Camp Lejeune is a full service military reservation situated around New River in the coastal plain of North Carolina. Just minutes east of the city of Jacksonville, the base has access to the Atlantic as well as inland areas via Interstates 17 and 258 and State Route 24. Housing here in Camp Lejeune consists of a selection of detached, single-family homes, townhouses and condominiums.
Covering more than 153,000 acres in total, Camp Lejeune hosts several major Marine Corps commands, one Navy command and the Marine Corps Air Station New River. Some of the on-site commands include II Marine Expeditionary Force, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, and Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune. The Marine Corps Base itself provides top-notch training and support to the on-site commands.
Other distinguishing features of Camp Lejeune include its beautiful and varied topography and plentiful recreation activities. Fourteen miles of the base’s perimeter lie along the Atlantic coastline, an area consisting of salt marshes and diverse barrier islands. Additionally, New River runs through the center of the base, providing miles of beaches and outdoor areas to explore. Marinas and beaches are open year-round for boating, canoeing and sailing, jet skiing, wind surfing, swimming and other water sports activities.
The base is also outfitted with a bowling alley, theater, exchange market, equestrian riding club, skeet and trap shooting range, wood hobby shop and golf course. Swimming pools, fitness centers and intramural sports programs provide the facilities and the motivation for all types of sports and physical activities.
The Onslow County real estate market consists of a varied selection of Camp Lejeune homes, townhouses, Onslow County condos and undeveloped land near Camp Lejeune. The cities of Jacksonville and Swansboro have many single-story ranches as well as more modern, two-story layouts. A large number of Onslow County homes were built in the 1970s and 1980s, but older and newer, custom-built properties in and around Camp Lejeune are also available.
Prices for detached, single-family homes near Camp Lejeune range from about $100,000 to $900,000. Typically, a budget of $300,000 could purchase a custom-built four-bedroom home on a large lot with a fenced yard. Condos near Camp Lejeune and townhouses are priced in the low $200,000s; while these properties might be smaller than single-family homes, many have waterfront locations and more modern amenities.
Camp Lejeune Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of August 17th, 2009: homes priced around $170,400 compared to $170,400 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Monday, September 26th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.52%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.67%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.27%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.04%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Camp Lejeune NC. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Camp Lejeune to help you find the best home!