Luxury Portfolio: Local Spotlight, Grand Cayman & Vero Beach

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Once in a lifetime, the right property comes along…Awaken to breathtaking sunrises over the Intracoastal Waterway, inlet & ocean. No expense spared & no detail overlooked in this amazing residence resting on 10.5+ acres on the ICW, offering privacy & views galore from Wrightsville to Carolina Beach. Main House with attached 2 BD Carriage House is full of gorgeous details. Pool House w/indoor lap + circular pool, movie screen, bar, & screened porch w/fireplace + separate 3 BD/2 BA Guest House complete this incredible estate property. Fish off your private pier w/24×24 gazebo or hop in your boat for a day on the water. A Moorefield & Murray masterpiece w/Marvin windows, custom railings, bamboo flooring, gourmet Kitchen & attention to every last detail. Ultimate for entertaining inside & out See it!



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Truly stunning home and undoubtedly Rum Point’s most exclusive beachfront Villa. Drive through ornate electric gates, hand-crafted in Africa, to a gated courtyard with double garages either side with Parking for 6-8 large vehicles. Above the garages are two guest apartment suites.

The main house offers more than 11,5000 square feet of generous living space. There are six bedrooms all en-suite including a large master with majestic views of the ocean, pool and private beach, his and hers’ bathrooms and a full closet with its own private stairs to the Mezzanine level of the master suite. The house has a resort-quality elevator, office, utility and laundry rooms and extensive storage throughout the home. Hurricane-rated doors and windows enhance not only views but security too. This home is a fortress and every security detail has been carefully engineered seamlessly into its design. This is an energy efficient home, with mature tropical landscaping throughout, which does not require irrigation. See it!


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Hailed as one of Florida’s great estates, this important new oceanfront residence in Vero Beach, Florida is now completed and being offered perfectly turn-key and available for immediate sale and use.

Completed in 2018, including stunning furnishings and interiors, this unparalleled property features nearly seven acres of direct oceanfront land in the acclaimed “Estate Section” of Vero Beach, Florida.

This new estate is one of Florida’s very largest oceanfront properties by land and is nearly unprecedented in South Florida. The gated compound pays homage to the famed villas of the French Mediterranean coast with authentic touches of the Côte Sud. Encompassing the highest quality construction methods and materials along with true state-of-the-art mechanical systems, the residence has been impeccably designed and constructed.

With the great house as its centerpiece, the property also boasts a pool house, guest house and carriage house all with significant outdoor living areas and garages for ten cars  See it!


July Events

Summer Weekly Events: 

New Hanover County:

Downtown Sundown Concert Series – Friday nights beginning May 24 through August 30, 2019.  The free concerts are from 6:30 to 10 pm.
Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast – Carolina Beach Boardwalk – Thursday nights during summer months Music: 6:30 PM | Fireworks: 9:00 PM
Bluewater Summer Music Series -Bluewater Waterfront Grill – Wrightsville Beach – Sunday afternoons (subject to change) from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM

Brunswick County

2019 Southport Summer Concerts – Concerts will be from 6-8 pm, every Thursday, May 30 – September 12, 2019, in Franklin Square Park (download Schedule)
Holden Beach Concerts – Sundays at the Pavilion under the Holden Beach Bridge Concerts Start at 6:30-8: 00 pm on Sundays (download Schedule)
Shallotte Concerts & Movies Summerfest Thursdays at Mulberry Park Movies Start at 8:30 pm or dark. Shallotte Concerts Start at 7:00 pm
Oak Island Concerts – Fridays at Middleton Park Soccer Field, 6:30- 8:30 pm, Fridays
Ocean Isle Beach Concerts  Fridays at 5 pm West Third Street next to OIB Town Hall. (view schedule)
Calabash Concerts – Calabash Town Park, CONCERTS 6:00-8:30 pm, Tuesdays

The Sunset Beach Summer Market is located at the Sunset Beach Town Park. The 2019 season is scheduled weekly on Thursdays from May 2nd through October 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m
Shallotte has its Mulberry Market every Saturday 9-1 and Wednesday night market 6:30-8

Art on the Veranda
Mon 4 PM · Reserve Club @ St. James Plantation · Southport, NC
Funapalooza at OIB!
Mon 9:30 AM · Ocean Isle Beach Community Center · Ocean Isle Beach, NC
Pink Floyd: The Wall
Mon 8 PM · Ingram Planetarium · Sunset Beach, NC
Flying Machine Brewing Movie Night with Trolly Stop Hotdogs
Mon 6 PM · Flying Machine Brewing Company · Wilmington, NC

