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Carolina Beach is a small town located on Pleasure Island in New Hanover County, North Carolina. It is a popular destination for tourists and second homeowners due to its beautiful beaches, recreational activities, and proximity to Wilmington, North Carolina.

The real estate market in Carolina Beach is diverse, with a variety of single-family homes, townhouses, and condominiums available for purchase. Many of the homes in Carolina Beach are beachfront or oceanfront properties, offering stunning views and direct access to the sand and water. These properties tend to be more expensive, but there are also more affordable options available in the form of inland homes or properties located further from the beach.

One of the major attractions of Carolina Beach is its laid-back, small town atmosphere, and this is reflected in the local real estate market. Many of the homes in the area are modest in size and design, with a focus on comfort and functionality rather than grandiosity. This makes Carolina Beach an appealing destination for those looking to escape the fast-paced nature of city living and enjoy a more relaxed lifestyle.

In recent years, the real estate market in Carolina Beach has seen strong demand, with properties often selling quickly and for close to or above their asking price. This is due in part to the popularity of the area as a vacation destination, as well as the growing interest in second homes and retirement properties on the coast.

Despite the strong demand, there are still opportunities for buyers to find a good deal in Carolina Beach. The market can vary depending on the season, with prices often being more competitive in the off-peak months. It's also a good idea to work with a local real estate agent who is familiar with the area and can help you find the best properties available.

In addition to traditional homes, there are also a number of rental properties available in Carolina Beach, including vacation rentals, long-term rentals, and investment properties. These can be a good option for those looking to try out the area before committing to a purchase, or for those looking for a revenue-generating property.

Overall, the real estate market in Carolina Beach is thriving, with a variety of options available for buyers and investors. Its close proximity to Wilmington and the beach, as well as its laid-back atmosphere, make it an attractive destination for those looking to purchase a second home or retirement property.

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$1,590,000
8 Beds 6 Baths
Ready for your next investment?! Now is your chance to own 2 beautiful new construction townhomes right at the beach that are finished and ready for move in! Just steps away from the public beach access you'll be able to live in one side while exclusively renting out the other. Or to maximize your rental revenues you can rent out both sides as a short term or long term rental! There is NO HOA. These townhomes offer 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms each side with plenty of space to bring the whole family or families to enjoy a beach getaway. What we love so much about this location is you are situated at the end of Snapper Lane which is a dead end street so you'll have limited traffic flow while still being within a close proximity to restaurants, ice cream, bike + golf cart rentals, the boardwalk, farmers market and more! These units were built by the local and talented TOO Construction group and feature light wood colored LVP floors, tiled showers, designer lighting, modern artesian mirrors and soft close cabinetry with modern pulls. Throughout you'll notice a coastal trim package around doors and windows with extra large baseboards for a superior finished feel. Shiplap? Yep! Accent walls? You got it! Check this home out today and get it before the summer rental season starts! Need help finishing the home with furniture and making it turn key for the rental season? Let us know and we'll introduce you to a local designer who can get you all squared away for a summer filled with guests!***There are 4 total units for sale! Units can be purchased individually, per building, or all together. 1116 Snapper Ln Unit 1 +2 & 1118 Snapper Ln Unit 1 + 2. ***For MLS reference, 1116 Snapper Unit 1: MLS #100414816, 1116 Unit 2: MLS #100414825. 1118 Snapper Unit 1: MLS #100392387 & 1118 Snapper Ln Unit 2: MLS #100392390.

1116 Snapper Lane Unit #1 + 2, Carolina Beach

$500,000
5 Beds 5 Baths
This is the one you have been dreaming of! Introducing an exquisite oceanfront condo that epitomizes luxury coastal living. This stunning 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath residence offers a blend of high-end furnishings, stylish coastal decor, and breathtaking ocean views from nearly every room. Boasting not one, but two master suites, this home is designed for ultimate comfort and relaxation.Every detail has been carefully curated to create an ambiance of sophistication and tranquility. The spacious living areas are bathed in natural light. Step out on any one of the multiple balconies and listen to the sound of waves crashing against the shore. Watch the sunrise over the endless horizon. Soak in spectacular sunsets at golden hour. With panoramic ocean views as far as the eye can see, this condo truly offers a slice of paradise.An elevator allows accessing each floor of this multi-level condo is effortless, ensuring that every corner of this beautiful abode is easily within reach. One of the many enticing features of this property is the new private walkway to the beach, offering direct and exclusive access to pristine beaches.But what makes this luxury beach home even more appealing is the opportunity for fractional ownership, making it accessible and affordable for discerning buyers. With a 1/3 ownership opportunity, each of the three owners holds an equal share, allowing them to split the costs of maintenance while enjoying the privileges of owning a magnificent oceanfront property.Don't miss out on this unparalleled opportunity to own a piece of coastal luxury.

