Top 9 Townhomes For Rent In Durham, North Carolina - Updated 2024

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Elisabeth 
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Durham is a city found in Durham County in North Carolina. This was where the tobacco industry flourished in the 1900s, and where the prestigious Duke University is located, known for being the center of Durham’s culture. Durham has plenty of attractions, too, whether these are historical sites, museums, or parks. If you’re interested in learning about the past, visit Duke Homestead State Historic Site, Bennett Place State Historic Site, or Tobacco Museum. For recreational activities, visit Eno River State Park or Falls Lake State Recreation Area. Whether you’re coming to Durham for business or leisure, there are townhouses all around to make you feel at home. Scroll down below for the top townhomes for rent in Durham, North Carolina.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 07, 2024.

1. Charming townhouse near the historic American Tobacco trail (from USD 115)

Found in Sun Ridge Pointe Subdivision, this charming townhouse was built right beside the railroad for the American Tobacco Company, now known as the historic American Tobacco Trail, perfect for strolling at dusk or dawn.

This townhouse has three bedrooms (each with a TV), two bathrooms, a living room with two sofas, an electric fireplace, and a fully equipped kitchen. There’s a patio, where you can have a cup of coffee in the morning or sip on cocktails in the evening. Free WiFi is also available in the townhouse.

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2.83 km (1.8 mi) from Sarah P. Duke Gardens
7 reviews  
townhome 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
great clean and wonderfully designed place
the condo was clean and decorated nicely
the house was clean and comfortable
the property itself is very clean and well appointed
Host:
the owner was thoughtful and helpful
great property great owner great experience
Location:
this wasn't a problem afterward and nighttime was quiet
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2. Elegant townhouse near downtown Durham (from USD 79)

Found near downtown Durham in a residential neighborhood, this elegant townhouse was constructed in 1918; it was renovated to maintain its old charm while combining modern elegance with a bright and light ambiance. It has three bedrooms, which can accommodate up to six guests. Plus, there'a full kitchen with Brita water filter, and a living room with a smart TV.

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
5.09 km (3.2 mi) from Sarah P. Duke Gardens
250 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi there worked good and was nice to have
comfy beds and good household amenities
there's a washer and dryer which is so helpful and each bedroom has it's own bathroom
we especially appreciated that the kitchen had enough pots pans cutting boards sharp knives etc
the kitchen has alot of space and the area was pretty quiet
Cleanliness:
really clean very roomy
it was spotlessly clean and inviting
it was super clean and spacious
it is very clean and comfortable
quaint and clean for a weekend getaway
Host:
host responded real fast with great service
we had an issue but the host was very quick to resolve it
very nice space with gracious and helpful hosts
the hosts took extra special care to ensure we were taken care of
a nice place to stay and annie was very responsive
Location:
great location & priced perfectly
nice stylish place very close to downtown
great location in durham we were so close to everything that we wanted to do
excellent space and convenient location
it is in a great location to get to downtown durham
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3. Bird's Nest

Bird’s Nest is a two-story townhouse with three bedrooms, and can sleep up to six guests. On its ground floor is a master bedroom, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, and a living room with a sofa, a TV, and a fireplace. Upstairs, there are two bedrooms. This townhouse is dog-friendly and allows your furry friends to stay an extra cost of 100 USD. It also has a backyard, and free WiFi.

Stayed at this property?
Durham, North Carolina, United States
6.56 km (4.1 mi) from Sarah P. Duke Gardens
98 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
really nice place and great little extras like drinks in the fridge coffee and well stocked bathrooms
there were very nice extra touches like drinks in the fridge and hand sanitizer on the kitchen counter
Cleanliness:
the space was clean and comfortable
it was sparkling clean quiet peaceful and comfortable
lovely place very clean comfortable well setup
her airbnb was contemporary sparkling clean and convenient
it was clean enough for our granddaughter to crawl around on the floor
Host:
great place to stay host is 100%
great place with a wonderful and responsive host
caroline was an excellent host
caroline was a very responsive and helpful host
Location:
great restaurants close by
great location and great value
the neighborhood is quiet and safe
super quiet neighboorhood and lots of places to eat near by
a wonderful place caroline was very responsive and helpful
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4. Spacious townhouse in the heart of Durham (from USD 160)

This three-story townhouse has three bedrooms, and can sleep up to eight guests. It comes with a full kitchen, which makes self-catering an option, but there are also several restaurants nearby if you wish to eat out. In the black-themed living room are two sofas, a recliner, a TV, and a fireplace. Out on the patio is a grill.

Stayed at this property?
Durham, North Carolina, United States
10.68 km (6.7 mi) from Sarah P. Duke Gardens
230 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful kitchen with nice amenities
the amenities the kitchen and the spacious bedrooms were outstanding
huge tv everything you need in the kitchen master bed room mattress was amazingly comfortable
all rooms are upstairs which make it better to keep the group together
rooms and beds were very comfortable
Cleanliness:
it was clean and spacious
the house was very clean and nicely decorated
very beautiful clean had a excellent experience
everything is clean and the place has a luxury feel
cozy stay clean definitely recommend stay
Host:
excellent host with quick response time
samuel was a great host
samuel is an amazing host
very nice townhouse with great host
he was quick to communicate and was overall an excellent host
Location:
the neighbourhood is absolutely lovely and central to everything
location was also ideal plenty of shops & restaurants within short driving distance
and good location for what we needed
it is in a safe location
perfect location and quiet neighborhood so that you can enjoy your time privately without outside noises
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5. Serine Space

Found near the famous Forrest Hills neighborhood, Serine Space is a remodeled two-story townhouse, ideal for relaxing or executive stays. There is free off-street parking and a shared parking area with four other townhouses. It has four bedrooms, a full kitchen, a living room with a sofa and a TV, and a patio with a shaded dining area that is perfect for having brunch or afternoon snacks.

