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Homes offering spectacular views of the water in neighborhoods that provide you with immediate access to the same are just a splash away! Wilmington features an assortment of homes in neighborhoods that ensure the water is nothing more than a hop, skip and a jump away. So pull up your anchor and find a new port to call home today!

One of the advantages of owning a home with water access is the ability to enjoy a variety of water activities. You can spend your days fishing, kayaking, or boating with ease, right from your doorstep. Imagine waking up each morning to the sound of lapping waves and spending your evenings watching the sun set over the water. Homes with water access in Wilmington offer a perfect retreat for those who love the peacefulness and serenity of waterfront living.

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4 Beds 4 Baths
Nestled in the exclusive, secluded community of Shandy Point, this stunning waterfront property offers an unparalleled blend of contemporary luxury and traditional Southern charm. Situated on a sprawling 0.85-acre lot, the home boasts direct deep water boating access to the Intracoastal Waterway, providing a gateway the coveted coastal lifestyle that Wilmington has to offer. Spanning over 3,700 square feet, this fully renovated residence is a showcase of luxurious upgrades and one of a kind details. The home features four spacious bedrooms and four full baths plus an additional 1,000+ square feet on the ground floor including a bunk room, full bath, and a fully appointed home gym. This residence has been meticulously renovated to the highest standards from top to bottom, focusing on both functional and visual elements. Throughout the home, you'll find top of the line appliances, new 8'' white oak flooring with herringbone accents in entryways, designer lighting and plumbing fixtures, luxurious wallpaper and high end furnishings. The entire home benefits from a water filtration system, automated blinds, a Sonos entertainment system and fresh paint inside and out. The kitchen is a chef's dream, featuring Italian marble countertops, new cabinetry and a custom plaster hood above the Lacanche range. A brand new appliance suite from Miele includes a wine refrigerator, built in coffee machine, warming drawer and two dishwashers. The space is designed for both functionality and style, making it perfect for both everyday cooking and entertaining guests. Taking full advantage of the incredible views on the top floor, the primary suite is a sanctuary of refinement. The bathroom features an expansive double vanity and soaking tub atop custom made marble tiles. The separate shower is a bespoke work of art showcasing multiple shower heads, glass surround, and a full wall of bookmatched marble imported from Portugal-- --Heated floors extend from the bathroom into the closets, which were custom designed from California Closets and feature low voltage lighting. Additional amenities include a walk-in wine vault with glass wall, custom built lockable steel door and low voltage lighting to store and display your collection as well as an elevator to conveniently access all floors. On the harbor side, the home's private dock features a large entertaining area with built in seating, tables, sink station and ambient low voltage lighting. Constructed with Timbertek decking, the low maintenance dock has space for all of your marine toys- wet docking for multiple large vessels, a jet ski floating dock and a new 13,000 pound lift. Enjoy breathtaking long-range views of the Intracoastal Waterway, Masonboro Island, and the Atlantic Ocean. The property is surrounded by water on two sides, offering picturesque vistas of the marina and waterway. Outdoor living is elevated with mature landscaping inspired by classic English garden design, a pergola with swings, and extensive covered porch areas perfect for soaking in the serene surroundings. This home is perfect for discerning buyers seeking a home on the coast that offers exclusivity, privacy, and the highest level of standards and finishes. Ideal for a boating enthusiast, this property is a turn-key masterpiece, sold furnished and ready for immediate enjoyment. Experience the epitome of waterfront living at Shandy Point, where every detail has been crafted to offer a lifestyle of unparalleled elegance and comfort.

