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Last updated January 24 at 11:55 AM

273 Short-term Apartments for rent in Wilmington, NC

Finding a short-term apartment in Wilmington takes some leg work to find the right location, price point, and lease terms. You may need to rent a short-term apartment due to a... Read Guide >
Antiqua Photo Gallery 1
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5 Units Available
Antiqua
3810 Portofino Ct, Wilmington, NC 28412
Echo Farms
2 Bedrooms
$1,232
755 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:55 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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Willow Glen Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
9 Units Available
Willow Glen
6110 Riverwoods Dr, Wilmington, NC 28412
Beau Rivage Plantation
1 Bedroom
$1,238
624 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,407
940 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,667
1185 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:55 AM
Superb location enhanced with lavishness and convenience unlike anywhere else in Wilmington. Ideally located just minutes from Carolina, Kure Beach, and the Cape Fear River, you are never far from the salty air! If you're more of a nature enthusiast, take a stroll around River Road Park. Visit historic downtown Wilmington, located right in the proximity of award-winning restaurants, dynamic craft breweries, and local shops you'll love exploring! Willow Glen creates a perfect blend of coastal charm and small southern city.
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Tesla Park Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
2 Units Available
Tesla Park
4510 Tesla Park Dr, Wilmington, NC 28412
2 Bedrooms
$1,402
934 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:55 AM
Welcome to Tesla Park! Situated in a quaint environment, this location boasts close proximity to dining, a wide variety of local shopping, and an abundance of entertainment nearby. If the sand and surf are part of your lifestyle, then we have you covered with Wrightsville Beach and Carolina Beach just minutes away from Tesla Park. If convenience and location are important to you, you have come to the right place. Rates are subject to change without notice.
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Braxton Place Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
3 Units Available
Braxton Place
4191 Hearthside Dr, Wilmington, NC 28412
1 Bedroom
$1,222
550 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,506
1000 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:55 AM
Braxton Place welcomes you to a community full of comfort, charm, and style! Conveniently located in the heart of Wilmington, our residents enjoy all the simple pleasures the area has to offer. A quick commute to Historic Downtown Wilmington for shopping, site seeing, and entertainment, or if you're ready to feel the ocean breeze, Carolina Beach and Wrightsville Beach are minutes away!
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South Front Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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8 Units Available
South Front Apartments
1400 S 2nd St, Wilmington, NC 28401
Dry Pond, Greenfield & Lake Forest
1 Bedroom
$1,445
797 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:55 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.
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The Reserve at Mayfaire Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
27 Units Available
The Reserve at Mayfaire
1411 Parkview Circle, Wilmington, NC 28405
Mayfaire
1 Bedroom
$1,495
896 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,615
1190 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,060
1473 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:53 AM
Welcome home to The Reserve at Mayfaire. Your convenience, comfort, and enjoyment were top of mind when designing The Reserve at Mayfaire. Enjoy resort-style living at its finest with a sparkling swimming pool, expansive sundeck, well-equipped fitness center, and signature screening room. Generous one, two and three-bedroom homes are thoughtfully designed and elegantly appointed. Kitchens finishes include granite, stainless and ceramic. All homes include a washer and dryer and are complimented by nine-foot ceilings, expansive closets and a private patio or deck. A lifestyle unsurpassed, The Reserve at Mayfaire is above and beyond!
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Hawthorne at the Pointe Photo Gallery 1
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6 Units Available
Hawthorne at the Pointe
3215 Midvale Drive, Wilmington, NC 28412
1 Bedroom
$1,654
900 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,859
1296 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:53 AM
Welcome to Hawthorne at the Pointe, formerly known as Woodland Landings, a residential community featuring one, two, and three-bedroom townhomes in Wilmington, NC. Spacious layouts and amenities welcome your home, along with exceptional service and an ideal location within walking distance to shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Are you looking for a townhome for rent in Wilmington, NC? Contact our friendly, professional office staff to schedule a tour today.
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St. Andrews Reserve Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
37 Units Available
St. Andrews Reserve
814 Saint Andrews Dr, Wilmington, NC 28412
1 Bedroom
$1,147
695 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,212
883 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,610
1356 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:48 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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Mayfaire Flats Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
18 Units Available
Mayfaire Flats
1813 Sir Tyler Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405
1 Bedroom
$1,418
791 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,997
1217 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:47 AM
Welcome to Mayfaire Flats, resort style apartment living in scenic Wilmington, NC! Thoughtfully-designed studio, one, and two bedroom floor plans elevate your expectations with open floorplans that maximize natural light, wood style plank flooring, washers and dryers in every home, key fob controlled access buildings, and elevators. Our kitchens celebrate the everyday luxury with white quartz countertops, gray and white shaker style cabinetry, custom backsplash, goose neck faucets, stainless steel appliances including french door refrigerators. Select homes offer even more premium custom home finishes like pendant lighting, chef inspired islands, mud rooms, walk in closets, and oversized private balconies.
