Waterfront living offers benefits and enjoyment like no other. The combination of a splendid view and the numerous recreational opportunities available can not be compared. However, the lifestyle itself is one of casualness and relaxation hard to emulate in any other environment. In coastal southeastern North Carolina that winning combination is available for the taking.
Topsail Island is a barrier island located north of Wilmington and south of Jacksonville. This convenient location makes Topsail a desirable place to live. Topsail has offered some of the best property buys along the eastern seaboard. Oceanfront homes are the most popular properties to purchase for investment purposes and they range from $ 300,000 to $ 1,250,000. Topsail Island also has several condominium communities.
Wrightsville Beach is adjacent to Wilmington, and is considered to be one of the best real estate investments on the coast of North Carolina. With plenty of beautiful oceanfront real estate, the vacation rentals market on Wrightsville Beach is strong. Currently the average price for homes on the beach is $ 1,163,661. Residents, local government and staff have been successful in preserving the family atmosphere that has appeared to so many generations of home owners and visitors. There is a wonderful balance of services provided without the over-commercialization to which so many beach towns have succumbed.
For those who want a permanent waterfront location without the summer fluctuation in population Porter's Neck Waterfront community is too good to be true. Situated on the Intracoastal Waterway just four miles north of Wilmington, the exclusive Porters Neck features custom-built luxury homes, championship golf course, sports center with tennis and swimming, and clubhouse. Townhouses, villas and single family homes are available overlooking the water, the golf course or surrounded by natural woodlands. Currently new home listing prices average between $ 242,724 and $ 508,768. Residents truly enjoy a high quality of lifestyle in this beautifully designed and maintained community.