136 Skystasail Drive, Wilmington

3 Beds 3 Baths
This beautiful low country style home is located in the premier Riverlights community. This well-maintained Lafayette model home boasts two covered porches with stunning views of the fountains cascading in the lakes just steps from your door. Enter the screened porch from the garage or flagstone walkway gives instant relaxation vibes with privacy. The home's mud / laundry room is the perfect spot to drop your flip flops, beach towels and such before entering the kitchen and dining area. You will find the beautiful wood floors accent the modern, well appointed kitchen with a large island for prepping a meal or hanging with family and friends. The stainless steel appliances and quartz counters round out this beautiful functional kitchen. The living room has a cozy fire place for the chilly nights and offers views of the lakes. Step out on the covered front porch and enjoy sunsets while enjoying a drink and sitting on the porch swing. Upstairs you will find the master bedroom with another covered porch if you want a little more privacy. Large master bath with dual vanity and walk-in shower round out the room. The two other bedrooms share a Jack and Jill bathroom as well as a half bath gives flexibility with family and friends. The Riverlights Community is nestled along the Cape Fear River and offers offers an array of amenities designed to enhance life, including a pool, splash pad, tennis courts, clubhouse, walking trails, and fire pits. Nearby Marina Village offers residents easy access to shopping, dining, and outdoor entertainment. Concerts and markets provide plenty of activities. Don't miss this great opportunity to experience Riverlights life!

4723 Waves Pointe Point, Wilmington

3 Beds 3 Baths
Southern Living at its finest along one of Wilmington's most prestigious corridors. Originally built in 1880 and completely renovated to the studs by Plantation Builders in 1998, this beautifully situated property, spread over approximately two tranquil acres, offers stunning views and waterfront enjoyment. You will be in awe from the moment you pull into the oak tree lined driveway that is dripping in Spanish Moss all the way to the 100-year-old brick lined walkway past the 300-year-old Magnolia tree to the front door of this historic home. The interior of the home offers a myriad of details and boasts a large open kitchen, a formal sitting room, and three fireplaces to add to the serene ambiance throughout the home. Attention to detail throughout the home is present at every corner. Plenty of natural light comes through the house filling the large rooms with 12-foot ceilings. The 12-inch baseboard moldings and wainscoting throughout the home add to its grandeur. There are two newer HVAC systems, one being an 18 seer. The long-range views from every room in the house through refurbished double French doors that were built in the 1800 are stunning. The exterior areas of this quiet property include extensive lush grounds, a private dock, and beautiful views over the sound all the way to Masonboro Island and the Atlantic Ocean. If you are interested in a private waterfront estate with the perfect blend of modern day amenities and historic charm this is a must see!

7405 Masonboro Sound Road, Wilmington

5 Beds 8 Baths
Unveiling an extraordinary coastal sanctuary on the pristine shores of private Figure 8 Island, this remarkable residence is a testament to timeless sophistication and understated luxury. The allure of this oceanfront home lies in its seamless fusion of elegant design and modern comfort, offering an unparalleled lifestyle for the discerning few. Step into a world of refined oceanfront living, where every detail has been carefully curated to create a serene and welcoming ambiance. The expansive floor plan encompasses five spacious bedrooms, each exuding an air of tranquility and featuring private en-suite baths, ensuring absolute comfort for both residents and guests. The living spaces are adorned with walls of windows that bring in the majestic ocean views, while the rift-sawn hardwoods throughout add warmth and character to interior spaces. Outdoors, the property unfolds into a private oasis, boasting an oceanfront saltwater pool and Jacuzzi equipped with convenient mobile app controls, inviting residents to indulge in the ultimate relaxation experience. The Ipe decks, spanning approximately 4,000 square feet, offer an idyllic setting for alfresco gatherings, while the double outdoor showers provide a seamless transition from the beach to the comfort of home. This coastal haven boasts a state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen, complete with Wolf and Subzero appliances, custom locally-built cabinets, and Calacatta Venato Quartz countertops with impeccable waterfall edges. The master suite, positioned to capture breathtaking ocean views, exudes a sense of tranquility and luxury, featuring a stacked stone fireplace, modern amenities, and a private deck for embracing the coastal breeze. Further enhancing the luxury of this coastal estate, the property features a dedicated fitness room, thoughtfully designed to offer residents and guests a space to prioritize their well-being. Additionally, an oceanfront study creates an inspiring office space within the home, while being surrounded by the serene beauty of the coast. Equipped with a comprehensive array of modern conveniences and security features, the property includes a 12-camera surveillance system, 21-zone Musiccast whole house entertainment system, and an elevator servicing all floors, ensuring a lifestyle of convenience and peace of mind. Embodying the epitome of coastal elegance and modern luxury, this exceptional property on Figure 8 Island presents an unparalleled opportunity to embrace a lifestyle of refinement and exclusivity, where every detail has been thoughtfully curated to enjoy the very best of life at the beach.

