If you want to live in a relaxed, welcoming community take a look at all the homes for sale among our Sunset Beach listings. This is where you can live the good life. Sunset Beach boasts a breathtaking shoreline and is attractive in both its landscape and its relaxed atmosphere. Established in 1968, Sunset Beach is the southernmost of the North Carolina barrier islands and is 3 miles of the most beautiful beachfront in the state.
We have an assortment of both residential and commercial properties for sale in this area as well as undeveloped parcels of land. Exclusive residential communities such as the Thistle Golf Estates offers elegant homes currently under construction where you'll have access to 27 holes of golf. Boat owners will appreciate the properties we have available on Tubbs Inlet where you'll have your own pier/floating dock and bulkhead. Magnificent homes with unparalleled views and spacious layouts await new owners. Whether you're looking for your next home, a place to retire to, or investment property, your money will be well invested when you purchase real estate in Sunset Beach.
Sunset Beach, NC is the smallest and quietest of three barrier islands that make up the South Brunswick Islands. The flavor of the real estate in Sunset Beach provides a small town atmosphere but offers a diversity of cultural activities. Residents enjoy waterfront dining venues, theatre, museums, shopping, miniature golf and golf courses offering both casual golf and competitive tournaments. Nearby is the town of Calabash that is considered to be the "Seafood Capital of the World" due to its Calabash-style seafood and the many restaurants.
The island offers a large natural habitat that creates a perfect environment for Loggerhead Sea Turtles, foxes and more. An experience unique to Sunset Beach is the walk through Mad Inlet to Bird Island. Bird Island is a 1,300-acre North Carolina Coastal Reserve completely untouched by development. Several state and federally listed birds use the Bird Island habitats for nesting and feeding. These include the threatened piping plover, the endangered wood stork and the black skimmer, which is a state species of special concern.
The island of Sunset Beach is dedicated to preserving its small town atmosphere. The local coastal environment and the close proximity to amenities are the main reason visitors and residents love the island so much. This is an ideal location for those who enjoy water sports that include pier fishing, surf fishing, surfing, boating, swimming, and all things fun at the beach.
Less than 10 minutes by car from the NC/SC state line you'll be in close proximity to Little River, North Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. In addition, within a 15-minute drive is the Grand Strand area where more than 110 championship golf courses await. It?s not by accident that Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has been named the "Golf Capital of the World"! While many residents enjoy day trips to SC they're all happy to return to the enchanting community of Sunset Beach that they call home.