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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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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

3 Beds 2 Baths
This 3 bedroom 2 full bath end unit townhome in the Carolina Beach Village community boasts a lengthy list of features that should check all your boxes. You'll enjoy vaulted ceilings and an open floor plan with well placed windows that let in tons of natural light. There are hardwood (full thickness oak) floors throughout and a gas log fireplace in the living area. The kitchen offers eat-at-bar, plenty of other counterspace, and Bosch dishwasher and disposal both replaced in 2019. Additional features include a whole house water filtration (activated charcoal) system, slider glass and all windows replaced in 2022 (all with tempered glass), roof replaced in 2021, 40 gallon water heater with dual heating elements replaced in 2019, and HVAC unit replaced in 2017 (with coil replaced in 2019). The private, 8' X 14' screened in back porch overlooks a serene, wooded, natural space, perfect for morning coffee and evenings after a day at the beach. The first floor bedroom has direct access to one of the full baths. Upstairs, there are two additional bedrooms, one with direct access to the other full bath. One bedroom/loft overlooks the living space; it is currently used as a home office and is an excellent space for remote work or might be used as a media room. This home features an attached, enclosed one car garage plus extra storage closet off the screened porch. HOA covers master insurance and common area maintenance. Carolina Beach Village is located just across the Intracoastal Waterway on Pleasure Island on a quiet, tree lined street with easy access by bike or golf cart to local beaches, the Wildlife Boat Ramp on the Intracoastal Waterway, the Carolina Beach boardwalk, restaurants, and shopping. Residents have the option to purchase an annual pass for free parking at Town beaches and other locations.

100 Lighthouse Drive, Carolina Beach

3 Beds 4 Baths
Located just a few blocks from the beach, this move-in ready, well-maintained townhome can be your new dream home or used as an investment property. This immaculate, one-owner home is well-appointed with thoughtful upgrades throughout making it a luxury property. White oak hardwoods and select tile adorn the floors, no carpet. Custom cabinetry, outfitted with under-counter lighting, and high-end granite along with Whirlpool Gold appliances make the kitchen a pleasure to whip up meals or prepare appetizers and cocktails for friends on the weekend.Levels one and two of this four-story residence house the three bedrooms, all with ensuite bathrooms. Each bedroom has generously sized closets. Premium fixtures were chosen for all the bathrooms and kitchen. The laundry, located on the same level as the master suite, has great built-in cabinets with lots of storage. The extra wide single-car garage (with workbench, utility sink, water softener, and overhead storage racks) comfortably fits a large vehicle and still has plenty of space for a golf cart! There is additional parking in the long driveway and parking pad. The fenced yard, complete with irrigation system, is accessible through a door on the first floor.The main living level has an open-concept kitchen with an oversized pantry and dining/living area. On the same level, the deck is great for grilling, sunning, entertaining, or just relaxing to the sound of crashing waves while enjoying the ocean breeze! The top level has another large deck connected to a spacious bonus room, complete with wet bar and fridge, with potential for adding a bathroom. This flex space could be used as a rec room, gym, playroom, extra sleeping space, or a home office where you can glance out at the ocean.All rooms are freshly painted, and windows have newly installed cordless blinds. An elevator, high ceilings, and crown molding enhance the feel of this lovingly curated home.

1419 Bonito Lane Unit #Unit 1, Carolina Beach

4 Beds 4 Baths
Welcome to Carolina Beach. This lovely home is situated on a large double-lot and very quiet street. Ideal for families with children or pets. House is a very short walk to everything! Only 1 block to the park and greenway walking/biking trail, 2 blocks to the Carolina Beach Elementary School, 3 blocks to the lake and 5 to the beach! This makes a wonderful family home, second home, or even rental potentialHome features include 4 br, 4 ba. There is an additional 5th bedroom potential downstairs but no closet and full bath close by, making perfect guest room or mother-in-law suite. There is an in-ground pool and hot-tub with water fall. This home was only 1467 square feet when purchased by current owners on pilings. The home was gutted and the lower level was enclosed adding more than twice the original size. Stainless steel appliances in kitchen, tile counters and natural terra cotta tile floors, breakfast nook and gas stove. On 1st level there is a possible 5th guest bedroom, living room area, dining room, sun room and screened in porch overlooking the pool and back yard. Pump house has an outdoor shower with hot water and a great cabana tiki bar for entertaining. Storage shed and fenced in backyard with paver patio. Upstairs there is the master with bath, office or second living room with real fire place. Stove/oven, hot water tank and dryer are gas. During renovation plumbing and most wiring replaced. There are 4 br 3 ba also upstairs. There is a generator panel to plug in a generator as well in case of power outages, simply hook-up your generator and you're good-to-go. French balcony off one bedroom facing front of house overlooking water garden/koi pond. Comes partially furnished so great for a second home or rental. You can have it all at an amazing price; hurry this will not last. $10,000 allowance to buyer

