Take the winding path along the Cape Fear River to arrive in the captivating town of Southport, North Carolina.
Bald Head Island is located at the convergence of the Cape Fear River and Atlantic Gulf Stream, accessible only by ferry and boat. The 12,000-acre island is a unique and secluded community, with 10,000 acres dedicated to nature preservation. The town of Bald Head Island places much emphasis on the preservation of its natural habitats and the Bald Head Island Conservancy is a leader in barrier island convervation, preservation and education. Enjoy 14 miles of stunning beaches, tidal creeks and ancient maritime forest or visit landmarks rich in American history like Old Baldy and Fort Caswell. Whether you are looking for a rental investment, personal weekend home, or a permanent residence, Bald Head Island is a wonderful retreat.
The year-round community on BHI is small and tight-knit with only 220 residents on Blad Head Island, according to the 2014 census. With the exception of a few service trucks, the island restricts transporation to electric golf carts, bikes and walking. Enjoy all seasons at the beach, with sunny summer, mild winter and crisp fall and spring weather in between. Reserve a tee time at the beautiful Bald Head Island Golf Course, designed by renowned golf course architect George Cobb and renovated by Tim Cate, the golf course interacts with nature, winding over dunes, lagoons, along the ocean and by the maritime forest. Not a golfer? Join the Bald Head Island Club or Shoals Club, each offering a unique take on the island, and use their beautiful recreational facilities and dining options. Meet the rest of your community at one of the many off-season town events, including nature hikes, kayaking outings, wine tastings and more!
Vacation Real Estate Investment
The summer season is a very busy one on Bald Head Island. Many families and individuals retreat to the island for a secluded and elite vacation experience. There are 1,120 private residences on the island, most of which are rented out on a weekly basis. Vacationers must plan far in advance to secure a rental in the height of the busy season. Take a look at the Market Statistics to help you understand BHI and its real estate investment potential.
|Total Market Value||$43,461,708||$57,078,489|
|Media Sales Price||$220,000||$235,000|
|Average Listing Price||$405,495||$435,664|
|Average Price/Sq. Ft.||$203.35||$175.22|