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Forest Hills Homes for Sale & Neighborhood Information

Forest Hills is a beautiful, older community with well-maintained houses, tree-lined streets and a variety of architectural styles and designs. Unlike many of the "cookie-cutter" developments that have popped up over the last five to ten years, Fores Hills maintains unique characteristics in its homes. From mature landscaping to large lots, Forest Hills is perfect for an individual or family looking for a well-developed neighborhood that is close to Downtown Wilmington, Market Street, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Independence Mall, Screen Gems Studios and the Wilmington International Airport.

Why Consider Living in Forest Hills

  • Located just several miles from Historic Downtown Wilmington and the Cape Fear River
  • Easily one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Wilmington
  • Diverse housing opportunities. Architecture ranges from small brick ranches to large colonial mansions on multiple acre lots.
  • Walkability - many areas in Forest Hills have sidewalks. You will see many people running, walking, and biking the neighborhood.
  • Pocket parks. There are multiple parks located in the neighborhood.
  • Close to the Wilmington YMCA and O2 Fitness.
  • Near Downtown and Midtown restaurants and shopping outlets.
  • Wilmington's Cross City Trail borders parts of Forest Hills.

Begin your search for homes in the lovely neighborhood of Forest Hills by browsing our listings below.

Looking for a smaller or less expensive home close to Forest Hills? If so you might want to check out homes for sale in Carolina Place.

Recently Listed Homes for Sale in Forest Hills

4 Beds 3 Baths 100329237 MLS
Character and charm can be found in this 1930's, solid brick colonial home located in Forest Hills, one of Wilmington's most sought after neighborhoods. This distinctive residence has over 4000 square feet, nine foot ceilings, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and multi-use living spaces throughout. The layout of the home provides three levels and a full basement which includes a recreation room, storage, and a spacious one bedroom apt with it's own living room, kitchenette, full bath and private entrance. The third floor of the house has been used as a bedroom in the past but has many possibilities. Hardwood floors embrace every room of the house and lead you through generously sized rooms enhanced by lots of natural light. Original features of the house include French doors, beautiful dental moulding in the formal areas, wall sconces, a fireplace flanked with built in cabinets, and more. The kitchen has an eat-in- breakfast area, a butler's pantry and a pass through window to the bright and sunny sunroom. From the kitchen, you have easy access to the covered veranda for dining al fresco or to the back deck which overlooks the lush .61 acre homesite. There is plenty of space for outdoor entertaining, play or gardening and if you like to be creative, there is a workshop which can found on the back side of the house as well. There is so much more to share about this special property. We welcome you to come visit This is your opportunity to own a centrally located property in Wilmington just a few miles from Wrightsville Beach, Historic District Riverfront, shopping, restaurants, parks, schools, entertainment and so much more. This is a wonderful place to call home.

2512 Market Street, Wilmington

Listing courtesy of Sky's The Limit Realty.

4 Beds 5 Baths 100310778 MLS
Welcome to 819 Forest Hills Drive, a stately southern home with a circular driveway, lined with trees dripping with spanish moss. With over 5,200 square feet and 2.23 acres, this home, which was custom built in 1950, is perfectly preserved on the outside, with a complete modern renovation inside including an updated floor plan that fits the needs of today's buyers. Inside you are greeted by a grand circular staircase, which opens to a spacious living room with the original dental molding and a large fireplace. The dining room has floor to ceiling windows and doors that open onto the private and professionally landscaped back lawn with a gorgeous pool. The kitchen is a dream; from the design to the high-end appliances and the mega pantry, which is connected to the laundry room. Off the kitchen is a powder room, cozy den and a second room, which is currently used as a home office. Downstairs, on the first level is a flex room/media room, ample storage space and a two bay garage that fits three cars. A whole house generator is a bonus feature. Upstairs is 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths. This includes the owner's suite, along with three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The owner's suite includes a bathroom with a walk-in shower, soaking tub, two closets (one that is 22 feet long), as well as a large, private bedroom with built-ins. This large lot in the heart of Wilmington is exceptional, with the centerpiece being the 20x30 heated pool with fountains and travertine tile surround. There is even a full bathroom, accessible from the yard that was designed for pool days and guests. In addition, there is a large deck, patio fire pit, large gardening area and lush landscaping. This one of a kind, turnkey property is located in the Forest Hills neighborhood in midtown Wilmington, within minutes to historic downtown and Wrightsville Beach.

819 Forest Hills Drive, Wilmington

Listing courtesy of Intracoastal Realty Corp..

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