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Life Along the Water: Creek's Edge in Sneads Ferry, NC


Imagine relaxing in the shade of a gorgeous gazebo on a lovely spring day, surrounded by flowering trees and bordered on one side by a gentle creek. As you sit quietly enjoying the soft breeze, you glimpse a couple of white tailed deer approaching the creek for a refreshing drink of water. An assortment of sweet bird songs rings out from the heavily wooded areas nearby. You take a deep breath and close your eyes…what a peaceful way to relax-in your own neighborhood! This is what you can expect at Creek's Edge in Sneads Ferry, NC!

Creek's Edge in Snead's Ferry, NC is an upscale waterfront community complete with established groups of hardwoods, rolling hills, and of course, picturesque views of Turkey Creek. Many of the 135 individual home sites here have half an acre or more of land, with waterfront properties having 125 feet of water frontage on average.

Water front, water view, and interior lots are currently available. There are also a few homes for sale here, most of them with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Many of the homes have hardwoods/tile/carpeting, a front porch and a rear deck with fenced backyards. Docks are permitted on waterfront lots, for direct access to the Intracoastal Waterway. In 2012, the average sale price for homes in the neighborhood was around $230k.

Why Live in Sneads Ferry, NC?

Situated between Jacksonville and Wilmington, NC is a small fishing village, known as Sneads Ferry. This quaint little town sits on the mainland side of the high rise bridge to Topsail Island, so it's only minutes from miles of open public beach! There's so much fun to be had here, though the area is much less commercialized than other popular beach destinations. No wonder thousands of tourists flock to the island in the summer months!


Sneads Ferry is a wonderful place to vacation, to raise a family, or to retire. Fishing, boating, swimming, golfing, tennis, and so much more awaits residents and guests. Home to an annual shrimp festival, Sneads Ferry provides some delicious fresh local seafood and produce. The convenience to local shops and restaurants as well as family friendly activities like the Sneads Ferry Library and Environmental Education Center, the Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, or the Missiles and More Museum are just enough for some. For those who enjoy the big city and its attractions, both Wilmington and Jacksonville are just a short drive away.

For military families, Sneads Ferry is a viable option. Located just minutes from the back gate to Camp Lejeune, Sneads Ferry provides the perfect alternative to living the city life in Jacksonville. At the same time, it's close enough to make enjoying the city's comforts quite easy when desired.


Educational opportunities here are excellent as well. Children who attend public schools will go to Dixon Elementary, Middle, or High School. For college students, there is Coastal Carolina Community College in Jacksonville or Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, along with the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Several locals opt to attend East Carolina University in Greenville, which is also within driving distance.

Buying in Creek's Edge

If all this sounds good to you, then Creek's Edge might just be the neighborhood for you! Take a look at the homes and land available via the links on the right side of this screen, and let us know how we can help. Our local experts are just that—locals who know this area well and professionals who know this market. Let Treasure Realty assist you in finding the perfect property for you—whether in Creek's Edge or another local neighborhood in Sneads Ferry, Holly Ridge, Hampstead, N. Topsail Beach or Surf City. Give us a call today, toll free, to learn more!