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Sunset Beach, North Carolina
Many quaint coastal communities and larger cities are within easy driving distance of Sunset Beach, offering world-class golf, shopping, sightseeing, fishing and dining options. Calabash, the world-famous "Seafood Capital of the World," is only five minutes away. For those seeking a bit more excitement, it takes less than an hour to...
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St. James, North Carolina
MORE THAN A decade ago, St. James was 3,300 acres of undeveloped farmland. Now, this upscale golf course development west of Southport is favored by retirees who want to indulge their passion for golf.
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Southport, North Carolina
The residents of Southport have made preserving their rich history a priority. The 200-year-old live oaks that line many of the streets are protected by law, as are the faithfully preserved Victorian mansions found...
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Shallotte, North Carolina
The Shallotte area offers a large number of golf courses. Shallotte alone has courses ranging from Brunswick County-s original course, Brierwood Golf Club, to a recent Arnold Palmer design, Rivers Edge Golf Course. For outdoor enthusiasts, all manner of water sports abound. Quail, wild turkey, deer, ducks and other native...
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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
Located between the tourist mecca of Myrtle Beach and the historic charm of Wilmington, little is known about its early years, when it belonged to a variety of people, none of whom had a clear direction for the island. Until the 1950s, Ocean Isle was little more than a family getaway for those who owned sprawling expanses of ocean-front property. In 1953, Odell Williamson purchased the entire island, incorporating it into the town...
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Oak Island, North Carolina
Now a favorite spot for retirees, the city itself was founded in 1999, when the towns of Long Beach and Yaupon Beach were consolidated. Leaders from the neighboring towns saw incorporation as a means to reduce the expenses of the...
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Leland, North Carolina
Just five minutes from Wilmington-s historic River District, Leland lies along the Brunswick River and is the central hub of Northeast Brunswick County. Boasting an enviable location and a temperate climate, Leland is close to beaches in Brunswick and New Hanover counties and offers a wide variety of homes for those interested in...
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Holden Beach, North Carolina
Located at the southern tip of North Carolina, the beach runs east-west, providing interesting and magnificent vistas morning and night. The sun seems to rise directly out of the ocean, then set gently back into the peaceful...
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Caswell Beach, North Carolina
LOCATED AT THE SOUTHERN tip of coastal North Carolina, Caswell Beach combines two enviable elements: the beach life and the small town. Facing south, Caswell Beach is shielded from the busier tourist rush that sometimes consumes Southport and the rest of Oak Island...
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Carolina Beach, North Carolina
THE WORD IS OUT AND THE verdict is in-small-town charm and warm ocean breezes make Carolina Beach a great place to spend the best years of your life. Crossing the Snow-s Cut Bridge from Wilmington to Pleasure Island and its largest town, Carolina Beach, is a breath of fresh air as you leave the noise and traffic of the city for the serenity of a Southern coastal hideaway.
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Calabash, North Carolina
NESTLED ON THE TIDAL plains in the southeast corner of North Carolina lies a small fishing village with a timeless legacy and a rich tradition. Situated between the bright lights of Myrtle Beach to the south and the historic charm of Wilmington to the north, Calabash remains a pleasant respite from the modern world...
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