810 Carolina Beach Avenue N Unit #Unit 1, Carolina Beach

$830,000
4 Beds 4 Baths
Join the island life with this charming 4-bedroom, 3.5 baths townhome in one of the most popular areas of Carolina Beach. Beautiful 3 level townhouse only 3 blocks from the beach. The primary living space, located upstairs, is drenched in natural light, and exudes a coastal charm. Nice open floor plan equipped with a chefs dream kitchen including a huge quartz island, SS gas range w/ confection oven, confection microwave, French door refrigerator and dishwash. The kitchen, dining and large living are open and airy. Master suite is located on the 3rd level with a gorgeous tiled walk-in shower and his & her custom closets. Two more bedrooms and a full bath complete the 3rd level. Since this home was custom built as a primary residence it includes many features not found in many homes such as custom closets, whole house water filtration system, hardwired ethernet throughout, Smart home compatible switches, custom blinds, pre-wired for hot tub and pre-wired for whole house generator. Enjoy ocean breezes from the front covered balcony or entertain on the rear patio, which is covered with beautiful brick pavers, fenced-in for privacy and includes an outdoor shower for those sandy toes. A standout feature is the 1st level efficiency apartment which could function as a separate vacation rental. It includes a kitchenette with a mini frig., sink and microwave, private bath, and separate entrance. This would make a wonderful beach home, primary residence, or an investment. Only a short walk or golf cart ride to the beach access and the neighborhood Ocean Grill and Tiki Bar. All that is missing is you!

1111 Swordfish Lane Unit #Unit 1, Carolina Beach

$735,000
4 Beds 4 Baths
Only 2 blocks to the beach, this 1976 total square foot 4-bedroom 4-bath fully furnished home has a flexible design allowing it to create income in multiple ways or it can be your year-round happy home! The second and third levels feature 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with an entrance from the exterior as well as the garage. The ground floor features a living room, bedroom, bathroom, and kitchenette. It also has a garage entrance as well as an exterior entrance which allows the property to be leased as a 4 bed 4 bath or it could be offered as a 3 bed 3 bath and a separate 1 bed 1 bath unit which maximizes cash flow potential or would be perfect for multi-generational living. 9 and 14'' ceilings enhance the open floorplan. The 3rd floor features an open floorplan design with cherry hardwoods gracing the kitchen, living room, and beautiful sliders that open to the balcony and ocean breezes. The spacious kitchen has granite countertops and built-in appliances. There is also a bedroom and full bathroom on this floor. The 2nd level features the owner's bedroom with en-suite bathroom with double vanities, jetted tub and separate shower. The owner's bedroom also has its' own private balcony to enjoy the coastal ambiance. Another bedroom with its' own private bathroom is on this level as well. The ground level unit has a slider and access to the privacy fenced back yard with stamped concrete patio and outdoor shower to rinse off the sand from your sun-soaked day at the beach! Head out to the local restaurants and activities day and night. Fishing is always a good time whether it is off the beach, Snow's Cut or a charter boat. The Aquarium, park, historic Ft. Fisher and the ferry are nearby for unlimited fun and exploration. Head into Wilmington for more shopping, dining, and the historic downtown riverfront! This property is self-managed so no HOA fees! 1st floor living space is accessed through non-heated garage or rear entrance.

1315 Snapper Lane Unit #Unit 2, Carolina Beach

$885,000
4 Beds 4 Baths
Experience coastal elegance and step into a world of exceptional investment potential in the heart of Carolina Beach. This luxurious townhome is a rare gem, boasting not only an impeccable design, but also a successful track record as a top-performing short term rental property.Nestled in the vibrant and picturesque community of Wilmington Beach, this 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom townhome is just steps away from the shores of the beach, granting easy access to the sun, sand, and surf. Every inch of this home has been thoughtfully designed to deliver both relaxation and functionality. The cozy living spaces invite you to unwind in style, while the well-equipped kitchen stands ready to inspire your culinary creativity. The comfortable, generously sized bedrooms provide the perfect sanctuary after a day of beachside adventures. The attached garage and additional storage spaces ensure that you have plenty of room for beach gear and personal items. The backyard is an oasis in itself, offering a private retreat with a furnished patio ready for grilling, and low-maintenance astroturf for outdoor games and entertaining. Soak in the Carolina Beach sunsets and sea breezes on the covered decks. You'll find comfort, convenience, and beauty at every turn here! The property is being sold fully furnished, sparing no expense on the quality of furnishings and decor. It's completely turnkey, and an ideal opportunity for those seeking a tranquil retreat or a lucrative rental income. Don't let this chance slip through your fingers--make this versatile space your own and embrace a life where everyday living merges seamlessly with the promise of extra income.

