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The Beach Club at Holden Beach
The beach club at Holden Beach
Winding River Plantation NC Main gate
Winding River Plantation NC main gate
The Club House at Carolina National
The Club House at Carolina National
The Marina At Winding River Plantation
Winding River Plantation NC Marina
The Signature hole at Carolina National
The Par 3 Signature Hole at Carolina National
The onsite pool at Winding River Plantation
Community pool and club house
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Whether you crave a quiet lifestyle, a place where you can spend a majority of your dayoutdoors, or an environment where you’ll enjoy a close relationship with your neighbors, you’ll fall in love with Winding River Plantation in North Carolina. You’ll love the convenience of living in a gated community that’s just a short drive from downtown Southport. Between the quietness of the community and its accessibility to a wide variety of amenities, Winding River Plantation is considered one of the best places in the United States to settle after you’ve retired.

Spend the Day at the Beach

Residents of Winding River Plantation enjoy easy access to not just one, but two beaches. Your first option is Holden Beach where the beach club for Winding River is located. Holden Beach is widely considered one of the best family beaches in North Carolina. You’ll enjoy the laid back atmosphere and frequent glimpses of native wildlife you’ll glimpse as you enjoy the sun, sand, and sea. If you’re worried about connecting to the rest of the world while you’re soaking up the sun, you can relax. Several places, including Holden Pavilion are Wi-Fi friendly.

The Oak Island Beach, is just fifteen minutes from Winding River Plantation. When you visit Oak Island Beach you’ll enjoy a full ten miles of wind swept sand and surf. The southern facing beach provides plenty of opportunities to fish and in October you can choose to participate in the annual Southport and Oak Island King Mackerel fishing tournament. There are plenty of dining establishments near the beach as well as multiple local markets where you can purchase fresh, locally caught seafood. The Blue Crab and North Carolina shrimp caught near Oak Island Beach are especially good.

Golf to Your Heart’s Content

If you love golf, you’ll be hard pressed to find a community with easy access to higher quality or more abundant golfing opportunities.

The most popular course near Winding River Plantation is the Carolina National Golf Club which was created by the one and only Fred Couples. The 27 hole course provides golfers with never ending challenges, a wide variety of terrain, and is considered one of the best golf courses in the Eastern United States.

In addition to the Carolina National Golf Club, there are approximately 30 stunning golf courses within an hour’s drive of Winding River Plantation.

Set Sail from the Sea Side Marina

Water lovers enjoy Winding River Plantation’s marina which is located on site. There is also a River house at the Marina that offers exceptional River views.  The River House has a well tended picnic area and a lending library.

Additional Amenities

The entire setup at Winding River Plantation is designed to improve the quality of your life. As a community resident you’ll enjoy a huge swimming pool, a fully equipped fitness center, outside grills, meeting rooms that have kitchenettes, tennis courts, an outdoor pavilion, and a bonus of a Beach club on Holden Beach. When you move to Winding River Plantation you’ll enjoy living in a community that meets your every need.