Figure Eight Island Real Estate
With only one bridge, guarded by a gate, to get onto this private barrier island; Figure Eight Island is known for its luxury homes and secluded beaches. The unique 1,300 acre island holds five miles of white sandy beaches and 475 exclusive privately owned homes, and not a single commercial business. However, just miles away from Wilmington and Wrightsville beach, enjoy the vibrant town amenities and the tranquility of the island all wrapped up in one perfect oasis.
Nature lovers will enjoy the array of birds, shells, and wildlife that inhabit the island. Along with the optimal atmosphere for: kayaking, fishing, surfing, swimming, and boating. The prefered method of transportation on the island is biking, due to the low amount of traffic. However, there are paved roads that connect the island to the mainland. Many houses along the intracoastal have docks, that allow boaters to hop over to other islands for the day, or grab a quick bite to eat at Wrightsville Beach or Topsail Island.
Figure Eight Island Yacht Club offers a way for residents to come together. Providing fitness classes, kids camps, and summer activities, they are continually finding ways to keep people involved. However, if you are just looking for a pool to lay by, or a quick dining option on the island you can find these as well! Tennis courts and bridge tournaments keep friendly competition alive, while relaxing looking over the calmness of the intracoastal. Dock your boat at their marina, either for the day or for long-term storage.
Figure Eight Island is often referred to as “North Carolina’s Best Kept Secret”. However, it is no secret to us why so many people are dying to purchase property on this secluded island. Lots can be purchased starting just over 1 million to build a new home. Gorgeous ready to move in luxury single family homes on the island range from 1 million upward to 6 million. There are ample waterfront homes starting around 2 million, many with private pools and large lot sizes. To see all homes for sale on Figure Eight Island, click here.