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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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Wilmington NC Beach Homes for Sale

$775,000
3 Beds 3 Baths
Welcome to your next coastal retreat in the Carolina Sands neighborhood, just a short stroll from the pristine shores of Carolina Beach. The ground floor features a spacious two-bay garage with ample storage and space for projects. From the garage, you can access the main living space on the second floor via stairs, or you can take the front stairs that lead to a charming rocking-chair front porch. Inside, the second floor boasts an open floor plan with hardwood floors throughout. The kitchen provides plenty of counter and cabinet space and overlooks the living room, dining room, and sitting room. The living room is highlighted by a cozy gas log fireplace and opens up to a large deck, perfect for relaxing and listening to the waves rolling in. The third floor houses all the bedrooms. The primary suite features vaulted ceilings, two closets, and an en suite bathroom with dual vanities, a soaking tub, and a separate walk-in shower. The primary bedroom also has its own private deck. The two additional bedrooms are spacious and share a full bathroom. For your convenience, there's an outdoor shower, perfect for rinsing off after a day at the beach. This home is equipped with hurricane shutters, a reverse osmosis system under the kitchen sink for drinking and cooking water, and a whole house water softener. One of the HVAC units was replaced last week, and the compressor in the other unit has been replaced. Additional recent upgrades include a fortified roof, a new hot water heater, and a new refrigerator. Situated on a corner lot in the Carolina Sands neighborhood, which is rich with amenities, including a swimming pool, clubhouse, tennis/pickle ball courts, a playground, and private beach access with golf cart and bike parking.

200 Seafarer Drive, Carolina Beach

$699,000
3 Beds 2 Baths
Welcome to your dream beach home, located just six blocks from the pristine sands of Carolina Beach. This residence offers single-story living, set in a quiet and friendly neighborhood, perfect for a primary home or vacation retreat. Featuring a spacious garage with ample storage and a dedicated workshop area that is both heated and cooled with running water, this versatile space is perfect for hobbies and projects. Accessibility is a breeze with the option of stairs or a convenient chair lift to the main living area, which can be easily removed if preferred. The inviting open-concept living space begins with a covered front deck that leads into the expansive living room, seamlessly flowing into the dining area and kitchen. The generous master bedroom has a walk-in closet and an ensuite bathroom featuring dual vanities and a low-entry walk-in shower. Two additional spacious bedrooms share a well-appointed full bathroom. The dedicated laundry room includes a utility sink. Adding to the home's charm is a den located off the back, providing an additional 224 square feet of versatile space. While this den is unpermitted, it offers great potential for a cozy retreat, office, etc. Outside, the fully fenced yard offers a private hot tub area, perfect for relaxing after a day at the beach. Additional features include hurricane shutters and a water softener system for added peace of mind. Despite being tucked away from the hustle and bustle of tourists and traffic, the home's prime location offers easy access to the Island Greenway Trail and is just a short walk to the beach. Whether you're looking for a permanent residence or a vacation getaway, this home offers everything you need and more.

704 S Fifth Street, Carolina Beach

$650,000
3 Beds 2 Baths
GORGEOUS 1 LEVEL W/FRESH UPGRADES, 2105 SF HOME W/DOUBLE GARAGE ON COVETED DOUBLE LOT! NATURAL LIGHT, COASTAL CHARM, AND MODERN CONVENIENCES Imagine living at the beach, out of the flood zone, on .29 acres, NO HOA, surrounded by beautiful landscaping, having more privacy than you would expect in a beach town. Perfect for those seeking a primary home, a second residence or opportunity for year- round rental income. As you enter this spacious retreat via the cottage-style boardwalk lined w/luscious greenery and serene lighting, you'll come to a charming front porch that invites you in. Upgraded from head-to-toe w/Custom Graber Plantation Shutters, Waterproof LVP, Custom Wainscoting, and Atomi Smart Fans, this 3 OR 4 bed (2 rooms combined), 2 bath home is Extra! Relax into a carefully curated palette of luxurious coastal colors from the Benjamin Moore Aura collection. Security upgrades: Halo Fingerprint Smart Door Lock; NEST Video Doorbell; 2 Ring Motion-Camera Floodlights; Pella Low-E Glass storm doors w/keyed deadbolts. Living and dining areas are filled with natural light and Low-E sliding doors take you to a space PERFECT for entertaining w/massive deck and Sunsetter Waterproof Awnings. Gourmet kitchen w/all stainless appliances, exotic Azul Nuevo granite, chic under cabinet lighting, soft-close cabinets, reverse osmosis, eat-in island, Bosch Gas Range, LG French Door Frig and MORE! Family Room w/gas fireplace. Carolina Room evokes memories of Southern ''sleeping'' porch. Double-car garage w/pull-down attic stairs stores your holiday items & then some. Grounds contain hardwired dusk-to-dawn landscape lighting that truly must be seen. Outside shower w/hot/cold water to rinse off that sand. In-ground irrigation system runs off well water. Storage shed is a tidy place for gardening tools, and has separate outlet to charge your golf cart. Convenient to State Park, Recreation Center, Frisbee Golf, Dog Park, brewery, beach, and playground.

