Wilmington NC Real Estate and Homes for Sale

Wilmington NC Homes for Sale & Real Estate | Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
This port city, which traces its roots to the early 1700s and played an historic part in the Civil War, sits on a peninsula carved out by the Cape Fear River to the west and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway directly to the east. The result is a charming, picturesque city, home to slightly more than 112,000. Modern Wilmington is a dream tourist destination for thousands from around the globe every year. If you're looking at homes near the water, we recommend putting Wilmington on your list of must-see areas.
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Listing Provided By: RE MAX Essential
$7,995,000
7422 Sea Lilly Lane 
Wilmington, NC 28409
  • Beds6
  • Baths7fb/1hb7-1
  • SqFt8,6338.6k
  • Built2004
  • Lot11.70 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Landmark Sothebys International Realty
$7,400,000
7319 Carolina Beach Road 
Wilmington, NC 28412
  • Beds5
  • Baths4fb/3hb4-3
  • SqFt10,69010.7k
  • Built1996
  • Lot10.61 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Figure Eight Realty
$5,500,000
188 Beach Road S 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Beds5
  • Baths6fb/2hb6-2
  • SqFt9,1959.2k
  • Built1987
  • Lot7.90 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Landmark Sothebys International Realty
$5,200,000
1 Surf Court 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Beds5
  • Baths6fb/2hb6-2
  • SqFt7,5397.5k
  • Built1999
  • Lot1.30 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
$4,899,000
2509 Shandy Lane 
Wilmington, NC 28409
  • Beds4
  • Baths2fb2
  • SqFt2,5172.5k
  • Built1958
  • Lot5.50 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
$4,899,000
2509 Shandy Lane 
Wilmington, NC 28409
  • Lot Size5.50 Acres
  • $/acre$890,727
  • ZoningR-20
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Listing Provided By: Landmark Sothebys International Realty
$4,850,000
521 Beach Road N 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Beds4
  • Baths4fb/2hb4-2
  • SqFt4,0564.1k
  • Built2015
  • Lot0.64 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$4,395,000
274 Beach Road N 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Beds5
  • Baths4fb/2hb4-2
  • SqFt5,3425.3k
  • Built2005
  • Lot0.71 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Landmark Sothebys International Realty
$4,350,000
5908 Nautical Isle Court 
Wilmington, NC 28409
  • Beds5
  • Baths5fb/2hb5-2
  • SqFt5,4225.4k
  • Built2020
  • Lot0.74 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$4,150,000
264 Beach Road N 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Beds4
  • Baths5fb/1hb5-1
  • SqFt4,8984.9k
  • Built2001
  • Lot0.66 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$4,000,000
146 Beach Road S 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Beds5
  • Baths4fb4
  • SqFt3,9724.0k
  • Built1977
  • Lot0.61 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$3,975,000
1035 Ocean Ridge Drive 
Wilmington, NC 28405
  • Beds5
  • Baths5fb/1hb5-1
  • SqFt6,5696.6k
  • Built1995
  • Lot1.60 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$3,950,000
818 N Kerr Avenue 
Wilmington, NC 28405
  • Lot Size11.23 Acres
  • $/acre$351,736
  • ZoningR-10 & R-15
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty
$3,900,000
1 Point Habor Road 
Wilmington, NC 28401
  • Lot Size7.80 Acres
  • $/acre$500,000
  • ZoningI-2
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$3,500,000
1501 Corbett Street 
Wilmington, NC 28401
  • Lot Size0.10 Acres
  • $/acre$34,999,999
  • ZoningR-3
