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There’s certainly no shortage of beautiful ocean views in Wilmington’s stunning assortment of beach communities. Whether you are looking to hang your sun visor in a beach front bungalow or to park your sandals in a different sandy setting, you will find what you’re looking for in one of Wilmington’s many beach communities. Start your surfing now!

Wrightsville Beach is one of the most popular beach communities near Wilmington. It is a lively and upscale town with plenty of restaurants, shops, and attractions. The beach is known for its crystal-clear water, soft sand, and perfect waves for surfing.

Carolina Beach is another popular beach community located south of Wilmington. It has a more laid-back atmosphere and is known for its boardwalk, carnival rides, and fishing pier. The beach is wide and sandy, perfect for a day of sunbathing or playing beach volleyball.

Kure Beach is a quieter and more secluded beach community located at the southern end of Pleasure Island. It is known for its picturesque fishing pier, peaceful atmosphere, and family-friendly attractions like the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.

All in all, Wilmington's beach communities offer something for everyone, from lively and bustling to peaceful and secluded, making it an ideal vacation destination for beach lovers.

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3 Beds 2 Baths
Step inside this 3 bedroom, 2 bath charmer in Carolina Beach, and fall in love! Experience the luxury of living less than a mile from the sands of Carolina Beach, without the hassle of through traffic, HOA fees, or flood zones! Situated on a corner lot in the popular Carolina Courtyard subdivision, this home offers the perfect blend of modern solace and coastal tranquility. The exterior of the home boasts matured trees, beautiful rose bushes, and a large gravel pad to store a boat, RV, or additional parking. Step inside and be welcomed by vaulted ceilings and ample amounts of natural light. The master bedroom is accentuated by a large bay window, full bathroom, and spacious walk in closet. There are two other ample sized bedrooms off the main living area with a full bathroom between both. The kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, generous counter space, and an abundance of cabinetry. Off the kitchen is a stunning enclosed sun room; a recent upgrade of the homeowner. This homes sits in a premier location offering the beach, award winning restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores and much more. Additionally, Carolina Beach's newest development, ''Proximity'', is a stones throw away. This vibrant new development which will include retail and living options, will offer endless enjoyment for residents, visitors and the local community. This would make a great home or income producing short term/long term rental. Whichever you decide, you'll love living at the beach!

917 Colonial Circle, Carolina Beach

3 Beds 2 Baths
Welcome to your dream beachside retreat! This charming three-bedroom, two-bath home has it all. Currently operating as a successful vacation rental, this property offers an incredible investment opportunity.Step inside and be greeted by the warm and inviting interior. The spacious living area is perfect for relaxing after a day in the sun! You'll love waking up in the generously-sized bedrooms, and the two bathrooms provide convenience for both residents and guests.Step outside and you're just moments away from the beach, with breathtaking views of the tranquil canal. With a three-car garage and space for your boat, this home is a water enthusiast's dream.After a day of sun and surf, rinse off in the convenient outdoor shower before enjoying the evening breeze on the wrap-around porch.Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to own a piece of paradise. Whether you're looking for a permanent residence or a lucrative vacation rental, this home has it all. Schedule your showing today! Welcome to your dream beachside retreat! This charming three-bedroom, two-bath home has it all. Currently operating as a successful vacation rental, this property offers an incredible investment opportunity. Step inside and be greeted by the warm and inviting interior. The spacious living area is perfect for relaxing after a day in the sun! You'll love waking up in the generously-sized bedrooms, and the two bathrooms provide convenience for both residents and guests. Step outside and you're just moments away from the beach, with breathtaking views of the tranquil canal. With a three-car garage and space for your boat, this home is a water enthusiast's dream. After a day of sun and surf, rinse off in the convenient outdoor shower before enjoying the evening breeze on the wrap-around porch. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to own a piece of paradise. Whether you're looking for a permanent residence or a lucrative vacation rental, this home has it all. Schedule your showing today!"

