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Looking for the perfect home with quality features in outstanding communities?

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Everyone dreams of finding their ideal home. I dedicate my time to turning those dreams into reality by finding you the finest property to suit your unique needs. Success for you is my number one priority.

That's why I represent only the best of Southport's resale home and homesites at St. James Plantation and Winding River Plantation-two of coastal Carolina's most exceptional communities. I also offer an astounding selection of homes and homesites in Caswell Beach. I also represent three additional communities in the Southport area: Arbor Creek, and Brunswick County's two newest communities Sea Watch Plantation and Riversea at Sunset Harbor.

These fantastic areas of Brunswick county offer the finest values and amenities-from nationally recognized golf courses to private beach clubs, marinas and more. Here you will find everything you need to live the lifestyle of your dreams.
Vic Rosado

Vic Rosado

Phone 910-367-2993
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01/13/2016 - ray14e Bought a Single Family home in 2015 in Croton On Hudson, NY. I've had many experiences with many brokers . Vic Rosado is excellent and a professional . I would recommend him without hesitation!! His local knowledge

-01/13/2016 - ray14e

Sold a Single Family home in 2015 in Southern Pines, NC. Our condo had been listed with several other realtors over the past 5 years without any success except for a 6 month tenant who wasn't able to purchase it

-01/04/2016 - contralto8

Sold a Single Family home in 2015 in Melbourne, FL. If you own land in St James that you’ve been trying, unsuccessfully, to sell you know how difficult it is to overcome the organic barriers erected. Restricted access, restrictive covenants

-08/12/2015 - bob houle3

Sold a home in 2015 in Garren Hill, NC 28374. Vic was fantastic to deal with right from the start. Open, honest and timely communication throughout the entire process. Highly experienced and knowledgeable with regard to the area, clientele and

-06/22/2015 - bellainbrazil

Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately 5K in Southport, NC. We have worked with Vic over a period of several years. He helped us find the perfect property in St. James plantation, and although it took us

-06/07/2015 - user61509746

Bought a home in 2015 in Bolivia, NC. Vic is very knowledgeable of southern Brunswick county and was patient and helpful. He showed us many homes but we decided to build a new house. He also helped us find and

-06/06/2015 - cavleer

Sold a home in 2014. Vic new our area and once he got the listing he went to work. We sold in about a month and he was thorough and responsive through the whole process. We live out of state

-12/06/2014 - cclutter5

Bought a Single Family home in 2014 in Southport, NC. I can unequivocally recommend Vic as one of the best Realtors I have ever had the pleasure to work with. My wife and I just closed on a lot in

-12/02/2014 - skipper709

Sold a home in 2014. Vic told me that he could sell my property in 6 months, or at least by the end of the year. He actually sold it in 6 months! The price was fair and the negotiation

-08/07/2014 - fred2369

Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately 0K in Oak Island, NC. We chose Vic to sell our water front home on oak island. After interviewing several realtors it became clear Vic knew exactly what he was doing.

-06/24/2014 - zuser20140624133131009

Sold a Condo home in 2014 for approximately 0K in Oak Island, NC. I had gone thru a divorce and now needed to go thru a short sale to get financial stability. Vic immediately new my needs. He connected me

-03/20/2014 - idpest

Bought a home in 2014 in Bald Head, Oak Island, NC 28461. Recently, my wife and I have worked with Vic Rosado on 2 real estate deals; 1) the sale of our property and, 2) the purchase of a 2

-02/28/2014 - paul rich8

Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately 5K in Southport, NC. We found Vic to be very professional. His local knowledge was extremely helpful with our decision. Not only did he sell our former home, but was a

-12/14/2013 - kmcminn

Sold a home in 2006 in Bald Head, Oak Island, NC 28461. We have done business with Vic since 2006, in three separate transactions - buying a lot, selling a condo and he even referred us to a very good

-11/05/2013 - sharone0103

Bought a home in 2012. Vic was great to work with. He always returns calls and e-mails promptly. Very tolerant of folks. Very flexible . We closed a home purchase out of state and Vic lined up all the necessary

-09/29/2013 - user0109215

Found a tenant for a home in Port St. Lucie-River Park, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34983. Very helpful and knowledgeable to the Southport area market. With the market conditions Vic was able to secure excellent tenants until the market rebounds.

