Leland, North Carolina

Brunswick Forest

Community Information

Lots: $100,000 to $250,000
Homes/Townhomes: Upper $300,000s to $1 million+

Brunswick Forest
The perfect combination of mild year-round weather, proximity to historic downtown Wilmington, first-class dining, shopping, live entertainment, and miles of sandy beaches—it’s not hard to see why Brunswick Forest is Coastal North Carolina’s #1 active adult community.

Since 2007, this community in northern Brunswick County has carved out a beautiful oasis rich in amenities of all kinds. Residents can play pickleball or tennis on a combination of 24 indoor or outdoor courts, canoe and kayak on Town Creek, swim in one of four indoor/outdoor saltwater pools, get a workout in one of three fitness centers, enjoy nearly 50 miles of walking and biking trails, golf at Cape Fear National®, join one of 65 social clubs, and so much more. The conveniences and perks of this North Carolina community also include onsite dining, medical facilities, dentist, veterinarian, coffee shop, grocery store, pharmacy, and more to come.

Located just a few minutes from Wilmington’s exciting riverfront and less than 30 minutes to four amazing beaches, Brunswick Forest offers an array of Carolina real estate options including one-level townhomes and spacious single-family homes, as well as the option to purchase land and build your dream home. Request More Information now!
Community Highlights
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  • Acreage

    4,500 acres (1,800 hectares)

  • Amenities

    All amenities are available to all Brunswick Forest property owners with the exception of golf. Three outdoor saltwater pools and fitness/wellness centers, one indoor saltwater pool and hot tub, regular exercise classes, 10 outdoor pickleball courts (6 private indoor courts onsite), 8 tennis courts, community center for events/board games/cooking classes, catch and release fishing pond, numerous parks, two dog parks, outdoor fitness trail, playground for children, canoe and kayaking, over 50 miles of walking/biking trails, and more.

  • The Villages at Brunswick Forest

    Inside the community, the Villages at Brunswick Forest provides residents an abundance of additional amenities and conveniences including a grocery store, pharmacy, coffee shop, veterinarian office, vision center, pet store, insurance and cable providers, shoe store, storage company, design centers for builders, financial planners, and more.

  • Restaurants

    Several diverse dining options with a variety of cuisines within the community including a fresh seafood restaurant, Italian café with NY pizza, Irish Pub with outdoor entertainment area, a southern style breakfast and lunch diner plus Residents also enjoy dining 7 days/nights a week at The Forest restaurant & Pub at the Carolina National golf course clubhouse – which is open to the public. In addition, a new on-site brewery with full restaurant is coming soon.

  • Medical Facilities

    “Aging in place” means not having to drive 20 – 30 miles for your basic goods and services as we age. Residents of Brunswick Forest enjoy first class medical services right in the middle of The Villages at Brunswick Forest. Novant Health, the area’s #1 medical provider, has a 40,000 square foot medical facility on site. Emerge Ortho of Wilmington is a recently built a 3-story medical building in The Villages at Brunswick Forest for all your orthopedic needs. Currently under construction is the 152 bed Liberty Senior Housing complex. There is also a full-service dental office and maxillofacial practice in The Villages.

  • Location

    From the front entrance at Brunswick Forest, you can be parked and enjoying all that historic downtown Wilmington has to offer. Cobblestone streets, horse drawn carriages, 2-mile Riverwalk, exciting nightlife, over 80 restaurants (almost all local), museums, local college, eclectic shopping, lots of live entertainment venues, and more are available 7 days a week. Just a mile up the road from Brunswick Forest, you will find a number of grocery stores, restaurants, hardware store (Lowe’s coming soon), fast food, bars, hotels, and more.

  • Beaches

    If you, your children, or your grandchildren are ready to head to the beach, the biggest decision you have to make is which one. Wrightsville Beach offers oceanfront and ICW dining plus four miles of beautiful sand and turquoise waters. Carolina Beach and Kure Beach are located on the southern end of Wilmington and are very family friendly. Oak Island to the south is a bit more isolated but also a very fun family-oriented vacation beach.

  • Weather

    Brunswick County shares the same latitude as Atlanta, Phoenix, and Los Angeles. The community has mild year-round 4 season weather with a touch of coastal breezes added in. Winter daytime temps average 57 degrees while summertime average temps are mid to high 80s. It might snow here 1-2 times per year however, it usually melts by lunchtime. Coastal NC offers palm trees and colorful deciduous trees.

  • Neighborhoods in Brunswick Forest

    Since opening in 2007, Brunswick Forest has built 21 neighborhoods within the community. Each one is architecturally thematic and stays within a specific price range. The overwhelming majority include yard care with a few exceptions – just in case you want to tend to your yard when you retire. The townhome neighborhoods offer maintenance free living and all offer underground utilities. Natural gas is also available in almost every neighborhood as is high speed internet. Most every neighborhood has at least one water feature as well as a neighborhood park, with community fitness and wellness centers being strategically placed throughout the community.

  • Social Clubs

    Many people feel that Brunswick Forest is an adult day camp because of its variety of daily activities. Currently, there are about 65 social clubs in the community that include but are not limited to MahJong, poker, fine dining club, tennis and pickleball clubs, movie clubs, Bridge, gardening, cooking, travel, needle point, Canasta, bird watching, and more.

  • Golf

    Cape Fear National is a highly acclaimed natural oasis and one of the most beautiful golf courses in Coastal North Carolina. The golf course recently went private, so be sure to ask us for additional information. The clubhouse is open to the public for lunch and dinner 7 days a week and the 18-hole course also has a driving range, putting green, and several chipping areas.

  • Town Creek Canoe & Kayak Launch

    On the edge of the community is Town Creek, a freshwater river that offers fly fishing, bass fishing plus canoeing and kayaking. Bring your bass boat for the river is full of fish and, there is a boat launch via trailer. For those who canoe and kayak, there is a floating launch next to the boat ramp.

  • Homesites For Sale

    Priced from $100,000 to $250,000+

  • Single Family Homes & One-Level Townhomes for Sale

    Priced from the upper $300,000s to over $1 million

  • Disclaimer: Prices subject to change. Offer void where prohibited by law.

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Brunswick Forest

511 Olde Waterford Way, Suite 102

Leland, North Carolina 28451

34.288919 -78.066888

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