Bluffs on the Cape Fear is home to local best buy real estate deal for the week of March 17

Bluffs on the Cape Fear is home to local best buy real estate deal for the week of March 17

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - If you’re considering a new home, the neighborhood is likely to play a big part in your choice. Planned communities like Brunswick Forest and RiverLights are growing in popularity because of all the amenities they offer. One such neighborhood is The Bluffs on the Cape Fear in Leland.

We're headed to The Bluff on the Cape Fear in Leland tomorrow morning. The address is 3769 Golden Pear Run NE.

Of the several new planned communities in Leland, The Bluffs on the Cape Fear (not to be confused with the River Bluffs located in Castle Hayne) is probably the lesser known. But this community has a a lot to offer.

Today’s real estate deal is located at 3769 Golden Pear Run, NE.

The home is almost five years old, but with the newly install carpet and paint, it feels like new” says Kathleen Baylies with Just for Buyers Realty. “Builders now today’s buyer likes open floor plans and this definitely delivers.

The land sits on a bluff adjacent to the Cape Fear River and is nicely wooded. Despite it's proximity to the river, nearly all of the lots are out of the flood zone.

Second is the size of the lots. The average lot size is about 4/10th of an acre, much larger than many new home communities.

Then there are the community amenities: a club house, resort-style pool, pickle ball courts, beach club on Oak Island, a six-acre lake stocked with fish, a boat house with canoes for residents' use, and multiple walking trails.

A marina and boat launch, an expanded club house with a full fitness center, and an RV and boat storage facility are in the works.

Still in it's early stages of development, there are about 50 homes completed or in the process of being built. Over the past year, properties in this neighborhood have been selling for an average of $185/sq. ft.

The asking price of 3769 Golden Pear is under $158/sq. ft. Or $379,900.

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