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Bald Head Island, North Carolina


ACCESSIBLE ONLY BY BOAT, Bald Head Island, North Carolina, existed in harmony with nature long before green was fashionable. With more than 1,100 homes in five distinct environments, this extraordinary island has attracted nearly 300 full-time residents. Built with a keen eye toward land man- agement and coastal architecture, Bald Head Island boasts some of the most valuable real estate on the North Carolina coast and equally enviable natural surroundings. In fact, 10,000 of the Island’s 13,000 acres are designated nature pre- serves, so you can boat, hike, swim, bird-watch, exercise and wind down amid nature’s splendor. Cars are prohibited on Bald


Head Island, so residents and visitors use golf carts, bikes or their own two feet to go to dinner, the beach and retail stores or to visit “Old Baldy,” the Island’s famous


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Nearest Hospital: J. Arthur Dosher Memorial Hospital


Nearest Major Airport: Wilmington International Airport


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lighthouse – or simply to explore the island. Islanders enjoy luxurious ameni- ties and modern conveniences. Bald Head is home to an 18-hole seaside golf course, a 10-acre marina and


“Rumored once to have been a haven for


Blackbeard and his gang of pirates, the island remains a restful retreat for visitors, vacationers and residents who are ready for a break


from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. ...”


upscale shops and dining. Tere are several boutiques, a fully stocked market, deli, hardware and wine


store and much more –and some of the best boating and fishing in the country. Bald Head Island is fun for the whole family, with events such as an annual fishing rodeo, a Fourth of July festival, Pirates Weekend and Oktoberfest. Te BHI Conservancy can arrange excursions such as nightly turtle walks and nature hunts. On Bald Head Island, there is always something fun to do. Located at the mouth of the


Cape Fear River, Bald Head Island is home to pristine waters, sea turtles, forests, fish, birds, wildlife, Spanish moss, tall oak trees and everything necessary for a truly rest- ful getaway. Rumored once to have been a haven for Blackbeard and his gang of pirates, the Island remains a restful retreat for visitors, vacation- ers and residents who are ready for a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.


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