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River Bluffs is a planned gated community just minutes from Downtown Wilmington. It is currently completing phase one in the development which provides for 193 homes on 257 acres. Home in River Bluffs utilize Classic Low Country architecture similar to homes found in Charleston or Savannah most with large porches and three or more bedrooms offering from 1600 to 4000 square feet of living space.
River Bluffs, built on the Northeast Cape Fear River accessed near the intersection of I-140 and Castle Hayne Road. Which, by water, is 5-10 miles to the Wilmington Riverfront and by car is about 10-15 minutes.
The Cape Fear River plays a large role in the development of River Bluffs. The development acts as a steward to the river and her surrounding lands. The developers are committed to an innovative low impact development plan and have practices in place to ensure environmental preservation and sustainability. A full 1/3 of all of the historic grounds are slated to be permanently preserved as trails, parks, and open space.
Within this unique, gated, riverfront community you will find a multitude of amenities albeit some are not fully complete. A marina will be featured with 141 boat slips, a Riverwalk with gazebo and the River Club, which will be home to a restaurant, lounge, widescreen televisions, a great fireplace and captivating river views. Also planned are tennis courts to complement the resort style pool already in place and a state of the art fitness center currently available to residents. Boat and kayak launches are in place as is storage within the development.
A feature of the village feel of River Bluffs is its Porches Café, a delightful combination of restaurant, lounge, and general store. Chef Erin Wiley and her team serve breakfast and lunch, can whip up your favorite cocktail or smoothie and offer indoor and outdoor seating and have a wide, inviting porch. Porches Café is also part of the sustainability chain being woven into the community providing farm to table fare from the development's 10-acre organic farm. The organic farm will also supply The River Club and will offer healthy choices within general store areas.
River Bluffs in Castle Hayne is an outstanding model of responsible development and poised to be a very coveted address in the Cape Fear Region. Four River Bluff Homes were featured in the 2016 Parade of Homes.
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