-09/29/2013 - user09033516

Sold a Single Family home in 2013 in Southport, NC. When we interview Vic before deciding on a realtor to list our home with, he was the only one who told us what needed to be done to our home

-09/25/2013 - user0594739

Bought a home in 2011. Victor Rosado was extremely instrumental and made possible the purchase of our property at St. James Plantation. Vic is familiar with and very professional at his work. Following an actual visit of the premises and

-08/07/2012 - user3496429

Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately 5K in Southport, NC. I recently bought a house in St James and was moving form Virginia. Any time you buy a house it's a trying experience but when you are

-07/08/2012 - user877723
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    If you’re looking for a place with small town charm and gorgeous coastal views, Southport is the place for you.

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River Sea: Welcome to the heart of Coastal County

RiverSea Plantation is a private gated community tucked away next to the Lockwood Folly River. Just minutes from beautiful historic Southport, the RiverSea community spans 600-acres of coastal real estate. Residents enjoy living near some of the most beautiful coastal waters with easy access to the Cape Fear River, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Intercoastal Waterway.

This community is a great choice when you are looking for a homesite that feels tucked away from the tourists. With homesites surrounded by nature at its best, RiverSea is perfect for your laid-back lifestyle. Enjoy a morning walk on the beautiful nature trails or go for a hike on the trails that wind around the many ponds and marshes.

The fishing enthusiast will love the easy access to the best fishing on the North Carolina coast. RiverSea provides boat storage on site so you can quickly grab your boat and hit the waters whenever the mood strikes! Residents of RiverSea enjoy direct ocean access so your next big catch is only a few minutes away.

RiverSea offers some amazing amenities to residents, including a private club at Holden Beach where you can avoid the crowds and spend the day lounging on the beach, swimming in the ocean, or fishing in the surf. Inside of the RiverSea Community, residents enjoy year-round access to a beautiful swimming pool, tennis courts, and many outdoor trails.

The RiverSea community clubhouse is the perfect place to enjoy some coffee and chat with friends and neighbors. You might want to even plan your next big golfing adventure! There are a variety of beautiful golf courses in the area, including three top-rated courses in St. James Plantation and another beautiful golf course in Caswell Beach.

If you are looking for your dream home right in the heart of Carolina’s coast, you must see the beautiful homesites available in RiverSea. Call today to learn more about this tranquil coastal community

Brunswick Forest

People who find their way to Brunswick Forest have one thing in common. They want to live in a pleasant climate that provides them with an excellent quality of life, and the ability to stay active. If this sounds like the kind of life you would enjoy, you’ll never want to leave Brunswick Forest. It’s exactly the type of desirable community where everyone dreams of living.

It’s difficult to imagine a location that could possibly be more ideal. The community has the sense of seclusion and privacy of a rural setting, but is close enough to medical assistance and big city nightlife that no one ever feels completely cut off from society.

Residents are a quick 10-minute trip to the historic, and most interesting, section of Wilmington, NC. In about 30 minutes, you can be on the gorgeous North Carolina beach. On the days you don’t feel like going into Wilmington or the to the beach, you will be able to take advantage of the 4,500 acres of forest land which has numerous parks, nature trails, and creeks your entire family will enjoy.

Folks who have moved to Brunswick Forest spend a considerable amount of time participating in various activities which include:

  • Biking and hiking in the forest which has several well groomed trails.
  • Getting physically fit at the local fitness center
  • Swimming, either in the local community pool or traveling to the ocean for a salt water dip
  • Golfing the Cape Fear National Course
  • Kayaking, canoeing, and fishing
  • Meeting at the community commons for community programs and socializing

Residents of the coastal community enjoy a plethora of amenities which include one of the most highly ranked golf courses in the country, a small town that has plenty of shopping and dining options. The community has a strong family friendly feel, and nearly all the neighbors enjoy a close connection to one another.

Anyone interested in moving to the lovely North Carolina Community will be delighted by the variety of real estate options available to them. In addition to some impressive, upscale properties, there are also several affordable, low maintenance patio style homes you will want to check out. There are homes that provide enough space for a growing family to enjoy, pieces of property that will be the perfect get away place for empty nesters, and homes for those couples who want something in-between. There’s truly a property for every taste and budget. Contact Vic today to start exploring the homes for sale in Brunswick Forest.

