Apartment Rental Guide Wilmington

In Wilmington, the big complexes are masters of property marketing and have invested tons of money to be at the top of Google. Complexes in Wilmington are notorious for looking good online and being a dump in real life. Here is a brief review of rental complexes near UNCW based on price, location, and amenities offered (along with an un-doctored photo of each!):


The Good, with good-value


34 North ($813 – 2bed)

Good location to campus

Safest area award.

Nice amenities

Pet’s allowed: $250 one-time/plus $20 pet rent).


Quad ($1000-3bed) –

Managed by same company as 34 North.

GREAT Location.

Pet’s Allowed: $200 admin fee. $60 application fee. $250 dog/cat fee.


Progress 910 ($735 – 2bed)

Decent location.

Good price.

Great amenities.

Known by locals as “the place” to party


Colonial Parke (650 – 2bed) 

Good price

OK location.

Decent amenities.


Quail Forest ($875 – 3bed) 

Great price.

Good location!

Pet allowed: $40 application fee + $300 dog/cat deposit

Overall, Best Value Award


The Good, but over-priced


Hawthorne Commons ($970 – 2bed) 

Great location

Pets allowed: $200 admin fee, $50 application, $250 cat/dog fee

Pictures were a bit deceiving on Google


Hawthorne at New Centre ($990 – 2bed) 

Decent location

Nice amenities

Very nice dog park.

$170 admin fee, $45 application fee

Pet’s allowed: $250 Cat/dog fee

Somewhat ghetto


Cypress Pointe ($1000 – 2bed) –

Excellent location.


Feels like living on a golf course

Admin fee $200, $60 application fee

Pet’s allowed


Mill Creek ($1,500 – 3bed) –

OK location

Not as many amenities as lower-priced locations

Pet’s Allowed: $20 pet rent, $250 fee


Reserve at Forest Hills (1,250 – 3bed) –

OK location

Bit over-priced.

Nice amentities

$305 admin fee, $205 application fee


Camden Forest ($710 – 2bed)

OK location

Decent Price


Durango Place ($1000 – 3bed)


Decent location

Pet allowed: $300 dog cat fee

No value for price.


Avalon ($1,309 – 3bed)

Award for most over-priced!

Far from campus. Nice pool, but that’s it.

Very deceiving pictures on Google


Clear Run ($1,450 – 3bed)

Good location, but over-priced.

No amenities.

$60 application fee

Pet’s Allowed: $20 cat rent, $20 dog rent + $250 dog/cat fee


LightHouse($675 – 1bed) 

Good location

Pet’s allowed, but no mention of price.


The Bad, but low-priced


The Glen($810 – 3bed) –


Good price.

$150 admin fee + $45 application fee

Pet’s allowed: $200 fee + $15 rent.


Campus Edge($~550 – 1bed) –

Great location, but ghetto.

Managed by individual investors, so a bad landlord is a risk.


Pinewood ($680 – 2bed) 

Kinda ghetto.

Good price.


Hanover Landing ($878-3bed) –

OK location

Pets allowed: $250 one-time + $60 application fee/ plus $20 pet rent)

Pretty ghetto.

VERY decieving pictures on Google

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