Kure Beach is primarily a residential area that is growing, some say, in the footsteps of Wrightsville Beach. It's a sleepy beach community that has an upscale flair about it located just south of Carolina Beach. The drive to Downtown Wilmington is only about 25 minutes, putting you within easy reach of all its cultural amenities. With about 1,500 residents, this small town is idyllic for families that want a peaceful and serene place to call home.
Interested in calling Kure Beach home? There are plenty of neighborhoods and Kure Beach homes for sale to consider, including Ocean Dunes, Seawatch, Tuckers Square, Beachwalk, Fort Fisher Estates and Kure Beach Village. Smaller oceanfront cottages and Kure Beach condos can be found for under $300,000. Many are even under $200,000. Those looking for luxury Kure Beach oceanfront homes can spend anywhere from under one million dollars to several million dollars on the home of their dreams.
In addition to the shops and man-made entertainment in Kure Beach. Residents and visitors alike can explore salt marshes in Kure Beach, deep forests, and biking trails. When you live in Kure Beach, there's no excuse for not getting in your exercise! Kure Beach really captures your heart with its small town charm, plethora of recreational activities and historic richness.
The Kure Beach Fishing Pier is a local attraction that happens to be the oldest fishing pier in the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy watching the tide roll in while sitting on one of the benches during the day or take a walk along the lighted pier at night. You'll find fresh seafood served up at the restaurants and a variety of small shops to browse through.
Another attraction just South of Kure Beach is the Fort Fisher area and Civil War Museum. Many people come to learn about the role Fort Fisher played in the American Civil War. You'll also find the amazing North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher that hosts indoor and outdoor exhibits, workshops and adventures throughout the year. This is a great educational resource for families with children. For $8 or less per person, you can touch a live shark, play with a bottle-nose dolphin, take a 3-D journey to learn about whales, play on springy cables in a reef exhibit and much more!
If you would like to spend the day at the beach, there's a recreational center at Fort Fisher, where you can enjoy miles of beaches, check out the visitor’s center and wash off in the showers afterwards. Then after a day in the sun and salty water, head over to the ice cream stand and enjoy a refreshing cone with your family.
If Kure Beach sounds like a place you want to call home, the first step is meeting with one of our agents at 5 Star Real Estate. Buyers who are interested in Kure Beach condos can find one with all of the newest updates and features. If oceanfront homes or Kure Beach cottages are what you're looking for, we can take a look at what you want and help you find it. Let us be your guide to finding your relaxing beach home in this charming little town.