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Rental Property Listing Policy

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of Wake Forest University provides a free listing of available rental property in the local area as a service to its students. Only rental property or roommate information may be listed, we will not list any property that is for sale.

The Graduate School offers this service without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sexual preference, creed, or national origin.


Both the advertiser and interested viewers should read the following guidelines before proceeding — Descriptions of the property should be brief and include contact information. Ads will be removed after 3 months unless otherwise requested. The Graduate School is not responsible for misrepresentations of the property by the listing individual. False representations will result in the removal of the ad and barring of future listings.

All communication regarding the listing is done directly by the individuals involved. The Graduate School does not screen the parties involved, nor does it accept any liability. All parties involved should take normal and customary precautions to safeguard their well-being and property. Due to the many fraudulent internet scams, it is recommended that both parties involved in renting property be vigilant in their transactions. Various scams have been discovered such as this one posted on the internet.

PLEASE NOTE: The following listings are for rental property in the Winston-Salem area. As a matter of good practice, it is always recommended to obtain rental insurance to safe guard your belonging within the rental property. Many homeowners and reality companies only insure the structure, not the tenant's personal property. Most insurance companies offer low cost rental insurance and may offer discounts for car/home coverage.

TO POST a listing contact bggrad@wakehealth.edu. To make inquiries into any of the following rentals please contact the lister directly.