111 Georgia Avenue, Carolina Beach

3 Beds 2 Baths
Welcome to your future oasis by the sea! This charming 3-bedroom, 2-bath home offers the perfect blend of modern comfort and coastal tranquility. Step inside and be greeted by the elegant luxury vinyl floors that adorn the open living space, setting the tone for a delightful living experience. On the main level, you'll discover two generously sized bedrooms, a full bathroom, and additional living space. Ascend the stairs to the upper level, where you'll find the heart of the home--a spacious living room, an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and a convenient eat-in dining area. A third bedroom and another full bathroom complete this level, ensuring privacy and convenience for all. But the real magic lies outside. Step onto the wrap-around porch with a covered breezeway, the perfect spot to savor your morning coffee or unwind with a glass of wine in the evening. Surrounding the property are magnificent oak trees that create a serene, retreat-like atmosphere--a haven for those seeking tranquility just two blocks away from the beach. The soothing sound of the waves provides a constant backdrop to your coastal lifestyle. The property boasts a spacious, weather-tight golf cart garage and storage area, ensuring your beach toys and equipment are kept secure and easily accessible. An outdoor shower offers a convenient way to rinse off after a day of sun and surf. The fully fenced backyard is adorned with decorative lighting, creating a charming ambiance for outdoor gatherings and relaxation. Ample parking space in the large driveway ensures that friends and family can easily join in the coastal fun. Whether you're looking for a fully furnished turn-key vacation rental or single-family beach retreat this home is a rare find. With its modern updates, proximity to the beach, and idyllic surroundings, it presents an enticing opportunity. Don't miss this exceptional property! Schedule your showing today!

206 South Carolina Avenue, Carolina Beach

2 Beds 1 Baths
This delightful coastal retreat, a charming 2-bedroom, 1-bath beach bungalow in the heart of Carolina Beach, is a true gem. Nestled in the corner of one of the most sought-after neighborhoods and just a few blocks from the ocean, this home has undergone a comprehensive top-to-bottom renovation, resulting in a welcoming and stylish oasis. Every detail of this bungalow's renovation has been carefully considered. As you step inside, you'll immediately notice the fresh and modern finishes, including new hardwood flooring, updated light fixtures, and a tasteful color scheme that perfectly embodies beachfront living. The open-concept layout seamlessly connects the living, dining, and kitchen areas, providing a spacious and inviting atmosphere filled with natural light. The well-appointed kitchen is a highlight, featuring new cabinets, butcher block countertops, vintage-style appliances, and ample storage space for effortless meal preparation. The two bedrooms offer cozy retreats for up to 4 guests, and the redesigned bathroom boasts tiled surfaces, a new sink, and flooring, as well as convenient laundry facilities. Outside, you'll find a rocking chair front porch and a spacious rear deck that expands your living space. Additionally, a custom-designed outdoor ''surfboard'' shower with hot water allows you to rinse off after a day at the beach, and there's even a firepit for stargazing and relaxation. The fenced yard provides a safe play area for kids and pets, and a handy shed is perfect for storing surfboards, beach gear, bikes, and lawn equipment. Carolina Beach itself offers a wide range of recreational activities, from fishing and watersports to vibrant local dining and entertainment options. The nearby River-to-Sea Bikeway provides safe riding from Fort Fisher to the Carolina Beach State Park, just minutes away. This meticulously renovated beach bungalow is an ideal choice, whether you're seeking a weekend getaway, an investment property, or a full-time residence. It comes with numerous upgrades, including new HVAC, electrical, plumbing, roof, sheetrock, and windows, along with an on-demand hot water heater, ensuring maintenance-free and energy-efficient living for years to come. Best of all, there are no HOA fees, and short-term rentals are allowed. Don't miss out on the chance to make this Carolina Beach haven your own coastal paradise.

806 Ocean Boulevard, Carolina Beach

4 Beds 4 Baths
Welcome to your DREAM HOME in the middle of Carolina Beach! Make this your primary, secondary, or investment property. No HOA! This home comes fully furnished, with just a few exceptions of personal and family items. With 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a large double car garage. The ground floor is amazing and could be considered a 5th bedroom, make great guest quarters, the perfect man cave, or entertainment area. The downstairs is fully equipped with a wet bar, refrigerator, and extra cabinets with plenty of storage. The Murphy bed is easy to take down and put away and adds additional built in shelving. The front yard and back yard are fully fenced and an irrigation system on the property. This home features many UPGRADES throughout including granite counter tops, crown molding, high ceilings, stainless steel appliances (refrigerator, double oven, microwave, dryer new 2020, and dishwasher, washing machine new 2019) full house outdoor/indoor integrated surround sound system, a gas log fireplace, large walk in pantry, large closets, a metal roof, and large outdoor shower. Second level bedroom features it's own private deck and a pocket door that can separate the bedroom and a bathroom from the main living area if desired. Master bedroom with private deck and ocean views along with 2 bedrooms with Jack and Jill bathroom on top floor. The builder built this with an elevator shaft in mind so that that one may be added in the future. The above ground pool pictured is no longer there. Enjoy the breeze on one of the large decks or wrap around porch. Ocean view towards the Ocean Blvd beach access which is located .4 miles from beach access, .2 miles from the Greenway that leads to Mike Chapel Park, dog park, baseball/soccer fields, basketball courts, and playground. Come play in the sand and enjoy the Carolina Beach lifestyle.

