Enjoy Historic Southport!An hour, or the entire day…

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The Cottages at Southport is a community that celebrates cottage-style living located in the City of Southport, North Carolina. We’re just 5 miles from the beach.

Here’s a little more about our all-American hometown…

Southport, North Carolina is located at the mouth of the Cape Fear River at the intersection of The Intracoastal Waterway and The Atlantic Ocean.

Southport is a quaint NC fishing village that also features historic southern homes, antique shops, huge live oaks, art galleries, public parks and a variety of restaurants.

Southport, NC is also the home of the North Carolina 4th of July Festival and the U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament. Convenient? Yes! Charming? You bet.

Southport is a popular location for film and television projects. Television shows including, “Dawson’s Creek“, “One Tree Hill” and “Matlock” have taken advantage of Southport’s beautiful scenery.

Safe Haven“, “I Know What You Did Last Summer“, “Crimes of the Heart“, “Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood” and “Domestic Disturbance” were filmed in Southport.

TAXES – REAL PROPERTY

Brunswick County – Mil Rate: .4425 / $100

City of Southport – Mil Rate: .2456 / $100

Total Mil Rate – .6881/$100

Example Mil Rate: Taxes for $250,000 Assessed Home, $1,720.25/year

INSURANCE

Estimated Wind & Hail Insurance for a $255,500 house (Sandfiddler) would be between $1,400-$1,600

HOA

HOA is $990 per year. This covers: pool and cabana; entrances, greenscapes, pond, common area irrigation and maintenance; streets, sidewalks, and street lighting maintenance; irrigation of your lawn and landscape.

LOCAL INFORMATION

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

  • Southport-Oak Island
    Area Chamber
    of Commerce

    4433 Long Beach Rd. SE
    Southport, NC 28461
    (910) 457-6964
    website

SHOPPING

  • Mayfaire Towne Shopping Center
    Military Cut-off Rd.
    Wilmington, NC 28405
    (910) 763-8551
    website
  • Independence Mall
    3500 Oleander Dr.
    Wilmington, NC 28403
    (910) 392-1776
    website

LOCAL UTILITIES

ELECTRIC

  • City of Southport
    201 E. Moore Street
    Southport, NC 28461
    (910) 457-7910
    website

TELEPHONE/CABLE/HIGH SPEED INTERNET

  • AT&T NC
    (888) 757-6500
    website
  • TimeWarner Cable
    1949 Dawson Street
    Wilmington, NC 28403
    (910) 457-6319
    website

WATER & SEWER

  • City of Southport
    201 E. Moore Street
    Southport, NC 28461
    (910) 457-7910
    website

TRASH COLLECTION

  • Waste Industries
    (800) 814-4544

TAXES & INSURANCE

TAXES – REAL PROPERTY

  • Brunswick County
    Mil Rate: .305 / $100
  • City of Southport
    Mil Rate: .18 / $100
  • Total Mil Rate:.485/$100
  • Example Mil Rate
    Taxes for $250,000 Assessed Home
    $1,212.50/year

INSURANCE

  • Est. Wind &
    Hail Insurance
    for $255,500 house (Sandfiddler)would be between $1,400-$1,600.
  • Homeowners Insurance
    Approx. $500-$600

MEDICAL FACILITIES

HOSPITALS

  • J.A. Dosher Memorial Hospital
    924 North Howe Street
    Southport, NC 28461
    (910) 457-3800
  • Brunswick Community Hospital
    240 Hospital Drive NE
    Bolivia, NC 28422
    (910) 755-81210

COMMUNITY SERVICES

  • Police Department
    201 East Moore St.
    Southport, NC 28461
    (910) 457-7911
    website
  • Fire Department
    107 E Nash Street
    Southport, NC 28461
    (910) 457-7915
    website
  • Oak Island Town Hall
    4601 East Oak Island Dr.
    Oak Island, NC 28465
    (910) 278-5011
    website

LOCAL EDUCATION

SCHOOLS

  • Southport
    Elementary (Pre K–5)

    701 West 9th St.
    Southport, NC 28461
    (910) 457-6036
  • Southport
    Middle School (6–8)

    100 Cougar Dr., BSL
    Southport, NC 28461
    (910) 845-2771
  • South Brunswick
    High School (9-12)

    280 Cougar Drive, BSL
    Southport, NC 28461
    (910) 845-2203
  • Brunswick
    Community College

    2050 Enterprise Drive NE
    Leland, NC 28451
    (800) 754-1050
  • UNCW – Admissions
    601 South College Rd.
    Wilmington, NC
    (910) 962-3243
  • Cape Fear
    Community College

    411 North Front St.
    Wilmington, NC
    (910) 362-7000

From our owners:

We were so impressed with the Cottages (at Holly Ridge) when our daughter purchased a home, my wife and I also purchased.

Keith & Karen
The Sand Dune Cottage Owners

So close to so much:

Wilmington, NC 30 minutes

Explore the historic riverwalk, hundreds of dining options, major shopping, theater, arts and state-of-the-art medical facilities
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Oak Island, NC 22 minutes

Caswell since 1838. In the late 1930's, the island featured a pavilion and hosted fox hunts.
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Myrtle Beach, SC 55 minutes

One of the many broad, beautiful beaches that neighbor Southport
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Brunswick County, North Carolina 30 minutes

As of 2008, the population was 103,160. Brunswick County is the 37th fastest growing county in the country. Its county seat is Bolivia. Brunswick County is part of the Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area.