Wake Forest Properties (Owned and operated by Wake Forest University) - The Office of Wake Forest Properties offers services and rental properties supporting the mission, vision and values of Wake Forest University, which serves as a community amongst many communities. We strive to ensure high quality rental properties, responsive customer service and professionalism while maintaining the long-term integrity of Wake Forest University in both academia and real estate." Contact Information: email: jordanha@wfu.edu , phone: 336.758.7161.
Condo for Rent:
Deacon Ridge Condominium Top Floor Front unit - $725month - Available immediately. FURNISHED-JUST BRING YOUR OWN BED. Bright and spacious, 2 bed, 2 bath, vaulted ceiling in living room with gas-log fireplace, neutral paint and carpet, Custom 2 inch blinds on all windows, ceiling fans in all rooms, central air. Furnished living/dining area, all kitchen appliances and full size washer/dryer. Rent includes water, sewer and trash pick-up, parking. Secured building entry with video monitor. Walk or use the convenient free Shuttle service to Wake Forest University. Contact Trish for more information: 401-365-8355, Trishperfetto@gmail.com. (Listed 2/09/16)
Room for Rent:
There is a single bedroom and full bathroom for rent near Hanes Mall. You'd be sharing a house with 2 other young professionals and a very friendly cat. One of our housemates just took a new job and had to move across the state. We split the utilities three ways and rent is $550 a month which includes a monthly visit from the cleaning lady. Shared spaces are 2 living rooms (one with TV one without), kitchen/dining, and laundry. Oh and we have a treehouse and swing set! We are pretty busy so we aren't around during the day very much but love to share the occasional glass of wine or batch of cookies.  No smoking please. Please contact Ginny if you are interested in learning more or seeing the house ginnyhinson@gmail.com. (Listed 2/9/16)
Rooms for Rent:
4 Rooms in house. $375/month + utilities. Only $250 deposit. Located on Yadkinville Road, connects to Reynolda Road. Fully furnished, cleaning service, 2 full-size refrigerators, new appliances, full laundry free in house, huge kitchen with all small appliances, plates, pots/pans, and more provided, personal cabinet and pantry space. Free driving lessons with rental contract. Subsidized vehicle rental plans. Grocery walkable or 1 minute by car. Extremely quiet neighborhood. Code locks, so no need for keys. Outfitted for rental (exterior grade locks on every bedroom, etc). Landlords are an American staff member at Wake Forest married to Mandarin (Chinese) professor. Communication can be handled in Mandarin or English. All graduate students and Wake Forest professionals welcome. Please contact pruitttr@wfu.edu for more pictures and with any questions.(Listed 2/9/16)
Roommate Wanted:
I’m a young female professional and student looking to find another younger female to find a place with. I am clean, a nonsmoker without any pets. I’m looking for a safe and nice apartment/house (preferred private bathroom). If you’re interested, please contact me at theresanguyen2017@gmail.com (Theresa). (Listed 2/3/16)
House for Rent:
4 bedroom/2 bath home in Winston Salem off of Somerset Drive. The tenant can choose from the basement bedroom which has an adjoining living space, or an upstairs bedroom where their private bathroom would be. I am a single, professional female but do not have a preference as to what gender moves in. I do have a dog and a cat, so friendly animals are welcome. The rent is $400.00/month plus split utilities. There is no pet fee. I have a fully stocked kitchen and fenced in back yard. There is ample space for parking. Washer and dryer are also included. There is a security system installed in the house as well as security cameras. If interested, please email allisontrottier@gmail.com. (Listed 2/1/16)
Roommate Wanted:
I am a graduate MSA student at Wake Forest University looking for a roommate to live with me at the Robinhood Court Apartments and Villas. I currently live in a 2 bedroom & 2 bathroom fully furnished spacious apartment. There's a fireplace, hammocks, tennis court, volleyball court, W&D, private patio space, and a swimming pool. It's an extremely safe community. Please reach out to me if you're interested and would love to talk more at bercyte@gmail.com. (Listed 2/1/16)
Housemate Wanted:
3BR/1BA beautiful house in Ardmore--roommate needed. Rent is $600/month + utilities. I am a twenty something female, young professional looking for a graduate student roommate or another young professional. I have lived in the house for several years & it's a great house--but I can't afford it on my own! Hardwood floors, brand new flat screen tv (I have Netflix and Hulu to share), in house W&D, storage spaces, fully furnished with the exception of the bedroom for rent. We could share the third bedroom as a study/workout room/etc. Unfortunately, landlords do not allow animals. Just around the corner from Baptist hospital and a great location to get downtown, on a side street off Hawthorne. Lease negotiable. SAFE area and clean and respectful roommate. Please email Callie--serious inquiries only: FleeceC@gmail.com. (Listed 2/1/16)
Apartment for Rent:
Apartment for rent in lower level of single family home. Located in Ardmore and within walking distance of Baptist Hospital. Offers a spacious bedroom, kitchen, living space & full bathroom. Furnished (if desired) & includes off street parking, private entrance, storage space, and access to W/D (on same floor). Considerate couple resides in private apartment in the upper level of home. Available June 16th, 2016.  Rent is $525/mo. + electricity (rent includes water). If interested, please email Amanda at amandablackwell422@gmail.com. (Listed 1/29/16)
Condo for Rent:
2 bedroom 2 bath 1,200 sq ft condo at Aspen Park ready for immediate occupancy. Open floor plan with vaulted ceilings. Full-time maintenance. Renovated 2016. Rent includes water bill. 6 month or 1 year leases starting at $650 per month. Contact John Shipley at 336-416-6384 or jashiple@gmail.com. (Listed 1/13/16)
House for Rent:
3907 Silver Chalice Dr., Winston Salem NC 27101. 3 Large bedrooms, 1 den, 2.5 bathrooms. Very nice home with a fabulous must see back patio with a stone and brick out door fire place/grill/cook pit. Located in a great neighborhood. Big back yard with a swing set and slide. Circle drive way trees on property provide perfect afternoon shade. All upgraded appliances. Stainless steel double door refrigerator, stainless steel microwave and stove. Dishwasher. laundry room. Hard wood floor in living room, carpet in all rooms and den, ceramic tile in kitchen and marble in laundry room. Contact Vivette Pouncey (336) 624-1741 if interested. (Listed 1/7/16)
Roommate(s) Wanted:
Looking to fill one to two bedrooms in house located in West End (First Street & Sunset Avenue). House is a 2 minute walked to both Burke Street and Quiet Pint. House is newly renovated with all hardwood floors, newer appliances, large porch, fully furnished living space, granite countertops. Rent is $400/mo +utilities. Included in rent: parking, washer, dryer, Internet. I'm a 24 year old male, recent UNC Chapel Hill graduate. I have a dog, so you must like dogs! If you have two people looking to rent, I'll cut the rent to $350/month for the two rooms. Contact jakehorvat@outlook.com for more information! (Listed 1/4/16)
Female Roommate Wanted:
I’m a young female professional and student looking to find another younger female to find a place with. I’m specifically wanting to find an apartment/house together and not move into someone’s already occupied home. I’m looking for something safe and affordable by the end of January. If you’re interested, please contact valbitterman@gmail.com. (Listed 1/4/16)
Roommate Wanted:
Looking for a roommate to take over departing graduate student's space. 5 mo. lease with option to renew in June. Space is two private rooms and private bathroom on the second floor. Shared living room and kitchen spaces. W/D connections. I have a cat, so must be cat friendly, no dogs permitted by landlord, but additional cats allowed. Kitchen is fully furnished. Must be clean, responsible, no smoking or partying. Rent is 400$ a month plus half of the utilities (which usually comes to around $525 total). Available January 22nd. Contact catchall249@gmail.com if interested. (Listed 12/27/15)
Roommate Wanted:
Looking for 3rd roommate to share a home in the Ardmore neighborhood of Winston-Salem. Rent is $399 per month and split utilities 3 ways. 3Bed 1Bath home. Currently two male roommates on lease. Garage, No Pets, Fenced in Backyard with Patio. Includes Dishwasher/Microwave/Refrigerator. House has been completely renovated with new flooring, fresh painted walls, new countertops, sinks, beautiful cabinets and appliances. 5 minutes from downtown. Walking distance to Wake Forest Medical and 1st street bars. Very convenient location for grocery and local shopping centers. 4 minutes to Hanes Mall. Current roommates are requesting absolutely no illegal drugs. Minimum of 1 year lease required. (Individual Leasing). Contact Quin Peeler: 336-687-5467, text/call QuintenPeeler@gmail.com. (Listed 12/17/15)
Condo for Rent:
Top floor (furnished or unfurnished) 3 bedroom condo for rent near Wake Forest University. Laundry room with washer/dryer and all kitchen appliances furnished. Spacious living/dining area with porch overlooking quiet, wooded area. 2 " blinds on all windows with front and back entrance. Rent is $850.00/per month. Call 336-761-8799 if interested. (Listed 12/16/15)
Room For Rent:
Room for rent with private bath available for school year only, not summer break, in the Sherwood Station apartment complex, 3501 Beacon Hill Road, Winston-Salem. Includes utilities and wireless internet, use of kitchen.  Must be clean, responsible, no smoking or partying. Must provide references and proof of income. I have 3 cats, so you must be a cat lover. The rent is $400.00 a month. Available approx. January 5, 2016.  If you are interested please contact me via email at psaras1958@hotmail.com. (Listed 12/14/15)
Room for Rent:
Room available December 18th in a great house in Ardmore (walking distance to Wake Forest Medical School/ Baptist Hospital, Trader Joe's, and Miller Park!). The home is a fully furnished three bedroom/two bath with a large yard, back patio, and basement as well as a dish washer and W/D; parking is available in driveway. The other roommates are two female professionals in their mid-twenties and one well behaved dog. Rent is $400/month and utilities are split three ways. The bedroom occupies the entire second floor of the house. There is a large closet plus storage annex and a stair landing large enough to accommodate a desk or small sitting area. The bathroom is shared with one very considerate female roommate. The current occupant is moving cross country, and can leave the room furnished or unfurnished. (Full sized bed, desk, bookshelves pictured available). This is a great spot for a student or young professional looking for comfort, quiet, and convenience! Contact Lisa at: lisajn21@gmail.com. (Listed 12/10/15)
House for Rent:
Hidden Creek, Forsyth County & Davidson County Line. Spacious one-car garage and a large backyard with privacy fence! Rent is $1200/Month. 3 Bedrooms/ 2 Full Baths. Size: 1250 sq ft. Washer/Dryer included. Close to Hwy 52, I-40 and Walmart Supercenter. Ready to move in!! Contact: Jamie (919.259.1834), oneway2china@rocketmail.com. (Listed 12/7/15)
Roommate Wanted:
Looking for someone to take over the remainder of my lease until 5/31/2016 (beginning at any time). Place is furnished with bed, two dressers, desk and chair, full sized bed, a nicely sized closet, kitchen appliances, and washer and dryer. Parking available in driveway. Rent is $550/month with all utilities included (besides internet which is split to cost $12 per person). Located on Brookwood Drive which is about a 5 minute walk to Wake Forest's campus, 10 minutes from Baptist, and 10 minutes from downtown. Roommates are 3 other graduate students attending Wake Forest. If interested please contact me at saunbm15@wfu.edu or 262-352-3437. (Listed 12/7/15)
Room Sublease:
I am looking to sublease my room in Deacon Station. It is furnished, and basic utilities are covered. The Deacon Station provides a pool, a gym, and study spaces. It houses four people. My room has an attached bathroom. The Rent is $825/month. I am willing to lower it to $625/month by supplying the rest. The website for the housing is here: http://www.deaconstation.com. Please contact me if you are interested: samuelpiermao@gmail.com. (Listed 12/7/15)
Condo for Rent:
