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Intracoastal waterfront cottage in North Carolina. Circa 1901. $398,000

October 30, 2019

Love the view! I’d always be out back or kayaking! This cottage was built in 1901. It is located on .3 acres in Hampstead, North Carolina. This cottage is situated on the intracoastal waterway overlooking Topsail Island. This property has a boat ramp and floating dock on protected deep water. This cottage is one of three remaining original homes on this stretch of waterfront. The current owners used this cottage as a weekend retreat. Two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 750 square feet. $398,000

From the Zillow listing:


Intracoastal Waterfront, boat ramp, bulkhead, deep protected water, floating dock all found at last in desirable Topsail school district, overlooking Topsail Island. This cottage is one of only three remaining originals on this stretch of fabulous waterfront. No need to trailer your boat to the public ramp with your own private ramp in your yard. Well water and power are already run to the dock for boat & fish cleaning & washing the sand off your feet after a day at the beach. This cottage has served its’ owners well over the years as a weekend get away, quick trip to the coast for fishing and boating over to the barrier islands or just sitting on the deck watching the boats pass. For cooler months, a new owner will enjoy the sun-room featuring two large windows offering sweeping unobstructed intracoastal water views; and the occasional dolphin sighting! Inside, there are two bedrooms separated by a full bath. A fully functioning kitchen with all appliances in place, opens to the living room keeping everyone connected. There is plenty of value to be found in the waterfront land but where else will you find a place to lay your head and hear the waves and smell the salt air at this price. If looking for a waterfront permanent home, this cottage will serve as an excellent home base while you oversee construction building on and up for endless views, and the fabulous new lifestyle that only waterfront living offers. Located on a no-thru traffic road, and a quarter mile from Harbour VIllage Marina, the walk-ability score in this neighborhood is off the charts. This 1000 ft section of Mallard Bay Rd is a true peninsula surrounded by deep water on all three sides. It is the hidden waterfront haven of Hampstead. Protected deep waterfront is not easily found this close to all the amenities found in the city of Wilmington, as well as an international airport, and major interstate hwy. Call for more details and to schedule your private tour, by land or by boat. NO HOA!


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