Southport, North Carolina

St. James Plantation

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Homes, Townhomes, Condos:
$300,000 - $1,500,000
$200,000 - $500,000

St. James Plantation
Ideally located along the North Carolina coast, St. James Plantation is just four miles from the quaint village of Southport and thirty miles from the thriving city of Wilmington. Rich in atmosphere and tradition, it's a community defined by tidal creeks and salt marshes that teem with shore birds and wildlife.

Designed around the natural beauty of the land, the community offers a multitude of resort-style amenities including a private beach club, four signature golf clubs, state-of-the-art fitness facilities and a full service marina & marketplace.

Situated on the Intracoastal Waterway, near the Atlantic Ocean and Cape Fear River, residents enjoy a mild year-round climate, ideal for golf, water sports and other outdoor activities. With on-site shops and restaurants, as well as cultural, educational and medical facilities in nearby Southport and Wilmington, St. James Plantation residents experience the best of town and country. Request More Information now!
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  • Acreage

    6,000 acres (2,400 hectares)

  • Gatehouse

    Four private gated entrances, security staffed.

  • Golf

    Owned by Troon Golf, St. James offers four signature courses, designed by some of the top names in the game. The Reserve Club, designed by world-renowned Nicklaus Design, was named Best New Course in North Carolina. Three-time U.S. Open champion Hale Irwin puts his stamp on the Members Club which boasts 27 challenging holes. World-renowned course architect P.B. Dye is the designer for the Founders Club, and North Carolina designer Tim Cate laid out the challenging Players Club. Each course has received the prestigious designation of being an "Audubon Certified Cooperative Sanctuary" by Audubon International.

  • Clubhouse

    Four clubhouses offering fine dining, pro shops, snack bars and meeting areas.

  • Fitness

    Three fitness centers, including our brand new $4 million Signature Wellness Center, offer indoor and outdoor pools, weights, cardio equipment, group fitness classes, a dry sauna and steam room. Other fitness features include miles of walking/biking trails.

  • Tennis/Pickleball

    13 Har-Tru (clay) lighted courts located throughout St. James Plantation prove tennis is a passion for many St. James Plantation residents. It’s a first-class experience at St. James, from facilities to tournaments to lessons to gear. Available to residents are a tennis professional, pro tennis shop and ongoing clinics. Two Pickleball courts are now available at the Seaside Club, and the St. James Pickleball Club is one of our fastest growing memberships.

  • Marina

    Protected, full service, deep-water access marina on the Intracoastal Waterway with 155 wet slips and 320 dry slips. Surrounding the marina is Tommy Thompson's Market Place, with a collection of luxury condos, grocery store, provisions store, real estate office and waterside grille & tiki bar. Charter services are available for a half and full day of sport fishing. Boat slips and dry stack storage are priced from $10,000.

  • Social Clubs

    St. James boasts over 100 social clubs, from table tennis to mahjong.

  • St. James by the Sea

    Private oceanfront club on nearby Oak Island features a charming gazebo, an old-fashioned boardwalk, full shower facilities, sparkling pool, covered picnic area and private parking.

  • Waterway Park

    Offers walking, biking and jogging trails, as well as a kayak launch along the Intracoastal Waterway. Also, there is a sheltered picnic pavilion and a pier for sightseeing, fishing and crabbing.

  • Woodlands Park

    Woodlands has a lakefront amphitheatre, parks and nature trails are woven throughout the park. There is also a dog park and convenient restrooms.

  • SeaSide

    The Cottages at SeaSide offer timeless coastal architecture – high on style and low on maintenance. Spacious floor plans ranging from 1,600-3,000 square feet. Cottage prices start from the mid $200,000s (including the homesite) The Seaside Club – offering a resort style pool with a beach-entry, wet deck, Jr. Olympic lap lanes, and sand volleyball. There is even a splash pad for the tots and a spacious lounge deck.

  • Hammock

    Hammock is the newest neighborhood in St. James Plantation. Plans call for 36 coastal cottages in Hammock. This neighborhood is situated next door to the SeaSide Club featuring a walk-in saltwater pool and a brand new $4 million Signature Wellness Center. The cottage style floorplans range in size from 1,800 to 2,460 square feet and priced from the low $400,000s.

  • Cottage Lakes

    These single family cottage-style homes offer spacious interior living areas while providing low maintenance exteriors. Unique features are located throughout the Regency Lakes neighborhood, such as a nature park with an open fire pit- perfect for evening gathering with neighbors, an intimate lake house overlooking the pond and several fishing hot spots, which are true gems for the entire St. James Plantation community. Cottage Lakes is also conveniently located near the Regency Lakes gated entrance and the Players Club Sports Center. Home prices start from the low $400,000s.

  • Condos and Townhomes For Sale

    Priced from the low $300,000s and up

  • Homes For Sale

    Priced from $500,000 to $1.5 million

  • Homesites For Sale

    Lots with wooded, golf or water views priced from $200,000 to $500,000

  • Disclaimer: Prices subject to change. Void where prohibited.

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St. James Plantation

4006 St. James Drive

Southport, North Carolina 28461

33.9540835 -78.0890028

Real Estate Listings at St. James Plantation

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2933 Irwin Drive

Southport, NC

$499,000 3,431 Sq Ft
4 Bedrooms | 3 Full Baths | 1 Half Bath

3549 Sanderling Drive

Southport, NC

$439,900 2,635 Sq Ft
3 Bedrooms | 3 Full Baths | 1 Half Bath

2555 St James Drive Unit 105

Southport, NC

$335,000 1,528 Sq Ft
3 Bedrooms | 3 Full Baths

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George - Verified Resident (Since 2007)

What's not to like..if you can't find something to do..whether it's is the place!

Another Day in Paradise

Mike Haase - Verified Resident (Since 2009)

St.James has it all.The beach,the marina,the 81 hole of golf,the walking and biking trails,great ponds for fishing or radio control sailboat racing, the swimming pools, the health clubs,the four different on-site restaurants,regularly scheduled entertainment,great weather almost always with a breeze,good hospitals and medical care nearby.But most ...

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Great Place to Live and Wonderful People

John L. - Verified Resident (Since 2008)

We relocated from the northeast after a thorough search about 5 years ago. There are an almost an unlimited number of activities and clubs to keep you occupied. I personally golf, cycle and volunteer at Southport Elementary. My favorite convincer is "why wouldn't you want to live where people pay to vacation?".

Our dreams came true at St. James!

Kelli B. - Verified Resident (Since 2013)

My husband and I booked an appointment at St. James for the summer of 2009. We booked tours of 4 other communities as well. We saw St. James first and fell in love with the southern charm, hospitality and the completed amenities. We went to the next 2 communities thinking that all would be similar and we would be faced with a tough decision. Thi ...

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Bill M - Verified Resident (Since 2003)

We visited seven golf communities in VA, NC, SC, and GA spending two days at each, playing golf, touring, looking at properties, etc. St. James Planation stood head and shoulders above the others. Beautiful Beach Club on the Atlantic Ocean, four and one half golf courses, a marina on the intracoastal waterway, tennis courts, affordable lots and hom ...

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Great community

Marc M - Verified Resident (Since 2012)

Purchased property a couple of years ago and haven't looked back. Great amenities, quiet community, wonderful people, beautiful beach-front cabana, many activities so you can be as busy or as relaxed as you like. Wouldn't want to live anywhere else.