Vacation in luxury like you’re a
million miles from home ... without
going far at all.
Discover the Fish Bowl
luxury rental on Bald Head Island, N.C.
William C. Hurley, J.D.
BRUNSWICK COUNTY By Fritts Causby
WBM february 2021
S WITH Pender County, most of the top sales in
Brunswick were oceanfront. Most were all-cash
deals, but more luxury buyers utilized
conventional financing than ever before.
“Money is cheap right now,” says
Stephanie Blake, a broker with Intracoastal Realty on Bald
Head Island. “People have been able to afford to borrow and
keep their capital.”
Blake also indicated there were more sales over $2 million
in 2020 than the previous five years combined.
People were buying large vacation homes instead of going
on expensive vacations overseas. Many of the luxury buyers
in Brunswick were from Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte.
“People are looking for that safe space, a place to vacation
that is not too far away to drive to,” Blake adds, referencing
the impact of COVID-19.
The top sale in Brunswick County was 218 Station House
Way, a 5,567 sf oceanfront home on Bald Head Island that
closed at $3.2 million.
One of the more unique offerings was the creek- and
oceanfront home at 1405 W. Main Street in Sunset Beach,
with a 5,175 sf interior, 1.02 acres, and redwood siding. The
home closed for the full asking price of $2.995 million, in
an all-cash deal, after just 13 days on the market.
The only other top sale in Brunswick not on Bald Head
was an Ocean Isle vacation rental. The 12 bedroom/12 bath
The top home in Brunswick County was 218 Station House Way
on Bald Head Island. It sold for $3.2 million in October.
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