609 Columbia Avenue, Carolina Beach

5 Beds 5 Baths
Welcome to your dream beach house, just steps away from the sand and surf! This stunning 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom townhouse was built in 2021 and offers over 2700 square feet of luxurious living space. With a reverse floor plan, this home features decks on each level, allowing you to take in the salty sea breeze and ocean views. As you enter the ground floor, you'll find a large 2-car garage with plenty of storage space. This property features an elevator that provides convenient access to all floors. The first floor boasts 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, including a bedroom with a balcony and another bedroom with bunk beds, perfect for a family vacation. The third bedroom shares a Jack-and-Jill bathroom with the bunk bedroom. On the second floor, you'll find 2 master bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom featuring ceramic tile walk-in showers with fixed and rain shower heads. Also located on the second floor is a laundry room for added convenience. The third floor is an open concept design, featuring a beautiful kitchen with white shaker cabinets, soft close doors and drawers, quartz countertops, ceramic tile backsplash, and stainless-steel Whirlpool appliances. The living room, dining room, and a half bath are also located on this floor, perfect for entertaining guests. Step out onto the deck off of the living room and enjoy breathtaking ocean views. But the real showstopper is the large rooftop deck with panoramic views, equipped with electric outlets, lights, and a water spigot. Imagine watching the sunset over the ocean from your very own rooftop oasis! The exterior of the home boasts a fully fenced in backyard and an outdoor shower that is sure to become your go-to spot for refreshing after a day at the beach. Fully furnished with proven rental history, this home is an excellent investment opportunity for those looking to own a vacation rental property. Or, make this your primary residence and enjoy the beach lifestyle year-round.

1110 Lake Park Boulevard S Unit #2, Carolina Beach

4 Beds 4 Baths
Located in the Heart of Carolina Beach, two blocks back from the famous Ocean Grill and Tiki bar, sits this gorgeous 4 Bedroom, 3.5 bath townhome, ready to go, just in time for Summer! Made for entertaining, this home features plenty of outdoor space, including an expansive rooftop deck with ocean views! Listen to the live music on Thursday nights playing from the tiki bar and watch the fireworks from the boardwalk without ever leaving your home! With over 2,100 SF of living space indoors, this 3 level, contemporary home has plenty of room to spread out. On the main level, you will find 2 bedrooms and a full bath. Your main level includes your primary bedroom with its ensuite bath complete with a double vanity and custom tiled shower. Also on this floor you will find your large, open concept living room and kitchen. Features include 9' ceilings, large windows, which pour in natural light. The kitchen features solid surface counters, a large island for extra seating and prep space and all stainless steel appliances along with a full house water softener / reverse osmosis system. On the 3rd level, you have a 4th bedroom and full bath which can also used be as a flex room, office space or guest quarters. Also included on this level is a wet bar & mini fridge. Take in the ocean views from your covered back porch. Also included with this home is a garage with plenty of space to store your beach gear, an outdoor shower and private fenced in back yard, perfect for a fire pit. Located on a quiet street, just minutes from everything CB has to offer, properties like this one are hard to come by.

