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Address: 4006 St James Dr, Southport, NC 28461-8671
Phone Number: +1 800-245-3871
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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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"A real treat!"

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2015
Brian E
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Hampton, Virginia
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Hampton, Virginia
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 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 

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4 Thank Brian E
Huntersville, United States
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479 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 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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4 Thank Kevin S
Southport, North Carolina
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 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 

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18 Thank Shel3736
Reidsville, North Carolina
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140 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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5 Thank Sandra G
Huntersville, United States
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479 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 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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185 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 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 

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16 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.

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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 

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5 Thank Linnie D
Maumee, Ohio, United States
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311 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.

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6 Thank Kevin L
Huntersville, United States
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479 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

That is EXACTLY why St. James should NOT be listed as a destination on Trip Advisor......because you cannot get in unless you live there.....so why is it the #2 destination in Southport? Ridiculous......avoid this place like the plague because you won't be able to get in even to drive around.

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