Oak Island, Holden Beach, and St. James Real Estate & Homes for Sale in North Carolina
Tucked away along 45 miles of tranquil powder-sand beaches and gentle surf on North Carolina's southernmost stretch of coastline, the Brunswick Islands are one of the hottest vacation and real estate spots on the East Coast. Unspoiled, family-oriented beaches, such as Holden Beach and Oak Island, comprise the Brunswick Islands and offer a pleasing climate, a wide variety of gated communities and a multitude of recreational, business, cultural and real estate opportunities.
Historical Wilmington and the nightlife of Myrtle Beach, SC are just 30 minutes away. The towns of Supply and Holden Beach share a population of approximately 1,000 people in the winter months and more than 12,500 in the summer. Holden Beach is known as a sea turtle habitat and an excellent spot for offshore fishing. Oak Island is the most populous Brunswick Island with almost 10,000 residents and is an ideal destination for the active nature lover. Public beach access, boat ramps, parks and recreation trails are popular island amenities and the beaches of Oak Island are a focal point for the protection of sea turtle nesting and habitats. These serene Brunswick Islands may seem trapped in time but Holden Island now has a two-lane, elevated bridge connecting it to the mainland.
The Brunswick County Schools serve nearly 11,000 students with a teacher-student ratio of 15:1. Supply Elementary Schools have an 11:1 student-teacher ratio. Yet, growth has not diminished the natural beauty, the outstanding quality of life and the genuine southern hospitality of this timeless area. Real estate options in Holden Beach, Supply and Oak Island consist of single-family detached homes, estate properties, golf and waterfront condominiums and land lots.
Oak Island, NC