NC Symphony Orchestra – Stars & Stripes
Tue 7:30 PM · CFCC Humanities and Fine Arts Center · Wilmington, NC
Summer Blood Drive
Tue 12:30 PM · Saint Mark Catholic Church · Wilmington, NC
Scavenger Hunt – July 2
Tue 10 AM · Ocean Isle Beach Community Center · Ocean Isle Beach, NC

July 3rd Independence Day Celebration
Wed 5:30 PM · Soundside Park · Surf City, NC
Empire Strikes Brass
Wed 10 PM · The Palm Room · Wrightsville Beach, NC
Music & Fireworks on CB Boardwalk- Feat. Polar Bear Blues Band
Wed 6:30 PM Carolina Beach Boardwalk
Fireworks Spectacular
Wed 9 PM · Ocean Isle Beach Pier · Ocean Isle Beach, NC

4th of July Fireworks!
Thu 9:05 PM · Downtown Wilmington · Wilmington, NC
4th on Front
Thu 12 PM · Rebellion NC · Wilmington, NC
Planetarium at Dusk
Thu 6 PM · Cape Fear Museum · Wilmington, NC
Red White & Bluegrass 4th of July Celebration
Thu 6 PM · Marina Grill – Wilmington · Wilmington, North
Machine Gun
Thu 6 PM · SeaWitch Cafe’ & Tiki Bar · Carolina Beach, NC
4th of July Celebration
Thu 3 PM · Compass Pointe Golf Club · Leland, NC
Fireworks on the Beach
Thu 7 PM · Atlantic Beach, NC · Atlantic Beach, NC
4th of July Parade
Thur 10 AM · East Second St · Ocean Isle Beach, NC
July 4th party w/ SCE
Thu 9 PM · Beach Bum’s Grill & Bar · North Topsail Beach, NC

Hey Johnny Park (Foo Fighters Tribute)
Fri 6:30 PM Downtown Wilmington · Wilmington, NC
Ocean City Jazz Festival
Fri 5 PM · Topsail Beach, NC · Topsail Beach, NC
The Mango Band
Fri 10 PM · The Tiki Tavern · Southport, NC
Free Bird Hike!
Fri 9 AM · Halyburton Park · Wilmington, NC
Movies in the Park
Fri 7 PM · Soundside Park · Surf City, NC

Watermelon Day
Sat 8 AM · Columbus County Community Farmers Market · Whiteville, NC
3rd Annual Night with the Sharks
Sat 6 PM · Buck Hardee Field @ Legion Stadium · Wilmington, NC
Sons of Paradise at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater (July 6, 2019)
Sat 12 PM · Greenfield Lake Amphitheater · Wilmington, NC
10th Anniversary Ocean City Jazz Festival
Sat 5 PM · Ocean City Jazz Festival · North Topsail Beach, NC

Mad Mutt Crew & Brew Doggie Social
Sun 4 PM · Mad Mole Brewing · Wilmington, NC
NC Summer Film Series
Sun 2 PM · New Hanover County Public Library · Wilmington, NC

Monday Turtle Talk
Mon 3:30 PM · Museum of Coastal Carolina · Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Dancing at King Neptune!
Tue 10 PM · King Neptune Wrightsville Beach · Wrightsville Beach, NC

Music Bingo at Pantana Bob’s (Wilmington, NC)
Wed 8 PM · Pantana Bob’s Wilmington · Wilmington, NC
Farmers’ Market Opening Day
Wed 8 AM · The Stables at Poplar Grove · Wilmington, NC
Poe’s Tavern Beach Cleanups
Wed 10 AM · Poe’s Tavern – Wrightsville Beach · Wrightsville Beach, NC
Airlie Gardens Monthly Bird Walk
Wed 8 AM · Airlie Gardens · Wilmington, NC
The Southport Summer Market
Wed 8 AM · Franklin Square Park Southport Nc · Southport, NC

Seahawk FAM: Broccoli Brothers Circus
Thu 10:30 AM · UNCW Presents · Wilmington, NC
Hoggard Band Family Fireworks Hangout
Thu 7 PM · Hamlet Beach Access · Carolina Beach, NC
2019 Jazz at the Mansion concert series
Thu 6:30 PM · The Bellamy Mansion Museum · Wilmington, NC