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The Preserve at Pine Valley Photo Gallery 1
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2 Units Available
The Preserve at Pine Valley
3314 Wickslow Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412
Pine Valley West
1 Bedroom
$1,145
666 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,195
808 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:47 AM
CLICK HERE - Take a Virtual Tour of our Model Looking for convenience? Then look no further than The Preserve at Pine Valley Apartments in Wilmington, NC. Located just minutes from Carolina Beach and Wrightsville Beach, you will have access to natural beauty, culture and history. The Preserve at Pine Valley is just minutes from shopping, fine restaurants, golf courses and a great school district right here in beautiful Wilmington, North Carolina. With direct access to Centrail College Trail you can walk or bike to many fabulous shopping and dining destinations! Living at The Preserve at Pine Valley means enjoying a fabulous lifestyle with a resort style swimming pool, tennis courts, a poolside fire lounge and outdoor kitchen cabana, and a playground for the little ones. We even have two off-leash dog park for our furry residents! Our newly renovated apartments are well-appointed, spacious and are ready to welcome you home! Come home to The Preserve at Pine Valley Apartments where y
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Myrtle Landing Townhomes Photo Gallery 1
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2 Units Available
Myrtle Landing Townhomes
7205 Bona Vista Place, Wilmington, NC 28409
2 Bedrooms
$1,907
1090 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,139
1369 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:47 AM
Masonboro Commons and Masonboro Island are moments from this beautiful property. There's a saltwater swimming pool, fire pits and fitness center at this pet-friendly community. Apartment features include walk-in closets, vaulted ceilings and stainless-steel appliances.
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Canterbury Woods Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
4 Units Available
Canterbury Woods
2320 Canterwood Dr, Wilmington, NC 28401
South Wilmington Heights
1 Bedroom
$1,095
750 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,320
1200 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:47 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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Chateau Terrace Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
Chateau Terrace
1201 Columbus Circle, Wilmington, NC 28403
2 Bedrooms
$1,120
1150 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:46 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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Sawmill Point Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
24 Units Available
Sawmill Point
1015 Nutt Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Downtown Wilmington
1 Bedroom
$1,414
782 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,859
1152 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:46 AM
Located in the heart of Downtown Wilmington, Sawmill Point Apartments is a premier choice for anyone seeking a new point of view. Established in the newly developed North Cape Fear District, our urban riverfront community features stylish homes with vacation-style amenities not found anywhere else in the city. A natural harbor and bookend along the Cape Fear River, we offer exceptional views, private access to a 42-slip marina, and a one-of-a-kind outdoor retreat - all within walking distance to Historic Downtown. Soak in those warm Carolina days from our all-resort pool, seamless wet deck and covered lounges, or relax all afternoon in our cozy hammock garden. As the temperature cools, our residents enjoy gathering beneath the pavilions or taking a seat around the fire pits to watch the sun set over the water. Indoors, we feature a modern fitness center, yoga studio, media room and conference room - perfect for maintaining your health, wellness, and active lifestyle. Entertaining fam
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Stephens Pointe Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
7 Units Available
Stephens Pointe
8651 Stephens Church Rd, Wilmington, NC 28411
1 Bedroom
$1,330
780 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
1050 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,675
1280 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:44 AM
Stephens Pointe, BRAND NEW luxury apartment homes in Wilmington, NC, offers the perfect combination of upscale living with every day modern convenience while still enjoying rural living. Located in the up and coming area of Porter's Neck on Stephens Church Road just off Market Street/Hwy 17, you are just minutes from downtown Wilmington, Front Street, Wrightsville Beach, Mayfaire, Ogden, just to name a few! You can choose from our spacious 1, 2 and 3 bedroom luxury apartment homes with beautiful custom finishes and no detail left unnoticed by the design team. All luxury homes feature modern kitchens with stainless steel appliances, brushed nickel hardware, upgraded designer cabinetry with espresso finish, authentic granite countertops, lavish bathroom finishes, electronic smart locks, full-size washer and dryer sets, large walk-in closets and so much more!
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Hawthorne at the Station Photo Gallery 1
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14 Units Available
Hawthorne at the Station
531 Old Maccumber Station Rd, Wilmington, NC 28405
1 Bedroom
$1,426
811 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,736
1165 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:44 AM
Modern community near Mayfaire Town Center and Wrightsville Beach. On-site amenities include a custom, resort-style pool, electric car charging station and an outdoor lounge. Apartments feature custom kitchens and high-end appliances.
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2 Units Available
Hawthorne at Murrayville
5418 Sirius Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405
2 Bedrooms
$1,438
1150 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:43 AM
