Posted on: March 7th, 2016 Posted in Around ILM, Community News, History

If you live in the Leland area – a Brunswick County suburb of Wilmington, NC, than “bridge traffic” is a huge topic of discussion”¦and irritation!

Currently, construction is underway for the area’s main artery – US 17/74/76. When complete, the road will expand from four to six lanes between Wilmington and Leland. The $55 million “Causeway Widening Project” – has shifted traffic in various ways, shapes and forms – and has created a LARGE headache for residents that must commute in and out of town.

Because of these traffic woes, many frustrated Leland residents are exploring new neighborhoods in New Hanover County”¦.sans bridge. And at River Bluffs, Wilmington’s popular village community, folks love the convenient location that River Bluffs provides.


Yes, we must brag a bit – there is no bridge traffic at River Bluffs – just a convenient location, wonderful amenities and a quiet, relaxed lifestyle! Come and explore with us”¦.

River Bluffs is located in Castle Hayne, just 10 minutes from historic downtown and just 2 minutes from I-140. We’re just a few miles from the Wilmington International Airport. All of your modern conveniences – Costco, Whole Foods, Mayfaire Town Center and more, are minutes away.

The neighborhood’s newest amenity, Porches Cafe, offers residents delicious lunch, dinner and dessert options 7 days a week. The cafe now joins neighborhood amenities that include a resort-style pool and fitness center, walking and nature trails, boat slips, a post office, meeting spaces, an organic farm and ample covered decks and patios for relaxing and gathering with friends.

In addition, River Bluffs will welcome two hard surface, lighted tennis courts, a basketball court and four pickleball courts near the community’s village square this year, as well as resident RV and boat storage.

River Bluffs is being developed on a philosophy of sustainability and environmental preservation. The community remains an area leader in innovative low impact development techniques, ensuring that more than a third of the land is preserved as open space, trails and parks.

Water Life
Water is a big part of the River Bluffs lifestyle, thanks to the community’s border along the scenic Northeast Cape Fear River. River Bluffs Marina Complex will boast 141 boat slips with 20′ to 30′ water depth, state of the art floating docks, and so much more. If you don’t want to get out in the boat, the future River Club will provide residents and their guests with a warm and inviting gathering space complete with a restaurant, lounge, widescreen TVs and large stone fireplace -with a breathtaking riverfront view!

Beautiful Homes
The River Bluffs neighborhood vision: think classic southern architecture – inside and out. Homes in the community are reminiscent of homes found along riverbanks in historic Wilmington, Charleston and Savannah.

Single-family homes start from the high $300s, townhomes from $304,500.

The River Bluffs Builder Team is focused on quality and craftsmanship and are well-respected in the area. The River Bluffs homebuilders: Bass Built Custom Homes, Herrington Homes, 70 West Builders, Plantation Building Corporation, Premier Homes, Stello Construction and Summit Building Group.

No Bridge Traffic!
Come in and meet our warm, friendly – and helpful – sales team and discover what NO BRIDGE TRAFFIC feels like.

Discover River Bluffs today!

Call (910) 623-5015, stop by – we’re located at 1100 Chair Road in Castle Hayne, NC, or email to schedule your exclusive community tour.