Crystal Coast Relocation Guide
With the beautiful beaches, warm coastal temperatures and rich history, it’s no wonder that many of the area vacationers chose to become permanent residents of the Crystal Coast. We continue to be a prime location for those looking to relocate, retire or find a second home. Our warm and inviting community is a real treasure, as locals openly welcome newcomers to our area. The current economic climate created many great real estate deals along the Crystal Coast. Homes along the coast vary significantly in price depending upon proximity to the beach as well as historic districts and golf courses. There are many new developments closer inland that offer attractive communities to fit a wide range of needs and budgets.
Beaufort offers a picturesque view of a historic coastal community. Situated in a charming maritime area, Beaufort’s historic district showcases stunning water views as well as established neighborhoods and developments that echo the architectural surroundings. Beaufort also offers newer developments, many located east, along highway 70. One of the area’s hotspots, especially in the summer months, this boater’s town offers numerous inns, restaurants and shops and plenty of outdoor entertainment so you can sit and enjoy the beautiful views while enjoying the local entertainment. Learn more about this beautiful area.
Perhaps the epitome of showcasing life’s simple pleasures, Down East is comprised of a group of communities where boat sheds are more common than garages and many of the traditional fishermen and boat builders live. The newer developments in this area offer beautiful maritime landscape and properties situated along the many creeks, bays, marshes, inlets and rivers throughout where you can easily spot egrets, herons, ospreys and other wildlife prospering in this area. If you’re looking to get away from it all and still be a quick drive to nearby towns, this is an area to learn more about. Click here to learn more.
Cherry Point hosts one of the Marine Corps’ most important air stations as well as beautiful coastal scenery and a hub of city life. There many stories of how the area got its name, though most popular is that it was adopted from an old post office used by lumber workers in the early 1900s. The “point” was just east of Hancock Creek and “cherry” came from the many cherry trees that grew in the area. Read more about Cherry Point.