Wrightsville Beach

23 East Salisbury Street, Wilmington, North Carolina
Beach Beach
Fishing Fishing
Kayaking Kayaking
Coastal Boating Coastal Boating

National Geographic Magazine named Wrightsville Beach one of the World’s 20 Best Surf Towns in 2012. A beach goers paradise, miles of sandy beaches, a famous fishing pier and every type of water sport are what folks think about when they think of Wrightsville Beach, a best beach town in North Carolina. The Masonboro Inlet and Mason Inlet provide quick access to Atlantic Ocean for deep water fishing and coastal boating. The Masonboro Sound and Middle Sound are protected waterways on the west side of the barrier island. Boat ramps, sailing schools and tackle shops cater to boating enthusiasts.

The island is four miles long and is a popular place for second and vacation Wrightsville Beach homes. With water all around the island, Wrightsville Beach is hot spot for SUP paddle boarding. This best beach town in North Carolina has been hailed as “where the rich go on weekends” by The Wall Street Journal (1999) and as one of the “best places to vacation” by Money Magazine (2001). The population swells considerably in the summer months with thousands of overnight visitors and day trippers. Limited public parking keeps the transient beach traffic low. Wrightsville Beach is pet friendly.

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH AMENITIES

  • Four Miles Sandy Beach
  • Johnnie Mercer's Fishing Pier
  • Wrightsville Beach Park with Four Lighted Tennis Courts
  • Wrightsville Beach Marina, Dockside Marina, and Bridge Tender Marina
  • Big Lollipop Bay
  • The Loop 2.45 Mile Walking Path

On the south end of the barrier island is Carolina Yacht Club, the third oldest yacht club in the United States. On the north end of the barrier island, you'll find expensive oceanfront homes and beachfront condominiums on Shell Island. Wrightsville Beach is a tight knit community. Old-fashioned beach cottages and new hurricane resistant Wrightsville Beach homes can be rented seasonally.  Residents on the island have easy access to the beach, the Intracoastal Waterway and tasty restaurants such as Bluewater American Grill, The Oceanic Restaurant and Banks Channel. John J. Blair Elementary School, M C S Noble Middle School, E. A. Laney High School, Wilmington Preparatory School and Friends School of Wilmington are the nearest best schools to Wrightsville Beach.

Our real estate score for Wrightsville Beach in Wilmington North Carolina is 81.

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Wrightsville BeachYour score:82 / 100Reviews:3

Property Owner Reviews

Property Owner: Anonymous
Wonderful beach and beach community.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:95/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
60/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
60/100
Average:80/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
60/100
HOA/POA Dues:
40/100
Membership Fees:
60/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:77/100
Our Score:
Platinum
81/100

Property Owner Reviews

Property Owner: Anonymous
Wonderful beach and beach community.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:95/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
60/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
60/100
Average:80/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
60/100
HOA/POA Dues:
40/100
Membership Fees:
60/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:77/100

Proximity

Nearest Hospital:
9miles
100/100
Nearest State Park:
18 miles
60/100
Nearest Shopping Mall:
3 miles
100/100
Nearest Good Restaurants:
0 miles
100/100
Nearest Airport - Commercial:
10 miles
100/100
Nearest College:
6 miles
100/100
Nearest Landfill:
17 miles
60/100
Nearest Nuclear Facility:
38 miles
40/100
Nearest Odorous Facility:
0 miles
100/100
Proximity Average80/100

Amenities

Beach Access:
100/100
Community Parks:
60/100
Intracoastal Access:
100/100
Marina:
100/100

Curb Appeal

Gated Entrance:
No
60/100
Streets Paved:
Yes
60/100
Street Lighting:
Power lines
60/100
Landscaping:
Enhanced
60/100
Water:
City
Sewer:
City

Developer Credibility

The Town of Wrightsville Beach controls the barrier island. 

No negative news is found on the internet about Wrightsville Beach.

100/100

Sold Pricing

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Taxes

County:
New Hanover County
Real Estate:
0.0084%
Sales Tax:
7.00%
Southeast Average
Real Estate: 0.5024%
Sales Tax: 7.41%
The real estate tax millage rate has been converted for you to an annual percentage.

HOA/POA Annual Dues

Annual Dues:
$0

Annual Club Membership Dues

Southeast Average
Golf: $8,011
Sport: $2,331
Social: $5,125

Initiation Fees/Deposits

Southeast Average
Golf: $34,110
Sport: $10,787
Social: $18,804

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Community Scorecard

Our Score:
Platinum
81/100

Proximity

Nearest Hospital:
9miles
100/100
Nearest State Park:
18 miles
60/100
Nearest Shopping Mall:
3 miles
100/100
Nearest Good Restaurants:
0 miles
100/100
Nearest Airport - Commercial:
10 miles
100/100
Nearest College:
6 miles
100/100
Nearest Landfill:
17 miles
60/100
Nearest Nuclear Facility:
38 miles
40/100
Nearest Odorous Facility:
0 miles
100/100
Proximity Average80/100

Amenities

Beach Access:
100/100
Community Parks:
60/100
Intracoastal Access:
100/100
Marina:
100/100

Hidden from Standard
Hidden from Narrow

Curb Appeal

Gated Entrance:
No
60/100
Streets Paved:
Yes
60/100
Street Lighting:
Power lines
60/100
Landscaping:
Enhanced
60/100
Water:
City
Sewer:
City

Developer Credibility

The Town of Wrightsville Beach controls the barrier island. 

No negative news is found on the internet about Wrightsville Beach.

100/100

Taxes

County:
New Hanover County
Real Estate:
0.0084%
Sales Tax:
7.00%
Southeast Average
Real Estate: 0.5024%
Sales Tax: 7.41%
The real estate tax millage rate has been converted for you to an annual percentage.

HOA/POA Annual Dues

Annual Dues:
$0

Annual Club Membership Dues

Southeast Average
Golf: $8,011
Sport: $2,331
Social: $5,125

Initiation Fees/Deposits

Southeast Average
Golf: $34,110
Sport: $10,787
Social: $18,804