Palmetto Creek

It’s difficult to imagine any community having a more perfect location than Palmetto Creek of the Carolinas. The small, picturesque community is nestled within a short drive of Myrtle Beach, Southport, and Wilmington. The location alone makes it the ideal place to live.

When you first arrive in Palmetto Creek, you will notice the gorgeous scenery. A stunning boardwalk trail has been created that provides the perfect place to go for a walk or take the kids for a bike ride. The boardwalk cuts through the Palmetto Grove preserve where a natural eco-system has been established. Each time residents take advantage of the boardwalk they find themselves marveling at the stunning vegetation and looking for wildlife. In addition to the boardwalk, the gated community also has several trails residents can use whenever they want to walk or ride their bikes.

You can cool off in the heat of the summer when you visit the community clubhouse and take a dip in the pool. Not only does this pool provide residents with the perfect place to use water aerobics to stay fit, but it will also keep the children amused for hours and hours, and provides a lovely setting to socialize, get lost in a good book, or work on a summer tan.

Golfers love Palmetto Creek. In addition to being a great place to hone your golf skills, the putting green has helped bring the community members together. It has turned into a community-gathering place. When residents aren’t on the putting green, they can often be found at the tennis courts.
Palmetto Creek is an ideal location for anyone who enjoys spending time outdoors. The outdoor pavilion provides the perfect location for things like picnic lunches and outdoor chess games. The community also has several ponds, miniature lakes, and pocket parks. A kayak/canoe launch makes the water easily accessible for all residents.

Within a short drive, you can explore dozens of adorable little shops, seafood restaurants, and impressive art galleries.
Palmetto Creek might be a gated community, but that doesn’t mean it has a cookie cutter feel. Several of the homes are historical and are breathtakingly beautiful.

Residents of Palmetto Creek enjoy a quiet, laid back lifestyle near the most stunning North Carolina beaches. Whether you decide to spend a day in Myrtle Beach or grab your beach towels and head to nearby Oak Island beaches, the sand and surf is just a short distance from this community. Contact Vic today to start exploring houses for sale in Palmetto Creek.

Bald Head

RiverMist

RiverMist, North Carolina is nestled in the quaint, historic town of Southport. It’s a community that truly has something for everyone. In addition to being family friendly and lovely, the community has a wide assortment of amenities. Residents enjoy close proximity to restaurants, scenic parks, a boat harbor, antique shops, and golf courses. The community is also home to some gorgeous oak trees.

One of the things that draw residents to the 167-acre community is the easy access they will have to the Atlantic Ocean as well as the dining and shopping opportunities in Southport. Residents will enjoy instant access to the views of the marina and the beach. Community amenities include luxuries like a private swimming pool and state of the art fitness center. Residents of River Mist enjoy an ongoing calendar of social activities where they can spend time with friends and neighbors.

RiverMist is a golfer’s dream community. It is in close proximity to the best golf courses in North Carolina, including the four top rates courses in St. James Plantation.

Folks who call RiverMist home are urged to take advantage of the Resident’s Club, which has a fitness center and swimming pool. On nice days, members will want to enjoy a quiet, sunshine filled meal in the well-maintained picnic area.

Anyone who loves fishing will love RiverMist. It’s possible to fish nearly every single day of the year. It doesn’t matter if you like to stay close to the shore, or if you enjoy heading to the open water, there’s ample opportunity to land a trophy worthy catch. Residents are constantly bringing home prize dolphin, sailfish, and marlins.

Once you have settled into your RiverMist home, you’ll be hard pressed to find a reason to leave the community. It has everything you could need within a short driving distance including the freshest seafood, amazing boutiques, plenty of grocery options, medical services that are just moments away, and several dining options. Take a half hour drive and you will reach the heart of Wilmington where you can enjoy riverfront shopping, antique shops, theater productions, art galleries, and museu

Oak Island

The Town of Oak Island is a perfect fit for anyone who has always dreamed of living in a beach town, but also desires that small town feel. Unlike some beach communities, Oak Island is a quiet place to call home with plenty of activities for your whole family to enjoy.

