North Carolina Communities
Flat Rock is in pretty western North Carolina and is the site of the Village of Wildflowers, a friendly tiny house community open to people who want to simplify their life and take care of less house. Many of these people are empty nesters and retirees. Amenities include a swimming pool, a neighbhorhood garden, a lake, two dog parks and more.
Ocean Isle Beach is a small barrier island community on the southern North Carolina coast and is the location of The Cottages, a charming, all ages development with colorful single story homes, a clubhouse and pretty grounds dotted with tall trees, ponds and walking paths.
In lush south central North Carolina, Pinehurst resembles an English village and is the setting for Pinehurst Trace, an established, wooded 55+ community with single story, single family brick homes, a clubhouse, an activity director, nearby golf and more.
Calabash sits near the mouth of the quiet, crook-necked Calabash River where it joins the Intracoastal Waterway in southeastern North Carolina. It is the setting for Brunswick Plantation, an age-targeted resort community with condominums, town homes and single homes, most with golf course or lake views. Residents enjoy 27 holes of golf, seven swimming pools, five clubhouses and more.
Located in central North Carolina, 55+ Creekside at Bethpage is part of a larger, all ages, mixed use development. Single family homes are available, and amenities include a swimming pool, tennis courts and a community garden.
Cornelius is on the shores of western North Carolina's Lake Norman and is the site of Bailey's Glen, a 55+ community with single family homes, three swimming pools, three clubhouses, a woodworking shop, a dog park, a cyber cafe, planned pocket parks, an activities director and more.
Mooresville is nestled on the banks of Lake Norman in western North Carolina and is the setting for the Villages at Oak Tree, a lush, quiet 55+ community with single family homes and town homes tucked amid trees, ponds and bridges with white hand rails.
On the southern North Carolina coast, Holly Ridge is the site of King's Harbor, an all ages community with cottage-style, single level homes, a neighborhood boat dock, a fishing pier and more.
Outside of Raleigh in north central North Carlina, Clayton is the setting for Flowers Planation, an all ages, wooded community with tennis courts, a cafe, town homes, single family homes and a 55+ neighborhood.
Sir Walter Raleigh sent English colonists to North Carolina in 1585 and 1587 to settle Roanoke Island. Permanent settlements were established in 1653 but early conflicts included pirate raids, the Quaker-led Cary Rebellion and the Tuscarora Indian War.
North Carolina did not see much fighting during the American Revolution, but many residents went out of state to fight. Much of North Carolina was pro-Union and anti-slavery, but the state still joined the Confederacy during the Civil War.
The U.S.'s largest tobacco producer, furniture maker and brick and textile maker, North Carolina also produces papers, chemicals and a variety of metals. Major crops include corn, tobacco, peanuts, vegetables, hate, and cotton. Most lithium and mica come from here.
Tourists spend more than $1 billion in North Carolina annually. Sporting options include skiing, golfing and fishing. Major attractions include the Great Smoky Mountains, Cape Hatteras, the Blue Ridge National Parkway, the Wright Brothers Memorial at Kitty Hawk, Carl Sandburg's home, and an Old Salem re-creation in Winston-Salem.
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