Retirement Communities

Retirement Communities

Retirement in Greater WilmingtonThe Greater Wilmington area is a popular retirement destination. The mild climate and coastal location provides many opportunities for year-round activities and low-maintenance living. It also has award winning medical facilities and excellent specialized care options. Whatever lifestyle you prefer, you’re sure to find it here.

If you’re looking for a community that has a surplus of amenities or is specifically designed for retirement aged individuals, here is a list of those in the Greater Wilmington area.

New Hanover County

Capeside Village – Wilmington
Available Homes: Single Family Manufactured
Price Range: $150,000 and below
Amenities: Club House, Pool
Nearby: Carolina Beach, Carolina Beach State Park, Dental Care, Orthopedic Specialist, Animal Hospital, Masonboro Urgent Care
Description: This quiet 55+ community is comprised of low-maintenance manufactured homes. It’s located close to Carolina Beach and all of the wonderful entertainment the beach provides, including great seafood restaurants.
See available properties in Capeside Village.

 

Porters Neck Plantation & Country Club – Wilmington
Available Homes: Single Family Stick Built, Townhomes, Villa Style, Custom and Semi-Custom
Price Range: $200,000 - $400,000
Amenities: Tom Fazio Award Winning Championship Golf Course, Club House, Swimming Pool, Park, Lighted Clay Tennis Courts, Fitness Center, Day Dock, and Boat Ramp.
Nearby: Ogden, Intracoastal Water Way, Wrightsville Beach (by boat), Mayfaire Town Center, Wilmington Health, Vision Center, Medac
Description: One of the premiere gated communities in the Wilmington area, Porters Neck has a little bit of everything and was named one of the “100 Best Master Planned Communities in America” by Where to Retire magazine. At 650 acres, Porters Neck has a wide variety of homes and lifestyle options to choose from.
See available properties in Porters Neck Plantation.

The Regency at Landfall – Wilmington
Available Homes: Single Family Stick Built, Custom
Amenities: Olympic Sized Swimming Pool, Two Golf Courses, Two Club Houses, Tennis Courts, Fitness Center, Pro Shop
Price Range: $500,000s
Nearby: Mayfaire Town Center, The Forum, Wrightsville Beach, Lumina Station, Wilmington Health, New Hanover Medical Group
Description: Landfall is a popular gated waterfront community with a variety of custom homes. The community features two championship golf courses, preserved natural areas, and numerous amenities. It’s located near great restaurants and shopping, and a short drive to Wrightsville Beach. The Regency area of Landfall is designed with wooded lots that can hold a home up to 5,000 sqft and ownership includes year-round lawn care.
See available properties in The Regency at Landfall.

The Village at Motts Landing – Wilmington

Available Homes: Single Family Stick Built, Patio Home
Amenities: Club House, Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts
Price Range: $300,00 - $500,000s
Nearby: Carolina Beach, Monkey Junction, Carolina Beach State Park, Dental Care, Orthopedic Specialist, Animal Hospital, Masonboro Urgent Care
Description: While Village at Motts Landing is not officially labeled a retirement community, the primary builder, Premier Homes, has built the homes to be "Retirement Smart". That means they've made design and hardware choices to better accommodate the retirement age group while in no way inhibiting an active adult lifestyle. Features include raised vanities, lever door handles, low maintenance exteriors, single level floor plans, rocker light switches, and oversized hallways and doors. The community also includes total lawn care as part of the HOA.
See available properties in The Village at Motts Landing.