413 N Seventh Street, Carolina Beach

$1,350,000
4 Beds 5 Baths
Exclusive Custom Designed Vacation Home Built to Perfection including a Salt Water In Ground Pool. This 4 BR, 4.5 BA + Office(s) Single Family Home with an Elevator has so many amazing features throughout and is only 4 blocks from the Ocean with Beach Access. Enter the front door to find a large area with a drop zone, perfect to store all your beach items. Then walk up the generously wide staircase or take the elevator to the Main Living Floor. Here an open Floorplan with White Oak Flooring and 9 Foot Ceilings gives the Open Living/Dining/Kitchen area a Welcoming and Airy atmosphere. The main floor also contains the Master Suite with Walk-in Closet with direct Laundry Room access. The large, Tiled Master Bath with His and Hers Counterspace and a Separate Water Closet, Linen Closet and Glass-Enclosed Shower completes the Master Suite. This floor also includes a separate Office perfect for working from home. The Ground Floor includes a complete Guest Suite with Tub/Shower Combination on Polished Concrete Floors. The side entrance to this floor gives access to the Golf Cart Garage/ Storage Room and Fenced-in Backyard revealing the beautiful Saltwater pool. The Third Floor opens on a casual Family Room/Den with a Study Niche and Bookcase Storage. Two carpeted Bedroom Suites complete the third floor making a perfect setting for the kids or teens in the family. The house is enhanced with Plantation Shutters and a Gourmet Kitchen with Bosch and Thermador appliances and Quartz countertops. Two decks, including a screened in one in back, allow you to enjoy the sunrises and sunsets and a covered area in the back yard provides a wonderful place to cook or enjoy the long evenings by the pool. This home has so many wonderful features. It is being sold fully furnished, ready for you to move in and enjoy!

1307 Bonito Lane, Carolina Beach

$1,790,000
4 Beds 4 Baths
Indulge in coastal luxury living at its finest with this newly constructed custom beach home, nestled near the serene North End of Carolina Beach. Offering a harmonious blend of opulence and tranquility, this residence boasts partial ocean views, expansive canal vistas, and captivating salt marsh panoramas. Step inside to discover a meticulously designed sanctuary where every detail exudes sophistication. Expansive windows flood the interiors with natural light, inviting the outside beauty to seamlessly merge with the elegant interior spaces. Entertain in style in the spacious living areas, adorned with high-end finishes and exquisite craftsmanship. The gourmet kitchen is a culinary haven, equipped with top-of-the-line appliances, sleek countertops, a large center island wrapped in beautiful Quartz Countertops, and ample storage space. Enjoy intimate dinners with loved ones in the large dining area or gather for casual meals on the expansive decks overlooking the scenic surroundings. Retreat to the luxurious primary suite, where serenity awaits amidst gorgeous views and lavish amenities. Pamper yourself in the spa-like ensuite bathroom, complete with a soaking tub, dual vanities, and a walk-in shower. Outside, the allure of coastal living beckons with a private oasis that rivals the finest resorts. Lounge by the in-ground saltwater pool, surrounded by lush landscaping and swaying palms, as gentle ocean breezes lull you into relaxation. Host unforgettable gatherings on the expansive covered porches, where panoramic views provide the perfect backdrop for outdoor entertaining. With its prime location near the pristine shores of Carolina Beach, this exceptional residence offers the ultimate retreat for those seeking a luxurious coastal lifestyle. Experience the epitome of seaside living in this unparalleled masterpiece.

100 Virginia Avenue, Carolina Beach

$750,000
4 Beds 4 Baths
Welcome to your coastal sanctuary in Carolina Beach, NC! This 2,468 square foot home seamlessly combines spaciousness, comfort, and convenience, nestled within a vibrant community offering abundant amenities. Step through the door to discover an inviting open floor plan centered around the heart of the home: a beautifully appointed kitchen, featuring granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and sleek soft-close cabinetry. A separate laundry/mud room provides additional pantry space for added convenience. Entertain guests in the living area, complete with a cozy fireplace, perfect for chilly evenings by the coast. With four bedrooms and three baths, including a convenient downstairs in-law suite with its own living area and kitchenette, there's ample room for the entire family to unwind and recharge. The primary suite offers a serene escape with its cathedral ceiling and ensuite bath. Flooded with natural light, this home creates a warm and inviting atmosphere throughout. Step outside to embrace the coastal lifestyle with an outdoor shower, perfect for rinsing off after a day at the beach. Relax or entertain on one of two decks, ideal for soaking in the coastal breezes. The two-car garage provides plenty of storage space for all your beach essentials and vehicles. As part of the community's HOA, residents enjoy access to a variety of amenities, including tennis courts, a sparkling pool, a playground, and illuminated streets for evening strolls. Whether you're craving relaxation or adventure, there's something for everyone right at your fingertips. Don't let this opportunity to claim your own slice of Carolina Beach paradise slip away. Schedule your showing today and start living the coastal dream!

919 Coast Walk Lane, Carolina Beach

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