The Greenville Sound Area of Wilmington NC is a highly sought-after location for a coastal lifestyle. It includes the waterfront communities between Bradley Creek and Hewletts Creek that border the Intracoastal Waterway. Greenville Sound is a perfect coastal destination if you desire to be close to the beach, boating access, and Wilmington’s fine stores and restaurants.
Several of the waterfront communities in the Greenville Sound Area have their own private marina, boat slip facilities or a community boat ramp. Some waterfront homes have deeded boat slips and others are close to marinas that offer boat slips for rent or boat storage with easy access. Some of the most popular waterfront communities in the Greenville Sound Area that offer boating access are:
• Greenville Sound Gardens
• Turtle Hall
• Shandy Point
• Towles Road
• Ariel Cove
• Rabbit Run
• Cedar Island North
• Shinn Point
• Shinn Creek Estates
• Quail Run
• Cedar Landing
With access to the waterfront by boat, paradise awaits you! You will be able to enjoy Masonboro Island, a pristine uninhabited barrier island 8.4 miles long. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the Intracoastal Waterway, Masonboro Inlet and Carolina Beach Inlet. Masonboro Island is a popular destination, with seemingly endless beaches. Other popular destinations for boaters are nearby Figure Eight Island, Wrightsville Beach, Topsail Island, Carolina Beach, and Lea-Hutaff Island. You can also take your boat to dine at several waterfront restaurants such as Bluewater, The Bridge Tender, Dockside and the Fish House.
Kayaking and paddle-boarding are great ways to explore many of the undeveloped barrier islands and the hundreds of acres of tidal marshes and creeks. You'll also find an abundance of birds and other creatures that live in a coastal habitat: blue heron, ospreys, loggerheads, green turtles, terns, cranes, blue crabs, and fiddler crabs, to name just a few.
Several of the waterfront communities in the Greenville Sound Area are connected via walkways, easements and bridges over the marsh. Taking a walk, riding your bike or going for a run in this coastal setting over the marshes is hard to match and a great way to meet your neighbors. Monica is an 18-year resident of the Greenville Sound Area and an expert on the real estate market. Let her show you the coastal and boating lifestyle that residents of the Greenville Sound Area enjoy each day.
Below are a selection of homes for sale in the Greenville Sound Area of Wilmington. To view more homes use the Search tool feature at the top of the page.
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