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Address: 4006 St. James Drive, Southport, NC
Phone Number: 800-245-3871
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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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St James is a gated community but availble to see by contacting a realtor.

If you want to see the "gated community" call a realtor. Diann Sauble at North Carolina coastal Living. She would be happy to help you with new homes, existing homes or lots... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Greensboro, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to see the "gated community" call a realtor. Diann Sauble at North Carolina coastal Living. She would be happy to help you with new homes, existing homes or lots. 910-713-9050.

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Hampton, Virginia
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114 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 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 

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2 Thank Brian E
Huntersville, United States
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362 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I still don't understand why this is on trip advisor. It is a gated community with very aggressive security. You cannot even get past the gates to drive around, so don't bother going.

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1 Thank Kevin S
Southport, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 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 

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13 Thank Shel3736
Reidsville, North Carolina
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76 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 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 

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3 Thank Sandra G
Huntersville, United States
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362 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

So this is in the 'attraction' section for Southport and should not even be on trip advisor. It is a housing community and it is very private, gated, and you will not be allowed to enter, even to just drive around and look at any views. So why do people keep reviewing it? Probably just because they like saying how... More 

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12 Thank Kevin S
Southport, North Carolina, United States
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157 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 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 

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13 Thank Peter B
Wilmington, North Carolina
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 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.

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3 Thank Anjie W
Bethany Beach, DE
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71 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 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 

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4 Thank Linnie D
Maumee, Ohio, United States
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216 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 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.

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