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Listing Provided By: Landmark Sothebys International Realty
$3,495,000
1110 Pembroke Jones Drive 
Wilmington, NC 28405
  • Beds7
  • Baths8fb/1hb8-1
  • SqFt7,2227.2k
  • Built2002
  • Lot1.41 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$3,395,000
2328 Ocean Point Drive 
Wilmington, NC 28405
  • Beds4
  • Baths4fb/1hb4-1
  • SqFt4,6704.7k
  • Built1995
  • Lot0.61 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$3,375,000
268 Beach Road N 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Beds4
  • Baths4fb/1hb4-1
  • SqFt2,6932.7k
  • Built1992
  • Lot0.71 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$3,150,000
230 Summer Rest Road 
Wilmington, NC 28405
  • Lot Size0.59 Acres
  • $/acre$5,338,983
  • ZoningR-20
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Listing Provided By: Landmark Sothebys International Realty
$3,000,000
1130 Pembroke Jones Drive 
Wilmington, NC 28405
  • Beds5
  • Baths7fb/1hb7-1
  • SqFt9,7199.7k
  • Built2007
  • Lot1.24 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Landmark Sothebys International Realty
$2,999,000
2305 Ocean Point Drive 
Wilmington, NC 28405
  • Beds5
  • Baths7fb/2hb7-2
  • SqFt9,4019.4k
  • Built2006
  • Lot1.40 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Landmark Sothebys International Realty
$2,995,000
5619 Captains Lane 
Wilmington, NC 28409
  • Beds5
  • Baths4fb/1hb4-1
  • SqFt5,3985.4k
  • Built2007
  • Lot4.11 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage-Midtown
$2,950,000
8660 River Road 
Wilmington, NC 28412
  • Beds5
  • Baths5fb/1hb5-1
  • SqFt6,3246.3k
  • Built2005
  • Lot7.84 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$2,850,000
272 Beach Road N 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Lot Size0.75 Acres
  • $/acre$3,800,000
  • ZoningR-20S
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$2,800,000
4 Sandy Point 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Beds4
  • Baths3fb/1hb3-1
  • SqFt3,3473.3k
  • Built1997
  • Lot0.42 ac.
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PRICE REDUCED
Listing Provided By: Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
$2,795,000
114 Old Camp Road 
Wilmington, NC 28409
  • Beds4
  • Baths4fb/1hb4-1
  • SqFt5,9576.0k
  • Built2003
  • Lot0.47 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$2,795,000
1830 Register Lane 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Beds5
  • Baths5fb/2hb5-2
  • SqFt6,1356.1k
  • Built2016
  • Lot1.20 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Figure Eight Realty
$2,675,000
29 Pipers Neck Road 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Beds3
  • Baths2fb/1hb2-1
  • SqFt2,9232.9k
  • Built1982
  • Lot0.47 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$2,650,000
7 Cedar Island 
Wilmington, NC 28409
  • Beds4
  • Baths3fb/1hb3-1
  • SqFt4,0384.0k
  • Built1979
  • Lot2.74 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Keller Williams Realty
$2,500,000
6320 Guinea Lane 
Wilmington, NC 28409
  • Beds4
  • Baths4fb/1hb4-1
  • SqFt4,3494.3k
  • Built1997
  • Lot0.76 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
$2,395,000
2109 Anson Drive 
Wilmington, NC 28405
  • Beds4
  • Baths5fb/2hb5-2
  • SqFt6,4776.5k
  • Built2006
  • Lot0.72 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$2,395,000
1124 Harborway Place 
Wilmington, NC 28405
  • Lot Size2.46 Acres
  • $/acre$973,577
  • ZoningR-20
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$2,295,000
400 S Front Street 
Wilmington, NC 28401
  • Beds7
  • Baths6fb/2hb6-2
  • SqFt12,47512.5k
  • Built1825
  • Lot0.81 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$2,295,000
