55+ Active Adult Communities

Coastal NC Top Retirement Communities

Coastal North Carolina offers some of the finest retirement and active 55+ adult communities. While there are only a couple of officially designated communities in Coastal NC for active adults, many of the areas plantations and subdivisions are ideally suited for the active lifestyle today's 55+ active adult crowd demands.

To learn about any of these vibrant, active communities, just click on them and you will be taken to their community website where you can view all the available amenities, HOA fees, community size & layout and request a completely FREE community information package to view all the available homes for sale, model homes, virtual tours and much more.

Sunset Ridge -- A Bill Clark Community only minutes from 2 of the areas top beaches. This is one of Ocean Isle Beach's most popular active adult communities.

The Retreat -- A tropical community that is within walking or biking distance of Ocean Isle Beach. This is another very popular active adult community in the Ocean Isle Beach and Sunset Beach NC area within walking distance to shopping, coffee shops, banking, restaurants, and so much more.

The Cottages -- A beautiful community of Cottage and Craftsman style homes with views of Ocean Isle Beach and the ICW.

Rourk Woods -- A community abounding in tall majestic trees and sweeping nature views, all while being only a 8 to 10 minute ride to Ocean Isle Beach. This very popular active adult community features a stunning clubhouse, pool, tennis and so many activities that today's 55+ active adults are looking for when selecting a home.

Ocean Ridge -- A community voted to be in the Top 100 places to live in America.

Springmill -- A Beazer community with a lush tropical landscape and only a short ride to the beach.  This budget friendly community offers a short ride to Myrtle Beach, SC and all it has to offer. Active adults are finding this beautiful community a top pick in the coastal NC area.

The Farm -- Discover the Old World in this wonderful D R Horton community featuring a Farm Theme and old world feel.

Rivers Edge -- A community that follows along the  outer edges of the Shallotte River and has stunning water and nature views.  This gated, golf course community offers the active adult golfer in your family some of the most scenic golfing in all the coastal Carolina's.

Brunswick Forest -- One of coastal North Carolina's fastest growing communities.  Brunswick Forest offers new construction, resale homes, and many move in ready model homes from a variety of builders.   Being only minutes from downtown Wilmington NC Brunswick Forest is ideally located for those looking for an active lifestyle, while still maintaining the everyday feel of a quite, coastal town.

There are many additional communities and plantations in the Coastal NC area that are great locations for buying or building a new or resale home.   I would be glad to put together a custom list of these communities and the available homes in them for you.  

Winding River Plantation -- Home of the Carolina Nationals Golf Course, this community has it all!   Only 35 minutes from Downtown Wilmington or 45 minutes to Myrtle Beach, SC everything you could ever want in a master planned community is here!   The heart of Winding River Plantation is the 27-hole championship golf course but there is also a private beach club house on Holden Beach, a River House along the Lockwood Folly River, resort style pool, gym, owners clubhouse, miles of walking trails, tennis courts, stocked fishing ponds, Bocce Courts, and so much more!

Riverlights -- Wilmington's NEWEST 55+ active adult community! This Del Webb active adult community has it all! Be sure to request your FREE Riverlights information package today! Come see waterfront living at its best!


Just give me a call, Suzanne Polino REALTOR® at 910-477-1378 so we can discuss your unique tastes and criteria and I will go over all your options with you and answer any questions you may have. I look forward to speaking with you.