Premier Homes also builds their "Retirement Smart" homes in the following communities:
Megan's Place (Call for info)
Pamela's Place (Call for info)
Brookside Gardens
Covil Crossing
Fairfield Park

 

Brunswick County

St. James Plantation – Southport
Available Homes: Single Family Stick Built, Custom, Condo
Price Range: $100,000 - $700,000
Amenities: 4 Golf Courses, 4 Tennis Court Locations, 4 Swimming Pools, 4 Fitness Centers, 3 Fishing Spots, Marina, Kayaking, Bike Trails, Nature Trails
Nearby: Shopping, Restaurants, Bald Head Island, Oak Island, Intracoastal Waterway, Brunswick Family Medicine, Dosher Memorial Hospital
Description: St. James Plantation is a popular Brunswick County gated community located near the quaint fishing town of Southport. St. James has 81 holes of golf and over 500 acres of nature preserves, plus a marina. They have over $100 million in completed amenities and has many scheduled events throughout the year. A variety of homes and prices make it easy to choose a home.
See available properties in St. James Plantation.

Waterford of the Carolinas – Leland
Available Homes: Single Family Stick Built, Townhomes, Custom
Price Range: $100,000 - $500,000
Amenities: Swimming Pool, Club House, Fitness Center, Game Room, Tennis Courts, Beach with Volleyball, Kayak Launch, Fishing, Jogging Trails
Nearby: Brunswick Urgent Care, Shopping, Restaurants, Cape Fear River, Downtown Wilmington
Description: Waterford of the Carolinas is a resort-style waterfront community dotted with canals, creeks, and lakes. Its lush nature setting provides wonderful views of wildlife and pleasant areas to walk or kayak. The front of the community is reserved for commercial space, so everything you need is within walking or biking distance. 
See available properties in Waterford of the Carolinas.

Pender County

Coastal Plantation – Hampstead
Available Homes: Single Family Manufactured
Price Range: $150,000 and below
Amenities: Club House, Pool
Nearby: Wilmington Health, New Hanover Medical Group, Eye Clinic, Restaurants, Shopping, Wilmington, Topsail Beach
Description: The 55+ community of Jensens Coastal Plantation features a club house, pool, and social activities scheduled through out the year. It’s located in a quiet area of Hampstead, a short drive from shopping and restaurants.
See available properties in Coastal Plantation.

Eagles Watch – Hampstead
Available Homes: Single Family Stick Built, Custom
Price Range: $250,000 - $600,000
Amenities: Club House, Nature Trails
Nearby: Shopping, Restaurants, Topsail Island, Wilmington
Description: Eagles Watch is an exclusive 130-homesite gated community. It is an environmentally protected conservation area that is a natural home to bald eagles and other birds. It’s located a short drive from the beach at Topsail and the city of Wilmington.
See available properties in Eagles Watch.

River Landing – Wallace
Available Homes: Single Family Stick Built, Custom
Price Range: $150,000 - $500,000
Amenities: 2 Golf Courses, Sports & Fitness Center, Swimming Pool, Club House, Lodge, Kayak Launch, Nature Trails, Biking Trails
Nearby: Shopping, Restaurants, Angola Bay Game Land, New Hanover Regional Medical Center Urgent Care, Family Medicine, Foot & Ankle Care, Hearing Care
Description: River Landing is a private gated golf community with social and sporting events planned throughout the year. Located about 35 minutes from Wilmington, it consists of 1,700+ acres bordering the Cape Fear River and boasts small town values in a natural, serene setting.
See available properties in River Landing.


The Oaks at Boca Bay – Surf City
Available Homes: Single Family Stick Built
Price Range: Unknown
Amenities: Yacht Club, Secluded Beach, Golf Course
Nearby: Shopping, Restaurants, Topsail Beach
Description: The Oaks at Boca Bay is an exclusive community with only 27 homes. It’s very private, but friendly.
See available properties in The Oaks at Boca Bay.

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The Cameron Team
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
1001 Military Cutoff Suite 101
Wilmington NC 28405
Office: 910.202.2546
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The Cameron Team - Wilmington North Carolina Real Estate

The Cameron Team
Coldwell Banker
Sea Coast Advantage
1001 Military Cutoff, Suite 101
Wilmington, NC  28405
Office: 910.202.2546

Toll Free: 800.522.9624
Fax: 910.202.2875

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