St James • Southport, NC
Updated: Feb 23
The private, gated, coastal waterfront community of St James offers a wealth of amenities as well as club memberships to its property owners. The sprawling 6,000 acres of this gorgeous community hosts over 5,000 full time residents and many more property owners who like to call St James their second home.
Whether it's purchasing a resale home, new construction, or a homesite to build your dream home, everything you need to enjoy the best of what the Brunswick Islands have to offer is waiting within the gates of St James. Start your St James Home Search now.
Let's explore what this private coastal waterfront community has to offer. The Private oceanfront Beach Club on Oak Island is a great place to start!
With a mild year-round climate and especially those Sea breezes, Grab your gear beach chair, hat, sunscreen, blanket, towel, and enjoy a day at the beach club.
The St James Oceanfront Beach Club
24 HOUR GATED SECURITY
St James is a sprawling 6,000 acres so ease of access is important. There are four gates available to both residents and guests and a fifth one planned in The Reserve in the near future.
With 4 24 Hour Gated Access Points your privacy and security is of the highest importance in St James. All gates are accessible by residents via electronic pass on your windshield 24 hours, 7 days a week.
The main gate is open 24 hours 7 days a week for guest to enter. See below for the guest hours of the 3 remaining gates. All guests gain passage by having a property owner call the main gate to grant you access or by touring the community with your real estate agent.
The St. James Community Center
The St. James Community Center is designed to serve the residents and property owners for a variety of social activities for large and small groups. The center includes meeting rooms, multi-purpose rooms, and many social clubs for the residents. In addition, groups and organizations outside of St. James can also rent the facility for a fee.
The St. James Marina & Marketplace
Located along the Intracoastal Waterway and within minutes to the Atlantic Ocean, a favorite spot for members to enjoy indoor /outdoor dining from the Grille and enjoy music at the Tiki Bar.
Wet slip/dry stack
Full-service marina launch, fuel, clean, and store your boat
Boating year-round activity at St. James Plantation
Tommy Thompson’s Grille and Tiki Bar
St James Waterway Park
Located on the Intracoastal Waterway fishing, kayaking, bird watching, biking, walking, letting the dogs play, or simply having a picnic, you can do it all at St James Waterway Park.
The Lakefront Amphitheater & Woodlands Loop
In the Woodlands Park area of St James you'll find a serene lake where residents ride bikes or walk their four-legged furry friends around the loop. You can even drop a line in and catch a few as the lake is stocked with a variety of fish.
The Lakefront Amphitheater hosts concerts while the picnic pavilion is a great gathering place where the grassy lawn lends itself to a game of flag football or frisbee.
Plenty of parking and restrooms makes the Woodlands Loop the perfect place to spend the day.
The Clubs at St James Plantation
If you enjoy the Clubhouse lifestyle then St James is definitely where you will want to call home. In addition to the amenities mentioned above, St James offers exclusive membership opportunities to property owners.