1211 Snapper Lane Unit #1, Carolina Beach

2 Beds 3 Baths
Looking for a stylish & comfortable retreat for your next vacation? Look no further than our beautifully renovated two-bedroom, two-&-a-half-bathroom townhome, located 1 block over from the beach!This home is an Airbnb standout, with over $50,000 in rental revenue generated by satisfied guests. Our townhome is perfect for a family or group of friends looking to enjoy a relaxing & luxurious getaway.The kitchen & half bathroom have been recently updated with all the modern amenities, making meal preparation & entertaining a breeze. The open concept living & dining room provides a spacious & inviting gathering space, perfect for spending quality time with loved ones.Enjoy ocean views from the comfort of the living room & bedroom, or step outside & be a stone's throw away from the beach. The townhome is situated on a quiet & peaceful street, providing the perfect backdrop for a peaceful & restorative retreat.With a private garage for parking, you won't have to worry about finding a place to park your vehicle. The townhome is not part of an HOA, giving you the freedom to truly make it your own. A small yard is included, minimizing maintenance expenses while still providing a place to enjoy the fresh ocean air.We invite you to experience the beauty & tranquility of our two-bedroom, two-&-a-half-bathroom townhome. Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway or a fun-filled family vacation, our property offers everything you need for a comfortable & unforgettable stay. Book your stay now & discover why our guests keep coming back!

1 Sea Gull Lane Unit #Unit 1, Carolina Beach

4 Beds 4 Baths
Escape to luxury coastal living in this fully renovated 3-story, 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home in the gated oceanfront community of Oceana. Spread over 2400 sq ft, this stunning residence offers breathtaking views of the salt marsh, Intracoastal Waterway, and Atlantic Ocean. With a private marina, deeded boat slip and private access to the beach, enjoy the luxurious lifestyle you've always dreamed of.The outdoor space is a true oasis, perfect for entertaining guests. The fenced in backyard features a full outdoor kitchen and outdoor shower, as well as a large pool that overlooks the intracoastal waterway. Enjoy watching the sun rise over the ocean while listening to the sounds of the waves and breathing in the salty air.The ground floor features a large garage with a full kitchenette, laundry room, and additional storage room. The main floor boasts an open concept floor plan, with a kitchen that features Quartz countertops, custom tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances including a double oven. The kitchen overlooks the dining room with built-ins and the spacious living room with a gas log fireplace and soaring windows that overlook the intracoastal waterway. Step outside onto the large deck and bask in the serenity of the surroundings. The main floor also features a full bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, walk-in closet, and private balcony, offering the perfect place for guests to relax. The top floor boasts a magnificent master bedroom with stunning views, an en-suite with dual vanities and a large tiled walk-in shower, and a private balcony. There are also two additional bedrooms on this floor that share a Jack-and-Jill bathroom.This home is the epitome of coastal living and entertaining, with its breathtaking views and stunning outdoor space. Don't miss out on this rare opportunity to own a piece of paradise in a gated community with a pool, boat slip, and the best views on the island.

434 Oceana Way, Carolina Beach

4 Beds 3 Baths
Combining a modern aesthetic with traditional beach house charm, The Sandpiper 1 has it all. This home is located on the charming, Live Oak lined Saint Jospeh's Street. With superior building features from one of Carolina Beach's premier builders, Richard Wallace Builder, this home will check all of the boxes on your wishlist. Features include an elevator, tray ceilings, impact glass windows, 100% James Hardie siding and trim package, architectural shingles, front and back porches, and a fully landscaped yard with irrigation system. The oversized 70' x 170' lot offers endless opportunities for additional outdoor living including an in ground pool, patio and more. Most lots in Carolina Beach are not as deep and limit backyard/exterior living space. This home qualifies as a ''Fortified Home for Safer Living Gold Standard'' which is a certification that allows for a reduction on wind and hail insurance costs. The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety Fortified Gold(r) was specifically designed to reinforce the areas of your home conventional construction may leave susceptible to damage from high winds and wind driven rain. Saint Joseph Street offers easy access on and off the island, while being close to all Carolina Beach has to offer. In addition, the mature live oaks and other heritage trees provide a quaint, southern charm to this area. The Town of Carolina Beach has plans for a pedestrian trail that will connect Saint Joseph to other portions of the Island Greenway and pedestrian trails. Secure this lot today and start customizing your island dream home today!

1037 1-B Saint Joseph Street, Carolina Beach

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