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55+ Lifestyle

Embrace Effortless Living &

Endless Adventures


Wilmington's captivating coastal allure is the ideal setting to savor the best years of your life. Immerse yourself in art, history, pristine beaches, and vibrant dining and cultural scenes. Riverlights elevates this coastal lifestyle to its fullest. Perfectly situated between downtown's energy and the serenity of the coast, Riverlights brims with the attractions and amenities to inspire your next chapter. Explore diverse housing options, from effortless single-level homes and townhomes to semi-custom residences nestled within a peaceful enclave – all tailored to deliver your vision for an exceptional life.

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Active Adult Homes in Riverlights Community in Wilmington, NC

Your Next Act Shines at Riverlights

Find your perfect fit in Riverlights! We offer a variety of 55+ living options to suit your lifestyle. Enjoy the ease of a low-maintenance single-level home, the comfort of a downstairs primary suite in a traditional single-family home, or the stylish convenience of a townhome or duplex. For those seeking a touch of luxury, explore our Hamp's Landing homes with semi-custom design possibilities.

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Amenities for All-Day Fun

Parks & Trails

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With eight miles of scenic trails to explore the community, loop around the 38-acre lake and venture away from your home nearly anywhere on bike, board or foot.

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The Lakehouse and Pool

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Overlooking the 38-acre lake, this is the place to play a game of pool (or splash around in one), get flexible with a yoga session, read a book, host a party, or hit the gym.

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Marina Village

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The hub of our southern, coastal flavor. This boutique style waterfront village is where we meet friends for coffee, and enjoy craft beers, wines, and sangrias at sunset.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is Riverlights an age-restricted or retirement community?

    Riverlights is a vibrant community catering to all generations, with a particularly thriving population of retirees and those aged 55 and above! It's the perfect destination for those seeking an enriching retirement experience.

  • Where is Wilmington, NC located on the East Coast?

    Wilmington is on the coast of North Carolina, 129 miles south of Raleigh and 80 miles north of Myrtle Beach. Featuring breezy summers and mild winters, we're proud to call the port city of Wilmington our home!

  • What healthcare facilities are nearby?

    Wilmington is home to numerous urgent care clinics, primary care offices, dental offices and outpatient facilities. Within 5 miles of Riverlights you will also find a VA Health Care Center and the New Hanover Regional Medical Center, the largest hospital network in the region.

  • Does Riverlights have a golf course?

    While Riverlights does not have an on-site golf course, it is home to Club Golf Indoor, boasting state-of-the-art golf simulators where patrons can play a round of golf on a world-renowned course, enjoy a target golf game, or try a variety of other sport games. You can also find 5 golf courses within 7 miles of Riverlights!

  • Is Riverlights a golf cart friendly community?

    With so many wonderful places right here in Riverlights, we encourage the usage of golf carts and even have holiday golf cart decorating parades throughout the year!

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You'll find this uniquely fun and relaxed lifestyle in your dream location at Brookfield's other active adult communities across the country.

Wilmington's Where You
Want to Be

Situated where the Cape Fear River and Atlantic Ocean meet, Wilmington, NC will check all your boxes for adventure, culture, and coastal living. Just a short flight away from some of the most bustling cities on the East Coast and providing an at-home vacation lifestyle, this prime location will give you the best of both worlds!

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