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Carolina Beach - Home Is Where The Heart Is

Shopping for homes in the beautiful Carolina Beach, North Carolina?

Whether you are looking for the perfect vacation home, starter home or retirement home, Carolina Beach, NC real estate has a lot to offer:

History of Carolina Beach

Nestled between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean, Carolina Beach real estate offers the scenic beauty and serenity many dream of when considering the purchase of a new home. Because of its proximity to the mild temperatures of the Gulf Stream, Carolina Beach, NC is an ideal location for a residence. From mid-April to November you can enjoy a variety of great outdoor activities, from sunning on the white beaches to fishing, boating, golfing or surfing.



About 5,000 residents make Carolina Beach their home, but the population swells with visitors during the summer months.  Since the 1860’s, people have been coming to enjoy the beaches, summer breezes, and outdoor activities that Carolina Beach NC real estate has to offer.  The Gulf Stream brings temperate weather to Carolina Beach, so don’t be surprised if you see folks wearing flip flops from April to November. 


Carolina Beach Real Estate

The warm climate and family-friendly atmosphere make Carolina Beach a great place to call home.  A growing number of people come to Carolina Beach on vacation and decide to stay!  Carolina Beach has homes of all shapes, sizes, and prices.  Whether you’re looking for an oceanfront home big enough for your whole family, a condo with a view of the ocean, a beach cottage, or something in between, the real estate professionals at Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage can help you find the Carolina Beach, NC real estate that’s just right for you.

Here, you will find an array of affordable homes perfectly suited for you and your family. Whether you’re searching for a one-, two- or three-bedroom Carolina Beach NC home, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage – the number one real estate company in Southeastern North Carolina – has the expertise to help you make the best home-buying decision.

Contact our Realtors now today to start the search for your dream Carolina Beach, NC real estate.

Activities and Entertainment

The allure of Carolina Beach North Carolina never goes out of style.  The few remaining 1950’s motor courts and beach cottages intermingled with newer, larger Carolina Beach homes and upscale hotels are a reminder that generations before you have enjoyed ice cream cones and days at the beach here.  The simple experiences, like collecting shells or flying kites on the shore, have timeless appeal and make Carolina Beach a great place for family fun.   

Carolina Beach is well-known for its variety of ways to have fun outdoors.  Whether you want to enjoy nature at the beaches and parks or some manmade fun at amusement park and Boardwalk, this North Carolina community has lots of ways to make happy memories. 

Spend the morning hiking any of the six trails at the 761-acre Carolina Beach State Park and see the carnivorous Venus flytrap plant.  Rent a kayak and explore the salt marshes.  Reel in a Spanish mackerel from the Carolina Beach Fishing pier or go drive right out on the sand at Freeman Park and go surf fishing.  Frolic in the surf on your new boogie board, collect shells, or relax with a good book under a beach umbrella.  Dig in to some fresh seafood from a variety of local restaurants or hit the Boardwalk for a sweet treat from famous Britt’s Donuts.  Put on your shagging shoes (or no shoes at all) and dance to your favorite beach music songs until dark, when you can settle down on the beach and watch the free weekly fireworks show.

Or take advantage of all the other exciting adventures waiting for you in Carolina Beach, NC:

• Boardwalk & Amusement Park
• Carolina Beach State Park
• Carolina Beach Fishing Pier
• Sport Fishing Charters
• Sightseeing Cruises
• Splash Water Park
• Local specialty dining, including fresh local seafood
• Golf at area resorts, public courses and country clubs
• North Carolina Birding Trail
• Pleasure Island Safari
• Freeman Park
• Surfboard, boat, bicycle, & kayak rentals
• Britt’s Donuts
• Specialty shopping
• Free outdoor movie screenings at the Lake
• Free summer concerts
• Fireworks on the Beach
• Free Entertainment on the Boardwalk
• Farmers Market & Art Show
• NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher
• Fort Fisher / Southport Ferry
• Fort Fisher State Historic Site
• NC Underwater Archaeology Center

Carolina Beach NC Events

Looking for something to get the entire family excited? Carolina Beach residents can enjoy a variety of exciting community events all year long. If you purchase Carolina Beach, NC real estate, you will never have to worry about being bored. The annual events in this beach community offer your family a golden opportunity to build new memories, make new friends, and start new traditions. 

Just some of the Carolina Beach annual events include:

• Boardwalk Blast Family Night
• Chowder Cook-Off
• Christmas by the Sea
• Country Music Festival
• East Coast Got Em 'On Classic King Mackerel Tournament
• Island of Lights
• Jazz Under the Stars
• NC Flatfish Championship
• Pleasure Island Beach Music Festival
• Pleasure Island Seafood, Blues, & Jazz Festival
• Pleasure Island Surf Fishing Challenge
• Polar Bear Plunge at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk
• Salty Paws Festival
• Southern Coastal Bluegrass Festival
• Surf It Save It NC Aquarium Surf Festival

Want to learn more about Carolina Beach? Find out all New Hanover County has to offer residents like you. 


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