156 Beach Road S 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Lot Size0.55 Acres
  • $/acre$4,172,727
  • ZoningR-20S
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PRICE REDUCED
Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$2,250,000
8055 Masonboro Sound Road 
Wilmington, NC 28409
  • Lot Size10.00 Acres
  • $/acre$225,000
  • ZoningR-15
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Listing Provided By: Keller Williams Realty
$2,250,000
1942 London Lane 
Wilmington, NC 28405
  • Beds4
  • Baths5fb/1hb5-1
  • SqFt6,8816.9k
  • Built2010
  • Lot0.88 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Landmark Sothebys International Realty
$2,250,000
100 S 3rd Street 
Wilmington, NC 28401
  • Beds12
  • Baths12fb/1hb12-1
  • SqFt15,10015.1k
  • Built1905
  • Lot0.33 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Town Country Real Estate
$2,249,000
200 N Front Street R 
Wilmington, NC 28401
  • Beds6
  • Baths3fb/2hb3-2
  • SqFt7,4887.5k
  • Built1903
  • Lot0.17 ac.
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Listing Provided By: BlueCoast Realty Corporation
$2,200,000
108 S 13th Street 
Wilmington, NC 28401
  • Units2
  • $/unit$1,100,000
  • SqFt-
  • Built1920
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Listing Provided By: Keller Williams Realty
$2,199,000
202 Nun Street 
Wilmington, NC 28401
  • Beds10
  • Baths9fb/1hb9-1
  • SqFt8,1928.2k
  • Built1854
  • Lot0.16 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Figure Eight Realty
$2,190,000
419 Beach Road N 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Beds4
  • Baths5fb/1hb5-1
  • SqFt4,9955.0k
  • Built1993
  • Lot0.86 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
$2,150,000
2044 Montrose Lane 
Wilmington, NC 28405
  • Beds4
  • Baths6fb/1hb6-1
  • SqFt6,1206.1k
  • Built1996
  • Lot1.64 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Figure Eight Realty
$2,150,000
315 Beach Road N 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Lot Size0.43 Acres
  • $/acre$5,000,000
  • ZoningR-20S
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Listing Provided By: Landmark Sothebys International Realty
$2,100,000
2209 Masons Point Place 
Wilmington, NC 28405
  • Beds3
  • Baths4fb/1hb4-1
  • SqFt3,0073.0k
  • Built2020
  • Lot0.89 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Network Real Estate
$2,000,000
1508 Salty Bay Landing 
Wilmington, NC 28409
  • Lot Size11.36 Acres
  • $/acre$176,056
  • ZoningR-15
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Listing Provided By: Spot Real Estate LLC
$2,000,000
931 Bala Lane 
Wilmington, NC 28409
  • Beds4
  • Baths2fb2
  • SqFt3,2043.2k
  • Built1975
  • Lot1.67 ac.
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Listing Provided By: Spot Real Estate LLC
$2,000,000
931 Bala Lane 
Wilmington, NC 28409
  • Lot Size1.67 Acres
  • $/acre$1,197,605
  • ZoningR-15
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$2,000,000
2048 Harrison Street 
Wilmington, NC 28401
  • Units3
  • $/unit$666,667
  • SqFt-
  • Built1943
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$1,995,000
257 Beach Road N 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Lot Size0.44 Acres
  • $/acre$4,534,091
  • ZoningR-20
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$1,995,000
265 Beach Road N 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Lot Size0.41 Acres
  • $/acre$4,865,854
  • ZoningR-20S
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Listing Provided By: Intracoastal Realty Corp
$1,995,000
9 Clamdigger Point Road 
Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Lot Size0.63 Acres
  • $/acre$3,166,667
  • ZoningR20S

