The Atlantic ocean is on the east side of the town, and Pleasure Island and Carolina Beach State Park run along the west side. It's fun and festive atmosphere makes it a top living destination for families, or for renters seeking the perfect getaway. The homes for sale in Carolina Beach vary from rustic beach cottages to waterfront duplexes to modern condos. The area is characterized by the 1950s-style boardwalk, which gives it a vintage charm and attracts homeowners from across the country. Unlike other beaches in the region, there is plenty of room to continue real estate development.
The history of Carolina Beach is visible in its old-time boardwalk and its oceanfront amusement park. The Carolina Beach skyline is lit by the neon Ferris wheel and other rides, which are within walking distance of hot food stands games, and, of course, the ocean. The Carolina Beach Boardwalk Amusement Park is fun for the whole family, a throwback to summer vacations of decades past. Grab an ice cream cone, play an arcade game, go on a ride, or catch some live local music. In Carolina Beach, it’s like a carnival every night.
The area is thriving with restaurants, bars, and plenty of outdoor and indoor entertainment. You’ll find a tight-knit local community of friendly locals, who are more than willing to strike up a conversation or recommend an eatery (be sure to check out Shuckin’ Shack’s original location near the boardwalk). The beaches are vast, laid-back, and clean. They are a point of pride for the local community and make an excellent location for gorgeous beachfront homes, condominiums, and vacation rentals. North Carolina beach real estate is alive and well in this dynamic community.
Beyond the sun and surf, Carolina Beach is also home to Carolina Beach State Park, a truly one-of-a-kind nature preserve located on the western edge of the island along the Cape Fear River. At over 700 acres, it’s a fantastic getaway for camping, hiking, fishing, bird watching, and exploring. Carolina Beach State Park is famous for its naturally occurring Venus flytraps, and its unique landscape of white sand and forest. You can kayak along one of the area’s many salt marshes or scout for Ospreys at Snow’s Cut. For the nature lover, it is one of the most diverse natural habitats on the coast.
Carolina Beach is a family-friendly beach town that is just a few miles’ commute to Wilmington or Kure Beach. The beautiful scenery makes it an easy drive. The local population is approximately 5,000, making it an intimate and down-to-earth community. The summer tourism industry keeps the local economy strong, and the local schools have an excellent reputation. There are also plenty of quiet neighborhoods, spacious starter homes, and large front yards. Or perhaps an upscale condominium with a swimming pool is more your style.
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