Ranch style homes for sale Wilmington NC

This is a summary of ranch homes for sale in Wilmington NC. Ranch homes are those considered to be 1 level living and are more popular than ever with baby boomer retirement wave.  Most new homes built now are 1 level or 1 story homes due to the demand at least in Brunswick County and New Hanover county were boomers are retiring big time. So why would someone specifically look for a ranch home?  What are the pros thereof?

  1. no stairs is #1.  For long term homes at retirement it's a good play to not have to worry about bad knees and stairs over the next 20 years.  
  2. not too big
  3. good flow from indoor to outdoor
  4. can be easier to add to (additions)
  5. easier to add skylights
  6. adaptability -- you can give it a new skin like white board batten siding per this photo at Houzz -- a contemporary ranch
  7. you can paint the brick and totally change the look

contemporary ranch home example from houzz ranch style home wilmington nc

wilmington 1 story homes ranch style July 24, 2024
192
Listed
65
Avg. DOM
$301.78
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$423,845
Med. List Price
192 Properties
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$699,000
Neighborhood: Bayshore Estates
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,597
Sq.Ft.
1964
Year Built
2
Days on Site
100457228
MLS
Coming Soon
408 S 19th St Wilmington,  NC 28403
$349,000
Neighborhood: Carolina Place West
3
Beds
1
Baths
968
Sq.Ft.
1928
Year Built
2
Days on Site
100457232
MLS
$315,000
Neighborhood: Danbury Forest Northchase
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,067
Sq.Ft.
1994
Year Built
2
Days on Site
100457257
MLS
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,512
Sq.Ft.
1991
Year Built
3
Days on Site
100457012
MLS
Open 7/27
9203 Gimme Ct Wilmington,  NC 28412
$449,900
Neighborhood: Cypress Island
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,014
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
3
Days on Site
100456953
MLS
$434,900
Neighborhood: The Cape
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,129
Sq.Ft.
1991
Year Built
3
Days on Site
100457059
MLS
$380,000
Neighborhood: Eagles Nest
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,270
Sq.Ft.
1981
Year Built
3
Days on Site
100457094
MLS
$735,000
Neighborhood: Porters Neck Plantation
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,900
Sq.Ft.
1995
Year Built
3
Days on Site
100457099
MLS
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,263
Sq.Ft.
1935
Year Built
5
Days on Site
100456829
MLS
$525,000
Neighborhood: Green Meadows
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,644
Sq.Ft.
1960
Year Built
5
Days on Site
100456845
MLS
Open 7/27
448 Jacob Mott Dr Wilmington,  NC 28412
$777,000
Neighborhood: Village At Motts Landing
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,815
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
6
Days on Site
100456574
MLS
Open 7/27
1102 Avenshire Circle Wilmington,  NC 28412
$475,000
Neighborhood: Avenshire
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,778
Sq.Ft.
1997
Year Built
6
Days on Site
100456599
MLS
$409,500
Neighborhood: West Bay Estates
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,820
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
6
Days on Site
100456654
MLS
Coming Soon
304 S 18th St Wilmington,  NC 28403
$459,000
Neighborhood: Ardmore
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,604
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
6
Days on Site
100456733
MLS
$365,000
Neighborhood: Fox Run Farms
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,216
Sq.Ft.
1994
Year Built
6
Days on Site
100456764
MLS
$329,000
Neighborhood: Northchase
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,325
Sq.Ft.
1994
Year Built
6
Days on Site
100456771
MLS
$1,200,000
Neighborhood: Landfall
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,867
Sq.Ft.
1989
Year Built
7
Days on Site
100456380
MLS
$599,900
Neighborhood: Porters Neck Plantation
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,132
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
7
Days on Site
100456382
MLS
$489,000
Neighborhood: Greenview Ranches
2
Beds
1
Baths
838
Sq.Ft.
1973
Year Built
7
Days on Site
100456398
MLS
$875,000
Neighborhood: Waterstone
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,766
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
7
Days on Site
100456467
MLS
$319,000
Neighborhood: Jacobs Ridge
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,210
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
8
Days on Site
100456199
MLS
Open 7/28
116 Claytor Lake Ct Wilmington,  NC 28401
$539,900
Neighborhood: Hanover Lakes
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,960
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
8
Days on Site
100454895
MLS
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,512
Sq.Ft.
1989
Year Built
9
Days on Site
100455948
MLS
$450,000
Neighborhood: The Cape
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,922
Sq.Ft.
1996
Year Built
9
Days on Site
100455981
MLS
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,460
Sq.Ft.
1999
Year Built
9
Days on Site
100456019
MLS
$610,000
Neighborhood: Fortune Place At Johnson Farms
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,708
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
9
Days on Site
100456077
MLS
$399,000
Neighborhood: Carriage Hills
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,326
Sq.Ft.
1994
Year Built
10
Days on Site
100455718
MLS
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,523
Sq.Ft.
1921
Year Built
10
Days on Site
100455724
MLS
$312,000
Neighborhood: Colonial Village
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,214
Sq.Ft.
1953
Year Built
10
Days on Site
100455792
MLS
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,608
Sq.Ft.
1990
Year Built
12
Days on Site
100455595
MLS
$459,900
Neighborhood: Newbury Woods
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,008
Sq.Ft.
1997
Year Built
13
Days on Site
100455339
MLS
$489,000
Neighborhood: Shell Road Village
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,602
Sq.Ft.
1994
Year Built
13
Days on Site
100455496
MLS