Make yourself a home on this dazzling piece of National Seashore, Hatteras Island. Hatteras Island real estate offerings include a wide variety of vacation homes for sale along with single family homes in community developments. Living in Hatteras Island is likely your best bet at getting in touch with the lifestyle of the old Outer Banks, harkening back to when these seaside towns and homes were pleasantly sleepy and embraced the quintessential fishing village heritage upon which the Outer Banks is built. Instead of incorporated towns, Hatteras is sectioned by the villages that used to be fishermen’s hubs, Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Buxton, Frisco and Hatteras itself. Today people dream of these shores for their windsurfing, kiteboarding, surfing, fishing and boating offerings. Hatteras Island real estate also lets you make your home in the same spot as the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, the tallest one in the country.
While the Hatteras Island real estate scene has encountered some downturns back in the late 2000s, it’s been on the up with the rest of the overall Outer Banks real estate market. There are thousands of vacation homes, ranging from two bedrooms on the sound to 10 or more bedrooms on the oceanfront, some luxurious, some simple. This means that whether you want a condo or cottage-mansion fusion, you can find both soundside, interior and oceanfront options in Hatteras Island. Each Outer Banks real estate company listed below offers homes and condominiums for sale and for rent.
Hatteras Island Real Estate Options
Hatteras homes typically start around $230,000 and can go into the million-dollar range. Condos may start around $70,000 and lots for as low as $60,000.
Hatteras Island Real Estate Fast Facts
Schools: Children on Hatteras Island go to school in Buxton. Elementary-aged children attend Cape Hatteras Elementary School, and those in grades six through twelve attend Cape Hatteras Secondary School.
Neighborhoods: Choose from Hatteras Island real estate in either Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Frisco, Buxton or Hatteras Village.
Population: About 3,000 to 4,000 people make their home in Hatteras. Buxton and Frisco have the largest residential communities.
Owner-occupied Housing Units: Close to 85% of Hatteras Island homes are occupied by their owners.
For vacation home rentals, hotels, motels, inns, bed and breakfasts, please see our Hatteras Island Vacation Rentals page.