102 Beach Road S, Wilmington

5 Beds 4 Baths
Welcome to coastal luxury living at its finest! This stunning coastal farmhouse-style retreat, meticulously crafted in 2021, invites you to immerse yourself in a world of unrivaled elegance and natural splendor. Nestled on a spacious cul-de-sac lot spanning over 3/4 acre, with picturesque creek frontage boasting unparalleled nature vistas, this residence promises a lifestyle of tranquility and sophistication. Step outside your backdoor and embark on a 15-minute boat ride to Wrightsville Beach, where evenings are adorned with refreshing drinks and delectable dinners against the backdrop of breathtaking sunsets. Return home to indulge in the ultimate relaxation within your private oasis, complete with a heated, saltwater pool enveloped by the serenity of the coastal landscape. This residence seamlessly blends the comforts of modern living with the allure of coastal charm, offering an idyllic retreat overlooking Pages Nature Park, and just moments away from the conveniences of Mayfaire Shopping Center. Revel in the best of both worlds, with the privacy and natural beauty of creek front living, complemented by the proximity to Wilmington's vibrant attractions. Every facet of this impeccable home exudes thoughtful design and impeccable craftsmanship, from the majestic white oak beams adorning the entry hall to the exquisite butler's pantry and wet bar reminiscent of a scene from The Home Edit. Be sure to explore the comprehensive feature and detail sheet in the MLS, showcasing the countless luxuries and amenities awaiting discerning buyers. Indulge in the coastal lifestyle you've always dreamed of - where every moment is infused with serenity, sophistication, and the timeless allure of waterfront living. Welcome home to a sanctuary where luxury knows no bounds and nature's beauty is your everyday backdrop.

806 Johns Orchard Lane, Wilmington

4 Beds 4 Baths
This amazing home truly has it all! Immaculately maintained inside and outside brick home perfectly placed on a premium golf course lot and a large pond in the gated golf course community of Porter's Neck Plantation! The home has everything you will ever need with a great front and back yard and a spacious open floor plan! Downstairs hosts 10ft ceilings, formal dining room, formal living room or office, spacious living room with fireplace and gas logs and bookshelves, large kitchen and breakfast/dining area, powder room, unbelievable primary bedroom and bathroom, large laundry room and a sunroom! The kitchen has granite countertops, beautiful cabinets, 5 burner gas stove and stainless steel appliances with the refrigerator remaining. Flooring is all hardwood downstairs except for the laundry room and primary bathroom. The sunroom off the living room is very spacious and has amazing views of the pond and Hole #7! It is glassed and/or screened in - your choice. Spacious deck off the porch and/or breakfast area offers another outdoor option for entertaining! The primary suite has his and hers closets, a sitting area that overlooks the pond, his and hers vanities, linen closet and a beautiful walk-in shower!. Upstairs offers so many options! When you go up the beautiful hardwood stairs at the front door you will find 3 bedrooms, a large media room or office and 2 full bathrooms. In addition there is a FROG that you enter from the hallway by the garage that can be used for a 5th bedroom or another office or a playroom. Unbelievable room options in this home! Tons of storage in various spaces upstairs. Other upgrades/options for the home are the following: Central Vacuum, Generator, 2 buried fuel tanks, well for irrigation, extensive crown molding, immaculate crawlspace, newer HVAC's (2021 & 2022), newer Gas Cooktop and Refrigerator. Porters Neck offers a full country club experience with a beautiful clubhouse, golf course, pool, tennis and pickleball. For a $25 fee, Porter's Neck also offers a boat ramp and picnic area on the Intracoastal Waterway off Bald Eagle Lane! Drop your boat, kayak or paddleboard in and enjoy breathtaking water and beaches!

