Thinking about making a move to Wilmington? Whether you’re new to the area or a family needing a bit more space, Wilmington has some amazing properties at prices that will suit your taste. Let’s take a look at some of the various communities sprinkled throughout the Wilmington area:
Boating Fan? You’ll Be Right at Home in Wrightsville Beach
Lovers of the beach and boating lifestyles will enjoy the picturesque community of Wrightsville Beach. Home to more than 3,000 year-round residents, the Wrightsville Beach area features a wide variety of properties, ranging from smaller condominiums to large three or four-story houses. There are a number of marinas and yacht clubs for parking your watercraft, and if you’re feeling like some exercise a quick jog around “The Loop” in the morning will reward you with a beautiful sunrise.
Landfall: a Picturesque Paradise for Golf Lovers
Regularly listed as one of the premier residential areas in the country, Landfall is a 2,200 acre community that features more than 1,500 homes. Although a more intimate community, Landfall has a solid amenity infrastructure including trails, parks, roadways, lakes and conservation areas, and is well-known for its 45 holes of championship golf on courses designed by Jack Nicklaus and Pete Dye.
Forest Hills: a Majestic Neighborhood Full of Lush Greenery
Located east of downtown Wilmington, Forest Hills is a community built for those who enjoy larger homes with a sizeable yard. Considered an ‘upscale’ neighborhood by many, homes in this area feature Colonial, Victorian and Tudor designs and can reach up to more than 5,000 square feet in size. Forest Hills is an excellent spot for those looking to raise a family, and green-thumb types will love the lush gardens throughout the area.
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Find a Slower Pace in Historic Downtown Wilmington
First settled in 1732, the old city spans a 200-block radius that wraps around the Cape Fear River and offers a mix of city amenities with a slower-paced lifestyle than most areas of this size. Those who love the arts will enjoy quick access to Thalian Hall, numerous galleries and arts centers throughout the area and the many acts that travel through in the summer. Historic Downtown Wilmington also features large, classic mansions and properties which display a timeless beauty.
Retiring to Wilmington? You’ll Want to Consider Porters Neck Plantation
Tucked between Hampstead and Wilmington, Porters Neck Plantation is an 850 acre private community that was conceived and developed in the late 1980s. As the name suggests, the area was originally a plantation dating back to the 1700s, and much of the green space has been retained in the current setting. The community centerpiece is a Tom Fazio-designed 18-hole golf course which golfing fans of any handicap will enjoy. Other leisure facilities include tennis course, a fitness center, running areas and more.
Finding the Right Community in Wilmington, NC
Whether you’re a family with young children attending elementary school or a couple looking to enjoy a coastal lifestyle in retirement, Wilmington has a community perfect for you. The above are just a few of our community guides – you can click here to view others and to determine where you might want to live. Don’t forget that the Keith Beatty Real Estate Team is always here to help, and you can contact us at (910) 509-1924 or by clicking the button below.