Wilmington, North Carolina, is ideally situated on the Eastern Seaboard, and Carolina Bay at Autumn Hall is ideally situated within Wilmington.
Just two miles from the quaint coastal community of Wrightsville Beach, Autumn Hall is a mixed-use community of lovely homes and convenient businesses, including excellent physician practices. Picturesque sidewalks give way to tree-lined walking and biking paths, and UNC-Wilmington is a wonderful resource just around the corner, providing educational, cultural and athletic programs for residents to enjoy.
A 15-minute drive to the west, Wilmington’s restored historic riverfront is populated with excellent restaurants, eclectic shops and enticing arts venues. Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts is an 1858 opera house that hosts plays, concerts, lectures and cinema, and Cape Fear Community College’s Humanities and Fine Arts Center is scheduled to open in the fall of 2015 with a 1500-seat auditorium that will provide an additional stage for a variety of cultural events. Historical attractions include tours of the USS North Carolina Battleship, and horse-drawn carriage rides narrated by entertaining and knowledgeable hosts.
Among midtown’s attractions is The Cameron Art Museum, an architecturally renowned facility that offers rotating exhibits, arts classes and programs for all ages. Just 20 miles south is the Civil War stronghold Fort Fisher, where a museum and gallery chronicle its significance.
Adult children and grandchildren who come to visit will no doubt appreciate the many exciting and relaxing recreational opportunities in the area.
Carolina Bay offers excellent dining and entertainment options on the Autumn Hall property, but its enviable location also gives residents access to countless other choices. Wrightsville Beach, Mayfaire, midtown and downtown all have their unique flavors, and each is just minutes from Carolina Bay.
The Cape Fear Coast encompasses the city of Wilmington, as well as the island communities of Wrightsville Beach, Figure Eight Island, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. Each coastal town has its unique charms, and all share the wide, sandy beaches that stretch for nearly 70 miles.
While not on an island, Wilmington, North Carolina is nevertheless surrounded by water. From the ocean to the river, and the meandering waterways in between, nature has blessed this area with ready access to boating and other activities, and to breathtaking views from the shoreline.