If you want a home at the beach, then be sure to consider Carolina Beach, North Carolina. There are great homes for sale that are walking distance to the beach, and downtown. Here is a home currently for sale in Carolina Sands, which is a great community in Carolina Beach:

Down the road in Kure Beach, you can everything from fancy ocean front homes, to cute cottages at the beach. Here is a home in Kure Beach near the pier and over looking the ocean:

Provided by Justin Donaton