Building New Homes in Jacksonville, NC
At Cates Building, we handpick the cities and communities where we build. We offer new home construction in several communities in the greater Jacksonville area. Whether your new home search takes you to the outskirts near Swansboro or Sneads Ferry, close to Camp Lejeune, or within the Jacksonville city center, Cates Building home builders have a community to fit your needs.
At Cates Building we have great home buying resources for those in the military. Find VA home loan information, housing allowance information, plus best options for relocating. Also, visit our page detailing the areas where we build new homes that are close to North Carolina military bases.
About Jacksonville, NC
Surrounded by sandy beaches, the Jacksonville community continues to thrive thanks to deep military roots. Over half of the population comes from the military, as Jacksonville is home to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Air Station New River and several smaller connected bases.
Once a quiet farming community, Jacksonville is now the commercial hub of Onslow County. Home to the largest Marine force in the world, the military bases cover over 150,000 acres of land and have become a stable economic resource. In addition to being the home of Camp Lejeune and New River Air Station, Jacksonville continues to experience growth in business, tourism, retail, medical, banking, and cultural activities.
Having Fun in Jacksonville
There is a lot to explore in Jacksonville. North and South of the community you'll find great beaches open to the public, many with free public parking areas and facilities. Looking to stay close by? Visit Lynwood Zoo, home to 80 distinctive species of animals, from Alligators to Zebras. Go panning for gems at 30 Acres and a Mule or enjoy a hayride at Mike’s Farm. Outdoor spaces surround Jacksonville and allow for everything from paddling and kayaking to fishing to hiking.
The community is also host to seasonal festivals and celebrations, and home to The Legacy Theater Company offering a superior theatre experience. Several military accolades, museums, and tours pay tribute to the area’s rich history including, the Lejeune Memorial Gardens, Freedom Fountain, the Veterans Memorial and the oldest continuous USO in the world.
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Prices, plans, dimensions, features, specifications, materials, and availability of homes or communities are subject to change without notice or obligation. Illustrations are artist's depictions only and may differ from completed improvements. Photos, videos and virtual tours may not accurately represent specifications, selections or floorplan options available in every community. Please see a New Home Specialist for details.