Choosing Topsail Island for More than a Vacation: Why You Should Retire, Invest or Relocate Here


In our last blog, we highlighted the many reasons to choose Topsail Island for your next beach vacation. We are proud to say that many who vacation on our beautiful barrier island for the first time end up falling in love with the this hidden gem on the Treasure Coast, then choosing to return to our shores year after year.

Have you considered what it would be like to live on Topsail Island? Have you thought about waking up to 26-miles of pristine shorelines, breathtaking coastal sunrises and sunsets, and having the sand and sea right outside your doorstep? It's an intriguing, exciting, and completely realistic opportunity. Read on to find out more.
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Reasons to Retire on Topsail Island

You've worked hard your entire life. You now have options when it comes to where you want to spend your time and what you want to spend your time doing. Do you love to fish? Stroll the beach on a daily basis? Live in a peaceful, quiet and family-centered community? Enjoy a laid-back coastal lifestyle? Topsail Island is most definitely the retirement destination for you.

Retiring in the greater Topsail areawhether you choose North Topsail Beach, Surf City or Topsail Beachoffers affordable retirement home and real estate options that fit within your budget. With a range of housing and real estate choices, you'll find what you're looking for with ease. There is a nice selection of real estate types and locations to choose from including oceanfront homes, condos and townhomes; second row, interior island, waterfront and mainland properties; as well as lots and land. You can read more about Topsail Island property descriptions and view our greater Topsail area real estate listings to get started.

Oh, and one more thingyour family would love coming to visit you here!

Topsail Island as an Investment Opportunity

There are several ways to use your Topsail Island vacation property as an investment. The most popular way is to purchase a home or property on Topsail Island and use it as your own personal vacation destination, while also renting it out seasonally or during the times that you are not there. Another way to invest is to take advantage of the appreciation of coastal property. As oceanfront and waterfront properties become more scarce, the value of those properties increases. Finally, you can plan ahead for your retirement by investing and enjoying a Topsail Island vacation home now, which can then become your permanent residence in the future.

Topsail Island is an attractive location for both visitors and residents as it offers abundant natural coastal beauty, pristine beaches, historical significance and attractions, shopping, dining, outdoor recreation, water-related activities, a family-friendly atmosphere and so much more. Secure your own piece of tropical paradise; you won't regret it.
Coastal Sunset in North Carolina

Relocating to Topsail Island

As mentioned above, the list of reasons for choosing the greater Topsail Island area for a  more permanent residency are endless. We'd also like to note that Topsail is a great place to live, work and play. Though it's set back from the hustle and bustle of busier regions, it is conveniently located to bigger cities including Jacksonville, NC and Wilmington, NC, both within 25 miles of our beach towns.

Jacksonville and Wilmington offer numerous employment opportunities and city amenities such as shopping, dining, arts, history, culture and more. You can live in the peace and tranquility of an island atmosphere while still enjoying the close, convenient access to city life without the hassle. It's truly the best of both worlds.

Learn More About Making Topsail Island Your Permanent Residence

We touched on the highlights here, but we have plenty of additional resources to help you in your quest for a permanent residence on Topsail Island. Our real estate professionals offer a wealth of knowledge and can help to guide you in the right direction. Check out our online resources available under the Real Estate tab on our website, or you read more about buying coastal North Carolina property here.

Some other wonderful resources can be found on the Topsail Beach page, as well as on the Onslow County and Pender County sites.
Couple enjoying life on the beach

Best wishes and let us know if we can be of assistance. Take it from us, it's nice to be able to say that life is a beach and mean it. We live it and we love itand we know you will, too.


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