Buck Island NC – A Step into an Oasis

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The Buck Island community is located in the Corolla Outer Banks between Whalehead and Crown Point communities.  This delightful community welcomes the visitor or the homeowner with a unique bridge entrance that makes you feel you have stepped onto an oasis. 

It is a gated community, with 3 lagoons that provide a resort island feel.  The well-groomed professionally landscaped streets, in bloom with crape myrtles and other southern favorites, is a delight for the eyes and the senses. 

The exclusive community features 80 home sites, 18 Charleston Place homes and 14 Duplex/Key West style homes.  The community is well laid out with sidewalks, street lighting and fountains.  There are two parking areas; one for the beach access and one at the pool area.

Location

Park your car once you arrive and you can walk or ride bikes to area shopping and restaurants and all the amenities.  Located across the entrance is TimBuck II, once of the largest shopping areas in Corolla with over 60 shops and a great venue to window shop or pick up unique gifts for friends and family.  Monteray Plaza is located just north of the community with groceries and more shopping options.

For visitors who want to venture outside the community, the Currituck Beach Lighthouse was built in 1875 and is still in service and open to climb to take in one of the most fabulous views in the area.  The lighthouse is about 4 miles north and is located near the Whalehead Club; a restored hunt lodge originally built in 1920’s and open as a museum.

Golfing is available, about a mile away, at the Currituck Club the closest golf club in the area.  There are several courses in the area but each will require a longer drive.  Duck Woods is located in Southern Shores, Sea Scape Links course is in Kitty Hawk and there is also Nags Head links course.  On the Currituck mainland there is Kilmarlic, Carolina, Goose Creek, Holly Ridge and the Pointe.

The 4 wheel drive beach, Carova, is located 7 miles north and is the spot to visit to see the wild horses.

Amenities

Tennis

There are two tennis courts for owners and guest to use located near the entrance. 

Basketball

A half-court basketball court is available for shooting some hoops or a game of horse.

Pool & Spa

The Olympic size community pool is nearby and has a separate baby pool for the toddler set.  The pool area also has a spa tub.  The facility has rest rooms and changing areas.  The sun deck with comfortable lounge chairs are great for reading a book while working on a tan.

Playground

The children’s playground is near the pool area and features a swing set, slides and a climbing structure.

Beach Cabana

The private beach cabana is the gateway to the ocean.  The structure has bathroom facilities which are very convenient for families spending a day at the beach.

Beach Boardwalk

The community has a boardwalk at the beach and features 1,480 feet of pristine Oceanfront.

Beach Equipment

Beach chairs and umbrellas are available for rental and will be set up and waiting for you when you arrive (9am).  That’s the definition of luxury to carry only your towel, sunscreen and a book to enjoy your time on the beach!

For active folks, there are also Boogie Boards, surf boards and SUP boards to have an exciting day in the water.  Landlubbers can enjoy a relaxing or competitive game of corn hole with the boards available for rent.

Trash Services

The trash services for the community include wheeling the can to the curb and returning it to the home.

Buck Island was built in 1992 and has a strong track record of successful management.  Prices of homes start in the $400k range.  Buck Island has year round residents, second home owners and homes in several vacation rental programs.  It is a community in great demand for vacation rentals due to the central location in Corolla and outstanding community amenities, and well maintained properties and ocean front assets.  Contact Eillu today to tour the homes for sale and to check out the community amenities.

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