Compass Pointe

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Palm trees, lakes with fountains and resort-style amenities have created a fun tropical atmosphere at Compass Pointe, a 2,200 acre neighborhood located just 15 minutes downtown Wilmington, a city ranked as one of the top places to live in North Carolina. Compass Pointe is a certified Audubon International Gold Signature Community, protecting 70 acres as five wildlife and fauna sanctuaries. After you pass through the gated entrance, lushly landscaped roundabouts greet you at the intersections separating the Compass Pointe neighborhoods. As Real Estate Scorecard's 2015 Happiest Community of the Year, it's clearly one of the most fun coastal retirement communities to live in.

COMPASS POINTE AMENITIES

  • Gated Entrance
  • 18 Hole Golf Course designed by Rick Robbins 
  • 10,000 Square Foot Grand Lanai Clubhouse
  • 7,000 Square Foot Pointe Wellness Center and Spa
  • Resort-style Swimming Pool
  • Two Lighted Tennis Courts
  • Basketball Court
  • Kayak Launch
  • Accent Lakes
  • Dog Park

The Grand Lanai is the neighborhood's main amenity, a 10,000 square foot clubhouse with a resort-style swimming pool and covered entertainment area overlooking their accent lakes. A 7,000 square foot state-of-the-art fitness and tennis center are adjacent to The Grand Lanai. Compass Pointe is golf cart friendly and pedestrian friendly. Its flat topography makes it easy for retirees to enjoy the outdoors in one of the top places to live in North Carolina. Ten miles of dedicated walking trails are planned. Tall palm trees, poolside cabanas and a white sandy beach gives property owners a tropical themed inland neighborhood to enjoy, but not far from the North Carolina beaches.

Approximately 350 homes have been built to date by the best custom home builders in Wilmington NC. 2,000 homes are planned. Architectural styles reflect Lowcountry and American Traditional brick homes. Homes are priced from the $300k's. Buyers are permitted to build whenever they want. Lots at Compass Pointe are priced from $90k's. Approved custom home builders in Wilmington NC include Liberty Homes, Hagood Homes, Bill Clark Homes & Trusst Builder Group. There are 11 preferred builders in all.

Compass Pointe's location in one of the top places to live in North Carolina is wonderful. Families with school age children will find Charter Day School, Leland Middle School, North Brunswick High School and Leland Christian Academy are the nearest best schools.

Our real estate score for Compass Pointe in Leland North Carolina is 78.

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4.85 out of 5 stars - 551 votes

Property Owner Reviews

Property Owner: George28451CP
Wonderful place to live
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:97/100
Property Owner: MaryAnn
Everyone's goal is to have fun!
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
The people make the community. There is a feeling of welcome, friendliness and helpfulness that permeates Compass Pointe. The amenities are special and make everyday living feel like a vacation. Proximity to Wilmington make it easy to find theaters, restaurants, museums, shopping and places of worship. Many beaches with different "flavors" are also an easy drive away.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:97/100
Property Owner: Tracy
The day we moved in, we were so amazed at the number of neighbors who came over to introduce themselves. Everyone is happy, helpful and so glad to be living in Compass Pointe!!
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
Because everyone is made to feel welcome. You know your home once you move in.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: EDWARD
ALTHOUGH NOT MARKETED AS A RETIREMENT COMMUNITY MOST OF THE OWNERS ARE RETIRED SO WE ALL HAVE A LOT IN COMMON. THE DEVELOPERS ARE HANDS ON AND HAVE PROVIDED AMENITIES ABOVE AND BEYOND WHAT WAS PROMISED.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
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100/100
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100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Kelley
Mostly the people living here. But the beautiful surroundings, the development, the homes and wonderful golf course all make it that much better. We love living here.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: William28451CP
Exceptional pool area, landscaping, a growing gem in North Carolina
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:97/100
Property Owner: Tony
A large majority of families moving to Compass Pointe are from northern states and either retired or near retirement and are weary of the long winters there. The coastal NC weather is perfect for our mentality - still experiencing the 4 seasons but not at the length of the extremes. The cost of homes and the amenities along with the friendliness of the residents are "icing on the cake".
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
great community not only is appearance and amenities the homeowners are truly united as a family. great social activates for the community of all ages. Safe community also for all ages, everyone looks out for each other and the property. there is a great sense of Pride in CP and we are happy to call it home.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100

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Our Score:
Silver
78/100
Resident Score:
Gold
97 / 100