1516 Bonito Lane Unit #Unit 1, Carolina Beach

$525,000
2 Beds 2 Baths
Welcome to PARADISE TOWER on the ISLAND, where you will find your fully furnished 2-bedroom 2 bath condo with access to your large balcony from either your Living room or Master suite. This RARE unit has a well sought after spacious balcony that stretches the full width of your condo. Open the sliding doors to hear the tranquil sound of the OCEAN and drift off to sleep or wake up each morning to awe-inspiring sunrises!! Once inside you will notice the custom kitchen cabinets, granite countertops, tile and laminate flooring and updated tile bathrooms. This Condo also has an ELEVATOR, a saltwater swimming POOL, that is located beside the BEACH access, spacious PARKING for all your guests and a large lobby with a seating area. The HOA fee includes the exterior building maintenance, master insurance policy, pest control, water, sewer, trash, cable, and internet. You can also watch during the summer the Fireworks by the Sea and Enjoy all the sounds of summer right from your balcony. This unit is centrally located to the lake, tiki pier, boardwalk, restaurants, and shopping. If you are looking for a full-time residence or a great investment property (short or long term) this one is a must see. Make this Condo your PLEASURE ISLAND forever home or property investment. Schedule your appointment and explore all that this unique condo has to offer and fall in love. Do not miss this opportunity, schedule your appointment Today!

901 Lake Park Boulevard S Unit #Unit 106, Carolina Beach

$998,000
3 Beds 4 Baths
Welcome home to Harbour Point! This gorgeous, 3-level townhome has 6 decks & amazing water views out nearly every window. Recent kitchen remodel with quartzite countertops & backsplash, induction cooktop, galley sink & high-end faucets, shiplap in kitchen & bar areas. Recently painted, inside & out, hardwood floors in every room & new carpet stair runners. New ceiling fans throughout & smart electric roller shades in living area & primary bedroom. Got older kids? First floor bedroom has its own full bath & water-view deck with stairs to the yard & community parking. Laundry room on the first floor is close to the 4-level elevator door. The main floor includes living, kitchen & dining areas & another water-view deck, with oversized ceiling fan & big-screen TV for outdoor enjoyment of all your favorite sporting events. Top floor primary bedroom suite has its own water-view deck, including peeks of the ocean, with separate sitting or office space, bath with jacuzzi tub, double vanity & updated faucets & mirrors, walk-in closet, & walk-in tiled shower with double shower heads. The 3rd bedroom at the end of the hall has its own balcony & full, tiled bath. Plus: This home is on a corner lot with a fully-fenced yard, great for pets! Garage includes a storage loft & a Tesla car charger. Neighborhood clubhouse has a saltwater pool, & the marina's gazebo rocking chairs are a great place to chat with neighbors. Like boats? This home includes a 35' slip near the end of B dock for easy access to Wrightsville Beach, downtown Wilmington, Southport, Bald Head Island & the Atlantic Ocean, all close enough for a day trip. On shore, Harbour Point is just across Snow's Cut bridge, out of the fray of summertime traffic, but just a golf cart or bike ride away from shopping, restaurants, the Boardwalk, the Island Greenway & Carolina Beach State Park. Long term rentals allowed. If you're ready to live the waterfront lifestyle, what are you waiting for? Schedule your showing today!

