Albemarle PlantationCoastal Northern North Carolina
Between boating on the Albemarle Sound, heading out to the unspoiled Outer Banks beaches or spending the day on the links challenging the 18 hole championship golf course, the choice could be tough deciding which way to enjoy your day at in one of the well known coastal retirement communities. With a milder four season climate, the Ablemarle Plantation golf course is open year round for play. The golf course was renovated in 2010 and it looks great. The putting greens were renovated in 2012 and the greens were renovated in 2013.
ALBEMARLE PLANTATION AMENITIES
- 24 Hour Manned Gated Entrance
- 18 Hole Championship Golf Course designed by Dan Maples
- 12,000 Square Foot Golf Clubhouse with dining
- Resort-style Outdoor Swimming Pool overlooking the Ablemarle Sound
- Two Lighted Har-Tru Tennis Courts
- Fitness Center
- Full Service Marina with 166 Boat Slips
- Children's Playground
- Ball Courts
One of the few North Carolina coastal communities on the sound boasts a full service marina, one of the largest private boat basins on the East Coast. Albemarle Plantation is a boat lover's paradise providing deep water dockage for 166 boats up to 60 feet. The Intracoastal Waterway is located 22 nautical miles to the east and the Atlantic Ocean is just beyond. Services at the marina include fuel, pump out, utilities, boat ramp, showers and laundry facilities. Kayak storage and rentals are available at the marina and boat slips are available for lease.
More amenities include Albemarle Plantation's Swim & Fitness center overlooking the Albemarle Sound which serves relaxing cocktails at the Tiki Bar. Two lighted Har-Tru tennis courts are located near the marina, along with volleyball, basketball courts and a children's playground. Three competition level bocce ball courts are ready for action. The 12,000 square foot golf clubhouse provides fine dining with panoramic views of the sound. The Albemarle Plantation golf course meanders through lush Low Country marshland and forests of towering pines and moss-draped cypress, creating a spectacular backdrop for a fun, challenging round. It's one of the few coastal retirement communities who've opened up the Ablemarle Plantation golf course to early morning and late evening walkers adding miles of walking trails to the neighborhood. The gated community is golf cart friendly.
Development in the early 1990's, the large master planned community sprawls across 2,800 acres and 28 neighborhoods. The gated community has approximately 500 homes built to date of the 1,000 planned. Over 50 social clubs are active making it a Boomer magnet drawing retirees to North Carolina coastal communities. From volunteer service organizations to hobby activities, social clubs coordinate plenty of opportunities to meet new friends and share common interests. Property owners are required to become at a minimum, social club members. Amenities are owned by the POA and are debt free.
Homes for sale at Albemarle Plantation include single family homes for sale starting in the $300k's, marina condominiums from the mid $100k's to lots for sale starting in the low $30k's. Approved home builders include WK Copeland Builders Inc, and Donald Riddick Builders. The low real estate taxes combined with affordable home choices create an attractive lifestyle for Baby Boomer's searching for coastal retirement communities.
Just to the west, is the charming waterfront town of Edenton. Elizabeth City NC is located in the opposite direction, a larger historic waterfront city with big box stores and tasty restaurants along the Inner Banks marina. Quality medical care is available in all three of these towns and cities. The closest best schools are Central Elementary School, Albemarle Middle School, Albemarle High School, Lawrence Academy, and Victory Christian School.
Our real estate score for Albemarle Plantation in Hertford North Carolina is 75.
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The real estate developer for Albemarle Plantation was AP Land Holdings Inc, lead by five North Carolinian business men; Walter Williams, Edwin Clark, Tom Taft, Griff Garner and Steve Schroud. As of June 14, 2012, this North Carolina coastal real estate development's amenities are owned debt free by the Property Owners Association.
On March 26, 2013 a bank ordered auction attempt took place to liquidate 1500+ acres of land and 52 lots owned by AP Land Holdings, Inc.
In December 2014, the William's Family Heirs were the successful bidders on all the plats associated with Belmont and the properties formally known as 'Phase II'. In January funds exchanged hands and a new company comprised of all the partners in APH acquired the properties from the William's Family Heirs. It would be easy to conclude the property is back in the hands of the original owners.