704 Wild Dunes Circle, Wilmington

3 Beds 3 Baths
This beautiful brick colonial home located in established Echo Farms sits on almost an acre of land that backs up to Barnard Creek. It has an open floor plan, high ceilings and plantation shutters .The spacious kitchen is a chef's dream complete with brand new 42'' GE Profile wifi connected refrigerator, wine cooler, 5 burner gas stove, with a pop up down draft range, convection oven and microwave, Beautiful oak floors and tile are throughout the home. Huge family room with built in wi-fi, speakers and hardwired internet. Separate laundry room with front load washer/dryer, counter space and cabinets. The attic(accessed through laundry room) is floored with shelving. Cozy living room has built ins and gas fireplace or you can relax in the sunroom with a good book. All 3 bedrooms complete with cedar closets are on the second floor. Primary suite bathroom has a walk in shower and large cedar closet. Other two bedrooms also have cedar closets. Home Warranty included for piece of mind. So many options to be enjoyed in the large outdoor space with a fenced in yard, new deck, screened porch, and fire pit. There is a car carport to an accommodate two vehicles with an attached storage room. Music can be heard from various locations on the property as there are speakers in the deck area, under carport and in the kitchen. Enjoy kayaking/canoeing on the creek behind this majestic home or at the neighborhood park and kayak launch. This home has 3 heat pumps and 2 tankless water heaters. Front yard has a sprinkler system with its own well and mature landscaping. It is truly a perfect fit all lifestyles.

3946 Appleton Way, Wilmington

3 Beds 4 Baths
Southern elegance and charm await the new owner of this incredible home located in Corbett Place at Airlie with private deeded boat slips. Nestled among the historical live oaks, this gem offers sprawling porches that flank the home. The rear porches face the southwest for evenings enjoying sunsets on Bradley Creek. Step back in time along the banks of the creek and imagine a time in Airlie Gardens when things were much slower paced. This property was once part of the magical gardens that now draw people from all over the world. Gifted to family members to continue personal ownership, this small community creates the feel of richly appointed gardens and coastal life uniquely combined, only here in the port city of Wilmington. Walk up the stairs on the front porch and enter into the light filled foyer with Italian marble under foot and open staircase. Expansive views of the live oaks and the waterway meet your eyes immediately as you walk into the home. French doors across the rear create views from every angle of the yard and waterway. This home offers an open concept with high ceilings and arches that lift your eyes to the light entering through the windows at the second floor. The kitchen offers spaciousness to host a few friends or a huge family gathering with elongated bar wrapping around the kitchen and a place for beverage service. Breakfast nook can handle a fully sized dining table for more intimate dining. A formal dining room is located just to the right of the entrance for more sophisticated entertaining. The master suite is on the first level, with doors that open to the large porch. Ample room in the master bath with a large tiled shower and double vanities. Enjoy your time in the WC with views to the creek as well. Master closet opens to the hall to allow ease with laundry room access. Upstairs two large bedrooms with en-suites will ensure your guests have their privacy and the attached private balconies will offer your gues their own taste of Airlie and the luxurious feel of living among the live oaks. Private laundry area is a nice touch upstairs, with a small office area and reading nook. Not to be missed for the car enthusiast, the garage tucked away below the home can house up to 8 cars, with an enclosed space below for storage, tool room or quickly converted into additional living space for quiet getaways to spend time with the prized automobiles. The home sits on just under an acre of property giving the owner a sense of privacy and exclusivity with deeded water access. Corbett Place at Airlie also conveys deeded ownership of a private boat dock (12 x 25 feet) with deep water access.