2 bedroom 2 bath condo for rent near Wake Forest University. 3 Floor condo with cathedral ceilings in the living room, hard wood floors throughout and carpet in bedrooms. Master suite with walk in closest and bathroom, stand up shower in master and tub shower in guest bathroom, back porch with privacy, ceiling fans in all rooms, open floor plan, all kitchen appliances, washer and dryer, gas fireplace in living room. Possibility of small pets if discussed and fee. If interested please contact Melissa Sexton at melissa.sexton32@gmail.com. (Listed 12/2/15)
House for Rent:
182 Idlewilde Drive – 3B/2B w/den, Charming home on over an acre lot. Includes Hardwood floors, arched doorways, Den w/ vaulted ceiling and brick floor, Kitchen w/ SS appliances, Breakfast nook & large pantry. Upper level master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, updated bath and separate sitting area. Large back deck off of den, fenced yard on a quiet street. Fresh paint throughout & new carpet! This home is currently for sale and comes with a requirement that if the home goes under contract, occupants will need to move out within 60 days (http://www.zillow.com/homes/182-Idlewilde-Dr-Winston-Salem-NC-27106_rb/). $1200/mo OBO. For more information call 303-949-2332 or email annacooley12@gmail.com. (Listed 12/2/15)
House for Rent:
$1850/month for this 4.5 ba- 3500ft² - home in Buena Vista neighborhood and gate way to downtown! Available now. This house is great for a group of people that want to live together but want their own space. Three separate apartments in one house. Up stairs 2BR/2.5BA. Living room, kitchen. Downstairs two stand alone one bedroom apartments each with bedroom, living room, bat and kitchen. Each unit has own outside entrance and all three units can be accessed internally if you want to visit each other. Grounds maintained by attentive landlord. Contact: Jerry Greco at 336-816-1868 or massimo454@cs.com. (Listed 11/17/15)
House for Rent:
Updated and in move in condition, this 3 bedroom 2 bathroom mid-century modern ranch rests on a .33 acre lot located in Sherwood Forest. Lovely hardwood and tile floors throughout. Two fireplaces inside and one outside. The backyard includes a garden area, patios on three sides, mature trees for maximum shade in the summer, and a fully enclosed 6 foot shadowbox fence for maximum privacy and security. The dining and living areas have a very open feel with natural light throughout. The kitchen features granite, painted wood cabinetry and is equipped with a 4 burner gas stove with exhaust fan. Kitchen includes tile floors and a new stainless steel refrigerator along with a full size dishwasher. The home has a second full bathroom and basement laundry with washer and dryer included. All 3 bedrooms contain hardwood floors and ceiling fans. Master addition (2005) 17x20 has french door that lead to a third patio. The hallway gives access to a linen closet as well as pulldown stairs to attic. The property also has ample room for extra storage in the 1900 sq ft. unfinished basement. Relax and stay on a property boasting the largest Magnolia tree in Winston-Salem. Available for immediate 6 month + lease to highly qualified candidates. Rent is $1850/month http://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/61717890_zpid/36.11938,-80.338236,36.116786,-80.341591_rect/18_zm/. CONTACT: Jeff at 336-414-2948, kleindzin@hotmail.com. (Listed 11/17/15)
House for Rent:
Less than 10 minutes to WFUBMC and WFU. 410 Ridgehaven Dr. Quiet cluster home neighborhood off Peace Haven Road with quick access to HWY 421. 1600+ sq.ft. Spacious Rooms. 2 Bedrooms, Office, Living Room, and Eat-in Kitchen. Laundry room and attached garage. Updated with new interior paint, counter tops, flooring, lighting and stainless steel appliances! Gas Heat/central a/c.  Neighborhood pool and walking path. Yard maintenance included. Covered Deck. $1295/month. If interested contact donnapoe@aol.com or 336-971-3092; Available immediately. http://www.tourfactory.com/1452661. (Listed 11/17/15)
Apartment Sublease:
I lived in Teakwood Court in a one bedroom apartment. I will be moving at the end of the month and I am looking for someone to sublease my apartment. Ideal for a medical, graduate or other professional student. Rent is $370 per month if you are a student, otherwise the rent is $395 per month. Close to two shopping centers and public library. Transportation is convenient. Please call me if you are interested. Contact: 334-350-7394. (Listed 11/12/15)
House for Rent:
571 Clyde Dr., Winston Salem, NC 27104. This is a two bedroom/one bath home with 1280 square feet. This house has den or sun room, heat pump, forced warm air, screened porch and a huge fenced backyard with 0.45 acre. The house located at a very nice and safe area and it is very convenience to everywhere.  It is less than 1 mile to Highway 421 Peacehaven exit and less than 3 miles to Hanes Mall and less than 5 miles from WFU campus.  The house is available early December for $830 per month+ utilities and deposit required. Small dog only, no cats. Please no smoking. Additional photos available upon request. Please text/call Dr. Xu at 937-823-5088 or xuji@wssu.edu if interested. If no answer, please leave a message and your call will be returned. (Listed 11/10/15)
Female Roommate Wanted:
Looking for a female young professional or grad/med student to take over my room in a 2 bedroom/2.5 bath townhome in Winston. The place is very nice, small community with pool access in the summer. The townhouse has 2 bedrooms each with their own bathroom upstairs and half bath with kitchen/living room/dining downstairs. My roommate is a very sweet young professional, working in the school system. Its located near Hanes Mall Blvd and Stratford Road, only about 5 minutes from Forsyth Hospital, 10 minutes to Baptist Hospital and 15 minutes to Wake Forest University. Room is available now, with flexible move in days. Rent is $412.50/mo plus utilities split two ways (~$90-$110 each). Please contact Karen at kam202202@gmail.com if interested. (Listed 11/2/15)
Roommate Wanted:
$550/mo for 6/mo lease OR $650/mo for month to month! I am a young professional renting out a nicely furnished room to female or male. Only 10 minutes to hospitals, this house is 3br 2.5ba with large private deck, new hot tub, and Cul-de-sac lot. Full use of house including fast WIFI, apple tv2, HBO GO, Netflix, etc. New hardwood floors; although I do not have pets, a small dog would probably be ok:) Contact 336-624-3272 for more pics or to swing by for a viewing. (Listed 11/2/15)

