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Homes for Sale in Southport, NC

By a quirk of history, the city of Southport, North Carolina, has retained its idyllic setting to this day. Had the city fathers had their way when the New World was still new, the sleepy little waterfront town would have become the main shipping port in the region. That distinction went instead to Wilmington, and, as a result, Southport remains one of the best places in the country to retire.

The town, established in 1792, was originally named Smithville, in honor of Benjamin Smith, who served valiantly under George Washington during the Revolutionary War and later became governor of the state. City leaders changed the name to Southport in 1887 to make the small port seem more like the most important port in the South. Their ploy failed, but Southport kept its new name and remained a small town, barely touched by the heavy shipping traffic that passed on its way to Wilmington.

Southport was the county seat of Brunswick County from 1808 until 1975, when Bolivia claimed that honor.

Today, Southport is the quintessential small Southern town, right down to its five-block, tree-lined commercial district, home to local businesses, galleries and antique shops.

The residents of Southport have made preserving their rich history a priority. The 200-year-old live oaks that line many of the streets are protected by law, as are the faithfully preserved Victorian mansions found throughout town. It is rumored that some of those stately homes might have been owned by pirates who lived here because of pirate-friendly local governments. The North Carolina Maritime Museum in Southport chronicles the exploits of many of those seafarers, including gentleman Pirate Stede Bonnet's touching pleas for clemency before he was hanged.

" The 200-year-old live oaks that line many of the streets are protected by law."

Southport's waterfront location is heaven on earth for anglers, who can cast from fishing piers or venture out from one of the many marinas to try their luck in the deep waters of the Atlantic.

Along with the beauty and safety Southport affords its residents, the town is home to Dosher Memorial Hospital. Its reputation draws medical professionals from across the country to practice in the area and provide residents with high-quality health care.


292 Results Days on Site (new to old)
29
$168,900 New For Sale
4216 Cherry Laurel Drive SE
Southport, NC 28461
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,301 sq ft, 0.14 acre lot
24
$299,900 New For Sale
614 Clarendon Avenue
Southport, NC 28461
2 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,272 sq ft, 0.1 acre lot
34
$229,000 New For Sale
3100 Marsh Grove Lane #3314
Southport, NC 28461
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,480 sq ft
22
$449,000 New For Sale
205 E West Street
Southport, NC 28461
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
2,100 sq ft, 0.22 acre lot
95
$549,000 New Active Contingent
2788 Harbormaster Drive SE
Southport, NC 28461
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
3,467 sq ft, 0.46 acre lot
1
$318,000 New For Sale
4145 Brighton Lane
Southport, NC 28461
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
2,132 sq ft, 0.19 acre lot
18
$145,900 New Active Contingent
5085 Wyncie Wynd
Southport, NC 28461
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,132 sq ft, 0.06 acre lot
9
$411,600 New For Sale
4272 Dunwoody Circle
Southport, NC 28461
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
2,095 sq ft, 0.2 acre lot
9
$416,770 New For Sale
4279 Dunwoody Circle
Southport, NC 28461
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
2,208 sq ft, 0.25 acre lot
40
$234,999 New For Sale
3100 Marsh Grove Lane #3305
Southport, NC 28461
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,458 sq ft
27
$565,000 New For Sale
2820 Irwin Drive SE
Southport, NC 28461
4 beds, 4 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,913 sq ft, 0.25 acre lot
15
$271,900 New Active Contingent
3703 Turkey Oak Court SE
Southport, NC 28461
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
1,801 sq ft, 0.22 acre lot
32
$349,995 New Active Contingent
4339 Loblolly Circle SE
Southport, NC 28461
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
2,301 sq ft, 0.43 acre lot
34
$369,900 New For Sale
3326 Sawgrass Circle SE
Southport, NC 28461
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
2,501 sq ft, 0.57 acre lot
32
$389,000 New For Sale
1031 Sea Horse Court
Southport, NC 28461
3 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,094 sq ft, 0.23 acre lot
35
$349,900 New For Sale
3741 Lady Jane Court
Southport, NC 28461
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
2,075 sq ft, 0.41 acre lot
21
$349,900 New For Sale
600 W Brunswick Street #10
Southport, NC 28461
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,206 sq ft
47
$499,500 New For Sale
3890 Ridgecrest Drive
Southport, NC 28461
3 beds, 4 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,326 sq ft, 0.43 acre lot
1
$135,900 New For Sale
70 Elm Road
Southport, NC 28461
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,080 sq ft, 0.24 acre lot
28
$229,900 New For Sale
114 E Nash Street #3
Southport, NC 28461
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,183 sq ft
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Jayne Anderson
Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
910-279-4001
jayne@jayneanderson.com

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 910-279-4001jayne@jayneanderson.com
16 Causeway Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
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