Aerial view of the Intracoastal Waterway in Little River, South Carolina

Active adults looking to be a part of a new community should consider Heather Glen in Little River, SC.

Trusted builder D.R. Horton’s newest active lifestyle community Heather Glen in Little River, South Carolina will consist of a combination of 1,000 single-family and attached homes with several floor plans to consider. All residences within the community are new construction homes with price points starting in the low $200s and increasing to the low $300s. Plans range from 1,343 to more than 2,700 square feet and can have up to six bedrooms, four bathrooms, and two-car garages.

Spread out among rolling hills and scenic pines, Heather Glen not only offers homeowners a tranquil setting, but the community also has several desirable amenities that range from a fitness center with cardio and weight lifting equipment to an outdoor pool, a dog park, and community gardens.

Besides the many housing options and desirable amenities, Heather Glen is also conveniently located only 20 minutes from the sandy shorelines of Myrtle Beach, giving residents easy access to world-class golfing at dozens of championship golf courses, a bevy of entertainment options to enjoy, top-notch seafood restaurants, and several popular shopping destinations, including two Tanger Outlet locations.


Heather Glen features new construction homes with 10 floor plans for prospective buyers to choose between. There are nine unique floor plans for single-family homes that start at 1,343 square feet and increase up to 2,713 square feet. These residences can have three to six bedrooms, two to four bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Some single-family floor plans also allow space for a den. The attached homes at Heather Glen are approximately 1,500 square feet with two to three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.


Although the community is not specifically designated for 55+ residents, it still features many amenities that are sure to appeal to active adults. Noteworthy amenities include a homeowners’ association and a 10,000-square-foot clubhouse with a large veranda, meeting rooms for neighborhood gatherings, and a community kitchen where residents can enjoy socializing with neighbors over a delicious meal made together.

Residents will also find it easy to stay active and healthy while living at Heather Glen with access to a state-of-the-art fitness center and yoga studio right on the property. They can also opt to swim laps for daily cardio or just take some time to relax and soak up the summer sun by the neighborhood’s outdoor resort-style pool. Other outdoor amenities include a blueberry garden where homeowners can test their green thumbs and a fishing lake and dock that are ideal for a leisurely day tossing a line.

Additionally, Heather Glen is a pet-friendly community with a designated dog park where homeowners can spend time with their favorite four-legged friend.


Along with its amenities, Heather Glen’s location in the charming coastal town of Little River also makes it appealing to active adults who want to retire close to the Atlantic Ocean. The town offers a quiet, slower pace than the bigger areas along the coast, but it still has most necessities nearby like grocery stores, pharmacies, and medical facilities. Locals can also visit the Big “M” Casino Ship for a fun night out on the town without going too far, or they can head to La Belle Amie Vineyard for a local wine tasting.

Heather Glen is also close to places like Myrtle Beach where there are countless outdoor recreation opportunities, from golfing and watersports to deep-sea fishing charters. The area also offers a myriad of entertainment options that include an aquarium, several theaters with daily live performances, and music venues. Along with its many cultural amenities, Myrtle Beach also offers several hospital systems that cover a number of different specialties. This can give Heather Glen residents peace of mind when it comes to having top-notch medical care close by.

For those who don’t mind driving a little further, the beach towns of Oak Island, Calabash, Holden Beach, and Ocean Isle Beach are just across the South Carolina state line in North Carolina. They can all be reached within a 40-minute drive or less. Each of the towns has its own unique charms, but all of them offer visitors picturesque beaches, fresh seafood, and small downtown areas to explore.

Learn more information about Heather Glen here.