Nestled between midtown Wilmington and Monkey Junction, Pine Valley offers residents and renters all of the convenience of being close to downtown, with all the charm of a quiet, residential area. If that weren’t enough, it’s also centrally located exactly in-between Wrightsville Beach and Carolina Beach.
Praised for its family-friendly nature, there are plenty of outdoor activities in Pine Valley for people of all ages, from kids to adults and seniors. For example, Pine Valley Country Club, located just off College Road, provides some of the best golfing in Wilmington. It also offers its members access to a stunning outdoor pool, beautiful tennis courts, and a clubhouse featuring a full-service bar and restaurant.
Halyburton Park has one of Wilmington’s best wheelchair accessible hiking/biking trails as well as a playground, picnic shelter, and community center that residents can rent out for their next big event. Just down the road, Wade Park features 17 acres of land where visitors can catch a glimpse of some of the plants and animals native to Wilmington, NC, in addition to picnic and play areas.
During those days when it’s just too hot or too cold to get some fresh air, there are numerous indoor attractions in Pine Valley as well. The Cameron Art Museum has been wowing visitors with a variety of exhibits, installations, and local events since 1962. The museum campus also features nearly ten acres of nature to explore, as well as an outdoor art park with some of the most beautiful stunning sculptures in Wilmington.
The Midtown YMCA and the YWCA Lower Cape Fear flank either side of Pine Valley, offering countless classes and activities for children and adults of all ages, from swim lessons to childcare to opportunities to get more involved with the local community. Finally, Long Leaf Mall has a little something for everyone, with its salons, restaurants, and home goods stores.
There are some excellent hidden gems tucked away inside the Pine Valley area of Wilmington. The Slice of Life Pizzeria & Pub at the corner of 17th Street and South College Road is a staple for late-night eats. The Pine Valley Market offers hearty breakfasts, delicious sandwiches, and fantastic catering for weddings or events.
Something Fishy is your one-stop-shop for all things seafood, from fish, crab, and shrimp to a variety of sides, it’s a local spot you won’t want to miss. If you’re in the mood for something different and delicious, Southern Thai offers the best in a variety of Asian and Thai appetizers, soups, salads, and entrees. And of course, you can always just grab something to cook for yourself at Wilmington’s midtown Publix location.
Residents of Pine Valley have some excellent options in terms of where to send their kids to school. Pine Valley Elementary serves kids from kindergarten through fifth grade until they move on to Roland-Grise Middle School. Once they’re ready to begin their high school journey, teens can transition on to John T. Hoggard High School. Alternatively, Cape Fear Academy offers private school education for children from pre-k3 all the way through twelfth grade.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Wilmington, NC, you can’t go wrong by checking what’s available in Pine Valley. This neighborhood offers a beautiful mixture of homes, ranging from ranches built in the 1950s to split level homes built in the 1980s to brand new houses. Square footages in Pine Valley range from 1,500 to 2,500 sq. ft. and prices tend to fluctuate between the low $160s to the mid or high $300s.
Call the agents at Network Realty at 800-747-1968 to learn more about buying or selling a home in Pine Valley.