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Carolina Beach Real Estate

14 miles south of Wilmington is the authentic North Carolina beach, Carolina Beach. Its nostalgic feeling is carried throughout the well known boardwalk, and state park. However, the the active nightlife and charter boat basin keep life upbeat and exciting.


Carolina Beach State Park is full of adventure.  Covering 761-acres of land, the park is a place for people from all over to enjoy the peacefulness of the outdoors. A large marina provides boat access, and top notch fishing spots.  Miles of hiking trails lead to historical monuments and private beaches. You may even catch a glance at a Venus-Fly Trap, one of the world’s most unique carnivorous plants. Stay overnight in one of the many camping sites secluded by tall trees.  But don’t worry if you don’t know where to begin, stop by the visitor center to get more information and guidance.


Built in the 1930’s, The Carolina Beach Boardwalk has been a go-to destination for visitors and locals for decades. It was ranked one of the top 10 boardwalks in the country by Food & Wine Magazine. It’s retro-theme includes amusement rides, local concerts, and arcades.  The boardwalk is a pedestrian only district, encouraging visitors to spend the day walking around safely. It’s countless shops and restaurants includes local favorites like Britts Donut Shop, who has been serving customers with a smile since 1939.  


One of Carolina Beach’s biggest attractions is Freeman Park.  Providing pristine beach experiences day and night. Four-wheel cars are welcome to drive out onto the sand, with permits that can be purchased daily or yearly.  Enjoy camping on the sand, under the stars, and with the sound of the waves hushing you to sleep. Dogs are encouraged at the park no matter the time of year; in the peak season of April to October, however, they must be on a leash.  Horses are also welcome, during the months of October through March. For more information and regulations about Freeman Park, click here.


Pleasure Island hosts three fishing tournaments each year: the Atlantic Anglers’ Spring Classic Surf Fishing Tournament, the East Coast Got-Em-On-Live-Bait Classic King Mackerel Tournament, and the Carolina Beach Surf Fishing Tournament.  However, the marinas stay active continuously with charters and a large community of fishermen.


Carolina Beach is known for its authentic local seafood restaurants. Surf House Oyster Bar & Surf Camp, Michael’s Seafood Restaurant, and Shuckin Shack Oyster Bar are just a few of the many.  

There are many different ways to be a property owner in Carolina Beach.  There are single family homes starting in the $200,000’s.  Waterfront condos starting in the upper $100,000’s.  Waterfront single family homes starting in the $400,000’s.  To see all Carolina Beach properties for sale click here.