Winding River Plantation is a luxury, coastal golf community set within North Carolina’s Brunswick County. It is ideally located near the picturesque beaches of Oak Island, the charming port town of Southport and historic Wilmington.
Winding River Plantation embodies the best of coastal living where it winds along the serpentine banks of the Lockwood Folly River. There are few coastal North Carolina communities that offer its scope of amenities, range of lifestyle choices and real estate options. Send me more information about Winding River!
Top Resort Amenities
The community’s River Club clubhouse.
Residents enjoy a wide-range of resort-like amenities, including 27 holes of award-winning golf and oceanfront beach club with pool, tennis courts, social clubs and much more.
Water opportunities abound with a riverfront clubhouse, boating day dock, boat/RV storage and canoe and kayak launch. There are boat day slips on the Intracoastal Waterway
Offering a broad range of real estate choices, Winding River Plantation appeals to those families looking for a resort-like beach getaway or a full-time retirement home. Send me more information about Winding River!
Carolina National Golf Club at Winding River Plantation
Winding River Plantation offers 27 holes of championship golf.
Winding River Plantation is the home of the Carolina National Golf Club, a 27-hole Fred Couples signature golf course that is an Audubon-Certified Sanctuary Golf Course.
Winding through rich Lowcountry terrain, the course offers an endless variety of playing experiences and has been recognized by Golf Digest as one of the finest courses on the eastern seaboard.
Measuring just over 7,000 yards from the tips, the course’s 27 holes are divided into three, 9-hole layouts named after large birds native to Brunswick County: The Egret, The Heron, and The Ibis.
Each course offers six tee placements, enabling golfers of varying abilities to experience something new each time they tee off. Send me more information about Winding River!
Club Luxury Amenities & Facilities
Carolina National Golf Club offers luxury amenities and facilities.
Its Plantation Grille is a full-service restaurant with lunch and dinner options, and hosts special dinners and events for holidays and community events.
Practice facilities include an all-grass driving range, practice putting & chipping greens and a fully-stocked golf pro shop.
Carolina National is a semi-private club, and therefore open to the public every day with advance tee-time booking options. Send me more information about Winding River!
River Club & Marina
Launch a boat, rent a day dock and more at the marina.
The Winding River Plantation River Club and marina is the place for boating enthusiasts and those who just want to be by the water.
There are several days docks which can be reserved for up to five days. Boating amenities include boat ramp and water and electric service.
Additionally, the marina provides for small watercraft launching, perfect for those individuals that want to launch a canoe or kayak. Send me more information about Winding River!
Beach Club & Community Gardens
A community garden center is available for growing and learning.
Located on the pristine sands of Holden Beach, the Winding River Plantation Beach Club is just a short drive from the community gates.
In addition to the beach, take advantage of the convenient private parking, outdoor pool, restrooms and lounge.
Winding River Plantation has been welcoming residents to its beautiful gated community for 21 years, and has grown substantially over that time.
With more than 1,000 acres set along the coast consisting of 1,134 properties, and an additional 39 home sites in Winding River Seaside Community in Holden Beach, Winding River can accommodate most any prospective buyers’ needs.
Real estate options include:
- Single-family pre-owned homes
- New home construction, from $475,000
- Homesites, from $50,000
- Condominiums, from $275,000
- Townhomes, from $275,000
Swim, sun and relax at the private oceanfront beach club.
Winding River Plantation’s world-class amenities include:
Carolina National Golf Course
27 Holes of championship golf, designed by Freddy Couples
Private, oceanfront beach club
Amenities include pool, parking, indoor seating and kitchen facilities
Community marina with day docks and boat ramp
- Holden Beach community boat slips
Boat and RV storage
Miles of walking & biking trails
Spacious outdoor swimming pool
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- 9,000 sq/ft community center with caterers kitchen, activity room and exercise studio
- Fitness center
- Fitness room for exercise classes
- Community gardening center
- Pickleball courts
- Lighted, hard-surface tennis courts
- Golf clubhouse with on-site dining
- Day dock slips located on Intracoastal side of Holden Beach
- Bocce Ball court
- Clubs and Organizations
Winding River Plantation enjoys easy access to the beach, stores, nearby towns, and a wide range of luxury amenities directly in the community.
Offering a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere as well as ample opportunity for exploration and outdoor activities, Winding River Plantation is an ideal home for young families and retirees alike.
For those who own boats, Winding River Plantation offers boat storage, as well as community boat ramps and slips which can be used by residents. Send me more information about Winding River!
Nearby Towns & Shopping, Dining
Winding River Plantation is in Bolivia, NC, just minutes from the historic port town of Southport which offers a fun roster of eclectic shops, a summer waterfront park concert and bargain hunting at the Southport Farmer’s Market.
It’s also 25 minutes to historic Wilmington and 15 minutes to the commercial hub of Shallotte, North Carolina. Winding River Plantation offers residents convenient access to shopping, transportation, waterfront dining and entertainment.
Winding River Plantation enjoys the convenience of a 10-minute drive to two area hospitals. Also nearby are Brunswick Community College, the Dinah Gore Fitness and Aquatic Center. The Odell Williamson Auditorium offers year-round music and theater productions. Send me more information about Winding River!
Try the River Club: Grab a kayak and explore.
Discover what life is like at Winding River by taking advantage of its 3-day/2-night discovery package.
The Discovery Package includes:
* Specially priced accommodations
* Personal tour of the community and available property
* Cost is just $$109/couple.*
*Note: Some restrictions apply. Please inquire for current rates and availability.
- Wilmington International Airport, 35 miles (41 minutes)