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Oceanfront Living in Carolina Beach

As Carolina Beach has grown and improved with age, it has still managed to hold on to its nostalgic charm. Today it is home to nearly 6,000 permanent residents, who definitely know a good thing when they see it! Although it is an idyllic beach vacation destination, it's also a great place to live year round! Professionals and young families appreciate the easy commute into Wilmington along with new retirees have set their clocks to island time. Although there are plenty of beachy shops that cater to the tourists, you don't have to look too far for the real necessities, including banks, medical clinics, salons, animal hospitals and supermarkets.

Oceanfront Real Estate in Carolina Beach, NC

Of course the prime residential location in any beach town is oceanfront and Carolina Beach does not disappoint! Those who have shopped for oceanfront property elsewhere are always amazed at the number of affordable home choices that are located just steps from the lovely beach strand. There are several amenity-filled condo complexes in the $200,000 range and up, along with gorgeous new homes, fully renovated traditional cottages and magnificent multi-story mansions. If you prefer to be where the action is, an oceanfront condo near the famous boardwalk may be perfect. For those who crave peace and quiet, there are a number of gorgeous oceanfront listings along the south end of Carolina Beach. Owning an oceanfront place can also mean having the best of both worlds, especially since many come with deeded boat slips on the adjacent canals. Whether a property comes with a boat slip or not, those who enjoy spending time on the water will have plenty to do! There are several marinas, charter boats, dinner cruises and seaside restaurants. Local surfers appreciate Carolina Beach for its consistent surf and uncrowded breaks, just don't ask them about any secret spots! There are also a few prime places to kayak and standup paddleboard. Those who prefer activities on terra firma, such as a putting green, will be pleased to learn that there are several outstanding golf courses nearby! Perhaps one of the nicest aspects of living at Carolina Beach is its village-like atmosphere. Getting around downtown on foot or by beach cruiser is an easy and pleasant experience. That's because so many interesting shops and excellent restaurants are clustered along or near the boardwalk area. Of course, when you have your own oceanfront slice of heaven, you may never want to leave! If you are interested in seeing what types of oceanfront homes are currently on the market in beautiful Carolina Beach, we hope that you will give us a call!

Carolina Beach Oceanfront Homes for Sale

5 Beds 5 Baths 100345925 MLS
Rare opportunity to own a coastal-inspired, three-level home in Carolina Beach that is sure to impress! This coastal charmer is a true duplex with the ability to have a third rental unit (on the ground floor), along with off-street parking, a one-car garage, a fenced yard and storage! The ''Penthouse'' level on the top floor is a show-stopper. This renovated space boasts two bedrooms and two bathrooms and a stellar kitchen - complete with stainless steel appliances, double oven, granite countertops and a mini bar area with wine cooler and wine storage. The master bedroom is fit for a king with plenty of natural light, a large bed, barn door and breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. A large private deck is ready for enjoyment and relaxing! The separate ''Mid'' level features three bedrooms and two bathrooms. With beautiful hardwood floors and lots of natural light, you'll love enjoying your coffee in the morning and wine in the evenings. Downstairs on the ground floor, there is a one-car garage (currently locked and used as the owner's closet), a storage area and a finished suite with a mini kitchenette and studio-style bedroom. Each level has access from the exterior and interior - making the opportunities endless on this home. There is parking to the left of the home (a driveway) and around back (access via the driveway on the right). The private beach access was just re-build three years ago. After a long day at the beach, you'll enjoy using your own access and outdoor shower to rinse off all that extra sand! Electric bills are low to non-existent with the newly-installed solar panels. There is a fenced yard with high-end Astroturf, perfect for that low-maintenance beach living you are looking for! And no HOA - it doesn't get any better! Rental projections are ~$130,000 for the upstairs unit, ~$110,000 for the downstairs unit. No projection for the finished garage - it's a bonus! These numbers are not guaranteed but expected, see projections. Don't wait!

1010 Carolina Beach Avenue N, Carolina Beach

Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Realty.

3 Beds 3 Baths 100349261 MLS Carolina Surf BLDG.
Location! Location! Location! Wait till you see the breathtaking oceanfront views from your two private balconies. This newly renovated top floor, fully furnished unit has been meticulously cared for and is ideal as an investment property or as your home away from home. Many upgrades in this 3 bedroom/ 2.5 bath unit include: solid wood white shaker cabinets, quartz countertops, tile backsplash, composite sink, upgraded faucets, quartz countertops in all bathrooms with under mount sinks, two walk-in showers with marble and upgraded tile accents with upgraded glass shower barn doors, upgraded light fixtures and fans, upgraded hardware, owner lock-out closet, Smart TV's and more.... Amenities include an elevator, private beach access,swimming pool and on-site parking. Carolina Surf was renovated in 2021. The building has a new elevator, stairwells, roof, hardie plank siding, paint, high impact windows and doors, electric, plumbing, HVAC, water heater, flooring, bathrooms, kitchen, appliances and more! This immaculate Condominium is located in the heart of Carolina Beach. You are within walking distance to the Carolina Beach Boardwalk, dining and shopping. A short island drive or bike ride takes you to the state park, the aquarium, historical Fort Fisher, launching your boat, catching the ferry, or the grocery store. The condo is 15 miles to historic downtown Wilmington and 18.5 miles to the ILM airport. Rental income information is available upon request.

201 Carolina Beach Avenue S Unit #406, Carolina Beach

Listing courtesy of Intracoastal Realty Corp.

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