Neighborhood Review: Porters Neck Plantation
Located just a few miles north of Wilmington, NC is Porters Neck Plantation & Country Club. This gorgeous gated community sits on the Intracoastal Waterway where it is just minutes from shopping, fine dining, excellent schools, and of course, the beaches.
If you’re shopping Wilmington North Carolina real estate with the hopes of finding the perfect home in the perfect community, then this neighborhood review will help you learn more about Porters Neck Plantation so you can decide whether or not it is a community for you to consider.
Porters Neck Plantation: More Than a Golfer’s Paradise
At the heart of Porters Neck Plantation is a Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course that’s been named the #1 Coastal Course in North Carolina by Golf Digest magazine. But, while the course is certainly one of the biggest attractions for those looking to move to the community, it is not the only thing that makes this one of the finest gated communities in the Wilmington area.
Inside Porters Neck Plantation, you’ll find an immaculately designed infrastructure with an assortment of resort-style amenities. There’s a recreation center, tennis courts, boating, swimming, and a state-of-the-art sports center.
Porters Neck Plantation Demographics
Porters Neck Plantation has a relatively small population by Wilmington standards. It currently has 6,340 residents with an average age of 51 and a male-to-female ratio of 52:60. Its highest population is within the 60 to 69 age range. The marital status for the community is 68% married without children, 25% married with children, and 3.1% either single or single parents.
The average income for those who live in Porters Neck Plantation is $85,087 and the average home value is $302,259. In addition, 55% of the population in Porters Neck Plantation has earned a Bachelor’s Degree or higher. Long-term residents, meaning those who have lived in the community for five years or more, make up 32% of the population and the community sees a 19% turnover in residents annually.
Styles of Homes Available in Porters Neck Plantation
Porters Neck Plantation has a range of different home styles available, but they tend to predominantly consist of traditional Low Country architecture and European-inspired designs. The community is made up of single family homes, townhomes, and villas. The majority of available homes are priced between $300K – $600K, but those on the Intracoastal Waterway can exceed $2 million. There are also wooded, lakeside, and golf course lots available for new construction. Lots range in the price from $80K – $750K.
Nearby Attractions and Amenities
Porters Neck Plantation is in close proximity to Historic Downtown Wilmington (13.3 miles), Wrightsville Beach(9.2 miles), Topsail Beach(27.3 miles), and Fort Fisher(27.2 miles). There are more than 35 art galleries and 30 antique shops within 25 minutes of the community as well as Independence Mall(11.2 miles), with its 90-plus shops and restaurants, the Mayfaire Town Center(6.2 miles), with more than 40 upscale retail stores and restaurants, and the Battleship North Carolina(17.3 miles), the Burgwin-Wright House Museum (13.3 miles), and so much more.
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