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Address: 4006 St James Dr, Southport, NC 28461-8671
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+1 800-245-3871
08:30 - 17:30
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Sun 12:00 - 17:30
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 17:30

Home of three award-winning golf courses designed by Pete Dye, Hale Irwin...

Home of three award-winning golf courses designed by Pete Dye, Hale Irwin and Tim Cate: The Gauntlet, The Members Club and The Players Club.

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Beautiful grounds

We took a tour, with the idea of buying a condo. It is beautifully kept, has huge homes, smaller homes and condos. The bad part about the condos is the the 3 floors that must be... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2016
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed with friends & what a beautiful community. Not far from the beach and this property has a Beach Club on the beach with a pool. There is a resturants by the Marina that has killer French Toast & Omelets. Huge property with nice folks!

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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I should straight off that we decided not to move into St James Plantation. We were put off by the general attitude in the sales office and by the long wait at the gated entrance to get in. In the end we felt that St James may have gotten a little too big as it had lost that welcoming feeling.... More 

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Hurlock, Maryland
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This community is beautiful. We are looking for a place to retire, and although this isn't age-restricted, it seems to fit the bill. We loved eating at Tommy Thompson's Grill & Tiki Bar at the marina. We also had fun at the outdoor pool at their private beach club on Oak Island. We weren't here long enough to play golf... More 

4 Thank HurlockGirl
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152 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We took a tour, with the idea of buying a condo. It is beautifully kept, has huge homes, smaller homes and condos. The bad part about the condos is the the 3 floors that must be walked up. He said usually the first floor ones are the most sought after for obvious reasons. The condo has the main area and... More 

5 Thank carol9580
Raleigh, North Carolina
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I recently visited St. James Plantation for a wedding. The venue was great, the staff were all excellent! The wedding I attended was outside, however cocktail hour and the reception were inside the bar and and ballroom.

Thank Alvina M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Well so much info about this place good and bad. Here is my two cents worth. It is a nice community and has great amenities. I do think it is ridiculous that they ticket you for going 21 in a 20 zone. As a law enforcement officer how can the calibrate anything radar to that level of accuracy! So I... More 

18 Thank NEGuy13
Hampton, Virginia
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127 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

My wife and I went to visit some friends in Southport, N.C. at the St. James Plantation. This is a gated community, so access to this restaurant is difficult, unless you arrive by boat. I enjoyed fried oysters, which were some of the best I've ever eaten. The fries were homemade and delicious. To my surprise, on tap, was Yuengling... More 

5 Thank Brian E
Southport, North Carolina
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

I have been living in St James for almost 6 years. The North Carolina weather is FANTASTIC, I came from New York. The community is about half way populated, with restaurants, golf courses, tennis courts, a marina , a beach house,and more. When you get here, what is see is what you will get. They do not have plans to... More 

21 Thank Shel3736
Reidsville, North Carolina
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158 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2015

We stayed at the Shipwatch Condos close to the marina. This place has everything for an active family. Marina with dry storage, 81 holes of golf. My husband played The Reserve a Nicholas course. We ate at several of their restaurants. They are all good. We really loved the Players Club restaurant- outstanding lamb shank meal! Indoor pool and huge... More 

6 Thank Sandra G
Southport, North Carolina, United States
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207 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Beautifully maintained grounds, restaurants and facilities! Good values on homes. Nice flat roads good for bike riding. Property owners involved and interested to keep things proper. Not for everyone, but if you are considering moving here, certainly best to visit in different seasons and talk with many people who live in Saint James. Some even rent a place for a... More 

18 Thank Peter B

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