6612 Spring Garden Drive, Wilmington

3 Beds 3 Baths
Enjoy the tranquil water views, wildlife, and established landscape from this stunning creek-front home on Futch Creek Road in sought-after Porters Neck. This gorgeous home boasts the popular Somerset floor plan by Charter Building Group. The home's cozy living room features a gas fireplace flanked by built-in cabinets and bookcases. The nearby gourmet chef's kitchen offers ample granite counter space and island, a double oven, powerful exhaust fan, and large pantry. Located on the main level, the primary suite includes two closets, a large luxury bathroom, lanai access, and a fantastic view of the surrounding nature. Plentiful windows and glass exterior doors bathe the home in natural light and allow for spectacular views of the creek from the office (or converted bedroom), dining nook, living room, and primary bedroom. The screened lanai and ipe wood deck - overlooking the backyard with its Zen garden design, firepit area, and views of the creek - offer space for peaceful relaxation. Water access is more generous at high tide, making it possible to kayak or take out a small boat, as Futch Creek connects to the Intracoastal Waterway. Even at low tide, nature lovers can enjoy the landscape by watching the appearances of egrets, herons, osprey, and other wildlife along the creek bed. For those desiring additional boating access, the low annual HOA dues include access to a private neighborhood lot on Bald Eagle Lane with a boat ramp straight into the ICWW. Other important attributes include the whole-house generator connected to an owned 500-gallon buried propane fuel tank and window treatments which include plantation shutters and cordless top-down/bottom-up shades. The home is conveniently located near Porters Neck Country Club - which offers memberships for its McConnell golf course and other sports and social activities - and area shopping centers; additionally, it is just 11 miles from Wrightsville Beach. Make this amazing retreat your next home!

1125 Futch Creek Road, Wilmington

3 Beds 3 Baths
Welcome to your haven in the prestigious gated community of Megan's Place. This completely remodeled gem boasts 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, bonus room, and office spread over a spacious 2907 square feet. Step inside and be greeted by the grand foyer, leading you to a formal dining room adorned with a stunning chandelier, and an inviting office space. Hardwood floors and fresh paint throughout exude elegance. The impeccably designed kitchen features custom backsplash, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Adjacent, the breakfast nook bathes in natural light from large windows, complete with another exquisite chandelier overlooking the pond. Entertain effortlessly in the living room boasting built-ins, a gas log fireplace, and soaring vaulted ceilings. Slide open the glass doors to access the expansive screened-in porch, offering picturesque views of the backyard oasis. Retreat to the luxurious master suite on the first floor, featuring tray ceilings, a vast walk-in closet, and an ensuite bathroom with a soaking tub, oversized tiled walk-in shower, and double vanities with granite countertops. Access the screened porch directly from the primary. Completing the main level is a convenient laundry room/pantry and a half bath for guests. Upstairs, discover two more spacious bedrooms, a full bathroom, and a generous bonus room with a wet bar and refrigerator. Outside, unwind in the beautifully landscaped yard overlooking the tranquil pond. Enjoy the serenity of this idyllic setting. The seller spent 6 months renovating to make this beautiful home what it is today! Conveniently located with easy access to downtown, beaches, shops, and restaurants. Don't miss the opportunity to make it yours!

5315 Megans Place Drive, Wilmington

3 Beds 3 Baths
Experience waterfront luxury at its finest in this exquisitely renovated three-bedroom, three-bathroom home nestled within the prestigious Bayshore Estates subdivision of Ogden, boasting the coveted 28411 zip code! Situated on just over 3/4 of an acre, this residence offers an expansive backyard oasis, surrounded by lush greenery and showcasing breathtaking views of Pages Creek—a perfect backdrop for entertaining guests and hosting memorable summer gatherings. Step inside to discover an inviting open floorplan featuring a gorgeous kitchen equipped with stainless steel appliances, seamlessly blending with multiple living spaces and a fireplace, offering cozy views to enjoy during cold winter days. The design effortlessly combines comfort and elegance, creating an atmosphere of tranquility and sophistication. Gorgeous French doors beckon you to the expansive deck and the sprawling fenced-in backyard, providing endless opportunities for outdoor enjoyment and relaxation. Venture outside to explore the convenience of the neighborhood ramp, conveniently located at the end of Shore Point on Bayshore Dr., offering seamless access to the water for all your boating adventures. From the master suite to every corner of the home, revel in the serenity of waterfront vistas that adorn this stunning property. Nestled on this generously sized .75-acre lot, you'll find a detached two-car garage, offering ample space for storage and parking, along with an additional 250 square feet of waterfront studio space—a perfect retreat for creative pursuits or moments of quiet contemplation. Don't let this opportunity pass you by. Schedule your viewing today and prepare to be enchanted by the beauty and charm of this must-see waterfront sanctuary.