1404 Pinfish Lane, Carolina Beach

4 Beds 5 Baths
Welcome to your dream coastal retreat in Carolina Beach! This exquisite new construction single family home embodies luxury living with its stunning design, and breathtaking views of both the ocean and sound. Boasting 4 bedrooms, each accompanied by its own ensuite bathroom, and an additional 1/2 bath on the main level, this residence offers the pinnacle of comfort and convenience. The open floor plan creates a seamless flow between spaces, providing an ideal setting for entertaining and relaxation. The spacious living area is bathed in natural light, thanks to expansive windows that frame the picturesque vistas outside. The heart of this home is undoubtedly the gourmet kitchen. Crafted for both beauty and functionality, it features quartz countertops that perfectly complement the chic tile backsplash. High-end KitchenAid appliances elevate your culinary experience, making meal preparation a joy. The open layout ensures that the kitchen seamlessly transitions to the living area, enabling you to remain engaged with guests while showcasing your culinary skills. As you ascend to the upper level, the panoramic ocean and sound views continue to steal the show. Retreat to the top floor, where the primary bedroom awaits. This sanctuary offers not only an ensuite bathroom but also access to a vast deck that is a true outdoor oasis. Whether you're sipping your morning coffee, indulging in an evening cocktail, or hosting a gathering under the starlit sky, this deck is the ultimate backdrop for unforgettable moments. Convenience meets luxury with the inclusion of an elevator, ensuring easy access to every level of this remarkable home. Beyond its captivating interior, the location of this property is a true gem. Centrally situated in Carolina Beach, you'll find yourself within easy reach of local attractions, restaurants, and shops. And with proximity to Wilmington, all the amenities of the city are at your fingertips. Come and experience the epitome of seaside living in this new construction masterpiece. Schedule your private tour today and immerse yourself in the luxury, comfort, and beauty that await at this Carolina Beach haven.

903 Carolina Beach Avenue N, Carolina Beach

2 Beds 2 Baths
Experience coastal living at its finest in this stunning, fully-furnished waterfront retreat overlooking the Carolina Beach harbor and mooring field. Step into a world of tranquility as you're greeted by a panoramic view through a wall of windows, seamlessly connecting the family room and kitchen to the mesmerizing water views and inviting an abundance of natural light.The heart of this home features a spacious kitchen complete with a large quartz-topped island, perfectly complemented by state-of-the-art Kitchen Aid appliances. There is a room that could be used as a third bedroom or office. Entertain with flair on the expansive deck or ground floor patio, where every gathering is graced by breathtaking sunsets and gentle ocean breezes.For the avid boater, paradise awaits with two generously sized boat slips, a private pier, and a floating dock that beckon for endless waterborne adventures. Explore the serene no-wake zone with kayaks and paddle boards, and revel in the convenience of a quick ride to the Intracoastal waterway and Carolina Beach inlet.Embrace the coastal lifestyle fully, with beach access merely 500 feet away, allowing for easy strolls to the sandy shores. Stroll the Carolina Beach Boardwalk, discover the North End Pier, and explore the array of charming shops and delectable restaurants, all within a short distance.Thoughtfully designed, this home ensures ample storage on the ground floor for all your beach essentials, golf cart, and nautical gear. New Lennox HVAC with PureAir air purification system in 2022. This will make a great primary home, vacation home or short term rental. Don't miss the chance to call this waterfront haven your own.

915 Canal Drive, Carolina Beach

3 Beds 1 Baths
Say Hello to this charming 1957s Cottage located on the fabulous Island of Carolina Beach. 504 Ocean Blvd is a Turnkey STR that has been recently renovated and offers so much character and charm. The sellers spared no expense in updating this ADORABLE 3 Bedroom 1 Bath home. With only a short 5 minute walk to the Beach, one will truly appreciate the location of this property. Walking in the front door you are welcomed by fresh newly installed floors. This open floor plan allows for a great entertainment space. The Living Room and Dining Room flow into the Renovated Kitchen which offers all new Cabinets, butcher block counter tops and all new appliances making cooking in this Kitchen one room to enjoy. Off the Kitchen you will find the back porch. A perfect spot to sit back and enjoy the nice beach breeze while grilling with friends and family. Down the hall you will find 3 spacious Bedrooms. All rooms offer new lighting/fans. The Bathroom has been remodeled and offers a tile shower/tub combo, new vanity and toilet and all new lighting. The yard is a blank canvas and offers many possibilities, out back you will find a new fenced in yard with a new spacious shed that offers washer/dryer hook ups. If that isn't enough the home offers a newer metal roof, newer windows, brand new water heater and updated electric. Seller is selling the home fully furnished with the exception of a few items (see agent notes). The property does very well as a STR and is even booked during the off season with snowbird rentals.

