The Best Coastal Retirement Properties

When it comes to retirement one of the best things about it is the freedom to be able to move to wherever you truly want to live. Many people, after retirement, relocate to a warmer location such as our coastal North Carolina. Here you can play golf year round yet it doesn’t get as incredibly hot as it does further south like Florida, for instance. Moving to this area will provide the added benefits of a lower cost of living, more retirement properties available and more communities we suited to retirees. Some of the best coastal retirement properties that we have are located right here in the coastal Brunswick Islands of North Carolina.

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Holden Beach Retirement Properties

We have Holden Beach homes that include features you’ve earned in your next house such as gourmet kitchens both indoors and out, elevators, hot tubs, whirlpool tubs and master suites with walk-in closets and fireplaces. These homes, many single level, were built with attention to detail and will make a big difference in the quality of your living environment. The manicured landscaping shows pride in ownership to anyone passing. From outside or inside many of these homes you can enjoy the limitless water views of the ocean, Intracoastal Waterway, salt marshes and the Shallotte River. If you’re looking for new a home consider Overlook at Caison’s Creek where luxury townhomes can be found less than a mile from the beach.


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Brunswick County Retirement Properties

When you’re ready to retire in comfort this might be the perfect location for you. Homes here include a full range of sizes and prices that anyone in retirement can afford. If it’s luxury you’re wanting, we have that too.An inventory that includes oceanfront home on the Brunswick Islands to homes further inland and close to Wilmington will give you a number of choices to select from. You can be as close to or far from the water as you’d like. No matter where you live in Brunswick County you’ll always be just a short drive from the coast as well as all that the City of Wilmington has to offer.


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Sunset Beach Retirement Properties

As one of the South Brunswick Islands, Sunset Beach is a laid back, friendly beach community offering residents everything that comes to mind when you hear its name. Centrally located between Wilmington, NC and Myrtle Beach SC you’ll be well situated for easy access to a wealth of entertainment, dining, and amusement venues. For new homes check out Cape Side, a small serene community. Strict architectural review guidelines have been followed to ensure that every home in Cape Side contributes to the overall aesthetic value of the neighborhood which includes well lit and maintained streets.

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Ocean Isle Beach Retirement Properties

The Brunswick Islands area offers over 25 golf courses and miles of pristine shoreline. In this area you’ll be able to choose the perfect retirement home from new and pre-owned homes including single family homes and condominiums. Many retirees find the maintenance-free living that a condo provides to be exactly what they’ve been dreaming of. You may find your perfect lifestyle and dream home among the new homes in The Retreat at Ocean Isle Beach. Another new community, Waterway Cove, is located on the mainland of OIB and we’d be happy to show you homes there as well.

If you’d like to talk with a Realtor at Sloane Realty we’d be happy to set up a time to get together. You can reach us through the Contact Us page here on our website or by calling us at 800-237-4609. We’d love to show you around the community!

Baby Boomers are Relocating to Calabash NC

As baby boomers reach retirement age an increasing number of them are considering relocating to North Carolina. This generation unlike the ones that came before them do not want to retire to Florida where it’s too hot and over populated. Not when North Carolina has so much more to offer them. With the beautiful coast on one side and the mountains on the other, what’s not to love about North Carolina!


The small quaint fishing village of Calabash, NC, is appealing to an increasing number of baby boomers. It could be because of the central location or the beautiful weather or maybe it’s all the golf courses that are in close proximity to Calabash that appeals to them. But we know that it’s the low prices on Calabash NC real estate and the affordable cost of living that the area provides that has them settling in to stay.

The Calabash NC real estate that we can show you has the features that babyboomers are interested in for their post-retirement homes. Features such as single level living, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances in upscale kitchens with granite countertops and outdoor patios and screened in porches for easy entertaining when the family comes to visit.

When you’re considering a move to coastal North Carolina, look us up at Sloane Realty. We can meet with you and show you properties that are exactly what you’ve been hoping for. Give us a call at 910-579-1144.

Retiring to the North Carolina Coast

67803_20The North Carolina coast is easily accessible from many East Coast locations, making it an attractive place to spend retirement and where you can live economically. Here, the area is simply stunning and there are activities galore. Golfing, fishing, sailing, beaches, museums — the area offers all these and more. You’ll find upscale dining, marinas just waiting for that boat you’ve always wanted, hiking and biking trails. And did we mention how affordable and plentiful our Sunset Beach real estate is?

Nearby Wilmington and the Cape Fear coast offer even more recreational opportunities within easy driving distance. If you enjoy a round of golf, you’re in luck. Owning Sunset Beach real estate will have you right between two of the best places to golf in the country — Wilmington, NC, and Myrtle Beach, SC. There are nearly 50 public courses in the Wilmington area, and they are rated the eighth best metro golfing area in the nation. If you prefer to go south, the Myrtle Beach area boasts over 110 championship courses. These courses offer value, accessibility, and quality all rolled into one.

Picture yourself retiring to this glorious area. See yourself purchasing Sunset Beach real estate and setting down roots. Watch yourself become happier than you’ve ever been before…and staying that way.

67803_14The golf courses, the sun, the beaches, and the cities beckon. You’ll never run out of activities here, and it’s becoming a favorite spot for baby boomers looking for the perfect retirement location. You’ll be close to all the services you desire, but still have room to breathe in the salt air. Brunswick County has the highest price appreciation in the Carolinas, so your investment today will reap even more rewards in the years to come.

Whether you choose to retire to the Carolina Coast or use your home as a second vacation destination, your investment will grow with time. If you buy now, your second home could turn into your retirement paradise in a few years. Give Sloane Realty a call today and we’ll talk to you about the Sunset Beach real estate we have available and how it could work for you and your retirement.

Ocean Isle Beach homes for sale

62391_2Are you a soon-to-be retiree watching the home prices in our current market and wishing you were a little closer to buying your dream home? Here’s the solution to that. We have the perfect beach property that you’ve been waiting for. Ocean Isle Beach homes for sale range in price from $38,500 to $3,500,000. Whether you want an oceanfront single-family site built home, a townhouse or condo with canal views, or a manufactured home set back from the water, we have it.

Ocean Isle Beach homes for sale are still plentiful here. That’s worrisome if you interpret that as a sign the market is stagnant, because it really isn’t. If you’re looking through the eyes of a buyer it’s excellent news. Lots of houses and condos and land to choose from! Prices are dropping and interest rates are low! The time to buy is now!

North Carolina Retirement Communities

Looking for a wonderful place to retire to the good life?  Look no further than North Carolina for first class amenities, activities, hospitality, accommodations, and more!  North Carolina retirement communities offer a life of rest and relaxation but if you want adventure, it provides more than enough.  If you’re serious about making the move to North Carolina, let Sloane Realty handle all of your real estate needs.

When looking for North Carolina retirement communities, it’s important to make sure they offer everything you’re looking for.  Many residents enjoy active neighbors, walking trails, activities, easy access to beaches and shops, pools, tennis, golf, fitness centers, and much more.  Some communities that offer great lifestyles are River’s Edge Golf Club and Plantation, Ocean Ridge Plantation, St. James Plantation, and The Regency.