Everyone falls in love with our tropical paradise while visiting Wrightsville Beach. Wrightsville Beach maintains a year-round population of just under 3,000. Wrightsville Beach, NC is well known for the beauty of its houses, which are considered to be prime examples of contemporary Southern beach architecture.
Many of the classic, old-fashioned beach cottages have been renovated or replaced over the years. The oldest of these early cottage dates to 1897. Construction, renewal and renovation are constantly occurring on the beach, even among houses built in the 1980s and 1990s. The property values of Wrightsville Beach's finest properties range from $800,000.00 well into the millions.
In 2001, Wrightsville Beach received the MetroBravo! Award for a great place to own a second home. The local residents whom are homeowners of homes that have stayed in the family for generations. Hence the exclusive atmosphere and a stable real estate market that makes home ownership on this beach a sound choice. Naturally the main attraction to Wrightsville Beach is the beach. Johnny Mercer's Pier, located in the middle of Wrightsville Beach, is considered to be an excellent place for fishing. Surfing is also very popular as is just walking down the beach or pulling your boat up and having lunch.
The four primary hotels on the beach are The Surf Suites, Shell Island Resort, Blockade Runner and Holiday Inn Sunspree. There are several restaurants, stores, a gourmet grocery store and several marinas on Wrightsville Beach and Harbor Island. Wrightsville Beach is lovely place to live, and to invest in!