504 Ocean Boulevard, Carolina Beach

3 Beds 2 Baths
Motivated Sellers! Single family home on Carolina Beach with no HOA dues. Need we say more... Ok, less than 1 mile to toes in the sand, private cul-de-sac, not in a flood zone, very well cared for, reverse osmosis system, tile throughout, updated bathrooms, hot tub, washer, dryer, extra freezer, stove with professional hood, refrigerator all included!! Act now because these do not come along very often... This charming ranch-style house is located on a peaceful cul-de-sac in a neighborhood with no HOA dues and the smell of salt air. It offers three bedrooms and two bathrooms, providing plenty of space for a family for vacations or year-round. The kitchen has been recently updated, giving it a modern and fresh feel. You'll find sleek countertops, newer appliances, bright beachy tile backsplash and plenty of cabinet space to accommodate all your culinary needs. One unique feature of this house is the large den, which was previously a garage. This versatile space can be transformed into a cozy family room, a home office, or even a hobby area, allowing you to make the most of every square foot. There is a new hot water heater and both the roof and HVAC have been replaced within the last five years, ensuring your home stays cool during the warmer months and providing peace of mind for years to come. The house also offers a privacy-fenced yard, creating a tranquil oasis where you can relax or entertain guests. Whether it's enjoying a morning cup of coffee or hosting a barbecue, this yard provides the perfect space for outdoor activities with very little need for maintenance with the use of stone and decking most spaces. Overall, this house combines comfort, functionality, and style, making it an excellent choice for those seeking a beach home on Carolina Beach without the dues and fees typical of homes less than a mile from the sand!

910 Colonial Circle, Carolina Beach

8 Beds 10 Baths
Introducing a Timeless Coastal Retreat: Luxury Oceanfront Haven on Wrightsville Beach.Nestled on a one way street on the tranquil south end of Wrightsville Beach is an exquisite oceanfront sanctuary that transcends luxury living. This masterpiece of classic Hamptons-inspired architecture boasts just under 7,000 heated square feet, 8 bedrooms, 8 full baths, and 2 half baths, offering an expansive, relaxing retreat.Step into a world of refined elegance as you enter this coastal masterpiece. Crafted with unwavering attention to detail, the home exudes an immediate sense of calm and vacation bliss. The interior is graced with reclaimed wood floors, evoking a sense of history and craftsmanship, while the open living spaces effortlessly flow, creating an inviting ambiance that's both luxurious and welcoming.Every aspect of this home speaks to a life of comfort and sophistication. The gourmet kitchen is a chef's dream, featuring custom cabinetry, concrete and marble countertops and a Thermador appliance package, complete with twin ovens, dual dishwashers, and a gas range. A full scullery adds to the convenience and functionality of the kitchen as well as a large island with seating for 6. Designed by the esteemed Cothran Harris and built by second-generation Wilmington builder, Jim Murray of Murray Construction, this residence stands as a testament to quality and lasting beauty. Completed in late 2020, the property harmonizes classic style with modern amenities, delivering an incomparable sense of luxury.Unwind in the comfort of your private beach access, where the Atlantic's rhythmic waves set the tone for a peaceful escape. Ample ipe decking spans across multiple levels, offering panoramic ocean views that capture the essence of coastal living. Meticulously designed landscaping creates a lush, tropical environment while remaining easy to care for with turf in the front yard and a cutting-edge irrigation system to maintain the grass and plantings in the rear. Enjoy the expansive back yard from the ground floor game room and covered living area or gather around the gas fire pit. Beyond aesthetics, this oceanfront retreat is designed to effortlessly accommodate every need. With 8 bedrooms, each with their own bathroom, a family room on each floor, and two guest bathrooms, there's ample space for relaxation and recreation. Modern conveniences such as an elevator, flo-logic system, generator and automated irrigation system ensure peace of mind and ease of living. Beyond your oasis, Wrightsville Beach's vibrant community awaits with its wide array of leisure and activity. Enjoy quick access to SUNdays surf cafe for a morning pick-me-up or savor cocktails and dinner at the iconic Oceanic. The property's location is conveniently connected to Wilmington's arts, entertainment, shopping, and dining scene. This generational masterpiece stands as a testament to architectural excellence, embodying the coastal charm of the Hamptons. Impeccably designed and built, this residence is a celebration of the timeless allure that oceanfront living offers. As you step into this world of coastal elegance, you're not just entering a home - you're embracing a lifestyle that is both relaxing and effortlessly enchanting. Indulge in the ultimate luxury experience and make this coastal masterpiece your very own. Discover the art of living well at Wrightsville Beach, where every day feels like an eternal vacation.

423 S Lumina Avenue, Wrightsville Beach

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