Marlee Acres, An Intracoastal Waterway Community, Ocean Isle Beach, NC
By Linda Hinson
(S & L Properties)
Marlee Acres is an intracoastal waterway community located halfway between Ocean Isle Beach and Sunset Beach. The original developers were Mr. and Ms. Herring. Mr. Herring is deceased and Ms. Herring has relocated to the piedmont section of North Carolina. They kept tight control of the property only selling a few properties each year so they could control growth. No manufactured homes allowed. That is one factor that makes this community unique. As a visitor turns off highway 17 onto 904, they can turn left to go to Ocean Isle Beach or right to go to Sunset Beach. The highway that connects both beaches is highway 179. Perpendicular to that highway are a dozen or more roads that run straight to the intracoastal waterway. Oak Street, Camelot, and Harbor Drive are the street name...