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Bald Head Island

Bald Head Island Light house and pier
14 miles of unspoiled beaches and a sanctuary for an abundance of wild life, it’s no wonder why Bald Head Island is a place that visitors return to again and again. With only a 162 people living permanently on Bald Head Island, residents here get to experience true natural seclusion and privacy while being surrounded by the beautiful maritime forest and protected salt marshes. Living in this quiet community gives locals the perks of peace and privacy while being surrounded by nature. All of these factors make Bald Head Island real estate a popular purchase for those looking for a vacation home or to retire.

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Only accessible by a private 20-minute passenger ferry ride, this island offers some of the most serene and peaceful places in all of Brunswick County. With amenities and businesses established on the island, it creates a perfect balance of seclusion and relaxation without being isolated from the basic needs of everyday life.

The full-service Maritime Market grocery center provides meats, produce, pharmacy services and more. Maritime Market even has grocery delivery services. Island Hardware is a 5,000 square foot home improvement store with tools, gardening supplies, grills and housewares. If you need to do any repairs or upgrades to your home, this is the one-stop shop for you. Additionally, Island Parcel Service provides shipping and receiving services to all Bald Head Island residents and visitors.

With this great combination of convenience and seclusion, Bald Head Island real estate has become a favorite spot for people vacationers and retirees alike.


The island does offer entertainment via Bald Head Island Golf Club, bird watching, hiking, swimming, dinning opportunities, shops, yachting, sailing and fishing. There are several convenient shops and restaurants for visitors and residents to take advantage of – thus forgoing the need to take the ferry back to the mainland.

MoJo’s on the Harbor is one of the popular Bald Head Island restaurants  that deliver inspired food, friendly hospitality and a tranquil environment. MoJo’s features exceptional wines, specialty cocktails, soft serve ice cream and great views of the island. Ever since these shops and restaurants began to pop up, Bald Head Island rentals have greatly increased in demand.

Experience true island life by golf cart, bicycle or on foot – as no motor vehicles are allowed on the island!

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