The gateway to LBI is one of the most busy sections of LBI but there is a lot to do in the area! The area has a mix of residential and commercial properties along with some of the best price points in the LBI real estate market. Read on to learn more about Ship Bottom and the Long Beach Island real estate market.
Ship Bottom is the gateway to Long Beach Island and the first town you enter when you arrive on LBI. The area is one of the widest parts of Long Beach Island with a good mix of residential development and commercial businesses, mainly stores, restaurants and professional offices.
The area is divided into smaller lots than we see elsewhere on Long Beach Island with many of them being 30' or 40' wide. This leads to a slightly higher density than some other parts of Long Beach Island.
Ship Bottom is generally a busy area with lots to do and wide beaches that attract year round visitors, summer vacations and day trippers.
The average price of a single-family home in Ship Bottom was generally lower than we see throughout the rest of the LBI real estate market. Much of this has to do with the smaller lot sizes in Ship Bottom when compared to the rest of the LBI real estate market. That said, there are a wide range of options available to buyers when searching for homes in the Long Beach Island real estate market in Ship Bottom. Generally, you will get more house for your money in Ship Bottom with easy on and off access to the bridge. This is a very attractive option for many would be buyers.