University Resources:

  • Reynolda Campus - supplies a list of available housing and potential roommates. Contact the Reynolda Campus Office of Residential Life and Housing at 336-758-7777 for a copy of the list, or visit them online.
  • School of Medicine Online Housing List - shows apartment and house rentals, roommates wanted, etc. (Supported by the WFU School of Medicine.)
  • Wake Forest Properties - Our goal is to provide graduate, and international students with attractive, affordable living environments. (Owned and operated by Wake Forest University)

Community Resources:

  • ABODO.com - Our site specializes in helping students find the perfect place to live. Our map based search lists up-to-date rentals in a intuitive interface. Students can narrow their search with their price range, desired neighborhood, number of rooms, and more.
  • Apartment Guide - an online list of apartments.
  • ApartmentList.com - this site offers the world's first apartment-matching engine. Each city on the website is broken down into neighborhoods, highlighting pricing, noise level, nearby attractions, restaurants, shopping, etc.
  • AutNo.com - (Winston-Salem, NC rental page: http://www.autno.com/rentals/nc/winston_salem/) AutNo is the first apartment search engine designed for commuters and people without cars. It is also perfect for students looking to live off-campus who do not have their own car. Finding the right apartment can be difficult when you rely on public transportation. AutNo makes it easy by integrating routes and schedules from thousands of subway, bus, and rail lines.
  • CampusCribz - offers the tools to search for a place to live, look for roommates, schedule appointments, set up alerts to see when a house or apartment matching search criteria, and much more. All listings are verified by the landlord or property manager.
  • Hotpads - A map-based rental search engine.
  • Home Real Estate Company - local rental property listings.
  • Houserentals.com - Search houses and apartments for rent in Winston-Salem.
  • Houses for Rent.ws - On-line student housing and resources.
  • Hunt.com - On-line zipcode based apartment search engine.
  • MyApartmentMap, LLC - Plots all U.S. universities and colleges on an interactive map allowing students to easily find housing near campus. Will show nearby grocery stores, public transportation, and other amenities.
  • MyCheapApartments - specialized in nationwide, affordable apartment listings on free website.
  • North American Van Lines - Moving tips (click here) | Preparing your vehicle for relocation (click here).
  • Off-Campus Student Housing Guide - sponsored by JustRentToOwn.
  • PadMapper - this site provides a powerful filter to ad in housing searches across the country.
  • Rent.com - offers a wide variety of listings utilizing HD photos and videos, and certified 'Ratings and Reviews' for a closer look at properties using advanced search filters; with an opportunity to earn a $100 Visa Reward Card when you find a rental using our service. Click here for a direct link to the Winston-Salem area.
  • Rentfast - An on-line apartment locating service.
  • The Housing Block - Browse for available apartments and homes for rent in your targets area.
  • The Realty Medics - this link provides tips for college students looking for a place to live.
  • Trulia - rental search engine on a local/national level. We offer schools housing/neighborhood information and community insights so students can view rental prices, crime statistics, amenities (local cafes, restaurants, grocery stores, etc.), market trends, and more --all in one spot.
  • Zillow - dedicated to providing transparency in the housing market by empowering consumers with the tools and data to make informed decisions.
  • Zumper - Free map-based search for home & apartment rentals, with real-time updates. Also available on iOS & Android.

U.S. Postal Service's Movers Guide

  • Movers Guide - the official US Postal Service's on-line change of address form.