If you're looking to live in a resort-like beach town that boasts crystal clear waters comparable to that of the Caribbean, then look no further than the pristine Cape Fear Coast town of Wrightsville Beach. Wrightsville Beach is situated in New Hanover County just 20 minutes from the heart of the Wilmington metro area and all its educational facilities, cultural landmarks, and economic opportunities. As the smaller barrier island on the Cape Fear Coast in comparison to the town's southernmost neighbors of Kure Beach and Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach offers residents with a feeling of exclusivity from its unique island charm and laid-back lifestyle to the air of sophistication with Wilmington located just right across the Intracoastal Waterway.
The community radiates village-style charm with its five-mile stretch of sparkling white sand and relaxed atmosphere. Boaters enjoy full-service marinas and charter cruises. Residents enjoy a city park with lighted tennis courts, volleyball and basketball courts, football and soccer fields, and the "Loop," a fitness trail encircling the inner island. The island's Museum of History chronicles the area's nautical and cultural heritage. Exciting nightlife and fine seafood restaurants are also located on Pleasure Island and Wrightsville Beach. Numerous community events are held annually here on Wrightsville Beach, and a diverse real estate market offers prospective buyers with a variety of lovely homes. Housing options throughout Wrightsville Beach include an eclectic selection of beachfront homes, single-family residences, and townhouses and condos.
Real Estate Market Summary - Prices of Wrightsville Beach Homes for Sale
Wrightsville Beach offers a diverse selection of homes. Single-family homes start in the $400,000 range for cute cottages and can exceed $4.5 million for custom built estates. Beachfront condominiums run from $100,000 to over $2.5 million in such neighborhoods and enclaves as Shell Island Resort Hotel and Condominiums, Seapath, Station One, The Islander, and Duneridge. Prices for townhomes in Wrightsville Beach start in the $350,000 range and can go into the $1.5 million range. Some of the townhome and condo developments include exclusive luxury amenities such as pools, private boat docks and slips and waterfront views.
Wrightsville Beach Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of February 22nd, 2019: homes priced around $1,092,600 compared to $1,092,600 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Friday, February 22nd, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.