Weather In Wilmington, NC

The city is located in a humid, subtropical climate region, known for having hot, humid summers. Most winters are mild, with cool temperatures and little to no snowfall. With January temperatures often hovering in the 40s and even 50s, Wilmington offers a welcome contrast to the snow and ice experienced in other areas of the country. Summer heat and humidity makes the mercury rise to temperatures from the upper 80s to lower 90s.

Wilmington Roads and Transit System

Wilmington is served by Interstate 40, along with US Highways 17, 74, 76, 117, 421 and state Routes 132 and 133. They connect the city and outlying area to major urban centers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The Cape Fear Transportation Authority provides local bus service within the city, operating as Wave Transit.

Economic Conditions and Outlook for Wilmington

Wilmington is a growing city – as evidenced by a population increase of more than 46 percent since 2000. Due to the diversity of the local economy, which includes construction, the hospitality industry, health care, professional services, telecommunications equipment, trade and pharmaceuticals, the unemployment rate has been consistently lower than state levels and consistent with federal levels. The major employers in the city include the City of Wilmington; Verizon Wireless; Corning, Inc.; New Hanover Health Network; University of North Carolina (Wilmington); General Electric Nuclear Fuel/Aircraft; Pharmaceutical Products Development Inc.; Cape Fear Community College and New Hanover County Schools.

Wilmington, NC Hospital and Medical Facilities

The New Hanover Regional Medical Center is a teaching hospital and one of 10 trauma centers in North Carolina. Located east of Interstate 40, It is also one of two cardiac centers earning an achievement of excellence award. The Medical Center also features the region’s first Level III NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) and a state-of-the art robotic platform for surgeons called the da Vinci® Surgical System.

Higher Education in Wilmington

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) has been in operation since 1947. It is the only public university in the southeastern part of the state. UNCW is in charge of managing the only underwater ocean laboratory in the country. Known as Aquarius, it is owned by NOAA and is located in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. UNCW offers 55 bachelor’s degree programs, 42 master’s degrees and two doctoral programs. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and has been ranked as one of the Best Public Institutions in the South by U.S. News and World Report. Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) was established in 1958 and its main campus is in downtown Wilmington. The college is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Prospective students can choose from 60 programs leading to a certificate, one-year diploma or a two-year degree. The college offers free programs in job skills, adult literacy and GED preparation, as well as free business counseling and seminars for small business owners and entrepreneurs.

Wilmington Beaches, Rivers and Lakes

There is no shortage of both fresh and ocean water activities in and around Wilmington. Life on the water is very much a part of the culture here and if you and your family enjoy an active lifestyle, you'll find plenty of things to do in Wilmington and the surrounding area. Downtown Wilmington’s Riverwalk is a mile-long boardwalk that was built in the 1980s to give locals and tourists alike a place where they could walk along the Cape Fear River and take in the historical structures as well as the inviting shops and restaurants lining its length. On Saturday mornings in the summer, nearby streets fill up with local vendors offering fresh produce and homemade delicacies at the Wilmington Farmer’s Market. Soak up some beach time at Carolina Beach, Kure Beach or Wrightsville Beach – all less than 30 minutes apart and each with its own festivals, seafood restaurants, family-friendly attractions and watersports opportunities. Try out some deep-sea fishing or immerse yourself in historic interactive adventures at our local Civil War sites. All of our pristine beaches offer year-round options for outdoor activities, fine dining, entertainment and exciting points of interest. Patricia Lake is a popular fishing spot located in the nearby Boiling Springs Lakes area. If your search for waterfront real estate would not be complete without considering a lakefront property, then rest assured that local fishing offers a variety of species waiting to be caught. The types of fish that make their homes here include white bass, bluegill, pickerel, redfin pickerel, carp, eel, crappie and several species of sunfish.

Historical Places of Interest in Wilmington

Tourism is an important part of the city’s economy, both from an employment and revenue aspect, and residents, too, take great interest in the area’s historical features. In addition to the many seaside amenities, the Downtown Historic District is one of the largest listed with the National Register of Historical Places. Visitors can take a step back into history along carefully preserved Victorian Era streets by trolley and horse drawn tours. The Battleship U.S.S. North Carolina is docked at the city’s Riverfront. The public can tour this 45,000-ton World War II warship and see the Admiral’s Cabin, the bridge and combat central. The crew’s quarters, the engine room, the galley, sick bay and the gun turrets are also open to the public. The Cape Fear Museum, established in 1898, is the longest continuously-operating museum of history in the state. It is a family-friendly attraction featuring more than 40,000 exhibits. Visitors can also cruise the Cape Fear River aboard the Henrietta III, an historically accurate riverboat that offers narrated sightseeing tours, lunch and dinner cruises and romantic moonlight trips.
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