East Coast Got Em On King Mackerel Classic Capt’s Meeting
Fri 6:30 PM · Carolina Beach, NC · Carolina Beach, NC
Rhythm of the River
Fri 7 PM · Brooklyn Arts Center at St. Andrews · Wilmington, NC
Perpetual Groove / Marvelous Funkshun
Fri 5 PM · Greenfield Lake Amphitheater · Wilmington, NC
Live Music featuring Carolina Seabreeze
Fri 6 PM · Magnolia Greens Golf Plantation · Leland, NC

Market on Mulberry
Sat 9 AM · Shallotte Farmers Market · Shallotte, NC
Mighty Mango
Fri 10 PM · The Palm Room · Wrightsville Beach, NC

Five Guys Named Moe
Sun 3 PM · Opera House Theatre Company · Wilmington, NC
NC Wreck Diving: Blackbeard Scuba
Jul 13 – Jul 14 · Blackbeard Scuba · Southport, NC
Blues Brunch
Sun 10:30 AM · East Oceanfront Dining · Wrightsville Beach, NC

Sweep The Walk
Tue 6 PM · Carolina Beach Boardwalk · Carolina Beach, NC
Sound Series
Tue 6:15 PM · Carolina Yacht Club · Wrightsville Beach, NC
Wines of the Pacific Northwest
Tue 5 PM · Coastal Wine Room · Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Scavenger Hunt – July 17
Wed 10 AM · Ocean Isle Beach Community Center · Ocean Isle Beach, NC
Family Paint Night at the Aquarium
Wed 6 PM · NC Fort Fisher Aquarium · Carolina Beach, NC
Bill Kerr Music
Wed 5:30 PM · Havana’s Fresh Island Restaurant · Carolina Beach, NC
Birds of Prey
Wed 6 PM · Halyburton Park · Wilmington, NC
Farmers’ Market Opening Day
Wed 8 AM · The Stables at Poplar Grove · Wilmington, NC

An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin
Thu 8 PM · Wilson Center – Cape Fear Community College · Wilmington, NC
Live On The Loop! Summer Music Series 2019
Thu 6 PM · The Sailfish · Wilmington, NC
Thu 6:15 PM · Carolina Yacht Club · Wrightsville Beach, NC
Make Your Own Ice Cream!
Thu 2 PM · Ocean Isle Beach Community Center · Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Always a perfect evening for music at Ocean Isle Beach!
Fri 6:30 PM · Ocean Isle Beach · Ocean Isle Beach, NC
Movies in the Park
Fri 7 PM · Soundside Park · Surf City, NC
Selah Dubb
Fri 10 PM · The Palm Room · Wrightsville Beach, NC
Kid Power Grand Opening
Fri 9 AM · The Children’s Museum of Wilmington · Wilmington, NC
Marina Village Night Market
Fri 4 PM · Marina Village Marketplace – RiverLights · Wilmington, NC

Finklepott’s Original Fairy Hair Flare!
Sat 12 PM · Blue Moon Gift Shops · Wilmington, NC
Alchemical Theatre Company: Behind the Curtain
Sat 7:30 PM · UNCW Kenan Auditorium · Wilmington, NC
Planetarium Adventures
Sat 11 AM · Cape Fear Museum · Wilmington, NC
Carolina Beach Market
Sat 8 AM · Carolina Beach Market · Carolina Beach, NC
Living History Saturdays
Sat 11 AM · Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site · Winnabow, NC

Movies at the Carolina Beach Lake Featuring JAWS (PG)
Sun 8:45 PM · Carolina Beach Lake

Carolina Beach Junior Lifeguard Camp
Jul 22 – Jul 26 · Carolina Beach Ocean Rescue · Carolina Beach, NC

Poe’s Tavern Beach Cleanups
Wed 10 AM · Poe’s Tavern – Wrightsville Beach · Wrightsville Beach, NC
Ecology Explorers Camp
Wed 8 AM · Halyburton Park · Wilmington, NC

The Imitations – Sounds of Summer
Thu 7 PM · Soundside Park · Surf City, NC
Live On The Loop! with Folkstone Stringband
Thu 6 PMThe Sailfish · Wilmington, NC

The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall
Fri 10 AMMayfaire Town Center · Wilmington, NC
Star-Spangled Spec-Tacular Cookout
Fri 4 PMRiverLights · Wilmington, NC
Summer Slumber Party 2019
Jul 26 – Jul 27Wonderland Farm · Leland, NC
Fourth Friday Gallery Nights
Fri 6 PMDowntown Wilmington · Wilmington, NC

