Community Spotlight on Avalon in Bolivia, NC


If you’re searching for new construction within an all-ages community in the Wilmington area, then Avalon in Bolivia, North Carolina might be the perfect retirement spot for you. This new community offers retirees beautiful low-maintenance, single-family homes nestled in a tranquil and tree-lined setting.


D.R. Horton began construction of Avalon in 2017 and plans to offer just 308 single-family homes upon completion. Homebuyers can choose from D.R. Horton’s Freedom Homes collection that features four distinct floor plans ranging in size from 1,588 to 1,883 square feet. These detached homes have two to four bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.

The homes, which are priced from the high $100s to mid $200s, feature single-level living with optional second floors, first-floor master suites with generous walk-in closets, luxurious fixtures, gourmet kitchens, and inviting living areas. Buyers also have plenty of options for customizing their home like adding fireplaces in living rooms or extending their covered porches.


Avalon will also provide residents with well-appointed amenities for a vibrant and social lifestyle. Current plans call for a charming clubhouse that will be the central hub of activity and recreation. Residents will have access to meeting spaces for events and friendly gatherings. An outdoor swimming pool and patio will be the perfect places to enjoy sunny days. A dog park and horseshoe pits will also be provided at this welcoming community.

Due to the community’s low-maintenance lifestyle, homeowners can worry less about lawn work and instead spend their days pursuing new hobbies or exploring the surrounding area. And with just 308 homes in the community, residents will be able to get to know their neighbors easily and build lasting friendships in a close-knit and welcoming setting.


Avalon is ideally located in Brunswick County, making it easy for homeowners to be close to everything they could want or need. This active adult community is just ten miles from Oak Island and its stunning beaches that provide endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Homeowners will love having easy access to two 18-hole golf courses as well as plenty of shopping options and restaurants in the area.

Avalon is also conveniently located near Southport and is a short drive from Wilmington and Myrtle Beach, which offer additional retail shops, entertainment options, and seaside attractions. Healthcare facilities are also nearby, including Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center, which is just six miles away. Driving across town is a breeze thanks to US-17 that links up with major interstates. When long-distance travel is necessary, Wilmington International Airport is about 35 miles away.

Avalon is a great all-ages community offering a low-maintenance lifestyle tucked away in a scenic setting in the Wilmington area in North Carolina.

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