A wealth of opportunity waiting for you in Hatteras, NC
Even at its extremes, the Outer Banks retains the kind of beauty, tranquillity, and unique atmosphere which characterizes the whole of the island chain. Located down at the southern tip of the region, Hatteras, NC is no exception to this rule.
Named for the Hatteras tribe of Native Americans who called the island home long before European colonists arrived, the community of Hatteras has built its economy on the fishing industry for generations.
While commercial fishing still takes place here, much of the angling which goes on today is of the recreational variety. Locals and visitors regularly head out onto the waves in search of ‘The Big One’, often with success.
If surfing, kayaking, swimming, or another aquatic sport is more your speed, you will find plenty of opportunities for this also. In fact, Hatteras, NC – like much of the Outer Banks – is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise.
Connected to the rest of the Outer Banks and to the mainland by NC 12, Hatteras is a small but well appointed community. The village of Hatteras has only a little over 500 permanent residents, but features enough stores and facilities to make life here easy. To find your perfect property in Hatteras, NC, click the button below to browse our listings.
Reasons to Love Hatteras NC
With only a little over 500 residents here on a year-round basis, Hatteras is ideal for getting away from the hustle and bustle of big city living. This number rises significantly during the summer holiday season, but remains pleasingly low for most of the year.
This calm and placid atmosphere is not achieved at the expense of convenience. With great transport connections to the mainland and to other areas of the Outer Banks, and with stores and facilities on the island, Hatteras is certainly no isolated outpost.
Being an island, Hatteras is fringed by coastline on all sides and surrounded by the sea. This translates to a wide variety of fishing, swimming, boating and aquatic sports options. There are also hiking, biking and horse riding opportunities here and elsewhere on the Outer Banks.
The Outer Banks are truly unlike anything else you are likely to find in North Carolina, or perhaps even in the United States as a whole. As a result, the property options you will find here are almost completely unique, as are the communities these properties are situated in. When you purchase a property here, you are buying into a unique and dynamic community.