Hampstead, North Carolina is a little known secret to those that are looking to live in the Wilmington area but prefer a little extra space. What once started as a small fishing village, just north of Wilmington, Hampstead is just slightly removed from the hustle and bustle of the city. A top ranked school system, incredible area parks, and nearby beaches provides a great opportunity for families looking to put down roots.
As Wilmington continues to grow, many are expanding their search to Pender County, Hampstead specifically. Best known for its rolling hills, lush landscape, and affordable homes it is situated on a scenic sound. Many residents enjoy spending free time on the water, boating, fishing, and soaking up the sun on Topsail Beach. Although it’s growing, Hampstead still showcases the serenity of a coastal country lifestyle coupled with the accessibility to Wilmington and is able to provide the best of both worlds.
Just 30 miles south of Jacksonville, NC, Hampstead is also very appealing to our military servicemen and women that are looking to be closer to Wilmington but still maintain an easy commute back and forth. Also as a neighbor to one of Wilmington’s popular Porter’s Neck area, residents of Hampstead are able to enjoy all the restaurants, shopping, and entertainment within minutes. For those looking for an opportunity for more property and beautifully appointed homes at very reasonable prices, Hampstead should be on the top of the list.