One of the Outer Banks’ oldest and most well-known towns, Nags Head, North Carolina attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year. Established in 1961, the town has the longest municipal stretch of oceanfront (11 miles) and is physically the largest town in terms of total space on the Outer Banks.
With dozens of public beach access that include plenty of parking spaces, you can avoid the crowded beaches found elsewhere on the OBX and relax on the recently replenished beaches that are some of the widest in the area. Home to the tallest sand dune system on the East Coast, Jockey’s Ridge covers over 400 acres of land and is situated around milepost 12 in Nags Head. There are also three fishing piers located in the town including the newly re-built Jennette’s Pier which has concrete pilings and is owned by the North Carolina Aquariums Society.
One of the most popular vacation towns on the Outer Banks, many visitors decide to stay in Nags Head because of the towns’ breathtaking ocean and sound views, topnotch locally-owned restaurants, and plethora of beach themed shops. Residents and visitors to the area can enjoy a laidback lifestyle with hot summer days and cool winter nights. It’s the perfect spot to own a vacation rental investment property, second home, or primary residence.
Most homes are two-to-three stories and built on wooden stilts. A predominate amount of these homes are located within walking distance to the towns’ pristine sandy beaches that are well-maintained by local officials and area visitors and residents.
Real Estate Listings in Nags Head, NC
Real estate found in the town of Nags Head is without a doubt some of the best you’ll be able to locate on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Curious vacationers or interested real estate investors can locate stunning oceanfront mansions without batting an eye while traveling down NC 12 or “beach road” as the locals call it. Homes on the beachfront in Nags Head range in size from three bedroom bungalows to estates with upwards of 10 bedrooms and all of the amenities you’d expect in a multi-million dollar oceanfront mansion.
It’s not difficult to locate homes with private pools with a picturesque view of the Atlantic to huge hot tubs big enough to accommodate two smaller entire families. Apart from the dream homes located right on the beach, you’ll find modest three bedroom cottages scattered throughout the town of Nags Head located in various areas. From in-between the roads to right on the sound front, real estate investors can surely locate a perfect home at the perfect price when pursuing though MLS real estate listings in Nags Head.
Whether you’re a seasoned real estate investor looking to add another oceanfront home to your portfolio or just a curious vacationer who’s tired of leaving the Outer Banks after only a week-long stay, give us a call at Coldwell Banker Seaside Realty to speak with one of our highly experienced real estate professionals. We’ll carefully listen to your requests and offer suggestions based on the available MLS listings in Nags Head that you may be interested in visiting in-person.
Subdivisions and Communities in Nags Head, NC
Old Nags Head Cove
Situated to the west of U.S. 158 (or the bypass), this tightknit boating community has homes located right on the canals for easy sound access and docking. The community also offers access to a sizable pool, tennis courts, club house, and boat ramp for a nominal fee.
Old Nags Head Place
One of the newest subdivision in the town, Old Nags Head Place is a quiet neighborhood that features homes designed with a specific architectural design that is both upscale and elegant. Most if not all of the homes in this neighborhood have luxurious private amenities including in-ground pools, outdoor hot tubs, and recreation rooms.
Nags Head Oasis
This small community features eight oceanfront homes that all have panoramic sound and ocean views. The home architecture is meant to have an “Old World” feel to it and the subdivision is located across from the Tanger Outlet Mall and Sugar Creek Restaurant.
The Village at Nags Head
Located between milepost 14 and 15, this 400 acre community extends from the Atlantic Ocean to the Albemarle Sound. One of the few master-planned communities on the Outer Banks, vacationers and residents who live or stay in one of the subdivisions’ homes have access to an oceanfront Village Beach Club. You can take advantage of the Club’s exceptional amenities that include an Olympic sized pool, game room, bath house with private walkway to beach, tennis courts, and a bar and restaurant area.
Lone Cedar Village
This community is located on the Nags Head – Manteo causeway and is mostly made up of single family homes close to the sound. The well-known and popular restaurant Basnight’s Lone Cedar is located right across U.S. 64 from the Village.
Pebble Beach Shores
A collection of single-family homes located around milepost 16 on the oceanside of Nags Head. Homes on the west side of Virginia Dare Trail (beach road) can use the private community beach access. Pebble Beach Shores is located in close proximity to Jennette’s Pier, Tanger Outlet Mall, the Outer Banks Event Site, and several restaurants including Pamlico Jack’s.
Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in Nags Head, this oceanside community is made up of mostly single-family homes. Costal Cove is located near the Outer Banks Mall and is a short distance away from the beach.
South Nags Head
Non-commercialized yet only a short drive away from shopping and dining, the southern-most portion of Nags Head is away from the hustle and bustle found elsewhere on the Outer Banks. Enjoy wide-open beaches that are typically less crowded along with plenty of public accesses that line Virginia Dare Trial. South Nags Head is bordered by Cape Hatteras National Seashore to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.
Contact Coldwell Banker Seaside Realty today to speak with one of our highly experienced real estate professionals who can help you find the perfect oceanfront home, charming condo, or undeveloped property in Nags Head, North Carolina
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