Hawthorne at Murrayville is one of the most luxurious apartment communities in Wilmington, NC perfectly located off College Road and I-40 near many shopping and dining venues. Our pristine 1, 2 and 3 bedroom designer apartment homes are the best in affordable luxury. The contemporary living spaces we offer are complimented with fully-equipped modern kitchens, spacious walk-in closets, designer cabinetry, over-sized garden tubs, 9-foot ceilings, washer and dryer connections, private balcony, patio or sunroom and so much more. When you choose Hawthorne at Murrayville, you will get full access to our resort-style amenities including a complimentary Starbucks coffee bar, cyber cafe with printing, outdoor grill pavilion, outdoor stone fire pit, resort-style swimming pool, bark park complete with agility equipment, 24-hour fitness center with yoga studio and a great deal more. Exceeding expectations is what we do best.
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Headwaters at Autumn Hall Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
17 Units Available
Headwaters at Autumn Hall
612 Council St, Wilmington, NC 28403
College Acres
1 Bedroom
$1,367
704 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,904
1151 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,127
1293 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 10:14 AM
Upscale apartments on the Cape Fear Coast. Walk-in closets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Community coffee bar, clubhouse and internet cafe available to all residents. Concierge service. Near Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy.
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Flats on Front Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
16 Units Available
Flats on Front
1045 North Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Downtown Wilmington
1 Bedroom
$1,300
593 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,915
1217 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,684
1565 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 10:14 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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Abbotts Run Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
3 Units Available
Abbotts Run
511 Cobblestone Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405
Azalea Trace, Barclay Hills, Hunting Ridge & McClelland Estates
2 Bedrooms
$1,352
1001 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,458
1275 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 7:18 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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The Shipyard of Wilmington Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
4 Units Available
The Shipyard of Wilmington
719 Galley Ln, Wilmington, NC 28412
Hanover Heights
2 Bedrooms
$1,543
1222 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,827
1380 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 7:16 AM
Reserve at Forest Hills Photo Gallery 1
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31 Units Available
Reserve at Forest Hills
361 Darlington Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403
Beaumont, Brookwood, Forest Hills & Mercer Place
1 Bedroom
$1,301
849 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,215
1042 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,465
1433 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 7:07 AM
One-, two- and three-bedrooms near downtown Wilmington, NC, and UNCW campus. Pet-friendly, furnished homes feature ceiling fans, extra storage, walk-in closets and patio or balcony. Enjoy pool, gym, volleyball court, media room and parking.
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Results within 5 miles of Wilmington
New Providence Park Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
12 Units Available
New Providence Park
4413 Cohan Cir, Northchase, NC 28405
1 Bedroom
$1,172
636 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,367
1054 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,638
1322 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:55 AM
Welcome to New Providence Park, where you can choose to experience a newly renovated home! Our thoughtfully detailed apartments for rent in Wilmington, NC offer bright, open layouts with high-end finishes, stainless steel appliances, brushed nickel ceiling fans, granite counter tops, slate shaker style cabinets, outdoor balconies, and gourmet kitchens.
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Brunswick Point Photo Gallery 1
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12 Units Available
Brunswick Point
1001 Hunterstone Dr, Leland, NC 28451
1 Bedroom
$1,125
576 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,455
889 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,670
1125 sqft
Last updated January 24 at 11:47 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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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent for a short-term apartment in Wilmington?

Rental prices for short-term apartments in Wilmington range from $1,050 to $2,650 per month.

How many short-term apartments are available for rent in Wilmington?

Currently, there are 22 short-term apartments available for rent in Wilmington.
City Guide for Wilmington, NC

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What to keep in mind when looking for short-term apartments in Wilmington, NC

Finding a short-term apartment in Wilmington takes some leg work to find the right location, price point, and lease terms. You may need to rent a short-term apartment due to a new job, a relationship change, or to explore a new city before committing to staying. Whatever the reason, short-term apartments can provide the flexibility that traditional leases don’t.

Before signing a rental agreement or short-term apartment lease, study all of the details thoroughly. Renters usually have more restrictions and rules to follow when renting a short-term apartment. For starters, you usually can’t make modifications like painting or hanging pictures.

Short-term apartments are ideal for flexibility, but also don’t protect the renter long-term. You could face the possibility of rent increases on a monthly basis. The landlord could also decline to renew your lease and leave you looking for another short-term rental.

If your main priority is flexibility, a short-term apartment is an ideal situation. However, ensure that you fully understand the rental agreement terms before signing.