Areas with Lifestyle "Water Access"


Need a home with access to a boat ramp, boat launch, or kayak/canoe launch? These Greater Wilmington water access communities have just that. Put your vessel in the water whenever you like and enjoy a relaxing time taking in the views or fishing. There are communities located on the Intracoastal Waterway and Cape Fear River, as well as numerous inlets, creeks, and more. Click on the community names below to see area highlights, pictures, school information, and popular nearby destinations. Not seeing what you need? Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. There may be a better option not featured here.


  • Autumn Hall

    Autumn Hall sits on 236 acres of land originally purchased by the Trask Family in the 1950s. Their experiences and memories of nature in the lower Cape Fear area...

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  • Bayshore Estates

    Bayshore Estates is an established community located along the Intracoastal Waterway and features remarkable natural beauty. Unlike some other communities, Bayshore...

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  • Bayshore Marina

    Bayshore Marina is a waterfront single-family and townhome community in Sneads Ferry, North Carolina. Bayshore Marina's amenities highlight it as boating community with a...

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  • Bent Tree

    Bent Tree is a boating community located off of Country Club Road in Hampstead, North Carolina. Quiet and secluded, Bent Tree has a family atmosphere with wide streets and...

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  • Blue Point

    Blue Point is a treasured community in the fabulous location of Porters Neck because of it gorgeous homes and impeccable amenities. Built by Stevens Fine Homes and...

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  • Brick Chimney Landing

    Brick Chimney Landing is a riverfront community off Shaw Highway in Rocky Point, NC. Once completed, the community will include a boat launch, kayak launch, kayak storage,...

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  • Brunswick Forest

    The master-planned community of Brunswick Forest sits just across the Cape Fear River from Wilmington in Leland, North Carolina. Tim Cate designed the Cape Fear National®...

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  • Channel Walk

    Channel Walk is a water access townhome/condo community just off of the Intracoastal Waterway and Lees Cut in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Many residents use their...

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  • Escoba Bay

    Escoba Bay is an equestrian and water access community off Clay Hill Road in the town of Sneads Ferry, NC. This unique community is perfect for home buyers who want a...

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  • Forest Sound

    Forest Sound is a waterfront community in Hampstead, North Carolina. The community features a variety of home types, averaging around 3,000 square feet. Each home is...

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  • Helms Port

    Helms Port is a luxury waterfront community with a private marina located along the Intracoastal Waterway (Masonboro Sound) in Wilmington, North Carolina. Helms Port...

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  • Landfall

    Through lavish amenities and well-crafted homes, Landfall has become the premiere gated golf community of Wilmington, North Carolina. Situated on the Intracoastal Waterway...

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  • Marsh Haven

    Marsh Haven is a water access community off Chadwick Acres Road in Sneads Ferry, North Carolina. The community features a dock and kayak launch on Alligator Bay which...

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  • Mill Creek Landing

    Mill Creek Landing is a water access community located off Village Road in Leland, North Carolina. Started in 2008, Mill Creek Landing has been slowly expanding ever since...

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  • Mimosa Bay

    Mimosa Bay is a premier gated waterfront community off Old Folkstone Road in Sneads Ferry, North Carolina. Sitting at over 300 acres, this large community has over 200...

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  • Olde Point

    Stretching from U.S. Highway 17 east to the Intracoastal Waterway, Olde Point has been a landmark of Hampstead, North Carolina, since the 1970s. But don’t let the age...

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  • Pecan Grove Plantation

    Imagine yourself driving past large iron gates and down a sidewalk-lined street under the lush green boughs of large pecan trees. Just beyond these stately trees are...

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  • Porters Neck Plantation

    Porters Neck Plantation delivers on the promise of a private community. Located in northern Wilmington, Porters Neck Plantation escapes the busyness of the city while not...

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  • Queens Grant

    Queens Grant is a waterfront community with a mix of condos, townhomes, and single-family homes in Topsail Beach, North Carolina. The diversity of constructions in the...

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  • River Bluffs

    River Bluffs is a waterfront gated community in Castle Hayne, just outside of Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. This eco-friendly community features a...

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  • RiverLights

    Nestled along the Cape Fear River in Wilmington, North Carolina, RiverLights is a new master-planned community. Prized for its waterfront, water view, and water access...

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  • Scotts Hill Village

    Scotts Hill Village is a 226 homesite community with 6 builders—American Homesmith, 70 West Hardison Building Co., Ellison Building Co., Bill Clark Homes (Legacy), and...

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  • Summerhouse On Everett Bay

    Summerhouse on Everett Bay is an exciting new home community in Holly Ridge, just outside North Topsail Beach, North Carolina. If you've ever been on vacation at a...

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  • The Bluffs on the Cape Fear

    The Bluffs on the Cape Fear is a riverfront community located on a high tract of land off Strawberry Hill Drive in Leland, North Carolina. It features a park on the Cape...

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  • The Knolls at Turkey Creek

    The Knolls at Turkey Creek is a waterfront community located off Highway 133 and Carver Road in Rocky Point, NC. The community runs parallel to Turkey Creek and features a...

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  • The Preserve at Tidewater

    The Preserve at Tidewater is a new waterfront community off Chadwick Acres Road in Sneads Ferry, NC. This beautiful community is built on private property in the middle of...

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  • The Village of Stump Sound

    The Village at Stump Sound is a water access community in North Topsail Beach, North Carolina. It spans from the Atlantic Ocean to the sound providing the opportunity to...

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  • Tidalwalk

    Tidalwalk is a waterfront gated community located on the Intracoastal Waterway in Wilmington, North Carolina. This unique neighborhood boasts nearly a quarter-mile of...

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  • Washington Acres

    Washington Acres is a waterfront community on the south side of Hampstead, North Carolina. An eclectic community, Washington Acres features a mix of custom, semi-custom,...

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