Lot Size29,621 sqft
Home Size3,128 sqft
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Known as the ‘Gateway to Topsail Island Beaches’ Holly Ridge is a town in Onslow County, North Carolina. The town has a rich history in agriculture, fishing, and has strong ties to the military. It is a quiet and peaceful residential town that offers its residents scenic pleasure, sober ambiance, and a lot of sporting and recreational opportunities such as fishing and kayaking. In spite of being a small, suburban town, there is a rustic, rural feeling that the residents experience. It is good for the family and has a lot of cafés, restaurants, and bars. Many young professionals stay here due to its affordable housing options. The town has a total area of 4.00 square miles or 10.36 square kilometers and all of it is land.
The residents of the town enjoy a very peaceful, laid-back life and pleasant weather with plenty of sunshine throughout the year. There are many residential developments that are already renovated or are still under construction. The town is located between Jacksonville, which is a military community, and Wilmington, which is a historic city. If one wants to enjoy the beach, they can take a short drive to Topsail and SurfCity. Camp Lejeune and Hampstead are nearby, too.
The town has well-paved roads, parks, and waterways. It also provides single-family homes, mobile homes, condominiums, and townhouses at unbeatable prices for all home seekers. Besides permanent homestay facilities, Holly Ridge also offers rentals for tourists on vacation. There are a lot of family-friendly restaurants offering seafood platters and other delicacies which attract more and more people. Pollution and noise are minimal which helps in providing calmness and sobriety. Assisted living communities for senior citizens are also a part of this town.
The town of Holly Ridge is a part of the Onslow County School District area. Children pursuing education can be admitted to K-12 schools: Dixon Elementary, Middle, and High. The University of North Carolina is at Wilmington and it takes about 30 minutes to reach. Other colleges like Coastal Carolina Community College and Cape Fear Community College are located at a distance of 30 and 40 minutes, respectively.
The town is an ideal location for retirees and senior citizens as it offers a calm, peaceful, and pleasurable environment. Due to its close proximity to three airports, it provides smooth transportation facilities for tourists and residents. The pleasant weather conditions of the town boost outdoor recreation throughout the year. There has been a substantial industrial growth, thus, opening up job opportunities for the residents in Holly Ridge. People wanting to stay near the beach can get affordable real estate properties as per their preferences.
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