Stayed at this property?
Durham, North Carolina, United States
3.61 km (2.3 mi) from Sarah P. Duke Gardens
69 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 9 Beds 13 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 13

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amenities were great - loved having youtube tv netflix and hulu
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and comfortable
you can expect cleanliness a very clean place close to good eating and fun
place is well clean and kept will definitely book again
very clean and lots of room- close to duke medical
everything was up to date and clean
Host:
very responsive host
great place with a great host
the host is great as well and will help make your stay the best
Location:
great location and super cute rooms all of the beds are super comfortable and modern
a good place to stay
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6. Lovely townhouse near Duke University (from USD 70)

If you’re a Duke fan, this lovely townhouse found within the vicinity of Duke University is perfect for you. You can stroll around the university campus and gaze at the Gothic Revival architecture of the buildings, while basketball fans can check out Duke Basketball Museum & Sports Hall of Fame. The townhouse has two bedrooms with a TV, a living room with a pull-out sofa, and can accommodate up to six guests.

Stayed at this property?
Durham, North Carolina, United States
2.18 km (1.4 mi) from Sarah P. Duke Gardens
258 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice townhouse with comfortable beds and wifi
the house was so comfortable and had many amenities to help with our stay
the living room is as lovely as it is described and the overall facilities are in accurate description
space is comfortable and close to amenities
beds are very comfortable and the condo is well-equipped
Cleanliness:
clean home very comfortable
meilani's place is clean and comfortable
clean and very convenient to duke
it was was clean and well-kept and we think others would enjoy it as well
very clean plenty of linens tvs with netflix set up
Host:
meilani was a great host
host is very responsive
she was very responsive
meilani was a fantastic host
meilani is a wonderful and responsive host
Location:
the location is very good
the location was ideal for our visit to duke university
on a positive note it’s super close to duke
the location worked quite well
great location steps to gas station when you feel like snacking
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7. Nan's Place (from USD 153)

Nan’s Place welcomes everyone, from families to business travelers. It’s close to Starbucks, shopping spots, restaurants, museums, and grocery shops. For those with an active lifestyle, kayaking, biking, and day hike options are available nearby.

This two-story townhouse has three bedrooms, two bathrooms with child-friendly bathtubs, and a living room with a sofa sleeper and a couch. It also has a full kitchen and a laundry room. Books, board games, and playing cards are available to keep you occupied.

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5.02 km (3.2 mi) from Sarah P. Duke Gardens
13 reviews   Wifi Available
townhome 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house was great more than enough room for the 3 adults and a toddler that stayed there
Cleanliness:
the house was clean with plenty of towels dishes and supplies
it was clean and had everything we needed (towels shampoo/conditioner hairdryer dishes/utensils extra blankets
great house very clean very responsive host
very clean house and owner is on top of her game
Host:
thanks nancy for being a great host we would definitely stay here again
Location:
great condition and close to duke university shopping etc
the neighborhood was extremely quiet and we felt comfortable
we enjoyed staying at nan's place in durham and would recommend it to anyone
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8. Dog-friendly townhouse in a quiet neighborhood

If you wish to bring your pets on your trip, look no further. No more than two dogs weighing 25 lbs (11 kg) or less are allowed to stay in this townhouse, provided you inform the host beforehand so that she can provide coverings for the furniture. It has two bedrooms that can accommodate up to four guests, a spacious living room, and a well-equipped kitchen with a dining area.

It’s located near American Tobacco Trail, where you can go for a walk alone or with your dogs. Later, you can curl up on the deck under the trees, with your favorite book.

Stayed at this property?
Durham, North Carolina, United States
8.67 km (5.4 mi) from Sarah P. Duke Gardens
145 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities and rooms were wonderful
good airco with additional ceiling fans in all rooms
the rooms are large the furniture is nice and the kitchen is fully stocked
the beds were super comfortable
being a lucy fan we loved playing her game and watching her movies
Cleanliness:
clean and convenient
very clean and comfortable
it was also very clean and cozy
the condo was clean and very adequately stocked
always clean and welcoming
Host:
hosts are really nice
great host very quick to respond
kim is an excellent host
hosts were very responsive and accommodating
as a host she was responsive and welcoming
Location:
nice location convenient to durham and nearby shopping
great location close to southpoint shopping and i-40
excellent location with great trails
great overall place and location
kim's place is great the location is wonderful and close to everything you need
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9. Two-story townhouse with a modern flair

This elegantly designed townhouse found near downtown Durham has two floors. On the first floor is a living room and a full kitchen with Keurig coffee machine, while the two bedrooms are found on the second floor, accommodating up to five guests. There are board games that children of all ages can play. There’s also a private patio, where you can relax and soak up some rays.

Stayed at this property?
Durham, North Carolina, United States
2.7 km (1.7 mi) from Sarah P. Duke Gardens
66 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable and small touches were perfect
this is a gem and it was super comfortable for our family of 5
Host:
we were greeted with beer and wine and snacks- also a kind note welcoming us to durham
Location:
if you need a nice clean safe and perfectly located place to stay in durham this place is great
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Feel like you're at home away from home in Durham

Durham has plenty of attractions to choose from, and it’s up to you whether you want to visit historical sites or indulge in recreational activities. For a comfortable stay, book one of the above listed townhomes in Durham, North Carolina, that suit all tastes and budgets.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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