Comprised of 156,000 acres, including eleven miles of beach, Camp Lejeune is the home base for multiple Marine Corps commands and a Navy command as well. All of the real estate within Camp Lejeune is owned by the Marine Corps Base. There are three state-of-the-art training facilities, thirty-four gun positions, fifty tactical landing zones and eighty live fire ranges within the base. Camp Lejeune and the beautiful surrounding communities are home to around 170,000 residents including civilians, active duty and their dependents, as well as retirees. From the contracts and payrolls to support its structure, the base generates around $3 billion in commerce annually.
On base there are a surprising number of services available including shopping, dining, education, childcare, boating, swimming, hunting and fishing. The base is also home to a library, banks and credit unions, fitness centers, theaters, the commissary and Onslow Beach. Onslow Beach is found along the gorgeous North Carolina coast between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. This dog-friendly beach is the area’s most popular destination and is open to all authorized persons with proper base access. The beach boasts guarded swimming areas, basketball courts, volleyball courts and pristine sand lapped by crystal clear waters. Furthermore, there are rental lodging units available for 3, 4, and 7 night stays and a RV campgrounds.
For those wanting to live near but not on the base, there are a number of delightful communities from which you can choose. Whether you are looking for a close-knit small-town atmosphere or prefer a larger city with all the trimmings, you can find what you are looking for around Camp Lejeune. Between the beach and the base, you’ll find Swansboro and Hubert. Hubert is a collection of residential neighborhoods and includes a few businesses providing much-needed services. Swansboro, also residential, has a charming small town center. Other communities with remarkable real estate options near Camp Lejeune include Cape Carteret, Emerald Isle, Hampstead, Holly Ridge, Jacksonville, Maysville, North Topsail Beach, Richlands and Sneads Ferry. Homes for sale near Camp Lejeune come in all shapes and sizes and in a broad price range depending on the property’s architectural style, age, square footage, location, and special features. You can find small maintenance free homes near Camp Lejeune, spacious single family homes boasting breathtaking water views, and everything in between. If you would like to learn more about the homes for sale around Camp Lejeune and Onslow Beach in North Carolina, please allow us to assist you and contact us today.
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