362 Shore Point Drive, Wilmington

5 Beds 5 Baths
Welcome to Hamp's Landing, an exquisite waterfront residence nestled within the esteemed Riverlights Community. Crafted by AR Homes, this stunning property offers an unparalleled blend of elegance, comfort, and natural beauty, boasting the most incredible views and sunsets imaginable. Spanning an impressive 3,716 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms plus a bonus room or 5th bedroom, this thoughtful design includes a first-floor owner's suite, providing a serene retreat along with the option for a secondary guest suite. The open floor plan invites natural light to illuminate every corner, creating a welcoming and airy atmosphere. Throughout the home, intricate details abound, from the pre-wired surround sound system in the great room, kitchen, and lanai to state-of-the-art WiFi mesh network access points ensuring seamless connectivity throughout, this home caters to modern lifestyles. The gourmet kitchen, complete with high-end appliances, ample counter space, and custom cabinetry, is a chef's dream. Step outside into the backyard oasis, where nature thrives with Carolina fox squirrels, tree frogs, and anole lizards. The outdoor living spaces are equally enchanting, with a pier extending over a picturesque lagoon, offering a tranquil retreat for observing great blue herons, egrets, and ibises. The pier and gazebo feature a built-in rack for kayaks and paddleboards, providing easy access to explore the calm waters of the cove or venture further to Carolina Beach or Bald Head Island. Additionally, there's potential to add a floating platform for even more water access. Whether you choose to build your own private pool or take advantage of the community amenities within walking distance—including shopping, dining, pools, tennis courts, and walking/biking trails—Hamp's Landing offers a lifestyle of luxury and convenience unparalleled in this waterfront paradise.

4024 Dauntless Lane, Wilmington

3 Beds 4 Baths
Experience luxurious coastal living at Tidalwalk, a gated waterfront community offering resort-style amenities and private beach. This stunning townhome, built by Wilmington's renowned PBC Design + Build, features 3 spacious bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a sunroom, and a convenient 3-stop elevator. From the moment you step inside, you'll be greeted by refined seaside elegance and meticulous craftsmanship. The main level boasts an airy open-concept layout seamlessly integrating the kitchen, dining area, great room, and sunroom, perfect for entertaining while overlooking the tranquil Intracoastal Waterway. Upstairs, three spacious bedroom suites each offer private bathrooms, ensuring comfort and privacy for all. The included elevator ensures effortless movement between floors, catering to all occupants' accessibility needs. Outside, covered balconies offer breathtaking views of the marshlands and Intracoastal Waterway. With hassle-free lawn maintenance, you're free to savor the coastal lifestyle without the worry of upkeep. Community amenities include a zero-entry pool, clubhouse, fitness center, private beach along the Intracoastal Waterway, day dock for boaters, fishing pier, and 100 acres of coastal conservation area. The active Social Committee hosts fun events like cornhole tournaments and chili cook-offs. Items not to convey: Sonos speakers, TVs and wall mounts, shelves in garage. Please see attached documents for more details on the home. Sellers request occupancy of the home until July 8th. Don't miss your chance to own this exquisite home in Tidalwalk. Contact us today to schedule a tour and experience the vibrant lifestyle our community has to offer.

7725 Dunewalk Court, Wilmington

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