1528 Island Marina Drive, Carolina Beach

$925,000
4 Beds 4 Baths
Looking for a luxurious high-end town house that's move-in ready to enjoy those Atlantic sunrises and salty breezes? Located outside of any respective flood zone, this home has both been a highly lucrative rental investment and the perfect get-a-way for its current owner to enjoy our year-round sand, salt, and sunshine! Newly painted inside and out, this 4 Bed and 3 1/2 bath townhome has it ALL! The home has three expansive decks, two which have Ocean views perfect for viewing the fireworks every Thursday evening throughout our festive summer season (we have an AMAZING community!). Located just steps from the beach, the home has an array of luxurious features including a private elevator, upscale coastal furnishings throughout, beautiful hardwood flooring and more! The kitchen boasts granite countertops, and stainless Whirlpool kitchen appliances, including a wine cooler, an island that seats four, and a variety of both indoor AND outdoor dining areas. There are SIX wall-mounted smart TVs located in each bedroom along with the primary AND roof-top family area. The house has an upgraded UV purification air-conditioning system, a tiled jacuzzi shower in the Master bathroom, a fully equipped Modern chef's kitchen inclusive of a char broil electric grill on the deck, and more. The single-car garage features a separate storage area for one's personal beach toys or that of an ''owners' storage'' for those looking at the potential of pursuing rental income while maintaining a separate personal space. The exterior of the home features a fully fenced-in backyard, and a newly renovated outdoor shower. Location, Location, Location is STILL the greatest attribute of a super sought-after investment. Whether considered for a primary home, a versatile second home, or strictly as a turn-key income-producing investment, you've found a home that truly does it ALL!

1418 Bowfin Lane Unit #Unit 2, Carolina Beach

$799,900
3 Beds 4 Baths
New Oceanview Luxury 3 bed, 3.5 bath townhome in Carolina Beach's newest community ''Basin Park''!Basin Park is an 8-unit, luxury, ocean-view townhome community; carefully designed to ensure that every unit will have an ocean view and have the ability to watch the fireworks from your rooftop deck. The epitome of island living and lifestyle: it offers the convenience of boat storage next door, membership pool access across the street (Via The Proximity), and a 3-minute bike ride to the beach and boardwalk (via Carolina Beach's multi-use path). Conveniently located between Saint Joseph St. and Basin Rd. (across from Federal Point), it's the perfect spot to call home, or have your weekend getaway.All units have a reverse floor plan, with 9' ceilings on the first 2 levels, 10' ceilings on the main living level, and a sizable elevator to make it all effortless! Every floor has outdoor space, even the rooftop, which has amazing panoramic views of all of Carolina Beach, showcasing the ocean, ICW, and buffer zone. Variable width luxury vinyl plank floors are throughout the unit, with ceramic tile in all baths, as well as fully tiled surrounds for the tubs and showers.Created with flexility in mind: the first floor has a large bonus space which can easily be used as a recreational room or 4th bedroom. There's also a guest bedroom with on-suite bath and bonus ''sunroom'' which can double as a quiet seating area, or space for a small nursery. Upstairs on the 2nd floor is another guest bedroom with en-suite full bath, as well as the master bedroom which showcases an incredibly spacious closet and walks out to a covered deck.Entertaining is a breeze on the 3rd level with an open living area, kitchen with island, and high-end stainless appliances. To top that off, the living area opens to a 20' x 10' sun deck. On the rooftop, at eye-level you'll be 52' - seeing Carolina Beach from this high up is a rare sight - few properties have rights to soar this high.

906 Saint Joseph Street Unit #1, Carolina Beach

$384,900
1 Beds 2 Baths
Ready for your perfect beach getaway in the Carolinas? Look no further than this beautiful, newly renovated 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom condo only 2 rows from the beach. This 509 square foot, move-in ready home is one of the few units available with exquisite ocean views from the front porch and kitchen area, as well as low maintenance living including a community pool. Updates include new kitchen cabinets, luxury vinyl plank flooring, modern features, and granite countertops. The kitchen highlights include stainless steel appliances, beautiful tile backsplash, pantry, and a large raised bar top for additional seating and space. Sip on your morning coffee soaking up the gorgeous coastal sun and the feel of the ocean breeze as you admire the waves crashing on the shore from the comfort of your porch. Relax after your beach days in your large master bedroom featuring an updated spacious private bathroom, large closet, and convenient access to the laundry room, which is perfect for additional storage. The home also includes an updated half bath. This location is perfect for low-maintenance beach living! The HOA takes care of all insurance and exterior building maintenance, along with community landscaping and pool, so all you need to do is move in and dip your toes in the sand! This prime location is situated closer to more private beaches, but just a short bike or golf cart ride to dining, shopping, attractions, and nightlife in the downtown Carolina Beach area. If you're looking for the best of island living, call today to make this exquisite beach condo yours!

