The coastal community of Oak Island, North Carolina, has approximately 28 miles of breathtaking coastline and is where you'll find historic homes nestled around the island and beach cottages scattered up and down the coastline. The beautiful oak trees that give this island its name are part of spacious settings that provides residents and visitors the gorgeous views of the surrounding coastal area. Living here you'll have all the benefits of city living yet in a secluded, peaceful, and tranquil setting.
This resort community recently came in #3 for the "Top 10 Beach Towns for Retirees" by a survey CBS News did. This is an ideal location for anyone that wants to live near the ocean. The town of Oak Island has 65 public beach accesses on its 14 miles of south-facing sandy beachfront. Fishermen and boaters of all types will have access to fishing docks and piers, 3 public boat ramps, and many other access points to the Davis Canal and Intracoastal Waterway. This is the place to be if you love fishing, kayaking, boating and other water sports.
Oak Island boasts a municipal 18 hole golf course in the town as well as eight parks, a fishing pier on the island's west end and a large park on the mainland that provides both baseball and football fields for public use. There's a skate park, dog park, a cabana on the oceanfront with an observation deck, assorted piers offering fishing opportunities and two marinas.
From the fishing, golfing and resort amenities, to countless opportunities to explore nature in a variety of ways, Oak Island is an optimal venue for enjoying the finest things North Carolina provides. Oak Island's business district includes convenience stores, banks, art galleries, coffee houses, ice cream parlors, retail shops, bakeries, restaurants, pubs, motels, service businesses, real estate and professional offices and medical facilities. The beachside of the island includes motels, rental cottages and condos, restaurants, piers, a few retail shops, pubs and a marina.
The Town of Oak Island encompasses a large majority of the island, areas on the mainland around both bridges, thousands of undeveloped land near the Swain's Cut Bridge and the golf course community of South Harbour Village. If you want to live somewhere that you'll be able to stay active this is it. You're sure to appreciate the extensive recreational paths for bikes and pedestrians to enjoy, recreation trails, numerous parks and playgrounds and a full service parks and recreation department.
If you're looking for real estate in a coastal community, consider the homes in Oak Island North Carolina that we have to show you. From single family homes to townhouses, condos, and villas, the selection of properties we have is sure to include that ideal home you've been looking for.