Property Owner Reviews

Property Owner: KAREN
The residents are supportive and giving.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Dennis
Compass Pointe seems to draw very friendly people. They are drawn because of all the wonderful Amenities that are provided, such as the Grand Lanai, The Pointe Wellness Center, huge pool, The Oasis Lounge located in the Grand Lanai. We have tennis courts, horseshoe pits soon we will have a 25 acre lake, three more pool, including a indoor pool. The Golf coarse will be open Fall of 2015. Compass Pointe is resort living at its best. How can you not be happy!
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Bruce
Nice people, lots of activities, excellent amenities, golf course to open in just a couple months.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Joan
It feels like a big family here. There is always something to do, the wellness center, the grand lanai, bowling leagues, group trips and many other activities. We are close to Wilmington and have access to theater, concerts and classes at the university. It truly is "A Wonderful Life"!!
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
The people who live here are amazing. Everyone is friendly. It's a very involved community!
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
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Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
Just driving into the community makes me feel happy and relaxed.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:89/100
Property Owner: Sharon
The word community was meant for Compass Pointe from the moment you enter residents are waving as you drive down the street. The residents are genuinely happy people who have much in common as many of us are relocating from the same geographic area up north. Even prior to moving into the community, while our homes are being built, there is a continuous on-line communication that enables neighbors to be neighborly - exchanging meaningful information that is beneficial to all. And this crowd is a party crowd; they celebrate everything...from welcoming new comers to committees for just about every occasion to all kinds of groups activities like golfing, bowling, card games, music, art, etc. And the Grand Lanai and Wellness Center are the locations for much of these shared events. As a community where a smile is the norm - happy, as well as sad times are shared. Whether you're single or a family unit, it would be very hard to find fault at Compass Pointe. Although it's predominately retirees, it doesn't feel like a retirement "village" at all...Children of all ages are welcome!
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Joyce
Have lived here four years and absolutely love it; great amenities, but more importantly, great people. Enjoy being near the ocean but far enough inland. Wilmington is a wonderful city and you are only two hours away from Raleigh.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Timothy
Everyone is so friendly and sociable
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
60/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:93/100
Property Owner: Pamela
The friendliest people I've ever met make up this beautiful community.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100

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Proximity

Nearest Hospital:
12miles
80/100
Nearest State Park:
19 miles
60/100
Nearest Shopping Mall:
9 miles
100/100
Nearest Good Restaurants:
6 miles
60/100
Nearest Airport - Commercial:
16 miles
100/100
Nearest College:
2 miles
100/100
Nearest Landfill:
8 miles
20/100
Nearest Nuclear Facility:
23 miles
20/100

Amenities

Clubhouse:
100/100
Dog Park:
60/100
Fitness Center:
100/100
Golf Course:
80/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Swimming Pool:
80/100
Tennis:
60/100

Curb Appeal

Gated Entrance:
Yes
60/100
Streets Paved:
Yes
100/100
Street Lighting:
Decorative
80/100
Landscaping:
Enhanced
100/100
Architecture Style:
Southern Traditional
Water:
County
Sewer:
County
Natural Gas:
No

Developer Credibility

Bert Exum and Bobby Harrelson are the two partners who began developing Compass Pointe homes in the mid 2000's. These Wilmington NC real estate developers also developed Waterford of the Carolinas, Palmetto Creek of the Carolinas and Magnolia Green.

No negative news is found on the internet about Compass Pointe or the three North Carolina coastal real estate developers, Exum and Harrelson.

100/100

Sold Pricing

Mean Price (lot):
$82,573
Median Price (lot):
$74,000
Mode Price (lot):
$124,000
Mean Price (home):
$278,772
Median Price (home):
$250,000
Mode Price (home):
$199,000
Number of homes built:
85
According to public records in 2011, there were 92 closed sales at Compass Pointe. 15 single family homes and 77 lots. Per the MLS, there were 11 single family homes closed and zero lots in 2012 through the month of November.
Pricing updated annually for prior 12-24 month period. Mean price is defined as average sold price, Median price as middle sold price and Mode price is defined as most often sold price.

Taxes

County:
Brunswick
Real Estate:
0.0044%
Sales Tax:
7.00%
Southeast Average
Real Estate: 0.365%
Sales Tax: 7.39%
The real estate tax millage rate has been converted for you to an annual percentage.

HOA/POA Annual Dues

Annual Dues:
$1,200

Annual Club Membership Dues

Southeast Average
Golf: $7,638
Sport: $2,485
Social: $4,835

Initiation Fees/Deposits

Southeast Average
Golf: $38,041
Sport: $10,087
Social: $17,469

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Community Scorecard

Our Score:
Silver
78/100
Resident Score:
Gold
97 / 100

Developer Credibility

Bert Exum and Bobby Harrelson are the two partners who began developing Compass Pointe homes in the mid 2000's. These Wilmington NC real estate developers also developed Waterford of the Carolinas, Palmetto Creek of the Carolinas and Magnolia Green.

No negative news is found on the internet about Compass Pointe or the three North Carolina coastal real estate developers, Exum and Harrelson.

100/100