Family Fun Night
Sat 5 PMAirlie Gardens · Wilmington, NC
Poker For Puppies 11
Sat 12 PMThe ArtWorks-Wilmington · Wilmington, NC
Bill’s Front Porch @Salty Turtle Beer Company
Sat 5 PMSalty Turtle Beer Company · Surf City, NC

Summer Music Series 2019 with Southern Trouble
Sun 4 PMBluewater Waterfront Grill · Wrightsville Beach, NC
NC Summer Film Series
Sun 2 PMNew Hanover County Public Library · Wilmington, NC

Pizza and Kid Movie Night on the lawn
Mon 7:30 PMYour Pie · Wilmington, NC
SUP + Science Class!
Mon 8 AMEcological Marine Adventures Topsail Island NC · Surf City, NC

Tuesday Trivia with Mike
Tue 6:30 PMBridgewater Wines · Leland, NC
Toddler Open Gym
Tue 9:30 AMCarolina Elite, Inc. · Hampstead, NC
Summer Movie Express
Tue 9 AMMayfaire Town Center · Wilmington, NC
Bingo at Post 10
Tue 4 PMAmerican Legion Post 10 Wilmington, NC · Wilmington, NC

Carnivorous Plants
Wed 6 PMCity of Wilmington Parks & Recreation · Wilmington, NC
Farmers Market at Poplar Grove
Wed 8 AMFarmers Market at Poplar Grove · Wilmington, NC
SAYER McSHANE – Hoplite Irish Pub
Wed 8 PMHopLite IRISH PUB and Restaurant · Carolina Beach, NC
Midweek Music Series features Daryl & Sarah Lucas! July 31st
Wed 7 PMSwingbridge Cork & Brew · Surf City, NC


Peach Butter

6 cups chopped peaches skin and pits removed
1/4 cup granulated sugar (more or less depending on sweetness of peaches)
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Place the peaches in a large pot. Stir in the sugar, cinnamon, and lemon juice. Heat mixture over medium heat for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract.
Using a food processor or emersion blender, puree the peach butter until desired consistency.
Let the peach butter cool completely. Pour into jars and store in the refrigerator. It will keep for about two weeks.
Note: peach butter can be canned. Peach butter is great on toast, biscuits, pancakes, waffles, stirred into oatmeal, yogurt, or used as an ice cream topping!

Peach Butter recipe Download

Intracoastal Realty Listing Selected as Finalist in HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2019

A listing represented by Lynne Galloway with The Mitchell-Lewis Group of Intracoastal Realty has been selected as a finalist in the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2019. The Ultimate House Hunt is a month-long online promotion held each year on, featuring extraordinary homes for sale in eight categories: Amazing Kitchens, Big City Digs, Countryside Retreats, Curb Appeal, Homes with a History, Modern Masterpieces, Outdoor Escapes and Waterfront Homes.

All featured homes are represented by members of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International®. This is the eighth consecutive year HGTV has aligned exclusively with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International® for the popular awards, which run from June 12 through July 17. Last year’s promotion was the most popular in the award’s history.

The Intracoastal Realty listing was selected by HGTV’s editors as a finalist in the Waterfront Homes category.

The home is located on Banks Channel in Wrightsville Beach.  From the eco-friendly features like on-demand hot water heater and solar panels to the A-series windows and doors, Mukulungu tropical hardwood decking, multiple storage areas, and open living area of the exterior to the refined finishes of the interior featuring Wolfe and Miele appliances, Hansgrohe plumbing fixtures, Haiku fans, tongue-and-groove poplar walls w/vaulted poplar ceilings, and custom walk-in closets, this home checks every imaginable design or function box.

“As an affiliate of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Intracoastal Realty is often presented with incredible marketing opportunites,” said Lake Slacum, Intracoastal Realty’s Vice President of Marketing.  “We are excited for the sellers of this wonderful property, and for the national exposure that the listing – and our region – will receive as a result of this promotion.”

Consumers have the opportunity to tour the 92 homes selected as finalists by viewing photo galleries on and can then cast a vote for their favorite properties. A winner will be chosen in each category based on the highest number of votes received, and an overall favorite will be awarded for the listing receiving the most votes.

The winning homes will receive editorial exposure on, as well as the prestige of being selected as fan favorites. Additional properties will be featured in the Global Homes gallery, boasting homes from ten different countries or territories around the world.

To view all homes and cast your vote, visit: