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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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Looking for a retirement home and took a look at St James?

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 March 2016
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

20 Thank Shel3736
Reidsville, North Carolina
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154 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 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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204 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

17 Thank Peter B
Wilmington, North Carolina
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

This was such a beautiful place. The homes here and the grounds are breath taking from the golf courses to the club houses St. James has it all. Eat out on the deck by the Marina at Tommy Thomson's Grill or stop down at the private beach. I love it here.

5 Thank Anjie W
Bethany Beach, DE
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71 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

This is a fabulous area with lots to do if you're a boater and/or golfer! Hoke Flynt was an exceptional tour guide into the area & we were so impressed with his knowledge and expertise -- it definitely is one of our top choices to retire -- it is second to none in their amenity package. You should check it... More 

5 Thank Linnie D
Maumee, Ohio, United States
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315 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Very nice with great amenities, 5 pools, a beach access club, several restaurants. Felt the home prices were reasonable for the size and quality of the homes.

6 Thank Kevin L
Southport, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

I LIVE HERE AND THE OPPRESSIVE POA IS OUT OF CONTROL. The POA is hell bent on rule making and controlling individuals. If you want to plant a tomato plant in your backyard you need to get approval from the ACC at a cost of $150.They have a squad of volunteers spying to turn anyone in who doesn't play by... More 

91 Thank al S
Savona, Italy
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447 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

A great place for golf, incredibly quiet and relaxing I've come to St James twice in two years, invited by friends who retired there... and I must say it's good to have the chance of being 'in the bubble' ! Very nice golf courses, very well maintained, never crowded: my preference goes to the Reserve and its challenging holes, but... More 

6 Thank Vecchio59

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