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Tucked half way between Oak Island and Holden Beach on the mainland is a peaceful community named Palmetto Creek of the Carolinas.  If you're searching for a dream in one of the top places to live in North Carolina, its location epitomizes a coastal Carolina lifestyle surrounded by nature. The well established gated community with new homes in Southport NC are brimming with completed amenities which includes a resort-style swimming pool, community clubhouse and tennis court. Palmetto Creek of the Carolinas lies about an equal commuting distance of Wilmington and Myrtle Beach. The local seashore and beaches are close by and are accessible by driving across the Oak Island bridge or Holden Beach bridge. 

The nearby seaside town of Southport North Carolina has plenty to offer residents, with its delightful array of waterfront seafood restaurants, antique shops and art galleries. Southport was named Happiest Seaside Town in America by Coastal Living Magazine recognizing it as one of the finest North Carolina coastal communities. Locals enjoy walking the pier, strolling down the Riverwalk Trail or exploring the ambience of historic homes and shady parks by bike. Brunswick County is a golf-lover's paradise, with numerous public courses representing various skill levels. 


  • Gated Community
  • Community Clubhouse 
  • Resort-style Swimming Pool
  • Fully-Equipped Fitness Center
  • Tennis Courts
  • Outdoor Pavilion and Putting Green
  • Community Parks
  • Several Ponds and Accent Lakes
  • Canoe & Kayak Launch
  • Walking & Biking Trails
    • Savannah Trail (1.3 miles)
    • Long Creek Trail (1.5 miles)
    • Shady Grove Trail (1.2 miles)
    • Creekside Trail (2.3 miles)
  • Boardwalk Trail through Palmetto Grove Preserve

Approximately 450 homes will be built at the project's completion. Brick architecture is the primary style within the gated community. New homes for sale in Palmetto Creek built by the finest custom home builders in Wilmington NC may be found in the following six distinct neighborhoods:

  • Charleston Court - Patio homes from the $250k’s
  • Creekside - Custom homes from the $350k’s 
  • Lakeside - Custom homes from the $300k’s
  • The Gardens - Patio homes from the $220k’s
  • The Reserve - Patio homes from the $290k’s
  • The Reserve Villas - Villas from the $225k’s

In Charleston Court, single family homes boast a large master bedroom with walk-in closet as well as a garden tub and dual sinks. Choose from a screened porch, sunroom, or optional bonus room - which can be added with or without a bathroom. This is great for those who need to have a guest room, home office, or extra storage. The Creekside and Lakeside sections sport clean design and open floor plans with tray ceilings and a bright entry foyer. On this model, buyers can add a screened porch, sunroom, or optional bonus room with a full bathroom to suit your taste and needs. Homes in The Gardens are the perfect choice for any size family. They have tasteful coastal accents and enormous screened porches as well as the optional sunroom. Enjoy a master suite with large bathroom and walk-in closets. The new homes in Southport NC at Charleston Court compliment the home styles found in North Carolina coastal communities. 

For easy, low-maintenance living, you can’t go wrong by choosing to move into The Reserve Patio Homes. These split-bedroom home plans allow a bit more separation and personal space for residents. If elegant villas are more to your liking, check out The Reserve Villas with their flowing floor plans and open, airy living spaces. Two & three bedroom plans are offered with one- or two-car garages. An optional room over the garage makes the perfect private suite for visitors.

These residences are being constructed by Horizon Homes, a family-owned and operated company whose designs focus upon the way people actually live in and use their homes. As one of the custom home builders in Wilmington NC, they have built more than 4,300 single family homes, and is one of the largest home builders in the state. Horizon Homes has been consistently named a Top 100 Builder by Builder Magazine for several years in a row for homes built in one of the top places to live in North Carolina.

The closest best schools to the new homes in Southport NC are the Brunswick County Academy, Virginia Williamson Elementary, Supply Elementary, and the Brunswick County Early College High School. 


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Community Pool
Fitness Center
Walking/Hiking/Biking Trails
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Palmetto Creek of the Carolinas Reviews

4.1 / 5 (17 reviews)
"We are greatly satisfied with our purchase at Palmetto Creek. Home construction is very good and the grounds are well maintained."
-- Thomas, Resident
Resident Score
4.8 / 5
"Love this place. Horizon homes is not the only developer. You can bring in your own. We went with Trusst Builders and can not sing their praises loud enough. So don't think you have to use Horizon."
-- Anonymous, Resident
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4.7 / 5
-- Anonymous, Resident
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3.2 / 5
"Great place to live. Close to beach, a little rural, good 3 year old hospital nearby"
-- Anonymous, Resident
Resident Score
4.7 / 5
-- Robert, Resident
Resident Score
4.7 / 5