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What a perfect combination, country club living without traffic, yet nearby access to a major city when desired. Set along the north side of Wilmington North Carolina, in the small town of Wallace, River Landing is a 2,000 acre award winning gated community which began development in 1996. The developer’s vision has come to fruition, creating a beautiful, debt-free community revolving around golf and wellness built in one of the best coastal towns in North Carolina. The curb appeal is impeccable with welcoming red brick bridges crossing over number of catch and release fishing ponds accented by mature oaks. The community’s centerpiece is a dramatic 60,000 square foot clubhouse. It's one of the finest we’ve seen. Club members enjoy casual and fine dining. The clubhouse is so elegant and grandiose, it’s a popular wedding venue overlooking picturesque views of the golf course.

Here you’ll find three 18 hole championship golf courses designed by Clyde Johnson. Accolades include a Top 50 Golf Course and #1 Coastal Golf Course in North Carolina. Why limit yourself to golf courses in Wilmington NC when you have River Landing so close. Three types of River Landing memberships are available: Golf, Sports and Social. A full golf membership has a $28,000 initiation fee with monthly family dues of $477 or $367 for a single. A sports membership provides access to the fitness center, tennis courts swimming pools and reduced golf rates 4 times a month. The initiation fee is 14,000 with monthly dues of $263 for a resident family. Social club dues provides access to the outdoor swimming, clubhouse and reduced golf rates 6 times a month. The initiation fee is $7,000 and dues of $100 a month. Membership to club is not mandatory. HOA fees for improved property are estimated at $1,800 per year. Folks will find fees very competitive when paring up against Wilmington NC real estate developments.

The Sports and Fitness Center are appointed with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, heated indoor 25-meter junior olympic size swimming pool, outdoor swimming pool, 3 Har-Tru tennis courts and sports courts. Residents have access to fitness class and a long list of social club events at both the wellness and golf clubhouse. Wide streets a pedestrian and bike friendly. River Landing is also golf cart friendly. 

Set along a Northeast Cape Fear River, River Landing has a private River Lodge with kayak and canoe storage and river access.  Just beyond the community’s gates is the River Landing Village, a retail complex featuring dining, entertainment and accommodations. 

River Landing has a strong social atmosphere and offers many groups for residents to get involved in including golf and tennis leagues, card clubs, arts and crafts, book clubs and more. River Landing residents are also involved and engaged with many community activities outside of the gates, partnering with many local and national organizations. Members are involved weekly with various groups ranging from tutoring underprivileged children to building homes in the surrounding counties.


  • Gated Community
  • 60,000 square foot Golf Clubhouse with casual and fine dining
  • Three 18 Hole Championship Golf Courses designed by Clyde Johnson
  • Sports & Fitness Center
    • Indoor and Outdoor Swimming Pool
    • Fitness Center, Fitness Classes, Spa Services
    • 3 Har-Tru Tennis Courts
    • Sports Courts
  • Walking and Biking Trails
  • River Pavilion
    • Kayak and Canoe Storage
    • Cape Fear River Access

Approximately 460 homes are built to date of the 1,600 planned at the nearby Wilmington NC real estate development. Architectural styles include Colonial, French Country, Southern Lowcountry Cottage and plantation style along with Jeffersonian. There are primarily five style neighborhoods:

Riverstone - featuring golf and riverfront homes. The neighborhood has Tennessee River Rock streets, an authentic covered bridge and is adjacent to the River Pavilion. Homes begin around $500K.

Estate Homes - spacious estate homes with extended golf and water views as well as views of the River Landing Clubhouse. Homes are priced from the $400’s to over $1 million.

The Vineyards - built around 18 acres of grape vines and sparkling lakes, The Vineyards homes begin just under $300K.

River Square Village - features low maintenance garden homes in a wooded or lakefront setting. Homes begin just under $300K.

Magnolia Bay - Southern Lowcountry Cottages featuring panoramic views of sparking lakes and rolling fairways. Homes begin in the low $300’s. 

Homesites are available in many of the neighborhoods. Homesite prices begin as in the teens to over $110K. The average homesite price is approximately $20K.

Residents can access Topsail Island and Wrightsville Beach in less an hour. The Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill are about a 90 minute drive. Downtown Wilmington is about 30 minutes. It’s highway location is convenient as opposed to other golf courses in Wilmington NC. Duplin County, where River Landing is located, is known for wineries, southern plantations, and the famous 12,000 square foot Barn Antiques super store. 


Gated Community
Community Pool
Fitness Center
Walking/Hiking/Biking Trails
On-site Dining
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