You know you’re living in the country, when in the center of your subdivision is a large farm.
Welcome to Pike Crossing. This is a small subdivision in an unincorporated section of Pender County. It is located off Old River Road, about a 10 minute drive to Burgaw City Limits, 30 minutes to Topsail Beach and 40 minutes to downtown Wilmington.
When construction started on the neighborhood in 2006, the farm was already in place. Developers decided to simply build around it. The most recent homes in Pike Crossing were finished in 2018, and there remain a few empty lots waiting for development.
This is a perfect location for people who work in eastern Pender County or northern New Hanover County, or anyone who is looking for larger lots at affordable prices.
The average home in Pike Crossing sits on more than a half-acre of land, with three bedrooms, three baths, and a bounce room. They range in size between 1,800 and 2,600 square feet. Common features include large front porches, open floor plans, downstairs master suites, formal dining rooms, gas fireplaces, FROGS (front rooms over garage) and soaking tubs. Homes on the eastern part of Pike Crossing back up to a large undeveloped wooded area.
Pike Crossing is located less than a half mile from Pike’s Creek, but the entire subdivision is outside of the flood zone.
During our visit we noticed that virtually every home had an RV, trailer or boat parked outside. You get the sense that this is the type of place for people who like the outdoors, who like camping or who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.
Pike Crossing is located in the Rocky Point Elementary, Cape Fear Middle, Heide Trask High school districts. As of this writing (June 2021) only one home has sold in the neighborhood this year. An 1,800 square foot home sold in February for $235,000.