pet-friendly amenities, and close proximity to shopping, golf, entertainment, and dining. The units also accept dogs and cats.
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3 Units Available
Birchwood Park
4395 Birchwood Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405
Azalea Trace, Barclay Hills, Hunting Ridge & McClelland Estates
1 Bedroom
$1,130
647 sqft
Last updated January 28 at 10:45 AM
Quietly nestled in the heart of Wilmington, Birchwood Park provides a convenient location with a tranquil atmosphere. Whether you are in the mood for Thai at Indochine, a slice of pizza at Elizabeth's Pizza, or the fresh catch of the day at Hieronynus Seafood, we are close to the most desirable dining spots in town.
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4 Units Available
Briarcliff Villas
2505 Briarcliff Cir, Wilmington, NC 28411
1 Bedroom
$1,057
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,386
798 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,403
1108 sqft
Last updated January 28 at 10:45 AM
Perfectly blending modern design with a relaxed atmosphere, every aspect of Briarcliff makes you appreciate the serenity of your home. Nestled in the heart of Wilmington, you will find yourself merely minutes away from coastal living, southern charm of downtown, and unmatched shopping at Mayfair.
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3 Units Available
Lofts of Wilmington
5208 Ringo Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405
Azalea Trace, Barclay Hills, Hunting Ridge & McClelland Estates
1 Bedroom
$990
500 sqft
Last updated January 28 at 9:00 AM
The Lofts of Wilmington is located in the heart of Wilmington, NC offering convenience with everything you need to enhance your lifestyle. Choose from our unique loft-style 1 bedroom or spacious 2 bedroom apartment homes. Our exceptional amenities include a saltwater swimming pool, bark park with agility equipment, 24-hour laundry lounge, business center with printing, picnic pavilion with gas grilling and so much more. Your new home is seconds away from UNC-Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, Independence Mall, I-40 and lots of local dining and shopping options. This is the perfect community for you and we invite you to come visit us today!
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Abbotts Run Photo Gallery 1
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2 Units Available
Abbotts Run
511 Cobblestone Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405
Azalea Trace, Barclay Hills, Hunting Ridge & McClelland Estates
1 Bedroom
$978
475 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,487
1276 sqft
Last updated January 28 at 7:12 AM
Abbotts Run Apartments is located in the heart of Wilmington, NC! You will find yourself at the center of it all, located just minutes away from downtown Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, the University of North Carolina Wilmington and Cape Fear Community College. Newly renovated, our apartments are uniquely designed with our residents in mind – providing one, two and three-bedroom floor plans – all with in apartment washer and dryers. Our impressive community amenities include a state-of-the-art clubhouse, a private sand volleyball court, swimming pool with complimentary Wi-Fi access, picnic areas with BBQ Grills and a 24/7 fitness studio. Our new clubhouse features a 24/7 Fitness Center (w/CrossFit Equipment), Business Center, Free Tanning Beds, Private Resident Social Event Space and a newly expanded pool. We welcome you to experience the best living in Wilmington at Abbotts Run Apartments!
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1 Unit Available
213 Beasley Road
213 Beasley Road, Wilmington, NC 28409
Masonboro Sound
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
900 sqft
Last updated January 28 at 5:30 AM
213 Beasley Road Available 02/01/22 213 Beasley Rd. - Two bedroom one bathroom duplex located just off of Pine Grove Drive on Beasley Road. Home offers tile in kitchen, living area and bedrooms have carpet. Storage off of back of home, patio area, new paint. (RLNE7186839)
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Results within 5 miles of Wilmington
Brunswick Point Photo Gallery 1
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17 Units Available
Brunswick Point
1001 Hunterstone Dr, Leland, NC 28451
1 Bedroom
$1,115
576 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,435
889 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,670
1125 sqft
Last updated January 28 at 10:22 AM
Comfortable living is all yours at Brunswick Point. Just six short miles outside of Wilmington, NC—named “Best Riverfront City in America” by USA today in 2014—you’ll find a beautiful community brimming with stunning features and fabulous amenities. As a resident, you can delight in newly renovated apartments complete with stainless steel appliances, gorgeous hardwood-style flooring and modern finishes. Take advantage of our community amenities, including our resort-style swimming pool, private off-leash dog park, convenient laundry care center and 24-hour fitness center. Find a space that works for you with our one, two and three-bedroom floor plans. With Brunswick Point’s prime location, there are many options for fun, from dining to entertainment and beyond! Go for a stroll at the Brunswick Nature Park, take in a game of golf at the Cape Feat National Park at Brunswick Forest or get creative at the Leland Cultural Arts Center. Head into Wilmington to visit the Cape Fear Fair and Ex
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Results within 10 miles of Wilmington
2385 Mt Misery Road #3 Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
2385 Mt Misery Road #3
2385 Mount Misery Road Northeast, Brunswick County, NC 28451
2 Bedrooms
$925
820 sqft
Last updated January 28 at 5:25 AM
Lovely 2 bedroom/2 bathroom Home in Shadow Oaks - Lovely wooded setting in Shadow Oaks. 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath mobile home. Open living area with beautiful new LVT flooring throughout. Master bedroom offers private bath and large walk in closet. Washer/Dryer hook-up in Laundry Room. Rental fee includes lawn care. Tenant pays water bill each month back to owner. Application fees apply No smoking NO PETS ALLOWED No Pets Allowed (RLNE3652837)
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the typical rent for a studio apartment in Wilmington?

The average rent for a studio apartment in Wilmington is $1,261.

How expensive are one-bedroom apartments in Wilmington?

The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in Wilmington is $1,447.

How much is rent for two-bedroom apartments in Wilmington?

The average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Wilmington is $1,809.
City Guide for Wilmington, NC

The renter's life in Wilmington, North Carolina is blessed by beachside beauty, strong community spirit, and that legendary southern hospitality that could charm the boots right off a bull rider. So, have yourself a quick read and you'll be kicking back in this southern-bell of a paradise before you know it!

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What to keep in mind when looking for cheap apartments in Wilmington, NC

Finding cheap apartments in Wilmington takes some ingenuity and effort, as well as quick action. Before you head out on your search, bring along pay stubs, bank statements, letters of recommendations from landlords or employers, and identification. The more proactive you are about your search, the easier it will be to score a deal.

Look for cheap apartments in Wilmington by regularly scouring listings and looking during slower renting seasons, like winter. You can still find a deal if you move during the summer months when apartment hunting is more competitive.

You may be able to find cheap apartments in Wilmington in neighborhoods that are located away from attractions, restaurants, and entertainment. You may need to look farther out than you would prefer, but access to highways or public transportation can get you into the heart of Wilmington.

The building you choose can also make a difference in finding a cheap apartment in Wilmington. Older buildings that need some updating are more likely to have better deals. Walk-up apartments without elevators, on-street parking and few amenities like on-site fitness centers can also signal affordable rents in Wilmington.