St. James Plantation
Southport, North Carolina


St. James Plantation-MarinaTucked away just 5 minutes from the quaint village of Southport, and 30 minutes from the thriving city of Wilmington, St. James Plantation is a private resort community with a decidedly coastal flavor.  Home- owners and visitors alike enjoy a mild year-round climate that is ideal for  outdoor activities.

 St. James is surrounded by natural salt marshes and bordered by the Intracoastal Waterway.  Along the south shore of the plantation lies the Marina Village, where homes, and eventually a restaurant and shops, cluster around aSt. James Plantation-Gazebo on Intracoastal Waterway 150 slip, deep water, marina basin. 


Down the road from the marina is Waterway Park, which is the ideal spot to enjoy the great outdoors, bird watching, fishing, even mastering a challenging fitness trail.


An exclusive ocean front beach club is located 10 minutes away on scenic Oak Island. “St. James by the Sea”, with its natural beauty and spectacular ocean views, features a charming gazebo, an old fashioned boardwalk, a private swimming pool, showers, and private parking facilities.  St. James Plantation-St. James By The Sea-PoolSwimming and tennis are an important part of the laid-back lifestyle in St. James.  There are numerous tennis courts, Olympic size pools and a year-round swim/fitness club.  You can also enjoy three, award winning signature 18+St. James Plantation-Founders Club House hole Golf Courses, with luxurious country clubs, fully equipped pro shops and top notch practice facilities.  These courses are complemented by clubhouses offering fine dining and meeting facilities and are the social centers of the plantation. 

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From cozy cluster homes along the Waterway to spacious single family dwellings overlooking lush fairways, life at St. James is lived beyond four walls.  The many and varied individual neighborhoods reflect a community that literally opens to the great outdoors.  Architectural details abound on lavish custom homes with breeze ways, second floor porticos and private porches that are attuned with the beautiful natural surrounds. 

New Choices magazine names St. James Plantation, in North Carolina, as one of “America’s Top 20 Retirement Communities”.


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