101 Sea Oats Lane Unit #Apt D19, Carolina Beach

$949,500
6 Beds 4 Baths
Welcome to Casa Bella! Nestled in the heart of Carolina Beach, North Carolina, this stunning 6-bedroom, 4-bath vacation rental home is a true coastal gem. Perfectly positioned just across the street from not one, but two public beach accesses, your toes can be in the sand within minutes of stepping out the front door.As you enter this spacious and well-appointed retreat, you'll be greeted by an open-concept living space that seamlessly combines comfort and style. The fully equipped kitchen, complete with modern appliances and ample counter space, is a perfect for entertaining. The adjacent dining area and living room are bathed in natural light, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere for gatherings with family and friends.With six tastefully decorated bedrooms, there's room for everyone to unwind and recharge after a day of sun and surf. The ocean views from the decks provide a serene backdrop to your coastal escape. Four well-designed bathrooms ensure convenience and privacy for all guests.Step outside onto the expansive deck and take in the salty breeze as you sip your morning coffee or enjoy a vibrant Carolina Beach sunrise. The deck offers plenty of seating, making it an ideal spot for al fresco dining or simply relaxing with a good book. Beyond the comforts of the home, you'll find yourself in the midst of the vibrant Carolina Beach community. From local shops and restaurants to lively entertainment options, there's always something happening just steps away. And, of course, the two nearby public beach accesses mean you're never far from the sandy shores and rolling waves of the Atlantic Ocean.Whether you're seeking a family retreat, a gathering with friends, or a special celebration, this 6-bedroom, 4-bath vacation home is the perfect home base for your Carolina Beach adventure. Comes Fully Furnished for turnkey operation! Book your appointment now!

1512 S Lake Park Boulevard S Unit #1, Carolina Beach

$850,000
3 Beds 3 Baths
Welcome to your dream coastal retreat at Carolina Beach! This meticulously maintained townhome, nestled along the serene Carolina Beach yacht basin, offers a perfect blend of modern style and waterfront living. With 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, and 1344 sq ft of carefully designed space, this townhome is a haven for those seeking coastal bliss. As you enter, the ground floor welcomes you with 375 sq ft of bonus area, heated for year-round enjoyment. This versatile space has private access and features a full bathroom, a sink, cabinets, and a refrigerator. The second floor, your main living space, boasts a well-appointed kitchen with white cabinetry, Quartz countertops, and stainless steel appliances. The stackable washer & dryer provide convenience, while the living room/dining room exudes brightness and warmth. Step out onto the balcony through the sliding glass door and immerse yourself in breathtaking views of the yacht basin. Ascending to the third floor, discover three cozy bedrooms. The master bedroom, with an ensuite bathroom featuring a stunning tiled walk-in shower, opens up to a private balcony. Panoramic views of the water create a tranquil backdrop for your coastal sanctuary. This townhome comes complete with a dock and two boat slips, one of which with a boat lift! Imagine the convenience of having your watercraft right at your doorstep. Sold fully furnished with stylish beachy furniture, this home is ready for you to move in and start living the coastal lifestyle today. Conveniently located near Freeman Park, your coastal adventures are just moments away. Don't miss the opportunity to make this waterfront haven yours!

811 Canal Drive Unit #A, Carolina Beach

$699,000
3 Beds 2 Baths
Welcome to this charming beach cottage, a timeless gem built in 1936 and tastefully updated to meet modern standards. Inside, you'll find a fresh and inviting atmosphere with new lighting, fixtures, flooring and fresh paint throughout. The screened-in porch at the front of the home beckons you into a bright and airy living room that flows into a formal dining room. The heart of this cottage is its recently renovated kitchen, boasting butcher block counters, stainless steel appliances, new cabinets, and a stylish subway tile backsplash. With 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, this property offers ample space for family and guests. Additionally, the property also comes with a separate detached garage featuring a one-bedroom apartment above it. This versatile space offers nearly 500 sq ft, with its own kitchen and full bathroom, and presents an excellent opportunity for an investment property. Practical features include a back-up generator hook-up system, providing peace of mind during hurricane season. The home is situated on a deep lot that has been fenced-in for privacy and comes with Mixed Use Zoning, opening up diverse possibilities.The location is truly unbeatable, situated in the heart of Carolina Beach. Embrace the vibrant coastal lifestyle with easy access to local favorites, including the Carolina Beach Boardwalk. Whether you're seeking a move-in-ready residence or a smart investment opportunity, this beach cottage has it all. Turn the key and start creating memories in this coastal haven.

210 Harper Avenue, Carolina Beach

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