The family friendly atmosphere is just one of the things that attracts people to Oak Island. The area’s natural beauty also proves to be a huge draw. As you go down the main street, you’ll enjoy the abundance of old and lovely oak trees. In addition to the island itself, the Town of Oak Island also includes some sections of the mainland near each of the bridges, and the South Harbor Village golf course community.

Anyone who loves the beach will quickly fall in love with Oak Island. The town has 65 different public beach access points. There’s more than enough docks, boat launches, and access points that lead to the Intracoastal Waterway and the Davis Canal for the entire community to enjoy. The easy access to water makes the area a great choice for anyone who enjoys boating, fishing, swimming, and just hanging out at the Atlantic Ocean.

For the person who loves being outdoors, Oak Island is truly a little piece of paradise. Explore the eight different parks that include baseball and football fields, dog parks, and skate parks. Each park is well maintained and a fun place to spend a quiet afternoon or evening.

Oak Island is also a haven for small businesses. As you explore the dozens of shops and restaurants, you will find treasures at every turn. The Town of Oak Island also takes community events seriously. The Parks and Recreation Department puts a great deal of effort into arranging events everyone will enjoy. These events include:

  • Craft shows
  • Beach Days with fireworks
  • Fitness programs
  • Pier fishing tournaments
  • Turtle Triathlon

Everyone who lives in The Town of Oak Island agree is a marvelous location. If you are looking for the perfect little beach town to call home, contact Vic today to start exploring available properties on Oak Island.

Seawatch at Sunset Harbor

Coastal North Carolina has always been special, which is why it has such a rich and varied history. For hundreds of years, sea travelers have used the region as a nautical landmark. Today, instead of greeting world famous explorers, the tip of the southern North Carolina coast is home to Seawatch at Sunset Harbor, a residential community that is devoted to preserving the area’s nautical culture and natural beauty.

Seawatch at Sunset Harbor is a perfect choice for anyone who loves natural landscapes. In the 3,000 acre parcel of land you’ll find some ancient oak trees, ponds, marshlands, salt marshes, woodland, rolling and flat land, and easy access to plenty of beach footage. When creating the community, designers were careful to leave as much of the land alone as possible.

The designers of Seawatch at Sunset Harbor were determined to preserve the area’s natural artwork and its legacy. They wanted future generations to understand and appreciate the area. As a result award-winning architects put a great deal of effort into creating a community that looks amazing and feels very natural.

In the past few years, many people have chosen real estate in Seawatch at Sunset Harbor. Although Seawatch at Sunset Harbor isn’t large, it has many features residents appreciate. However, as much as the residents appreciate what they have, they’re also quite excited about some changes that could soon be coming to the community. The proposed features include:

  • Intracoastal Waterway waterfront properties
  • The addition of a private beach club
  • An amenity campus which will be an impressive 23 acre’s large and provide residents with a great way to enjoy the nature surrounding their home.
  • A beautiful marina that will provide deep-water access to anyone with a boat.

Seawatch at Sunset Harbor is an excellent choice for anyone who has grown tired of the hustle and bustle of city life. The smaller community has a cozy, comfortable feel. Southport is just minutes away with the convenience of restaurants, shopping, and some of the best coasting on the southeast coast.

If you are looking for a new home, contact Vic today to browse the wide selection of homes for sale in Seawatch at Sunset Harbor.

Caswell Beach

Caswell Beach is tucked away on the north end of beautiful Oak Island and offers a great selection of real estate choices. Whether you are looking for a townhome, condo, home, or homesite, Caswell Beach has the perfect property for you!

When you choose a home in Caswell Beach, you can enjoy some of the best views on the coast. Properties are available with views of the ocean, marsh, or golf courses. Of course, oceanfront homes are also in abundance and provide the ultimate luxury with the beach in your backyard.

Caswell Beach has been called “the best little beach town in North Carolina” and it truly lives up to its reputation. Though it is small at only three square miles, there is plenty to see and do. Explore the beautiful white sandy beaches, spend the day offshore fishing, or browse the dozens of shops on Oak Island. With a short car ride north, you can access hundreds of great restaurants and shops in Wilmington. Or if you prefer, you can venture south to the busy city of Myrtle Beach.

