Baldhead Island is a beautiful little paradise, nestled on the North Carolina coast. Your journey to Baldhead Island starts with a 20 minutes ferry ride form the mainland. By the time you arrive at your destination, you’ll realize your car is not the only thing you’ve left behind. Suddenly you’re completely free of the stresses and frustrations connected to your mainland lifestyle. Now you are on island time, ready to look for the perfect property to call home.
The first thing you will notice when you arrive on the island will be transportation. The island has a strict policy regarding cars… they’re not allowed. Most visitors decide to walk from one spot to the next, but golf carts and bikes are also permissible. The lack of cars and heavy traffic enhances the laid back pace of Baldhead Island.
You won’t ever experience boredom during your time on Baldhead Island. The island has 14 miles of gorgeous beaches that provide the perfect place for long walks and viewing sunsets and sunrises.
Golfers will want to take advantage of the Bald Head Island Club Golf Course. Tim Cate is the designer behind this luxurious course and he did an amazing job of incorporating the island’s dunes, forests, and lagoons into the course, creating a golfing experience like no other. The beauty of the course will steal your breath away.
You never know when you’re going to encounter some of the island’s native inhabitants, including cute foxes, memorable alligators, and majestic egrets and herons. The course has the distinction of being rated the second-best renovation in the country. It has a 73.7 rating and the slopes have been rated 143, making it challenging enough for regular golfers, but still enjoyable for amateurs. The club has a pro on staff that’s happy to provide lessons.
Adorable boutiques provide you with a wide selection of shopping options. You’ll be able to browse for everything from clothing, to jewelry, to furniture.
After a full day of rest and relaxation, you can enjoy a great meal at any of the Bald Head dining establishments, which range from casual take-out to fine dining.
While on Baldhead Island, you can choose between quaint cottages tucked into the maritime forest, or you can opt for a property that has a stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean. Whether you are looking for the perfect place to retire or a beautiful property to raise your children, Baldhead Island is a must-see as you search for your new home.