Neighborhoods and Developments

Surf City

Many of the properties on Topsail Island are second homes or investment properties. Properties most in demand are the large oceanfront homes and other waterfront locations. You can expect to pay an average of $800,000 to $1 million for a single-family, oceanfront home. Land is limited on this barrier island, and many retirees and new families relocating to the area often choose to live on the mainland, which is still close enough to the beach to feel like they are on a lifelong vacation. 

Saltwater Landing Rd.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 777-5301

Located in Surf City on the scenic Intracoastal Waterway, Saltwater Landing offers exceptional sites for your primary residence or convenient home away from home. Reminiscent of the old coastal villages, Saltwater Landing is a majestic place where natural beauty and inspired Carolina coastal architecture work together in quiet harmony. Home sites...more about Saltwater Landing

Century 21 Action, Inc.
United Country Coastline Realty

Sneads Ferry

Creeks Edge Dr
Sneads Ferry, NC 28460
(910) 327-7711
(800) 497-5463

Creeks Edge, a water-oriented community, is located in the quaint fishing village of Sneads Ferry. This upscale planned community offers large waterfront, water-view and interior lots. Heavily wooded, the community has hardwood trees and plenty of naturally high elevations. In fact, the waterfront lots have elevations up to ten feet above...more about Creeks Edge

Holly Ridge

Redd's Cove Topsail Island Real Estate and Homes
Bethea Rd.
Holly Ridge, NC 28445
(910) 378-3455

Redd’s Cove is centrally located in the middle of Wilmington, Hampstead, Jacksonville and Topsail Island.  A short distance from Hwy 17, Redd’s cove is only minutes from New River Air Station and Camp Lejeune’s back gate.  The Holly Ridge and the Topsail Island area are famous for their quality of lifestyle and...more about Redd's Cove

Summerhouse on Everett Bay Topsail Island Real Estate and Homes
325 Summerhouse Dr.
Holly Ridge, NC 28445
(910) 329-1236
(877) 329-1236

Summerhouse on Everett Bay is a waterfront community located on the Intracoastal Waterway. This gated development celebrates nature and has 11 lakes and ponds, miles of walking paths and nature trails. Completed amenities include a huge clubhouse, fitness center, swimming pool, multiple parks, lighted tennis courts, playground, small vessel boat launch,...more about Summerhouse on Everett Bay

801 Wildflower Dr.
Holly Ridge, NC 28445
(910) 329-9984

The Cottages at Holly Ridge is a cozy neighborhood of new bungalow-style homes located just minutes from Topsail Beach and a short drive from Jacksonville. The neighborhood's classic architecture reflects the coastal lifestyle with columns and wide covered porches that are perfect for sipping a glass of iced tea and catching...more about The Cottages at Holly Ridge


There are no apartment communities in the greater Topsail area. The closest to be found is in Hampstead.  For long term rentals, your best bet is to contact real estate companies in the area to find out what single family housing is available.  If you are going to be here over the winter, note that many of the condominiums, houses and cottages on summer rental programs can be rented over the winter months at very reasonable rates.

Long Term Rentals

A Beach Place Realty Topsail Island Real Estate and Homes
203 S. Topsail Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-2522
(877) 884-2522

The professional Realtors at A Beach Place Realty have access to hundreds of available properties on the coast and can help you find your perfect place at the beach. Whether you're looking for residential or commercial property on the island or the mainland, A Beach Place Realty can help you find your...more about A Beach Place Realty

Access Realty Topsail Island Real Estate and Homes
13480 N.C. Hwy. 50
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 329-9800

Access Realty is a full-service vacation rental and real estate brokerage company that offers a variety of accommodations on Topsail Island. Properties include oceanfront, soundfront, mainland homes and condominiums. Some locations offer pool facilities, fitness centers, game rooms or tennis courts. Call or visit their website for more details....more about Access Realty

Century 21 Action, Inc. Topsail Island Real Estate and Homes
518 Roland Ave.
Surf City, NC 28445
(888) 826-0563

An established business since 1969, Century 21 Action Inc. professionally markets real estate in the greater Topsail Island area. With two offices in the area, there is always someone ready to assist with a sale or purchase anywhere on Topsail Island or on the mainland from Hampstead to Holly Ridge and Sneads...more about Century 21 Action, Inc.

Coastline Realty - United Country Real Estate Topsail Island Real Estate and Homes
965 Old Folkstone Rd.
Ste. 108
Sneads Ferry, NC 28460
(910) 327-7711

Established in 1994, Coastline Realty became a United Country Real Estate franchise in 2012. Located in Sneads Ferry, Coastline works primarily with homes and resort properties on Topsail Island and the mainland communities of Sneads Ferry and Holly Ridge. United Country Coastline Realty offers a full range of real estate properties,...more about Coastline Realty - United Country Real Estate

Island Real Estate Topsail Island Real Estate and Homes
The Fishing Village
Roland Ave.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-2323
(800) 622-6886

Cathy Medlin knows Topsail Island real estate; she has been selling and leasing properties on and around Topsail Island since the 1970s and was one of the founders of the Topsail Island Board of Realtors. This company sells beach, waterway and mainland homes and lots, as well as all types of...more about Island Real Estate

Starfish Rentals and Realty Topsail Island Real Estate and Homes
402 N New River Drive
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 541-0872

With 60 years of experience, Starfish Rentals and Realty is one of Topsail Island's premiere agencies supplying island vacationers and new home seekers with the location and house of their dreams. Starfish prides themselves in customer communication, always willing and ready to answer your questions or provide information. Located in the...more about Starfish Rentals and Realty

TI Rentals Topsail Island Real Estate and Homes
118 North Topsail Drive
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-9977
(866) 535-9977

Making the decision to vacation on Topsail Island isn't difficult. However, choosing where to stay can sometimes be tricky. TI Rentals is available to relieve you of such a burden. Let the professionals handle the work of finding the perfect vacation home for you. TI Rentals has an abundant listing of...more about TI Rentals

Treasure Realty Topsail Island Real Estate and Homes
1950 N.C. Hwy. 174, Ste. P
Sneads Ferry, NC 28460
(910) 327-4444
(800) 762-3961

Treasure Realty is proud to have been the top-producing firm in North Topsail Beach and Sneads Ferry since 1989. Waterfront property and condominiums are their specialties. With many years of experience, Treasure Realty's professional sales staff are ready to serve as a buyer's or seller's agent. Now with an office in...more about Treasure Realty

Ward Realty Corp. Topsail Island Real Estate and Homes
202 S. Topsail Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-3221

The original developer of Topsail Island, Ward Realty has more than 70 years of dedicated service in sales and vacation rentals. Broker David Ward and his team continue the family tradition of placing buyers' interests ahead of their own. Their experienced agents use their extensive knowledge of the local market to...more about Ward Realty Corp.

320 N. New River Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
(910) 328-5211

As one of the oldest and most experienced real estate firms on Topsail Island, Lewis Realty really knows the area. That knowledge and experience combined with technology lets home buyers easily find their perfect home using Lewis Realty’s advanced interactive website. Search options include types of real estate–residential, lots and acreage,...more about Lewis Realty

302 North New River Drive
Surf City, NC 328-3400
(910) 328-3400

SeaShore Realty Group in Surf City, NC is in the business of finding you the long-term rental that suits the needs of you and/or your family. Since 2007 SeaShore has been hunting down the perfect property for new area residents and renters alike.  Their large database of properties covers homes, duplexes,...more about SeaShore Realty Group

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