If you enjoy playing golf, Caswell Beach is the perfect place to call home. Spend your days playing the 18-hole, par 72 golf course. Many have suggested that Brunswick County is quickly becoming the golf capital on the east coast. Beyond the Caswell Beach Golf Course, you can also enjoy playing at other nearby courses including three beautiful courses at St. James Plantation.

Residents of Caswell Beach enjoy easy access to the Oak Island Lighthouse, visible for over 24 miles and known as the brightest working lighthouse in the United States.

Homes in Caswell Beach come in every size. Whether you are looking for a quaint little beach cottage to use as a weekend retreat or you want to sprawling mansion with plenty of square footage, there is a property that will meet your needs in this pristine location.
If you are looking for a new home on the Carolina Coast, consider the quiet community of Caswell Beach.

Arbor Creek

Arbor Creek is one of the most picturesque communities in the coastal paradise of Southport, NC. Surrounded on three sides by St. James Plantation, Arbor Creek has many of the same upscale amenities of the larger gated communities with a variety of affordable houses and home sites.

When you choose Arbor Creek real estate, you will enjoy the lifestyle of Southport’s best communities. After a day of fishing or lounging on the nearby beaches, you can cool off with a swim in the community pool. Get your exercise on the tennis courts or in the state-of-the-art fitness facility. Enjoy mingling with neighbors at the beautiful clubhouse or go for a walk in the exquisite community gardens.

At Arbor Creek, you are just minutes from the best local destinations. A short drive will take you to historic downtown Southport, Bald Head Island, Oak Island, or Caswell Beach. Enjoy some of the best fishing on the eastern seaboard on the nearby beaches of Oak Island. Play a round of golf or stop in for coffee and a donut at the local bakery. There is plenty to see and do in the community surrounding Arbor Creek.

For families who want the upscale lifestyle and amenities of a newer community, Arbor Creek is a great choice with affordable prices. Homes start in the $200’s, with homesites available for even less. Vic picks Arbor Creek as one of his top choices in the Southport area because it provides the convenience of location with the luxury of amazing community amenities, all at an affordable price.

Whether you want a contemporary cottage or a charming bungalow, Arbor Creek has a home that is perfect for you. Located on Highway 211 just north of historic Southport, this is one community you must see in your search for your dream home. To view available listings in Arbor Creek or to learn more about this beautiful community, contact Vic today!

Baldhead Island

Baldhead Island is a beautiful little paradise, nestled on the North Carolina coast. Your journey to Baldhead Island starts with a 20 minutes ferry ride form the mainland. By the time you arrive at your destination, you’ll realize your car is not the only thing you’ve left behind. Suddenly you’re completely free of the stresses and frustrations connected to your mainland lifestyle. Now you are on island time, ready to look for the perfect property to call home.

The first thing you will notice when you arrive on the island will be transportation. The island has a strict policy regarding cars… they’re not allowed. Most visitors decide to walk from one spot to the next, but golf carts and bikes are also permissible. The lack of cars and heavy traffic enhances the laid back pace of Baldhead Island.

You won’t ever experience boredom during your time on Baldhead Island. The island has 14 miles of gorgeous beaches that provide the perfect place for long walks and viewing sunsets and sunrises.

Golfers will want to take advantage of the Bald Head Island Club Golf Course. Tim Cate is the designer behind this luxurious course and he did an amazing job of incorporating the island’s dunes, forests, and lagoons into the course, creating a golfing experience like no other. The beauty of the course will steal your breath away.

You never know when you’re going to encounter some of the island’s native inhabitants, including cute foxes, memorable alligators, and majestic egrets and herons. The course has the distinction of being rated the second-best renovation in the country. It has a 73.7 rating and the slopes have been rated 143, making it challenging enough for regular golfers, but still enjoyable for amateurs. The club has a pro on staff that’s happy to provide lessons.

Adorable boutiques provide you with a wide selection of shopping options. You’ll be able to browse for everything from clothing, to jewelry, to furniture.

After a full day of rest and relaxation, you can enjoy a great meal at any of the Bald Head dining establishments, which range from casual take-out to fine dining.

While on Baldhead Island, you can choose between quaint cottages tucked into the maritime forest, or you can opt for a property that has a stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean. Whether you are looking for the perfect place to retire or a beautiful property to raise your children, Baldhead Island is a must-see as you search for your new home.