Imagine being able to work on your golf swing every day on a championship golf course. At Landfall, Wilmington NC's top rated golfing community, this dream becomes a reality. Listed as one of the Best Places to Live in America by Forbes magazine, Landfall offers natural surroundings, championship golf courses, and first rate amenities. Landfall has been North Carolina’s premier spot to call home for retirees and professionals since 1985.
Spanning over 2,000 acres overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway and Howe’s Creek, including 320 acres of pristine conservation land, Landfall appeals to both nature lovers and golf fanatics. Residents from all over the world have chosen to make a home at Landfall, most of them choosing to stay year-round to enjoy the wealth of activities and mild climate of North Carolina coastal living. From mature community members to young families with children, Landfall has something for everyone.
Landfall promises to be a safe haven from the rat race, with three gated entries and security patrols 24 hours a day. From the gates you will drive through a parklike setting of mature oaks and other native trees to the architectural wonder that you call home. From easy-to-maintain patio homes to a sprawling french country estate, your dream home is within reach at Landfall. Waterfront properties overlook the Intracoastal Waterway and Wrightsville Beach. Landfall homes are tucked amongst the lakes, ponds, creeks, and natural conservation areas, giving you a great view from your windows.
The community has grown around the championship golf courses designed by famed professional golfers Pete Dye and Jack Nicklaus. Featuring 45 holes, the courses boast their own fully-staffed luxury clubhouses offering equipment rentals and golf apparel to ardent golfers. The Landfall Tradition is an annual free-to-the-public golf tournament featuring some of the best male and female players from universities across the States. Since its beginning in 2002, teams from over 65 universities have participated in the golf tournament, raising over a quarter of a million dollars for scholarships and the UNCW golf program. The Landfall courses host 14 noteworthy tournaments for men, women, and couples during peak golf season.
The active lifestyle of Landfall is not just for golfers. The Sports Complex offers 14 tennis courts with professional staff ready to participate in your tennis session along with a tennis pro-shop for all your tennis needs. Former pro Cliff Drysdale, tennis director at Landfall, began the Landfall Legends tournament in 1992. The three-day exhibition features singles, doubles, and mixed doubles play, and has showcased tennis professionals like Billie Jean King, Tracy Austin, and Stan Smith.
The Country Club at Landfall is a hub of social and private activity. Stay in shape at the state-of-the-art fitness facility, refresh yourself as you do laps in the Olympic-size swimming pool, or just enjoy the company of friends as you wine and dine the day away.
Social events and fine dining are available throughout the year. Club members have access to the wine club, which offers regular wine tastings and periodic gourmet dining events, along with wines purchased at discount prices to be savored at home or stored in the Club’s wine cellar for your next event. The Landfall Club is host to several women’s groups, bridge and mah-jong groups, and book and investors clubs.
Other community amenities include athletic fields for your game of choice and recreational facilities. Take an evening stroll on the one mile path around Landfall Lake, or trek across two miles of peaceful nature trails in the conservation refuge. It is five minutes by bike to beautiful Wrightsville Beach on the Atlantic Ocean. The Kenan Chapel located within the community is a non-denominational chapel providing religious services, weddings, meditation time, monthly musical performances, and holiday events. The Memorial Garden Labyrinth near the chapel is a perfect place for respite.
On entering the Arboretum Gate, the first neighborhood you encounter is Saybrook, which features single-story homes in brick and craftsman style designs. Helmsdale offers all-brick homes with outdoor living spaces where you can gather around the fireplace on chilly evenings. Highland Ridge is distinguished by estate-size lots near Howe’s Creek, many of them overlooking the lake, marsh, or golf course. The Regency is characterized by new construction in a variety of styles. For French provincial homes with plenty of outdoor features including course and pond views, Fairhaven is the neighborhood you want. Birkdale and St. Andrews offer Georgian brick homes with course and pond views.
The Pembroke neighborhood promises the simple life, with two-story Country French condominiums within an easy walk of the tennis courts and fitness center. The nearby Colony Club offers condominiums with course and pond views. Mews is composed of European brick carriage homes with access to Eastwood Gate, the beach, and shopping. The two-story cottages at The Gates share these convenient benefits. Turnberry offers traditional Florida- style homes with golf and pond views. In Woodbridge, a variety of floor plans are available near Landfall Park. Prestwick homes are built for leisure with tabby shell- style exteriors, course and pond views. Muirfield’s luxurious all brick styles with courtyards invite you to rest easy in a close community. Bay colony is centrally located in Landfall, with a variety of brick floor plans within walking distance to the Nicklaus driving range. Giovanni Point and Drayton Point feature custom designed homes with the Intracoastal on the horizon and easy access to Landfall Lake path. Horseshoe Island on the Intracoastal is down the street from individually-owned 28’ boat slips. Lakeside Villas eclectic homes provide course and lake views in close proximity to both clubhouses, while The Villas individually designed homes feature Intracoastal and course views.
If you are considering an active lifestyle on North Carolina’s coast, Landfall may be the place you have been looking for. Family-friendly and welcoming to a diverse range of styles and interests, Landfall awaits you.